Wedding Tips & FAQ
1407 Third Street,
Wausau, WI  54403


Store Hours:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri 10am-6pm
Thursday, 10am-7pm
Sat- 10am-3pm
When ordering your wedding gown it may take 3-6 months to
arrive. Allow at least one and half to two months before your
wedding date for fittings.

A bride should try on and select a headpiece while making
her gown decision. This will insure a complete look.

It is a nice idea to accessorize at the time of your gown
purchase when the style of your dress is fresh in your mind.
Bridal accessories can include shoes, jewelry, and handbags.

It is not a bad idea to wear your hair in the style you think you
want to have on your wedding day. Doing so will help give you
an idea of how the custom wedding veil and headpiece will
look on you.

You might want to bring shoes with a comfortable heel height.
This will help you determine the proper the length of your

If you are planning on losing weight before your wedding, do
not hesitate in ordering the bridal gown because of the length
of time needed. Perhaps give yourself a goal and discuss it
with your consultant. Proper arrangements can then be made.

It is best if the bride does not bring along more than two to
three people whom are instrumental in helping with her  
decision. She should not bring the entire bridal party or she
will lose focus. Too many opinions are not always helpful for
the bride.

Always be open-minded and allow a knowledgeable bridal
consultant to show you fashion. Don't just say no - try it on.
You have nothing to lose and may unexpectedly find your
perfect bridal gown.

We do not recommend that a bride take a picture of herself in
the sample gown. You want to leave the element of surprise
for your wedding day.

bridal party, you may want to consider picking
only a color or designer. The bridesmaids can
then each pick a dress that will best
accommodate their figure.

Don't be afraid to consider two-tone
bridesmaids dresses, stripes, prints, plaids,
or t-length dresses for your girls. You can
create a look that is most unique.

If you are looking for a way to have your maid
of honor(s) stand out, they can wear a
different dress or the same dress in a
different color. You may also want to consider
the use of a custom shawl or designer
gloves. A larger and/or unique bouquet is
another option.

Bringing pictures of bridesmaids dresses can
be helpful in finding the best style for your
party. However, we recommend keeping an
open mind and allowing our consultants to
suggest styles you may not have otherwise

We offer a wide variety of junior bridesmaids
dresses, as well as flowergirl dresses, to
complement either the bridal or bridesmaids

When the bridesmaids come in for their
fittings, make sure they have the proper
undergarments and shoes. This will save
time and potentially unnecessary alterations.
If changes are needed because
undergarments were changed after the fitting
appointment, you will be charged.

Remember: shawls, straps, and/or jackets
can be added to all dresses to accommodate
religious or stylistic need
Mother of the Bride/Groom Tips

When mothers are looking for a gown, they should not limit
themselves to traditional styles. Mothers do commonly wear
black or champagne, two colors that were once considered

Beading and embellishments can be added or subtracted to
most outfits. Many styles can be modified based on formality
of affair or time of day.

Not all outfits have to be matronly. We love to dress mothers
in the most current looks and colors. Many styles we have are
both flattering and youthful.

You want to allow four to six months for delivery. You must
also consider that evening wear alterations require at least
two fittings.

Do I need an appointment?
Bridal consultations are by appointment only.
We also require an appointment for
bridesmaids on the weekend.

How long does a bridal gown take to come
Depending on the designer it can take
anywhere from 4-6 months.

Can I get a gown on a rush?
Absolutely, most designers will special cut a
gown  to accommodate a shorter time frame.
There is an additional fee for rush orders.

Can you service my bridal gown after the
We offer a professional dry cleaning and
preservation service. Our brides receive a
discount on this service, and we handle
everything for you!

Do you sell samples or have gowns in
Yes, our samples can be purchased.

What do I need for my first bridal fitting?
You will need to have shoes, undergarments,
and slips. Your fitting will be made
specifically to these undergarments.

What types of gowns do you sell?
Bridal, Bridesmaids, Mother of the
bride/groom, Flower girls, Maid and matron
of honor, Pageants, Proms, Elegant evening
wear, Tuxedo, and Christening.

Do you have plus size samples?
We have a selection of plus sizes in all
departments. In addition, any of our gowns
can be ordered in a plus size. Most
companies do charge an additional fee for
plus sizes.

Do you sell accessories?
Yes, we carry designer accessories such as:
jewelry, purses, flower girl baskets, pillows,
garters, handkerchiefs and much more.

How much do your gowns cost?
We offer a wide variety of gowns in all price
points, including clearance gown racks.

Do you have headpieces?
Yes, we have an amazing selection of tiaras,
headbands, combs, and specialty veiling. We
also custom make veils.