Weddings

Bridal Connection

Ankeny, IA View map

About

Bridal Connection, "Home of the Amazing Bridal Experience"!


Congratulations on your recent engagement! We are thrilled to learn of your engagement and look forward to helping you find the "The most SELF EXPRESSIVE GARMENT you'll ever wear"!!


Bridal Connection is a true full service bridal salon in Ankeny. We offer the largest and finest selection of hand-crafted designer wedding gowns in this entire region as well as all formal wear attire!


Reserve your "Amazing Bridal Experience" today @ www.bridalconnectiondsm.com or call 515-964-5683


Were excited to meet you!


Bridal Connection

  • Veteran-owned
  • Woman-owned

Frequently Asked Questions

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

Under $500
$500 - $999
$1,000 - $2,499
$2,500 - $3,999

What are your price ranges for full-priced suits and tuxedos?

Under $200

What are your price ranges for suit and tuxedo rentals?

Under $100
$100 - $199
$200 - $299

How do you price dress alterations?

By Piece

Who do you provide services for?

Bride
Bridesmaids
Father of the Bride
Father of the Groom
Flower Girls
Groom
Groomsmen
Mother of the Bride
Mother of the Groom
Ring Bearers

Which of the following services do you provide?

Alterations
Appointments Only
Cleaning
Full Customization
Preservation
Rentals
Sample Sales
Trunk Shows

Which of the following items do you offer?

Bridal Belts
Bridal Gowns
Formal Gowns
Garters
Hair Accessories
Jewelry
Plus Size Gowns
Sample Gowns
Shoes
Tuxedo Rentals
Tuxedos
Undergarments
Veils

What is the average turnaround time for a bridal gown?

Less than 6 months
6-8 months

How often do you receive new bridal gowns?

Weekly

What is your return policy?

Final Sales

65 Reviews

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Recommended by 88% of couples
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  • Shelby
    Shelby Married on 09/19/2020
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    It was amazing! I only tried on 4 or 5 dresses and I found the perfect one.

    Perfect I wouldn’t have gone to anyone else! The dress I tried on that I really liked was to small so she went and got a different dress that she thought I would like that would fit and even before I tried it on I knew it was the one.
  • Logan
    Logan B. Married on 08/01/2020
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    Amazing experience

    Bridal connection in ankeny was more than helpful in our planning process. They got together everything we needed and were great with communicating back and forth with us.
  • Jacqueline
    Jacqueline P. Married on 05/17/2020
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    I cannot believe they pulled it off for me!!

    THIS DRESS ❤ Omg this dress.
    When we first got engaged I had no intentions of a big fancy expensive dress.
    But then my mom suggested we go try a few on and get ideas so we could order something online.
    So we made an appointment at @bridalconnectiondsm . We got there, Selena listened to what I wanted, and she picked out about 5 or 6 dresses. This was the first one I put on.
    The others were also gorgeous, but there was just something about this one.
    But I didn't want a big, fancy, expensive dress.... so I grabbed a friend and we went to something like 8 bridal shops around the Des Moines Metro and I tried on probably 40 dresses, and I honestly hated all of them.
    So our last stop of the day was back at Bridal Connection. I tried it on and she instantly started crying.
    So with the Express permission of my husband-to-be (sight unseen), I bought it.
    But there was a problem. It was a size 26. I was probably a size 18/20. So we did a lottttt of alterations. We were almost done with it when we canceled our first wedding so I picked it up, unfinished, and took it home to my moms house for the better part of a year and a half.
    Fast forward three more wedding dates, I called my new friend Celina (different one from before, same shop) and told her I needed to see if we could do anything about my dress.... but there was a catch. I had lost 60 more lbs.
    I could hear the panic in her voice a little. "Uhhh, yeah. We will absolutely try. But I just want to warn you, that is a LOT. It MIGHT NOT be possible"
    So after about a week of panicking, I went in and met with the seamstress and they got started on the dress again.
    FIVE more fitting appointments
    SIXTEEN more inches out of the waist
    Bra cups
    Hemming the bottom (which is a task in and of itself)
    Cinching the skirt sides
    Undoing and redoing the sleeves three times
    And a bustle later
    We have it.
    My seamstress CK worked her BUTT OFF to make sure this dress could happen for me. And Celina (who is seriously a new friend I made out of the deal) made sure it all could happen.
    This dress was an absolute dream come true. I'm not 100% how they made it happen for me but DANG 🔥🔥🔥 THEY DID SO GOOD!
    Size 26 dress to an estimated size 14. 🤯

Awards

  • 65
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2015 Winner

Deals

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Our Brides get GREAT deals!

$25 off each Bridesmaids dress and Free steaming

$50 off Tuxedo Rental plus FREE grooms tux with 5 paid tuxedos

$15 off Jewelry, Veil or Headpiece, Shoes

$15 off Flower girl dresses

Professional Network & Endorsements

1 Endorsement
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Wonderful service and ability to help clients with multiple services in one location. Great to work with, highly recommend contacting them.

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Map

708 N Ankeny Blvd Ankeny, IA, 50023
5159645683

Sunday 12-4 Monday, Thursday 11-7 Tuesday & Wednesday: Closed Friday 11-6 Saturday 9-6
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