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best place to buy a dress for TTD session?

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#1 nicdeb928

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    Posted 06 July 2010 - 01:36 PM

    Hi ladies...ive decided not to use my maggie sottero weddng gown for my ttd session the following day, so now i need to find a cheap dress that i can get quickly (wedding is 4 months away)...does anyone have any suggestions? has anyone used an online site and was happy with it..i would only like to spend about $100...thanks so much, nicole

    #2 eholt

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      Posted 06 July 2010 - 01:55 PM

      Try looking on Unique Wedding Dresses,Unusual Wedding Dresses,Inexpensive Wedding Dresses. I was on there yesterday and found some nice stuff. Also try the clearance racks @ your local department stores. You would be suprised what you find there.
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      #3 Michelle-2

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        Posted 06 July 2010 - 02:16 PM

        There are two websites that I have seen that have very inexpensive dresses and lots of styles to choose from - LittleCoral.com and Fashioninthebox.com I haven't ordered anything from either, but with the style choices and prices, I just may take a chance. Good Luck!

        Beaches Turks & Caicos - October 21, 2011

        #4 A_J_Mitchell

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          Posted 06 July 2010 - 04:47 PM

          Someone posted this one in another section on the forum, you can't beat it for $85

          pleated-strapless-rhinestone-brooch-formal BLK BRN BURG FUCH GOLD IVRY PURP RED ROYL SILV TURQ - GoJane.com


          #5 wendyjd

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            Posted 06 July 2010 - 06:36 PM

            Its really hit or miss but I found my TTD on craigslist, just over $100, tags still attached, never worn. And the seller was another bride who found a second dress. She wants to see pics when I get them back. To me plus is you can try it on and walk out with it immediately or walk away. Good luck!!

            #6 Ayita

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              Posted 06 July 2010 - 07:50 PM

              I got mine from David's bridal, internet sales section. 99$. At first they did not have my size but I kept on coming back and for sure somebody returned one in my size that I immediately ordered. Worked out perfect.

              #7 islandbride317

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                Posted 06 July 2010 - 11:08 PM

                I also had a Maggie gown (well, Sottero and Midgley but whatever!) and didn't want to "trash" that gown either, Nicole!

                I found a fantastic gown for $50 on eBay...if you search for your size and keep checking you can find something really great that you won't mind wearing in the ocean, for a fraction of the cost! I didn't want to spend over $100 for my TTD gown, and I had one that I worked great for my pics, so maybe give eBay a look?

                Either way, good luck sugar!

                #8 ~Angela~

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                  Posted 06 July 2010 - 11:45 PM

                  Ebay, Craigslist, Kijiji, PreOwnedWeddingDresses.com, OnceWed.com, etc, etc.

                  I have two .... one of which is for sale ....a Jim Hjelm replica (style #8800). The one I am actually wearing is from David's Bridal ... the $99 rack! :)

                  #9 Brandy

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                    Posted 07 July 2010 - 10:33 AM

                    Tris on here posted a website with some cute dresses, its Click the image to open in full size.
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                    #10 hat0112

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                      Posted 07 July 2010 - 11:44 AM

                      Why don’t you try David’s Bridal? They usually have dresses for $99 and you will be able to try them on in the store. They also have some online too as ayita said. I got my dress from DB and they ordered it for me and it came in only a week after they ordered it.
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