How far in advance should I get my wedding dress altered?

Schedule a fitting eight to 12 weeks before the wedding and a final fitting no later than two weeks before your wedding. If you’re making major changes to the design—reworking the corset or cups, for example, or accommodating a pregnancy—budget a few extra weeks.

Do bridesmaids go to dress fittings?

“A bridesmaid should wear the exact undergarments that she plans on wearing the day of the wedding to her dress fitting,” says expert Gabriella Risatti. If the dress has a low or open back, it might even have cups sewn in, but having bra variations will still be helpful.

Do you tip David’s Bridal Alterations?

Dress Fitter, Alterations or Seamstress It is not customary to tip for fitting services, but if you’re thrilled with your final fitting and are feeling generous, $15 to $30 is an appropriate amount to give your seamstress when you pick up your dress.

Can you alter a size 10 wedding dress to a size 2?

Usually, you can alter a wedding dress two sizes down and a size up. A dress could also be recut if you need to take more than three sizes in. However, your tailor could make other special alterations depending on your size, the dress’s current size in question, and its peculiarity.

Can you alter dresses at David’s bridal?

We can alter all dresses purchased at our stores or, as well as almost any dress or garment in your wardrobe—guys’ clothes, too! Our recently expanded alterations offerings mean that our team of expert can transform every item you own for a perfect fit.

How do I pay for alterations to my dress?

Payment is due at the time of your first fitting. Additional charges apply to rush orders needed within 3 weeks or less. The David’s Bridal Credit Card can be used to pay for alterations. Or, pay in installments over time using Affirm.

How many locations does David’s bridal have?

David’s Bridal is the nation’s leading bridal retailer. We have over 300 locations nationwide, and more stores opening all the time! In 1950 the first David’s Bridal opened in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. It rapidly achieved notoriety as the most elegant bridal salon on the East Coast.

Do you charge for pressing at David’s bridal?

If you purchase your dress and alterations at David’s Bridal, pressing is included. We also offer a full pressing service on almost any garment. For garments purchased outside David’s Bridal, or any dress that is not also being altered, there will be a fee for the full pressing service.