April 13, 2012 12:00 AM
" After struggling to find the perfect pre-owned dress for her wedding, Jacqueline Sheller Courtney resolved to make the process easier for future brides-to-be. Her new website, Nearly Newlywed, is teeming with gently worn -- or "nearly new" -- bridal looks from the likes of Marchesa, Vera Wang, and Rodarte, all discounted up to 60 percent off the original price. Better still? You can "sell back" the designer duds once your Big Day has come and gone, making the process quite a bit different than other sites like Rent the Runway that place the focus on just renting the goods for a short while.
Thread NY: How does Nearly Newlywed work, exactly? Jacqueline Sheller Courtney: It's a space for 'nearly-new' gowns as well as women who are nearly newlyweds themselves. If you're getting married, it's a place to browse bridal dresses, and if you're just thinking about getting married -- or maybe going to a lot of weddings -- we offer a great selection of party dresses, too. Because most of the gowns are pre-owned, they're more competitively priced between 40 and 60 percent off. But what really sets us apart is the selection "
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Monday, April 16, 2012 by Fashionista
The best part is that Nearly Newlywed offers a 'Buy it, Wear it, and Send it Back' guarantee that allows brides to purchase the gown of their dreams, wear it (and even make alterations!) and then sell it back immediately for 30% of what they paid, ...Read more
Monday, April 16, 2012 by Starpulse.com
The Hairspray actress' figure has fluctuated greatly throughout her career - she once ballooned to 260 pounds before dropping nearly half her body weight. Now, the newlywed star, who eloped with partner Christian Evans last Sunday, has put pen to paper ...Read more
Monday, April 16, 2012 by Pakistan Observer
Hangzhou—At work on their computers in their quilted pajamas and fuzzy slippers, Han Zhixiang and his wife look the picture of newlywed contentment in the affordable housing apartment they sometimes share with her parents.Read more