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Brides Against Breast Cancer Tour of Gowns comes to Louisville

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Wedding gowns in all shapes, sizes and colors will be on sale this weekend in Louisville to benefit charity.

The Brides Against Breast Cancer Nationwide Tour of Gowns offers hundreds of designer, brand name and some "gently used" wedding gowns for discounts of  Show manager Vanessa Pederson explains that proceeds from the sale goes to support cancer patients and their families. Last year, $2 million went to free programs and services for those impacted by cancer.

Prices from $99 up to $8,000. The average price of a gown is $600.00. They have sizes 2 to 24. And they offer layaway. Thanks to the royal wedding between William and Kate, lace is very popular. Sleeves are also becoming more fashionable along with the "illusion neckline" and "dramatic backs." The most popular gown styles are Mermaid, Lace, Fit and Flare and gowns with a "sweetheart" neckline. The sale also includes tiaras and veils.

Brides Against Breast Cancer Nationwide Tour of Gowns

Saturday, July 12, 2014 - 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Sunday, July 13, 2014 - noon to 4 p.m.

The Ramada Plaza Hotel

9700 Bluegrass Parkway in Louisville.

If you've already said "I do," you might consider donating your wedding gown and get a tax deduction. A $10 donation can be made by TEXTING the word "BRIDES" TO 85944.

For more information, CLICK HERE or call 1-877-721-HOPE (4673).

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