Bride posts ad for wedding dress ‘worn once by mistake’

Here’s hoping that a once-worn wedding dress finds a happily ever after.

On Jan. 10, The Sun reported that a New Zealand woman put a strapless, ruffled, off-white wedding gown for up sale on Trade Me that was “worn once by mistake.”

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The classic strapless gown is currently bid at $665.  (TradeMe)

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“I would ideally like over $300 for this dress, as this would pay for over a year's gym membership for me to lose the kilos I put on from such a miserable marriage — either that or a decent night out on the wines,” she wrote of the gown. Noting that the dress “is in excellent condition — unlike my marriage,” the unidentified woman says the dress is more than “ready for a legit wedding after a practice run back in 2013.”

Not just good for nuptials, the cheeky seller adds, saying that the dress has versatile possibilities. “Also great evening wear if you enjoy a night out and want people to buy you drinks or would be an excellent outfit choice for house cleaning and dishes (if Disney role play is your thing),” she writes.

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With bidding open until Jan. 16 and 32 offers on the dress, the highest bid on the initially ill-fated gown is $665. Interested buyers need not worry about it being inundated with any ill will, as the woman writes that she “personally hand-washed the bad luck” out of it.

That’s not all, either. The seller adds that she is “happy to also provide pictures of my shoes that I can chuck in for a good price,” as “those aren't needed anymore either because I walked away with the feet I was born with and will keep moving forward with those.”

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Featuring faceless images of herself in the gown, the seller concludes that she’s got a whole knew look since splitting from the her former groom.

“Apologies for the photos [...] I have lost around 90kgs (200 pounds) of baggage,” she adds.

Janine Puhak is an editor for Fox News Lifestyle. Follow her on Twitter at @JaninePuhak