Samantha
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David's Bridal Alterations????

Samantha, on January 15, 2020 at 12:58 PM Posted in Wedding Attire 0 20
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I finally said Yes to Dress on Sunday!!! I'm so in love with this dress! Only like is I want to get the bodice filled in(likes the second picture) and it needs to be hemmed a couple inches. How have your experiences with DBs alterations been? How is the price???
Don't mind my face I was balling my eyes out before hand!
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Latest activity by Virginia, on February 4, 2020 at 2:07 PM
  • Emily
    Devoted May 2021
    Emily
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    I鈥檓 not sure about price of alterations at DB. But I just wanted to say how lovely you look!! It鈥檚 so beautiful on you and I realllllly like all the color dresses next to you.馃グ馃グ
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  • MrsD
    Legend July 2019
    MrsD
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    I haven't heard the best things about David's Bridal so I'd get quotes elsewhere too. Your dress is very pretty!

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  • Mrs. S
    Master November 2019
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    I didn鈥檛 get my bodice altered, but my dress was 5 layers and it was $200 for the hem, $20 for bra inserts, $39 for the cap sleeves added, and $99 for the bustle.
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  • Alexis
    Expert June 2021
    Alexis
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    I've heard DB alterations can get pretty pricey. I'd do what PP said and get quotes before committing to their services.

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  • Kelsey
    VIP September 2020
    Kelsey
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    My friend bought her dress from David's Bridal and had her alterations done there. She didn't tell me the cost of alterations, but she said they cost almost as much as her dress and her dress was around 800. So I think they can be pricey, i would get quotes from other places as well.

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  • Virginia
    Super June 2021
    Virginia
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    I'm having corset turned to zipper, hem, and swapping out a belt that is sewn in. Total cost is $450.

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  • Sarahphillips
    Dedicated June 2021
    Sarahphillips
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    Seeing the prices of some of these services is mind boggling. I didn鈥檛 get my dress at DB or have alterations done by them. I will say that I was able to order my dress with the length I wanted it to be (shoes on of course) for like $50 more. I didn鈥檛 want to risk losing some of the pretty lace at the bottom of my train. I went to a woman who does alterations that was recommended by the bridal store. I got cups for $25 dollars and two bustles for $50. I had two layers that needed a bustle each. I would shop around for prices for sure!
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  • Shayne
    Just Said Yes May 2021
    Shayne
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    I had 3 layers hemmed and it's was $200
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  • A
    Super February 2020
    Andrea
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    My dress had 3 layers and they charged me $150 to get it hemmed.

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  • Kiara
    VIP August 2021
    Kiara
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    Beautiful dress & im wondering that same ques about the alterations from db

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  • Noelle
    Expert November 2019
    Noelle
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    I had my alterations done there. They were pricey. However, I had a week...literally bought my dress off the rack two weeks before my wedding. They had it altered and ready with one week to go. So yes pricey, but it all came out right and it was quick. I had a hem, (gown was lace edged), bustle, and a little taking in around the waist/butt area. And a modesty panel.
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  • Joy
    Savvy March 2020
    Joy
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    Alterations can be expensive and I was always told expect to pay almost half of what your dress cost for alterations. I payed almost $3000 for my dress plus $300 for my veil and here is the invoice for my alterations which is at almost $800 so you can see the cost for the different tailoring needs.David's Bridal Alterations???? 3

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  • Latonya
    Devoted April 2021
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    Thank you for this. I need to get alterations and my dress is at DB. I too was worried about the cost. I budgeted to spend around $200.

    I am going to need the hip area taken out a bit bc im a curvy hippie woman. lol , and the bodice taken in a bit....May add some spaghetti straps to match the beading on the dress, idk yet.


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  • Kari
    Master May 2020
    Kari
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    I'd second what others say about getting quotes elsewhere before committing, especially if there are well reviewed seamstresses in your area. In my experience bringing garments directly to a tailor is almost always less expensive than having it done in house at the shop you buy it from and the quality is usually better as well. I find they can sometimes work on a shorter time frame too (without charging a ridiculous rush fee). The advantage to having it done at the store is that it can be more convenient than having to bring it to a different location, if you buy a bridesmaids dress manufactured by David's then they should have an exact thread match if you need to have alterations done where stitching would be visible, and if they screw it up badly enough then they should reorder you a brand new dress at no charge.

    My MOH got her dress at David's and I'll encourage her to look into having alterations done at a tailor. She will likely only need cups added, which should be a super quick and inexpensive alteration, and I'm pretty sure David's will overcharge for that and it will take way longer than if she went to a tailor.

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  • Kari
    Master May 2020
    Kari
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    OMG I love your mismatched bridesmaids dresses at well. Such gorgeous colors and they work together so beautifully!

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  • Joy
    Savvy March 2020
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    Omg you鈥檙e dress is beautiful and you look Amazingly beautiful! 馃槏鈾ワ笍
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  • Latonya
    Devoted April 2021
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    Thank you. I can鈥檛 wait to put it all together.
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  • Joy
    Savvy March 2020
    Joy
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    No love this was actually called Luxury Tailors by Monica and The Woodlands, Tx.
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  • Elizabeth
    Super June 2021
    Elizabeth
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    I haven't looked into DB for alterations, but I'd agree with what everyone's saying and suggest getting quotes from multiple places. But, you look great in your dress! So glad you found one you love.

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  • Virginia
    Super June 2021
    Virginia
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    I am having my dress let out, zipper put in instead of the corset, 50 fake buttons put down the back, a belt sewn in, and my bustle all for $320 which I thought was a good price.

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