COVID INFORMATION:  Hem and Veil is currently open by appointment only with a limit of one guest accompanying the Bride. For extra safety Hem and Veil asks to please wear face coverings in the shop. Extra cleaning procedures have been put into place to keep everyone safe and healthy. Please call with any other questions

Hem and Veil is an intimate bridal shop offering  alterations in Portland, Maine. 

We specialize in bridal and women’s formal wear. We also offer creative options for reinventing vintage and heirloom dresses into new pieces, expertly tailored for any occasion.

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Consignment Bridal


We sell your gently worn and clean bridal gowns. We accept vintage and ready to wear modern gowns. The Consignor will receive 40% of the selling price once the dress has sold. Price is set by Hem and Veil and is based on style and designer. We also accept dresses for reinvention, these can be any style and in any condition and are accepted as donation to be saved and let back into the world. Please contact us with any questions about your dress.

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We specialize in wedding gown and women’s formal wear alterations.

We also offer reinventions- turn an heirloom or vintage dress into your gown through the creative process of reinvention!

* Please bring your special event shoes, as well as any undergarments you plan on wearing, to ensure the perfect fit.






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Get in touch with us to talk about your project! Please call 207-773-1500.