Sorry, this David's Bridal Galant Style S8551 Ivory has sold or is no longer available.

David's Bridal Galant Style S8551 Ivory

$195 USD

  • Retail Price: $350 USD
  • Save Amount: $155 USD
  • SAVE 44%

  • Listing Number: 40276
  • Designer: David's Bridal
  • Condition: Used
  • Color Family:
  • Color:
  • Year Purchased: 2008
  • Label size: 2
  • Street size:  2
  • Bust:
  • Waist:
  • Hips:
  • Height:

Have a David's Bridal Galant Style S8551 Ivory Wedding Dress to sell? Start here.

Editor's Picks

Dresses We Love

Monique Lhuillier Fig 4

Simple Wedding Dresses

A promise and a dress. Sometimes less is more and all you need to make your day perfect is a sweet, simple wedding dress.

See more simple wedding dresses we love.

Hayley Paige Hawthorne 6752 12

Romantic Wedding Dresses

With romantic wedding dresses, the approach is a reflection of femininity. Soft and delicate. Gentle and flowing. These wedding gowns celebrate the love shared on a wedding day.

See more romantic wedding dresses we love.

Other Arctic Fox by Ian Stuart 6

Traditional Wedding Dresses

Traditional wedding gowns are elegant and sophisticated with an effortless grace and tastefully understated style.

See more traditional 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.

Carolina Herrera Andie 6

Bows Wedding Dresses

Big and bold or sweet and simple, bows add a beautiful touch to any wedding dress.

See more bows wedding dresses we love.

David's Bridal Galant Style S8551 Ivory Wedding Dress Details

Location
Details:
Seller

Seller's Return Policy

Final Sale


David's Bridal Galant Style S8551 Ivory Wedding Dress

I bought this dress brand new for $350 from David's Bridal in 2008 for my wedding in May 2009. It is from the Galant collection and is a fitted straight-across strapless floor-length gown with all-over beaded lace and a short train. I loved this dress, it was comfortable, simple, sophisticated, and timeless. I wore a birdcage veil with it for a vintage look. I had an outdoor evening wedding and reception, and I wore the dress for a total of about 4 hours. Unfortunately, I got divorced this year, so the dress is ready for a new bride.


Dress Alterations

I had a few customizations added to the original dress: a satin ribbon around the waist with bow and long tails in the back. Ribbon is sewn into the dress by a professional seamstress, and the bow snaps on in back so you can still unzip down the back of the dress. The only other alterations I had done were to take in the bust area a bit, shorten the bottom hem a bit (I wore flats), and added a bustle clip inside the dress so I couple bustle it up for the reception. Since I had an outdoor wedding, there is a little bit of grass / leaves / twigs in the lace along the bottom hem, I picked most of it out, but there are a few tiny stranglers. You can really only see it up close (see detail pic). There is also a bit of makeup residue around the inside top hem of the dress (see detail pic).


Dry Cleaning/Preservation

Since 2009, the dress has hung in my closet in the original David's Bridal bag, not professionally preserved or cleaned, but well taken care of.


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.