Consultation & Design Process
We like to spend time with each customer to ensure that they get the attention they deserve. Please start this process by contacting us with any questions of to book an free appointment. At the consultation we have a range of dresses for you to try on or are happy to offer you an obligation free quotation. Kindly keep in mind that we ideally need about 12 to 16 weeks to make a dress form start to finish.
WHY DO WE WHAT TO MEET YOU?
WE WOULD LIKE TO:
Get an understanding of your personality, likes, dislike and how to enhance your good figure point. Discuss colour, texture, cut line and styles. Cornelius will make a sketch of the dress that he designed. On request, Cornelius can meet your at a fabric store to discuss fabric types. Suggest creative beadwork of the embroidery to add a personal touch your gown. Look at how to enhance your good body features. Discuss your budget.
After the consultation, a written quotation will be sent to you via e-mail, or a copy can be give to you. Please feel free to contact us if something on the quotation is not clear.
CONFIRMATION OF ORDER
Once you are happy with the design and have accepted your quotation, an invoice is sent to you indicating the deposit payable. The deposit is calculated at 40% of total cost. Once your deposit is paid, you will receive your fitting dates with Cornelius.
THE FOLLOWING FITTINGS ARE REQUIRED
MEASUREMENTS Measurements will be taken and further discussion of your dress. MOCK FITTING A “mock fitting” garment is made to perfect this “block” of the garment and that indicates all styling. All your design and fabric choices are confirmed with this fitting. REMAINING FITTINGS They’re called: 2nd fit, 3rd fit, etc until your unique designer dress is ready for collection. COLLECTION FITTING This is normally 1 week or 3 days before the Wedding/Function. Garments must be paid in full before the date of collection.
Hire growns from R4,500.00 to R15,000.00
Purchase from R9,000.00 to R20,000.00
Have a new wedding gowns made to hire – R7,500.00 to R12 000.00
Have a new wedding gowns made to purchase – R9,000.00 to R20,000.00