Johnson’s tailoring prowess puts her at the top of your list for more elaborate builds, including fully custom dresses.
“I’m able to do anything they can imagine, within reason,” she says, which includes anything from adding sleeves to taking off the top of a dress and to associate it at the bottom of another. She jokes: “I haven’t done anything yet!”
Be selective about the tags
There are two important reasons to bring someone to all of your fittings. First, you want to share this experience. And second, you’re going to need someone to know how to dress for the ceremony and reception, which may require adjusting the bustle of a dress. However, too many opinions in the mix can cloud your judgment.
“The people you take with you can really change the tone of the date,” Johnson advises, noting that, during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, only two people are allowed to accompany the bride to touch-up dates in her. shop.
A wedding dress expense doesn’t end with the first purchase. Changing your bridal style can also cost a pretty penny.
“For bridal modifications, like something as simple as a hemming, you’re looking at starting prices around $ 150 – and they go up from there,” Johnson says. “If you need the dress taken off, or the hem lowered, adding extra layers, whatever the case is, it’s a minimum of $ 150.”