My dress was stolen out of my hotel room. :(

posted 3 years ago in Dress
Post # 3
9137 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 2013 - St. Augustine Beach, FL

@Tess63110:  I’m guessing it was an employee if they aren’t telling you.

Post # 4
825 posts
Busy bee

That’s the most horrible thing I’ve ever heard! I am so sorry, and I’d be livid with the hotel manager/people in charge of the security footage.

Post # 5
3570 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

That’s horrible.  Sue em!

Post # 6
1779 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: June 2014

@Tess63110:  I would be SO upset! I had a wedding nightmare about this… my dress was stolen before the ceremony. It’s so scary to know that it can actually happen!! What an awful person who would do that.

Post # 7
3828 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: November 1999

@beachbride1216:  +1 

On ya its an employee.  WTF why would anyone want to steal that?

Post # 9
2878 posts
Sugar bee

Oh my, OP I’m so sorry. It’s not ridiculous to be upset about this, I would too ! This can only be an employee. I hope they have proof somewhere. Wishing you the best ! *hugs*

Post # 10
237 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2014 - Latitude 41

@Tess63110:  Oh my god! That is horrific!  Some people are so low!  How do you take such a sentimental piece from someone’s life like that!!! Gggrrrrrrrr!  And that’s crazy how you can’t review the security footage.  Did they give you a reason why?

Hang in there sweetie and try to stay positive.  Don’t let the douche bag who took your dress ruin the memories for you.  Let yourself grieve over the loss (you are not being ridiculous for doing so) and then move on.  You’re married!! Yay!!!! 🙂

Post # 11
2696 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

If somone could gain access to steal your dress, I would also be concerned with somone gaining access to hotel rooms to do worse.

I would threaten to go to the media or something if they do not allow you to see footage. This is a serious safety issue IMO.

I am so sorry you have to go through this nonsense! How awful 🙁

Post # 12
2179 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: March 2024

I’d tell them they obviously have something to hide since they won’t let you see the footage and that you will get a lawyer involved if the dress is not returned in excellent condition and drycleaned OR they need to pay for the missing dress.

It was obviously an employee. I’d be livid, I’d threaten to take it to the news channels also.

Post # 13
1834 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: September 2014

@Tess63110:  I’m so sorry! How awful. I hope the police are able to do something.

Post # 14
4440 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

@urchin:  +1


Agree.. I would call the manager and threaten to take this to all media outlets.

Post # 15
434 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2013 - Tybee Island, GA

ooooo! i’d call them EVERYDAY about it. and make sure they know you went to the police about it;)

Post # 16
1254 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

What a horrible thing to happen! I agree with PPs, I also think it must have been an employee if they are not letting you see the footage. 

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