Vera Wang Esther | Luxe for Less


True elegance. Instantly made popular when Ivanka Trump wore a version on her wedding day, Vera Wang Esther is a romantic and classic gown. This A-line wedding dress is created with multi-layered chantilly lace appliqués and features elbow-length sheer sleeves with floating lace. The demure illusion neckline makes the dress suitable for almost any venue.

Vera Wang Esther

Vera Wang Esther begins at $12,000 in the salon.  PreOwned pricing starts at $5,000. Brides seeking a similar look at a more accessible price point can try Vera Wang White VW351023. This David’s Bridal gown retails for $1,300 and is available PreOwned starting at $600.

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Vera Wang Esther (left) | Vera Wang White VWVW351023 (right)

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Jessica + Eric | Lazaro Wedding from Paul Festejo Photography


Jessica and Eric were married under huge oak trees on a sweeping ranch property. Their wedding and reception were full of all the touches that make rustic weddings so comfortably casual and stylish: hand drawn chalkboards, mason jars and long table seating filled with friends, family and a delicious BBQ feast.

Jessica + Eric | June 7, 2014 | Wrightwood, California | Dress Listing: Lazaro, 3213

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The Ceremony
We had an outdoor ceremony at Wrightwood Guest Ranch that took place underneath a giant oak tree. I walked from the cabin across a beautiful oak bridge, across the lawn and beside the pond to finally walk down the aisle that led to underneath the sprawling treaa surrounded by all of our friends and family. 

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The Reception
Our reception was at the same location as our ceremony. On the other side of the oak tree was a big green law with a deck underneath the other side of the tree. We had giant farm tables set into long rows with pink and white flowers everywhere placed into wooden crates, glass bowls, and mason jars. We had dark wooden chairs with cream seats, and we ate delicious food prepared from Lucille’s BBQ.    

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Jessica’s Dress Search
I tried on approximately 10 dresses from JLM Couture, as well as three or four dresses from Alfred Angelo. I really loved the feel of the dresses from JLM Couture. The dress I first picked was the Hayley Paige Londyn dress, however after I put on the Lazaro LZ3213 I knew it was the perfect dress. I fell in love right away with the lace top bodice, and the silk layers on the bottom made me feel like a beautiful bird. I picked this dress because it was so different and unlike any other dress I had tried on. I felt unique. I felt as if this dress, this big lace and silk layered dress, made me stand out. I am a little framed 5’3 105 pound woman with a big personality that matched this big dress. 

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How Jessica Felt in Her Wedding Dress
I felt beautiful and magical and like something out of a fairy tale.

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Why Jessica Decided to Sell Her Wedding Dress
I absolutely loved my wedding dress, and could not be any happier and if someone could feel even half as happy as I felt in that dress that that will be worth the world. I have no other use for this dress and it would be a tragedy if it just sat for the rest of its life without letting someone else feel its magic. 

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Wedding Dress: Lazaro, 3213 | Photography: Paul Festejo Photography | Ceremony + Reception Venue: Wrightwood Guest Ranch | Wedding Planner: Yellow Bird Events| Floral Design: Flowers from the Forest | Cake: Meredith Ouzounian

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Serious Steals | PreOwned Wedding Dresses You Can Save Thousands On


Talk about savings! Most brides know that buying PreOwned is a savvy way to save on their dream dress.  But just how much PreOwned saving are available might surprise you.  These six stunning gowns offer savings between $9,000 and $21,000. Each.  Imagine being the lucky bride who scoops a $25,000 Baracci wedding gown for $4,000.  If you buy PreOwned, it could be you.

Baracci wedding dress for sale on PreOwnedWeddingDresses.com

Baracci, Custom, Size 4 | Retail: $25,000,  Asking: $4,000,  Save: $21,000

 

Ines-Di-Santo

Ines Di Santo, Custom, Size 2 | Retail: $18,500,  Asking $6,000, Save: $12,500

 

Elie Saab Monceanu for sale on PreOwnedWeddingDresses.com

Elie Saab Monceanu, Size 4 | Retail: $17,950,  Asking $5,990,  Save: 11,960

 

Vera Wang Victoria for sale on PreOwnedWeddingDresses.com

Vera Wang Victoria, Size 4 |  Retail: $21,650,  Asking: $10,000, Save: $11,650

 

J'Aton Couture for sale on PreOwnedWeddingDresses.com

J’Aton Couture, Size 2 |  Retail: $26,000,  Asking: $15,000, Save $11,000

 

Amelia Casablanca 1105

Amelia Casablanca 1105, Size 4 | Retail: $19,500, Asking $10;500, Save: $9,000

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Phyllis + Tony | Vera Wang Wedding by Rachel Robertson Photography


We adore this chic destination wedding.  The beautiful beaches of Hawaii were the perfect backdrop for this warm celebration.  The bright florals, the intimate and welcoming family style tables and the bride’s elegant yet comfortable Vera Wang wedding gown are all beautiful standouts at this pretty affair. Enjoy!

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Wedding Dress: Vera Wang, Photography: Rachel Robertson Photography, Event Planning: Oahu Wedding

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