(Closed) Will a store take back a dress?

posted 6 years ago in Dress
Post # 3
2425 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: May 2012

My guess is no, most bridal stores have a final sale only policy. Did you order it or did they have it off the rack there? If you ordered it or bought a sample there is no way they will take it back, if it was off the rack then there is a super slim chance, but my guess is still no. Bridal stores have a lot of different policies than normal retailers since so much merchandice is special order.


Post # 4
951 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

Every store is different. Call and ask!!

Post # 6
4803 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

There is a super tiny chance they’ll let you if you’re exchanging it, but even then it’s super unlikely. If you just want a straight up return, no way. When a dress has been ordered specially for you, you’re pretty much out of luck. When I changed my mind about my dress I resold the old one online, lost a couple hundred but it was better than nothing.

Post # 7
11272 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: April 2012

the only way to find out is to ask. 

hopefully the tags are still on.  if not, definitely no.

Post # 8
2425 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: May 2012

@amandasf:  Then you are probably out of luck (though of course you can call the store to check, but like a PP said unless you want to exchange it’s unlikely).

Give it a shot selling it yourself, you won’t get the full retail price, but it is still has tags and never was worn you can get a decent about back!

Post # 9
382 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: December 2012

My dress hasn’t come yet and I tried to cancel, but they wouldn’t have it.  If anyone has a magical line that you can say to get them to return your dress or cancel your order and refund your money, please let me know!

Post # 10
2086 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: June 2012 - Pippin Hill Farm & Vineyards

Wedding dresses are, generally, made because someone ordered them. They can’t be unmade, so once they are in production, there’s no going back.

Unless, of course, the shop has a need for another sample.

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