The Wedding Dress Contract: Key Elements to Cover

Saying “YES” to the dress is a very big moment when it comes to wedding planning. It’s exciting, thrilling, and a relief to finally find that perfect dress—but take a moment to carefully review your wedding contract before you officially place your order. These important details should be addressed in your wedding dress contact:

The Salon
  • Salon name
  • Address and phone number
  • Names of the consultants who assisted you
The Money
  • Date and time of purchase
  • Total amount
  • Estimated alterations fee
  • Extra charges
  • Amount of deposit (ensure this amount is marked clearly on the salon contract)
  • Amount still owed
  • Date balance is to be paid
  • How many fittings are included in the price (if any)
  • Cost of each additional fitting
  • Means of payment
  • Cancellation and refund policy
The Dress Details
  • Designer name
  • Style number or name
  • Fabric and color
  • Size/measurements sent to manufacturer
  • Any changes you have requested (substituting embroidery, changing a sleeve style, adding a bustle etc.)
The Follow-Up
  • Expected delivery date
  • Date of first fitting
  • Name of seamstress/tailor

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