Tips & Advice
We would be delighted to assist you and your bridal party find the perfect outfits for the Big Day, buying your dress can be both exciting and stressful, so we have listed some useful tips about your visit.
SHOULD I BOOK AN APPOINTMENT?
Every bride is special to us. Our experienced stylists like to offer the best attention and guidance they can, therefore, it is necessary to arrange an appointment either by phone or email so we can ensure you receive our best possible service.
HOW LONG WILL MY APPOINTMENT LAST?
We offer 90 minute long appointments on each of our floors Monday – Saturday.
WHAT ARE THE PRICE RANGES OF YOUR GOWNS?
We have the largest selection of bridal gowns in the North of Scotland spread over two bridal floors. The Atrium houses our exclusive designer and couture ranges, prices from £1800 upwards. The main floor stocks high quality bridal manufacturers, prices from £800 – £2800. We have dresses to suit all tastes and budgets and dresses from both floors can be accessed at every appointment.
WHEN DO I NEED TO ORDER MY DRESS?
Our average lead time for orders is 4 – 6 months, please allow a few weeks on top of this for fitting appointments. If you have a short time until your wedding, we still have plenty of options, some of our suppliers can offer ‘rush’ deliveries, many of our sample dresses can be purchased ‘off-peg’, or, you can visit our very own Perfect Outlet right next door for ex sample dresses all reduced by 50%. We never say ‘NO’ to any bride to be.
WHO/WHAT SHOULD I BRING TO MY APPOINTMENT?
Firstly, bring an open mind. We have all shapes, styles and fabrics to show you, you may be surprised at what actually suits you best. We suggest you bring no more than 2 or 3 guests, closest family members or friends whose opinions you value most. Appropriate underwear is important, we will provide shoes in our fitting rooms but feel free to bring your own heels with you if you wish. We do not allow cameras whilst you are shopping, but photographs are permitted after a dress order is placed. We do not allow food or drink to be brought in and consumed on the premises.
WHAT SIZE GOWNS ARE AVAILABLE FOR ME TO TRY ON?
We are fortunate to stock hundreds of beautiful sample dresses in all sizes. The majority are sizes 12 to 14, but we always have a very good selection of size 16 plus gowns available too.
HOW CAN I PAY FOR MY GOWN?
When you have decided on ‘the One’, after the tears, clapping and cheering, we require a 50% deposit to order. The balance is payable in full when the dress is delivered to the shop. We will then invite you to come and try your dress on. These appointments are scheduled Monday – Friday 10am – 5pm and this is often a good time to choose your accessories. Thereafter, your gown can be stored on the premises free of charge until fittings commence.
We sincerely hope you have a memorable and enjoyable time with us and thank you for sharing the experience. Our goal is to ensure you leave us as a happy, confident and radiant bride to be!