VIRTUAL CONSULTATION

Posted on: April 16th, 2020 by Almaj No Comments


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WELCOME!

Due to COVID-19 regulations, in-store bridal appointments will be unavailable until we are at level two.

This does not mean you have to wait to find your dream dress. So we have set up VIRTUAL Bridal Consultations to help you shop for your wedding dress during this hard time!

Please email us at info@almaj.co.nz to book your time to for our VIRTUAL Bridal Consultation.


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HOW IT WORKS


1. Find Your Favourite Dresses!


-We would love to get a glimpse of all your planning and ideas for your big day. It would be really helpful if you could note down and provide us with the following, Wedding style, theme, colour palette, wedding Pinterest board.
-If you haven’t already done so, it’s time to head over to our Website or Pinterest to select and narrow down to your top five dresses.

2. Book Your VIRTUAL Bridal Consultation

-Send us an email or go through to our booking form and provide us with all the information above plus your size, budget and wedding date and we will get in touch shortly to arrange the time with you.

3. Your VIRTUAL Consultation

-We will schedule a time with you to connect over Zoom. During our Zoom call, we can chat about dresses and styles you are looking for and interested in, We will also give some recommendations on dresses we think will work great for you!
-We will look at the dresses on the websites through screen share and show you the details over Zoom.
-Once we settle on your top favourite dress that interest you, the dresses can be shipped to you for your AT HOME BOUTIQUE experience or note them down for you to be tried on once we reopen.



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The At Home Boutique Experience


-We will arrange your top picks to be shipped to you so you can try the dresses in the comfort of your own home. (Or schedule contactless pick up -we will look into this option further down the track)
-Your package will include your favourite dresses, dressing kits, detailed instructions, a veil and an “I SAID YES TO THE DRESS” sign for the full experience.
-Let us know the time you will be trying on the dresses and we will try and be on call for any questions or your “yes to the dress” moment over video call.
-You will have 2 days to try on the dresses and post everything back to us. 

In-Store Appointments

If you are happy to wait for when we are available for in-store appointments we will note your favourite dresses to try on at your in-store consultation.










THE GUIDELINES & TERMS AND CONDITIONS


A $1500 deposit per dress will be required for AT HOME BOUTIQUE EXPERIENCE by bank transfer and your credit card details. This deposit can be put toward your dress or will be refunded to you within 24 hours after the dresses are returned in their original condition.

There is a limit of up to three dresses we can send you.

All shipping cost is to be covered by the bride. Any damage to the dresses may incur a repair cost.

You will have a 2 day time period to try on the dresses and return everything to the shop.

Please ensure you wear minimal make-up to avoid leaving marks and do not move around in the dresses to avoid damaging the dresses. 

Please note that these are our sample gowns and only available in a certain size, however we will do the best to accommodate and give you tips to ensure you get the best visualisation of the gown.

Wedding gowns will be disinfected and steamed between every appointment.

Wedding gowns will be transported in plastic garment bags that will be disposed of after each pickup. We will also be wearing gloves when transporting and packing dresses.

All gown purchases will abide to our regular terms and conditions.

Virtual Appointments will be available until lockdowns are lifted.


We look forward to working with you!

COVID 19 UPDATE

Posted on: April 16th, 2020 by Almaj No Comments

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The ever-evolving situation with COVID-19 has meant we have had to put some restrictions and rules in place. Although all we want to do is make you as a bride feel beautiful and amazing with your friends and loved ones. We must implement these effective immediately to help stop the spread of this awful virus.

We thank you for understanding and helping to make a conscious effort to break the COVID-19 cycle by distancing and eliminating potential threats. We have got this as a country and by doing our part we save lives.

If you have any questions please email us at info@almaj.co.nz

KIA KAHA x

LEVEL-4 GUIDELINES

Our store will be closed under Level-4.
You are welcome to make an appointment or contact us via email to have a chat about our dresses, but we will not be approving any physical appointments until Level-2 is announced.

LEVEL-3 GUIDELINES

Our physical store will be closed under Level-3. However, we will be here for virtual consultations.
Connect with us for a virtual appointment where our experienced stylist will get a chance to show you around the boutique and our wide range of dresses!
Check out the Virtual Appointment News in Events for more info.

LEVEL-2 GUIDELINES

 

It’s official! We are opening our doors under Level 2!!
We will be running by appointment only so please book ahead whether you are after a bridal consultation or pick up an accessory.

We wanted to say a huge thank you for everyone that has been so patient and doing their bit to keep NZ safe.
Also a HUGE THANK YOU to all our essential workers! You are our heroes.
We want to give back a little to our essential workers and provide free Bridal Consultations during MAY and JUNE.

Book ahead so you are not disappointed!

To ensure the safety of everyone and our staff please follow the guidelines,

What we ask of you:

• Please cancel the appointment if you or any of your guest feel unwell or sick in the past 48 hours. Try and limit the number of guests you bring with you.
Try and limit the number of guests you bring with you. We can accommodate up to 4 guests and require all their contact details.
• Please wash your hands before your appointment and make use of our hand sanitiser in store.
• Please keep at least 1m distance with strangers throughout the appointment.
•Under normal conditions our consultants keep in close contact throughout the try on however please understand this may be limited during your appointment. Thankfully our dresses are incredibly relaxed and simple to pop on.
•If you have travelled or been in close contact with someone who has travelled over the last 14 days then please delay making an appointment until you both know you are not showing signs of any illness.

What we will do:

• Wiping down and sanitising commonly contacted areas of the store. Door handles, desk, coat hangers and zips etc.
• Keep a safe distance and wear a mask.
• Happily video or video call your friends and family so they can see you in the dresses.
• Help you as best we can to find the dress of your dreams in this trying time.
• If you are feeling a little uneasy with coming in then we can certainly help you via email by sending photos and videos of certain dresses to help you in a decision. We can absolutely do the ordering process via email so you won’t miss out on the dress of your dreams.

LEVEL-1 GUIDELINES

Open as normal however there will be some guidelines in place to ensure the safety of everyone.

What we ask of you:

Please cancel the appointment if you or any of your guest feel unwell or sick in the past 48 hours.
Please wash your hands before your appointment and make use of our hand sanitiser in store.
Please keep at least 1m distance with strangers throughout the appointment. Thankfully our dresses are incredibly relaxed and simple to pop on.
•If you have travelled or been in close contact with someone who has travelled over the last 14 days then please delay making an appointment until you both know you are not showing signs of any illness.

What we will do:

•Wiping down commonly contacted areas of the store. Door handles, desk, coat hangers and zips etc.
•Keep a safe distance.
•Happily video or video call your friends and family so they can see you in the dresses.
•Help you as best we can to find the dress of your dreams!