Working Mom Launches Used Wedding Dress Website to Stay at Home With Kids

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First comes love. Then comes marriage. Then what to do with the wedding dress? Enter, a new website that allows brides to sell their gently-used wedding dresses. The site helps ‘marry’ sellers with buyers looking for discounted, used designer wedding dresses including Reem Acra, Kenneth Pool, Romona Keveza and other top designers.

The trend of selling gently-used wedding dresses is increasing as more newlyweds would like to recoup the cost of their designer dresses in order to pay for remaining items on their wedding wish-lists. Some brides are looking to sell their used wedding dresses as soon as a few weeks after marriage, while others consider purchasing a more expensive designer dress because they know they can sell it afterwards.

While a growing number of brides are choosing to sell, most are unsure of where to begin. “We offer assistance with the selling process that is easier and less expensive than selling it on your own,” said Allison Purvis, founder and President. “ offers an online alternative to the traditional consignment shop concept. The company handles everything from posting a used dress on the website to fielding inquiries from buyers and handling the final transaction via the SellYourWeddingDress eBay(R) store.”

Inspired by motherhood and the pursuit of selling her own used wedding dress, Allison Purvis, Founder and President started in 2005. She now runs the full-service site and online store from her home. continues to grow and attract sellers and buyers from around the world. is an online bridal consignment service that offers brides a place to sell or buy gently-used wedding dresses. For more information, please visit


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