(Closed) What was/is your dress budget?

posted 8 years ago in Dress
  • poll:
    Under $500 : (38 votes)
    16 %
    $501-$1000 : (79 votes)
    32 %
    $1001-$1500 : (52 votes)
    21 %
    $1501-$2000 : (31 votes)
    13 %
    $2001-$2500 : (9 votes)
    4 %
    $2501-$3000 : (11 votes)
    4 %
    $3001-$3500 : (5 votes)
    2 %
    $3501-$4000 : (1 votes)
    0 %
    $4001-$4500 : (4 votes)
    2 %
  • Post # 3
    Member
    11325 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: February 2011

    Lol I must be in a dress mood (or the ‘bee is) because I think this is the 3rd or 4th time I’ve posted my dress today! My budget was $1000 and I spent $800 on my dress. With alterations I’ll probably be just about at my limit. 

    Post # 4
    Member
    1815 posts
    Buzzing bee

    I found my dress a couple weekends ago, and I have an appointment to put the deposit down this weekend. It’s a little over $750…and gorgeous! I’ll post a pic after my appointment, it’s definitely doable!

    Post # 5
    Member
    2237 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: September 2011

    My originaly budget was $1500, but we ended up spending $1750.  Here is my lovely (although it is posted on about a million other threads):

    I can’t wait until I can go pick her up…probably not until February though Frown  And even then I think I’m keeping her at fi’s family’s house so I’m not tempted to prance around in it on a daily basis, lol (and we have too many pets to feet safe)

    Post # 6
    Member
    144 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: September 2010

    I voted Unsure because we didn’t have an official budget.  I could spend as much as I wanted, provided that I absolutely loved the dress.  I was contemplating the $4,500 Jim Hjelm for a big wedding next year, but we ended up eloping and I wore a $450 dress.

    Post # 7
    Member
    2201 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: August 2010

    My budget was $1500 and I found my dress for $850, so I came in under budget even with alterations and all my accessories!

    Maggie Sottero Milana (I have it posted everywhere Smile)

    Post # 8
    Member
    433 posts
    Helper bee

    I wanted to spend under $700.

    Spent $250 for this dress:

    c1858bbb-1.jpg picture by megadoomer32

    and $250 for alterations (remove skirt and reattach w/ hook&eyes, create sweetheart neckline, taken in on sides and lace reworked, cups added, second skirt made)

    IMG_6978-1.jpg picture by megadoomer32

    Post # 9
    Member
    5670 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: August 2010

    My budget was 3,000 and I ended up spending $5,200. I found a dress I loved for $4,200 but wanted to add to it and instead had a custom gown made by Rivini based on a a dress that was in the current collectiong.

     

    [attachment=1383448,175597] [attachment=1383448,175598]

    Post # 10
    Member
    1810 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: April 2011

    For the dress only, I chose under $500. I wanted to find something for about $300 but I figured it was unrealistic. However, I did get my dress for $350, so not bad. That doesn’t include alterations or shoes/bra/veil/etc.

    Post # 11
    Member
    4547 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: September 2010

    My budget was $1000 but I ended up under it at around $800!

    Post # 12
    Member
    8738 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: September 2011

    Our prelim budget is $2k-$5k. The dress I currently love is $3,500 but I just started looking. (And obviously if I find something under $2k that is perfect, that will be the dress.)

    Post # 13
    Member
    172 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: April 2011

    Mine was $1,500 (with a little give) and I managed to score one for $1,160. Yay! Here I am in the sample.

    [attachment=1383530,175612]

    Post # 14
    Member
    1030 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: May 2011

    My budget was $1200 and this cost me $900 before alterations (haven’t done them yet).

    [attachment=1383533,175614]

    Post # 15
    Member
    2280 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: April 2011

    I wanted to come in under 2K, and I did, with the cathedral length veil included! Alterations will probably push me slightly over that, though.

    Post # 16
    Member
    1991 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: October 2011

    I actually had my dress budget at around $400, but I’m getting it custom made for $550. Thankfully, my aunt has offered to pay for it.

    The topic ‘What was/is your dress budget?’ is closed to new replies.

    Find Amazing Vendors