WEDDING & FORMAL EVENT GARMENTS ALTERATIONS
Our dear brides, and other bridal party patrons! Though Zoya Designs is not an exclusive bridal alterations atelier, we are happy to provide all the services bridal to our clientele. We have a solid expertise and experience in this service and we always look forward to this wonderful season of gowns, veils, sashes, suits and tuxes! Here is some information that might be useful, including turnaround times, price list and other tips to make the process easy and enjoyable:
TURNAROUND TIMES: Our peak season is between March and October. For alterations on bridal gowns, our typical turnaround time is 6 - 8 weeks during the peak season, and 3 -6 weeks during the off-peak season. For alterations on bridesmaid/formal gowns and suits/tuxes, typical turnaround time is 4-6 weeks during the peak season, and 2-4 weeks during the off-peak season. During the peak season, we book up with appointments very quickly, so from the moment you call to schedule an appointment, you can expect to come in for your first fitting within 7-10 days from the call.
For our custom made bridal gown process, please refer to our CUSTOM DESIGN page.
PRICE ESTIMATE CONSULTATIONS: We provide a very transparent and comprehensive price list online for most procedures done on garments. In addition, if the price list is not helpful, you can email an image of your garment to Zoya@zoyadesigns.com and what you think needs to be done, and we will get back to you with some ranges for the prices for those procedures. Due to those options and due to a limited availability for the actual fittings, we do NOT provide a price estimate consultations in the store, unless it is an involved and complicated restyling (adding/removing sleeves, re-cutting the style into a different look, etc).
WHEN TO SCHEDULE: You can schedule your appointments as far in advance as you wish. For best results, you should not fluctuate in the weight/size before the wedding. If you are planning to gain/loose/shape up, and think you will change in size, please book an appointment as close to your event as typical turnaround times will allow. Please keep in mind that between April and September we get booked 2-3 weeks in advance, so please call early!
WHAT TO BRING: Once the appointment is scheduled, you should receive a confirmation and a reminder closer to the date of your appointment from our Appointy scheduling system. For all of your appointments, please bring your shoes (or same size heel - very important for marking the hem properly), and any shape-wear/undergarments you are planning to wear with your gown.
PLEASE NOTE: We understand that there are all kinds of circumstances, so we would like to offer a 20% DISCOUNT ON RE-ALTERATIONS DUE TO weight loss/gain, change of shoes (heel size), and change of mind on previously agreed procedure. If none of the following happened and the gown needs additional work on the seams for which you were previously charged, Zoya Designs will be happy to adjust them free of charge.