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Ask BB: Emma Watson's Burberry Dress for Less

I'm a senior in high school and not very girly but I want to look beautiful at prom, what girl doesn't? I fell in love with this dress that Emma Watson wore to the Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute's 2010 Gala. After looking up the dress online, I found out it's a custom made Burberry dress, but I was wondering if you had any suggestions on other dresses similar or dresses you think I might like.

Here's a picture of the dress...

My budget is about $300, but anything below that would be amazing!! Thanks for reading and I would really appreciate any help or suggestions!! —Stephanie

Gorgeous dress but you don't make my job very easy! While it will be hard to find Emma's unique dress on a budget, here are some fabulous options that I think you'll love:

First, check out, where you can rent a designer dress at a fraction of the retail price. This David Meister one-shoulder gown is $100 to rent.

Here are some more hand-picked options:

Good luck!
Love all these dresses! I've never really worn a fancy white dress but now I think I'll have to consider it this summer. Stunning.
#1 twenty something (Homepage) on 2011-03-02 09:05 (Reply)
I found this website saying they will make you a dress very similar the the one Emma is wearing for $218.99.
What do you think about it? Legit?
#2 Sommer (Homepage) on 2011-03-02 11:53 (Reply)
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