Coutures by Laura

Austin, Texas On Etsy since 2012

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Coutures by Laura

Austin, Texas | 773 Sales

CouturesbyLaura is taking a short break


Note from shop owner Due to a higher demand in our local boutique, we are taking a temporary break from our online shop. We will be returning with new creations. If you live in the Austin, Texas area, please come by to visit our storefront.

If you've placed an order and need to correspond with me, you can contact me via email at: couturesbylaura [!at]

Note from shop owner

Last updated on Oct 16, 2019

Due to a higher demand in our local boutique, we are taking a temporary break from our online shop. We will be returning with new creations. If you live in the Austin, Texas area, please come by to visit our storefront.

If you've placed an order and need to correspond with me, you can contact me via email at: couturesbylaura [!at]

Laura Gonzalez

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About CouturesbyLaura

Sales 773
On Etsy since 2012

A touch of distinction and elegance in every detail.

For over 40 years, Laura has been creating and designing attire of all kinds. She was taught the art of designing, creating and sewing as a very young girl. "I strongly believe that this passion for sewing, designing and creating is in my genes." Her first creation was her own wedding gown and she hasn't stopped since!

Quality is the most important element of our creations. We seek out fabric merchants who provide only the finest in fibers and textures in the fabrics they sell. We prefer to use silk and cotton. These two fibers show the quality and finesse of a given garment and endure throughout the ages while remaining elegant for the life of the garment.

Our business, products and services represent Laura, so we want to make sure that every creation truly reflects her sense of style and lives up to every wish and aspiration of the person ordering the gown or outfit.

Timeless, elegant, distinctive, exquisite, one-of-a-kind, original and of the utmost quality -- that's the true embodiment of what we do at Coutures by Laura.

Shop members

  • Laura Gonzalez

    Owner, Designer, Haute Couturiere

    Creative, intuitive, perceptive, hard-working, devoted, honest and passionate about leaving a legacy for future generations of my family.

  • Laura Gomez

    Customer Relations, Listings Manager

Shop policies

Last updated on April 13, 2016
~~~Thank you for visiting Coutures by Laura and for considering our listings! ~~~

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If you are in Austin, Texas or the surrounding area, we invite you to visit our boutique:

Coutures by Laura
5416 Parkcrest Dr, Suite 200
Austin, Texas 78731
United States of America
couturesbylaura [!at]

It is a privilege to have the opportunity to serve you, we are so grateful for your consideration and hopefully your business!

Accepted payment methods

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Accepts Etsy Gift Cards and Etsy Credits
Returns and exchanges
We can truly relate on how hard it can be to shop on-line for such important items! We too struggle with those kind of decisions when we purchase on-line from some of our suppliers.

However, since all pieces are handcrafted to order and due to the special occasion nature of our items:

~~~ALL SALES ARE FINAL -- no refunds, no exchanges, no returns ~~~

Please kindly be aware that we are unable to issue cancellations once an order has been placed.

We are more than happy to answer any questions or provide additional information in order for you to make the correct choice when ordering.
Taxes are applied to order shipped within the state of Texas.

Payment in full is due when an order is placed. Production doesn't start until your full payment has been processed.

Please consult the listing details for shipping time frames as they vary and depend on whether an item is ready to ship or is made to order.

Rush order available on some listings for an additional fee.

** NO alterations nor modification can be made to the order once the order is placed. If you have any questions or details to address, then please contact me PRIOR to purchasing.

Thanks for understanding!
Effective April 8, 2013, our listings are now available internationally on a case-by-case basis. Convo me with your country of origin and we can discuss shipping options and/or issues.

Shipping and handling charges apply to both domestic and international sales. Those charges vary per order. We ship via USPS Priority or Express Mail unless other arrangements are made with us prior to purchasing.

*** NO alterations nor modifications made to the purchased item after it is shipped.
Additional policies and FAQs
Due to the high volume of orders and inquiries at this time, we are unable to accept custom design requests nor design modifications to our listings.

** Size customization may be possible on some listings for an additional fee. Please send us a conversation for details on how we handle size customizations and what the associated fee is. **

Rush orders are taken on a case by case basis and will have an additional fee. The minimum charge on rush orders is $25, but the charge can be higher depending on the requested time frame and on the labor and details of the garment or item ordered. Convo me with the time frame you are needing it by and I can let you know if I can accommodate the rush order and the associated fee.

Since we use silk fabrics on many of our creations, please note that silk and silk shantung have a textured effect produced by the silk yarn. Slubs and variations in textures occur during the weaving process due to the irregular nature of natural silk yarns. These are not defects, it is characteristic of natural fibers and of hand crafted fabrics, like silk and silk shantung. These inherent fabric traits make the fabric more susceptible to snags since the surfaces aren't completely smooth. Additionally, in some silk fabric lots we receive, there may be a darker thread or two that might be woven into the fabric. Again, this a natural occurrence in the weaving process with natural fibers.

Also, there is only a slight color difference between white, off-white and ivory silk shantung. The color difference is only discernible when comparing the fabrics side by side. Since silk shantung is a natural fiber, the fabric lots we receive and use for our creations may have a slight color variation. Silk shantung fabric swatches are available at no additional cost prior to purchasing.

Additionally, we have 2-3 people inspect each item we ship to ensure all is just as listed and ordered. We are especially mindful of inspecting the garments we make with silk fabrics to make sure there is nothing out of the normal range of silk fabric texture variations (as described above) and that there are no snags nor stains on the garment prior to shipping. Dry cleaning only recommended with silk fabrics.

Our goal is your complete satisfaction and the honor of your return business and referrals.

~~~Your feedback is totally welcome and appreciated!~~~