How do you pack your posh frocks/suits?

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Kettering, UK
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Sorry for all the questions but was thinking about putting my posh frocks and DH best suit in a dress bag rather than a suitcase to save space..

Anyone else do this?

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Our suitcase has a "built in" garment bag in the top portion. We place the "posh" stuff in a dry-cleaning bag (to prevent wrinkles), fold in half, and you're done!
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We always use a separate suit bag for my dresses and hubby's suit. We usually check this bag along with our 1 other suit case. We are good at packing light.
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we put all the "posh" clothes together in my Dh's military suit bag, i keep my dresses in a dress bag or dry cleaning bag and fold gently in half. we usually put them in the bottom of the suit case.
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I also place them in a dry cleaning bag, fold in half and place in the suitcase at the last minute. Never a problem with wrinkles.
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We just pack everything in our suitcase and when we get on board the first day, we send it out for pressing! We get it back the following day and it usually only cost a few bucks!
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i do use a separate garmet bag. wrap each piece in a dry cleaner bag and just place it in. i normally dont pack my garmet bag until that morning. then as soon as you get ur luggage take it out and place it in the closet....cleaner bag and all.
i have never really had bad wrinkles.
also...if u have minor creases you can hang the dress/suit on the door in the bathroom when you take a hot shower and the creases should fall right out.