Looking for the wedding dress of your dreams? These bridal shops are here to help! Read reviews of bridal shops, 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!
Betsy Robinson’s Bridal Collection is a bridal gown boutique in Baltimore, Maryland. Their goal is to help brides find the perfect outfit for their big day. Whether you are planning a destination wedding on a beach or a traditional ballroom affair, they have a dress for your style and personality.... (Wedding Dresses)
Brandi’s Bridal Galleria Etc. is a wedding gown boutique located in New Glarus, Wisconsin. The boutique carries over 500 bridal gowns and over 1,000 bridesmaid dresses in their 12,000 square foot bridal salon. Relax in a comfortable environment as the professional stylists at Brandi’s Bridal... (Wedding Dresses)
Eva’s Bridal Center is a wedding gown boutique located in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, specializing in formal wear for all members of the wedding party. For over 70 years, the knowledgeable team has provided memorable dress shopping experiences in their two-level boutique, stocked with hundreds of designer... (Wedding Dresses)
The Dressing Room is a wedding dress boutique located in Saint Petersburg, Florida. The shop takes pride in offering soon-to-be newlyweds a relaxing environment where they can say “yes” to their dress. For a totally personalized shopping experience, customers may arrange one-on-one appointments... (Wedding Dresses)
Carolyn Allen's Bridals & Tuxedos is a full-service wedding attire boutique located in Orlando, Florida. They offer a selection of gowns and dresses for brides, bridesmaids, junior bridesmaids, and flower girls from leading designers. They also have an extensive collection of bridal attire and... (Wedding Dresses)
Located in downtown Birmingham, Michigan, Bridal Couture of Birmingham loves offering soft, elegant, trending bridal gowns to our brides. For over thirteen years we are a local, family owned business. We feel shopping for your wedding gown should be an enjoyable and relaxing experience. We have warm... (Wedding Dresses)
Evermore Wedding Gown Care is an award-winning wedding gown cleaning, restoration, and preservation specialist based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Whether you're looking for pre-wedding alterations or post-ceremony preservation, the team at Evermore Wedding Gown Care will make sure you have everything... (Wedding Dresses)
Omaha Lace Cleaners is a bridal gown cleaning and preservation service located in Omaha, Nebraska.The professionals will ensure that your wedding gown is preserved just perfectly to pass it on down to the next generations.Services OfferedDiscover the eco-friendly approach to cleaning your wedding or... (Wedding Dresses)
Certified master cleaners Vogue Cleaners have been restoring wedding gowns in San Francisco, California since 1946. Their focus is truly on customer satisfaction, as can be seen in their wedding gown cleaning process, where they allow you to inspect their work before the preservation is completed.... (Wedding Dresses)
Five Star Wedding Gown Specialists is a professional wedding dress cleaning, restoration, and alteration company based out of San Antonio, Texas. This exceptional company offers couples a wide range of helpful services to assist them in achieving the perfect look for their big day. This team of... (Wedding Dresses)
Cheryl A. Lofton & Associates is a premier, 3rd Generation, full-service tailoring shop in Washington, DC. The Lofton's have been a part of the wedding industry since 1939, specializing in alterations and custom made pieces for the entire wedding party. Check out our social media! @LoftonSalonDC Our... (Wedding Dresses)
Studio I Do Bridals in Virginia Beach, Virginia is a bridal store offering clients access to an array of bridal gowns, bridesmaids dresses, tuxedos and other attire and accessories. Founded and owned by Ashley Kimberly McAchran, this business is by appointment only, allowing for dedicated and... (Wedding Dresses)
Elegance By Roya Bridal Atelier is a wedding dress boutique in the greater Washington, D.C. area. This bridal boutique carries designer gowns and allows couples to work directly with dress designers for a style that fits their needs and personal style. This shop has two Northern Virginia locations,... (Wedding Dresses)
Friar Tux specializes in tuxedos and suits for your special day. Whether you’re looking to rent or buy, one of the company's expert stylists can help you complete your wedding looks. The company has been in business since 1974, offering multiple showroom locations in the Inland Empire, San Diego,... (Wedding Dresses)
Located in Manassas, Virginia, Tang’s Bridal is a wedding dress and alterations shop that serves couples throughout Northern Virginia, D.C., and Maryland. Led by owner Xiao-Yin Byrom, the team strives to create an environment where you can indulge your inner radiance and enjoy a stress-free shopping... (Wedding Dresses)
The Dessy Group is a wedding dress boutique based in New York City, New York. The Dessy Group is a bridal boutique that specializes in bridesmaid dresses. The team of dress specialists at this boutique are dedicated to helping brides and bridal parties select the perfect, elegant bridesmaid dresses... (Wedding Dresses)
Owner Piera Sbrocca has over 27 years of experience in the bridal industry. We have a boutique style salon that offers a beautiful and fun dress shopping experience. We offer an exquisite selection of bridal gowns from designers such as Eve of Milady, Amalia Carrara, Alessandra Rinaudo, Pronovias,... (Wedding Dresses)
Consuelo Celemin Bridal is a wedding gown Boutique in Miami, Florida. Owner and Fashion Designer, Consuelo Celemin, has years of experience in the clothing industry, and is passionate about providing couples with her elegant creations. She offers Custom-Designed Gowns Made to your Style! To match... (Wedding Dresses)
Whittington Bridal is a bridal shop located in Kingwood, Texas that specializes in designer wedding gowns and bridesmaid dresses. They offer a vast and curated collection of gorgeous gowns of every style and size and personalized service for a memorable dress shopping experience. The expert wedding... (Wedding Dresses)
Dress 2 Impress - Bridal & Formal Boutique is a bridal shop located in Linwood, New Jersey. Providing world famous designer collections to South Jersey, independently owned Dress 2 Impress - Bridal & Formal Boutique offers personal and friendly service to ensure shopping for your wedding day is... (Wedding Dresses)
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
Most couples spend between
$ 280 - $ 1650
$ 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.View dress costs
As you plan your wedding, one of the most important decisions you’ll make is your wedding dress. The dress you choose should reflect your unique style and personality and make you feel like the most beautiful woman in the room. How does a bride say “yes” to that perfect dress? Here’s a quick guide to shopping for wedding dresses.
When you start browsing bridal gowns, it’s easy to fall in love no matter the price tag. Before you even pick up a bridal magazine, set a strict wedding dress budget. We suggest allocating around 10 percent of your overall wedding budget to your dress – and don’t forget to include the cost of your wedding accessories in that line item!
About a year out from your wedding, start browsing bridal dresses and get a feel for how they match up with your style. Now is the time to educate yourself on silhouettes, necklines, fabrics and more. Our wedding dress style guide can help.
Once you’ve set your wedding date and chosen a venue, add these factors into your dress calculation. Are you marrying in the winter at a beautiful church? Then you might choose a dress with heavier fabric – like satin – in a more traditional silhouette like a ball gown or A-Line.
About 10 to eight months before your wedding, it’s time to get boots (or heels) on the ground to start your wedding dress hunt. Consider wedding dress salons in your area and book appointments with your top choices – most salons do not allow walk-ins. Take a look at our complete wedding dress shopping guide to learn all the tips and tricks to finding the wedding dress of your dreams.
As your salon appointments approach, assemble your fashion squad to give you feedback and moral support. Keep your posse small, as too many opinions can get overwhelming. When you arrive at the salon, your stylist will discuss your dress preferences and budget and help you choose options. Keep an open mind; your stylist knows what looks good on different body types. If your stylist suggests a dress, even if it’s not a silhouette you are considering, give it a try. You might be surprised.
When your heart leaps and you can’t stop grinning at the reflection in the mirror, you’ve found the right wedding dress. The salon will likely ask for a down payment and then order your dress. Over the next months, your dress will be created just for you. It should arrive a few months before your wedding so you have time for fittings and alterations at your salon. (See our full wedding dress shopping timeline.) You may feel like you’re waiting forever, but this is the perfect time to pick your wedding accessories and knock off other items on your wedding to-do list.
Ready to start shopping for wedding dresses? WeddingWire is here to help. Put in your location and search for the top salons in your area. Read reviews and start making appointments. Happy dress hunting!