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#1 Clussy75

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    Posted 25 July 2007 - 11:36 AM

    Ok, so once upon a time, I was engaged to another man and I had bought a really pretty Monique Luo dress that i loved. Ivory, flattering fit, sooo damn purty... Then that engagement was called off (details involved his family being very racist against the idea of their precious son marrying a Spanish woman and they threatened to totally cut him off... Now, we'd been together for about 8 years at that point... apparently they cut off his gonads at a young age so he his spine was also affected along the way...). All for the best though because my current fiance (who was a friend of mine all along) stepped up and got this romance cranking and well, the rest is history... I can't very well wear a dress I bought for another wedding to another man, right? So I bought another dress that I LOVE and now am having a hard time selling my original dress that is un-altered, un-worn and realllly pretty. Where's the best place to sell it? It's not a fancy designer one but really nice none-the-less.

    Any advice Ladies?
    Claudia & Sean
    11/11/07

    #2 michelle08

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      Posted 25 July 2007 - 11:39 AM

      All I can think of is ebay or craigslist...or on here?? Post Pics if you can.

      On a side note....good decision on leaving the ex...if he couldn't stand up to his family to marry you...the rest of your life would have had problems! Glad you found Mr. Right!

      #3 TammyB

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        Posted 25 July 2007 - 11:39 AM

        you can list it on..

        preownedweddingdresses.com

        #4 Alyssa

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          Posted 25 July 2007 - 11:43 AM

          Quote:
          Originally Posted by Clussy75
          Ok, so once upon a time, I was engaged to another man and I had bought a really pretty Monique Luo dress that i loved. Ivory, flattering fit, sooo damn purty... Then that engagement was called off (details involved his family being very racist against the idea of their precious son marrying a Spanish woman and they threatened to totally cut him off... Now, we'd been together for about 8 years at that point... apparently they cut off his gonads at a young age so he his spine was also affected along the way...). All for the best though because my current fiance (who was a friend of mine all along) stepped up and got this romance cranking and well, the rest is history... I can't very well wear a dress I bought for another wedding to another man, right? So I bought another dress that I LOVE and now am having a hard time selling my original dress that is un-altered, un-worn and realllly pretty. Where's the best place to sell it? It's not a fancy designer one but really nice none-the-less.

          Any advice Ladies?
          what size is it? style #? post it here so we can take a look - maybe one of us will buy it!!!

          or ebay

          #5 Clussy75

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            Posted 25 July 2007 - 11:56 AM

            Quote:
            Originally Posted by michelle08
            All I can think of is ebay or craigslist...or on here?? Post Pics if you can.

            On a side note....good decision on leaving the ex...if he couldn't stand up to his family to marry you...the rest of your life would have had problems! Glad you found Mr. Right!
            Thanks Michelle! You're absolutely right. I let out constant 'phew's when thinking back to what I would have had to deal with for the rest of our lives had I not put my foot down. The almost MIL even slapped my hand one time because I wasn't putting together her son's meal properly. Yep, slapped. Grrrr... Yeah, I couldn't get past that.

            I'm currently posting it on CL so ebay may be next.
            Claudia & Sean
            11/11/07

            #6 Clussy75

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              Posted 25 July 2007 - 11:58 AM

              Quote:
              Originally Posted by TammyB
              you can list it on..

              preownedweddingdresses.com
              I'll try this one too. Thanks Tammy!
              Claudia & Sean
              11/11/07

              #7 Clussy75

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                Posted 25 July 2007 - 11:58 AM

                Quote:
                Originally Posted by Mrs.B 2008
                what size is it? style #? post it here so we can take a look - maybe one of us will buy it!!!

                or ebay
                I've posted it on Craigslist but maybe I'm pricing it wrong? I paid about $600 or so for it originally and now I'm taking the price down to $390 obo (is this still too expensive?) . Here's the post for it on CL. BRAND NEW - Monique Luo WEDDING DRESS -SIZE 8 - Never Altered

                It's a size 6, ivory colored with boning and pics are on the CL listing.
                Claudia & Sean
                11/11/07

                #8 LCBride2007

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                  Posted 25 July 2007 - 11:58 AM

                  the site Tammy mentioned is a good one, for sure - but also can't hurt to list it on eBay or Craig's list too - or on here!

                  #9 TATrisha

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                  Posted 25 July 2007 - 12:02 PM

                  Wow, it's a very pretty dress. For never being altered, or worn, I think $390 is a good starting off point.

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                  #10 Alyssa

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                    Posted 25 July 2007 - 12:27 PM

                    very pretty!!!




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