Congratulations! You have found your dream dress now what?
All dresses are made from generic size chart, therefore all dresses would need some alterations for the dress to fit you flawlessly.
Our team of professional seamstresses with years of experience will ensure your dress fitting to your liking.
To book your appointment, select the appointment and your time preference and submit your request, on of our consultants will confirm your appointment by email or phone ASAP.
(Appointment is not confirmed until store confirms the booking)
*Common FAQ can be found below
How long in advance should I start my alterations process?
We recommend starting your alterations process 8-10 weeks before your wedding day to leave sufficient time for the alterations to be completed and wedding ready. Who doesn’t want a perfect dress for their wedding day!!!! We sure do!!
Your alteration process will vary depending on the alterations needed on your dress, therefore we recommend
planning for a minimum of 4-6 visits to get your dress ready for the big day.
What is the typical alterations cost?
Depending on the alterations needed on your dress!
We offer an alterations package that includes all your basic alterations for a one-time fee of $550+ tax.
This fee does not include any customization or fabric needed. A list of price list for alterations available upon request.
Please plan to pay for your alterations cost on your first fitting, alterations will be put on hold until
we receive the full payment.
How long will my appointment last for?
The first fitting will generally last 30 minutes as your tailor begins to assess your dress and the alterations needed. At the first fitting the bride will meet the her alterations consultant along with the seamstress who will be with her during every fitting until her wedding day.
What should I bring with me to my fittings?
For your first fitting, bring your wedding shoes, any undergarments and accessories that you will be wearing on your wedding day.
In your follow up visits make sure you at least have your shoes and any undergarments you will be wearing with your dress.
I don't have a wedding shoes yet, what should I do?
Make sure you look for your wedding shoes ASAP! We cannot start altering the Hem (length of your dress) without the shoes! The seamstress will start working on other alterations needed until you find your shoes.
you can bring a similar height shoes to your appointment, but you will be responsible for the difference of height and if the dress is too short or long.
Any additional required/requested hem adjustments after your initial fitting without the correct wedding shoes will result in additional fees.
My wedding is in less than 2 months, are you still able to accommodate my alterations?
Yes! however a rush charge will be applied to your total depending on the work required on the dress. Rush fees can range from $75-250.
What would the alterations package include?
Your alterations Package will include all your basic alterations, from Hemming the dress, take in or let out the dress, fix the cups, lower neckline, adjust straps, add bustle, shorten trains, etc
Your Package won't include
*Any customization such as adding sleeves, add beading, change fit of the dress lowering the back, etc.
* Any fabrics required for the dress, you can order fabric from your wedding dress designer or purchase from local stores.
Where can I purchase fabric locally?
List of recommended Fabric Stores
* C&M Textiles – 1547 Merivale Rd #15, Nepean, ON K2G 4V3,
*Fabricland - 1440 Walkley Rd, Ottawa, ON K1V 6P5, Canada
*Fabrications Ottawa -1677 Carling Ave Unit A, Ottawa, ON K2A 1C4, Canada
I am losing weight, and my wedding is fast approaching what should I do?
We recommend to start your alterations only when you stop losing weight, due to sensitivity of the wedding dresses the seamstress recommends waiting as close as possible when losing weight and stop losing any weight once you start alterations.
If you do lose or gain weight after your first fitting and the dress would require additional work to fit properly additional fees will apply to rework the dress.
My Wedding has been postponed/ Canceled can I get a refund on alterations?
Unfortunately all of our sales including alteration costs are final sale as per our contract, once the alterations starts we are unable to refund.
All alterations must be completed according to the original timeframe and the dress must be picked up accordingly, Storage fees will apply if no proper arrangement has been communicated with the boutique.
*storage fees (20$/week)
Alterations Department Hours
Tuesday 11 am - 6 pm
Thursday 1 pm -8 pm
Friday 11 am - 6 pm