Today’s savvy brides-to-be can save hundreds to thousands on items for their big day by purchasing at a consignment store. Frankfort’s Evilena’s Red Dresser, a consignment shop specializing in women’s clothing and apparel as well as furniture and home décor, is teaming up with several area businesses to host their third annual day-and-a-half Bridal Consignment Event on Friday, February 24, 2017 at 6-8 p.m. and Saturday, February 25, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 20887 S. LaGrange Road, Frankfort, IL.
“People ask all year if we offer bridal, and we do, but only at this event,” said Evilena’s owner, Janice Sabey. “We love helping brides save money on her special day,” Sabey said. “Last year we had many brides who were really trying to stick to a budget, and we helped them do that but still look amazing,” she added.
Along with the regular merchandise available at Evilena’s, the day-and-a-half shopping event will also include new and recently loved bridal gowns. Most gowns will be priced under $500. In addition to gowns, this sale will include veils, belts and sashes, purses, jewelry, shoes and other accessories. Evilena’s will also offer bridal décor including chandeliers, letters, lanterns, vases, books, Mason jars, pallets, wood boxes, hand-painted signage, rustic wedding décor, etc.
Recent brides with similar wedding items wanting to sell should bring them to Evilena’s during regular hours to consign. The store will not be selling Mother-of-the-Bride/Groom dresses nor bridesmaid dresses. And, only bridal gowns that are currently in style will be accepted on consignment (no puffy sleeves or bows).
All customers attending the event will be able to enter drawings for raffle prizes from area Preferred Bridal Vendors: BoKAY Flowers, All American Limousine, Melissa Eaheart Photography, Hair and Makeup by Annamarie Thompson, Cakes XO, KeyToYourHeart.net Wedding Event Rentals and Styling, Caffe Milan Catering, Aris Enterprise DJ Service, CD & ME Banquet Facility, Jeannie Walton Wedding Officiant, Crystal Garhammer Wedding Planner, Wedding Bliss 708, and Bijoux Bridal Chicago.
Refreshments including samples of wedding cake and a mimosa bar will top off this event making it a fun party atmosphere for all. For more information, go to www.EvilenasRedDresser.com or Facebook.com/EvilenasRedDresser or call 815-464-4426. Evilena’s Red Dresser is open Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Thursdays 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The store is closed on Sundays.