Alterations 101

For a dress that fits perfectly, start with the size that's right for you (we have plus size, petite, and extra length), then let our in-store alterations specialists work their magic. Here are a few things to know about alterations and dress fittings.

Bride twirling in gown in alterations room.
  • Why should I have my dress altered at David’s Bridal?

    Every one of our 300+ locations has on-site alterations specialists who know our dresses inside and out, from the unique construction to the carefully crafted details. They can alter any wedding dresses, bridesmaid dresses, and social occasion dresses purchased at our stores or website.

  • When should I schedule my alterations?

  • How can I personalize my dress?

  • What happens at the first fitting?

  • What should I bring to my fittings?

  • Who should I bring?

  • How much will alterations cost?

  • What about pressing?


To schedule an alterations appointment, call your local store.

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