Vera Wang wedding dress could be yours for only £800 after it was donated to South Woodford charity shop

Manager Tracy Purcell with the Vera Wang dress

Manager Tracy Purcell with the Vera Wang dress - Credit: Archant

A Vera Wang wedding dress could be yours for £800, after the exclusive gown was donated to a South Woodford charity shop.

The dress, worth more than £2,000, is for sale at Barnardo’s, in George Lane, South Woodford, giving brides-to-be the chance to get their hands on the designer buy for a snippet of its normal price.

Store manager, Tracy Purcell, said: “The beautiful dress was donated to Barnardo’s last summer from a bridal shop. We have had a number of famous bridal gown designers in before, but nothing as high end as Vera Wang.

“When it first came in I thought it was lovely especially from the back. When I saw the name, I thought it couldn’t possibly be right.”

The money raised from the gown will help fund the charity’s vital work with over 200,000 disadvantaged and vulnerable children in the UK.


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Mrs Purcell added: “It has already been popular with people coming into the shop, and all the brides-to-be want to try it on. I think it will attract a lot of people as its very unique.”

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