From Sample Sale to Wedding Day

Some brides-to-be are skeptical of buying a sample wedding gown for a number of reasons. Lucky for you, these veteran brides and styled shoots have the photos to prove that a sample gown from Ellie's really will look good-as-new & perfect for you on your wedding day.

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"Vaudeville Inspired" Styled Shoot by Capital Society ♥ Sarah Price Photography

"Vaudeville Inspired" Styled Shoot by Capital Society ♥ Sarah Price Photography

"Nautical-Industrial" Styled Shoot by Sincerely Pete Events ♥ Procopio Photography at Fathom Gallery (NW DC)

"Nautical-Industrial" Styled Shoot by Sincerely Pete Events ♥ Procopio Photography at Fathom Gallery (NW DC)

"Vaudeville Inspired" Styled Shoot by Capital Society ♥ Sarah Price Photography

"Vaudeville Inspired" Styled Shoot by Capital Society ♥ Sarah Price Photography

Lauren + Casey on August 20, 2016 ♥ Laura's Focus Photography at Tidewater Inn (Easton, MD)

Lauren + Casey on August 20, 2016 ♥ Laura's Focus Photography at Tidewater Inn (Easton, MD)

Allyson + Dane on December 10, 2016 ♥ Abby Grace Photography at Stone Tower Winery (Leesburg, VA)

Allyson + Dane on December 10, 2016 ♥ Abby Grace Photography at Stone Tower Winery (Leesburg, VA)

Joy + Rich on September 24, 2016 ♥ Kristen Gardner Photography at Hotel Monaco (Alexandria, VA)

Joy + Rich on September 24, 2016 ♥ Kristen Gardner Photography at Hotel Monaco (Alexandria, VA)

Katie + Ricky on March 5, 2016 ♥ Courtney Marie Photography at Fort Myer Officers Club (Fort Myer, VA)

Katie + Ricky on March 5, 2016 ♥ Courtney Marie Photography at Fort Myer Officers Club (Fort Myer, VA)

Jennifer + Allen on November 15, 2015 ♥ Team Howard Photography at Pizza on the Green (McKinney, TX)

Jennifer + Allen on November 15, 2015 ♥ Team Howard Photography at Pizza on the Green (McKinney, TX)

"Nautical-Industrial" Styled Shoot by Sincerely Pete Events ♥ Procopio Photography at Fathom Gallery (NW DC)

"Nautical-Industrial" Styled Shoot by Sincerely Pete Events ♥ Procopio Photography at Fathom Gallery (NW DC)

"Romantic Rustic" Styled Shoot ♥ Bethanne Arthur Photography in Leesburg, VA

"Romantic Rustic" Styled Shoot ♥ Bethanne Arthur Photography in Leesburg, VA

Bianca + Justin on November 13, 2015 ♥ K.D.Burke Photography at 3 Stars Brewing Company (NW DC)

Bianca + Justin on November 13, 2015 ♥ K.D.Burke Photography at 3 Stars Brewing Company (NW DC)

Mychell + Derek on May 24, 2015 ♥ Rick Dean Photography at Wild Dunes Resort (Charleston, SC)

Claire + Jobie on May 30, 2015 ♥ Ashley Relvas Photography at The Winery at Bull Run (Centreville, VA)

Claire + Jobie on May 30, 2015 ♥ Ashley Relvas Photography at The Winery at Bull Run (Centreville, VA)

Lisa + David on April 25, 2015 – This glowing bride was 7 months pregnant!

Lisa + David on April 25, 2015 – This glowing bride was 7 months pregnant!

Ashley + Billy on September 7, 2014 ♥ Melissa Arlena Photography at Osprey's Landing (Woodbridge, VA)

Ashley + Billy on September 7, 2014 ♥ Melissa Arlena Photography at Osprey's Landing (Woodbridge, VA)

Sweet Root Village's "Midsummers Night Dream" Styled Shoot ♥ Voila! Event Studio, Renata Lynnette Makeup, & Sweet Root Village at National Park Seminary (Silver Spring, MD)

Sweet Root Village's "Midsummers Night Dream" Styled Shoot ♥ Voila! Event Studio, Renata Lynnette Makeup, & Sweet Root Village at National Park Seminary (Silver Spring, MD)

Hitched by Heather's "Natural Nautical" Styled Shoot Editorial ♥ Alicia Jayne Florals and Stacey Windsor Photography at Cove Point Lighthouse (Lusby, MD)

Hitched by Heather's "Natural Nautical" Styled Shoot Editorial Alicia Jayne Florals and Stacey Windsor Photography at Cove Point Lighthouse (Lusby, MD)

Ronalyn + Chris on November 1, 2014 ♥ Jeffrey Ocampo Photography in Old Towne, Alexandria

Ronalyn + Chris on November 1, 2014 ♥ Jeffrey Ocampo Photography in Old Towne, Alexandria

Sara + Wesley on December 13, 2014 ♥ Leah Langley Photography at Church of the Good Shepard (Maitland, FL)

Sara + Wesley on December 13, 2014 ♥ Leah Langley Photography at Church of the Good Shepard (Maitland, FL)

TinaRose Events "Nautical Chic" Styled Shoot Editorial ♥ Judah Avenue Photography at Harbour View (Woodbridge, VA)

TinaRose Events "Nautical Chic" Styled Shoot Editorial ♥ Judah Avenue Photography at Harbour View (Woodbridge, VA)

Colleen + Scott on August 16, 2014 ♥ Paired Images Photography at the Baltimore Museum of Industry (Baltimore, MD)

Colleen + Scott on August 16, 2014 ♥ Paired Images Photography at the Baltimore Museum of Industry (Baltimore, MD)

Sharon + Jason on August 31, 2014 ♥ Paired Images Photography at the Sheraton (Columbia, MD)

Sharon + Jason on August 31, 2014 ♥ Paired Images Photography at the Sheraton (Columbia, MD)

Sharon + Jason on August 31, 2014 ♥ Paired Images Photography at the Sheraton (Columbia, MD)

Sharon + Jason on August 31, 2014 ♥ Paired Images Photography at the Sheraton (Columbia, MD)

Sarah + Michael on January 11, 2014 ♥  Carrie Holbo Photography at the Tower Club at Tysons (Vienna, VA)

Sarah + Michael on January 11, 2014 ♥  Carrie Holbo Photography at the Tower Club at Tysons (Vienna, VA)

Susannah + Jeremy on July 13, 2013 ♥ Amp&rsand Wedding Photography at West Mountain Inn (Arlington, VT)

Susannah + Jeremy on July 13, 2013 ♥ Amp&rsand Wedding Photography at West Mountain Inn (Arlington, VT)

Stacy + Michael on October 13, 2013 ♥ Pure Love Photography at Camarillo Ranch (Camarillo, CA)

Stacy + Michael on October 13, 2013 ♥ Pure Love Photography at Camarillo Ranch (Camarillo, CA)

Happy Girls Events "Fletcher's Cove Elopement" Styled Shoot Editorial ♥ DFinney Photography at Fletcher's Cove Boathouse (NW DC)

Happy Girls Events "Fletcher's Cove Elopement" Styled Shoot Editorial ♥ DFinney Photography at Fletcher's Cove Boathouse (NW DC)

DFinney Photography "Mint + Purple" Styled Shoot Editorial

DFinney Photography "Mint + Purple" Styled Shoot Editorial

Bright Occassions "Kate Spade Inspired" Styled Shoot Editorial for The DC Ladies Blog ♥ Mollie Tobias Photography

Bright Occassions "Kate Spade Inspired" Styled Shoot Editorial for The DC Ladies Blog ♥ Mollie Tobias Photography

Sapphire Events DC's "Rock the Manor" Styled Shoot Editorial ♥ Kara Colleen Photography at Oxon Hill Manor (Oxon Hill, MD)

Sapphire Events DC's "Rock the Manor" Styled Shoot Editorial ♥ Kara Colleen Photography at Oxon Hill Manor (Oxon Hill, MD)

Alem + Samuel ♥ Favored by Yodit Events "Habesha Garden Romance" Styled Shoot Editorial with Damion Miller Photography

Alem + Samuel ♥ Favored by Yodit Events "Habesha Garden Romance" Styled Shoot Editorial with Damion Miller Photography

Christine + Kevin on August 31, 2012 ♥ Cindy DeSau Photography at Holly Hedge Estate (New Hope, PA)

Christine + Kevin on August 31, 2012 ♥ Cindy DeSau Photography at Holly Hedge Estate (New Hope, PA)

Kathryn Cornelius' "Save the Date" on August 11, 2012 ♥ Take it to the Bridge Performance Art Serioes, hosted by The Washington Project for the Arts and The Corcoran Gallery of Art

Kathryn Cornelius' "Save the Date" on August 11, 2012 ♥ Take it to the Bridge Performance Art Serioes, hosted by The Washington Project for the Arts and The Corcoran Gallery of Art

Elizabeth + Andrew on July 7, 2012 ♥ DFinney Photography "Neon + Neutral" Styled Shoot Editorial

Elizabeth + Andrew on July 7, 2012 ♥ DFinney Photography "Neon + Neutral" Styled Shoot Editorial

Denise + Scott on July 21, 2012 ♥ Stephen White Photography

Denise + Scott on July 21, 2012 ♥ Stephen White Photography

Laurie + Michael on May 20, 2011 ♥ Corey Conrad Photography

Laurie + Michael on May 20, 2011 ♥ Corey Conrad Photography

Ruth + Frank on February 12, 2011 ♥ McLellan Style at Grace Church (Brooklyn, NY)

Ruth + Frank on February 12, 2011 ♥ McLellan Style at Grace Church (Brooklyn, NY)

Annie + Shant on May 29, 2011 ♥ Brendon Pinola Photography at Houmas House Plantation and Gardens (Darrow, LA)

Annie + Shant on May 29, 2011 ♥ Brendon Pinola Photography at Houmas House Plantation and Gardens (Darrow, LA)

Karen + her "Old Dude" on October 10, 2010 ♥ Dennis Drenner Photography 

Karen + her "Old Dude" on October 10, 2010 ♥ Dennis Drenner Photography 

Shaina + Matt on November 8, 2008 ♥ Patrick Abel at Special Moments Photography (Detroit, MI)

Shaina + Matt on November 8, 2008 ♥ Patrick Abel at Special Moments Photography (Detroit, MI)