Customizing Your Veil

After you’ve purchased your perfect dress, we’ll help you complete your look with a veil or headpiece. We offer our brides a beautiful selection of veils and headpieces that are always made to order by hand. Customize your veil or have us modify a family heirloom piece. We can help make your headpiece a one-of-a-kind with our designer crystals, flowers, ribbons, feathers, fur etc. Your inspiration and ideas are always welcome!

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What else does i do… i do… do?

Custom modifications:
In addition to standard alterations, we are pleased to offer custom modifications (build ups, cap sleeves, additional beadwork, etc). All alterations are handled by our master seamstress trained in couture tailoring.

Custom Veils:
We offer our brides a beautiful selection of [veils and headpieces]. i do…i do… veils are always made to order by hand. We can even help you create a custom veil to compliment your dress. Headpieces can also be customized by our own designer with crystals, flowers, ribbons, feathers, fur, etc. It is our pleasure to make recommendations too!

Private Appointments:
i do…i do… is an open gallery space. The sitting area for guests is communal and in the center of the studio. Brides walk out and view their dress selections on a platform in front of everyone. If you would prefer a private appointment, we would love to [accommodate your request]. Please call 973-998-6215 for appointments and availability.

Fur Rental:
We carry a variety of styles and colors for brides that want an extra special touch for their photographs. Style availability will vary due to rental program.

Special Requests:
Have a special request? Let us know. Our brides often do and we would love to help in any way!

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What will I need for my first fitting?

For the proper fit, we ask that you bring the exact undergarments and shoes you will be wearing on your wedding day to your first fitting. This will help to ensure the perfect length and overall fit of your dress.

If you haven’t purchased your shoes or foundations for your big day, we can advise the proper foundations if you have any questions. We will assist you in selecting your shoes and undergarments and be sure to have them available on the day of your first fitting.

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Who should accompany me to my wedding dress fitting?

Shopping for a wedding dress is exciting and we want to help you have the best experience possible. When shopping for your wedding dress, we suggest inviting one or two loved ones who understand what you are looking for in a dress and whose opinions you trust.

Once you have made your decision, we encourage you to return with your entire bridal party to show off your dress, shop for accessories, and celebrate. Your first fitting is an ideal time to bring your entire party. It’s the perfect time to bring everyone to see your wedding day look!

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Do I need to bring anything with me to my appointment?

Pictures and/or Pinterst boards are always helpful for our consultants. It gives us an idea of the look and feel you are seeking for your big day. Pictures of dresses you love and even ideas for hair styles, headpieces, and venue decorations will also help us get a sense of the overall look you want for your wedding.

If you have yet to choose your shoes and foundations for your wedding, we offer these items to try on with the dresses. If you are unsure of what will work best for your day, we are happy to make suggestions and help you pick the perfect pieces.

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Do you offer plus size wedding dresses?

Yes! We are excited to be stocking more plus size samples than ever before. Nearly all of our dresses are also offered in plus sizes via special order. Please give us a call if you have specific dresses in mind so that we can let you know what samples we have in stock. To see our selection of dresses, visit the [your dress] page.

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How do I pay for my wedding dress?

You’ve chosen the dress, now it’s time to really make it yours. We accept American Express, Visa, MasterCard, personal checks and cash.

A 50% deposit is required for all special order dresses. We will call you when your dress arrives to schedule your first fitting. The remaining balance is required at that time. Alterations can be paid the day you take your dress home.

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How far in advance should I order my wedding dress?

We recommend ordering 8-10 months before your wedding to allow for alterations. It takes approximately 6 months to arrive in our studio, but we want your experience to be enjoyable rather than rushed.
Short time frame? We can work with some of our designers to have a gown rush ordered. There is also a selection of samples you can purchase off the rack. No matter how soon, we’ll help you find the perfect dress!
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How many fitting appointments will I have?

We want to make sure your dress fits you perfectly! A dress usually needs to be fit 3 times before it is tailored and ready for the big day. When your dress arrives, we will call you to schedule your first fitting. The final fitting will typically take place 1 to 2 weeks before your wedding day.

Once we believe your dress is flawless, it will be presented to you, packaged and pressed for you to take home. We recommend that you schedule your pick-up the day before your wedding to ensure your dress holds its perfect look.

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How much will alterations cost?

You’ve chosen your dress, but it won’t be perfect just yet. Every dress undergoes standard alterations to ensure that it has a flawless fit. These standard alterations include hem, bustle, taking in sides, etc. and cost $600. This fee can be paid the day you take your dress home.

If you want to make custom modifications or style changes to your dress, they will be priced in addition to the standard alterations. All alterations are handled by our master seamstress trained in couture tailoring.

i do… i do… wants to always ensure that your wedding experience is as picture perfect as can be. Let’s get started.

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