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  • Weddings by Design

    A premier bridal boutique located in Des Moines, Iowa, Weddings By Design and The Tux Shop has professional consultants...Read more who are committed to helping couples create their life-long memories. Their beautiful store and unparalleled service caters to your entire bridal party, including the bride and...

  • Town & Country Bridal

    Town & Country Bridal is an upscale wedding dress boutique located in the Garden District of New Orleans, Louisiana. For...Read more nearly a century, this salon has offered an elegant and intimate setting in which discerning customers can select from a hand-curated collection of gowns. The shop is bathed in...

  • Urban Altered- Alterations

    Urban Altered offers a luxury alterations service for discerning customers. Located in historic downtown Hartselle,...Read more Urban Altered customizes gowns for clients all over the United States. Customers have access to over 60 years of combined experience to perfectly fit their gown. The team of artisan...

  • Brides by Glitz Nashville

    Brides by Glitz Nashville, located in Nashville, Tennessee, is a wedding dress and formal wear shop. Ann Miller is the...Read more experienced personality behind this business; she has over 25 years in the industry. Brides by Glitz Nashville has a large inventory of wedding dresses and jewelry as well as...

  • Lilla's Bridal Boutique

    Lilla’s Bridal Boutique is a professional bridal salon in York, Pennsylvania, that provides customers with exceptional...Read more service, expertise, and warm hospitality. Lilla’s Bridal was established in 1985 and has been helping clients find the perfect gowns for over three decades. With service as their...

  • Zazou's Bridal Boutique & Tuxedos

    Here at Zazou's we pride ourselves on being innovative and unique when it comes to providing the ultimate experience....Read more From bridal gowns, bridesmaids, tuxedos and all the way to bridal jewelry; we offer a wide variety to make any look complete! Our chic and modern atmosphere is the perfect...

  • Loretta Bridal Boutique

    Loretta Bridal Boutique is a full-service wedding boutique in Bonita Springs, Florida that also serves the surrounding...Read more areas of Fort Myers and Naples. They specialize in providing beautiful gowns for brides, bridesmaids, flower girls, and mothers of the bride and groom with turnarounds of less than...

  • Sweet Elegance Bridal

    Sweet Elegance Bridal is a wedding boutique located in Decatur, Georgia, showcasing beautiful designer gowns and...Read more formalwear for to-be-weds and their wedding parties. Boasting over a decade of wedding fashion experience, the bridal shop dedicates their energy to satisfying clients and love sharing...

  • Evermore Bridal

    Evermore Bridal is a wedding gown boutique located in Brookfield, Wisconsin. This unique, intimate boutique offers...Read more award-winning designer gowns from around the world. Evermore Bridal hand-selects each designer gown to ensure the best quality and latest styles in the fashion industry. Established in...

  • Polka Dot Heart Bridal

    Polka Dot Heart Bridal is a wedding dress shop in Omaha, Nebraska. We focus on reasonably priced wedding gowns, and...Read more offer gowns in a full range of sizes. Our clients have a private appointment experience, and are assisted in their search to find the gown that fulfills expectations and more. Mother...

  • Flutter Bridal Co.

    Situated in the heart of Dallas, Texas, Flutter Bridal Co. is a boutique that sells wedding dresses and accessories. It...Read more opened its doors in December 2022 and is run by proud owner Haley Braun. She works hard to provide a warm and welcoming environment where clients can try on an array of different...

  • Heart to Heart Bridal

    Heart to Heart Bridal is a classic boutique located in North Liberty, Iowa. Whether you desire an elegant, tight-fitted...Read more dress or a modern wedding gown with a full skirt, these dress experts will be pleased to help. The boutique also boasts extravagance with its 120-year-old church location. This...

  • Ladies of Lineage

    It’s her. The right dress is more than just the right shape in the right fabric with just the right amount of detail....Read more It’s a living, breathing part of your wedding. When you find the right one, you just know. It’s her. At Ladies of Lineage, those are the moments we live for — not just because we’re...

  • Simply Stunning Moms

    Based in Phoenix, Arizona, Simply Stunning Moms is a wedding dress boutique that specializes in producing attire for...Read more parents of soon-to-be-married couples. With an extensive supply of elegant gowns and accessories, this business is passionate about helping their clients to discover a dress that...

  • Drifter Dreams Bridal Boutique

    Based in Cheyenne, Wyoming, Drifter Dreams Bridal Boutique offers a wide selection of wedding gowns and formalwear....Read more Devon, the owner, has been in the fashion industry for more than 14 years. Her Western heritage heavily inspires her boutique, and many of her pieces have a whimsical boho style....

  • Beloved Couture Bridal

    Based out of Redlands, California, Beloved Couture Bridal is a wedding gown boutique. This business aims to give those...Read more searching for their perfect dress a modern yet enjoyable shopping experience. With many designer gowns in varying price ranges, you are sure to find something that fits your needs....

  • Wedding Pageants & Proms

    Wedding Pageants & Proms is a chic formal wear boutique located in Boaz, Alabama, that specializes in wedding gowns....Read more This company was originally established in 1995 and has been helping couples find their ideal marital attire ever since. Owned and operated by Susan Hallmark, she and her talented...

  • Karen Hendrix Couture

    Located in Nashville, Tennessee, Karen Hendrix Couture is a dress designer and bridal shop. Dresses in the collections...Read more they carry embody the definition of couture; the detailed pieces cover a range of styles and fabrics. Karen Hendrix Couture’s collections represent numerous styles, such as...

  • Ivory & White

    Ivory & White is a high-end wedding boutique located in Birmingham, Alabama. This elegant outlet carries the latest...Read more styles from up and coming designers, as well as classic fits from iconic fashion houses. The staff believes that finding a dress should be an experience worth cherishing. They are...

  • Gowns of Grace

    Being a bride is a beautiful and exciting time; it’s also full of new experiences and learning curves; our staff is here...Read more to ensure this is the most enjoyable shopping experience you’ll ever have. We want you to feel seen, and we want you to feel heard; this is your moment! Our expert staff...

  • New York Bride & Co.

    New York Bride & Co. is a full-service wedding dress salon located in Syracuse, New York, providing designer gowns that...Read more appeal to every taste and any budget. From fairytale dresses to plus-size styles, this team of seasoned professionals takes pride in finding the perfect match for every client....

  • Claudia Giraldo Bridal

    Claudia Giraldo Bridal is a custom wedding dress shop located in Cape Coral, Florida. With more than 500 gowns from...Read more renowned designers such as Pronovias, Rosa Clara, Randy Fenoli, Sima Couture, and their very own in-house designer, Claudia Giraldo Couture. Owner and designer Claudia Giraldo has been...

  • Here Comes the Bride

    Here Comes the Bride is a wedding dress boutique located in Glendale Heights, Illinois. Having spent decades serving...Read more soon-to-be weds in the Chicago area, this bridal salon has earned an esteemed reputation among the wedding clothing community. Offering a distinctive and inclusive range of garments,...

  • Couture By Tess Bridal

    The "Couture by Tess" Bridal label is a USA Trademark. Tess' Bridal Boutique offers luxurious and unique wedding...Read more dresses for the Nashville region with just a short drive to Cookeville, Tennessee. Tess takes great pride in providing hand selected designs from known couture designers such as Randy...

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.

  • $ 100 or less Lower range
  • $ 1,000 Average cost
  • $ 280 - $ 1,650 Most couples spend between
  • $ 2,600 or more Upper range

Costs displayed 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.

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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?

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