(Closed) What Would You Do?

posted 9 years ago in Dress
  • poll: What Should I Do?
    Trust the store and sit on a bucket of ice : (18 votes)
    75 %
    Buy another dress somewhere else just to be sure : (4 votes)
    17 %
    Other, I'll explain : (2 votes)
    8 %
  • Post # 3
    18637 posts
    Honey Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2009

    As long as the dress shows up in April, you will be fine.  I had my first fitting at the end of April for my June wedding and there was enough time.  Plus since it is being custom made, there shouldn’t be a lot of alterations needed.

    Post # 5
    3709 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: May 2011

    I say trust the store…if it is a custom gown the bridal shop will bend over backwards and give your dress extra special treatment to make sure you have it on time and it’s perfect. The wedding season will be in full swing in April so the last thing the shop will want is bad publicity.

    Post # 6
    461 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: March 2009

    I think you should get a direct contact there. I had issues with my dress , so I understand entirely where you are coming from. You don’t have to be a Bride-zilla , but express your concern. Have a direct contact and make sure you keep tabs with them every few weeks. 

    Post # 7
    31 posts
    • Wedding: February 2010

    Sorry this is happening! But I would stick with the store. It’s probably your dream dress and since the store already messed up once with your order, they will probably make sure they get every other detail correct for you (thankfully there is still plenty of time). Good luck!

    Post # 8
    4765 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: January 2011 - Vintage Villas

    I think you should stick with it but keep on them! Call them every few weeks to check in and make SURE they’re not screwing up again!

    Post # 10
    461 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: March 2009

    Moderndaisy , I found and ordered my dream dress , it did not work out well  , but I ordered a knock off so i’m sure that had a lot to do with it. But I found a dress that worked. Please don’t let this stress you out too much now!!!! Do what you can now , but the most important thing about the day of your wedding is that you and your Fiance get married and are happy and healthy!! I do wish you the best of luck and I’m sure things will work out!!

    Post # 11
    11824 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: September 2009 - Barr Mansion

    I voted trust the store, but honestly you should call and check up on a weekly basis to make sure they don’t do this to you again.  If you get the feeling as it gets closer that they are going to let you down, then maybe go somewhere else.  Good luck!

    Post # 12
    4566 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: August 2010

    I agree with finding a contact person and following up with them every few weeks (or even every week). Request written documentation to be faxed to you, including proof of ordering and any correspondance they might have had with the tailors… you can trust them, but it sounds like they need to be held accountable.

    Post # 14
    3331 posts
    Sugar bee

    I would trust the store, but like Mouse and others suggested, I’d keep checking in with them. 

    Post # 15
    143 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: May 2010 - The Chesapeake Bay Beach Club

    I’m glad you’ve decided to go with trusting the store as long as they have the muslin in when they said they would.  And I echo others when I say definitely keep tabs on them and check in frequently!  It’s good to have a backup in mind just in case, too.  I think you’ll be fine, and you’ll get to wear your dream dress -don’t spend too much time worrying about it!

    Post # 16
    577 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: December 1969

    stay with the store … and get wedding insurance just in case 🙂

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