Should You Buy Or Rent Your Wedding Dress?

The internet has millions of wedding dress ideas whether vintage, short or ball gown and trying to find a style that suits you can be a challenge, to say the least. Another decision you’ll have to make when looking for a wedding dress in Cape Town is whether you should rent or buy your dress. There are pros and cons to each option so let’s have a look at them below.

Buying a wedding dress in Cape Town

Pros

  • The sky’s the limit. You can have the dress of your dreams
  • You can use a designer for your wedding dress
  • It will fit like a glove since it’s made especially for your body
  • Your dress will be finished a few weeks in advance
  • You can keep it forever

Cons

  • It is expensive – you’ll spend a lot of money on a dress you’ll only wear once
  • Fittings can be time-consuming
  • Storing your wedding dress might take up a lot of space

Renting a wedding dress in Cape Town

Pros

  • Renting a wedding dress is much more affordable
  • Fewer fittings equal less stress
  • No need for storage space since the dress will be returned right after the wedding

Cons

  • You might not get the dress you dreamed off
  • It can be difficult to find a dress in a plus size making it challenging to get the perfect fit
  • You have to pay for any damages to the dress which might make you over cautious and stressed out on your wedding day

Whether you decide to buy or hire your wedding dress in Cape Town, your dream dress is out there waiting for you! Keep in mind that your dress must be a reflection of your style and be comfortable. Book your fitting at Ever After Bridal today.