My dress came in a plastic bag!?

posted 4 years ago in Dress
Post # 3
384 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2014

@MsGinkgo:  I believe so.  At least for DB Mine came the same way :-/

Post # 4
948 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: November 2012

I would find that upsetting. They should warn you ahead of time so you can purchase a garment bag to take it home in. 

Post # 5
436 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

Yes, they make you buy a $10 garment bag that is not worth it. It’s literally paper. I bought the bag and the zipper broke the next day.

Post # 6
384 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2014

@mstellah:  I know RIGHT!!!

     I guess maybe if I went to a higher end store it wouldn’t have happened, but I went to davids bridal because it was in my price range.

Oh well I guess… Usually things like this I saw oh well I’ll know for next time, BUT I hope that it’s only a one time deal and there won’t ever be an next time. LOL

Post # 7
3403 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

@MsGinkgo:  I got my dress on ebay, & it came in a shoe box wrapped in a trash bag lmao.

I then kept it hanging on the closet door open to the air for 3 months & it was fine.

I think DB is effed up for not giving you the damn garment bag for free, but if it makes you feel better, they aren’t all that necessary.

Post # 8
1809 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: March 2013

@MsGinkgo:  Alfred Angelo did the same thing, they brought the dress out and were like would you like a garment bag for ten dollars? Uh yea how else am I getting this home??

Post # 9
332 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: January 2014

I went to  a bridal boutique,and had to buy the garment bag for 20 bucks, nice and sturdy though.

Post # 10
1030 posts
Bumble bee

Yep that is what DB does.

I went to a local bridal store and they just wrapped my dress in plastic, did not even offer a bridal bag, had to go buy one elsewhere.

Post # 11
3041 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

@MsGinkgo: That happened to me as well (I went over the boarder to get my dress though, it was ~$300 cheaper there). Purchased the white garment bag for $10 and it worked just great for me – and I dragged it back and forth over the North Atlantic Ocean. It was actually great walking through Pearson with it, pretty much every single person that saw me with it got this HUGE grin on their face. 🙂

Post # 12
8936 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: December 2012

I’ve heard that’s what David’s Bridal does.

I went to a smaller salon and they had already repackaged my dress into a cloth garment bag (with their logo on it and such) for free. It had a couple business cards in a clear pocket, too.

I guess it’s one of those things people should call and ask beforehand.

Post # 14
363 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: March 2014

Wow, that’s unbelievable! I bought my dress at a private boutique and was given a garment bag. It’s nothing fancy but I defintely did not pay extra for it!

Post # 15
707 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

@MsGinkgo:  Meh.  I did DB and got a plastic bag.  I kept the dress in the same bag for the 13 months before the wedding.  Afterwards, I had it dry-cleaned, and its in the same plastic dry cleaning bag 2 years later…

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