I went to the wedding dress shop to collect my dress for my wedding in two months. Off I went in fitting room to try it on.
Dress fitter "Have you put on weight?"
Dress fitter"Either you have put on weight or the dress has been made in the wrong size. It's too small, and there is no way it will fit you."
She got me to try on the shop sample, and the the other fitter came over, got their measuring tapes out, and realised my dress had been made in the same size as the shop sample - a 12, rather than the size I need - a 16.
They told me not to panic, and that they would do the panicking for me :) They were very helpful, asked me to pick a back up dress from the shop just in case, but they would contact the manufacturer in the morning.
So, yesterday morning I got a phone call to say the manufacturer was amazed that this has happened, and he will pull out all the stops to get my dress made for me and delivered in time for the wedding. I will get a delivery date on Monday.
Now the problem. Wedding dresses are made to standard sizes like any other dresses, and still need alterations, I'll need an inch off the hem and I'll need the bust altered. The dress shop don't do these alterations, once I have the dress I'll need to get a dressmaker to do them for me. I have tried to book a dressmaker now, but cna't do this till I have the dress. I should have my dress in my possession now, and should be getting my alterations done now.
My mum has been giving me earache all morning saying that unless they manage to have the dress made and delivered in 2 weeks, which they won't, it'll probably be about 6, I won't have enough time for alterations. She wants us to go and buy another dress, just off the rails, and bring it home today, and have it altered. I'm not sure what to do. Will we lose the deposit paid on the original dress, or will they give it back as their error caused the problem?
I don't know what to do, all I know is I was so looking forward to my wedding, and now this has soured it all, I just want to cry and wish it was over now :(