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Reader Kristen wrote:

You looked fantastic on your wedding day! I am a bride-to-be and a little on the busty side as I noticed you are, too. I saw a post about the bra you wore and how you could have found it cheaper with some research. I was wondering if you could give me some details about your wedding dress bra: brand, style number, anything?


Thanks for writing Kristen! Although I LOVED the bra I bought for under my wedding gown, I definitely did not research it at all, and could have saved half of the money I spent on it! From the beginning of my dress design my seamstress had me wear this bra- so I knew I needed to wear it on my wedding day since it fit perfectly under the dress. However, I ended up finding the same bra on eBay after the fact for half the price!! I paid $80 for my corset style bra by Felina. This seller on eBay has tons of sizes of these bras for only $40! The great thing about this bra is it has the bra hooks all the way up the back and it stays in place PERFECTLY. It has 3 different sets of hooks just like a regular bra so you can make it as tight as you want. I totally recommend this bra to any bride wearing a strapless gown!!

felina-braFelina Women's Essentials Seamless Pad Hidden Wire Bustier

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Jessica is the creator of The Budget Savvy Bride; she launched the site in May of 2008, shortly after becoming engaged. Jessica has been recognized as a budget wedding expert by various media outlets and continues to share realistic inspiration and actionable tips to help brides save money on their weddings. Google

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  • Amanda

    Target also carries this style of bra for under $40

  • michelle

    I am such a fan of your blog. I am getting married this year in AZ and your blog has been sooo helpful in showing me ways to be budget savvy. Your wedding was so amazing and you were a flawless bride. Congratulations on your new home and on becoming a Mrs.!!!

  • Thank you – this is the kind of honesty that is SO helpful!

  • Thanks so much for posting this! This was next on my “to buy” list!

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