FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

We want you to have the most memorable experience at our boutiques! Here are a few of our most asked questions to help you get started planning your special day.

How soon should I start looking for my wedding gown?

We recommend looking for, and purchasing your wedding gown 8-10 months prior to your wedding date.  This will allow time for the gown to arrive, and also allow for any additional alterations you may require for your gown. Is your wedding date sooner than later? We do have rush options available at an additional fee.

What is a trunk show?

A trunk show is a special event held by one of our lovely designers. The trunk show is a special event featuring the newest collection for a limited time only. The trunk show is a great way to see all the gowns from the newest collection.

 

What is the price range of dresses?

Our gowns range in price from $1,300 - $12,000 depending on the style, fabric and additional alterations you choose for your gown.

 
Do you have plus sizing available?

Yes!  Sizing at our Edmonton boutique ranges up to size twenty-six and at our Calgary boutique up to size eighteen. We are proud to feature inclusive sizing specifically for our Blush by Hayley Paige and Essense of Australia collections.

 

What should I expect at my appointment?

You will meet with your bridal stylist and they will get a feel for the gown that you have in mind. Our stylist gauges your personal style by asking questions such as what you envisioned yourself wearing on your wedding day, the location and feel of the wedding and any pictures of items you have pinned and so on. Your consultant will hand-select gowns that fit your description while your bridal party sits back, relaxes and enjoys the show!

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What  should I bring to my appointment?

We recommend bringing comfortable undergarments, such as a nude strapless bra.  Some brides also like to bring their high heels or shoes similar to the height that they will be wearing on their wedding day. Doing your research ahead of time with photos and making a Pinterest or inspiration board is a great way to get started.

 

How many people should I bring to my appointment?

We recommend bringing a small party of three to five people of your nearest and dearest!   Close family members and friends and opinions you trust – too many people can create unwanted stress and be quite confusing - our brides are the center of attention, not their entourage.

Do you take walk in appointments?

Both our Edmonton and Calgary boutiques are by appointment only.

Are alterations an extra cost?

Alterations are not included in the original price of your wedding gown.  Upon ordering your gown, your measurements are taken and the closes size to your measurements is ordered for your special day. As we are all human, your body mass may shift after your purchase your gown due to weight loss or weight gain. Alterations will allow your gown to fit your height and body-type perfectly!

How many appointments do brides usually have?

The number of appointment really depends on each individual bride. But come preferred to find your dream dress, most of our brides say YES on their first visit..