stores and shops willing to take your hard earned cash.
A little patience will go a long way. We've all heard about
the wedding dress off eBay for 5p and that designer number
off the sale rail in the warehouse sales.
If you wait and shop around you’ll find some great bargains
– and that inexpensive wedding dress as well.
Here are some ideas of where to find your perfect cheap
Many designers will have warehouse sales to sell off the end
of stock. They’re a great place to pick up a bargain, but a
word of advice, be prepared.
Make sure you know exactly what you’re looking for (i.e.
designer, style and size). If you go to browse, you’re
unlikely to find anything through the scrum of brides-to-be!
Try Copplestone's Bridal Gown and Wedding Dress Outlet in
Liverpool who have over 500 new designer wedding dresses
from £99 to £299.
Internet Dress Agencies
There are a number of online dress agencies selling second
hand wedding dresses where you can easily pick up a once
worn designer dress at a great price.
You can even buy and sell for free in the Cheap Wedding
Success Forum, so pick up a bargain and help another bride-
End of Line Sales
At the end of each season, all wedding dress shops will have
a sale, where you can get some great discounts. Again, know
what you want and it should be quite painless!
There are several large auction sites on the internet
which have hundreds of inexpensive wedding dresses listed.
Ebay is of course the best. Browse and you should be able to
find that designer dress, if you’re lucky, it may even be
brand new. Before you do, read these tips on buying wedding
dresses off Ebay.
There are several shops on the high street that offer very
affordable wedding dresses.Have a look around, you maybe
surprised at what you can find. And don’t forget, with any
wedding dress, for a perfect fit it will probably need
High Street Dress Agencies
There’s usually a good dress agency in most towns that will
bring lonely, but well looked-after dresses together with
thrifty shoppers. You should be able to find some excellent
priced, excellent quality wedding dresses in these shops.
There are several large wedding shows throughout the year
and often they have rack upon rack of inexpensive wedding
dresses, many of which are at discount prices because you
buy what you see. This means it’s been tried on by a
hundred other girls and may have some small marks on it. If
you don’t mind this, then you’ll get a bargain.
Many charity shops have second-hand wedding dresses and in
early summer, you should be able to find several in each
shop. Often these are a little out of date in the fashion
stakes, but could make the base for a great dress if you’re
willing to do some alternations. Many of the larger stores
often have more modern dresses.
Oxfam has several dedicated wedding stores, where you’ll be
sure to pick up a bargain. Many of the dresses are from
fashion shows, are samples or end of lines and have never
been worn. These stores are popping up all over the country
and there's now one in most major cities.
Vintage shops often have a great range of Victorian,
Edwardian or vintage wedding dresses and often come with a
low price tag. These styles of dress are becoming more
fashionable, but at the same time, they're all unique.
With all these options, you're sure to find your perfect
inexpensive wedding dress!