A: We have a beautiful selection of off-the-rack styles (sample gowns) starting at $600 and an amazing selection of designer wedding dresses to order that begin at $1000 and go up to $3000. The majority being between $1500 and $2200. At The Dressing Room, we strive to work with every budget! Call us to get the most up-to-date information on current pricing.

A: We are proud to offer our brides sample wedding dresses that range in size from 8 to 30! We’ve styled brides from size 0 to size 32. And during your private wedding dress appointment, when you’re trying on our dress samples, we work our hardest to make them fit your body as close to your size as possible!


Our special order wedding dresses can take 4-6 months to order. And you’ll need 2-4 months before the wedding date for your bridal gown alterations to be completed. So, ideally, you should start shopping 8-14 months before your wedding.

But, if you have less than 8 months, don’t panic! We have a lot of options to work with your limited time frame. We’ve even managed to help a bride get a dress in 24 hours, so we can make it work for you!

A: Yes! We do offer bridal gown alterations in Pawleys Island. We work with several talented professionals who have years of bridal gown alterations experience. Depending on your schedule and the type of alterations you need, we will connect you with the best bridal seamstress for you! Wedding dress alterations are a separate cost.

A: During your wedding dress shopping appointment in Pawleys Island, you’ll have the entire boutique to yourself for 1 hour and 15 minutes. This includes a short consultation for us to learn more about you, your style, and your dream wedding. You can expect to try on between 8-15 wedding gowns during your private appointment. Most brides fall in love and find their wedding dress during their first bridal appointment! So, be ready! Once you say “yes to the dress,” we’ll take your measurements, and review the size chart to order the best size for you! Payment in full is required.


The most important thing that you can bring to your bridal appointment is an open mind. It is also great to bring inspiration photos for your ideal bridal look, but be prepared to fall in love with something completely different! Our bridal stylists will work hard to understand your style and select wedding dresses that you’re sure to love!

We also suggest you come with your hair and makeup done so that you can visualize your complete wedding style. You won’t need shoes or special undergarments. But, if you have a special piece of jewelry or accessory that is a “must have,” make sure to bring it with you. We’ll help you incorporate it into your bridal look.

A: We recommend you only bring 3-5 of your closest friends and family. many brides frequently find that too many opinions make the decision-making process more difficult!

A: You bet!!  Bring on the bubbly. Your private bridal gown shopping appointment in Pawleys Island is meant to be a fun experience for you and your entourage!  Just make sure you bring drinkware, too!