According to a recent survey of wedding planning, the average bride saved $1200 by using technology and searching for a pre-owned dress. Many women are now even opting for a second, often shorter and less formal gown to wear later at the reception - and why not when you're saving over 50% on your wedding dress?
So that's where the new Aussie website Still White comes in. A fantastic new online marketplace to buy and sell your second hand wedding gown.
For those still in the planning stages and looking to save, there are nearly 2000 dresses to choose from at more than 50% off the normal price! If your big day has been and gone, don't leave it in the cupboard gathering dust - the site provides an excellent venue to sell your pre-loved gown.
This month Still White are giving three lucky 'i do' it yourself readers the chance to win a FREE listing on the site. Simply leave a comment on this post telling us what you're dream gown was like. Next month we'll pick three winners who can list their dresses for free with the site. Easy. Don't forget to leave a way of contacting you if you win.
And here are some more fun wedding dress facts, according to Bride and Groom's in the UK the most popular style of gown was a beaded a-line. 61% of women go over their intended budget for a dress and 75% would consider buying a used dress.