All bridal salons are not the same. It is wise to save yourself time and energy by doing a little homework ahead of time. While it can be tempting to book a consultation at the nearest salon, this is one of those life events where customer service is extra important.
A well-organized bridal salon will have a fabulous selection of wedding dress sizes on hand. Sample gowns can be devastating for larger ladies as they typically do not fit properly and the proportion is completely skewed. This can make it difficult to visualize your end result. It can be emotional trying to squeeze into something that was made for a completely different body type. This experience is supposed to be fun and exciting not full of drama and tears. Placing an order on something you never got to try on properly is equally as discouraging.
Feeling pampered and well taken care of is something we all crave in a customer service experience, particularly when thousands of dollars are potentially at stake. If your bridal attendant doesn’t listen to you or tries to upsell a designer, color or cut you have clearly stated you are not interested in, it’s time to move on. If they are not communicating effectively with you in the change room, what is going to happen when you try to order alterations later? Feel good about your decision or listen to your feelings and keep looking.
A great bridal salon has a variety of attendants that can answer your questions and provide you with options. Chances are, any concerns you may have, they have successfully dealt with before. You want to work with someone who is confident that you will leave with your dream dress but leave the high-pressure sales attitude alone.
Styles for all shapes
An excellent bridal salon will feature an extensive selection of gowns for all sizes and shapes. Offering different silhouettes, colors and length options can let you try on items that fit differently and showcase your best assets. A helpful consultant can describe the benefits of particular styles and discuss alteration options in order to help you look and feel your very best.
If you find yourself trudging out of the change room repeatedly to track down your bridal consultant, this is a problem. You want to feel attended to, not as though you are trying to cram into a zillion gowns alongside numerous other brides. Having a dedicated consultant for your appointment can keep you on time and allow concerns or questions to be answered as they arise. Take note of the bustles, decide if a crinoline is necessary and ask about the best foundation lingerie to offer you seamless support in your chosen gown. A friendly and experienced bridal consultant will be happy to answer any of your queries.
Accommodating or annoyed
Remember, all bridal salons are not created equal. Some specify a certain entourage amount and will be quite rude if you show up with more. Others forbid men to join in. Thankfully, New York Bride & Groom of Raleigh doesn’t even require an appointment. You’re welcome to stop in anytime and will have a private dressing room to enjoy and the best customer service and selection within the industry. Plus, you can take care of tuxedo rentals and bridesmaid dresses all at the same time.
We pride ourselves on the fact that we are not like the competition in many ways. Quite simply, we blow them away. We look forward to seeing you soon and having the chance to show you our many strengths. We know you will agree that are the Triangle’s premier bridal salon.