Galia Lahav at Goodwill… Whaaaaaat?!
Lovies, you aren’t going to believe this, but we’ve got the details on a true GL Cinderella tale. One lucky shopper discovered a Galia Lahav wedding gown at their local Goodwill! The find only cost her $25, but had a $6,000 value. Hello, that’s a serious find!
It was the most extraordinary surprise for Emmali Osterhoudt when a trip to her local Goodwill store in Birmingham, Alabama turned into a Cinderella moment IRL for her. A hidden gem that awaited her was the G-207 dress from GALA by Galia Lahav Collection 7. It was an enchanting fitted mermaid dress made of embroidered, hand-beaded lace with translucent side, and the gown fit Osterhoudt like a dream, as if it was made just for her! What could be better, truly?!
The discovery not only speaks to the shopper’s incredible luck, but also underscores the appeal of couture wedding dresses by Galia Lahav. Even in the pre-owned market, these sought-after dresses can fetch prices upwards of $4,000. So while Osterhoudt isn't planning a wedding right now, she excitedly shared her find with her boyfriend, Nick, who is just as thrilled about the discovery of a $6,000 dress for a mere $25. It’s a reminder that sometimes, life’s surprises can be as beautiful as the dress itself.
And if you love a good surprise, then you’ll love this — the whole moment, that went viral on social media, has caused Galia Lahav to contact Goodwill to donate dresses so more future GL Cinderellas can be surprised!
Cover photo courtesy of Galia Lahav and Emmali Osterhoudt
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