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What does a wedding dress trunk show mean?

What does a wedding dress trunk show mean?

A trunk show is when a bridal salon has a more complete or full range of gown samples on hand from a specific bridal designer. Styles can often be purchased at a discount if they are purchased during a trunk show.

How does a trunk show work?

A trunk show is a 1-2 day event typically held at a boutique/retail store in which you, as the designer, make a personal appearance and bring your new upcoming line. (The line used to be carried in an actual trunk hence the name.) You then meet and work with customers in order to sell your line.

Do you get a discount at a trunk show?

Another great benefit: because you have a trunk show appointment, if you purchase your gown that day, you’ll get a discount! These are typically between 10-15% but vary per designer. Think about it – those savings can go right back into the wedding budget.

What is Muse by BERTA?

MUSE is a new fashion-forward bridal line from world-renowned designer BERTA. True to the Berta aesthetics and cut, the MUSE creations are made from the finest materials and are all 100% handmade by the most talented of craftsmen.

What is BERTA Privee?

Designer Berta Balilti founded her namesake brand in 2004. The PRIVÉE line represents the classic and time honored silhouettes that have created the legendary BERTA phenomenon that BERTA has become. BERTA has broken boundaries each season driven by the love of the crowd and worldwide success that BERTA has become.

How do you throw a trunk show?

Here are some tips for having a fabulous and profitable trunk show.

  1. Choose the Perfect Vendor to Work With.
  2. Plan the Best Time for the Event.
  3. Get Everything in Writing.
  4. Promote, Promote, Promote.
  5. Truly Make it an Exciting Event.
  6. Price Appropriately.
  7. Follow Up for Success.

What is a trunk sale?

A trunk show is an event in which vendors present merchandise directly to store personnel or customers at a retail location or another venue such as a hotel room. In many cases it allows store personnel to preview and/or purchase merchandise before it is made available to the public.

What is a trunk show at a bridal salon?

A trunk show is a special event in which a bridal salon features a particular designer’s collection. The bride has a unique opportunity to view and try on wedding dresses straight off the runway before they are available in stores as well as styles from previous seasons.

Where can I find a list of trunk shows?

Call local bridal boutiques and department store bridal salons to see when and if there are trunk shows scheduled, and with which designers. Most salons will also share trunk show information on their websites, if they have one. Trunk shows are planned well in advance, so stores should be able to give you a list of dates and designers.

But, most trunk shows do offer a discount for placing your order on the spot (sometimes up to 20 percent), so don’t be shy about asking. Even if the salon doesn’t offer a discount, the designer may throw in a few extras (a veil, buttons down the back, additional length on the sleeves or train) without charging you more.

What’s the difference between a trunk show and a sale?

A trunk show isn’t technically a sale at all since the dresses are not marked as discounted. But, most trunk shows do offer a discount for placing your order on the spot (sometimes up to 20 percent), so don’t be shy about asking. Even if the salon doesn’t offer a discount,…