Ultimate Guide to Buying a Gently Used Wedding Dress

by Azure

About Recycled Bride The search is on! Brides of 2011 are looking for their dream wedding dress, and if you're one of the many brides-to-be who's considering buying a gently used wedding dress, congratulations! You're making a wise financial and environmental decision that will make you feel proud and beautiful on your big day. As the founder of Recycled Bride, I'm often asked about how brides-to-be can safely buy a gently used wedding dress online. How can you know if the dress...

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Recycled Bride: 6 Tips for Selling Your Wedding Dress

by Azure

About Recycled Bride As wedding season begins to wind down, I’m hearing lots of brides ask the eternal question, “What do I do with my wedding dress now?” Many will preserve their wedding dresses and keep them, while others will donate to a charity like Brides Against Breast Cancer for their annual gown sales. But every year, more and more brides are making the choice to resell their gently used wedding dresses after the big day, on websites like my very own RecycledBride.com....

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Bride Chic: Is Renting Your Wedding Dress The Way To Go?

by Azure

About Bride Chic I thought this void in the market would be filled by some good old Yankee ingenuity but it hasn’t been. Do a search on wedding dress rental and just see what comes up. I found you can rent a gown these days, but shops offering this service are scattered thin. Most designers including those of the stylish one-off Etsy variety aren't even open to taking the plunge. So I asked salon owners a couple pertinent questions. The first one: Would you consider renting some of...

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