The Bridal Finery Experience
Do you require an appointment or can I walk in?
We recommend appointments due to our intimate setting. Our one fitting room, allows us to style one bride at a time. We believe this is a once in a lifetime experience, so why not make it an occasion! Please click here to reserve your appointment.
What should I bring to the appointment? We provide all necessities needed for your appointment. This includes proper undergarments for each gown, heels, and non-alcoholic beverages. If you have any heirloom items you want to wear with your wedding gown such as a veil, please bring this to your appointment. If you have any special requests, please contact us. We would love to personalize the experience for you and your guests.
How many people can I bring to the appointment? Every bride is different, it is completely your decision who you invite to your appointment. Some women prefer to shop alone while others prefer a large crew. Consider how you like shop and if you prefer to shop alone or not. If you have any questions or need suggestions on who to bring to your appointment, contact us at anytime.
How long should I expect my appointment to be? We reserve an hour and half. If you need additional time, we will do our best to accommodate as long as it doesn't conflict with another appointment. In our many years of experience, we are often able to find our client's dress within the first three selected.
What is the purchasing process? All off-the-rack wedding dresses require a 60% deposit and the remaining balance is due within 30 days. All made-to-order gowns, require a 60% deposit. When the special order arrives, the remaining balance is due within seven business days. We accept cash and credit card. Checks are not accepted for final balances.
Our selection of designer wedding gowns and accessories
What is the price range of the boutique? Our prices range from $2,000 to $8,000. The majority of our dresses are approximately $3,000.
What sizes do you carry? We carry ready-to-wear sizes 0 - 16 (bridal sizes 2 - 18). Our inventory changes daily, if you are interested in trying on a particular size, please consult with us when you reserve your appointment.
What does runway samples mean? The Bridal Finery sources gowns from designers. We find gowns in good to new condition to feature in our boutique. The dresses are 20% - 75% off retail. Our team of experts inspects every piece of merchandise and consults with seamstresses before adding the pieces to the showroom. Enjoy affordable luxury at The Bridal Finery!
What condition are the off the rack wedding dresses? Will they need repair or cleaning? The dresses are in good to like new condition. All the dresses are required to be cleaned and repaired before they are added to the boutique's showroom. Any dress below good condition is not accepted at The Bridal Finery. We are careful in selecting merchandise for our clients. .
What designers are available? While the collection at The Bridal Finery changes daily, these are the top designers we carry. If you are looking for a specific designer or style gown, email us a photo. We may carry that gown, or be able to source it! To see the latest arrivals, follow us on Instagram @thebridalfinery.
Are there accessories as well? We carry a collection of veils, bridal jewelry, hairpieces, and undergarments. The pieces are available off the rack or special order. We feature Girl & A Serious Dream, Erin Cole, Maria Elena Headpieces, and A.B. Ellie. Click here for accessories styling tips.
What can I do with my dress after the wedding? We offer wedding dress cleaning and preservation services. We will be able to consult with you regarding re purposing your wedding dress into an anniversary dress option.
What is The Bridal Finery's return policy? All purchases are final sale.
Alterations for your wedding gown
Will my dress need alterations? Yes, all wedding dresses need alterations. We recommend a team of talented seamstresses. Our in-house alterations start at $550. The $550 covers adjusting the bust, taking in the waist and hips, and bustles the gown. Any additional custom changes will alter the price of alterations. Once you find your dress, we will be able to give you a better idea on the cost of alterations including custom changes. We do not require you to use one of our recommended seamstresses. If you don't live in the Central Florida area, we will assist you in finding a seamstress in your local area. Click here for more information on our alterations at The Bridal Finery.
Can the dresses be customized? Yes! We love creating one-of-a-kind looks for our brides and majority of our gowns customize their gown in some way. We have built relationships with fabric houses and dress makers so we may better assist you. Using our resources, you will have the option to alter your neckline, add sleeves, add more fullness to the skirt, add beading, add lace, and many additional custom change options. As part of your styling experience, your stylist will share with you the custom options available for your wedding dress.
Shipping your wedding gown
Can the dress be shipped to my home? We do offer shipping services through USPS & UPS. All packages are insured and require a signature upon delivery.