(Closed) How long before your wedding did your dress arrive?

posted 6 years ago in Dress
Post # 3
925 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

Mine was a month or less. I still had time for alterations, especially as I had contacted the seamstress ahead of time to see if I could reserve a spot. I had it hemmed, pads added in, bustled, and steamed. Hopefully yours will get here soon but everything can be done quick if needed!

Post # 4
693 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: July 2011

Got mine from David’s. It took maybe 2 to 2.5 months I think?  Ordered it at the end of January and got it in March, I believe… or was it April?  Anyway, the wedding was in July so no worries about the alterations.

Post # 5
6547 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: September 2012

I got engaged in December, ordered my dress in January, it came in about two weeks ago (litterally the last week in June), my wedding is Sept. 29th. So it arrivied almost 3 months before my wedding, but right on time w/ what the dress shop told me.

I pick it up this weekend, and have my first fitting. Second fitting two weeks later (end of July), and bridal portraits in August. I wanted to get it done early, because Sept. is a busy month for me.

Post # 6
2699 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

6 months!!!

Post # 7
11234 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: August 2013

Before the wedding? almost 14 months. It came in about 3 months earlier than I was told it would.

Post # 8
7902 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: March 2012 - Pelican Grand Beach Resort

I ordered in August, I think, maybe Septemeber. It was supposed to arrive in January, but came in Novemeber and I picked it up in December.

Post # 9
513 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

I have a custom dress too from a designer in another country, I ordered my dress 4 months ago and will actually see it for the FIRST time 4 days before the wedding when I fly into the country to get fitted and pick it up before heading up to my wedding venue!!! 

YES I can totally understand your fears about the timing, my only advice would be to stay in touch with the store (no matter if they think your being a pest!) the closer it gets just to ensure that you are upmost on their minds!

I’m sure it will all turn out for perfectly 🙂

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