Wedding Gown Alterations

Average $600-$750

It's important that your wedding dress is absolutely perfect on your day. We will make sure your wedding dress not only fits right, but also that you feel comfortable and confident for the big day! We do everything from a simple hem and bustle to custom changes (adding straps, lace sleeves, silhouette change, etc). First fittings should be booked 8-10 weeks in advance. Most brides require 2-3 fittings, on occassion 4 if there are many customized changes. On average wedding dress alterations cost between $600 and $750, but may vary due to customization and size changes.  

Bridesmaid Alterations

Average $75-$175

Whether you need a hem, straps, or have your dress taken in, we got you covered! Bridesmaid fittings should be booked 2-3 weeks in advance. On average bridesmaid dress alterations cost between $75 and $175, but may vary due to customization and size changes.  



Mother-of-the-Bride Alterations

Average $100-$300

Whether Mother of the Bride or Groom, it's important you look and feel special too! Making sure your dress is the right fit is crucial. If you want a little coverup jacket or some extra sparkle, we have what you're looking for. Mother of the bride/groom appointments should be made at least 6 weeks in advance. Average alterations for mother of the bride are usually $100-$300, but may vary depending on customization and size change. 

Flowergirl Alterations

Average $35-$80

Flowergirls play a very important role and therefore need to look their best! Appointments should be made 2-3 weeks in advance, average alterations for flowergirls usually range between $35-$80. This estimate may vary due to customizations and size changes. 

Tuxedo & Suit Alterations

Average $60-$180

It's always about the bride, but what about the groom?! We'll tailor your tuxedo or suit, so you can look the part! Tuxedo and suit alteration appointments should be made 2-3 weeks in advance, and average about $60-$180. This estimate may change due to customization and size changes. 

Special Occasion Alterations

Average $75-$225

We don't do just weddings! If you have a special event such as prom, a cruise, ball, or gala, we want to make you look great as well. Special occasion attire appointments should be made 6 weeks in advance, and usually average between $75 and $225. This estimate may vary due to customization or size changes. 

Gown Pressings

Average $75-$110

Make sure your wedding gown or bridesmaid/mother of the bride dress is crisp and fresh! Especially after trying on multiple times and altering your attire, it's important to get it pressed so that it lays perfectly. 


Prices are as follows:

  1. Wedding dress: $65-$95

  2. Mother of the bride: $35-$45

  3. Bridesmaid: $30-$35

Cleaning & Preservation

Average $175-$250

We provide cleaning and preservation services for bridal gowns. Cleaning service costs $175-$250, and preservation kit costs $315 each.

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Photography by Rachel May

Photography by Elisa Bricker

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Fariba's Bridal Alterations & Design

11000 Three Chopt Rd. Suite B

Richmond, VA 23233​


Mon: Closed

Tues: 10AM – 6PM

Wed-Thurs: 10AM – 7PM

Fri: 10AM – 6PM

Sat: 10AM – 6PM

Sun: Closed


(804) 273-9000