+ What is the price range of your wedding dresses?
Our gowns range between $999-$2500. Our average priced wedding dress is around $1600. We also have a selection of store samples that are discounted and being sold directly off the rack.
+ What size are your samples?
It is one of our main goals to have samples in sizes that every bride can try! We have samples from size 4 to size 34. Bridal gowns tend to run small, so be prepared to fit into a gown that may be 1-2 sizes higher in number than you normally wear.
+ Do I need an appointment to shop in your boutique?
Yes. We are by appointment so that we can provide each of our clients with our undivided attention. The majority of what we sell is special order, and many items can be customized. Working with a dedicated associate allows you to be educated on all of your options.
+ Are you open on Sundays?
We are not open on Wednesdays or Sundays¸ We do, however offer our private Bubbly & Bites appointments on Sundays.
+ What is a Bubbly & Bites Appointment?
Our beautiful shop becomes exclusively yours for a customized experience you'll remember for the rest of your life. A Bubbly & Bites event is a special appointment, held privately for the Bride and her closest friends and family, where it's all about her. Click here for more information.
+ How long will my appointment be?
Bridal appointments are scheduled for 90 minutes unless we are having a Sale. Sale appointments are scheduled for 60 minutes. For bridesmaid and mothers appointments, we reserve 60 minutes. When we are measuring a large group for tuxedos, we recommend an appointment. Depending upon how many will attend, we will reserve 30-60 minutes.
+ When Should I Arrive for My Appointment?
Please arrive on time for your appointment. In most cases, there will be appointments immediately before and after your own. If you are running late, your appointment time will not extend beyond the original end time. We will do our very best to start your appointment on time. If you arrive early, please allow us to finish with our current shoppers – feel free to look around. There’s so much to see!
+ What Should I bring for My Appointment?
You are welcome to bring any pictures you may have found. You may bring a strapless bra, but it is not necessary. Please wear proper undergarments, and full coverage underwear, please no thongs. You will have a bridal consultant assisting you. She will give you privacy to step into the gown, When you are then ready, she will step into the dressing room to help zip up the gown. We have bras, slips and shoes for you to use during your appointment. Mostly, bring an open mind! Don’t be surprised if you find your perfect wedding dress on your first visit.
+ How many people can I bring to my appoinment?
Our bridal rooms fit 3-4 guest comfortably. If you would like to bring more people, no problem! Please give a call to book our deluxe bridal suite. There is a $50 booking fee to book this suite. The suite seats 8-12 people comfortably. The $50 fee will get credited back to you if you purchase your gown at that appointment.
+ Will I have a private dressing area?
Yes. We have three bridal suites each with their own dressing room.
+ May I take pictures of the gowns that I try on?
Due to copyright and privacy laws, we do not allow photos of our merchandise prior to purchase. Once you have purchased your gown, accessories, etc., you may take as many pictures as you like.
+ What is a Trunk Show?
A trunk show is when a designer sends in an extended version of their collection. There is frequently a special offer that is provided during the event as an incentive to buy. Very often, the designer or a company representative is present at the trunk show, which allows you to fully experience the nuances and beauty of the collection.
+ When should I purchase all of the items for my wedding?
- Wedding Dress 9-12 months in advance of the wedding
- Bridesmaids and Mothers 6 months in advance of the wedding
- Accessories 2-3 months in advance of the wedding
- Veil 2-3 months in advance of the wedding
- Tuxedo rental you & your groom should come in 3 months in advance of the wedding to finalize tuxedo choices.
+ How will I know which size dress to order?
We will provide you with the designers size chart to help determine which size to choose. Please note that there often is an additional fee for dresses over size 16 and for extra length.
+ Do you offer in-house alterations?
We have two seamstresses whom perform fittings in our store. Appointments are required. We offer fittings on Tuesdays from 12-7, Thursdays from 12-4 and Fridays 11-5. Alterations are at an additional fee.
+ What forms of payment do you accept?
We accept cash, check, and credit card (MC & Visa) for all special order goods. For all “in-stock”goods, cash and credit cards only are accepted. For bridal, maids, mothers-of, flower girl and any social occasion attire, we require a minimum of 60% deposit to place the order. The remaining balance is due upon delivery. When purchasing a sale gown, payment in full is required. We do offer a layaway plan, please discuss those options with your consultant. For tuxes and suits, we require a 50% deposit. The remainder must be paid in full at the time of pick up.
+ Can I Bring Snacks or Drinks?
We ask that you do not bring any food or beverages into the shop. It is important we protect our gowns and keep them as pristine as possible. If a guest walks in with food or beverage, we will need to move it to the front desk. If you would like to celebrate with champagne and treats, we recommend scheduling a Bubbly & Bites appointments. During these private events the store in closed to the public allowing us more room to properly arrange for the festivites.
+ What happens once my wedding dress is in?
We will notify you just as soon as your wedding dress arrives into us. Alterations (if needed) should be started 3 months prior to your wedding. Brides typically require three alteration appointments. If you are not ready to start alterations when your wedding dress arrives you may come in and pick it up or you may store it here. There are several Bridal Package that are offered when you are purchasing your wedding dress. Two of our Bridal Packages include storage.