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    • Halebob85
      CommentAuthorHalebob85
      Got married 6 years ago
      Posted: Jun 5th 2014
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    I am getting married on 29th June and I bought my dress in August 2012 from a very well known national chain bridal store. I had my measurements in January this year and the store requested my dress for 29th May. I contacted them yesterday and they've said that head office have said it could be another 2 weeks!!!! That will mean there is only a week for alterations. I live 50 miles from the shop and I'm scheduled for night shifts in the weeks leading up to the wedding so I can't just drop everything and get there as soon as it arrives. I'm absolutely fuming. I had planned to get the alterations done by someone close to me, and for a lot cheaper than the £190 the shop charge. This won't be possible now, so I'm going to email head office to complain and demand that I receive free alterations for the stress and inconvenience. Has anyone else had this sort of problem and how did you deal with it?

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    • lala "mod" bunni
      CommentAuthorlala "mod" bunni
      Got married 8 years ago
      Posted: Jun 5th 2014
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    Be careful with demanding stuff .... You not likely to get anywhere

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    • clairenina
      CommentAuthorclairenina
      Got married 6 years ago
      Posted: Jun 5th 2014
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    I can imagine how annoyed and upset you are. I get the same way. My fiance always says to me, you'll get more out of people and more co-operation if you handle the situation better. I don't think it's best to demand anything, as this will just get backs up, and they will end up doing the bare minimum for you. Maybe the best approach, is to explain how upset you are, and worried about it all not coming together, and that you only had the budget for your local shop to do the alterations. They might at this point be really sorry, and go all out to help.
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    • almost a year wife!!
      CommentAuthoralmost a year wife!!
      Got married 6 years ago
      Posted: Jun 5th 2014
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    Aw poor u, I'd freak out but tbh I agree with lala... Kicking, screaming and demanding will get you no where and will take the shine away from your dress...
    I suggest a cleverly worded email to the shop and head office x

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    • *KelBel*
      CommentAuthor*KelBel*
      Got married 6 years ago
      Posted: Jun 5th 2014
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    I'd be very stressed, not heard of anything like that.i was always told alterations generally take place 6weeks before the wedding, so I'm kinda more on your side here, that dress should have arrived ages ago.

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