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#31 of 34 Old 09-04-2013, 06:41 AM
 
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I got a white prom dress for around $100 and paid about $30 for some minor alterations. I had to go through a lot of dresses to find anything white, though. It was frustrating. But my budget at the time absolutely did not run to a $300+ dress from a bridal salon, so. 


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i got my wedding dress from the fancy pants place in town.  they had a one day sale to get all of the old merchandise out and make room for new stuff.

 

My $1,400 dress was $199. =)

 

a friend got hers on ebay.  wedding was called off, and dress was never worn.  $200

 

Also, our goodwill ALWAYS has dresses.  The last place I lived, Goodwill NEVER had dresses.  Can you call neighboring towns and see if they get a lot of dresses

 

If you want a simple dress, definitely see if any bridesmaids or prom dresses fit the bill!

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I'm a bit late to this party, but for future brides looking for great deals on beautiful dresses here's an fyi:  www.bestdayweddingdresses.com.  Hope it might help others down the road.

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I also wanted a cheaper wedding dress, and wanted to side-step the cost of major alterations, so I got a dress commissioned from scratch. Because it was a simple (but very specific design) and I chose the simple fabrics, it kept the price down, but I still got a perfect fit WITHOUT spending hours and hours scouring for deals and then paying for piecemeal alterations. The time was more $$$ IMO than the extra cash I put out. All in all I paid $500 for labor and materials. 


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