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anyone sold their wedding dress easily?

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Estimated201 Fri 29-Apr-16 14:33:38

It was over £3k new in 2012.

I dont want much for it. Id be happy for it to go to a good home for £100, but every dress seller I have contacted wants to advertise it for £600 and will wait until its sold

Id much rather sell it quicker for less.

Has any one done that?

coveredinhopeandvaseline Fri 29-Apr-16 14:50:49

Yes, on Gumtree. It went for £100 less than rrp (was a Kitty and Dulcie dress which retails at rrp£325) and sold in 2 days.

IsItMeOr Fri 29-Apr-16 14:59:59

If you're not worried about the money, you could consider donating it to somewhere like the Wedding Wishing Well Foundation, which helps people who are ill with cancer to still get married.

KP86 Fri 29-Apr-16 15:42:56

I also donated mine on a local forum. The person who got it sent me photos when she was married. I'm glad someone else who may not have been able to afford it was given a chance to feel princess-y!

But mine was only about £250, and for £3000 I may have felt differently!!

Seasidedolly Fri 29-Apr-16 17:29:44

I sold mine on Preloved, its free to list so no charges. It sold for about 1/2 the price I paid for it, although I think I could've gotten more for it. It was listed for 3/4 weeks I think. I then boxed it and sent is recorded delivery with insurance to the buyer. No hassle.

As PP suggested, if you don't want a lot for it you could consider donating it?

There is a charity that turn wedding dresses into gowns for babies born to early to be buried in, although I don't know their name, sorry.

UsernameTaken2 Fri 29-Apr-16 22:20:35

My mum sold mine on preloved. Not sure how much she got for it but it was worth doing as I didn't have the space to keep it and it wasn't the sort of dress that could be fashioned into a christening robe

OrionsAccessory Fri 29-Apr-16 22:25:34

I tried my wedding dress on in a shop, fell in love with it but couldn't afford it at £1500. Looked on preloved when I got home and found the same dress for half the price. After my wedding I got it cleaned (which cost £100) then sold it on again (on gumtree) for the same price I payed for it. My mum was very proud of me, she loves a bargain grin

PinPon Fri 29-Apr-16 22:29:14

Sold mine on eBay for £50 less than I bought it for. (Bought it from eBay second hand to start with.) Definitely cost hundreds rather than thousands though.

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