Client Testimonials

Literal fairy godmother
I brought in a dress that was given to me from a friend who was married in the 80's. I wanted it redone in a style that suited me and once she sketched out my ideas I could hardly contain my excitement. I felt like a princess on my special day and I got SO many compliments on my dress. She really does amazing work!!! Worth every penny!!!
Bethany
I could not have imagined a more beautiful dress

Lora is amazing! I could not have imagined a more beautiful dress if I tried. She brought my dream dress to life! She was very easy to work with and made everything so easy for me. From the first moment I walked into her shop to design the dress, to the last fitting and finally taking the dress home, Lora was incredible. I wanted to add on lace sleeves to my dress about three months before the wedding and she made that happen without hesitation. I could not say enough great things about her. Designing a dress with Lora was one of the best decisions I made about the wedding!!!

Hannah Elizabeth Greene
I could not be happier!

Lora currently has my dress and so far I could not be happier!! She is so sweet and helpful. Very quick responses to all emails and calls, stayed opened late for me! Awesome! Couldn’t imagine going anywhere else!!

Jenna Fitch
I loved loved loved my wedding dress

I loved loved loved my wedding dress. I came to Van Lear Custom Couture with a vision and Lori blew me away with the final product. It was so much fun working with her to design and make the perfect dress for me on my wedding day. She helped turn this tomboy into a bride and I am forever grateful

Leigh Van Lear
The dress fit like a dream.

Lora did a wonderful job. I brought her my dress after another seamstress accidentally made my dress WAY too small and Lora worked her magic. The dress fit like a dream. Thanks again, Lora!

Maria Riley

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Van Lear Custom Couture, LLC, Formal Wear, Miamisburg, OH

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Interested in alterations?

For all garments regardless of event appointments must be scheduled 2 months prior to the event. 

There will be an additional fee if you require alterations for:

Bridal Gowns within:

five-eight weeks: $75

four weeks: $150 

three weeks: $250

two weeks: $350

one week: $550

Special Events and Bridesmaids Garments within:

five-eight weeks: $35

four weeks: $50

three weeks: $75

two weeks: $100

one week: $150