Designer wedding dresses for under $500

September 8, 2009 12:00:00 AM PDT
Can you have the wedding gown of your dreams for under $500? Sound impossible? We'll show you how and where to get them!

Wedding dresses under $500 featured in this segment can be purchased at:

eBay.com (dress featured in the segment cost $155)
When shopping online for wedding dresses, try to get a size bigger than what you usually wear.

David's Bridal: www.davidsbridal.com

Junior League The Next To New Shop & Consignment Boutique
2226 Fillmore Street (between Sacramento & Clay)
San Francisco, CA 94115
Next-to-New Shop: 415-567-1627
Email: nexttonew@jlsf.org
Consignment Boutique: 415-567-1627
Hours: Monday-Saturday, 10:00am-5:30pm
Sunday, 12:00 noon-4:00pm
For more info: www.jlsf.org

Shape fx: A wedding dress Under $500 with built-in body shapers

The Shape fx Dream Wedding Dress is an all-inclusive, figure-transforming miracle gown, combining a stunning, classic silhouette in 100% pure, luxurious silk with the brand's signature technologies of built-in control and strategic design. The result? A wedding dress completely unlike any other on the market: it single-handedly slims, sculpts and comfortably perfects every bride's body - plus, it retails for only $459!

The Shape fx Dream Wedding Dress is available in sizes 2-18 at www.shapefx.com , and can be ordered by calling 800-253-6115, where a dedicated representative handles the special order. Shapefx.com is a lifestyle e-commerce site dedicated to making women feel more confident about the way they look. Shape fx offers innovative fashion, swim and shapewear options that slim, support and flatter women's bodies, as well as a shopping experience that is personalized for specific target zones or body types. Shape fx - "designed to make the body you have, look like the body you want." ®

Other stores that sell bridal re-sale dresses in the Bay Area:

Belle Cose
2036 Polk Street
San Francisco,CA 94109
415 474 3494

Lazaro
2226 Fillmore
San Francisco, CA. 94115
415 567 1627

Repeat Performance
2436 Fillmore Street
San Francisco, CA 94115
415 563 3123

Thrift Town
2101 Mission Street
San Francisco,CA 94110
415 861 1132

Alta Bates
5615 College Ave.
Oakland,CA 94618
510 653 1527

Labels
1367 N Main Street
Walnut Creek,CA 94596
925 952 4566

Lynne Gallagher is a designer at Wee Scotty in San Francisco
For more info: www.weescotty.com
Wee Scotty
1807 Divisadero Street
San Francisco,CA 94139

Wee Scotty has an exciting event coming up!
Wee Scotty Fashion Show 2009
PROJECT JUNIOR RUNWAY 2009 FINALE
SUNDAY OCTOBER 18TH, DOORS AT 6:00 PM @ DOGPATCH STUDIOS

PROJECT JUNIOR RUNWAY 2009! Join us for our Project Junior Runway finale. This year 16 students designed outfits for Kate Pierson of the B-52's! Students will model their outfits and our panel of guest judges, including Kate Pierson and Simon Ungless of Academy of Art University, who will select an outstanding designer. The winner will receive a new Husqvarna Viking sewing machine. 2009 Wee Scotty sewing students will also model their Wee Scotty projects at this Fashion Show!

WEE SCOTTY LINE! The Debut of the newest Wee Scotty fashion line including Prom Dresses! Student Fashion Show, Live Music, Food and Refreshments.

HIGHLIGHTS: Peter Finch of KFOG, performance by Eoin Harrington, Head of Fashion and Merchandising from Academy of Art University & Bagpiper Lynne Miller

Dogpatch Studios 991 Tennessee St. San Francisco 94107

For more information, please visit www.weescotty.com

Other WEE SCOTTY Fashion Events:
POLO IN THE PARK - Saturday October 24th Bercut Equitation Field, Golden Gate Park

ST. STEPHENS FUNDRAISER - Saturday October 24th Enchanted Garden!

ST. IGNATIUS FUNDRAISER - Saturday and Sunday November 14th and 15th Fashion Fantasia!

Dresses in this segment were cleaned by:

Peninou Cleaners
3707 Sacramento Street
San Francisco,CA 94118
415 751 7050
peninou.com

Advice from Peninou Cleaners:
-Make sure embellishments and sequins are sewn on, not glued.

-Beading should be completely secured before cleaning.

-Some cleaners can do minor repairs to lose/damaged embellishments.

Stains that can usually come out:
-Grass
-Dirt
-Lipstick
-Grease

Stains that are tough to get out:
-Perspiration
-Water Rings
-Yellow/caramelized stains
-Perfume


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