(Closed) To Rent or To Buy The Dress?

posted 8 years ago in Dress
  • poll: Rent or Buy?
    Rent that dress! : (2 votes)
    15 %
    Buy that baby! : (10 votes)
    77 %
    A Dress? Go NAKED! : (1 votes)
    8 %
  • Post # 3
    Member
    277 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: August 2012

    I bought my dress. I just like the fact that my dress is going to be fitted perfectly to ME and that it’s my dress. I don’t like sharing. 😉 lol But really, if you buy your dress you can always sell it after the wedding as well (and then you have a dress that fits you perfectly for the wedding). I think I’m going to keep mine though… It’s sentimental.

    Post # 4
    Member
    6572 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: February 2010

    I bought a dress, but I wanted something more casual that I could wear again and inexpensive. If I was going to have a big fancy ball gown, I’d consider renting.

    Post # 5
    Member
    1816 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: December 2017

    I’ve actually never heard of renting a wedding dress (except back home in Las Vegas).  I bought mine because I am very short, and there is no way I could get the proper length without cutting the dress up.

    Post # 6
    Member
    14657 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2011

    I didn’t even think of renting the dress, or heard of it.  Would you be able to alter a rented dress?  Guys rent their tux, so sure, why not.  If you dont care to keep it afterwards, renting is a great alternative and you dont have to deal with selling it. 

    Post # 8
    Member
    14183 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2009

    if i could’ve rented a really AWESOME dress, i would’ve. My wedding dress sits in a cedar closet. Haven’t looked at it since i got married…but it was also a $400 dress. So if my option was a) spend the money on a designer gown or b) rent a designer gown, i’d have chosen option B in a heartbeat!

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