cost to get measured

posted 3 years ago in Bridesmaids
Post # 3
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Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

To buy a wedding dress?  No.

Regardless, no, I’ve never been charged to have measurements taken anywhere.

Post # 4
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: April 2014

I got measured for a bridesmaid dress at a local store where I live, and ordered the dress from a store near the bride, and they did not charge me for measurements.

Post # 5
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2013 - The Fox Hill Inn

For a BM dress? No, never been charged for that.

Post # 6
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: August 2012

Never heard of it, I’ve never been charged to get my measurements taken by anyone for either bridal or bridesmaid dresses

Post # 8
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Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

@Anna10-05-2014:  I suggest the bridesmaids then use some discretion and not mention that they are planning on ordering their dresses elsewhere.

Post # 9
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: July 2015

I would trust a tailor over a retail vendor, especially if the girls plan on returning to the tailor of their choice for alterations on the dress if needed. Retail workers who depend on commission may be pissed that their time is being wasted and may not give accurate measurements or measure as carefully.

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