Process

Private Appointments Only - Serving 1 Bride at a Time

To best serve our brides, Couture By Tess is available by appointment only. Our personal & private champagne consultations are provided to the bride, making this an especially intimate & bonding experience for her wedding dress selection process.  Private appointment require a $25 reservation fee.  Occasional Sunday Availability requires a $50 reservation Fee.

Champagne Open House Social

 The Bride & 1 Guest is invited to our free monthly Champagne Open House Social Q & A.  Take a casual stroll through our boutique while sipping champagne with other brides in attendance.  If you love what you see, we will be happy to book your  private consultation. 

$25 Reservation Fee

A $25 reservation fee is required at the time of booking. Your private consultation appointment will not be confirmed until the fee is paid. We will apply the $25 to your bridal gown sale or rental.  Your consultation will include up to 3 guests in oder to minimize interruptions.

Illustration to Conception

Couture By Tess is a custom couture label with designs in development years in advance.  Our process starts with hand-drawn illustrations as well as state of the art perfection from Bruce Xia with computer assisted drafting for both Tess' designs as well as Bruce's.  The patterns are created and fabrics selected. The gowns are then completed with meticulous detail averaging 6-7 months for completion.

Alterations

Alterations and bustle systems are provided by Tess & her husband Joe as a service to her Couture By Tess clients.  We also provide the use of hoops, petticoats and a beautiful selection of veils, tiara',s bidcages, etc., to complete the brides ensemble.  No extra charge, the bride returns the pieces after their wedding.

No Reproductions Allowed

In keeping true to the nature of a couture line, we do not create reproductions of any kind. Please do NOT  bring a photo of a design you want us to copy to your Couture By Tess private appointment. We will have a beautiful selection in our designer label catalog from which you may choose your wedding dress.

Say Hello

Get Social

Stay up-to-date on all things new and fabulous by following Couture by Tess on social media.  Find us on Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest and be sure to give us a shout out!

#couturebytessbridal

We would love to see you wearing your Couture by Tess gown!  Post your pic to social media and hashtag #couturebytess & #couturebytessbridal to be featured on our blog. Or you may email pr@couturebytessbridal.com

Shop Online

You can now shop for Couture by Tess online. Brides can visit our Shop where they will find just a few of the latest bridal fashions by Couture by Tess. We are happy to assist you with your order or schedule your appointment to view an in-depth selection (retail $1,149 - $9,800)

Real Weddings

Check out real Couture by Tess brides on our blog and see what's new in wedding dresses in Memphis, TN USA.  If you are a Couture by Tess bride and would like your wedding featured, please email PR@CoutureByTess.com.


The Designer

Tess has always had an affinity for luxury, couture apparel, and began designing as far back as 1981 during my pageant experiences. Over the years she followed the wedding industry, and yet found many of the wedding dress designs offered in the U.S. fell flat on originality compared to the European and middle eastern designers.  In 2013, she started her own bridal boutique drafting designs.  In 2014, she registered as a separate LLC with the State of Tennessee and the IRS. Tess decided to create her own label and partner with Master Designer Bruce Xia of Bruce Xia Couture.   Together their creativity creates romantic & traditional designs with a little bit of glam thrown in for good measure

Get in Touch

There are many ways to contact Couture by Tess Bridal.  HOWEVER, to book a private couture consultation to view designs & try on wedding dresses, please CALL our toll free number at 844-WED-GOWN or 844-933-4696.  Select option #1

We look forward to hearing from you!

Couture by Tess Bridal

12420 Fox Lair Drive, Collierville, TN 38017, US

(844) 933-4696 or (844) WED-GOWN

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