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Vancouver Brides and Newlyweds Buy and Sell Gently Used Wedding Treasures at The Original Bridal Swap Sponsored by

Vancouver, B.C. – April 4, 2013 is proud to announce its participation and sponsorship of The Original Bridal Swap Sunday, April 7, 2013 at the Roundhouse Community Centre in Yaletown.

The event offers local brides a chance to save money and past brides a chance to sell wedding items and recoup some of their wedding expenses. Bridal Swap connects past brides and brides-to-be in a fun atmosphere so they can buy and sell gently used wedding items.

“We are thrilled to be involved because this event is such a great fit for,” said Lacey Sheardown, Director of Marketing for “Our sites offer an online Bridal Swap 24-7 and we encourage past brides to post any unsold items after the event on”

Wedding is a popular search term on and on city sites across the country. There are wedding dresses, bridesmaid dresses, reception supplies and requests from brides for services like hair, makeup and photographers. Here’s a link to some of’s current wedding ad posts.

Whether they find gently used items online or at the swap, brides will also be helping the environment by showcasing special touches at their weddings that incorporate sustainability, up-cycling and recycling concepts.

At the Bridal Swap, brides-to-be can shop for everything for their wedding including gently used dresses along with services and décor. Past brides can register their own table to sell items, or if they just have a few wedding odds and ends, they can donate those items and proceeds of sales will go to Vancouver homelessness charity streetohome.   

The Bridal Swap runs from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 7. The location is the Roundhouse Community Centre at 181 Roundhouse Mews (corner of Davie and Pacific). Tickets are $12 plus tax.

For more information about the Bridal Swap visit:

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About was founded in 2003 with the vision that an effective, free, online marketplace for the sale of used goods would reduce landfill content, benefit the environment and save people money. It is now Canada’s biggest Canadian-owned online classified network with local city sites across the country, including UsedVictoria, UsedVancouver, UsedOttawa, UsedPEI and more. Our network of over 55 websites has now become the most efficient platform for buyers to connect with private and commercial sellers to find what they want in their local community.

Media Contacts:
Lacey Sheardown,
250.381.3633 ext. 3291

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