Do you require an appointment to look and try on wedding gowns ?
- We do not require appointments, however for weekends especially, it is best to call and let us know you are coming and we can discuss what times would work best .
- We have a devoted staff of passionate people who will be assisting you with zippers and laces and the like.
- Even more importantly, they will give you honest opinions on style, selection, color and more.
Do you charge a fee to try dresses on?
- NO! We are honored to have you in our salon.
- We do not charge you to shop in our store! (I can’t even believe that any store does this)
What if I find the gown of my dreams and I don't have enough money to buy it yet? Do you have layaway?
- Yes we do!
- Normans offers in store financing* for up to 6 months.
- With a 1/3 down payment and the balance paid in equal payments for up to 6 months.
- We accept Visa, MasterCard, and Discover as well as checks and debit cards and cash.
How do I adjust my bridesmaid order if I think I might be pregnant?
- Order at least two sizes larger and request extra length to accommodate the baby bump.
Why do you wait to order all of the bridesmaids’ dresses at one time?
- We order them as a group to ensure the quality of the color.
- If they are ordered together, they are cut from the same dye lot of fabric. This assures that your dresses will be the same color tone.
How long does it take to order shoes and accessories?
- Shoes and jewelry usually take no more than four weeks. Quite often these are stocked items that can ship right away.
Do I have to bring my dress home until I have alterations?
- No. Selecting one of our storage packages allows you to keep your wedding gown in the store until your final pick up day.
Will you press my wedding gown?
- Absolutely. We press your gown for your wedding — We offer several pressing and storage options starting *at no cost to you.(* excludes sale merchandise which may be pressed at a reasonable fee)
Once I choose my dress, how does the ordering process work?
- First, we measure you and discuss your size.
- We require 60 percent down to place your order.
- Payment can be made with cash, check, MC, Visa and Discover .
- It is important to note that bridal gowns can take up to six months to arrive.
- When the dress is received at the store, we contact you by your preferred method (voice, email, letter) and require the balance due on your order within thirty days.
How does the bridesmaid ordering process work?
- If your party is all local they can simply come by the store at their convenience anytime before the agreed upon deadline.
- Out-of-town ladies should use the “out of town bridesmaid” section of our website for easily understood assistance.
- Payment in full is required at the time of order on bridesmaids.
- We are happy to manage your bridesmaid order and see it through to completion.
Where do you recommend that I have my gown cleaned and/or preserved?
- We use a company that we love.
- We recommend that you purchase your preservation package prior to your wedding.
- It contains everything you will need to have your gown cleaned and preserved right away.
- We give our brides a $50 discount. When purchased as part of your pressing and storage package you get an even greater savings.
When I shop for my bridal gown, is it ok to come alone?
- It is perfectly fine for you to come alone and, in fact, many of our brides do this.
- As much as we love our family and friends, sometimes too many opinions can be overwhelming.
- We recommend that you keep your party small while shopping in order to be most effective, positive and fun.
- While shopping for bridesmaids dresses, it can work well for you to bring a couple girlfriends and just have fun.
Do you discount the bridesmaids gowns if I buy my wedding gown from you?
- Our “Thank You” to you for purchasing your gown is $15 OFF EACH bridesmaid dress.* (This offer is not valid with other promotions)