Looking for the wedding dress of your dreams? These bridal shops are here to help! Read reviews of bridal shops near you, 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!
At Mariella Creations, Inc. we pride ourselves for being in business for 46 years. Antonietta and Antonio Garofalo started this business in 1972 hoping that someday their daughter Mariella would take over. Today this beautiful bridal boutique is run by Mariella and her professional and courteous... (Wedding Dresses Rocky Hill)
The Wedding Dress is a quaint boutique conveniently located at 222 Main Street in Portland, Connecticut. We feature a diverse selection of unique wedding attire for brides, bridesmaids, mothers, and flower girls, in addition to wide selection of headpieces, custom veils, lingerie, jewelry, and... (Wedding Dresses Portland)
BIGGER, BETTER AND BRAND NEW!! We moved! We are thrilled to announce that we have moved to a BRAND NEW STORE!! Same Pilgrim Shopping Plaza, lower level, next to TD Bank (2 seconds away from our previous location). Hundreds of new dresses!! Wedding dress shopping is fun, exciting and stress free!... (Wedding Dresses Cedar Grove)
Celebrating over 52 years in business! We are truly Wisconsin’s bridal experts. Since 1964, we are proud to have helped over 45,000 brides select the perfect gown. Many of our brides have returned with their daughters and granddaughters to experience our atmosphere of elegance combined with friendly... (Wedding Dresses Madison)
Jennifer’s is a bridal boutique located in Wilmington, Delaware. Part of the industry for more than 17 years, the boutique helps brides from Wilmington; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Baltimore, Maryland; and south New Jersey find the right dress. Jennifer's specializes in providing wedding... (Wedding Dresses Hockessin)
Bridal Image is an elegant full-service bridal salon located in Utah, minutes away from the Salt Lake City area. With over 20 years of experience, their team is ready to help every couple look and feel their best. They carry a vast selection of modest and contemporary-style gowns and provide... (Wedding Dresses Bountiful)
Belle Saison Bridal Shop Conveniently located on Anderson Lane in North Central Austin. With over 500 unique gowns in the store, Belle Saison is the BEST place to find your style. What's unique about Belle Saison? Because we are an independently owned and operated, and not a chain store, we are... (Wedding Dresses Austin)
Generations of brides know, Wolsfelt's Bridal is your destination for all your wedding day needs. Whether you come to us knowing exactly what you want, need help with every detail, or fall somewhere in between, Wolsfelt's has everything a bride needs, all under one roof. You can shop for... (Wedding Dresses Aurora)
The Special Event Bridal Shoppe carries hundreds of bridal gowns and collections offering the finest in couture gowns. Our dedicated and passionate fashion consultants; we’ve created a special place where the bride can appreciate the experience of wearing their future-to-be gown and making that... (Wedding Dresses Marlborough)
Treasure. Restore. Restyle. That's what we do! We provide complete wedding gown care services, from fitting and alterations, to gown preservation through vintage gown restoration and restyling. If you're familiar with TLC's Something Borrowed Something New TV show, you'll be happy to... (Wedding Dresses Holland)
Experience a pleasant, relaxed gown shopping experience at Savvi Formalwear & Bridal of the Triangle. Savvi offers sensational modern, elegant bridal gowns for purchase from $600-$2900, designed by Mori Lee, Casablanca & David Tutera for Mon Cheri Bridal. Bridesmaids gowns are available in sizes... (Wedding Dresses Raleigh)
Majesty is a full-service Bridal Boutique, where we pay attention to each detail, from the accessories to the perfect fit of your dress. We carry a variety of designers and styles that will allow you to find that perfect dress. Majesty Bridal offers the once-in-a-lifetime experience of finding the... (Wedding Dresses Danbury)
Best Cleaners is the Capital Region's Premier Wedding Gown Preservation and Restoration Specialist. Certified by the Association of Wedding Gown Specialists, our wedding gown experts work with you to carefully inspect your gown before we work our magic. Then they begin the process of cleaning, and... (Wedding Dresses Schenectady)
Dame Couture offers a curated selection of gowns from independent and eco-friendly designers, plus wedding accessories. Our shop is cozy, welcoming, and down to earth. Our mission is to provide an alternative experience: one that's more down-to-earth, personal, and relaxed than traditional... (Wedding Dresses Addison)
The Bridal Collection is a wedding bridal boutique located in Grand Island, Nebraska. The boutique provides services throughout the local area, including Hastings, Columbus, and Kearney. It has a vast collection of dresses and suits to choose from. Designs Offered The Bridal Collection offers... (Wedding Dresses Grand Island)
You’ve never experienced wedding gown shopping like this. Shop in the elegance of an exclusive boutique, but at warehouse prices! Now open in Phoenix, Almond Tree Wedding Boutique is an exclusive wedding gown warehouse where brides choose from an unprecedented selection of gowns at truly affordable... (Wedding Dresses Phoenix)
Our Signature Service TUXEDO~TO~YOU M. Stein will come to your home for FREE consultations with one of our wedding specialists for a measurement fitting & style selection. We then make a follow-up appointment to bring those styles/colors to your home for you to try on in your size. We offer FREE... (Wedding Dresses Woodbine)
At Say I Do you’ll walk in as a bride longing for a gown, and leave with the excitement that you’ve finally found the dress you’ve always dreamed of. Our staff works with each bride however long it takes until you’re certain you’ve found the right dress to wear on the most important day of your... (Wedding Dresses Caldwell)
Established in 1984, Robert’s Tuxedos specializes in wedding apparel for men and women. We are located at 125 Rt. 46 West in Totowa New Jersey. • Our store is fully stocked with everything tuxedo. We own all of our tuxedos and everything is in stock for you to try on to make your decision for your... (Wedding Dresses Totowa)
Whether you've been imagining your perfect wedding dress since you were young, or just starting your search, WeddingWire has all the tools you need to make finding your dress a total breeze! If you're just looking for inspiration or want to do a bit of browsing before setting up your first appointment, check out our wedding dresses photos page and wedding fashion ideas from our editorial team.
When it's finally time to start trying on dresses, here are a few tips and tricks to make the experience all the more enjoyable.
First, keep in mind that it's important to find your dress early. Unlike other clothing stores, wedding gowns are not typically held in stock at a specific bridal shop or boutique. Once you've found your dress, the shop or boutique will need to order it in your size or create it specifically for your measurements. This takes time. Once the dress is complete, you'll still need to have several fittings after it's arrived in the store for any other alterations. When all's said and done, the whole process takes about seven or eight months, so leave yourself around that much time to buy your dress before the wedding.
Now that you've set a date and likely booked your venue, it's time to look for dresses. Before making an appointment at a bridal shop, have an idea of what you like and don't like. Find what fabrics, silhouettes, lengths, and necklines you find most flattering. A little research may be needed, so here are wedding dress fabrics to know before you shop and the best dresses for your body type.
When it's time to for the appointment follow these 10 wedding dress shopping etiquette rules. It's important to be open and upfront with your stylist so they can help you find the perfect dress for you style, budget and figure. Keep an open mind because you could fall in love with a style of wedding gowns you never expected!
Some expert advice to remember includes: make sure the salon or boutique you are visiting is reputable. Decide what your budget is before you start shopping- this will help you set clear guidelines while at the store. When trying on wedding gowns, wear undergarments (in light colors) and shoes similar to what you will be wearing on your wedding day. It's good to bring several options if you're planning on trying on a number of differing necklines. Remember, sometimes you fall in love with the first dress you try, and other times you don't find it right away. Try to be open to all options and bring someone with you that you trust!
All in all, finding your perfect wedding dress is supposed to be a fun and fantastic experience. Don't waste time over-thinking it or stressing about pleasing too many people. Your wedding is all about you and your fiancé(e) making that very special commitment to each other. As long as you feel amazing in the wedding gown you picked, no one else's opinion really matters.