Before your Distinct Elegance experience, here are the answers to the questions you may have.
How far in advance should I start shopping for my gown?
We usually recommend shopping 12 months in advance. Most wedding gowns take at least 5-6 months for delivery.. We also recommend that you order your gown no later than 8 months before your wedding so you can have it ready to wear at least 2 months prior to your wedding date to allow time for alterations and especially if you are planning on taking bridal portraits. If you don’t have 8 months to order, some of our gowns we carry have Rush available at additional cost; but don’t worry, we also sell our gowns off the rack.
Are appointments required for trying on wedding gowns?
In order to give you the attention you deserve and assure you a dressing room, we do require that you make an appointment. This is an exciting time and we want you to enjoy the process. A style consultant will assist you by going through the gowns with you and pulling those that you want to try on. Our boutique is quite intimate, so dressing rooms do book quickly. Walk-ins are assisted; however, if a dressing room is not available, we will need to schedule an appointment to view and try on our gowns. We allow one hour per appointment and do not have a limit as to how many gowns you would like to try on as long as the appointment is kept within one hour. To schedule your appointment time that works best for you, please contact us by phone at 972.299.6444.
Do you have alteration services?
Knowing how critically important it is for a bride to have her gown altered properly, we have sought out highly qualified tailors who specialize in wedding gown alterations. We happily refer you to these professionals.
Are children allowed at my appointment?
While we love children, we strongly advise you not to bring children to a bridal store. A child’s safety is our highest priority and our bridal store is not intended for children. A bridal store is not a fun place for children and they will get bored very quickly. Choosing your wedding gown is the most important decision you will make for your wedding. You need to be able to focus and concentrate without distractions.
Can I take pictures of the gowns?
Designers copyright all of their gowns. Therefore, our policy does not allow photos to be taken during your appointment time. However, at the time of purchase feel free to take photos of you in your gown and with your friends and family!
How much time should I allow for ordering bridesmaids dresses?
We recommend you order your bridesmaids dresses at least 5 months before the wedding in order to allow timely delivery and for alterations, if needed. Bridesmaids dresses normally take 3 months for delivery.
Should you have any further questions, feel free to email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.