Lily’s Bridal Outlet is proud to offer professional in-house alteration services. Our seamstresses give personal, one-on-one attention and expert service to each customer. With the patience and passion for sewing, our seamstresses always pay extra attention to details and ensure quality alterations services are provided to our customers. Our specialties are: Making the dress fit you properly so that you will not be pulling your strapless dress at your special event.
Creating custom bridal dress bustles for each bride according to the design, flow of the dress and each bride’s unique personality. Whether you let the train out or bustle the train, you always have the stunning look on your wedding day. Experts of re-shaping the dress from A-line to Fit-N-Flare or Mermaid silhouette to flatter your figure even more.
Making the alterations process stress-free and make sure the dress fit you perfectly. Frequently Asked Questions:
When to schedule the alterations?
Schedule your first bridal alteration at least 8 weeks in advance. This will help you plan around travel, photos, and special dates. We normally like to finalize and finish the alterations 1-3 weeks before the special event day.
What to bring to the alterations?
Bring ALL undergarments (bustier, slips, shape-wear, etc.) and SHOES with you at ALL of your bridal fittings. Our experienced seamstresses will also help you select the suitable undergarments and shoes in store to obtain the proper fit.
How many fittings will the alterations need?
Most of wedding dress alterations will need 2-4 fittings. It normally takes about 4-10 weeks for bridal gowns and 2-6 weeks for bridesmaids, mothers, flower girl, or prom dresses. We also offer emergency alterations within one week or a couple of days. Additional rush fees may be charged.
How long will the alterations take?
It normally takes up to 45 minutes for the 1st bridal fitting, and about 20 minutes for bridesmaids, moms, flower girls, or dresses for special occasions. The second and third alterations most likely will take less than 30 minutes.
What if I plan on losing weight for the wedding?
We will work with your weight loss plan to time the alterations finishing up just a few days before the event. Our seamstress will be glad to do some fine tuning to ensure the proper fit on you.
How many sizes can you take it in?
It really depends on the style and designs. In most
cases, we are able to take many inches in from both sides when customers
lose 30 lbs after ordering the dress.
What should I know at the final fitting?
For brides at the final fitting, you may bring your mom, sister, maid of honor, friends or whoever will help you get dressed on the wedding day. The seamstress will show them how to lace the corset or zip the dress properly, how to bustle the train and all other details to ensure the stunning look on your wedding day.
How do you accommodate customers who live out of town or a distance from you?
We provide short-period services for our customers who live out of town or a distance from us. Just inform the store when you will be in town, we will arrange to start and complete your alterations according to your traveling plan.
May I bring in my dress for alterations if I did not purchase the dress from you?
Whether you bought the dress from other bridal shops, online, or frustrated with other tailors, we welcome you to bring in your dress to our shop for alterations. We will be glad to give you an alteration quote. Our professional seamstresses will dedicate the same one-on-one attention and high-standard services to ensure a perfect fit on you. Want to know more about fittings and alterations? Please contact us and we will be glad to help you in every possible way.