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Portland Wedding Dresses and Gowns

Looking for the wedding dress of your dreams? These bridal shops are here to help! Read reviews of bridal shops in Portland, and start shopping for your wedding gown at least eight months before your big day. It often takes months from the time a bridal shop orders your gown until it arrives, and don’t forget to factor alterations into your schedule!

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Spotlight Ania Bridal
Ania Bridal
158 reviews
· Wedding Dresses · Portland, OR

Ania Bridal is a wedding boutique in Portland, Oregon. They offer brides an unrivaled, luxury experience while they choose their wedding gown. Ania Bridal takes the tedious task of finding the perfect wedding dress and turns into a decadent experience, allowing brides and their guests to enjoy every... (Wedding Dresses Portland)

Spotlight Harris & Tailor
Harris & Tailor
2 reviews
· Wedding Dresses · Portland, OR

Harris & Tailor is a high-end wedding attire business with stores in Portland, Oregon and Seattle, WA . Known for distinctive designs and use of top-quality fabrics, this accomplished company serves soon-to-be newlyweds in the Pacific Northwest area and beyond. As an expert clothier and renowned... (Wedding Dresses Portland)

Spotlight Anna's Bridal
Anna's Bridal
94 reviews
· Wedding Dresses · Lake Oswego, OR

Anna’s Bridal is a wedding boutique near Portland, Oregon. It is known as a premier bridal boutique for its elegance and excellent customer service. You can easily dress up all of the important people taking part in your special day. Anna's has an array of exclusive gowns to fit any price range or... (Wedding Dresses Portland)

Spotlight Charlotte's Weddings & More
Charlotte's Weddings & More
262 reviews
· Wedding Dresses · Portland, OR

Charlotte’s Weddings is a bridal boutique in Portland, Oregon. Their deep assortment of incredible gowns will provide any future bride with plenty of options. Their easy online platform allows you to schedule your appointment. Their stellar services set them apart from the rest. ExperienceThis... (Wedding Dresses Portland)

Featured Bridal Exclusives
Bridal Exclusives
208 reviews
· Wedding Dresses · Clackamas, OR

At Bridal Exclusives we have experienced consultants that will select the best designs to match your style. We make the shopping experience stress free and fun for you and your companions. With our private bridal rooms you will be pampered and taken care of from the moment you enter our stores.... (Wedding Dresses Portland)

Featured The Shabby Chic Bride
The Shabby Chic Bride
7 reviews
· Wedding Dresses · Salem, OR

The Shabby Chic Bride is a bridal boutique company located in Salem, Oregon, servicing the surround Willamette Valley area. The company strives to provide brides with a range of beautiful gowns in a relaxed and friendly environment. In collaboration with the company’s dedicated staff, brides can... (Wedding Dresses Portland)

Featured Alteration Boutique
Alteration Boutique
Wedding Dresses · Vancouver, WA

Alteration Boutique is a wedding tailoring service located in Vancouver, Washington. This company can help you create the perfect fit for your dress or suit in time for your special day. Staffed by expert tailors, the store offers timely and professional services with your comfort in mind. Services... (Wedding Dresses Portland)

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Featured Mr. Formal
Mr. Formal
66 reviews
· Wedding Dresses · Portland, OR

Based in Portland, Oregon, Mr. Formal offers stylish wedding attire for soon-to-be newlyweds in Oregon, Washington, and further afield. Specializing in Men’s fashion, this accomplished business has been helping clients to find their ideal wedding garments for decades. With a vast supply of tuxedos... (Wedding Dresses Portland)

Pro Crown Bridal
Crown Bridal
5 reviews
· Wedding Dresses · Vancouver, WA

Crown Bridal is a wedding attire shop located in Vancouver, Washington. This full-service boutique carries wedding gowns, formal dresses, accessories, and suits. Their dedicated consultants provide attentive service to clients as they shop for their dream garment. Services Offered Clients who wish... (Wedding Dresses Portland)

Pro Brides for a Cause
Brides for a Cause
146 reviews
· Wedding Dresses · Portland, OR

Brides for a Cause is a wedding dress and attire boutique located in Seattle, Washington. This dedicated team specializes in providing clients with elegant designs, all while raising funds for local and national charities. With their vast inventory of donated gowns from stores, designers, and... (Wedding Dresses Portland)

Pro Blue Sky Bridal
Blue Sky Bridal
147 reviews
· Wedding Dresses · Portland, OR

Blue Sky Bridal is a bridal consignment and sample store with locations in Seattle and Portland. We offer new, once-worn, and sample gowns at a fraction of the price. Our store has countless options when it comes to finding a designer look for less. Blue Sky Bridal works with brides to help them... (Wedding Dresses Portland)

Pro AllbyOly Design & Alteration
AllbyOly Design & Alteration
12 reviews
· Wedding Dresses · Dundee, OR

All by Oly Design & Alterations is a wedding dress shop and design studio in Dundee, Oregon. Owner Olga Chiper is a certified fashion designer who specializes in custom gowns and providing expert alteration and tailoring services. She was inspired to follow her passion by her great-grandmother, who... (Wedding Dresses Portland)

Kleinfeld Bridal
Kleinfeld Bridal
1,040 review
· Wedding Dresses · Portland, OR

Kleinfeld Bridal is a bridal shop in New York City that’s dedicated to helping you discover your perfect bridal look. Started in 1941, Kleinfeld Bridal has helped hundreds of thousands of brides find gowns and accessories. Made up of almost 200 professionals, the Kleinfeld team will be with you... (Wedding Dresses Portland)

Este's Men's Clothing, Inc.
Este's Men's Clothing, Inc.
3 reviews
· Wedding Dresses · Portland, OR

Este's Men's Clothing Store of Portland offers fine men's clothing including custom suits, custom shirts, tuxedos, men's Italian shoes and the best selection of sweaters in town. Este's also offers luxury personal grooming services, including an upscale barber shop, hair salon, and club room. Come... (Wedding Dresses Portland)

Sew Truly Yours
Sew Truly Yours
1 review
· Wedding Dresses · Beaverton, OR

Sew Truly Yours, located in Beaverton, Oregon, specializes in bridal sewing and alterations. Their top priority is to exceed your expectations for personalized service, quality, and care. Sew Truly Yours offers: Bridal gown alterations Custom veils, sashes, and belts Mother-of-the-Bride /... (Wedding Dresses Portland)

Morningstar Gifts
Morningstar Gifts
Wedding Dresses · Gresham, OR

We at Mimi L'amoure Weddings know how important your big day is to you. No matter your religion, sex, creed or social status, marriage is a big step and we’re here to help you make that step. We are here to go that extra mile so that your Wedding, Civil Union, or Handfasting will be remembered... (Wedding Dresses Portland)

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Ellen Marie Design
Ellen Marie Design
14 reviews
· Wedding Dresses · Portland, OR

Ellen Marie Design - Affordable couture for a truly special wedding! Ellen Marie is a unique bridal accessories and veil designer. Ellen Marie's on-line shop features modern and vintage inspired birdcage veils, couture bridal veils and accessories, unique bridal fascinators, bridal headpieces,... (Wedding Dresses Portland)

The White Dress
The White Dress
100 reviews
· Wedding Dresses · Portland, OR

The White Dress is a bridal boutique in Portland, Oregon. It is owned by husband and wife team Matthew and Amanda Schmalz. They offer brides the ability to choose their gown in spacious and private bridal suits. Their showroom also displays a variety of gowns to fit every bride’s personality and... (Wedding Dresses Portland)

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Richards Wedding Dress Hook
Richards Wedding Dress Hook
Wedding Dresses · Portland, OR

Specially designed hook is positioned away and above doors to help keep long gowns wrinkle free and clean. Adjustable knob can be removed to fit commercial doors. Portable and strong enough for even the heaviest dresses. Order at weddingdresshook.com ... (Wedding Dresses Portland)

Annie Ekstrom Bridal
Annie Ekstrom Bridal
2 reviews
· Wedding Dresses · Portland, OR

www.annieekstrombridal.com Annie Ekstrom Bridal is a custom bridal veil and wedding accessory boutique based in Portland, Oregon. Annie Ekstrom Bridal strives to create beautiful pieces unique to each bride and her special day. (Wedding Dresses Portland)

Rethread Alterations
Rethread Alterations
36 reviews
· Wedding Dresses · Newberg, OR

Rethreads Alterations makes your wedding dress and attire fit to you! Gowns, dresses, and suits both new and used can be altered to fit you. Call for a fitting appointment. Chelsea Stude is owner and seamstress of Rethread Alterations. She has been altering all types of clothing since 2005. In 2013... (Wedding Dresses Portland)

Beyond The Veil Bridal
Beyond The Veil Bridal
4 reviews
· Wedding Dresses · Vancouver, WA

Beyond the Veil Bridal is a wedding dress shop for couples marrying in the greater Vancouver, Washington area. This shop offers high-quality dresses and accessories from luxurious designers. Beyond the Veil Bridal serves couples throughout the Pacific Northwest. Located only 20 minutes from downtown... (Wedding Dresses Portland)

Your Big Day
Your Big Day
4 reviews
· Wedding Dresses · Camas, WA

I have an amazing collection of beautiful and unique wedding gowns, Bridesmaids dresses, Flower Girl Dresses, and all the accessories you may need to make your "Big Day" something you will never forget. My shop is not limited to only Bridal Gowns but also includes formal dresses for all occassions... (Wedding Dresses Portland)

TheCraftyVixen
TheCraftyVixen
Wedding Dresses · Salem, OR

My passion is personalized gifts. I feel there is no better way to make someone feel special! I am a mother and my dream is to be able to take my daughter to experience other cultures around the world, and so TheCraftyVixen was born! What a great way to earn extra cash to put away for a trip! Our... (Wedding Dresses Portland)

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How much does a wedding dress cost?

Buying a wedding dress is unlike purchasing a piece of everyday attire. You’re going to be wearing this dress on one of the most important days of your life, and so you’ll likely spend quite a bit of money on your wedding dress. While wedding dress prices do vary greatly, the average wedding dress cost in the U.S. is $1,000. It typically ranges from $280 to $1,650, but you can purchase a wedding dress for far above and below those prices.

Lower range

$ 100 or less

Average cost

$ 1000

Most couples spend between

$ 280 - $ 1650

Upper range

$ 2600 or more

Costs displayed in graph are based on spend from thousands of couples who recently reported pricing for this service within their WeddingWire review. Pricing varies based on factors including, but not limited to, vendor’s experience, level of expertise, event guest count, date, and geographic region. Data displayed represents both wedding dress and tuxedo costs.

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What impacts wedding dress prices?

There are a few factors that will impact your wedding dress cost. Most notably, an extremely detailed wedding dress with lots of beading and pricey fabric (silk, etc.) will cost more than a simpler wedding dress, as more intricate gowns require more labor and materials. So a grand ball gown with beading and detailed embroidery will cost more than a plainer sheath dress. Also, if you’re set on wearing a wedding dress by a famous dress designer, know that it will likely cost more.

What additional wedding dress costs should a bride plan for?

There are several additional costs that brides should factor into their wedding dress cost and budget. These include:
  • Alterations: If you want to drastically change your wedding dress, your alterations may end up costing more than your actual wedding dress!
  • Undergarments and accessories: Be sure to factor in your accessories— bridal undergarments, shoes, and more. These accessories will greatly affect how your gown looks and fits, so don’t forget to include them in your wedding dress cost.
  • Cleaning and preservation: Don’t be surprised if you’re still spending money on your wedding dress after your wedding! Whether you plan on wearing your wedding dress again, passing it on to a future generation, or none of the above, it’s still a good idea to have your gown professionally cleaned and preserved. Wedding dress cleaning and preservation can cost $200 or more.

How can you save money on a wedding dress?

Yes, a bride’s wedding dress will cost a lot of money—probably more than you’ll spend on another piece of attire in your life! However, there are several ways to save money on your wedding dress while still finding a gown that you absolutely love.
  • Don’t try on dresses that are over-budget: Be upfront with your bridal salon consultant about your budgets—and be sure ask about the cost of each dress you try on. Avoid the temptation of trying on a wedding dress that’s out of your price range.
  • Find a simple wedding dress, and accessorize: As mentioned, a simple and relatively unadorned wedding gown will cost less than an extremely detailed wedding dress. If you’re on a tight wedding dress budget, we recommend finding a simple gown and using a beaded sash or a brooch to give it some extra sparkle.
  • Find a dress you love as is: Any significant alterations or customizations that you do to a wedding dress will cost (a lot of!) money. Therefore, if you want to make significant changes to a wedding dress (add sleeves, change the silhouette, etc.), that gown is probably not for you. Look for a wedding dress that you love mostly as it looks off the hanger.
  • Scour sample sales: Many bridal salons offer sample sales where they sell sample dresses from past seasons. These sample dresses are typically in sizes 6 to 12, so if you fall in that size category, you may find a gorgeous gown at a low price at one of these sales.
  • Visit trunk shows: If you’re set on purchasing a gown by a specific designer, you might find a deal at a trunk show. Trunk shows are when a bridal salon features the collection of a particular dress designer—and usually offers a discount (usually about 5 or 10 percent off that designer’s wedding dress prices). Research which salons in your area carry your favorite designers, and check their websites for upcoming trunk shows.
  • Give yourself time to shop: A wedding dress can take several months to arrive after you’ve ordered it. Be sure to start shopping for your wedding dress as soon as possible —many brides shop at least nine months in advance, if not more. If you wait until the last minute, you may end up paying rush charges for your dress, which can greatly add to your total wedding dress cost.

How much does it cost to alter a wedding dress?

Wedding dress alterations can be expensive—particularly if you’re planning on making major changes to your wedding dress. Some bridal salons offer wedding dress alterations in-house. If yours does not, you will likely have to find a tailor who specializes in wedding dresses (be sure to read online reviews of wedding dress tailors before hiring). You’ll typically schedule your wedding dress fittings for at least three months before your big day—so plan accordingly. 76 percent of bridal salons charge alterations by piece rather than a flat fee, so the average cost of dress alterations can vary widely depending on the extent of the alterations. Simply adjusting a hemline won’t cost a ton, but adding sleeves or reworking a bodice will!

What questions should you ask a wedding dress tailor?

When choosing a wedding dress tailor, there are several questions you should ask:
  • How many fitting appointments will I need? How long will the process take?
  • What types of alterations do you recommend for my wedding dress?
  • Have you worked with a dress and fabric like mine before?
  • Can you provide a cost for my alterations?
  • How will you store my wedding dress?
  • What do I need to bring to my first fitting appointment?
Anna's Bridal
Anna's Bridal
94 reviews
Alexis
Alexis E.
5.0
After hunting for a dress for two months, I found my dream dress at Anna's Bridal! I was able to get an appointment on a last minute ...
The White Dress
The White Dress
100 reviews
Shasta
Shasta M.
5.0
Best Advice - bring your man. My fiance didn't want to see me in the dress initially, but it was so overwhelming and my gf's all liked ...
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Mia A.
5.0
Charlotte's is seriously the best! No matter your body type, budget, or style they will have something that is perfect. As a wedding ...
Kate
Kate L.
5.0
I can't say enough about how much I love and recommend this boutique. The customer service was incredible and the amount of gorgeous dresses ...

Portland Wedding Dresses: Your Guide to Finding Your Dream Wedding Dress in Portland, Oregon

Located in the Pacific Northwest, Portland is the largest city in the state of Oregon. In recent decades, this City of Roses has earned a reputation as a quirky city and makes for a fun and vibrant place to search for your dream wedding gown. Here, eccentricities and oddities are not only welcomed, but celebrated, allowing to-be-weds to rejoice in finding their unique style.

Dreamy Wedding Dresses in Portland

The City of Portland is the proud home to a melting pot of environmentally conscious consumers, hipsters, artists, and entrepreneurs. “Keep Portland weird” has become an unofficial motto of the city and those living here aim to uphold it. In keeping with its culture, the wedding-dress shops of Portland tend to offer bohemian, vintage, and unique dress designs. Portland is proud to support locally-owned-and-operated establishments, so you can look forward to a personalized shopping experience with open-minded and accommodating assistance. Many local owners and designers are happy to custom-create themed gowns, colorful creations, and one-of-a-kind wonders for their clientele. The bridal boutiques here offer everything from luxury, all-inclusive dress-shopping experiences to discounted, donated gowns that raise money for charity. Depending on the experience you’re looking for, the cost of your dream dress will vary. The average price of a wedding gown in Portland is relatively low, at $1,000. Trunk shows and the ever popular Portland Bridal Show also offer the chance to find the perfect dress straight from the rack. No matter your style, size, or budget, The wedding-dress shops of Portland hold hidden gems of all varieties.

Say “I Do” in Salem

An hour’s drive south of Portland you’ll find Salem, the capital city of Oregon. This area offers a more traditional setting for those wishing to wed or wedding-dress shop in the Beaver State. Home to the oldest university in the Western US and boasting a bustling downtown historic district, there is much to see and do here. Salem is home to a wide variety of festivals and events throughout the year, including several farmers markets that offer craft beer, artisanal cheeses, and local crafts and produce. It also hosts the Oregon Wedding Showcase in January each year, where a wide selection of the states’ wedding-dress boutiques reveal their new trends. Make sure to add this event to your wedding checklist.

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