A bride has been mocked online after listing her ‘timeless and classic’ wedding dress for a whopping $18,000 on Facebook marketplace. She has been unable to sell the 'horrid' ball gown, even after discounting it to $11,000.
A mum stumbled across the advertisement when looking for a Christmas tree for her son, and shared screenshots of the dress to a popular wedding Facebook group.
“I found this gem in the wild,” she wrote alongside the photos. “The original list price was $18,000! Lowered to $14,00 and now down to $11,000 for grandma’s wrinkled duvet cover, I mean this customer's dress!”
The dress was described by the seller as having ‘custom designed fabric’ and has been ‘professionally dry cleaned’ for the next lucky bride.
Pictured hanging from a white door, the monstrosity consists of a sweetheart organza bodice, before cascading into a large overskirt with a hoop underneath. The detachable ruched skirt is covered with lace and flower details, and many people were shocked by how expensive the dress was.
“It’s absolutely HORRID,” one person wrote, before adding: “The hem looks like those frilly things you put under the mattress to hide all the s**t under your bed.”
“Why is the outer fabric so stiff??? It looks noisy. Bride be walking down the aisle sounding like a swishy parachute tracksuit,” another quipped.
“Thank god the ‘pick-up’ skirt trend is over. At BEST they looked like grandma’s quilt. Most of them looked like a pile of wadded up dirty sheets,” a third chimed in.
“If you can spend $11,000 on a dress, you definitely aren’t looking on Facebook marketplace for it!” another pointed out.
“Literally looks like a bunch of crumpled up tissues with the occasional booger,” a group member joked.
Others said it reminded them of the dolls used to cover toilet paper rolls or birthday cakes with a Barbie in the middle.
“Anyone else having flashbacks to those grocery store Barbie cakes that had a doll in the middle and the ‘skirt’ was pretty much a pile of frosting?” one asked.
“For when you want it to look like you’re a Barbie drowning in its own dress!” another suggested.
“Looks like the dress of those little dolls I’ve seen in old people’s houses that covered toilet rolls,” a third remarked.
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