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Saks Fifth Avenue BRIDAL BOUTIQUE - Frequently Asked Questions

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Saks Fifth Avenue BRIDAL BOUTIQUE - Frequently Asked Questions Saks Fifth Avenue BRIDAL BOUTIQUE - Frequently Asked Questions
How do I make an appointment? When should I schedule my first fitting?
What should I bring to my appointment? What should I bring to the fitting?
Who should I bring to my appointment? Saks Fifth Avenue BRIDAL BOUTIQUE - Frequently Asked Questions
How far in advance do I need to buy my gown? Do you carry veils, headpieces or accessories?
When should I expect to receive my gown? What is a trunk show and why should I attend one?
Can I get a color swatch of my gown? Do you have dresses for bridesmaids, mothers-in-law and mother-of-the-bride?
What is the price range of your gowns? What about shipping to other locations?
What is a rush order?  
What about payment?  

Q: How do I make an appointment?

A: Please call to make an appointment ahead of time. For New York, please call (212) 940-2269. For Beverly Hills, please call (310) 887-5509. If you would like a weekend or late night appointment, we suggest booking at least one month in advance. All appointments are scheduled for one hour.

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Q: What should I bring to my appointment?
A: Bring pictures of dresses from magazines and websites (like brides.com or theknot.com). We recommend you bring the proper undergarments and/or shoes with the desired heel height that you plan to wear. This will help us to get the proper measurements in order to determine the best fit for you.

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Q: Who should I bring to my appointment?
A: We suggest no more than 2 people accompany you to the appointment.

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Q: How far in advance do I need to buy my gown?
A: You should order your gown at least 6 months before the wedding. This will allow enough time for your fittings after the gown arrives as 2-3 fittings are normally needed.

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Q: When should I expect to receive my gown?
A: Gowns should arrive no later than 2 months before your wedding.

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Q: Can I get a color swatch of my gown?
A: A complimentary swatch of your gown will be given to you once your gown arrives.

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Q: What is the price range of your gowns?
A: Our gowns range from about $4,000 to $13,000 and up.

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Q: What is a rush order?
A: A rush order is any gown due in less than 16 weeks. (There is an additional charge for rush orders which is determined by the vendor).

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Q: What about payment?
A: We require a 50% deposit of the total price of your bridal merchandise in order to place your order. The total price includes all merchandise: bridal gown and headpieces, plus any enhancements or additions you have requested from us or from the manufacturer (total price is exclusive of additional alteration charges that apply).

We will notify you when your bridal merchandise arrives at our Saks store and will check to ensure that everything
has come in as expected. Please note that all remaining balances are due and payable upon arrival of your bridal
merchandise at our store. (All alteration charges are to be paid in full at the time of your first fitting).

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Q: When should I schedule my first fitting?
A: Fittings should start 6 weeks before the wedding.

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Q: What should I bring to the fitting?
A: Please remember that shoes are a must for the first fitting so we can make sure your gown is fitted
properly. Any undergarments will be discussed with the fitter at this time so that we can ensure a proper fit.

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Q: Do you carry veils, headpieces or accessories?
A: Yes. Veil and headpiece appointments should be scheduled at the time your gown arrives. We also carry some jewelry and small accessories.

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Q: What is a trunk show and why should I attend one?
A: Our vendor trunk shows allow a bride to view a designer’s full line and, when available, preview the newest collection.

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Q: Do you have dresses for bridesmaids, mothers-in-law and mother-of-the-bride?
A: We frequently partner with our evening department to recommend consultants within the store who can assist in finding the perfect eveningwear for your entire bridal party.

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Q: What about shipping to other locations?
A: We ship to all Saks stores and will prep your gown upon arrival to any Saks store. However, please note bridal alterations are only done in the New York and Beverly Hills Bridal Salons where we have a full staff of bridal gown specialists. We also ship worldwide.

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