Jaye Applewaite provides a unique bespoke bridal service for brides wanting their dream wedding dress for their big day. Great care is taken in the making of each custom gown, ensuring the perfect fit and intricate details.
Consultations are held in person, over the phone (via Whatsapp, Skype, Google hangouts etc). Phone and video consultations are complimentary. In person consultations are $100 (US$), to be paid for at the beginning of the consultation. The cost is deducted from the final dress payment.
MEASUREMENTS + FITTINGS
If you are unable to meet with jaye to have your measurements taken, you will be sent a comprehensive measurement chart to fill out.
You are encouraged to have at least one in-person fitting with Jaye during the production of your dress. Generally, fittings occur in Barbados, however, Jaye is available to travel to other countries to conduct fittings. In addition, Jaye travels to New York occasionally and your fitting could be scheduled during one of these trips.
If you are unable to have and in-person fitting, a dress toile would be sent to you for you to try. Once you receive the toil, you will try it on and send your feedback in terms of notes and pictures.
Generally, 6 to 12 months prior to the wedding is the recommended time to order (make the down-payment) your dress. Depending on the style and details of the dress more time may be required. If ordering according to this time frame you can usually expect to receive your gown two to four weeks before the wedding date.
Orders placed less than six months should be discussed with Jaye. A rush fee is required for dress orders placed less than six months.
THE ORDER PROCESS
Once your dress design has been confirmed, you will receive your quotation and dress contract via email. To confirm your dress order, you’ll sign your contract and make the initial 50% non-refundable payment for your dress...then the fun begins!!
On average, dress prices range from US$5500 to US$10,000+ .The price is dependent on the design and details of the dress.
COLLECTION / SHIPMENT
Once your dress is completed, if you are unable to travel to Barbados your dress would be shipped to you.