Gowns to purchase from $800 – $1900. Custom couture starts at $1000 (Cape Town only) We occasionally sell sample gowns at a reduced rate up to 75% off – please inquire of current stock
We advise brides to purchase a gown at least 6 months before their wedding date is due. If you are a choosy shopper allow extra time to find the perfect gown.
Please notify us immediately – we will do anything we can to help!
We can assist with that – don’t hesitate to request a Style consultation with us if you need a little help in this big decision.
In our online shop we offer customizations such as adding or removing sleeves, adjusting backs, necklines and straps, but unfortunately not a remote design service. However we can make to your requirements at Cape town studio
Hollow to hem is a standard 150 cm.
Waist to floor is a standard 120 cm. If you require an extra length skirt please notify with your order . Additional cost is applied if the variation is more than 5 cm
Made-to-Order means ordering from our collection in a standard size. We can accommodate smaller alterations on the gown, such as adding sleeves or raising the back, so you can get the right look for you. Alterations are quoted separately.
The dress will be made from scratch with love and precise attention. This usually takes around 3-4 months, depending on the design. Allow a bit more time if you ordered a custom gown (Cape town only) Allow for an extra 2-4 weeks for the final alterations in case they are needed.
All sales are final, but in the unlikely event of a fault, do contact us immediately. See Customer Service for further information. Please note that we can’t offer returns on custom-sized or gowns on which style changes were requested.
Select a size that fits you now, even if you plan to lose weight. It is much easier to make the dress smaller than larger. If you are in the process of loosing weight, please notify us with your order. Our stylist will double-check your measurements just before the dress is completed.
Sheer Bride creations are made to a standard size from UK 2 to 20. We offer larger sizes at an additional fee, due to increased fabric needs.
Before ordering online, measurements should be taken by a tailor. The largest number should be matched to the chart columns which is this is the size you should order. If need be adjustments can be undertaken locally by a professional tailor