FAQs

  • Q: How many wedding gowns do Chinese weddings require?

    A: For a Chinese wedding brides will normally have at least three different gowns. Kua for the tea ceremony in the morning, the main wedding gown for the wedding ceremony and a cocktail dress for the evening celebrations. Some brides may wish to select another evening gown for the first dance.

  • Q: How many wedding gowns do western weddings require?

    A: For western weddings the bride will normally have one wedding gown for the ceremony and one cocktail dress for the evening. As the groom and bride do not see each other before the ceremony, the groom’s first look is incredibly important and special.

  • Q: Should I rent my wedding gown or should I get a custom gown made?

    A: Deciding to purchase or rent a wedding gown is based purely on your personal circumstance. Custom designing a wedding gown is a special and precious decision. Whether you have a design in mind or wish to pass the gown on to future generations, it is definitely a memorable experience. For a more pragmatic bride that does not wish to spend a large amount of money, renting a gown will make her feel like a princess on her special day.

  • Q: How long in advance do I need to arrange rental of a wedding gown?

    A: We suggest that after the wedding venue and date are confirmed that you make an appointment with us to begin discussing the type and style of gown you wish to wear. We recommend confirming the wedding gown at least one month before your wedding.

  • Q: What is the time frame for custom wedding gowns?

    A: As wedding gowns are specifically tailored to each bride, we recommend settling on a style and completing measurements at least 3 months in advance. As wedding gowns take 2-3 months to make we want to ensure that it is completed well in advance of your wedding.

  • Q: Do you charge an appointment fee?

    A: We offer a complimentary first hour free to try on gowns. Any additional hour thereafter will be charge at $60.00 per hour. If you wish to change your wedding gown after the rental has been confirmed, then a fee of $60.00 per hour will be charged.