Here are the steps:
- Secure the bottom of the shipping box with clear packing tape.
- Inside the shipping box, line the bottom with a 2” layer of bubble wrap.
- Apply a layer of newsprint paper on a flat surface, enough for the entire length of the dress.
- Carefully lay the dress face down on the newsprint paper.
- 1 How much does a wedding dress weigh?
- 2 How do you ship a dress?
- 3 How much does it cost to ship a dress?
- 4 How do you ship a poofy dress?
- 5 How heavy is the heaviest wedding dress?
- 6 How many pounds does it take to drop a wedding dress size?
- 7 What are wedding dress sizes?
- 8 Is shipping cheaper with UPS or USPS?
- 9 How much does it cost to ship 100 lbs UPS?
- 10 What is the cheapest way to ship 50 lbs?
- 11 How do you pack a dress so it doesn’t wrinkle in a suitcase?
How much does a wedding dress weigh?
A average wedding dress weighs about 3kg or 7lbs, but of course there is a wide range. The easy way to find out what your dress weighs: Jump on your bathroom scales (without the dress) and note your weight.
How do you ship a dress?
Here are a few tips:
- Wrap the dress in acid-free tissue paper. Encase in a clear plastic garment bag.
- Write “Wedding Dress” on the exterior of the box. Secure outside with tape.
- If possible, most bridal shops will ship a wedding dress on your behalf.
- How much does it cost to ship a wedding dress?
How much does it cost to ship a dress?
USPS First Class Mail is cheapest overall at around the $5 mark, or even less depending on weight. Using an envelope or small box with USPS is roughly equivalent in price. In this case, either the envelope or the small Flat Rate box would get you postage at around $8.
How do you ship a poofy dress?
Fold the gown as required and use plastic to cover it (for the unlikely but possible event that the box gets wet). Seal the flaps and seams with strong mailing tape that is a minimum width of two inches. Place the shipping label on top and avoid putting the label over a seam/closure or on top of the tape.
How heavy is the heaviest wedding dress?
The world’s heaviest wedding dress contains over one million beads and weighs 170 kilograms.
How many pounds does it take to drop a wedding dress size?
The average amount of weight it takes to move from one dress size to another is about 10 to 15 pounds. Moving from a size 16 to a size 12 means dropping two sizes, so you would need to lose 20 to 30 pounds.
What are wedding dress sizes?
Bridal sizing isn’t like typical street wear sizing. While you might be a size 4-6 in jeans, you’re in fact a bridal size 8-10, and if you’re a size 14-16, you’re likely a 18-20. Don’t worry about it–sizing is just a number! You’ll likely see most of our samples in a bridal size 8, 10, 12, 18, 20 or 22 to try on.
Is shipping cheaper with UPS or USPS?
UPS is often more expensive than USPS due to fees and surcharges, especially when it comes to shipping smaller packages. Generally, USPS offers much better rates when shipping smaller packages less than two lbs., though UPS typically is a better choice when shipping larger, heavier packages by offering superior value.
How much does it cost to ship 100 lbs UPS?
– $18.00 per each package in a UPS Hundredweight Service shipment for UPS Next Day Air®, UPS Next Day Air Saver®, UPS 2nd Day Air A.M.®, UPS 2nd Day Air®, UPS 3 Day Select® and UPS® Ground shipment. Maximum of $126.00 per shipment.
What is the cheapest way to ship 50 lbs?
Parcel shipping (UPS or FedEx) UPS and FedEx both offer flat rate shipping for boxes up to 50lbs, often at cheaper rates than variable pricing. UPS flat rate shipping, called UPS Simple Rate, offers delivery as fast as second day air transport.
How do you pack a dress so it doesn’t wrinkle in a suitcase?
If you want to prevent wrinkles, place your dresses inside of plastic dry cleaning bags before you pack them. If packing dresses in a carry-on, put them on top of your other items. When packing suitcases, you can fold your cocktail dresses in half and roll up your casual dresses.