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13800 24th Avenue North Suite 330 Plymouth MN, 55441 8773781260
mom2pnj (Silver) Parent from VA 1 Total Reviews 0 Comp. Reviews 1 Vendor Reviews
Rated on Mar 03 2014
Love their products. Awesome customer service. I received a warped stool&
they replaced it. Agree with rack extension being flimsy/ needing
improvement. They kindly, promptly replaced mine after one broke with only
a few costumes on it. I appreciate that. It still doesn't seem super
sturdy to be honest, but everything else is amazing.Despite everything not
being perfect, I had to give them 5stars bc their customer service is the
best I have seen in years!
Had dream duffel envy for a couple of years and finally bit the bullet and
spend the $$$. Very expensive but it sure is great to have for
competitions where my daughter has multiple routines. This year she has 9
and the medium duffel holds all including a zip case with hair, make-up
and jewelry that hangs and a hanging shoe rack. This and a folding laundry
hamper are perfect for kids with multiple routines. Only their hangers fit
so make sure to buy plenty when you order the DD.
I wish I would have bought it sooner! How did I ever survive without one? I
bought my daughters duffel and some accessories used from a dancer that was
aging out of competition because I wanted the pink polka dots. I love that
the medium is big enough to hold literally everything we need. My daughter
competes 6 numbers, so 6 costumes, snacks, shoes, accessories, stools (yes
2), sewing and stoning kits, makeup, mirrors, warm ups, pillow. We just
pack it in. A word of advice, make sure the size you pick fits in your
trunk...I know a mom who couldn't fit a large in the trunk of her sedan.
Lastly, the garment bags from several years ago are better quality
(thicker) than the more recent ones we purchased...hope Dream Duffel makes
sure that their quality stays great. But truly, this bag and all the
accessories are a must have for comp dancers and their parents.
It is a must to keep me organized at dance comps and recitals. I have used
rolling luggage, rolling tool boxes, etc. and none of those compared to the
way my dream duffel keeps the costumes, make-up and shoes organized, clean
and protected. I have 2 rolling duffels, 12 hanging bags, 3 stools and
have no complaints with any of it. I have recommended these products to my
fellow dance moms and they love them too.
Excellent customer service! I contacted them with a problem on a Sunday
night and a replacement was in my mailbox on Thursday afternoon.
Dream Duffel itself has made a HUGE difference in my competition
experience. As a single parent, I am often doing a lot of the pack-mule
activities myself, and to only have one thing to carry (roll) has made my
My only regret is that I didn't order the carry-on sized
one. It would have come in handy traveling to nationals.
Cant say enough about my Dream Duffels! With three dancing daughters,
staying organized is critical to our competition weekends! I own, the
small, medium and large duffels and they are all excellent. My only
complaint about the small duffel, is that the handle doesn't extend long
enough to make it comfortable for an adult to roll....so that one is always
handed off to a dancer! I particularly love the garment bags
though-everything has its own compartment and you can see all of the
accessories at a glance! I HIGHLY recommend having one for each costume.
I bought my first dream duffel 2 years ago - best investment ever! Advice
on choosing the size: I bought the large - My daughter competes in 10-12
dances a year, but this bag is way too large for me! I plan on buying a
medium this year. Also note, as the dancers get older, the costumes tend to
get smaller, so account for that when determining the size to buy. This
bag has literally made my life so much easier. Their customer service is
phenomenal! I have had mine for 2 full competition seasons, attending 6-8
regionals a year, and one nationals and this big still looks new! Very
sturdy, high quality! I did break the top bar (my fault) and ordered a
replacement (very inexpensive) I had it in just a couple days! Super fast
shipping! I recommend dream duffels to everyone!!
nenner1 (Silver) Parent from FL 5 Total Reviews 3 Comp. Reviews 2 Vendor Reviews
Rated on Oct 21 2013
My husband always said our purchase of a Dream Duffel was for me, not my
daughter. Boy was he..RIGHT! I seriously could not function at a dance
competition without it anymore. We bought ours right as my dancer made the
jump from mini to junior and went from three costumes to eight. We bought
the medium and it holds.so.much! Last recital we had 11 costumes in it,
with shoes and probably could have fit five more. We have had it for two
seasons now and ours has held up wonderfully. My only minor gripe is that
the poles are uneven/bowed so my rack leans. I read it is a common
problem, and to resolve it we bought a small door stopper to wedge under
the side of the duffel with the short pole, and it evens them up
wonderfully. The Dream Duffel is one of the best purchases I have ever
DD received her first Dream Duffel last year. We purchased the medium
duffel with purple stars. They shipped her duffel very quickly. When it
arrived it was like opening a Christmas package. We have been able to put 6
costumes, tights, shoes, accessories,makeup,snack,drinks,a stool in her bag
including a blanket and pillow. We could not have asked for a better way to
get back and forth to competition.
I have had very good experiences with products and customer service. I did
have some issues with garment bags, but they were replaces instantly. I
think they've had more quality control issues as they've grown, but I've
been impressed with the company as a whole.
fairymom (Gold) Parent from WA 16 Total Reviews 15 Comp. Reviews 1 Vendor Reviews
Rated on Oct 03 2013
Very useful. Can't imagine dance life without it. But, it could be more
durable/longer lifespan. The rod extension poles don't HOLD up anymore,
even with minimal weight.
This review has been responded to by the vendor rep on Nov 11 2013
Thank you kindly for your review! Regarding your Dream Duffel racks that
aren't holding in place for you and your competitor; When did you
purchase your Dream Duffel? We do offer a 6 month warranty period, if your
bag was purchased in the last 6 months, please contact us at
email@example.com , we would love to help fix the problem. Also, if
your bag does not fall into the warranty period, we offer replacement racks
for your Dream Duffel that can be found on our site, www.dreamduffel.com
for only $10. We hope this helps in fixing your Dream Duffel for the
Thanks again for the review & keep dancing!
kellyb679 (Gold) Parent from NJ 17 Total Reviews 2 Comp. Reviews 15 Vendor Reviews
Rated on Jul 17 2013
We just finished up my daughters first year competing and loved all our
teammates dream duffels. We hung our costumes on one of my dd's friends
and they are just so sterdy and its nice to be able to fit all you things
neat and organized in one bag. Gotta have one!
Bellasmum (Gold) Parent from MI 15 Total Reviews 0 Comp. Reviews 15 Vendor Reviews
Rated on Jul 17 2013
We got our Dream Duffel in March for my daughter who dances both Ballet and
is a competitive Scottish Highland Dancer. It has been wonderful to have a
Duffel that holds EVERYTHING. She has competed at both indoor and outdoor
venues and her Dream Duffel has held up beautifully in both (Even in the
rain when she competed in Chicago! The Duffel kept everything safe and
dry!) I can not say enough nice things about this product!
I got a small dream duffel for my daughter and she loves it. I think I
love it more as the ability to hang costumes and the garment bags with
pockets for all of the accessories keeps everything in one place. Great
for recital with only 2-3 songs between dances. Wonderful for competitions
to have only one thing to roll/carry.
What a life savor!!! This is a must have for everyone who is in competition
dance/ Gymnastics. This duffel bag is easy to get around. The small is
perfect for 3-4 costumes and will also hold all shoes, makeup, and other
needed items. The medium/large is perfect for the families with more than 1
dancer. The Medium or large is also perfect for the dancer who competes in
many dances and has a lot of costumes. You can personalize these also which
makes them very unique and fun. The kids can come up with ideas to make it
their own. The stool fits right in there also! A MUST HAVE!!! I would be
lost with out our Dream Duffel!
Amazing customer service. I had some garment bags that were damaged and
within minutes of sending them photos they processed replacements for me.
They really are a dancers dream! They keep us so organized at competitions
Dream Duffels are the most amazing things ever! I purchased the large
duffel for my 7 yr old daughter who has been dancing compatibly for 2
seasons now. We received her duffel just in time for our final competition
and recital time, and it truly makes traveling with a dancer and all her
belongings much easier. I would recommend this product for all serious
I have two dancing daughters, and we have a Dream Duffel in each size. We
choose the size depending on how many costumes we need for a particular
day. I don't know how I managed before I had them! I also love the
garment bags, especially all of the zippered compartments!
Our dream duffel is a lifesaver. Before the dream I was hauling around 2
roller bags and my dancer daughter was hauling 1 roller. Now al we have is
the dream and free hands. Thank you so much for making life a lil simple
during the hectic days of dance comp
STARLES (Silver) Parent from TX 4 Total Reviews 2 Comp. Reviews 2 Vendor Reviews
Rated on Jul 16 2013
Absolutely love it. Found myself packing several bags when preparing for
convention/competition and recitals as my daughter became more envolved in
dance each year. Dream Duffel was a life saver this year for
convention/competiton and especiall recital, she was in 10 dances so that
was 10 different costumes and accessories and had more than enough room.
ayar (Gold) Parent from CT 18 Total Reviews 12 Comp. Reviews 6 Vendor Reviews
Rated on Jul 16 2013
Love it! I put everything, and I mean everything in the one large dd!
Wheels easily, not hard to lift with my dancer on one end. Holds up even
when I drag it up or down stairs. Only problem is my cat peed in it.
Working on getting the smell out, it is better.
Gaga (Silver) Parent from TX 1 Total Reviews 0 Comp. Reviews 1 Vendor Reviews
Rated on Jul 16 2013
I have purchased 3 of these, for 3 of my grandchildren as they have begun
dancing competitively. It has been a life saver! I would have given 5
stars, but the small/medium duffels do not hold the stool, and the bar for
the clothes is not sturdy. The large one has been great! Almost all of the
dancers on our teams have gotten one of their own now!
LOVE IT!! Daughter loves it!! I bought the large Dream duffel for my
daughter, although it is too big for my trunk and now has to "sit"
next to her in the back seat it is perfect size for all her costumes and
other accessories. I bought my son the dance gym bag for his shoe and
added accessories and it is perfect for him. (his costumes go in her dream
duffel to we get to the location).
Thank you for an awesome idea to
help out the Competition dance mother!!
5 STARS Our Dream Duffel is priceless! 13 costumes, shoes, hats, make-up,
hair pieces and even room for moms things! I think every dancer needs one!
Love that my 10 year old can manage the large with ease! Leaves my hands
free for other things!
I am rating 5 stars for superior customer service. I purchased a duffle
and accessories for my little dancer 3 years ago. I needed more costume
bags because with the quick changes, my little one was a little hard on
them. The zippers changed and are now even more flimsy. After receiving
my order, the new ones ALL tore after one competition - and I was in charge
this time. I wrote a comment, and no questions asked, I received 4 new
ones in the mail. Very nice touch!! Still not great zippers but a great
item for dancers - i would suggest reinforcing or replacing zippers,
though. Love the duffle and the concept. Would not be without!
RockThe8 (Gold) Studio Owner from OH 17 Total Reviews 9 Comp. Reviews 8 Vendor Reviews
Rated on May 25 2013
Many of our competitive students have one of these. They are a life-saver
at competitions and they really do keep everyone organized. Great for a
dancer who is in many numbers and has several quick changes during a
performance or competition. The little garment bags that you can get are
kind of expensive, but worth it.
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