When should I make my appointment?
Your first fitting should be 10-12 weeks before your wedding. We can book up very quickly so call us as soon as possible to schedule your first fitting.
How much do wedding dress alterations cost?
We charge $50/ hour for wedding dress alterations with a one hour minimum. Bustles have a $25 minimum.
How much do fittings cost?
The first hour of every fitting is free; after that we charge $15 for every fifteen minutes of the fitting. Most fittings typically take under an hour.
What should I bring to the fitting?
Make sure to bring in the shoes that you will be wearing with your dress. If you plan on wearing any special undergarments with your dress e.g., bustier, spanx, petticoat, hosiery please bring those as well.
What should I expect at the fitting?
We take a look at the overall fit of the dress, the hem, additions of trim, straps, sleeves, modesty panels etc.
How long will the alterations take?
It can take anywhere from 2 to 8 weeks and you could expect there to be 1 to 3 fittings.
How long will the fitting be?
The first fitting typically takes about an hour and following fittings will take half an hour.
What if I need any specialty undergarments?
We carry Nubras, pasties and body tape. Otherwise you may have to shop online or out of town.
If my dress is bustled how do I know what to do with it?
You can bring a friend with you to the final fitting, take photos or a video to remind you how to do the bustle during your event.
Do you steam dresses?
No. You will want to plan enough time to have that done with your local dry cleaner.
Can I bring friends or family with me to the fitting?
Yes, you are welcome to bring whomever you like but we recommend that for the final fitting you bring someone that will help you get dressed on your wedding day.