(Closed) How much of a discount did you get on your gown?

posted 9 years ago in Dress
Post # 16
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: November 2011

I was carefull to indicatre I was shopping at other locations as well and when I found “the one” I asked about discounts.  They gave me 10% off, which basically negated the tax.  I think they might have given me a tiny bit more off but I didn’t press. I also was given a 50% discount on the custom order alterations, which at the time I thought was great, but now I wonder if they over quoted me on the alterations cost to make me feel better.  Who knows. I did get a veil thrown in as well, but it was not a super pricy one. 

Post # 17
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2012

I got $100 off at Alfred Angelo because they had a sale going on.

Post # 18
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Blushing bee

15% – trunk show

Post # 19
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: July 2011

My bridal consultant was amazing and used an old bridal show discount on my order for $100 off =)

Post # 20
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: April 2011

25% because I worked there- for my new dress. My first dress was clearance.

Post # 21
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: July 2012

15% because it was a trunk show.

Post # 22
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: December 2011

I was able to get a 20% discount because the store never had to carry the sample.  I tried the gown on in NY and ordered it near my parent’s house in Wisconsin.  Also, for paying in full, they are including a veil.  Good luck!

Post # 23
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Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: August 2010

I got my dress at 50% off because I bought the floor sample that had only been in the store for a week!

Post # 24
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

50% off cause it was a sample and discontinued.

Post # 25
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: July 2011

I got $450 off a $1200 dress by buying the floor sample. Woot!

Post # 26
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2010

Dress 1 – Bought at trunk show for 10% off plus free customizations (hollow-to-hem and shortened bodice)

Dress 2 – Bought at trunk show, no discount but free super-rush order (dress delivered in one month), free custom hollow-to-hem

I also bought a sample Vera Wang gown for $2000 from an older collection that had originally retailed for $8400, but ended up not wearing and selling it.

Post # 27
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: February 2010

I got 20% off of my dress (:

Post # 28
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: June 2011

Just talk to them. I ended up finding my first dress online for 1215.00. In the bridal shop it was 1350.00. I told them I’d rather purchase the gown from them then online. They confirmed was wasnt fibbing and honored the online price. Just be honest with them if they want your business they will work with you 🙂

When my first dress came in it was damaged so after it came back again damaged they gave me a watters dress 6036b for the price of my first dress..thats about 1000.00 in savings. that pretty nice of them 🙂

Good luck and be honest and in my case “clam”. Everything always works out.

Post # 29
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

I bought mine in Australia but I got the following deal:

Originally:

Dress – $2950

Veil – $250

Alterations – $350

DEAL – I got it all for $2800!!! (Saving of $750) My Dad was so proud of my bargaining skills! (dont worry, if they had said no, I still would have bought the dress!) I didnt even realise you could bargain, but the stores had been telling us all day how quiet it was at the moment (I bought in late November).

 

Post # 30
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: October 2009

Each of our dresses would have been $699 new.  However, we got them for $450 each at a consignment store.  NotFroofy’s was a sample, and mine was used.

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