Frequently Asked Questions



How long does Trish and her team need to create your perfect dress?

Bridal Gowns: We usually recommend to reach out to us around 6 to 8 months before your big day, nevertheless email the team and we will do our

very best to fit you in! 

Evening Gowns: We understand events may be just around the corner - we would say kindly let us know with 8 weeks notice so we can schedule

your fittings. Do let us know if your event is sooner than that, we will do our very best to assist.


How much do the Custom Wedding Gowns start from?

All our dresses are custom made to your measurements, you can select one of our current designs or we can custom design one with you.

Our prices vary, send us an email with what you are interested in and we will give you a quote //


How much do consultations cost?

Our consultations cost $60, however it deducted off your dress. Our goal is to provide a seamless & memorable experience for the brides who

deserve nothing less during the planning leading up to their big day. 

Therefore we invite you to have a taste of excellence through our complimentary consultations.



  • An hour long sit down session to discuss your inspiration behind your dream dress

  • Complimentary beverage on arrival

  • Trish Peng Goodiebag

  • Your Dress will be sketched for you

  • Show the extensive selection of European laces we stock and also try on gowns of your liking.

Email to book your appointment 


What is the process?

Once you confirm your dress we require a 60% deposit before we begin, from there we create a toile (mockup) of your dress in a different fabric

to ensure you are happy with the fit before we begin the real dress in your chosen fabric.

We have around 3 to 5 fittings with you leading up to your big day.


Who sources the fabric? 

Trish and her team will source all your fabric, they source luxurious fabrics from all around the world, mainly European silks and laces.

If you choose a hand beaded piece, we will hand bead the design to your measurements.

We have an atelier in Auckland & Los Angeles, with each gown depending on where you are located in the world are hand crafted at each

workroom with a close team of couturiers , with at least 20-30 years experience. 



Where is the showroom located?


Auckland Showroom:

As we love to have a personal relationship with each and individual bride, our showroom is by appointment only.

111 St Andrews Rd
Epsom 1023

LA Showroom:

Panache Bridal Beverly Hills
9740 Wilshire Blvd,
Beverly Hills 90212


What should I bring to my appointment?

Bring pictures of dresses you’ve seen on our website, in magazines, or that you’ve tried on elsewhere.

You are also welcome to bring your own heels, nude underwear is preferable and wear light makeup. 

Kindly no fake tan :)


What size are your samples?

Our sample size's vary from NZ size 8 through to 14 (US 4 to 10). However we do have a size range in the most popular silhouettes in a plain fabric,

to give you an idea of the shape. From there we build on top with your choice of fabrics. 


When should I order my veil and/or headpiece?

We custom make each veil with most beautiful soft tulle. We recommend 3-4 months lead-time, always great to try the veil on when your gown is

almost completed to see the full effect.  


Do you ship worldwide?

Yes we absolutely do! Tell us where you are and we can provide you with estimated shipping costs