FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Q: Do I need to make an appointment to try on wedding gowns?
A: We recommend scheduling an appointment so you can receive one on one attention from your consultant stylists. We close the store to all others during your appointment to maximize your comfort and help you enjoy the experience of shopping for your perfect wedding gown.
Q: How long are bridal appointments?
A: Our bridal appointments are approximately 90 mins (1-1/5 hours)
Q: How much does it cost for a custom dress consultation?
A: All of our appointments are free. If you would like to make a consultation appointment for a custom dress, be sure to click on that service when making your appointment.
Q: If I am smaller than a sized 14 can I try on your dresses?
A: Absolutely, we have dresses for every size. Remember that bridal dresses typically run small so we are able to work with slender brides.
Q: What should I bring to my appointment?
A: We would love you to bring your ideas of your perfect gown. This is most important if you want a custom gown. Bring an open mind. Do not be surprised if one of our Bridal Consultants find “the perfect dress” that you would have never tried on before. Bring undergarments and shoes, similar to the ones you will wear on your big day.
Q: How long does it take to design and create a custom gown?
A: It can take 4 months to make a custom gown once it is designed. The entire process could take about 5-6 months; however, rush orders is available.
Q: How do I know my bridal dress size?
A: Almost every bridal dress runs super small,. The general rule is to take your pants size and move up by 2 to 4 sizes. So, for example if you are a size 10 your bridal dress size is likely a size 14 or higher depending on the designer.
Q: How far in advance should I purchase my wedding gown?
A: We usually say the sooner the better, but the general rule is that you should order between 6-8 months before your wedding depending on manufacturer. Your stylist could give you more clarification on this.
Q: How many fittings do I need?
A: Usually a bride requires 2-3 fittings to ensure the perfect look. We partner with work amazing alterations companies.
Q: Where are you located?
A: We are located in Mentor, Ohio inside the Great Lakes Mall at 7850 Mentor Avenue, Suite 326A., Mentor Ohio 44060. We have walk-in hours on Monday’s and Wednesday.