New Beginning's Bridal & Formal Wear LLC

Where every day is a new beginning
This is our question and answer section.  While all questions can't be answered, we will do our best to answer as many possible that you may have.  You can always call or email us if you can't find your answer here.


What are your hours?  WE are open wed-fri 11-6, sat 10-6 and sun 12-4 with the first friday of each month staying open late until 8!

Do you have to have an appointment?  Appointments are not required, but strongly recommended.  when you walk into our boutique, you will see the "stage" which is used for our appointments.  (their is a smaller mirror for non appointments or you can use the stage if their are no appointments)

How long before i should order my wedding gown?  You should order your gown a minimum of 6 months prior to your wedding date.  this ensures the gown will arrive on time, any necessary alterations can be completed and you are not stressing over your dress.  rush orders can be completed for an additional fee, see the boutique for time frames as they vary.

How long before i should order my bridesmaid or mother's gown?  You should order your gown a minimum of 4 months prior to the date of the wedding.  this ensures the gown will arrive on time, any necessary alterations can be completed and thier is no stress.,  rush orders can be completed for an additional fee, see the boutique for time frames as they vary.

How long before i should order my flower girls dress?  You should order your dress a minimum of 1-2 months prior to the date of the wedding.  this ensures the gown will arrive on time, any necessary alterations can be comepleted and their is no stress or unexpected growth spurts, hopefully :)  rush orders can be completed for an additional fee, see the boutique for time frames as they vary.

How long before i should rent my tux/suit?  all tux rentals should be completed 1-2 months prior to wear date.  this includes: groom, groomsmen, ringbearer, prom or any other formal occassion. All tuxes/suits can be ordered up to 48 hours before your wear date.  

what if i need a tux/suit this week?!  no worries, we can get you a tux/suit this week.  just come in as soon as possible to get measured and your order completed.  all tuxes/suits can be ordered up to 48 hours before your wear date.  any tux/suit ordered in 72 hours or less of wear date will be charged an additional $15 rush charge.

do you do alterations?  if so, how long will that take and how much will it cost?  Yes, we do alterations.  depending on what is needing done, will depend on the amount of time it will take.  Normally, you will have your first fitting (consultation fitting), you will come back for your second fitting, and if no major changes are needed, you will come back to your final fitting just prior to your wear date.  depending on the alterations that are required, will depend on the cost(s).  alterations are very reasonable and pricing will be discussed at your consultation appointment.  alterations need to be started a minimum of 2 months prior to your wear date.  if our alterations department is booked up, we will refer you to outside sources that are local to johnson county.  any alteration with a wear date of less than two months is considered a rush alteration.  Rush alterations may be done depending on the alteration needed.  you will have to have a consultation before that can be determined.  rush alteration appointments are $15 and the alteration will have a rush charge which will vary on what alterations are needed.

what if my wedding party is out of town?  how do i get their tux/suit or dress?  No worries at all.  all your bridal party has to do is get us their measurements.  pay a 50% deposit over the phone/email and we will take care of the rest. 

do you do consignment?  Sorry, not at this time.

do you have lay-a-way?  Yes, we offer lay-a-way for prom & bridal gowns.  see the boutique for details.

All orders can be rush shipping for an additional fee.  see the boutique for details.