TERMS & CONDITIONS
SIZING AND ORDERING
Made to Order - Laure de Sagazan/Donatelle Godart
If your wedding is more than 12 weeks away, you are a Standard Made-to-Order bride. Your dress will be handmade especially for you in Laure de Sagazan’s Paris atelier to your size range. Your measurements will determine the sizing and proportions that best suit you.
Made to Order - COURTE COLLECTION
If your wedding or event is within 6-8 weeks of ordering, you are a Standard Made-to-Order bride. Your dress will be handmade especially for you in Melbourne to your size selection. Your measurements will determine the size and proportions that best suit you. Please make sure you are equal to or LESS THAN the measurements supplied below. Our styles are cut on the small side, so if you are broad-shouldered or even a couple of centimetres larger you must go a size up.
Rush Order - Laure de Sagazan/Donatelle Godart
If your wedding is less than 8 weeks away, we will need to organise a RUSH order for you. We may be able to enquire about a dress in stock or for a fee; a faster production than usual. Your dress will still be handmade especially for you in Laure de Sagazan’s Paris atelier to your size range. Your measurements will determine the sizing that best suit you. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call direct +61(0)36110765 to get your order arranged right away.
Rush Order - COURTE COLLECTION
If your wedding is less than 6 weeks away, we will need to organise a RUSH order for you. Your dress will still be handmade especially for you in Melbourne to your size selection. Your measurements will determine the sizing that best suit you. Please email email@example.com or call direct +61(0)36110765 to get your order arranged right away.
With a career in personal shopping and styling, Anastasia is here to help you every step of the way! You can get in touch at any time at firstname.lastname@example.org . Once you have ordered your dress , Anastasia will get in touch with you to confirm your size and other details – including your measurements and shipping details – all the way through until the delivery of your dress.
Where to Buy
The only place to order the one-of-a-kind Laure de Sagazan CIVILE or Donatelle Godart collections is here on the e-boutique.
Email for Assistance
Email Anastasia direct with any questions you have regarding size, fit and styling. I am here to help you every step of the way! Email: email@example.com
Let’s chat! If you are seeking an instant answer, you can use the Live Chat function on the bottom right hand corner of the screen. You should mostly receive an answer instantly.
Taking Your Measurements
BUST – Around the fullest part of your bust, across the nipple.
UNDERBUST – Measure directly under the bust, where bra bone would sit. WAIST – Around the smallest part of your waistline.
WAIST – The smallest part of your torso, just above your belly button.
HIP – Around the fullest part of your bottom.
WAIST TO FLOOR – From smallest part of your waist to the floor.
BICEP – Measure the fullest part of your upper arm.
Size Chart - LAURE DE SAGAZAN Civile Collection
Size Chart- COURTE COLLECTION Designs
Please make sure you are equal to or LESS THAN the measurements supplied below. Our styles are cut on the small side, so if you are broad-shouldered or even a couple of centimetres larger you must go a size up.
SHIPPING & DELIVERY
1. You’ve Found ‘The One’
Order your dress via our e-boutique – the only place where you can purchase an authentic Laure de Sagazan CIVILE dress.
2. Welcome to SPECIAL!
It’s official; You’re going to be a Carte Blanche Bride! Anastasia will be in touch within 48 hours to confirm your measurements and wedding details. I am here to help you every step of the way!
3. Complete The Look
It’s time to complete your look! You can explore the complementary French designed and made accessories online, or ask Anastasia for some style assistance.
4. Handmade in the Heart of Paris
Oui, oui, now the magic happens! Your Laure de Sagazan or Donatelle Godart dress will be handmade in the heart of Paris with well over 100 years' combined couture experience.
5. You’re on your way!
Anastasia will be in touch to confirm your delivery address. If it changes in the meantime, please get in touch ASAP so there is no mix up! Send any change requests to firstname.lastname@example.org
6. Packed & Ready
The most exciting package you’ll ever receive! Your Parcel will be dispatched via Australia Post Express, Platinum Service. We deliver to Australia and New Zealand brides! If you are located elsewhere don’t hesitate to get in touch with email@example.com
10. Shipping of Your Order
You will receive tracking information from Anastasia so you can track your precious package.
Shipping Australia- and New Zealand-Wide: If you are located within Australia and New Zealand, your gown will be sent via Australia Express Post Platinum Service which takes between 1-3 business days to arrive. You will receive tracking information so you can track your precious package.
International Shipping (Outside of Australia)
We offer worldwide delivery – you must e-mail us direct for approval and information on how to order. All international orders are sent via DHL Express or TNT International, which takes between 3 -7 business days to arrive. Our Dispatch team will send you tracking information so you can track your precious package.
General Shipping Info
The delivery times provided by this Website are estimates only however, all orders require a minimum of 16 weeks to manufacture and deliver. Carte Blanche Bride will not be held accountable for late deliveries or loss or damage relating to late deliveries.
TAXES, DUTIES AND CUSTOMS CHARGES
Shipping within Australia: When shipping within Australia, all prices are in Australian dollars and are inclusive of Goods and Services Tax (GST).
All charges must be paid by the customer to ensure your order is released by customs, failure to do so may cause your delivery to be abandoned. We will not be held responsible for any loss or damage caused by the abandonment of your delivery.
We will not be held responsible for any loss or damage caused by the abandonment of your delivery.
SHIPPING TO THE REST OF THE WORLD
Orders placed to be shipped to any other Country not listed above are priced in Australian Dollars and are delivered on a Delivery Duties Unpaid (DDU) basis. As these orders are shipped DDU you may be charged duties and taxes by your local customs authority. Duties and taxes are calculated based on what item was ordered, the value and the destination of that order. We are unable to estimate what these charges will be as they are levied by your local customs authority and vary from Country to Country. All charges must be paid by the customer to ensure your order is released by customs, failure to do so may cause your delivery to be abandoned. We will not be held responsible for any loss or damage caused by the abandonment of your delivery.
If you have any questions about shipping you can phone direct on +61(0)36111 0765 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
To determine your shipping costs simply add your products to the cart, continue to the checkout to use our handy shipping calculator.
Top Tier Customer Service | Handmade in Paris, France | No Mass Production | Made-to-Order Production
Ethical Business & Manufacturing
At Carte Blanche Bride, there is no such thing as success without happy customers and quality product and service. This is as the business own, I am committed to continuing the stellar reputation that Carte Blanche Bride has, and when dealing with so many brides each year – this is crucial.
From the beginning I have placed just as much importance on customer experience and customer service as I have to the product itself. Carte Blanche Bride is completely invested in how each woman feels when from phone and e-mail interactions to your showroom appointments. The level of passion and dedication is what drives Carte Blanche Bride.
Every product is handmade and finished in France, ensuring exceptional finish and quality. All Carte Blanche designers are committed to being at the forefront of lace and fabric design and manufacturing. The cutters, seamstresses and design and production teams have exceptional experience and skill, particularly with their unique garment construction and luxury delicate fabrics.
Carte Blanche Bride does not believe in mass production. Each gown is made to order and even the CIVILE collection is produced on demand. I aim to minimise and reduce waste and environmental impact as much as possible, this includes offsetting all local and international shipping for carbon impact.
RETURNS & EXCHANGES
Online Jewellery & Accessories Order
Items must be returned unworn, undamaged and unused, with all tags attached and the original packaging included.
Accessories must be returned with the original branded boxes and dust bags, where provided, and placed inside protective packaging shipping.
Jewellery must be returned in the same condition it arrived in, including all branded packaging and documents provided with it.
Please take care when trying on your purchases and return them in the same condition you received them. Any returns that do not meet our policy will not be accepted.
Returns Process: You have 5 days from the date you received your order to return. E-mail email@example.com to request returns permission.
It is recommended that you organise your return as soon as you know it’s not quite right for you.
Standard Made to Order Dresses + CIVILE Collection
As your dress is made especially for you to your dress size range, Carte Blanche Bride is unable to offer returns or exchanges unless in the event of a genuine manufacturing fault. All items undergo high-grade professional quality control to ensure fabrics and manufacturing are of the highest standard. It is highly recommended you try your dress on as soon as you receive it. In the unlikely circumstance your dress does not fit you, you must contact firstname.lastname@example.org within 3 days of receiving your order. If you have lost or gained weight, we recommend contacting Anastasia direct for guidance and an advice to provide to your preferred local seamstress.
If for any reason there is a manufacturing fault, postage will be covered by Carte Blanche Bride. You will need to provide updated measurements and images for our production team before the dress is returned. Any dresses being returned to Carte Blanche Bride must be returned in the original packaging. If you wish to cancel your order before locking-in your measurements, a cancellation fee will be applicable. The cancellation fee $300 covers the cost of administration, fabric allocation, pre-production and pattern preparation associated with your order. Once your measurements are locked-in, you will be unable to cancel you order as the gown will have gone immediately into production.
Rush Order Dresses + CIVILE Collection
As your wedding date is sooner than the standard time frame it takes to produce a Made-to-Order gown, we are unable to offer returns or exchanges on Priority Made-to-Order bridal items. We do not take responsibility for any adjustments or alterations needed to be made on your gown (unless it is a genuine manufacturing fault). Once your measurements are locked-in, you will be unable to cancel you order as the gown will have gone immediately into production. You will not be subject to any refund.
If you need to cancel your order in extreme circumstances, you can only do so providing your gown hasn’t begun production. There is a cancellation fee $300AUD to cover the cost of administration, lace allocation, pre-production and pattern preparation associated with your order. You must contact email@example.com to discuss the circumstances surrounding the cancellation well in advance of your production date.
If you have any concerns upon receiving your gown, please contact After Sales firstname.lastname@example.org within 3 days of receiving your gown and our team will assess your unique situation. Unfortunately, if your measurements change from what you confirmed with at your lock in date, you are responsible for any alteration fees incurred. Carte Blanche Bride is more than happy to offer advice to take to your seamstress. In the unlikely event of a manufacturing fault, please contact Carte Blanche Bride direct at email@example.com . Upon assessment from our team, if a manufacturing fault is found, all costs will be paid by Carte Blanche Bride including shipping. If you decide not to send your dress back to Carte Blanche Bride for any reason, Carte Blanche Bride will no longer be liable.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
ORDER ACCEPTANCE POLICY
Your receipt of an electronic or other form of order confirmation does not signify our acceptance of your order, nor does it constitute confirmation of our offer to sell. Carte Blanche Bride reserves the right at any time after receipt of your order to accept or decline your order for any reason. Your items purchased are for personal use only and cannot be used for a commercial purpose. Upon cancellation of an order we will make all reasonable attempts to contact you using the details provided. All received monies will be refunded using the method received.
Carte Blanche Bride, including our directors, partners, shareholders, employees and other third parties associated with running this Website is not liable to the maximum extent permitted by law to you or anyone else for any loss of income, profit, contracts, goodwill or financial loss or damage without limitation suffered as a result of negligence or otherwise arising in connection with use of this Website or the products sold on it.
Prices are subject to change without notice. There may be duties and taxes added to your package by the destination country. You will be responsible for these upon delivery and are not included in your order total. All countries purchasing will be charged in AUD.
Please keep in mind we are an Australian based business and upon ordering you may be charged an international transaction fee. This is enforced by your bank and we don’t have any control over this fee. It is best to contact your bank if you have any queries.
Our payment gateway currently accepts VISA, Mastercard, American Express, PayPal and AfterPay.
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