• Altering Neckline

    Changing the shape or style of the neckline. It can range from transforming a V-neck into a sweetheart neckline to converting a high neck into a scoop neck.

  • Shortening Straps

    Adjusting the length of the shoulder straps to achieve a better fit. It ensures that the dress sits comfortably on your body, providing the right balance and support.

  • Adding/Removing Straps

    Creating new straps or removing existing ones. It offers versatility, allowing you to adjust the style and support of the dress to suit your preference and comfort.

  • Adding/Removing Sleeves

    Creating new sleeves or removing existing ones. Adding sleeves can provide coverage and elegance, while removing them can create a more lightweight and modern look.

  • Taking In/Letting Out Bust

    Adjusting the fit and shape of the bodice to enhance the comfort and appearance of the chest area. It can include tightening or loosening the fabric or adjusting the bust darts.

  • Adding/Changing Cups

    Inserting or replacing specialized padding within the bodice. It enhances the bust's shape and eliminates the need for a separate bra, offering a seamless look.

  • Taking In/Letting Out Waist

    Adjusting the waistline to achieve a snug or relaxed fit around the midsection. It enhances the dress's silhouette by accentuating your waistline or providing added comfort.

  • Lowering/Raising Back

    Adjusting the height of the dress's back neckline. Lowering the back can create a more daring and dramatic look, while raising the back adds modesty and support.

  • Altering Closure

    Changing how the gown fastens in the back. It can include changing a zipper to a lace-up closure, adding buttons or adjusting the placement of existing closures.

  • Taking In/Letting Out Hips

    Adjusting the width of the dress around the hip area. Taking in the hips creates a more fitted silhouette, while letting them out provides additional comfort and ease of movement.

  • Adding/Removing Layers

    Adjusting the number of fabric layers in the skirt. Adding layers can enhance volume and depth, while removing them creates a lighter and more streamlined look.

  • Hemming

    Adjusting the length of the dress. It ensures that the dress falls perfectly and complements your height and chosen shoes.

  • Adding Bustle

    Creating a mechanism to lift and secure the train of the gown, typically after the ceremony. It allows the bride to move and dance freely without the train trailing on the ground.

  • Adding Embellishments

    Enhancing the gown's design with decorative elements. These can include sequins, beads, crystals, embroidery, lace appliqués, and more.

  • Removing Train

    Cutting off the trailing fabric at the back of the dress. It allows for a more streamlined look, perfect for brides seeking simplicity and ease of movement without the added length.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have evening dresses in your store?

No, we don't offer evening dresses in our store. However, we do provide alterations for evening dresses purchased from other stores. Our skilled seamstresses have experience working with a variety of dress styles and fabrics.

How far in advance should I schedule my alterations appointment?

We recommend scheduling your alterations appointment at least 2-3 months before your wedding date to allow ample time for fittings and adjustments.

Do you offer rush alterations for last-minute events?

Yes, we offer rush alterations for clients with tight timelines. Please contact us as soon as possible to discuss your needs, and we'll do our best to accommodate your schedule.

What if I'm not sure what alterations my dress needs?

If you're unsure about the alterations your dress needs, don't worry! Our experienced consultants and seamstresses will assess your dress during your consultation and provide recommendations based on your body shape, dress style, and desired fit.

How much do alterations typically cost?

The cost of alterations varies depending on the complexity of the alterations needed and the materials of the dress. We provide personalized quotes after assessing your dress during a consultation.

How do I schedule an alterations appointment?

You can schedule an alterations appointment by contacting us via phone or email. Alternatively, you can use our online booking system to select a convenient date and time for your appointment.

How many fittings will I need for my alterations?

The number of fittings required depends on the alterations needed and the complexity of the dress. Typically, clients require 2-3 fittings to ensure the perfect fit.

What should I bring to my alterations appointment?

We recommend bringing your event day undergarments and shoes to your alterations appointment. This helps ensure the best possible fit for your dress.

Can alterations be undone if I change my mind?

While some alterations can be reversed, others may be more challenging to undo. We advise discussing any changes thoroughly during your consultation to ensure your alterations meet your expectations.

What if I lose or gain weight after my alterations are completed?

If you experience weight fluctuations after your alterations are completed, we offer additional fittings and adjustments to ensure your dress continues to fit perfectly. Please contact us as soon as possible to schedule any necessary alterations.