Step 1: Design Consultation


The first step of the A.Cherie custom design process is your free 1 hour design consultation. During the consultation, you will discuss your ideas, inspiration and what you are looking for with our designer. Your design consultation can be done virtually over the phone, by e-mail, video chat, or in person. We use all forms of communication to connect with our clients around the world. Every woman deserves a special dress on her wedding day. Let A.Cherie guide you in the right direction toward your dream dress, instead of spending hours trying on countless dresses that aren’t right for you.

Get started on the steps towards creating your dream dress by clicking here and scheduling your design consultation.

Step 2: Pricing


With our custom design process starting at $995, we can create something for every bride and budget! After your design consultation has been completed, A.Cherie will assess your design as a whole and provide your production assessment to you after your design consultation. Our pricing category structure varies on your own unique design, design complexity, materials and fabrics so please check out the pricing page for more information.

*A.Cherie Custom Dress Process Starting price: $995.00 USD (pricing will vary based on design) View Pricing

Step 3: Fabrics and Measurements


You are involved every step of the way! We source our fabrics from the top fabric vendors all around the world. If you are looking for something specific, we can custom create almost anything for you! We use only the best materials to create your dream dress.

After moving forward, we will discuss your specific fabrics, source the right fabrics for your design, and provide you with the materials needed to create your dress.

Each custom wedding gown is handmade and requires hundreds of hours to complete depending on the design and complexity of each unique wedding gown. A. Cherie offers high-end fabrics, custom, handmade bead work and only the best laces from around the world. Production times vary, but typically are crafted in 3-6 months.

We will also provide you a 100% guidance in taking your measurements by sending you our custom measurement sheet. We work with clients worldwide using our own detailed, easy to use custom measurement sheet. Our dresses are made to your specific measurements, which ensures a great it.

Step 4: Fittings & Alterations


Try your dress on for the first time and be amazed! A.Cherie custom dresses are made specifically to your custom measurements. We take over 30+ measurements using our custom measurement sheet we have developed over time.

In our experience, we’ve found that brides need very minimal or zero alterations, compared to the multiple fittings and alterations that off the rack gowns require at boutiques, since most bridal shops use standard sizing. We create our dresses to be easily altered by different seamstresses and tailors worldwide, that way our brides never have to step foot in our showroom and travel thousands of miles just to get their dream dress. We understand as a bride you want to know all of your options, so if you are interested in having an in person sitting, please ask us for more information and we will be happy to assist!

Non-local clients

A.Cherie designs it’s wedding dresses in San Antonio, TX, but we work with clients from all around the world. We welcome orders from any state and any country!

  • Please e-mail or call us first with your inspiration photos, detailed descriptions of what you are looking for and your event date
  • A sketch will be sent to you after your design consultation based on your inspiration photos and the result of your design consultation
  • If you decide to move forward with us, payment is required to begin production; Once payment is received we will then send you are custom measurement sheet and  go in further detail with the client on how to obtain these measurements.
  • We start production of your garment after measurements are received
  • Right before your item is ready to be shipped we obtain your final payment after sending your photos of the dress front and back
  • Your item is shipped to you
  • We create all of our dresses to be easily altered by local seamstresses and tailors. If any additional alterations are needed to achieve the desired fit of the client, the client will be able to do so accordingly.

Please contact us directly if you have any additional questions we can answer for you.