Post # 1
My cousin and I went into a bridal store today and we were completely ignored. We were excited after finding the receipt of a ring a purchase. We walked into the store and not one agent said hello or assisted us. We went through the dresses and i asked the lady where are the organza dresses and she just pointed. We should have said something and walked out, when we left they didn’t even say goodbye. WTF… I am looking for a dress that is not heavy and big. Do anyone have any ideas
Post # 3
Did you have an appointment? Most bridal salons require appointments so that is likely why you didn’t get a better level of service.
BUT they still should have said hi, asked if you had an appointment and if not, scheduled one for you.
Post # 4
@Glasgowbound: no I didnt have an appointment and it was empty. 🙁 Yes they could have said hi and have a nice day. Oh well they will not see me, plus their dresses looked like they have been worn and old. Oh well
Post # 5
My suggestion when dress shopping for the first time is going to David’s Bridal and trying on one dress in each silhoutte. Just to get an idea of what looks right on your body type. Then go from there. What you think you want is probably the opposite of what you’ll end up with.
Post # 6
- Wedding: June 2014 - British Columbia
Agreed with scheduling a dress appointment, but avoid weekends if you are going to DB as consultants are often over-booked.
“I am looking for a dress that is not heavy and big.”
@JJSoon2bwife14: Try go to a retailer that carries Stephanie James Couture or Oleg Cassini.
Post # 7
@Cynderbug: Thanks, I will check them out.
Post # 8
- Wedding: September 2013 - Pavilion at Rocky Neck State Park
Another store to try is Alfred Angelo. I got fantastic service there, better than DB because AA is by appointment only. It’s one bride per consultant. When I went to DB my consultant was juggling 2+ brides. I felt a bit rushed. I am not against DB but was unhappy with the service.
Post # 9
@JJSoon2bwife14: I’ve never had good luck at David’s Bridal, and I’ve been to a few different locations across the country. I’ll echo and say that you should call somewhere and make an appointment. It wasn’t right of the salon to ignore you at all, so I would steer clear of them.
Post # 10
I couldn’t resist, since I didn’t say anything when I left and I was still shocked. I decided to call the store and vent about the services and I felt better after I was done. May sound immature, but I never felt that type of discrimination or felt so uneasy in my life.
Thanks bees for suggestions… I am going to try out DB, my friend is a consultant.