(Closed) Bridal Salon rushing my fittings

posted 5 years ago in Dress
Post # 3
1420 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2014 - Turf Valley

Tell them to schedule you another fitting closer to your actual wedding date.  If they complain that they’re busy – tell them that isn’t your problem!  You paid good money to get this dress from their salon, and you expect them to properly accomodate your fitting needs.


Post # 4
1926 posts
Buzzing bee

@dscully:  Just tell them that you would prefer a final fitting in March and as you have spent over $1000 on a dress from their salon, you expect them to accommodate you or you will take your dress elsewhere to get altered. 

Post # 5
12247 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: May 2013

I’m pretty sure that lady is a giant jerk!

Hold off on having your fitting until early March. Your weight could fluctuate HUGELY between January and April, and the shop lady should know that!

Post # 6
5956 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: April 2018

@dscully:  …sooo, you’re a paying customer and they’re trying to schedule your fittings around potential customers’ hypothetical fittings that don’t exist yet?  What the hell kind of sense does that make…?  You decide when you go in there, NOT HER.

Post # 7
10453 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: February 2014

What a bitch! I’d tell them that doesn’t work for you and you need your fittings closer to your wedding. 

Post # 9
371 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

@dscully:  my last fitting was 10 days before the wedding and I wouldn’t have allowed it to be any earlier than that. 

Post # 11
186 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: July 2014

@dscully:  I totally agree — alterations really have no tasks that are more lucrative/important than wedding dresses; so you should either have them schedule you for another fitting now closer to the wedding or tell them you plan on taking the dress elsewhere.

Post # 12
5660 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: August 2012

So sorry for them and Mardi Gras but 4 months out is way too far away from a wedding to do a final fitting. It should be 2 weeks before or so. They’re going to have to just suck it up.

Post # 13
6256 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: March 2014

I think it’s mildly insane that they wanted you to have your fitting this far out. I’m getting married in the middle of March and I haven’t even scheduled a fitting yet due to hoping my weight will fluctuate more in the downward direction. Don’t let them mistreat you. You paid money just the same as any of those “hypothetical” brides and other customers.

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