If your wedding date is less than 5 months (or 150 days) away, start here...
The process for booking your wedding is slightly different for weddings that are less than 5 months away, as this is considered more of a last minute booking and details need to be settled quickly to guarantee availability. Since most wedding vendors book 6-12 months in advance, now is important to get your date reserved so you don't miss out. Pricing is also subject to change without notice, so locking in the current rates is highly advised!
STEP ONE: Request Your Date
After reviewing the pricing listed on the Investments page here, your first step is to make sure I'm still available for your date. Between being featured on numerous wedding blogs and assisting top artists during Bridal Fashion week in NYC, demand for my services has continued to grow for 2020 dates and beyond. Typically, my dates for the year are completely booked by the end of June of that year. Spring (March through May) is typically full by Christmastime. The availability of assisting artists to accommodate large groups is also limited within the 5 months before a wedding date, so please keep that in mind.
It may seem a bit crazy, but just as with any other wedding vendor, beauty services are often secured 6-12 months in advance. It's never too early to contact me to get the ball rolling.
STEP TWO: Schedule Your Trial
After reviewing my pricing, checking out my portfolio, and reading my reviews, you've decided I'm the artist for you. Awesome! And, I'm available for your wedding date. Great! Now what happens?
You're next step is to schedule a TRIAL within the next 14 days. Dates are not held without a signed contract and deposit, and to make sure that we are a good fit both aesthetically as well as on a personal level, I do require all brides to meet with me for a trial run of their wedding day look to ensure we are good fit before signing a contract. I do book on a first come, first serve basis, so it's advised to book the trial run within the 14 day quote window. The longer you wait to book the trial, the higher the likelihood another bride will also request your date.
At the trial, we'll set aside between 1-3 hours (depending on whether or not you want both hair and makeup) to go over all your details for the wedding day. We'll set a schedule, determine your exact look, take tons of photos, get to know each other better, and in general have a fabulous time in my studio. Once we're done, I'll fill in those details on your contract, we both sign, and a 50% deposit is due to secure your date.
STEP THREE: SIGN A CONTRACT AND PAY THE DEPOSIT
The last step is to finalize all your details with a contract so that the rest of your wedding countdown is smooth sailing!
A headcount is due along with a timeline for when the services need to be completed. Please make sure to speak to your photographer prior to your trial so that you know what time they will need you ready by. A 50% deposit of the committed number of services is due with the contract signing, and the remaining balance will be due ten days before the wedding date to allow for last minute add-on's. Please keep in mind that an assisting artist may be required for large groups and that an assisting artist may not be available last minute for add on services. Also, add on services after contracting are billed at a higher rate, so to avoid extra fees it's best to have a firm commitment from your bridal party as soon as possible. Your wedding date will be held for a maximum of 48 hours after your trial run to allow time for you to review, sign, and pay your contract and deposit. After signing, your date is now firmly booked on my calendar and closed to other bookings.
Ready to get started? I'm so excited to hear from you! Click here to fill out my inquiry form, and I'll get back to you ASAP with an interactive pricing brochure so you can let me know all of your needs and you can see the costs right upfront.