Covid-19

At the Bridal Studio, taking care of our brides is the top priority and Covid-19 has created some unique challenges for humanity and it has forced the world to adapt.

 

Bridal Studio is ready to respond to the changes required however, this is only possible with your support.

As this situation is forever developing, we suggest checking this page for changes the night before your appointment.

Traffic Light System - Protection Framework

Due to our business being "close-contact", we must operate in the traffic light system.

When arriving at the Palmerston North Studio, for attention please wave your hand in front of the buzzer until a green light flashes and we will greet you when able.
If we do not come to the door within a couple of minutes, please knock on the glass.

Each traffic light colour represents different restrictions in our Studios. Please ensure that you are looking at the correct colour for the correct area.

Red
Face coverings must be worn at all times.
We will follow any Public Health requirements given at the time.

Guest Limits

- Palmerston North, 2 guests per bride.

- Napier,  3-4 guests per bride.

- We will be offering video calls for those who are not able to join in at the time of consultation.
Note: Palmerston North Studio offers more services than Napier hence the differing number restrictions.

Physical Distancing
- Your entourage will be asked to remain seated during appointments.

- This is to allow us space to work.


Bridesmaid Consultations

- Palmerston North - If your group exceeds 4, you must let us know in advance.
- Napier -
If your group exceeds 4, you must let us know in advance.

Browsing the Studio
- Unfortunately, walk-ins and browsing is not achievable.

- Access to Bridal Studio will be through booked appointments only.

 

Orange

Face coverings must be worn at all times.
We will follow any Public Health requirements given at the time.


Guest Limits

- Palmerston North, 3 guests per bride.

- Napier,  3-4 guests per bride.

- We will still be offering video calls for those who are not able to join in at the time of consultation.

Note: Palmerston North Studio offers more services than Napier hence the differing number restrictions.

Physical Distancing
- Your entourage will be asked to remain seated during appointments.

- This is to allow us space to work.

Browsing
- Unfortunately walk-ins and browsing is not achievable.

- Access to Bridal Studio will be through booked appointments only.


Green
Due to the nature of the intimate service we offer, we are not able to social distance and therefore Green will be treated the same as Orange.


Face coverings must be worn at all times.
We will follow any Public Health requirements given at the time.


Guest Limits

- up to 4 per bride, both Studios.
- We will still be offering video calls for those who are not able to join in at the time of consultation.

 

Physical Distancing
- As per guidelines from the NZ government

Browsing
- To be assessed when in Green.

Important General information

​Bridal Studio will continue the following hygiene practices regardless of traffic light colour:

- Frequent hand washing and sanitising
- Frequent cleaning of all touched areas
- Physical distancing
- Staying at home if sick



Please be kind to our team, remember they have not set the rules. Bullying or intimidation towards Bridal Studio staff will not be tolerated. If anyone is found to be acting in this manner, they will be asked to leave regardless of appointment type. This could result in Bridal Studio not completing the scheduled service which may include alterations.

- Please Stay At Home! If you or any of your guests have been unwell or are unwell, please reschedule your appointments.

Alert Level System

The following applies to Bridal Studio appointments in the Alert Level System.

​To protect everyone’s well-being, our team has implemented the following hygiene practices throughout all levels:
 

- Frequent hand washing and sanitising
- Frequent cleaning of all touched areas
- Physical distancing
- Staying at home if sick

Level 1 - Open

​​​Level 2 - Open with Restrictions

- Bridal Consultations - please only bring 2 guests
 

- Bridesmaid Consultations - if your group exceeds 3, you must let us know in advance.

- To maintain physical distancing and allow us space to work, we will ask your entourage to remain seated during appointments

 

- When arriving at the Studio, please wave your hand in front of the buzzer for attention. We will greet you when able

- We will ask you to scan in for contact tracing purposes

 

- All who enter the Studio must wear a mask, as will the staff
 

- We recommend hand sanitation upon entering and leaving the Studio
 

Please Stay At Home - If you or any of your guests have been unwell or are unwell, please reschedule your appointments.

There may be another bride and her entourage in the Studio, so guest numbers, spacing and safety inside the Studio are paramount.

 

Level 3 and 4 - Closed

Bridal Studio appreciates your co-operation as we work together to stay safe.

Taking responsibility for you and your entourage’s health and behaviour during this troublesome time can help support everyone’s wellbeing.