Whether a bride is looking to save money or time, shopping off-the-rack bridal dresses can prove to be the perfect solution in the search for the perfect dream bridal gown.
An off-the-rack bridal dress refers to gowns that are “aisle-ready”. Aside from the possible need for slight alterations, these dresses can be purchased the same day and therefore avoiding the wait for special ordering.
Benefits of Shopping for Off-the-Rack Wedding Dresses
Shopping for off-the-rack wedding dresses provides brides of all shapes and sizes access to national and international designers, including those specializing in plus size wedding dresses.
Having the opportunity to select your favourite dress among hundreds of gorgeous gowns, trying on for size onsite, and being able to take home the dress that very day is priceless. Most wedding dress boutiques have dresses to try on only to provide a glimpse at how the dress fits. The actual dress needs to be sized, ordered, and delivered, which could take 6-9 months.
From wedding dresses to accessories, there are sales events designed to save hundreds, if not thousands, of dollars with huge discounts.
Myths About Opportunity Bridal’s Off-the-Rack Wedding Dresses
Myth: The dresses are torn, used, or damaged at off-the-rack sales events.
Truth: At Opportunity Bridal, we sell NEW wedding dresses and accessories of good quality.
Myth: They sell old stuff and dresses out of fashion at off-the-rack events.
Truth: Opportunity Bridal has a wide range of DESIGNER dresses at each event. Our low price model means styles sell quickly resulting in the inventory to change rapidly to always have great current styles.
Myth: Brides are not allowed to try on the dresses before saying YES.
Truth: At our events, we have more than 24 changing rooms (depending on space) where brides have the privacy to try on wedding dresses before making a final decision.
Myth: It’s hard to get an appointment to visit off-the-rack bridal sale events.
Truth: There is no need for appointments at our sale events. We operate on the basis of “first-come, first-served.” Note, however, that we do offer VIP tickets for brides to guarantee early entry one hour prior to general admission for those who wish to make sure they have a set appointment time.
Myth: Off-the-rack events only sell white wedding gowns.
Truth: Opportunity Bridal sells gowns in various shades and colours including white, light ivory, champagne, taupe, and even black dresses.
Myth: Only a few dress sizes are available.
Truth: Our events have dresses suitable for all body shapes and sizes ranging from 2-28W. There are over 600 dresses at each event making sure there is a great selection of dresses across the different sizes.
Myth: Altering an off-the-rack wedding dress will be much more expensive than special ordering.
Truth: Purchasing a dress from a pop-up event allows you more options in terms of choosing where and when to have alterations done. In fact, being able to trying on your exact dress in your size leads to a better fit resulting is less alterations being required.
Where to Buy Off-the-Rack Wedding Dresses
In your search for the perfect off-the-rack wedding dresses, consider visiting one of Opportunity Bridal’s one-day pop-up sales events! We offer more than 600 designer off-the-rack dresses at 50% to 80% off the manufacturer’s suggested retail price. Our selection of bridal dresses range in size from 2-28W.
Check here for the next sales event in your neighbourhood. We accept payment in Cash, Interac Debit, Mastercard, and Visa.
Ricarda is the National Sales Manager for Opportunity Bridal. Ricarda comes from a creative background but has been working in the Bridal industry for over 5 years and has done over 300 sales events, coast to coast. Her mission is to create welcoming and warm experiences for everyone she meets and loves the chance to learn and share her knowledge of the Bridal industry with others.