made to measure

TAILOR & CREATE


A wedding gown is probably the most memorable outfit you will ever wear.
Our Made-to-Measure Service is here to help you create a dress you will treasure forever. In need of an alteration for 
your partner and family – we would be delighted to help. 

Already have a clear vision of what you want?
Or perhaps you are looking to draw inspiration from a designer or a particular dress?
Our team are here to help you create a gown that’s uniquely yours – from drawing board to fitting room.

 

be inspired

Be inspired

Show us pictures of wedding dresses you love, or share colour swatches or fabric samples that inspire you. And we will find a way to turn your ideas into reality for you and your bridal family.

create

Create

Collaborate with our bridal made-to-measure team to create a wedding dress that’s 100% you – from ‘I want’ to ‘I do’.

 

re-create

Re-create

We also offer a special ‘re-creation’ service for wedding garments you would like to re-imagine in a different colour, fabric, length or with amended detailing.

HOW IT WORKS

1


Initial consultation

This is all about inspiration and collaboration. You will discuss your bridal vision with our team and work together to sketch ideas. Once you are happy with what you see, we will take your measurements and get to work.

2


Choose your fabric

From organza, delicate silks and luxurious satins to beaded fabrics, lace and tulle, it is time to choose the fabric for your wedding dress. Of course, we will be on hand to give recommendations and we are very happy to work with fabrics you already own or want to source yourself.

3


Your toile fitting

The better your wedding dress fits, the better it will look. That is why we always create bridal designs in simple cotton first – this is known as ‘fitting the toile’. Our tailors will check your measurements and fabric choice – still plenty of time for you to amend and request changes before we move onto the next and most exciting stage of the process.

4


Making your wedding gown

Depending on its design we will tailor your gown in two or three stages – which may require a few more fittings. We will start by making sure the main bridal dress features are right like the neckline, bodice, sleeves and hems before adding the tiny details that will bring your dream wedding dress to life.

5


The finishing touch

We want you to get as much as possible from our Bespoke Bridal Service. The finishing touch is you wearing your perfect wedding dress. Once you are completely happy with the finished bridal garment, you can walk away with it that very day!


How long does it take

We recommend allowing three months for a made-to-measure wedding dress. And we may need up to six for more complex and detailed bridal garments.

To find out more and arrange a no-obligation bridal consultation, call us on 020 7498 4360 or email us on info@brideandalter.com.

Tailor & Create Bridal Dresses, Battersea, London

Using our in-house expertise we can make bridal garments, wedding dresses and ensembles that are individual to you.
We create and tailor wedding dresses, mother-of-bride dresses, bridesmaid dresses or groom outfits based on the looks you love.

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