FAQ's

HOW MUCH DO YOUR WEDDING DRESSES COST?

Our collections range from $1200 to $7000.  We also have wedding dresses you can purchase off the rack for $800 to $3000.

 

You can discuss your budget with your consultant

at the time of your appointment.

 

WHEN DO I ARRIVE FOR MY APPOINTMENT?

We reccomend that you arrive 5 minutes prior to your scheduled appointment in order to fill out a small form regarding your event details and what you are looking for in a dress.

 

The bridal appointment is one hour and fifteen minutes long.

WHO SHOULD I BRING TO MY APPOINTMENT?

Family and friends whose opinions you value and who will support you throughout the exciting process of selecting your wedding dress.

 

Our dressing rooms can accomodate up to 4 guests comfortably. If you have more than 4 guests, please notify us in advance. 

 

 

WHAT SHOULD I EXPECT?

During your appointment, you will be paired with a professional stylist who will get to know you and your style.

 

 

At Mariella Creations every bride is special and deserves personal attention. Our Consultants' knowledge of the merchandise and accessories, will bring the vision of your perfect wedding dress to life. 

WHEN SHOULD I BEGIN WEDDING DRESS SHOPPING?

It's never too early to start shopping for your dream wedding dress.  

 

Wedding dresses can take anywhere from 4 to 6 months to arrive at our store, once ordered. It may take longer, depending on specific customization.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WHAT IS A TRUNK SHOW?

A Trunk Show is an event in which a specific designer showcases some pieces from their latest collection for brides to preview for a limited time. An incentive of 10% off is offered on those select wedding dresses.

 

 

WHAT SHOULD I BRING TO MY APPOINTMENT?

If you would like to bring a strapless bra, some fabulous shoes and if you wear spanx bring them too! This will help you get the complete look.

SHOULD I BE PREPARED TO SAY “YES TO THE DRESS"?

Brides sometimes feel they need to do a lot of shopping. But typically Brides find their gowns at their first appointment. So prepare to purchase if you have fallen in LOVE with your gown! Remember, you have come to Mariella’s to find your gown and you are getting married! Sometimes over-shopping is confusing and overwhelming. So trust your gut instinct!

WILL I NEED ALTERATIONS?

We will professionally measure you and go according to the companies sizing chart. We will try to order as close as possible to your measurements. We will help and guide you to the closet size.  It is rare a gown will fit perfect so we recommend Margie & Irena’s Alterations Department which is located 4 buildings past our building. Information on the alterations and pricing will be given to you at the time of your order.

WHAT DOES IT COST TO ORDER MY GOWN?

A deposit of 60% plus sales tax is required to submit the order. The remaining balance is not due until the wedding dress arrives at our store.

If you are buying a wedding dress out of stock, you must pay for it in full at time of purchase.

CAN I BRING FOOD AND DRINK?

We ask that you do not bring food into our boutique to protect our gowns. If you would like to bring a bottle of champagne that would be fine. We do ask that you serve it during your appointment and not wait until you  decide on a gown, only because you may run out of time.

WHAT IF I AM AN OUT OF STATE BRIDE?

This is not a problem at all! We can make special arrangements to have your gown altered during one weekend or schedule several  fittings while you are in CT. We also can ship the gown once alterations are done. We can also ship the gown to you and you have your own alterations done.

FOR BRIDESMAIDS ATTIRE

For your bridesmaids please schedule an appointment. We have a bridesmaid suite and would love to give your girls personal attention. We do have special ordering on our website for your out of state bridesmaids. We also can ship gowns to your bridesmaids when they arrive.

FOR SPECIAL OCCASIONS AND PROM

You do not need an appointment to view these gowns. Please feel free to come in during store hours. We have on staff at all times professional consultants that will assist you.