Post # 1
So yesterday I was nervous about going dress shopping, thinking I won’t see anything I love.
The first store we went to the consultant told my Maid/Matron of Honor she had to wait outside AND she can’t take pics. So she carried me into the bridal room to GUESS WHAT…Tell me my wedding is still too far away (July 27th) so I don’t need a dress now, try again in February . I was in shock. I mean I wanted to get a dress soon so it will be less of a hassle for me and Fiance and I explained that to her. She also said that whatever she chosse for me I would love (as I was not sure of what style I wanted)
I left the room after her ‘speech’ to see my Maid/Matron of Honor and Fiance (Yup I carried him…lol) waiting eagerly. Thier faces dropped. *tsk tsk* I explained everything to them.
Bravely,we tried another store and I tried on 3 dresses. The first was nice, the third was lovely. But the second Blew my mind I LOVED IT. On the spot I bought my dress and I love it. I tried it on 2 x to be sure…Got the same giggles and giddy effect.
Sorry no pics. I have a horrible habit of second guessing everything. I have banned myself from any dress post or stores. So maybe at a closer date I will post my baby.
GOOD LUCK to Bees that are searching. Have fun!!
OH, any Bee ever had a similar experience of a ‘consultant’ like this or a dress expereince?
Post # 3
- Wedding: August 2013 - The Liberty House
that’s ridiculous. Mine is august 31 and my consultants have been telling me i have to order really soon!
Post # 4
Maybe she wants to go out of business. With an attitude like that it seems like thats what will happen.
Post # 5
When Stuff like that happens to me, I usually attribute it to me being black. But it never happened during dress shopping.
Post # 6
Yeah, that’s ridiculous. My wedding is weeks after yours and I was told I had to order my dress by the beginning of November.
Post # 7
Maybe she wanted a smoke break or something? I don’t get why a consultant would say to wait to try on dresses. And where are you? In February, at least in my area, could have a snowy blizzardly month and I would not feel like going dress shopping (Nor driving) in slushy, cold, snowy weather!
Post # 8
My wedding is in 2014. I have ordered my dress and it is now hanging in my home office. I would complain to the manager/owner of store.
Post # 9
What do you mean by “she carried me” and “I carried him”? I’ve never heard this in any way except for physically picking up a person and walking with them in your arms, like you would a small child or a dead body.
Post # 10
Ummm I think this consultant must be super confused. If your wedding is this coming July you need to order ASAP! You should continue the dress search…but not at that store! How odd!
Post # 11
I’ve always been told that you need to order at least 8 months ahead of your wedding and that’s pushing the time frame especially if you need major alterations. That woman is off her rocker for sure. And rude!
Post # 12
@Mz Izzie: I’d call the consultant at the first store, and tell her you’ve bought your dress elsewhere. Tell her she made a mistake, because someone else earned that commission.
Post # 13
Well, the brightside is, you found the dress somewhere else. It was meant to be! I’d call her and thank her for refusing, so you could find your perfect dress elsewhere.
Post # 15
Wow. Not only is that consultant a terrible sales person, but she is rude and maybe a moron. I’m sorry, that’s mean, but really? You work in sales and you are going to tell someone NOT to a dress???
I couldn’t sell clothing to a naked person and I know better than that!
I’d write up a terrible review online, complain to the owner/manager, and rejoice in the fact that you were lucky enough to find your dress elsewhere!
Post # 16
That’s weird… I went a full year before our wedding, and nobody said anything about it 😐