Sorry, this Essense of Australia D1252 has sold or is no longer available.

Essense of Australia D1252

$800 USD

  • Retail Price: $1,150 USD
  • Save Amount: $350 USD
  • SAVE 30%

  • Listing Number: 37061
  • Designer: Essense of Australia
  • Condition: Used
  • Color Family:
  • Color:
  • Year Purchased: 2013
  • Label size: 14
  • Street size:  10
  • Bust:
  • Waist:
  • Hips:
  • Height:

Have an Essense of Australia D1252 Wedding Dress to sell? Start here.

Editor's Picks

Dresses We Love

Other Liz Martinez "Amy" 10

Amazing Back Detail

Wow your guests with a wedding dress with amazing back details. These dazzling dresses will stop you in your tracks.

See more amazing back detail we love.

Other EK1105 8

Lace Wedding Dresses

Quintessentially bridal, lace adds femininity, romance and grace to any wedding dress.

See more lace wedding dresses we love.

Carolina Herrera Mikado Mason

Meghan Markle Wedding Dresses

Meghan's Markle wore a minimal and extremely elegant wedding dress designed by Clare Waight-Keller, the first female artistic director at the historic French fashion house Givenchy. If you love the wedding dress style of the new Duchess of Sussex, borrow from her style with these gorgeous dresses.

See more meghan markle wedding dresses we love.

Maggie Sottero Irma 12

Cinderella Wedding Dresses

For the brides who've dreamed of their wedding day since they were little girls, these princess-worthy wedding gowns wil make you swoon.

See more cinderella wedding dresses we love.

Wtoo Briana Gown 15746 4

Garden Wedding Dresses

Having a garden wedding? Then you'll want a wedding dress that's full of romance and whimsy. Try these beautiful garden wedding gowns just waiting to be loved again.

See more garden wedding dresses we love.

Essense of Australia D1252 Wedding Dress Details

Location
Details:
Seller

Seller's Return Policy

Final Sale


Essense of Australia D1252 Wedding Dress

The Story: After trying on literally 100 dresses, crying, co-matrons insulted at stores; body image issues with their mirrors; I finally found IT. Attended a trunk show for the same designer, however this was not a featured gown. Combed thru their racks and there it was.

This dress, with A-line cut, A-symmetrical ruching (flat, not poofy nor added volume to me) was extremely figure flattering in all the right places. Flattened my tummy, without the need for spanx or other undergarments other than panties; flattened my butt (and who doesn’t want that); made my waste look TINY, and could have been even smaller if the co-matrons pulled the corset tighter.

Worn only once for Wedding Ceremony as well as Reception (Sunday brunch wedding); professionally cleaned ($195) by company used by the Bridal Salon where purchased; boxed and ready to ship.

Essence of Australia D1250 Color: Ivory Cut: A-line Embellishments: Rhinestone piece at left hip, could easily be removed Corset: yes, ties in back, includes modesty panel Zipper: NO Chapel length train and American Bustle

Bridal Size: 14 Street Size: 10-12, depending on how tight you get Corset My measurements at time I ordered dress Bust 39.5 Waist 34 Hip 46

With a-line cut and the way it moves away from hips, even though my hips were 42-44 at time of wedding there was no need to alter, it lay perfectly.


Dress Alterations

MINIMAL: Tucked/pinned down at top of strapless area of chest (so you couldn’t see down the top of the dress). Sewn in bra cups, but can be easily removed. Length altered for 5’4” height plus 3-4” wedge heels. Cost of Alterations: $265 approx (I have receipt in wedding file)


Dry Cleaning/Preservation

PROFESSIONALLY CLEANED BY BRIDAL SALON WHERE PURCHASED, not “preserved” - cost was $195 for this service. Shipping will be in same box and preservation box provided at time of cleaning (it hasn’t been opened since then - July 2014). Cost of bridal cleaning: $195 (includes preservation box). I also have the original gown bag it came in, from salon (Charme Bridal in Buford, GA).


Will Ship to
Shipping Costs
Accepted Payment Methods

Determining Fit

For the best fit, compare your measurements to those of the sellers. As long as EACH of your measurements are the same or smaller than the seller’s, the dress should work for you. Read how to take your dress measurements here.

Purchase Guarantee

Purchase with paypal or escrow.com and you’ll be fully protected if your item doesn’t ship or arrives and is different than described. Read more about purchase protection here.

Return Policies

Each listing states the seller's return policy at the top of the description. If a gown is nearby, consider asking the seller if you can try it on in person. Use the 'Near Me' filter on our advanced search or our City Search to find gowns in your area.

OnceWed.com

About OnceWed.com

Once Wed was launched in March 2008 to meet a need in the marketplace for an online listing service for second-hand wedding dresses. Within a short time, the company had developed into an online wedding publication and resource to provide newly-engaged brides with inspiration and tools to plan their dream wedding.