Win Free Tickets to the Brides Against Breast Cancer Wedding Dress Sale

by Azure

** New October and November Tour Dates Announced Do you love beautiful wedding dresses? Good prices and a good cause? What if we combined the three? We have tickets for VIP nights and power hours for upcoming October and November Brides Against Breast Cancer sales (tickets can normally cost up to $40 per bride). These tickets get you first crack at the heavily discounted, amazing wedding gowns. Many of the dresses are new and have been donated by stores or designers! Registered...

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Win Free Tickets to the Brides Against Breast Cancer Wedding Dress Sale

by Azure

** NEW DATES AND CITIES ANNOUNCED ** Do you love beautiful wedding dresses? Good prices and a good cause? What if we combined the three? We have tickets for VIP nights and power hours for upcoming August and September Brides Against Breast Cancer sales (tickets can normally cost up to $40 per bride). These tickets get you first crack at the heavily discounted, amazing wedding gowns. Many of the dresses are new and have been donated by stores or designers! Registered OneWed users...

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Calling Chicago Brides & Newlyweds: Fight Cancer with Your Wedding Dress

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Is your wedding gown hanging in the closet or taking up space underneath your bed? Find a home for your beloved gown and support a worthy cause at the same time! Throughout the month of March, whiteCHICAGO is dedicating the month to collecting gowns for donation to Brides Against Breast Cancer. For the “dress drive,”WhiteXchange and Brides Against Breast Cancer are in need of contemporary style gowns, slips and veils that are less than 7 years old. Also, a copy of a tag or a...

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Question of the Week: What Will You Do With Your Wedding Dress?

by Azure

Well, last week's question of the week was a little controversial, so let's go back to a more neutral topic for this week. What are you going to do with your wedding dress after the wedding? Trash it? Save it? resell it? If you're saving it, will you let someone else wear it or is it only for your daughter? What do you think of the trash the dress concept? Is it wasteful or fun?

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Top Tips on Navigating the Wedding Aftermarket

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If you just got married, you might be staring at a closet full of candles, vases and other wedding items that you’ll never use again. Instead of shutting the door and dealing with it later, consider selling your items to another bride. Not only will you be helping her save some money, but you can recoup some of your wedding costs, too. If you're nervous about diving into the online wedding aftermarket, Susan Alexander Shapiro of BravoBride has some great advice on buying, selling,...

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Tax Deductible Wedding Tips

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Happy tax day! Hopefully, you’ve already filed and aren’t using us an excuse to avoid finishing your taxes. But, by this time next year, you may be filing as a married couple, and looking for some tax deductions. No matter how many business clients you invite, your wedding is not tax deductible, but there may be some things you can do around your wedding that do count as deductions. We here at OneWed are good with love, not necessarily numbers, so we suggest you consult with your...

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Tips for Buying or Selling a Pre-Owned Wedding Dress

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Special Feature from Josie Daga, of PreOwned Wedding Dresses.com Tips for Buyers: • Research the gown’s retail price online and in bridal boutiques. Knowing the market value will help you in your negotiations. • Whenever possible, try on the gown at a local store so you can see how it fits your figure. • Ask detailed questions: when and where the gown was purchased, the fabric, detailing, alterations, flaws, cleaning, and storage. If the gown is over two years old, ask...

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Wedding Accessories and Veils, Just as Nice the Second time

by Azure

I wanted to wait until after April Fool’s day to post this, because it’s almost too good to be true. Preownedweddingdresses.com now has a section for pre-owned veils and other accessories, including some stand out jewelry you might be interested in long after the wedding day. Even if you already have the perfect dress and accessories, make sure to bookmark this page. When your wedding day is over, you might want to give your dress or veil a second life. Will you be selling...

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Finding a Bargain Wedding Dress that Looks Like a Million

by Azure

Sure, you want to look amazing at your wedding, but a Savvy Bride like you knows you don’t have to spend a fortune to do so. Here are a few tips on finding the perfect white wedding dress without spending too much green. 1. Set a budget before you start looking. Yeah, we say it over and over. But that’s because it will really help you out. Decide early on how much you’re willing to spend, striking a good balance between the fact that it’s for a dress that you’ll only wear...

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Brides on a Budget: Wedding Dresses

by Azure

Look, no matter how many episodes of Platinum Wedding we watch, it’s time to face it, we’re all on a budget these days. That’s no reason to give up on your dream dress. Check out Sell Your Wedding Dress and Once Wed for amazing deals on wedding dresses and accessories. Don’t forget to tell your bridesmaids about it, too. You may not want to part with your special gown, but even though you know they can totally wear their bridesmaid dress again, they might want to see what they...

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