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F.A.Q.
Frequently Asked Questions

PRODUCT CARE

Here are helpful hints on how to care for the various types of fabric in your wardrobe.

Cotton
Machine wash cotton garments in cold water, gentle cycle with like colors. Only when absolutely necessary should non-chlorine bleach be used. Dry the garment flat to help keep its shape and prolong its life. Use a warm iron when needed. Please check the garment label for instructions regarding special care.

Cashmere & Wool
We recommend professional dry cleaning to care for cashmere, wool, lambswool, merino, gabardine and stretch wool garments. Please check the garment label for instructions regarding special care.

Linen
Because it is cool, lightweight and dries faster than other fabrics, linen is ideal for vacationing and warm-weather wear. Professional dry cleaning is recommended for linen garments, and a warm iron is helpful to help maintain a crisp look. Please check the label for instructions regarding special care.

Silk
To best maintain the soft, resilient and lustrous fiber (originally derived from the cocoons of silkworms), professional dry cleaning is recommended. Please check the garment label for instructions regarding special care.

Leather & Suede
Fine leather and suede garments should always be professionally cleaned. Garments should be stored in an unzipped bag and kept as far away from direct sunlight as possible.

Synthetics
Some of the finest synthetic fibers on the market are used by many of fashion's top designers. Whether the garments are made from nylon, spandex, polyester, rayon, viscose rayon, nylon-spandex blend or matte jersey, professional cleaning is recommended. Please check the garment label for instructions regarding special care.

Blends
For the care and cleaning of luxurious fabrics such as velvet and chenille, dry cleaning is recommended. Please check the garment label for instructions regarding special care.
 

Costumes, Evening Gowns, Proms, Weddings 

Q: What’s your price range? I have budget!

A: Pricing varies widely for each gown and body.  Based on work need it is impossible to responsibly give any estimate over the phone or via photos! Items have to be reviewed in person.


Q: I only need a few alterations?

A: We always start with a consultation appointment, so we can give you an estimate! For a $40 fee and no commitment, we will take one hour and go over the possibilities and necessities of alterations on your gown. We will be able to give you an estimate (not a fixed price). For a more accurate estimate, bring your shoes and your undergarments.
After the consultation, you’ll receive a follow-up email  and/or text detailing a price breakdown, recommended schedule for further fitting dates, and any questions we discussed at your consultation. 


Q: Is the alteration consultant fee is credited toward my alterations should I decide to use your services?

A: Yes! If you commit to having your alterations done by us, the $40 fee is subtracted from the alterations total.


Q: What does the alterations process look like?

A: Fitting dates can now be scheduled for the first, second, and third fittings. Sometimes gowns that need more work need a fourth or fifth fitting!
For wedding, prom,and evening garments the first should be 3-4 months ahead of the date, and the last one should be no more than three weeks out from the date.


Q: Is full payment of everything due up front?

A: No: a deposit of fifty percent of the total due. Once work has begun no refunds. Form of payments accepted are online cash app, cash but (no checks). 


Q: Do I need to take my gown to a cleaners before alterations?

A: Yes. All items must be clean before any alterations begin. (No dirty garments please)


Q: Can I get it pressed? 

A: Pressing/steaming is included in our total price for alterations! We steam all garment.


Q: Do you make wedding gowns?

A: Yes. 


Q: Do you make veils, jackets, or other accessories?

A: Yes. 


Q: Do you redesign/revamp vintage gowns for events?

A: Yes, but it sometime may cost more or just as much as than the original garment. Alterations and re/design are two very different things, make a consultation appointment with us, and we can advise you.


Any other questions call, text, email or leave comment on contact page.