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Top FAQs:

  1. Where are you located?

We are located at 300 West Benson Street Cincinnati, Ohio 45215. We are just 12 miles north of Downtown Cincinnati.

  1. Do I need an appointment?

Though we prefer our brides to schedule an appointment, we do allow walk-ins.

  1. How long should I expect my appointment to last?

We do not put a time limit on your appointment, although most appointments last approximately 2 hours.

  1. Do you offer alterations?

Though we do not offer in store alterations we provide a list of skilled seamstresses in a variety of different areas.

Bridal FAQ

  1. What prices do your bridal gowns range from?

We have bridal dresses for all brides in every price range!

  1. How many guests can I bring with me?

Though we suggest you bring no more than 4-5 guests, we are able to accommodate larger parties due to the size of our store. Please call for availability.

  1. How long does it take to order my wedding gown?

Depending on the designer and time of year, a dress can take up to 5-8 months to arrive. However, some designers have quicker delivery times or offer a rush fee.

  1. What size samples do you carry?

Though we carry a variety of sample sizes, most of our samples range from size 10, 12, and 14. We also carry the best plus size bridal gown selection in the Reading Bridal District with sample sizes ranging from 16 to 30.

  1. What are your requirements for purchasing a wedding gown?

All sales are final! We require a 60% deposit when purchasing your wedding gown. The final 40% is due when you pick up your dress. We do not accept checks at pickup.

  1. When should I purchase my accessories?

Preferably you should purchase your accessories when you select your wedding gown. Our accessories take approximately 8-12 weeks, though in some cases rush fees are available for earlier delivery times.

  1. What is a trunk show?

Trunk shows give our brides the opportunity to view brand new collections fresh off the runway. In most cases, brides get the privilege of working one-on-one with the designer, making your experience even more unforgettable!

Bridesmaids and Mothers FAQ

  1. How long does it take to order bridesmaids/mothers dresses?

These dresses take approximately 4-5 months to arrive. We prefer that you order at 6 months out from the wedding at the latest, however rush options are available.

  1. What if I have bridesmaids who live out of town?

Your bridesmaid will need to provide us with their bust, waist, and hip measurement. We suggest having their measurements taken by a professional. She then would need to call us with her measurements in order for us to select the best size.

  1. What are your requirements for purchasing a bridesmaids/mothers dress?

The order will be placed with the manufacture once all of the bridesmaids listed in your file have paid in full and selected a size.

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