As daunting as it may seem, finding the perfect wedding dresses can actually be the opposite; it can be both fun and exciting. Choosing the right size, the right style, the perfect color and design for the dress you are wearing for that once in a life time magical day should however, go as smoothly as possible. But what happens when after purchasing what you thought was the perfect gown, you just realized it still needs slight to complex alterations for it to fit your body type? Fret not, there is always your friendly Los Angeles and Beverly Hills tailors to help you. To make the process go smoother, there are some things that you can also do to get your dress ready for alterations.
First, expect the unexpected. Even if you thought the dress you ordered was beyond perfect, it might still need a few tiny alterations. If you order your gown from a store or online, make sure you verify the delivery date. Don always assume that it will come just in time. Ask and confirm the date of delivery from the bridal shop you bought it from. Get an estimated date if the shop cannot determine the exact date it will get there.
Upon your dress arrival, examine it for defects inside and outside. You may want to check any flaws on the dress. Check all embroidery and beadings, even the lining of the gown. If you see some minor alterations, you can do it yourself or ask a professional Los Angeles or Beverly Hills tailor to do the job for you. Let them take care of it while you keep yourself busy taking care of other aspects of your wedding.
After examining your dress, hang it freely and uncover it on a wooden hanger. Make sure not to use the shoulder straps of the dress when hanging it, use the loops inside the seams instead. Make sure that the place you are storing the dress for alterations is safe and nobody will accidently touch or damage it. Hanging your wedding dresses will allow wrinkles to fall out of the dress and lets the dress extend to its natural volume and length. This will make measuring and alterations easier.
Make an appointment with your Los Angeles or Beverly Hills tailor as early as possible. Dress alteration might take days or a week so you have to plan carefully. When it is time for your favorite Los Angeles or Beverly Hills tailor to do their part in altering the dress, provide as much information as you can. You will need to spend some of your precious time with them to ensure that all details have been tackled.
During the day you are altering the dress, bring the shoes and undergarments you will wear at the wedding with you. Believe it or not, your dress might fit differently with those on. Your tailor might ask you to wear the dress to locate some areas where there is a problem. Walk in your wedding gown to make sure that the length is perfect.