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How To Not Spend A Fortune On Wedding Outfits In Malta

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Wedding season in Malta is a special time – full of love, good weather and glamorous selfies. It’s also a very real attack on people’s personal finances. 

Aside from wanting to get couples a lovely gift, there’s a bunch of other expenses involved with being a wedding guest. Some of them are inevitable, but when it comes to wedding attire we’ve got a few suggestions that’ll cut your costs right down.

1. Form a wedding-guest bank

Start a chain email with four or more of your closest girl-friends and suggest a massive dress-swap. This way your outfit options are quadrupled without spending so much as a cent. #StrongerTogether

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2. Up-cycle your little-black-dresses

Wearing all-black to a wedding is kind of frowned upon in Malta, but if you’re able to inject a dash of bold colour through the amazing power of shawls, then that’s going to be a whole lot cheaper than buying a new dress. #XallaXalata

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3. Get a tailor involved

Many people feel pressured not to wear the same thing twice to wedding season, and as a result a lot of expensive outfits are sacrificed to the eternal confines of people’s wardrobes. Why not shorten a maxi dress, change the neck-line of a jumpsuit, or even add some statement sleeves to an old favourite?

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4. Shop creatively

Forget your go-to wedding outfit stores and explore the lesser known shopping districts of Malta. Don’t turn your nose up at independent boutiques – it’s very possible you’ll find something that’s chic AF at a fraction of regular high-street prices.

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5. Embrace hand-me-downs

Stop bemoaning your mum’s hoarder-tendencies and raid her wardrobe instead. Chances are the options won’t be perfect, but with a bit of tailoring (see point 3) you could have a to-die-for outfit on your hands.

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6. Be bolder with hair and make-up

Instead of blowing money on a designer dress you’ll wear a handful of times, spend that money on a head-turning haircut. No one will notice you’re wearing the same dress again, and it will serve you way beyond the wedding celebrations. If you want to go even cheaper – just get your hands on a lipstick colour that’s going to dominate all of the wedding selfies. 

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7. Don’t be afraid to dye

Again – if you’ve got a wedding-guest dress that you’ve not worn more than once, then don’t be worried about altering it. Garment-dying is the cheapest way to rejuvenate an outfit if you do it right. Just remember to check that the fabric can take the dye before you try it.

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BONUS: Sell your old outfits!

Put your stuff online and re-claim back some of your wedding-guest investment. Every little helps!

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Tag a friend who’s broke AF because of wedding season!

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