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Monique Lhuillier Wedding Dress

Please forgive me if this is completely against forum rules - they are a little confusing and no moderator seems to respond to others' questions as to whether this is allowed so here goes....

This time last year I fell in love with a dress I couldn't afford! So I searched to find one second hand (along with numerous others hunting for the same dress it seemed!). I eventually bought the dress new and am now hoping to sell it - and find someone in the same position as I was this time last year!

The dress:

Rare opportunity to buy this stunning Monique Lhuillier Calista wedding dress in near-perfect condition.

???? Beautiful Ivory Alencon Lace with Silk Charmeuse Slip.

???? The lace dress has a zipper on the side, v-neck scalloped neckline and high lace back. It is extremely comfortable to wear and its unique vintage style makes it incredibly flattering.

???? US size 10 (bridal/tag size). UK size 12 (could be altered down). I am 5ft 8 and a half, and I wore 2 inch heels, so would be suitable for anyone 5ft 10 and a half tall or under! Very easy to adjust hem to your height (lace trim can be removed and re-tacked) - and to make alterations.

???? Purchased direct from Monique Lhuillier's flagship store in Melrose Place, Los Angeles - it has been worn just once!

???? This particular design is not currently available new anywhere in the UK - although, the only UK stockist to sell Monique L'Huillier bridal gowns does sell one very similar....... for just under £5,000!

Monique Lhuillier is THE designer of the moment for celebrity wedding dresses. Said to be taking over from Vera Wang as the designer-to-the-stars, Lhuillier has designed bridal gowns for Christine Baumgartner's wedding to Kevin Costner and Britney Spears' wedding to Kevin Federline amongst others. The New York Magazine has said of this particular dress of hers:

???????The -Calista' is revolutionary in its design because of what it did for lace. Monique Lhuillier modernized a classic fabric by taking it into a different category????????it's a very soft dress, like a slip basically????????and making it okay to be this slinky on your wedding day.??????? (In Demand: Wedding Dress, by Mark Ingram for The New York Mag)

Please contact me if you would like to come and try the dress (Bristol)/ see further pictures - [email protected] It is on gumtree at the moment for £1750 and will put up on ebay soon.
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