Your date is set, the venue is rented and your special bridal gown is purchased... now you’re ready to start the alteration process! Let us alter your gown to reflect that perfect fit you have envisioned for your magical day.
In addition to bridal gowns, we alter garments for the entire wedding party, including the groom, groomsmen, bridesmaids, Mother of the bride and groom, flower girls and everyone in between.
Some of the common inquiries we receive are:
How far in advance to I book my first appointment?
Since brides do have a tendency to change weight prior to the wedding, I recommend booking the first appointment 6 weeks out from the date of the wedding, allowing extra time for out-of-town or destination weddings.
How many appointments do I need?
The average bridal gown requires 3-4 fittings, with the final fitting usually scheduled about 1 week out from the wedding or departure date.
What should I bring with me to the first fitting?
For your first and subsequent fittings, bring all your undergarments, including any extra crinoline slips and your shoes.
What does it cost to alter wedding dresses?
Because wedding gowns vary greatly in construction, detail and fit, the actual cost is difficult to establish until you have your first fitting. Average costs for bridal gowns usually fall into the $150-$350 range. Some of the more common alterations (on traditional styled gowns) start at the following prices:
*The consultation fee will be credited towards your costs if we do the alterations.
What does it cost to alter bridesmaid and social dresses?
Basic alteration charges for bridesmaid and other social dresses are as follows:
Hem (2 layers)
Those garments with special details such as beads, sequins or extra layers may incur additional charges.