Formal don consignment store for women of all ages moves to much larger digs in Leechburg

Formalwear and bling at deal charges have arrived in Leechburg.

Get Dressed Formals, a formalwear consignment shop for ladies, relocated from Vandergrift to 153 Marketplace St. in Leechburg this thirty day period.

Washington Township resident Michele Wehrle claimed she at first opened her keep past year in response to shoppers seeking very affordable formalwear.

Wehrle mentioned purchasers can hope to receive individualized attention throughout one-on-one particular fitting sessions.

Selling prices start off at $30, and there is a large stock of attire under $100.

“There is under no circumstances any stress to buy, and the highest cost set in the store is $400,” Wehrle mentioned.

Bridal robes, mom-of-the-bride, bridesmaid, promenade, homecoming, cruise use, college or university formals, holiday break dances and other special-event dresses are there — together with footwear, components and jewelry.

Wehrle stated she has welcomed purchasers from as much absent as Uniontown looking for the best costume.

Appear for manufacturer new tags on bridal dresses upwards of $3,000, but with a $400 max price. Wehrle’s organization mantra is “never fork out retail.”

“I want women to have the dress of their desires,” Wehrle reported. “Numerous Pittsburgh-place bridal and promenade stores have consigned their manufacturer new stock with Get Dressed Formals.”

Get Dressed only consigns stock 3 several years previous or a lot less, sustaining existing, applicable variations.

Wehrle mentioned many factors for relocating her company from Vandergrift: extra area, one particular-ground browsing simplicity, a extremely obvious road locale and attractive, substantial windows.

“Due to the overwhelming success of the enterprise, the primary locale in Vandergrift turned way too little,” Wehrle reported.

Leechburg Mayor Wayne Dobos stated he recently stopped in to welcome Wehrle to the borough, and it pleased him to see the former Klingensmith’s Pharmacy keep occupied soon after becoming vacant for months.

“I’m glad to have her store below in city, and I hope she does quite effectively,” Dobos explained.

Bridal gown sessions have to be booked in advance, and formalwear suited for most ages is in inventory.

“I’ve dressed females from 11 to 70 many years old,” Wehrle stated.

Fifteen “Get It Girls” from spot neighborhood high schools provide as volunteer products and model ambassadors — posing in dresses, sharing store posts to their social media accounts and spreading awareness of the business in their communities, in trade for special discounts on shop buys.

“I appreciate the new retail store, and the ‘girl power’ vibes are really there,” said Arwen Rak, Leechburg Place Higher Faculty senior and “Get It Lady.” “With a team of girls with diverse measurements and system forms, it seriously demonstrates that any girl can be confident in any gown they set on.”

Joyce Hanz is a Tribune-Review personnel writer. You can speak to Joyce at 724-226-7725 , [email protected] or via Twitter .

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