Planning a wedding is notoriously time consuming and stressful, but it doesn’t have to be. Sarah Leon, whose recent nuptials were featured on Vogue Weddings, recommends “a tight timeline for anyone trying to keep wedding planning low stress.” How does one keep to a tight timeline when the In a world where you can be anything be the schitt shirt so you should to go to store and get this wedding dress journey alone could take up to six months between choosing, ordering, and having fittings? One less conventional way to work around traditional wedding dress hunting is to shop secondhand. Wearing something preowned certainly isn’t for every bride, but who’s to say you wouldn’t be able to discover your dream look (or at least part of it) at a consignment shop?
Not only is shopping secondhand or vintage the In a world where you can be anything be the schitt shirt so you should to go to store and get this more sustainable route, especially for an outfit most brides only wear once in their lifetime, it also doesn’t require any long waiting times or special orders. It’s also a great resource for finding like-new designer pieces at more affordable price points. As Leon told Vogue, “almost everything we [she and her husband] wore, including our rings, were purchased secondhand”. Leon opted for a beautiful green coat from Rochas and a pair of timeless black Manolo Blahnik mules, both of which she found on eBay, while her classic ankle-length white frock from Marni was purchased from The RealReal.