Our first brides came to Team Chipmunk because of Liz’s amazing eye for color, texture and pattern. Her extensive library of available fabrics & insider connections with NYC fabric merchants gives brides unlimited possibilities.
Whether selecting a Team Chipmunk dress as your low-key bridal gown or helping your friends with bridesmaids dresses they'll love, Liz can help meet your wedding's goals and budget.
Also popular are "Mother of the Bride / Groom" dresses for rehearsal dinners and wedding ceremonies. Liz's discerning eye and deft touch with alterations help you look your best for the big day.
Team Chipmunk Bridal Dress Process
while some service packages include more customization & alterations, each phase includes the services needed to create your perfect dress
1. Initial Consultation - Chat with Liz to discuss the goals for the garment, visual inspirations, possible patterns & timelines.
3. Fabric Selection - Pick one of our library of fabrics, find your own fabric or enlist our help in sourcing the perfect pattern.
4. Customization - Choosing the right sleeves, openings, backs and other details.
4. Garment Construction - Handcut in the USA to your specifications.
5. Fittings - Tailoring each seam and tuck to flatter your body.
6. Finished Garment
Custom dresses range in price based on the design & sourcing time needed for custom patterns & multiple swatches, as well as the complexity of construction & number of fittings & alterations.
Here are several scenarios with likely pricing. To talk with Liz about your dress, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
A special order dress using one of our stock patterns & stock fabrics (i.e. the nipped waist dress in mint floral shown here), is typically between $105 and $125. This includes an initial consultation & measurements.
Option 2 - Bring Your Own Fabric
If you provide the fabric and use a stock pattern, initial consultation, & construction is typically $96, which includes basic customization of sleeves, openings, hems, etc...
Option 3 - Custom Fabric
To enlist Liz's help in sourcing and purchasing a fabric, including several digital & fabric swatches, raises the total dress price to $158 - $178.
Option 4 - Bespoke Couture
For the full-service, white-glove treatment, including extensive consultation on color, pattern, fit & finish as well as multiple rounds of swatches, measurements & alterations often ranges between $258 - $324.
To get started, please email email@example.com.