We have provided a list of frequently asked questions to make it easy for you to find your dream-wedding gown.
Q: WILL YOU SHIP MY GOWN DIRECTLY TO MY ADDRESS OUT OF STATE, OUT OF COUNTRY?
A: Our salon requires personal inspection of all merchandise at the time of pickup to ensure flawless transfer of responsibility of all purchases. Inquire within for details so we may further offer you personalized assistance.
Q: WHEN SHOULD I ORDER MY VEIL AND/OR HEADPIECE?
A: The veil/headpiece and all other accessories are the final touches that complete the look and feel of your vision. The best time to complete your vision is to incorporate all the various elements when finalizing the selection of your wedding gown. Please allow 3 to 4 months for delivery.
Q: DO I NEED TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT TO LOOK AT ACCESSORIES?
A: Appointments are required for personalized attention to help create the perfect look to complement your wedding gown.
Q: WHAT IS A TRUNK SHOW?
A: During Trunk Show weekend events the wedding gown designer or their representative brings their entire collection (yes, in trunks!) and provides our The Bride’s Choice Bride’s with their own personal consultations. The benefits for you to attend a trunk show are that you’ll have the opportunity to pre shop a larger selection of gowns not yet available in-stores.
Q: HOW LONG DO I HAVE TO WAIT FOR MY GOWN TO ARRIVE?
A: The industry standard is 6 to 8 months and may vary by designer.
Q: HOW DO I PAY FOR MY GOWN?
A: An initial deposit of 60% will secure the order and the remaining balance will be due upon 7 days of its arrival.
Q: DO YOU HAVE DIFFERENT SILHOUETTES TO TRY ON?
A: We have a large showcase of hand picked wedding gowns for you to try on that offers you ample variety and styles from you to choose.
Q: DO YOU HAVE COLOR SWATCHES?
A: Designer’s provide color swatches for your reference upon request. *Fee may apply.
Q: WILL YOU HAVE MY SIZE GOWNS AVAILABLE FOR ME TO TRY ON?
A: The majority of our inventory consists of size 10 to 12 sample wedding gowns. The Bride’s Choice is very proud to have a selection of The Bride’s Choice+ sample gowns ranging in size from 14-28. Browse our The Bride’s Choice+ gowns here.
Q: CAN I BRING FAMILY AND FRIENDS TO MY APPOINTMENT?
A: Bringing along family members and/or friends who are near and dear to your heart often enhance the intimate nature of selecting your dream gown. However, please be mindful that this may also present a challenge if your entourage does not share your vision.
Q: WHAT DO I NEED TO BRING TO MY APPOINTMENT?
A: Pictures of gowns that best describe your vision and style that most interests you. We also encourage our brides to be open to try on styles recommended by The Bride’s Choice stylists. Over the years we’ve developed an eye for what works. You may be pleasantly surprised if you do!
Q: DO YOU HAVE THE DESIGNER WEDDING GOWN THAT I AM LOOKING FOR?
A: Most likely we do because we shop the world for you; however if you have a specific designer and/or style in mind our expert stylists can better assist you and help you fulfill your vision.
Q: HOW LONG DO YOU SCHEDULE FOR MY APPOINTMENT?
A: You will need to set aside at least an hour. It’s one of the most important purchases that you’ll ever make for yourself, so take some time to try on a selection of our stunning wedding gowns.
Q: WHY DO I NEED TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT TO TRY ON WEDDING GOWNS?
A: Our stylists at The Bride’s Choice want to provide you with the personal attention and expertise that you deserve to help select your dream wedding gown. We have a signature process we take each bride through to find you your dream wedding dress!
Q: HOW FAR IN ADVANCE DO I NEED TO BUY MY GOWN?
A: We would recommend 6 to 9 months prior to your wedding is the ideal time to purchase your bridal gown. This gives you plenty of time to choose the look and feel of your gown and helps you set the overall style of your wedding. In the event, that you need to work to a tighter timeframe we will do all that we can to accommodate you. The Bride’s Choice has options for rush orders or you may also be able to purchase a sample gown.