26 Reviews for ALENA FEDE | Custom Bridal /Alterations /Personal Bride’s Assistant /Dress Rental /Sample Sale
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I called Alena on a Sunday, after getting my wedding dress back from being messed up by another alterations lady. Thank goodness she answered! I was leaving to get married that Thursday so I needed my dress to be fixed quickly. Alena completely fixed my dress, gave me a bustle (that the other woman said couldn't be done), and hemmed my dress (which the other lady couldn't do either), all winthin 3 days! And she was extremely affordable! Thank you, Elena, for making my dress gorgorous again. You were a life saver!
Alena was wonderful to work with. She did an amazing job adjusting my wedding dress and the work was outstanding. The dress fit me perfectly. I would highly recommend her to anyone looking for cloths made or alternatons needed!
Saved my sample sale dress! I was able to order a sample sale dress knowing I would be using Alena! Great work extremely professional
Wonderful work! You are so talented Alena! Thank you so much!
Amazing and very professional service...Alena Fede was wonderful! My daughter found the dress of her dreams and was extremely happy. Would definitely recommend Alena to anyone who is looking for that perfect dress!!
Alena is wonderful!! I had several things I needed altered with my dress and she really came through for me. Everything was absolutely perfect and done beautifully. I was stunned when I see my dress all finished - Alena has magic hands!! Thanks again
Alena is a very talented designer/tailor
She altered my dress to perfection, exactly how I envisioned it.
And in a very timely manner
She is a total sweetheart!
Working with Alena was easy and painless. I sent her pictures of dresses that I liked and also photos of dresses I had tried on. I then gave her a price range and some things I didn't like and let her design the dress. She sent me the sketch when it was done and tweaked anything that I didn't like. I also tried the dress on a few weeks before the wedding and was able to get it taken in and it was still done two weeks before the wedding.
I absolutely LOVE my wedding dress. Alena helped me find my dress and it was amazing. I didn't exactly what type of dress that I wanted, but I knew I wanted a strapless dress and one of the dress she pulled for me among the ones I picked turned out to be the winner. It was a hard decision, but a fun experience.
I was in a wedding back in October and Alena saved the day. I was in a predicament because of course I only had one week before the wedding and hadn't even ordered my shoes yet. She waited until my shoes arrived to be sure she hemmed it the exact length, then hemmed it that night and had it back in my hands the next day. A real hero. Thanks, Alena :)
Alena was very helpful and sweet! I got the dress of my dreams! Thank you so very much for everything! I could not be happier!!!
I cannot say enough about how amazing Alena was at making my dress look amazing. Everyone was asking me who made the dress...I couldn't believe she did such a good job, I will recommend her for anyone, she does it all. She made my dress for the ceremony, reception and nine bridesmaids dresses. I loved them all!
Alena is absolutely wonderful! She is so fun to work with and helpful in her advice and suggestions on how to tailor my dress. I had actually picked her out right away when I was looking for someone to entrust my grandmother's wedding dress to for alterations, but held off on contacting her because I thought she only designed dresses. I am so glad I finally reached out to her, because it has really paid off! She adjusted the puffy sleeves so that they are straight and sleek and way more comfortable than before and I know that she will make sure the dress fits perfectly on my big day. I also trust her to make sure it holds up throughout the day despite being over 70 years old! I look forward to handing it down to my daughter or niece some day, thanks to Alena's hard work at keeping it authentic and intact!
Alena truly saved my wedding day. I ordered my wedding dress from my hometown and had it shipped to me in Charleston. The dress was WAY too small. I was recommended to another wedding dress alterations store and left in tears because of how the seamstress made me feel about myself and the dress. I immediately contacted Alena. She had to completely undo my side seams and pray that we had enough fabric...she turned my dress into the one I fell in love with at the bridal salon and not the boxy sack I received. Thank you so much!!
I DO NOT recommend you even CONSIDER WORKING WITH ALENA. She does not follow through with what she promises! I ordered a wedding dress 5 months before my wedding. She told me I would have fabric samples and a drawing within a week, it took her 4 months with many lies proceeding up to the delivery of the samples.
My dress was due one month before my wedding so I could allow for alterations. As the due date approached, I asked for progress photos, she would not send. Once she even told me she mailed the dress and it came back undeliverable but she could not provide a tracking number and also could still not provide any photos showing the dress even existed.
She promised several times it would be there the next day, still nothing. I told her to cancel the order, I would have to find another dress!
Three weeks later and only one week prior to my wedding she sent photos and promised it would be a perfect fit! I told her I would try the dress but if it wasn't a near perfect fit that I reserved the right to return it. She agreed. The dress arrived, shoved in a small cardboard box, it was 2 sizes too big, the details that made is special and unique did not even work, it had puckering in weird places and the fabric was a wrinkled mess from being mailed in a small box.
I have tried several times to contact her to send the dress back and get a refund. I have not heard from her at all!
Do not take a chance!!
About a month ago, I received a bridesmaid dress that I ordered online for a wedding that was taking place in about a month. When I tried on the dress for the first time, it was too small. Panic set in and I was debating whether I should pay the shipping and handling fee to return the dress (hoping to choose the correct size) or to find someone who could provide alterations. I found Alena Fede online and contacted her in regards to my situation. Alena responded within less than 24 hours and was very eager to help me out. I met with Alena on three different occasions to drop off the dress, to try on the dress to check her measurements after taking the dress out, and then finally to pick up the dress. Our meetings were brief and flexible! I couldn't have been more happier with her work! She was very honest and optimistic throughout the whole process. The dress fit perfect!
Alena did an amazing job restructuring my dress! I gave her my ideas and she made it look better than I imagined. She is personable, prompt, and her design ideas are awesome!
Thank you for your affordable prices. Your products are very beautiful and in demand by many customers. I appreciate the easy access to your website and the easy display for the products. Thank you for kimidress.co.uk!!
I was completely happy because of my choice for Alena. The dress she made fit me perfectly. She gave me a lot of advice about the dress design which were incredibly useful. The quality of work was excellent. I will definitely recommend her to my friends.
Alena and her assistant were incredible! They did an amazing job tailoring my wedding dress and it fit me perfectly when they were done. They adjusted the cap sleeves, altered the ribbon belt and added a bussel. On my bridesmaid dress they actually "rebuilt" it to fit her (it was two sizes too big and non-returnable) and the end product was gorgeous! They work out of their apartment and just moved when I worked with them, but overall were very professional and good at getting back to my emails. I would go back to them in a heartbeat and would love to have cloths custom made by them Their custom wedding dresses were gorgeous and beautifully well made. If I didn't already fall in love with my dress I would of defiantly asked them to make something for me!
Alena custom made my gorgeous lace gown and matching cathedral veil. Alena is such a talented designer, I was able to describe my perfect wedding gown and she sketched it before my eyes. In a few short weeks the sketch came to life. I was blown away by the fit of the gown and Alena's attention to detail. I love her work. I was so lucky to wear her custom gown down the aisle.
Alena designed and made my engagement party dress, my wedding day hairpiece, and all of my bridesmaids’ dresses and hairpieces. She first learned about my style, and then put together several sketches to review along with recommended fabrics. She was patient and always a pleasure to meet with. The results were gorgeous and compliments endless. All of the girls had such different body types but she made everyone of them look amazing. I was very happy with Alena’s work and look forward to hearing about her continued success as a designer.
Really enjoyed working with Alena. Had a big problem finding my Dream Dress(didn't like the fabric, or some of the design elements, it just didn't look good on me, or the quality was not good enough), but thanks to Alena I got exactly what I wanted. I was totally impressed how inspired she gets working with a client! She helped me to get even better idea of what I want and choose a better looking and natural fabric for my dress which is so pleasant to wear! Special day needs a special attire! And a custom made gown makes you feel even more satisfied, not only because it fits perfect to your body, but also because it makes you involved in a process of creating it. Wish all the brides could have an opportunity to wear a Dream Dress on a special day, delivered by an inspiring designer such as Alena Fede!
Alena Fede is an amazing designer, who puts her heart and soul into all the fabulous gowns she creates. I would highly recommend buying one of her dresses because they are flawlessly crafted, high quality, and one of a kind. Her gowns can fit anyone's budget; she'll work with anyone's personal desires as well.
Would like to share my experience with other brides who is looking for a dress of their dreams! I wanted to have absolutley unique dress so thank you very, very much Alena - you made my dream came true! She has a big selection to chose from, but i already had idea in my mind how i want my dress to look like.
And one of the most important thing things - Alena made the price affordable for me.