The Sentimentalist, based in Atlanta, Georgia, is a designer and vintage bridal shop that sells made-to-order wedding dresses and accessories. The small, family-owned company—headed by dress expert Krista and accessory expert Gabi—offers a carefully curated collection of dresses and bridal accessories from independent North American designers, selected to appeal to the alternative bride's taste. The Sentimentalist prides itself on its eclectic selection, offering vintage, bohemian, and alternative dresses that you wouldn't find in traditional bridal shops. Krista and Gabi will work with you to pair dresses with custom-made and ready-available accessories in order to complete your unique bridal look.
The supportive, creative staff at The Sentimentalist is trained to assist you in finding options that fit your specific style, timeline, and budget. Clients are also provided with complimentary consultations, allowing an intimate, relaxed dress shopping experience where the focus is all on you. As well as soft, romantic dresses, the shop offers bridal belts, hair accessories, jewelry, and veils. Other services provided by the shop include:
Recommended by 99% of couples
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Erin · Married on 10/08/2016
I absolutely adore the Sentimentalist! When you come up to the adorable home turned vintage shop you ring a bell and you are immediately welcomed by one of the super friendly staff. We waited for a few minutes in the large front room for the stylist to come out. My stylist was Caitlin and she was so sweet and wonderful. She asked about the wedding/ my style to get a better feel and then we went to look at dresses. Oh my the dresses and the designers at the Sentimentalist are beyond words! If you love vintage styles with a modern twist, you will love literally every dress at this shop. Caitlin was super helpful to only pull dresses in my budget. I was really loving everything I tried on, which was making it difficult for me to pick. Then I tried on a dress by designer Elizabeth Dye and FELL IN LOVE. This was the dress. I met with Gabi Lee two days later to put down the deposit for my dress. I had a few questions so she let me slip back into it and answered all the questions I had. This really helped me feel better about what I missed when I first came because I was just in awe of the dress and finally picking one. I can't wait for my wedding day, but knowing I get to wear such a stunning dress I really, really can't wait! The Sentimentalist is such a wonderful shop and an asset to the Atlanta Area. Thank you ladies for everything you do!
Danielle · Married on 02/08/2019
The ATL's best dress shop!!
I can't say enough about how wonderful this shop is and what beautiful dresses they have. The team of ladies at The Sentimentalist are so cool and kind. I love my Dunway gown by Elizabeth Dye so much and felt perfectly me on my wedding day.Sent on 02/22/2019
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Natalie Rogers · Married on 12/22/2018
So much love for Sentimentalist!
I loved my experience with the Sentimentalist. I purchased my dress from their old location, and hear the new shop is even cuter. It was a laid-back, personal, non-intimidating shopping environment, which I really needed as a nervous bride. I wasn't sure I would fit the Sentimentalist "image" (if there even is one), since I figured their dresses would be more Bohemian than my style. I was also nervous since I'm a curvy bride - size 10 in regular and 14 in bridal even after losing 40 pounds. Making it even tougher, I came in pretty sure I was going to purchase a dress from a different boutique. I was able to be open with the stylist about my insecurities, and the "other dress." She was so very patient with my indecision, and didn't pressure me at all. I slowly and tearfully(happy tears!) realized the last dress I tried one --which she actually picked --- was perfect for me. And no, it isn't all bohemian in there! The dress I picked was very traditional. It was so fun playing dress up with their accessories once I knew which dress was mine. Sentimentalist also made sure I had all the details they DON'T handle in store sorted out -- they recommended a great seamstress, great dry-cleaner, and even the perfect underwear. I would recommend them to anyone/everyone.Sent on 01/25/2019
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