Do I need an appointment to shop for bridesmaids dresses?
No, appointments are not required. Our group fitting appointments are quite popular, but we welcome drop-ins. If you schedule a time to bring in your girls; a dedicated consultant will serve refreshments and we'll play a big game of dress-up.
How early should I order my bridesmaids dresses?
We recommend ordering 3-6 months prior to your wedding. Some dresses can take up to 4 months to arrive (we'll check that before you order,) and you'll want to allow at least a month for the girls to get any desired alterations.
So, what's the process for ordering a bridesmaids dress?
Here's the general process you can expect:
- pick the style – we'll discuss everything from fabrics to cuts, then browse fabric swatches; our showroom samples let you touch and try the most popular cuts, colors and details available from our designers.
- sizing – your girls drop by for complimentary measuring. They may also submit measurements by email or phone, which we'll gladly walk them through.
- place order – once we've confirmed all sizing, we'll place your order. It typically takes 2-3 months for your dresses to arrive.
- pickup – you can pick up the dresses, or have the girls swing by in person. We'll put you in touch with our recommended tailors (read more about tailoring below.)
Do you provide tailoring?
Not in-house. We'll put you in touch with our partners. They specialize in the unique needs of bridal and gown tailoring.
Our owner Linda, a former professional seamstress, will gladly offer a consultation to determine what work you need done and the right price to pay. We do not believe in over-inflated tailoring prices.
What if I'm not ready to place an order after my visit?
A bridal shop should never pressure you to purchase. We'll take notes on your favorite styles. You can come back or call whenever you are ready.
May I take pictures while viewing gowns?
Absolutely - we'll even take them for you!