Buying a used wedding dress is one way to save a good deal of money. The dresses have all been dry cleaned and most of the sites require them to be in excellent condition. The sites do not want the wedding dresses, they are listing services for private sellers and many times you can get the wedding dress for less than the listed price. Some of them also carry bridesmaid dresses, flower girl dresses and mother of the bride dresses, as well as accessories.
Pre Owned Wedding Dresses .com lets sellers post details about their wedding dress on the site for a $25.00 fee. The buyer can search by designer or use the advanced search to look by size, features, colors or location. Some of the choices they have had are a Monique Lhuillier that originally sold for $4500 for $2000. This one was not used, it was a sample. An Amy Michelson that originally sold for $5500 for $3500 and a Lazaro that originally sold for $3375 for $1750.
Encore Bridal charges sellers a percentage of the sales price. Buyers can search by designer, size and/or any keyword. Some of their offerings have been a Christos 4015 that sold for $4,800.00 for $2,400.00, and Alvina Valenta that sold for $3,200.00 for $1,925.00 and a Justina McCaffrey Veronica that sold for $3,000.00 for $1,650.00.
Once Wed does not charge for listing as dress and unlike most of the others, they accept non designer dresses as well. The buyer browses the selection. Some of their choices have been a Pronovias that originally sold for $1,700.00 CDN for $1,100.00 CDN, a Monique Lhuillier that originally sold for $4,935.00 USD for $2,750.00 USD and a Maggie Sottero that originally sold for $879.00 USD for $480.00 USD.
Wedding Dress Market charges a seller $7.49 a month with the first month free. The buyer can browse or shop by designer. Some of the their offerings have included a Mary’s Bridals Couture that originally sold for $5,000 for $4,000, a Anjolique that originally sold for $1,600 for $500 and a Mary’s Bridals that originally sold for $940 for $250.
Save the Dress charges the seller a $25.00 fee to list the dress, but the price per dress is less if there are multiple listings. A buyer can browse by street size, designer, price, featured dresses, and most popular. Some if their choices have been a David’s Bridal that originally cost $648.00 for $350.00, a Michelle Roth that originally cost $2,750.00 for $1,090.00 and a Pnina Tornai that originally sold for $20,000 for $5,555.00.