GMA: Pre-Owned Wedding Dresses Helps Brides Get Cash For Bridal Gown
The big day is finally over. You breath a sigh of relief as you snuggle in bed next to your spouse and think about all that it took to get here. You might cringe or get a little teary thinking about planning your wedding, but you’ll always smile when you think of the gown you married your love in. Maybe your mom went with you and held your hand as you said yes to the dress. Maybe your bridesmaids danced around you in a group hug as you finally found your dream gown. It might have been expensive, or maybe you visited the Kleinfeld’s bridal trunk sale.
Now, that fairytale gown is lying across the back of a chair, on the other side of the room from where you and your partner are. Next week, you’ll think about how to store it or what your daughter will look like in the gown 30 years from now. Or maybe you’re thinking, man, I just want to sell the thing and buy that cute Coach bag that just came out. Yep, some brides are really getting into the idea of selling their wedding dress.
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PreOwnedWeddingDress.com is helping wives get rid of their gently used wedding gowns and asissting new brides in finding a bargain priced dress. Josie Dega created the eBay of wedding gowns. They connect buyers and sellers and let them do business privately. Former brides get access to the nifty value calculator to help detirmine that fair price of the wedding gown they want to sell. All you do is pay the one time registration fee of $25 and you are off and running. Over 20,000 dresses have been sold on the site.
Beyonce Wedding Gown For Sale on PreOwned Wedding Dresses
A good rule of thumb when selling is to price the dress at 50% of its retail value. If your wedding budget is huge and you have $30,000 to drop on a gorgeous gown, maybe consider a dress that was worn by Beyonce in her “Best Thing I Ever Had” music video. The designer is selling the gown on the website now! There is usually room for negotiation because you are dealing directly with the sellers.