Post # 1
I went shopping with my friend for her wedding gown and ended up in this really nice shop. She found a dress that she loved and thinks that she wants to get but she has no idea who made the dress. The store took the tags out of the dresses and would not tell us who made the dress. I think this seems incredibly fishey and I’m wondering if I need to say something to my friend.
Is this normal or is this something they do with sample dresses but once you order, it will come with tags? I’m worried that shes paying for a cheap knockoff with a higher price. Any thoughts?
Post # 3
I don’t think that it is legal to take the tags out. I would look up online and see if they list the companies that they sell and then send a note to those companies telling them they cut the tags out.
Edit: I found it, it can be illegal. It is against Federal Textile Products Identification Act in 1958 and possibly your states Deceptive Trade Practices Act. Not a shop I would be doing business with.
Post # 4
It could be a knockoff like you suspect, but alot of times bridal shops will take the tags out of the dresses so it makes it harder to find the dress somewhere else. They equate it to test driving a vehicle so you can buy somewhere else. They can also inflate the price of the dress too because you can’t research other retail prices. It’s really just bad business practice.