My husband and I were on a super tight budget for our wedding, I mean no wiggle room! Luckily I am super fabulously frugal and we spent under $5,000 for EVERYTHING, but that is another post. My wedding dress was no exception to the rule. Hold on to your socks...... my wedding dress cost $125.00 brand new! I don't exactly recommend this to people, but I bought my dress on eBay. It looked gorgeous in the pictures so I decided to take a risk. When my dress arrived however, it was about 4 sizes too big so I had to get it altered. This was not super surprising since almost every wedding dress requires altering. Luckily a family friend is a seamstress, and fixed it all up for only a couple hundred bucks. Tailors in LA quoted me upwards of a grand to tailor it! In the end my dress looked pretty darn rocking for how much I paid for it. I think my reservations with it was the body I was hiding under it :D I don't know if I suggest shopping online for a wedding dress, but I always recommend NOT paying full price! Deals are everywhere you've just got to look. If you are interested in more photos from our wedding you can view them @ cart.davidswann.com/101010. In the near future I plan on putting together a post about all the ways we saved big bucks on our wedding :) More to look forward to!!
|Me and my Momma|
|Having a good laugh before the nerve kicked in|
|My Daddy and I|