I know there are many fashionistas out there who will swoon, heart and L-O-V-E these oh so 80's dresses, (for which we will gladly give you the source ;) (see below), but for those of us who have had to buy one too many a bridesmaid dress- here is the perfect green savvy way to rid your closet of those ruffles, fluff and all around synthetic finery. Donatemydress.org is an online site that is dedicated to helping recycle special occasion fashion- in particular prom and bridesmaid dresses.
DonateMyDress.org is the first national campaign designed to encourage girls around the country to donate their prom and special occasion dresses to those who cannot afford the costly experience of going to their prom, sweet 16, quinceañera or formal event. The site features a directory of local dress drive organizations across the U.S. that will enable girls to easily find out where in their local markets they can donate a dress or receive one.
So if your prom days are long gone but always a bridesmaid days are upon you- click here for a state-by-state listing of where to donate. And if you have a teenage daughter, niece, neighbor or friend- pass this info along. If there is not a location near you- remember Goodwill, The Kidney Association and Salvation Army are in almost every area nationwide and are stocking up for the holidays. So dust off your tiara, and clean out your closet today- dresses wanted! And oooohhh, this one's our fave.....
All photos via: beflirtydresses.com