(Closed) Alterations at DB

posted 6 years ago in Dress
Post # 3
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2416 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

I was thinking the same thing…I saw another thread about this…I got my dress at DB this weekend and now I am reconsidering having my alterations done there…

Post # 4
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

I got my dress there, but I’m taking it to someone else who also specializes in wedding dresses. I feel more confident using her than hoping DB doesn’t ruin my dress, which they no longer carry. Good luck, either way!

Post # 5
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902 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: December 2012

Not all David’s Bridals are going to be the same, I suggest looking up your local DB store online and see if they have reviews.

My local one has 7 reviews, all of them are bad lol

But I didn’t have a problem at all when I went, a couple of the consultants were snobby but I got the same consultant each time I went even when they put me with someone else haha

and I met with 2 of the alteration women and both of them were extremely nice and even showed me things they could do on the dresses

Post # 6
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Worker bee

I would suggest NOT taking a David’s Bridal dress to them for alterations. Not because of price, but because of cost. Instead, other seamstresses from other bridal shops are normally a better bet. 

My wedding dress was NOT a David’s Bridal dress, but I used the local David’s Bridal seamstress. I took my dress to her house and she did everything it needed. It was BEAUTIFUL and PERFECT! She only charged me $150 for everything: hem (it was complicated), some beading removed, taking in the hips, and a 5 point bustle. She said that if I would have gone through David’s Bridal, they would have made her charge $400. On top of that pricey charge, the seamstress only makes about $100 of that. David’s Bridal pockets the rest.

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