FAQ: Your Guide to Navigating The Wedding Boutique - Answers to Your Queries!

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How does a fitting work?

We offer 4 different luxury packages:

Silver package (R300) Come and try on 6-8 dresses with your nearest and dearest! 90 minutes long

Gold Package (R490) Come and try on 6-8 dresses with your absolute fave's and elevate your experience with a bottle of award winning bubbly! 90 Minutes Long

Platinum Package (R750) Come and try on 6-8 dresses with your crew, Sip on award winning bubbly and indulge with a selection of delicious treats! 90 Minutes Long

Little White Dress Fitting (R100) Come and try on our ultra luxe Mini / tea length dresses. Perfect for your Hen party, Rehearsal dinner, post wedding brunch, Reception or ANY pre or post wedding event! 45 minutes long


Please note we carry a variety of sizes between size UK8 - UK14.

We do not have every dress in every size but we try our very best to offer a great variety of dresses the above sizes!

We do stock a very small selection of plus size dresses UK16 - UK20.

If you are a size 16 or above, Please let us know if you would like us to pre select dresses in your size before your appointment :)

Do I have to book to try on dresses?

Yes. You are welcome to come and browse anytime but if you would like to try on dresses, or talk in depth about your wedding dress, an APPOINTMENT is necessary. 

Do you hire dresses?

Yes, we do have a selection of dresses available for hire

What is your price range to BUY or HIRE

Hiring starts from R16 000 to R28 000 and Buying starts from R28 000 to R60 000.

We have a sample SALE RAIL running all year, ready for ladies on a budget or with limited time. Constantly updated and always new with amazing finds.

What brands do you sell?

  • Alena Leena Bridal
  • Mia Lavi
  • Jenny YOO
  • BLUE by Enzoani
  • LOVE by Enzoani

Alteration Services

We have an alterations department at our Johannesburg and Cape Town branch.

Just about every wedding dress needs some sort of alteration... this is a lengthy, difficult process which generally requires between 3 to 6 fittings.

Please allow between 4 to 6 weeks for this process.

How does payment work?

If you are having a dress custom made overseas a 50% deposit is required upfront and the balance when the dress arrives.

If the dress is bought off the rail (sample or sale dress) 100% payment is required.

When hiring a dress a refundable deposit of R5000 is required when the dress is booked, and then the balance is due 60 days prior to the wedding.

How long in advance must I come to discuss my dress?

We recommend about 8 - 10 months before the wedding.

Can I bring my Mom /Bridesmaids / Best friend?

Sure! But for your Own benefit, we ask that you bring a maximum of 6 people with you.

How long does it take to make a dress?

It takes 5-6 months once your dress has been ordered from our suppliers overseas.

How long in advance should I come if I am going to hire my dress?

We recommend about 8-10 months before your big day.

Do you make / hire Bridesmaids dresses?

Unfortunately not.

Do you make / hire suits?

Unfortunately not.

What are your Terms and Conditions?

The Wedding Boutique

4th Floor, De Waal House, 172 Victoria Road, Woodstock, Cape Town
+27 (0)21 447 2232 | tiana@theweddingboutique.co.za

3rd Floor, 18 Archimedes Street, Kramerville, Sandton
+27 (0)10 013 4875 | megan@theweddingboutique.co.za