Servicing the Washington, D.C. metro area, family-owned bridal boutique Zoya’s Atelier specializes in beautiful and unique designer wedding gowns. With over 30 years of creative design experience, co-owners and mother-and daughter-in-law team Zoya and Amy are dedicated to exemplary customer service, and showcase wedding gowns with true wow factor from numerous award-winning international designers.
Award-winning Zoya’s Atelier is the exclusive retailer of British designers Suzanne Neville and Ian Stuart, and also showcases designers Sottero and Midgley, Matthew Christopher, YSA Makino and Stephen Yearick. Zoya’s Atelier also specializes in evening wear for mothers of the bride and groom. Catering to all shapes, sizes and budgets, Zoya's Atelier is truly a one stop shop for your wedding, and any special event.
Brides interested in viewing the bridal gown selections available at Zoya’s Atelier may schedule a complementary in-store appointment. Plus-size gowns are available, in addition to the following services:
Recommended by 98% of couples
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Joyce · Getting married on 05/23/2020
Knowledgeable and expert family boutique!
I really, really loved my experience at Zoya's. It was by far my favorite boutique that I visited in the DMV area, though I ultimately said yes to a dress somewhere else. I worked with Amy, who is utterly genuine, easy to talk to, as well as super sharp, insightful, and completely knowledgeable about every gown and every designer. As I tried on a number of dresses, Amy weighed the pros and cons of each dress with me and pointed out what was working with my body and what wasn't. She also expertly matched each dress to the perfect veil so I could get a complete look, had me walk up and down the store so I could see how I moved in each dress, and kind of just blew me away with how thorough and thoughtful she was and how much time and attention she was giving me. I got the impression that Zoya and Amy are total pros -- they don't even use clamps because they said you can get a better sense of how a dress will look by painstakingly pinning it. This was such a change from some of the other places I visited, where someone just threw a bunch of clamps at the back and shooed you out.Sent on 04/30/2019
Based on my reactions to the dresses I tried on, Amy pulled several dresses for me that I never would have thought to try on and I fell utterly in love with them. She is the only stylist to have done this for me successfully. Although I ended up not getting the specific dress I fell in love with (my family wanted something more traditional and it was outside of my budget -- totally heartbreaking), I really loved and appreciated the experience.
My only con about Zoya's is that they don't let you take photos of yourself in the dresses because their designers don't allow it. This was a serious downside for me because none of my bridal party lives in the area and my mom lives across the country. I was able to Facetime with my mom with Amy's help, but I wish I could have had photos to show my friends and to reference later on while making a decision. And, I also think it's important to see the dress in photos so you can see it from different angles, etc. So, in sum, definitely bring along anyone who is necessary to you in the decision-making process because they aren't going to see you in the dress otherwise!
Caprice Royal · Getting married on 03/20/2020
Wonderful Store with Amazing Owners
I didn't expect to get my dress on the first day of looking but the selection was amazing and Zola and her daughter-in-law were the best at finding and letting you know what worked and didn't. They spent as much time as I needed which happened to be a lot!Sent on 08/29/2019
Lauren · Married on 10/05/2019
Best all around shopping experience
There aren’t enough great things I can say about my experience at Zoya’s and the help I received this year from Zoya and Amy! They have a great selection of dresses for a variety of budgets and they really do strive to make you feel special throughout the whole process! Zoya personally opened the store for me and made me try on every dress with accessories to really give me a true feel for each dress! They made me feel like family throughout this process and I recommend everyone in the northern Va/DC area to check out zoyas!Sent on 10/12/2019