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Based in Moulton, Texas, the Bridal Rail is one of Texas' longest-running bridal salons specializing in gowns and tuxedos for weddings and other occasions. Owner Janine Smajstrla and her team of consultants dedicate themselves to exceptional customer service. Their goal is to provide hometown hospitality and help their clients find affordable formalwear that fits their vision for their big day.

Services Offered

The Bridal Rail has a wide selection of wedding gown designers, including Morilee, Allure, Dave and Johnny, Lotus Threads, and Casablanca. Alterations are available so your look is fully customized to your size and vision. As a full-service shop, they offer preservation services so you can cherish your gown long after the big day is over. Additionally, they can help you source a look for your wedding party including moms, bridesmaids, and flower girls as well as other events, like proms and quinceañeras.

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  • Woman-owned

Frequently asked questions

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

$1,000 - $2,499

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

$200 - $499

What are your price ranges for suit and tuxedo rentals?

$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
Garters
Hair Accessories
Jewelry
Plus Size Gowns
Sample Gowns
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?

Monthly

What is your return policy?

Final Sales
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Reviews of The Bridal Rail

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Jessica S. Sent on 05/11/2024
5 out of 5 rating

Highly Recommend

This sweet bridal shop makes you feel right at home and offers a wide variety of beautiful dresses that makes saying YES just so much easier. So very thankful for the Bridal Rail and their team that took the stress of finding my perfect wedding dress away. The A+ service provided by this team was far superior to anywhere else. If you’re looking for your next dress, this IS the place to go!
Mary
Mary A. Sent on 02/01/2024
5 out of 5 rating

Gem of a bridal shop! Service & Price Exceptional

As one of the previous owners of The Bridal Rail, I am well aware of the superior service and products it offers. So when it came time for my son's wedding, there was no question as to where I was getting my mother's dress. Did I shop around? Absolutely, and I'm so glad I did because in doing so, it only confirmed what I already knew. I visited several nice shops but none came close. In working closely with Janine, she made it so easy to find the perfect Jovani gown, fitted to perfection by her amazing seamstress, Amber!
After shopping throughout Dallas, my daughter-in-law, Yaelis, also found her dream gown at The Bridal Rail, a beautiful Allure gown with matching cathedral veil. Yaelis wanted to customize her gown by adding bishop sleeves and Amber was so patient and attentive to her needs. The end result was pure perfection. She looked and felt so beautiful and received so many compliments.
Having been on the customer service end for years at The Bridal Rail, my expectations are high but I must say Janine and her staff exceeded my expectations. We were so cared for and I felt so blessed to be on the receiving end of The Bridal Rail's amazing service. If I could give one tip to someone shopping whether it be bridal, mothers, bridesmaid, flower girls, prom or tuxes - really they have it all! - I would say go to The Bridal Rail, they have been doing this for over 40 years for a reason, because they really are that good!
Christen
Christen S. Sent on 05/10/2024
5 out of 5 rating

Best Place Ever

The only place that I buy my special occasion dresses!
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Events

27 Jun
Trunk Show

Never before seen wedding dresses from Morilee's Fall 2024 Collection are here for four days only for you try on along with our own stock dresses. That means you get to say "Yes" to your dream dress before anyone else even sees it in store! Every bride who purchases a gown during the show
receives a special gift!

Date: From 06/27/2024 to 06/30/2024 Schedule 09:30 AM - 05:00 PM
Location: 102 South Lavaca Drive. P. O. Box 171, Moulton, TX
13 Jul
Other

𝐈𝐓’𝐒 𝐎𝐔𝐑 𝐁𝐈𝐆𝐆𝐄𝐒𝐓 𝐒𝐀𝐋𝐄 𝐎𝐅 𝐓𝐇𝐄 𝐘𝐄𝐀𝐑!

We’re once again participating in the National Bridal Sale Event happening July 13-20! EVERY GOWN in-store is on SALE! Whether you’re on a budget, working with a short timeline, or just want to get a great deal on the dress of your dreams, this is the perfect time to come see all of the beautiful sample gowns we’ll have on sale! Call 361-596-7772 or go to our website to request your appointment today! #NationalBridalSaleEvent

Date: From 07/13/2024 to 07/20/2024 Schedule 09:30 AM - 04:00 PM
Location: 102 South Lavaca Drive, Moulton, TX
04 Aug
Exposition

Come see us at the 2024 Hallettsville Bridal Expo! See the latest in bridal, prom, mothers, flower girls, bridesmaids, and tuxedos during the runway show and stop by to chat with
us at our booth!

Date: From 08/04/2024 to 08/04/2024 Schedule 01:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Location: 102 South Lavaca Drive. P. O. Box 171, Moulton, TX

Team

Janine Smajstrla
Janine Smajstrla
Owner

Hi there, I’m Janine! I'm from the small community of Hackberry, Texas and graduated from The University of Texas at Austin – Hook ‘Em! I have always been drawn to fashion, hard work, and love stories and grew up making pretend wedding invitations for all of my friends on Valentine’s Day and reading every wedding magazine I could get my hands on. I fell in love with the bridal industry in 2015 while completing my internship at The Bridal Rail and knew it was exactly where I belonged. In 2023, I made The Bridal Rail my own and it has been a dream ever since.

When I’m not making dress dreams come true, you can find me working for my family’s cattle company. There’s no shortage of excitement in my life with lots of cows, goats, and chickens to chase, hay to make, fish to catch, and deer to hunt. I also recently got engaged to my sweetheart, John, who never turns down a crazy bridal shop idea I have and knows my Kendra Scott jewelry obsession so well he picked out the perfect Kendra Scott engagement ring for me to wear forever!

Amber Carter
Amber Carter
Seamstress

If you’re looking for a sewing wizard to turn THE dress into YOUR dream dress, I'm your girl! I specialize in wedding and formal gown alterations, can whip a mean stitch, and love a good challenge. I'm fantastic at creating custom pieces including adding bridal sleeves, rhinestone bow ties, garters made from mom’s wedding dress and so much more!

Sewing has been a passion of mine since I was a little girl learning to sew on my grandmother’s sewing machine. I have been sewing professionally for over six years and enjoy creating special memories for all of our clients. I have established myself as one of the top bridal seamstresses in Central Texas.

Breylon Swoboda
Breylon Swoboda
Special Occasion Consultant

I am the designated go-to school girl and spend my weekends at the shop helping customers find their perfect bridal and prom dresses! I'm quite the fashionista and make fashion fun for all of our customers. When I'm not at the shop making dress dreams come true, I'm busy cheerleading, playing tennis, and going on adventures with my family.

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