(Closed) Dress fitting DISASTER. I’m sooooo bummed

posted 6 years ago in Dress
Post # 3
1346 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: November 2012

Oh Hun I hope things pick up!!! 

What I can suggest is to speak to other alterationists. They stem to differ GREATLY so you may be able to get a mget tether price!

Post # 4
1212 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

look around for other seamstresses, she can’t be the only one.


so sorry to hear that, that really is shitty. can the bridal store go half or anything as they gave you crappy advice?

Post # 5
2820 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: February 2013

I would take it back to the salon you ordered it from and tell them that THEY insisted that you order the larger size, so THEY should alter it for either a substantially reduced charge or for free.

Post # 6
2951 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2011

Look around for another seamstress. Go to other bridal shops or see if they have any they can recommend. Thats insane and I would refuse to pay that as well. Itll work out! Keep your head up!

Post # 7
5405 posts
Bee Keeper

I would speak to the manager and demand they fix it or order a one free, because they are the ones that insisted you order something too big.

Post # 8
201 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

Wow, that is completely ridiculous!  You should definitely look around for a different seamstress.  Makes me wonder if the bridal shop gets some sort of kick-back from that seamstress.

Post # 9
2616 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

find another seamstress…. asian dry cleaners /alterations… they usually are more budget friends…

Post # 10
2699 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: June 2012


I’d do this as my first course of action. It doesn’t fit and your options are now limited or expensive…because of them. Perhaps you can return it and find something new.

Try not to worry…just starting looking to fix things asap.

Post # 11
1471 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: April 2012

go back to where you got it, they insited you get that size and it does not fit they owe you a smaller dress!! 

Post # 12
3964 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: September 2018

@Jenniphyr:  << this!

I am so sorry this is happening.

Post # 13
257 posts
Helper bee

Perhaps you could sell it to another budget bride and buy a dress online with a corset back

Post # 14
41 posts
  • Wedding: August 2014

Did they send you a size too big? What is their return policy? can you go back and exchange it a tthe store?

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