5 Ways to Reuse Your Dress After the Big Day

When you invest in something as expensive as a wedding dress, putting it away forever after the big day can be upsetting. BUT, we have some great ideas if you’re looking to get the most bang for your buck!

TRANSFORM IT

Did you know you can take your dress to a seamstress and save pieces of satin, lace, beading, and tulle to repurpose? Turning your dress into something useful like a clutch, bag, or pillow will help you cherish the memories of your wedding daily. There are endless creative possibilities, it all depends what type of keepsake you’re interested in. 💍

SELL IT

Maybe you’re not as attached to your dress as you thought you would be and love the idea of getting some cash back to put towards your honeymoon, a new house, or a car. 💸There are plenty of platforms online to get back a reasonable amount of cash for your dress like Still White or Tradesy!

TRASH IT

There are plenty of ways to destroy your dress, but the key is to make sure it’s captured on film! 📸 One of the most popular trash it, is taking your dress to the ocean. Tropical water and sandy beaches are the perfect backdrop for this occasion. 🌊Consider bringing your dress with you on your honeymoon! A luxury cruise with fun destinations is a great choice, if you are still researching into options. That way, when the ship docks at one of the stops along the way, you can have a gorgeous photoshoot in the ocean!

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DONATE IT

Donating your wedding gown is quicker than sell and goes towards a greater good. 💙Consider giving your wedding dress to someone who needs it instead of letting it take up unnecessary space in your closet. Plus, you’ll feel good that your investment is being put to good use!

PRESERVE IT

There may come a day when you have a daughter, niece, or granddaughter that is planning her wedding. Saving your dress could provide her the option to use yours and alter it to her liking, going down the aisle with an extra touch of sentiment. It’s never a bad idea to preserve it just in case!

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There are endless ideas for your wedding dress after you get married. 👰Rather than throwing it in a closest never to be seen again, consider these ideas to make the most of a very special piece to your wedding day. It would feel great to have the dress live on!