(Closed) Leaving without buying a dress

posted 6 years ago in Dress
Post # 3
838 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

I would be up front with them. Tell them that you are probably not going to buy today but you want to get an idea of what they have. If they give you poor customer service, then that to me a sign that you shouldn’t give them your business anyway. People browse at comission-based stores all the time, we shouldn’t feel pressured to buy a dress!

Post # 4
115 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: April 2013

You dont need to mention it. Just tell them to write the details of the dress you (kinda) like, price etc…. and then leave. Simples Laughing

Post # 5
140 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

Im going dress shopping for the first time tomrrow too, and I think that alot of Brides dont buy there dress on the first time anyways, I know I wont be buying a dress tomorrow, im going with my close friend and my boss thats like a Mom to me, but i would def have some others that i would want to show the dress to before i ordered, i think alot of salons knows this

Post # 6
1364 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

@Kellylovesanthony:  ditto this. I am going tomorrow and don’t plan on buying a dress.  Even if I fall in love with one tomorrow I am going home to think about it/shop around more before I make the purchase. I still have time.

Post # 8
10453 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: February 2014

I’ve done this. I’ve tried on so many dresses in so many stores and if I liked something I just asked for them to write down the details. 

Post # 9
79 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

I went to about 5 shops before I finally bought a dress. My consultants were great for the most part and they didn’t put any pressure on me to buy a dress that day. I wouldn’t worry about it too much. Just have fun and get ideas of what you like and what looks good!

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