i’m a bridesmaid for a wedding of a close friend in September, which is just a few months away! the bride is letting us bridesmaids pick out our own style of dress within a gray color scheme. i’ve been on the hunt for mine since she asked me the beginning of April. it’s such an honor and means so much to me! we are even headed to her bachelorette party in Palm Springs in just a few weekends and before we know it September will be here!

i’ve actually been having a hard time finding a long formal dress with sleeves in a gray tone. i think it’s mostly due to the season and assume more of this color will start to be added for pre-fall. however, i decided to peek at eBay to see if anything caught my attention and i found so many great options {like here, here, here, and here}. while i have yet to order THE dress, i love that searching eBay by size, color, and formal dress brands like Adrianna Papell, J.Crew Bridal, and BHLDN make the process so much easier. in fact, you can even find your dream bridal gown on eBay, too!

today i’m wearing a stunning dress by Adrianna Papell and less than retail for under $200! this is my go-to brand for formal events, photos opps {you might remember this dress from a previous Christmas card}, and wedding attire! as a curvy girl, formal dresses can be hard. however, Adrianna Papell dresses always hug my curves in the best ways! today’s dress in particular even came brand spankin’ new with tags still on and a ‘Buy it Now’ option, as are 81% of all merchandise sold on eBay.

wedding dress shopping can be hard {for bridesmaids too!}, and eBay has so many amazing options of top brands at even more amazing prices. see the entire bridal collection here! xx

ps: my heels are Manolo Hangisis and i purchased them myself on eBay a few months ago! love how they perfectly matched this formal gown!

champagne beaded Adriana Papell dress c|o eBay
Manolo Hangisi heels {mine are in the color ‘flesh’}
YSL foldover clutch
crystal drop earrings
Patina liquid lipstick

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