The Brides Project is a bridal shop…with a heart! The Brides Project is a wedding dress salon located in Ann Arbor, Michigan, stocking high-quality once-worn bridal gowns and donated new dresses from bridal shops. The mission of TBP is to support adults and kids impacted by cancer by ensuring sustainable funding to the Cancer Support Community of Greater Ann Arbor, It is a fundraising initiative of the Cancer Support Community of Greater Ann Arbor. For your bridal gown, The Brides Project offers socially-conscious, eco-friendly, and budget-friendly options.
The Brides Project (TBP) opened in September 2011. TBP is a fundraising initiative of the Cancer Support Community. This unique project is staffed by volunteers and dedicated to raising funds for free programs for families impacted by cancer at the Cancer Support Community (CSC) of Greater Ann Arbor through the sale of donated bridal gowns. Once-worn gowns donated by brides or unsold gowns donated by bridal shops are available for brides-to-be to purchase at considerable savings. This was inspired by the experience of The Brides Project in Canada, started by Helen Sweet.
The average cost of bridal gowns is $500, and generally ranges between $200 and $1,000, with a small number of exceptions outside of this range. Gowns come in weekly, with a high turnover. Bridal items available include:
Open Hours and Appointments Available:
Wednesdays 10 am-2 pm
Thursdays 2 pm-7 pm
Fridays 10 am-2 pm
Saturdays 10 am-2 pm
Sundays 12 pm – 4 pm
Mondays 10 am – 2 pm
Recommended by 99% of couples
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Tori · Married on 09/28/2019
If you are looking for the perfect wedding dress I would highly recommend this place. The staff is absolutely amazing. The story behind this place is even more magical. I would go here over a chain store any day, and so should you!!Sent on 12/07/2018
Megan · Married on 08/09/2019
Loved my wedding dress! This place was amazing to work with! They treated you like you were the only person there and the really listened to you. I loved the concept of giving back to the community when you buy a dress there. Awesome place to shop at!Sent on 10/03/2019
Rachel · Married on 05/18/2019
So many dresses for such a good cause!
I got my wedding dress here and it was amazing. Magically, it was the first dress I tried on! It’s a beautiful little shop with all different styles of dresses. I got so many compliments on my dress, and I was happy that the cost went to a good cause. It really made it worth it for me to splurge a little on the perfect dress, knowing I was supporting a great charity. 100% recommend stopping here on your dress hunting journey!Sent on 07/16/2019