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Charity shop stocks bumper range of beautiful wedding dresses

18 February 2022 chsw Shops

The Children’s Hospice South West charity shop in Honiton is offering brides-to-be the chance to pick up a dream wedding dress with a dream price tag.

The shop in the High Street currently has around 25 second-hand dresses in stock, as well as range of bridesmaid dresses, children’s wedding outfits and accessories, including shoes and veils.

Manager Lynne Whitehall and her team have created a special wedding section in the shop and are selling the pre-loved dresses for just a fraction of the price of a new-bought dress. 

“We really do have some beautiful dresses at the moment and I would encourage anyone getting married this year to pop in and take a look,” said Lynne.

These dresses have only been worn once and it’s wonderful to think that they are going to get another moment in the spotlight.

“It really is a win-win situation, particularly at a time when we are trying to encourage sustainable fashion and people are hard-pressed financially,” added Lynne.

The shop has lots of bridal accessories

“And not only are you going to get yourself a beautiful dress, help the planet and save some money, you’ll also be helping Children’s Hospice South West to provide vital care for local children and families.

“We have sold a couple of dresses already and the brides loved them. They went away so happy as they’d got a stunning dress for a fantastic price and knew they were helping a local charity.”

The shop will be displaying its range of wedding dresses until March 6, when it will be then showcasing a mother-of-the-bride dresses and accessories. Later this spring, the shop will be promoting a large range of prom dresses. 

The shop is open Monday to Saturday from 9am to 5pm, and Sunday from 10am to 4pm. For more information, call 01404 45593.