FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
What is the process for ordering a custom dress?
Having a custom dress designed for you is a wonderful experience at Linda Asaf Design. Clients can be as involved as they wish every step of the way so. The process begins with a consultation where we get to know you and your own personal style. What is the theme of your special occasion? Color Palette? Must-haves, must-nots?
With this information, we create illustrated fashion concepts based on your input as well as the Designer's imagination and experience. Once you select a style, we develop a custom pattern and a mockup. The mockup allows you to clearly visualize how the dress will look on you. It is also used to perfect the fit prior to producing the dress.
There are two to three fittings with the actual dress to further fine tune the fit and style so that you are perfectly happy with the design. Perfect Dress. Perfect Day.
How much does a custom dress cost?
Full-length custom wedding gowns generally range between $3,000 to $6,000 depending on the complexity of the silhouette and the materials. This includes your choice of the best fabrics in the world as well as all alterations - which can be substantial at a traditional bridal store. Short wedding dresses typically range between $1,500 to $2,000. A deposit for 50% is required to commence the process. The balance is due when the dress is complete.
How long does it take to create a custom dress?
Bridal gowns usually take 3 - 4 months at a minimum. Our goal is to deliver the finished garment one month prior to the event date. We encourage our clients to start the process as early as possible for priority, to allow ample time for any unforeseen delays, and to avoid rush charges.
What if I don't like my dress?
Linda Asaf Design guarantees your purchase. If a silhouette is not working, it is identified early on in the process at the mockup stage. We will make recommendations to modify the design into something that does work for you or guide you to alternative silhouettes. If for some reason the design doesn't work out (and this is very rare), a store credit will be given for future purchase.
Can I buy ready made dresses?
Yes! We have beautiful designs for sale at the Linda Asaf Design Studio and Design Lab.