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Schaffer's has been a Des Moines, Iowa staple since 1950 providing a 'unique and memorable shopping experience' for brides and their wedding parties. We are thrilled to have added a new location in Scottsdale, Arizona in the winter of 2011.

Schaffer's offers unique bridal gowns, bridesmaids dresses, tuxedos, and social occasion gowns. We are a one stop shop for all your wedding attire needs.

Frequently Asked Questions

What are your price ranges for full-priced wedding gowns?

$500 - $999
$1,000 - $2,499
$2,500 - $3,999
$4,000 - $6,499
$6,500 - $7,999

What are your price ranges for suit and tuxedo rentals?

$100 - $199
$200 - $299

How do you price dress alterations?

By Piece

Who do you provide services for?

Father of the Bride
Father of the Groom
Flower Girls
Mother of the Bride
Mother of the Groom
Ring Bearers

Which of the following services do you provide?

Appointments Only
Sample Sales
Trunk Shows

Which of the following items do you offer?

Bridal Belts
Hair Accessories
Plus Size Gowns
Sample Gowns

What is the average turnaround time for a bridal gown?

6-8 months
9-11 months
12+ months

How often do you receive new bridal gowns?


What is your return policy?

Final Sales
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91% Recommended by couples

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Taylor R. Married on 10/28/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Amazing dresses!

The staff is so helpful and provides a wonderful try on experience. Very affordable dresses and large variety selection.
Kayden L. Married on 07/31/2021
5 out of 5 rating

Everything was perfect!

Everything was absolutely perfect!
Samantha G. Married on 07/31/2021
5 out of 5 rating

Amazing experience the whole way through

Can't say enough good things about Schaffer's! From an amazing experience trying on dresses with Kimberly, who had the perfect mix of forcing me to be a bit decisive while making sure I felt like a queen, to ripping out the zipper to put in a new one and add real buttons, to making sure it was absolutely perfect when I picked it up the day before, I have no complaints! The dream dress experience! Veil was also from there and was amazing.
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WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2019 Winner
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WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2016 Winner
WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2015 Winner

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Professional Network & Endorsements

2 Endorsements
Stuart Alexander Productions Stuart Alexander Productions Wedding Planners

Very knowledgeable and well experienced to make the process of selecting the perfect dress a breeze.

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Great Styles and Quality!


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