Your wedding day is supposed to be one of the most special events of your life, so it’s only fitting that your dress rises to the occasion. The search for the perfect wedding dress is one of the most important parts of being a bride-to- be. So you might not consider buying a used wedding dress online — but maybe you should.
The high price of wedding dresses can be a deterrent to picking out a truly unique gown. In 2021, the average wedding dress cost $1,800and your dream dress can range from $500 to $4,000 (and can go even higher than that, depending on how luxurious and custom you want!).
Still there are plenty of places online that sell beautiful used gowns for your big day — without the big price tag. We found nine places to snag the cheapest used wedding dresses online.
9 Places to Buy a Used Wedding Dress Online
Here are nine that we’ve highlighted:
- Once Wed
- Loved Twice Bridal
- Borrowing Magnolia
Stillwhite is one of a few online shops where sellers can list their preowned wedding dress for a small listing fee. Buyers sift through dresses from brands like Pronovias or Stella York and can find dresses reduced to as little as $50.
The site allows you to chat with sellers about price, measurements and any other questions. If the seller is located near you, you can even ask to meet in person (though always be cautious).
Buyers who pay with PayPalwhich is integrated into the system, are protected on up to $20,000 per item, including shipping, if the item arrives in a different condition than in the photos. The buyer is typically the one who pays for shipping.
PreownedWeddingDresses.com started in 2004 as a way to give brides and their bridal party a more affordable option. You can shop by location, designer, type or size. PayPal is integrated into the site’s system, which, like on Stillwhite, allows for purchase…