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Dress "Seasons"

I was at an expo on Sunday and showed a picture of my dream dress to a bridal shop owner. She recognized it as a Fall 2014 design and said it likely not in production anymore since Spring 2015 will be released soon. How true is this?
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Re: Dress "Seasons"

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    It depends on the dress and manufacturer. Have you tried it on? That's the first step before you consider buying it. Sometimes the silhouette you have in mind isn't actually the most flattering. Go to a bridal shop and try it on. If you love it, put in an order now.
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    Thank you! I'm hoping to start looking next weekend when I'll have someone to go with me (just moved to be with fiancé).
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    I think most stores typically carry the newest season and the previous season. Older dresses tend to not be carried. Don't fall in love with one online - bring it in for inspiration only to see what they have similar to it.

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    If you haven't even tried the dress on yet, it's not your dress. Figure out what you love about it, use it as inspiration, and try some on that share those features. It is very, VERY unlikely for anyone's "dream dress" to turn out to be the perfect dress in reality. It's better to not get too attached until it's on you!

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    nicole4793nicole4793 member
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    edited November 2014
    The dress that I ordered is from Fall 2013, and I ordered it last spring. I still look at the designer's page once in a while, and I noticed last week that my dress is no longer even on their site. You should try this dress on soon so that you can figure out if you truly love it! Hopefully a bridal shop in your area still has it- call around before you go. 

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    Except for David's Bridal, most manufacturers make the dress for two years before discontinuing it.
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    Thanks everyone. I'm not 100% committed to the dress. There are others I like as well, and in different styles. I guess what irritated me is this shop is the only one in 150 miles that carries this designer and it seemed that she was trying to talk me out of it ("those dresses are really very expensive") and was trying to push different ones on me.
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    Thanks everyone. I'm not 100% committed to the dress. There are others I like as well, and in different styles. I guess what irritated me is this shop is the only one in 150 miles that carries this designer and it seemed that she was trying to talk me out of it ("those dresses are really very expensive") and was trying to push different ones on me.
    Well that's a different story. That's a salon problem, not a dress problem. Her answer may be technically correct, but you shouldn't shop somewhere with customer service like that.

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