(Closed) To sell or not to sell….

posted 6 years ago in Dress
Post # 4
1890 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: May 2011

I sold mine–I actually didn’t put it up for sale or anything, someone here on the Bee saw my pics and sent me a PM wanting to buy it from me.  I think it’s great that a beautiful dress can be enjoyed by more than one bride, and who knows when you’ll have a daughter, what size she’ll be, what kind of dress she’ll want to wear for her wedding, and how well the material of the dress would hold up over decades of saving it.  Sell it and go on vacation with your hubby!

Post # 5
209 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: April 2013

I’m debating the same thing.  But I’m pretty sure I’ll keep mine.  My mom still has my grandma’s dress & hers as well.  

Post # 6
2117 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: May 2013

I just don’t think I could sell mine. All of the memories in it and then it is just gone and you can’t ever look at it again unless it’s in photo or video. I can’t 🙁

Post # 7
2892 posts
Sugar bee

I sold mine. I thought about keeping for a hot second then I realized that it would just take up a room, never be worn again, could be sold for a pretty penny (and it was), and I didn’t want to kid myself with thinking that I *might* have a daughter one day who *might* actually like the look of a dress that’s 30 years old. I have tons of pics and they look great. That’s all I needed. The dress money went to help pay for our honeymoon.

Post # 8
2515 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: December 2011

i’m trying to sell mine right now. i debated whether to keep it or not but decided i’d rather get some money for it. i don’t have anywhere to store it and i’ll never wear it again.

Post # 9
10453 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: February 2014

Do you need the money? I’d keep it if you don’t. 

Post # 10
2840 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

@ForeverYoung:  You could always donate it to a good cause, something like Brides Against Breast Cancer.

Post # 11
565 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2013 - Pavilion at Rocky Neck State Park

I am not selling mine. I plan to put it in a shadow-box type of thing and display it. I have no idea what dress I am getting yet, but there is no way I am going to spend hard earned money on a dress I don’t love and won’t want to keep 

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