Kathryn's Bridal

3807 W. Elm Street (Rt. 120), McHenry, IL 60050 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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About Kathryn's Bridal


Meet Kathryn’s Bridal!

Small town charm with big town designers!


Kathryn’s will delight you with their extensive collection of gowns. From Bridal, Mother’s of the Wedding and Bridesmaids to Evening and Prom – Kathryn’s Bridal has all your special occasion needs covered!

After an extensive career in fashion retail in the Chicagoland area, Kathryn decided to take her love for all things bridal and create the ultimate wedding shopping experience for brides. Her boutique is a stately historic home transformed into an elegant bridal utopia. The gorgeous curated collection of chic gowns along with the loving and knowledgeable staff makes finding your dream dress a truly memorable experience. It is Kathryn’s belief that shopping for your wedding gown should be an intimate and memorable experience, one that is everything you’ve dreamed of - delighting through the process. Styling brides and creating custom looks is her passion; there is no greater joy for her!

With a reputation built on excellence and exceeding expectations, each member of our team is skilled in the art of styling and all the knowledge that goes along with that. Our passion for all things wedding is what has led up to being inducted into The Knot Hall of Fame and being awarded the WeddingWire couples choice designation year after year. Enjoy an exceptional full-service experience including in-house professional seamstresses, custom invitations and tuxedo rentals in a locally owned small business.

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319 Reviews for Kathryn's Bridal

Recommended by 96% of couples


4.8 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 4.8
  • Professionalism 4.8
  • Flexibility 4.7
  • Value 4.8
  • Average response time 4.8

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    Maggie A. · Getting married on 10/02/2021

    5.0
    • Quality of service:
      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    One Stop Shop!

    I recommend 1000 % this bride shop! They have a large selection of dresses that are affordable. I loved working with Tammy and Kathryn; super knowledgeable, fun, and patient.

    Sent on 08/27/2019

    Kathryn's Bridal's reply:

    Dear Maggie,
    Thank you for taking the time to review us. We're so excited to be a part of your joy!
    Warmly,
    Kathryn
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    Kristen L. · Getting married on 09/25/2021

    5.0
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      5.0
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    All the dresses fit my description

    Christina listened to everything a described and picked out great dresses for me to try. All of them fit the description I wanted perfectly! It made it easy to say yes to dress number two!

    Sent on 10/02/2020

    Kathryn's Bridal's reply:

    Hi Kristen, We appreciate your sweet words of support! We love what we do and we're so happy you enjoyed working with us.
    xox, Kathryn

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WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2021 Winner
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Kathryn's Bridal FAQ

  • What are your price ranges for full-priced wedding gowns?
    $1,000 - $2,499
    $2,500 - $3,999
    $4,000 - $6,499
  • What are your price ranges for full-priced suits and tuxedos?
    Under $200
    $200 - $499
  • What are your price ranges for suit and tuxedo rentals?
    $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
    Preservation
    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
    Tuxedo Rentals
    Tuxedos
    Undergarments
    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

3 Wedding Deals & Discounts

  • Kathryn's Bridal 1
    Free Invitation Proof for all our Brides!
    When you are a Kathryn's Bride, you will receive a free proof for your wedding invitations, ask a consultant for details.
  • Kathryn's Bridal 2
    10% Bridesmaid Group Savings

    If you purchased your bridal gown here at Kathryn's, your bridesmaids can receive a 10% group discount!

  • Kathryn's Bridal 3
    Groom's Tux is Free!

    With 5 or more paid complete tuxedo rentals, Groom's tux is free.

3 Events

  • Mar Fri

    Enzoani Blue Trunk Show

    Request Information
    • When:
      Mar 12, 2021Mar 14, 2021 12:00 AM (1 day event)
    • Location:
      3807 W. Elm Street (Rt. 120), McHenry, Chicago Suburbs

    The Enzoani Blue Collection premiered to rave critical and consumer reviews, quickly catapulting the brand into prominence on the world bridal stage. The gowns combine traditional and modern design, sex appeal, superior fit and an uncompromising focus on quality of construction for the couture bride. Dramatic trains, curve-hugging silhouettes, subtle sparkles, and delicate beading are the details you’ll find. These wedding dresses were created for the luxury bride who wants to blend classic elegance with contemporary sexiness.

    Kathryn’s Bridal is hosting a Trunk Show of the newly released 2021 Enzoani Blue Collection the weekend of March 12,13 and 14, 2021. Appointments are required, so call 815.385.7330 to schedule yours. Special savings will be offered to brides who say YES to Enzoani Blue during this event.

    Kathryn’s Bridal

    3807 West Elm Street, McHenry, IL 60050

    815.385.7330

  • Mar Fri

    Sottero and Midgley Trunk Show Event

    Request Information
    • When:
      Mar 19, 2021Mar 21, 2021 12:00 AM (2 days event)
    • Location:
      3807 W. Elm Street (Rt. 120), McHenry, Chicago Suburbs

    Kathryn’s Bridal is hosting a Sottero and Midgley Trunk Show of the newly released Spring 2021 Collection the weekend of March 19, 20 & 21.

    Sottero and Midgley was born for the chic and statement-making bride. The 2021 collection is shimmer sophisticated, minimalist in excess, personalized with perspective, elegant and cool. There are royal styles to complement your regal fancy, pearly motifs for vintage charm, serpentine layers and ornate bodices to encourage your showiest sensibilities.

    Appointments are needed, so please call 815.385.7330 to schedule yours. A 10% savings will be offered to brides who say YES to Sottero & Midgley during this event.

    Request appointment online or call 815.385.7330

Professional Network & Endorsements

4 Endorsements

  • McHenry Country Club Country Club Weddings

    Wonderful, helpful staff! Gorgeous dresses (both wedding gowns and bridesmaids dresses) and a ton of beautiful accessories! Highly recommend!

  • Twisted Stem Floral Wedding Florists

    I always hear nothing but rave reviews when bride's use Kathryn's.

  • Invitation and Design Studio Wedding Dresses

    Fabulous selection of dresses! Amazing service!

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  • 3807 W. Elm Street (Rt. 120) McHenry, IL, 60050 See on map
    8153857330 (Phone number)
    8153857310 (Fax Number)
    Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 12-8 Friday and Saturday 10-5 Sunday 12-4 Monday Closed Bridal, Mothers, Invitations and Tuxedo by Appointment only Prom does not require appointments
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