(Closed) May I ask how much were your David's Bridal alterations?

posted 6 years ago in Dress
Post # 2
2989 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: September 2008

I accidentally lost a lot of weight before the wedding and basically needed my dress to be disassembled and reassembled 3 days prior. This alteration cost $300.

I imagine yours would cost less than that.

Post # 3
684 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: July 2017 - Nashville, TN

To take in the sides and add the bustle it was $209. 

Post # 4
2963 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

i had a bridesmaids dress altered there and it was about $100 to have it shortened and taken in from a size 2 to a size 0.

Post # 5
339 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: August 2014

I’ve always heard it is best to buy the dress there but take it elsewhere for alterations!  Alterations is where they make their big bucks!!

Post # 6
172 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: October 2015

I had the sides taken in, had it shortened (just to my height not to a tea length), and had a bustle added and it was $260

Post # 7
183 posts
Blushing bee

I would definitely take it somewhere else for alterations! I  think it’s how DB makes a lot of their money by over charging for their alteration services. I had my big beaded ball gown hemmed, taken in on the sides and bustled all for under 100 dollars, from a private seamstress. Don’t let them jip you!!

Post # 8
10997 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: City, State

Mine were $225.  My dress was taken in, hemmed & bustled.

Post # 9
257 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2015

They didn’t charge me a dime. Had it shortened and clasps fixed. They fixed it right there in front of me.

Post # 10
10229 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: March 2014 - Chicago, IL

As a bridesmaid, my alterations were $100. Just throwin’ it out there.

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