Janell Answers Trunk Show Questions

  1. What is a trunk show?
  • Trunk shows are designed specifically to showcase all the new styles a designer has created for the next season. 
  1. How long is a trunk show?
  • They are typically in the retail store for 1-2 weekends. Depending on the designer and how busy their schedule is.
  1. How many dresses are at the trunk show?
  • It can range between 10-25 dresses depending on the designer.
  1. Why is it important for a bride to come to a trunk show?
  • If a bride likes a particular designer’s looks a trunk show gives the bride an opportunity to view and try on the designers latest creations. 
  1. What if I can’t decide on a gown that day?
  • We understand that a bride might need to sleep on a gown decision. Trunk shows are time sensitive though, so it is imperative the bride can be prepared to make a decision. Brides bring your important decision makers with you to the show to help! Most designers will also give brides a one week window to place an order after the show. However, the gowns will have left for the next city. Which makes it harder for a bride to come back and review her thoughts. 
  1. Any benefits to buying during a trunk show?
  • Some designers offer special changes for complimentary that are not usually that way! That could include: custom lengths, rush charges, and custom sizing fees waived.