What to do with BM dress now that wedding is canceled?

This has been an eventful few weeks so far! While DH and I were preparing for our two year anniversary trip (side note - I cannot believe it's been that long!), I was also helping one of my dear friends prepare for her wedding. I was a BM and had purchased my dress already, but one day after I picked it up, the bride told me the wedding was off.

Obviously my first concern is her emotional well being (no one had ever liked her groom, but we're still sad for her. Without getting into their private business, the gist of it is that she dodged a major bullet by not marrying this guy.) Anyhow, the wedding was supposed to be tomorrow, and now I'm looking at this unworn BM dress, uncertain as to what to do.

I know etiquette says the bride should pay for it, but considering that, among other things, the groom scammed her out of tons of money, that isn't going to happen (and I totally understand). I left a message at the shop where I bought it to see if they would want to buy it back at partial cost, considering it is a new style and a sample size (8). Fortunately I hadn't gotten it altered yet, but it did come with extra length.

I spent $200 on it, so I would like to be able to get something back. Does anyone have any suggestions as to what I can do?
Posted on July 11, 2013 at 4:13 pm
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Try to post it here on the classifieds, craigslist or even ebay
Posted on July 11, 2013 at 5:46 pm
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Have you got a reply from the store yet? I guess that would be your best bet as the dress is still new, and unaltered.
Posted on July 12, 2013 at 1:00 am

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