Lexington business resells wedding dresses

Wedding recessional: For brides of 2009 the word recessional is more likely to bring to mind budget cutbacks than Mendelssohn's Wedding March. Love may run as deep as ever, but pockets are shallow. That means a store that sells wedding dresses on consignment, like Sassy Fox, is busier than usual this year.

Fox hunting: Sassy Fox is easy to find — it's a close neighbor to that Richmond Road landmark Hooters. "We started out next door to them. We both opened around the same time," says owner Brenda Moreland.

After a few years they outgrew that space and carted their velour jackets and wedding veils uptown, but just a few doors.

When the weather's nice, they're easy to spot by their sidewalk sale. And if the door's open, you're likely to hear laughter pealing out like church bells. Moreland and her crew seem to be enjoying themselves an awful lot. Don't they know these are desperate times?

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