Bridal Gown Ordering Timeline

Ordering Procedure

What You Need to know at Beyond The Veil Bridal


*The complete production of a bridal gown takes anywhere from 6 to 9 months.
*The complete production of bridesmaids, mothers and special occasion dresses usually takes 16-20 weeks.

      *The timeline for production does not include the time for any alterations you may need.

*Orders for tuxedo ad suit rentals should be placed 4 months before the wedding date. Orders for tuxedo and suit purchases should be placed 5 months before the wedding date.
*The production of accessories (shoes, jewelry, veils, belts, boleros, purses, etc) takes 3 months.
*If your wedding date is before the estimated times above, most companies offer rush orders. Rush orders offer depending on the item you would like to purchase and the date you need it by. Rush fees will apply per company.
*To avoid dye lot variations in the fabric, orders for bridesmaids parties will be placed at one time once everyone has had their measurements taken and have placed their deposits.

Sizing & Measurements:

*A consultant will take your measurements at the time the order is placed and the deposit is received. Each designer has their own size chart in which we compare your measurements to recommend the correct size. The dresses are not custom made and some alterations will most likely be needed.
*Measurements are only taken at the time the order is placed. If you would like your measurements taken and are not purchasing with us, a $25 fee will be applied.
*If you are an out of town customer and need to call in your measurements, please provide us with the following measurements: bust, waist, hips, hollow -to-hem and height. Beyond The Veil Bridal is not responsible for size discrepancies for measurements that are called in. (*Do not measure yourself! Visit a local bridal salon or tailor for accurate measurements).
*If you are pregnant during the ordering process as well as for the wedding, Beyond The Veil Bridal is not responsible for any size discrepancies. Our trained consultants have knowledge and experience with pregnancy sizing and can provide you with a recommended size. (*Additional costs may apply for extra length and various alterations).


*When placing your order, allot the appropriate amount of time needed for alterations.
*Fitting appointments for bridal gowns should be scheduled 5-6 weeks before the wedding date.
*Fitting appointments for bridesmaids, mothers and special occasion dresses should be scheduled 8-12 weeks
before the wedding date.
*By scheduling a fitting appointment, you are agreeing o have our seamstress alter your dress during your first fitting.

       *Deciding not to use our seamstress, after the first fitting is completed, will result in a fee. Failure to cancel appointment 48 hours in advance will also result in a fee. ($35 for bridesmaid/mothers/special occasion dresses and $50 for bridal dresses).

*Alteration costs vary depending on the type of dress and amount of work needed to be done. The seamstress will provide an estimate of the costs at the end of your appointment.
*A 75% deposit is required at first pinning with remaining balance due for alterations is when the dress is picked up. No checks.

Schedule your fitting at the time you purchase your gown or dress.


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