Frequently asked questions
What is custom made?
Custom made is making a dress to your individual needs.. A gown that reflects who you are and what you want.
When do you take appointments?
We are open from 10.30am to 5.00pm on week days, Saturday 10.30 to 4pm and Sunday by appointment only.
Where are you located
We are located in our beautiful boutique retail store in the wedding district of the northern suburb of Brunswick. You can find us at 507 Sydney road,(near blyth street) Brunswick.
How much does a custom made gown cost?
Our dresses start at $250, including one measurement appointment, two fitting sessions and alterations. Prices vary depending on fabric choice, beading and style. We usually offer a quote based when all the details are finalized. We strive to be able to make gowns that fit your needs and budget.
What is the process of a custom made dress?
Make an appointment with us and, our designer and seamstress will help you choose a silhouette that will suit your child with changes made based on your thoughts, images and preferences.
We have a large selection of fabrics and laces for you to choose from including luxurious satin and guipure lace. We also have a range of colours to choose from.
Once your design had been finalised, the dress making process begins with our qualified pattern maker of over 20 years who will make an individual pattern to your child measurements, this process can take up to 6-8 weeks depending on the design of your gown.
Once the dress has been completed we organise for you to come in for your first fitting to finalise the design 4 to 5 weeks after your measurement appointment.
We take this opportunity to make any alterations that you may need. The price of your gown includes two fitting & alteration sessions to make sure that the gown will fit you perfectly.
How much time do we require to have a custom made gown made?
We work within a 8 week time frame. This allows us plenty of time to schedule multiple fittings and make any alterations that need to be done.
Can I buy off the rack?
We do carry standard sizing in our retail store that you can purchase off the rack up to size 16. We also do have sample stock in our retail store that we are happy to alter to fit you.
I am not sure what I want for my dress. Can you help?
We have been in the industry for over 20 years and with 4 girls who inspire MTK we have a selection of images, materials, trims, sequins and beading to look at in our shop to help inspire you. Once we have a basic silhouette or style, we can start choosing fabrics and the smaller details. If we haven’t catered to all of your questions below, please feel free to contact us through our contact page or send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org
How to take your measurements
We recommend in taking your measurements on thin clothing. No heavy jumpers of jackets to be worn just a light t-shirt.
What if I dont live in Melbourne, Australia
It does not matter if you do not live in Australia we ship worldwide. We will designate a consultant from start till receiving your dress - and beyond - you'll have the personal guidance of your own design consultant. A Skype or WhatsApp meetings can be set up to help you with the measurements and design process.
EVERYONE HAS A STORY
Each dress we design starts from scratch, so you can tell yours.
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Whether you already have an idea, want help designing something unique, or just want help in your search for the prefect dress for your princess - we're here to help.