(Closed) Alfred Angelo advice please!

posted 8 years ago in Career
Post # 3
18637 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2009

Congrats on your new job!  I don’t have anything specific really but not being pushy and truly being helpful should really set you apart!

Post # 4
1986 posts
Buzzing bee

My AA girl was awesome, she asked all about the wedding, acted genuinely interested, told me a little about herself, helped me in and out of countless lace up dresses and didn’t complain at all or make me feel like I was a PIA for wanting to try 1 dress on 3 times LOL.

Post # 5
1418 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: July 2011

Congrats on your new job!  I’m sure you will do great 🙂

For me, it is someone who will listen to what I have to say and respect that (i.e. styles, price point).  I appreciate when the consultant picks a few things that might suit me, but does not push them on me if I am really not feeling it.  I also loved hearing about the process and how everything works at the salon – in terms of the required deposit and expected delivery time, how alterations will work and a relative price so I have an idea what to expect, that kind of stuff.  Be helpful and friendly, but also don’t let people walk all over you!

Post # 7
1285 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: April 2011

@Meggonefishing: Congratulations, this is great!

For me, i always appreciate honesty! I do not need a sales person who tells me that i look good in a dress that i obviously do not like. I want to hear pros and cons, and if a style is definately not flattering, i want to know that too. But this a thing you should be careful with, it requires much empathy because not everyone is interested in hearing honest opinions 😉

One of the many things i missed when i went dress shopping was being offered accessories. I don’t want to ask for it, i would have appreciated if the sales person came up with her own ideas what kind of veil or jewelry would look good with the dress.

I was also very disappointed that i did not feel very welcome (in more than just one salon!). I always had the vision of a happy bride going to a salon and being treated like a princess :)) Of course i did not expect to get champagne and a red carpet, lol, but a bit ( or better a lot) more joy and emotion for me and my wedding was something i was hoping for but didn’t get. Instead i felt unwanted and almost like an annoying disturber, and back home i cried like a baby because i felt so miserable

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