Wedding Dress Rental vs. PreOwned Purchase

If you are considering renting a wedding dress to save money, consider buying a preowned wedding dress instead.Buying preowned can actually be less expensive than renting (it’s true!) And there are many other benefits as well.

Wedding Dress Rental

Wedding dress rentals typically range from $250 - $600. Gowns are often only delivered 1-3 days before the wedding, and usually must be returned 1 day after. A damage deposit of $200+ may also be required.

Additionally, wedding dress rental stock is limited, only minimal alterations are allowed, and the gown may have already been worn multiple times.

Buying a PreOwned Wedding Dress

PreOwned wedding dresses start as low as $100. (In fact, PreOwnedWeddingDresses.com has over 1400 gowns currently for sale that are $600 or less).

If you buy your dress, not only will you have a larger selection of gowns to choose from, you will not have any time restrictions, and can alter it for a perfect fit.

And, shudder the thought, if your groom’s crazy college roommate accidentally spills red wine on your dress, you will not face additional fees.

Want to see what your preowned options are? Browse our dress listings now.

From our blog:

Maia + Mike | Monique Lhuillier Wedding from Steve Koo Photography
By Holly on August 29th, 2014
There is a wonderful sincerity about Maia + Mike’s Chicago wedding.  I love the eclectic surroundings at the Cafe Brauer in the Lincoln Park Zoo and this couple’s ‘first look’ photo montage is super sweet!  Don’t miss Maia’s beautiful Monique … Continue reading
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