Things you should know
The boutique is designed to make finding your perfect wedding dress a relaxing yet exciting experience in a personal environment focusing fully on you the bride with all the time you need during your appointment to ensure you find the dress of your dreams. Therefore, here are a few things you should consider before you visit.
Bringing family members or close friends with you to your fitting can make the experience more fun and exciting for you- we do however only recommend bringing along 2 people as too many opinions can sometimes confuse you as to what you really want or like!
We will recommend dresses that we think will look fabulous on you even if they may not look like it on the hanger so bare with us!
We have Rainbow club shoes for you to try on with your dress in sizes 3-8. If your feet do not fit these sizes please bring your own shoes. If you love the shoes you have worn to try on with your dress we can order them in for you.
Please advise us if you plan to wear a family heirloom veil, tiara or jewellery as this may well affect our design suggestions.
Ordering your Gown
Once you have decided on the style and the fabric, you will be quoted a price. 50% deposit will be taken at the point of ordering your dress. Your first fitting takes place at Iris & Belles to ensure you are happy with your dress initially where the remainder of the balance will be taken. All subsequent fittings/alterations will be made with our seamstress at Iris & Belles, appointments will be booked with the seamstress directly and alteration payments paid directly to her. Once your alterations have been completed you will collect your dress from Iris & Belles around a week before your wedding.
You will need to bring your wedding shoes and any specialist lingerie to the first and all subsequent fittings. Please be sparing with make-up on fitting days and no fake tan! On average there will be two fittings and a final fitting but a bespoke gown will require more.
Book an appointment now.
We strongly recommend that you book an appointment to ensure we can give you the time that you deserve to help you find your perfect dress. Evening appointments are available on request! If you can’t make any of the above times- get in touch and we will accommodate your request where possible. *Out of normal opening hours appointments will be charged at £25 at point of booking which will then be refunded if a dress is ordered.