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OUR NEW NORMAL – STAYING SAFE WITH COVID 19

Current waiting list: We are Re-Opening our bookings from 01st July 2020 and currently experiencing very high demand.

Appointment Fees

We have introduced a small booking fee of £20 for Weekend and Thursday Evening Bridal appointments, This includes 90 mins of Private time in the Boutique, Refreshments for you and your guests (regulations permitting) & our full guidance & expertise to help you find your dream dress.
This is redeemable for a fabulous credit of £50.00 towards any wedding dress purchase made at THAT appointment.

We require 48 hour notice for a cancellation or change of appointment.

This is simply to limit no show & cancellation appointments at a time when we are very busy and have a long waiting list, It also allows us some peace of mind, with all the extra health & safety restrictions and cleaning processes in place.  
There will be no booking fee for mid-week appointments.

 The day of your Appointment..

  • The maximum amount of guests is 2 plus the bride –  If you turn up with more guests unfortunately we will not be able to admit them due to social distancing regulations.
  • We have installed a selfie station and monitor system to enable your bride tribe to be with you during your appointment. We know how much it means to you to have your closest family and friends with you during your appointment – so we are hoping this goes a little way to making it feel that they are. Make sure they have their  tissues at the ready!.
  • Our diary has been meticulously worked so that no one arrives at the same time and we have time to clean the boutique, Please make sure you arrive on time.  Your appointment is 90mins and although you will not be on a stopwatch, our busy schedule means that we cannot always afford the luxury of running over time..
  • When you arrive at the Boutique we ask that you & your guests come wearing your own face masks, if you do not have these they will be supplied, We ask that you arrive on time for your appointment & wait outside the Boutique before being invited in.
  • We will take both yours and your guest’s temperature at the door using a very quick infrared, non-contact device. Should you or your guest have an elevated temperature above 37.4, your appointment will have to be rescheduled.
  • We will please insist that you and your guests use the hand sanitiser provided upon entry into the boutique.
  • All members of staff will be wearing, masks, gloves & visors where required, they will also have their temperatures taken each morning before work.
  • No children under the age of 16 will be admitted at this time please contact us regarding Flower girls. Babes in arms will need to be authorised.
  • All surfaces will be sanitised throughout the boutique before and after each appointment, this includes all door handles etc
  • All gowns will be treated & sanitised before and after each appointment following guidelines.
  • As always, We will begin with a chat to gain an insight into your style, wants and needs, We will then be able to select the gowns that you wish to try on.
  • We ask that your guests do not touch any of the gowns and limit touching any surfaces, they just need to sit back and relax.  
  • By entering the boutique you & your guests do so entirely at your own risk!
  • By attending your appointment at DREAM BRIDES IRVINE you & your guests are confirming you are not showing any signs of COVID-19 and have not been in touch with anyone who has COVID-19 within the last 14 days.
  • Our Boutique has a no photography policy during your appointment. Once you have ordered your gown you are very welcome to take a few snaps.

Whilst these changes make your appointment sound super serious and strict, we want to assure you that we are passionate in delivering a fun, memorable and special experience.

Inviting Your Virtual Entourage..

Invite your entourage to be part of your appointment via your What’s App, Zoom or Facetime!
Connect your phone via our Wi-Fi and bridal selfie station instore.
  1. Position your phone up in our Bridal Selfie Station for your perfectly lit, handsfree set up!
  2. Invite your entourage via your chosen platform!
  3. Get ready for your big reveal
  4. Experience your appointment together and say yes to your dream dress.
We are taking everybody’s safety very seriously and we are certain that we will acclimate to these new ways very quickly, so that shopping for your wedding dress under ‘our new normal’ will leave you with the everlasting happy memories that it’s meant too.
 If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us.

 

DREAM BRIDES

32 High Street
Irvine
Ayrshire
KA12 0AY

Telephone: 01294 313730
Email: dreamdress@dreambrides.co.uk

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By Appointment only

Tues, Wed & Fri 10 – 2.30pm , Thurs 5.30pm – 8.30pm,  Sat 9.30am -5.30pm Sun 10am – 1pm (Mondays by pre-arranged appointment)
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To further information or to book an appointment, please email us through the online form, or use the contact details opposite.