(Closed) Sell or Preserve?

posted 8 years ago in Dress
  • poll:
    Sold it : (33 votes)
    53 %
    Kept it : (29 votes)
    47 %
  • Post # 17
    352 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: June 2012

    I am so struggling with this.  I love my dress so much and it would make me so sad to sell it but at the same time from research I have done I can get like 1200 for it.  That is a huge chunk of change to let sit in the closet… hmm I think I will not know until a few months after the wedding.  I don’t want to wait to long though and then it will not be as new and so many other brides will be trying to sell it.  Mine is also barely altered so it would be really desireable to a lot of women that are looking for this dress in a size 10.  Still… we I be able to let go… I DK!! So hard 🙁

    Post # 18
    352 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: June 2012

    @raspberrymacaron:  lol I just read your post… made me giggle… this is something my Fiance would say 🙂

    Post # 20
    1562 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: November 2011

    I am keeping mine.  It’s a family tradition to make christening and first communion clothes from the wedding dress.

    Post # 21
    2253 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: October 2012

    @Keltaena:  Thank you. I was motivated by another bee’s thread that described her purchasing her wedding dress from a fundraising event.

    @nyscpa2be:  Awww, this is a very beautiful idea.

    @raspberrymacaron:  And if you wear it around town, imagine all the “congrats” you will get from people. Nice ego boost and a chance to relive the wedding giddiness. =)

    Post # 22
    37 posts
    • Wedding: December 2012

    Have you ever thought trash your dress? You can have more fun on it, take photographes to memorize the moments! I’m leading towards the route 😉

    Post # 23
    1812 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: February 2012

    I’m debating at the moment exactly the same thing.  I think in the end though that I will sell it, but keep my tiara, veil and bolero.  My dress is so gorgeous, it’s a shame that it will be hidden away.

    Post # 24
    835 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: October 2011

    LilytoMarry   … yes, highly debating it!!!

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