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Hello gorgeous! Welcome to Bridal Beginning! Our elite bridal boutique has been catering to Pittsburgh brides for over 38 years. A Bridal Beginning bride is traditional; yet breaks the barrier of tradition. She is sexy, edgy, yet sophisticated. Think boho, effortless, elegant, super girly, somewhat conservative, modestly seductive, seriously romantic and most of all, unforgettable. At Bridal Beginning, we proudly offer a wide range of wedding gowns from the most sought after designers both nationally and internationally including Berta, Ines di Santo, Hayley Paige, Jane Hill, CHOSEN by One Day, Elysee by Enzoani, Rose + Williams, Lazaro, Martina Liana, Justin Alexander, Watters, and more! Our experienced bridal consultants take pride in providing an experience you will remember and will make you feel celebrated and at ease while they find a dress you love. Make an appointment with us today! We cannot wait for YOU to be a #BridalBeginningBride!

Frequently Asked Questions

What are your price ranges for full-priced wedding gowns?

$2,500 - $3,999
$4,000 - $6,499
$6,500 - $7,999
$8,000+

Who do you provide services for?

Bride
Bridesmaids

Which of the following services do you provide?

Appointments Only
Trunk Shows

Which of the following items do you offer?

Bridal Belts
Hair Accessories
Jewelry
Sample Gowns
Veils

What is the average turnaround time for a bridal gown?

6-8 months
9-11 months

How often do you receive new bridal gowns?

Weekly

What is your return policy?

Final Sales
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4.3 out of 5 rating
WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2023 Winner
222 Reviews
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85% Recommended by couples

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Paige H. Getting married on 06/22/2024
5 out of 5 rating

Beautiful wedding dress & supportive consultant

I had an amazing experience at Bridal Beginning! Sara helped me find the perfect Watters dress for my wedding. It was a style I hadn't expected to choose, but she skillfully pulled a variety of dresses to help me figure out which elements I liked best and we ended up with the perfect dress (and veil). I absolutely recommend Bridal Beginning for your wedding dress shopping!
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Alyssa Getting married on 04/20/2024
5 out of 5 rating

Destination Boutique

I cannot say enough good things about the Bridal Beginnings experience and specifically my consultant, Kristen. This is a boutique worthy of the travel if out of town. I am from Pittsburgh but living in New York and went all around both cities trying on dresses. I went to 11 appointments over 5 months and tried on at least 100 dresses, including 2 appointments at the infamous Kleinfelds. Let me tell you, these appointments didn鈥檛 hold a CANDLE to Bridal Beginnings. It鈥檚 a better experience, better dress selection, and provides a more personalized experience. On top of that, the consultants are world class. Kristen was so informative, would point out design elements to help me make a decision, perfectly translated my (terribly described) vision and somehow made it come to life in a one of a kind dress. I truly would not have been able to make a decision without Kristen. On top of that, she also helped my sister who is also engaged find her dress, and somehow made us both feel so beautiful and so special through our experiences. She navigated a tricky situation with professionalism and grace. 100000/100. Would highly recommend. Thank you Kristen and BB!! 鉂わ笍
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Linnea H. Married on 07/22/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Wonderful Experience!

Marisa, and Bridal Beginning, provided the absolute best experience for finding my wedding dress. From the minute I walked in Marisa was energetic, welcoming, and immediately found me my dream dress. She made the buying process easy and stress free, and was even able to help me decide on the perfect veil to go with my dress. Highly recommend Bridal Beginning to any bride!
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WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2023 Winner
WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2022 Winner

Real Weddings

Alanna & Anthony
24 photos 路 10/21/2022
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99 photos 路 09/16/2022
Kenzie & Nic
26 photos 路 08/21/2020
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18 photos 路 12/07/2019
Daniela & Alex
18 photos 路 08/24/2019
Taylor & Robert
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Professional Network & Endorsements

1 Endorsement
Lokmer Photography Inc. Lokmer Photography Inc. Wedding Photographers

A number of our wedding customers have used Bridal Beginnings for their gorgeous gowns, bridesmaid dresses, etc. We have heard nothing but superlatives concerning the wide selection of prestigious gowns from Europe, New York and throughout the USA from top rated designers. We have met the experienced wedding consultants and staff and were highly impressed with the priority to their customers, the beautiful quality of the dresses and the in store experience for that special bride, etc. Our studio highly recommends Bridal Beginnings for their luxurious dresses and personal care they offer to the clientele. -John Lokmer - Lokmer Photography Inc.

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