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Planning for Your Bridal Shop Experience- Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need an appointment?

Due to our high volume, we are an appointment only boutique for all in store transactions and viewings. Please visit our appointment page or call the shop. 

Do you offer special appointment upgrades?

YES! For wedding dress shopping appointments we can provide a bottle of champagne for an additional $50. Please call the store at least 2 days prior to your appointment to add this to your experience!

How long is my appointment?

  • Wedding gown and bridesmaid shopping appointments are 90 minutes. 

  • Trying on your own wedding gown or bridal accessories is 60 minutes, and bridesmaid dress is 30 minutes.

  • Alterations are 30 minutes

  • To be measured and place an order is 30 minutes.

  • Suit rental consultations are 60 minutes.

How many guests can I bring?

  • Due to available seating, the bride can bring 5 guests to wedding gown and bridesmaid shopping appointments. (Children outside of carriers count as 1 guest.)

  • Current customers can bring 2 guests for alterations, and trying on your own merchandise.

  • Groom's can bring 8 guests for suit measurements.

  • *If you bring more than the allowed # of guests to your bridal or bridesmaid shopping appointment, you will be considered same day cancel and asked to reschedule.

What designers do you carry?

When should I order my dress?

  • Our dresses are made to order brand new. Wedding dresses can take 5-9 months to arrive. (Add 2-3 months for alterations)

  • Bridesmaids/Mothers can take 3-5 months (Add 1-2 months for alterations)

  •  If your time frame is less than that, rush fees and stock availability depend on the designer.

  • Visit our menswear page for order information.

What's your price range?

  • Our formal wedding dresses range from $1,300-$3,500 with an average price of $1,500-$2,200.

  • Bridesmaid dresses range from $170-$300.

  • Mother of the bride gowns range from $400-$750

  • Visit our menswear page for pricing.

  • If you are needing a dress under $1000, we have sample sales 2-3 times a year. Always check our events page for upcoming sales!

Do you require payment in full?

  • If you are unable to pay for your order in full, we do offer deposit options.  

  • Special order wedding dresses and bridal accessories require a 60% deposit.

  • Bridesmaid, Mothers and Juniors require a 60% deposit.

  • Suit rentals require a $100 deposit.

  • Alterations require a 50% deposit at the time of the 1st fitting and the balance of your merchandise must be paid in full prior to the appointment.

  • Garments purchased off -the-rack must be paid in full.

Do you offer group discounts?

  • When you purchase your wedding dress with us, all bridesmaid, Mothers, Junior Bridesmaids and Groomsmen will receive a special discount!

  • We also offer large group discounts (5 or more bridesmaids, 6 or more suit rentals) If you didn't purchase your wedding gown through us.

Can you order a dress that is not sampled in store?

Absolutely! We are able to order any dress from the designers and lines that we carry even though we may not carry the sample in store. If we don't have a specific dress you want to try on, ask about a loan sample. We will also price match within reason any "Brick and Mortar" Bridal Shop!

Will I need alterations?

Most gowns will need alterations to obtain the perfect fit. Alterations are not included in the price of the dress and price varies depending on how much work is being done. We offer an in house option for alterations through our expert seamstresses for gowns that were purchased at our boutique only. Alterations are by appointment only.

Visit our alterations page for more info.

Do you alter outside dresses?

Our seamstresses are very busy with our own bridal attire and cannot take outside dresses. 

Gown Cleaning & Preservation

After your wedding we offer cleaning and preservation packages on all wedding gowns, even if you didn't purchase through Amanda's Bridal. This is done through the Wedding Gown Preservation CO. Visit our Wedding Gown Preservation page for more info.

What sizes are your samples?

We are an all inclusive Bridal Boutique, and carry samples ranging from size 6-28

Can we bring champagne?

Unfortunately we do not allow guests to bring outside alcohol. We do however offer an upgraded wedding dress shopping appointment. For an additional $50 fee we will provide you and your guests a bottle of champagne to sip while you shop! Please call the store at least 2 days prior to your appointment to add this to your experience.

Are children allowed to join shopping appointments?

It is strongly encouraged to not bring small children to your shopping appointment and can be a safety issue, as well as a distraction to other guests. If so, they must be seated at all times with the group and will be counted as a person in your 5 guest max if they are outside of a carrier.

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