FAQ’s

DO I NEED AN APPOINTMENT?

Yes, to ensure that we are able to provide all clients with the best possible experience we ask that you please schedule appointments in advance. Weekend and holiday appointments book quickly so we allow you to schedule your appointment as soon as you have your event date set. On occasion we have walk-in availability and are always happy to accommodate these appointments as well. All student appointments, including prom and homecoming, must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

DO I NEED AN APPOINTMENT FOR PROM?

Yes, to ensure that we are able to provide all prom clients with the best possible experience we ask that you please schedule your appointment in advance. Bella Brides is now scheduling Prom 2020 appointments beginning January 2020 and you are welcome to book your appointment today! Weekend and holiday appointments book quickly.

DOES BELLA BRIDES REGISTER SPECIAL OCCASION GOWNS?

Yes, Bella Brides maintains an internal registry of all special occasion gowns by school and venue for prom, homecoming and major events. This provides our clients added peace of mind that your gown selection is as unique as your special occasion!

WHAT IS THE PRICE RANGE OF WEDDING GOWNS IN YOUR COLLECTION?

Wedding gowns range in price from $575 to $9,000 with the average price point between $1,300 and $1,600.

WHAT IS THE PRICE RANGE OF SPECIAL OCCASION GOWNS IN YOUR COLLECTION?

Special occasion gowns range in price from $200 to $1,600 with the average price point of $500.

WHAT IS THE SIZE RANGE OF GOWNS IN YOUR COLLECTION?

Wedding gown samples range in sizes from 2 to 26W (fit street sizes 0 to 28W). Bridal gowns are offered in semi-custom gown sizes that are ordered per a size chart, as well as, custom gown sizes that are made to fit. Special occasion gown samples range in sizes 0 to 28 and may only be ordered per a size chart.

DO YOU SELL FLOOR SAMPLES?

Yes, Bella Brides sells all floor samples and carefully preserves each gown to ensure they are ready for sale at a moments notice.

DO YOU SELL BRAS, CORSETS OR PETTICOATS?

No, all Bella Brides gowns whether custom or semi-custom, are well constructed and include appropriate built in undergarments.

DO YOU RENT OR PURCHASE GOWNS?

No, Bella Brides does not rent or purchase gowns.

HOW LONG WILL MY APPOINTMENT BE?

Depending on appointment type you may be scheduled for a thirty minute or one hour appointment. In the event that you need additional time we are happy to accommodate you by continuing on as time permits or rescheduling a follow-up appointment.

WHAT SHOULD I BRING TO MY APPOINTMENT?

All gowns are well-constructed and do not require that you bring special undergarments or shoes so just bring yourself! (And something to put your hair up with if you have long hair and would like to more easily view all angles of each gown.) Also, if you will be trying on gowns we ask that you please refrain from wearing heavy makeup and remove all lipstick, lipgloss and lip stain prior to your appointment as you will be asked to remove it.

DO YOU OFFER ALTERATIONS?

Bella Brides does not offer in-house alterations as we offer custom gown orders. For semi-custom gown orders we offer local, discounted seamstress recommendations to all clients.

CAN I BRING A GUEST TO MY APPOINTMENT?

Of course! All clients are welcome to invite up to four guests including children ages 12 years and older. (Larger parties may also be accommodated by contacting Bella Brides in advance.)

WHAT ELSE SHOULD I KNOW?

Because we are surrounded by so many delicate gowns and fabrics that are subject to be sold at a moments notice, Bella Brides follows a strict “No Food/No Beverage Policy” at all times. Thank you for your understanding.