the articles listed below the resource links, will give you more information on what to look out for when buying a pre-owned wedding dress. 50s style bridesmaid dresses are made for women for maintaining their fashion during winters. why do i say this? the lengths of 50s style bridesmaid dresses are generally up to knee with some dresses being slightly shorter or longer than the knee length. you can find cheap designer wedding dresses at a fraction of their original price tag! 50s style bridesmaid dresses are the ones with fashionable and stylish long sleeves fitting the body of women perfectly. typically you will save at least 30% to 70% off the retail price, depending on the source you purchase from. some gowns have never been worn because the wedding was canceled.