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Best indie bridal shops

Kleinfeld isn't the only game in town: These local purveyors have gorgeous gowns aplenty. Designer LoftThis second-floor shop is a quiet respite from some of the madhouse salons in the nearby Garment District. The small space is lined with nontraditional gowns organized into groups, like vintage-inspired sheaths, trumpet gowns with elaborately ruffled bottoms and a lace section. Gowns, which range from $1,400 to $10,000 (in-house alterations are $400--$600), are either from local designers (such as Matthew Christopher and Elen Paumere) or international names (England's Jenny Packham, Israeli Galit Levi and Carlos Haro from Spain). After you walk through the dress selection with a consultant, try on your picks in one of the five large but spare wood-floored dressing rooms, as friends and family wait for you on the main room's plush couches and chairs. Besides wedding dresses, Designer Loft also carries Bling by Wilkening tear drop earrings ($175), Halo Swarovski crystal headbands ($300--$600) and a selection of bridesmaid dresses, including Liz Fields floral-print frocks ($220). 226 W 37th St between Seventh and Eighth Aves, second floor (212-944-9013, designerloftnyc.com) Gabriella New York Bridal SalonThis lofty bridal salon has a distinctly downtown vibe: Upon entering the apartment-like space with white-painted brick walls and wood floors, you'll be greeted with classic rock music and a glass of coffee, wine or tea. Along with a consultant, brides are free to peruse the

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Best indie bridal shops

Kleinfeld isn't the only game in town: These local purveyors have gorgeous gowns aplenty. Designer LoftThis second-floor shop is a quiet respite from some of the madhouse salons in the nearby Garment District. The small space is lined with nontraditional gowns organized into groups, like vintage-inspired sheaths, trumpet gowns with elaborately ruffled bottoms and a lace section. Gowns, which range from $1,400 to $10,000 (in-house alterations are $400--$600), are either from local designers (such as Matthew Christopher and Elen Paumere) or international names (England's Jenny Packham, Israeli Galit Levi and Carlos Haro from Spain). After you walk through the dress selection with a consultant, try on your picks in one of the five large but spare wood-floored dressing rooms, as friends and family wait for you on the main room's plush couches and chairs. Besides wedding dresses, Designer Loft also carries Bling by Wilkening tear drop earrings ($175), Halo Swarovski crystal headbands ($300--$600) and a selection of bridesmaid dresses, including Liz Fields floral-print frocks ($220). 226 W 37th St between Seventh and Eighth Aves, second floor (212-944-9013, designerloftnyc.com) Gabriella New York Bridal SalonThis lofty bridal salon has a distinctly downtown vibe: Upon entering the apartment-like space with white-painted brick walls and wood floors, you'll be greeted with classic rock music and a glass of coffee, wine or tea. Along with a consultant, brides are free to peruse the

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Best indie bridal shops

Kleinfeld isn't the only game in town: These local purveyors have gorgeous gowns aplenty. Designer LoftThis second-floor shop is a quiet respite from some of the madhouse salons in the nearby Garment District. The small space is lined with nontraditional gowns organized into groups, like vintage-inspired sheaths, trumpet gowns with elaborately ruffled bottoms and a lace section. Gowns, which range from $1,400 to $10,000 (in-house alterations are $400--$600), are either from local designers (such as Matthew Christopher and Elen Paumere) or international names (England's Jenny Packham, Israeli Galit Levi and Carlos Haro from Spain). After you walk through the dress selection with a consultant, try on your picks in one of the five large but spare wood-floored dressing rooms, as friends and family wait for you on the main room's plush couches and chairs. Besides wedding dresses, Designer Loft also carries Bling by Wilkening tear drop earrings ($175), Halo Swarovski crystal headbands ($300--$600) and a selection of bridesmaid dresses, including Liz Fields floral-print frocks ($220). 226 W 37th St between Seventh and Eighth Aves, second floor (212-944-9013, designerloftnyc.com) Gabriella New York Bridal SalonThis lofty bridal salon has a distinctly downtown vibe: Upon entering the apartment-like space with white-painted brick walls and wood floors, you'll be greeted with classic rock music and a glass of coffee, wine or tea. Along with a consultant, brides are free to peruse the

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Best indie bridal shops

Kleinfeld isn't the only game in town: These local purveyors have gorgeous gowns aplenty. Designer LoftThis second-floor shop is a quiet respite from some of the madhouse salons in the nearby Garment District. The small space is lined with nontraditional gowns organized into groups, like vintage-inspired sheaths, trumpet gowns with elaborately ruffled bottoms and a lace section. Gowns, which range from $1,400 to $10,000 (in-house alterations are $400--$600), are either from local designers (such as Matthew Christopher and Elen Paumere) or international names (England's Jenny Packham, Israeli Galit Levi and Carlos Haro from Spain). After you walk through the dress selection with a consultant, try on your picks in one of the five large but spare wood-floored dressing rooms, as friends and family wait for you on the main room's plush couches and chairs. Besides wedding dresses, Designer Loft also carries Bling by Wilkening tear drop earrings ($175), Halo Swarovski crystal headbands ($300--$600) and a selection of bridesmaid dresses, including Liz Fields floral-print frocks ($220). 226 W 37th St between Seventh and Eighth Aves, second floor (212-944-9013, designerloftnyc.com) Gabriella New York Bridal SalonThis lofty bridal salon has a distinctly downtown vibe: Upon entering the apartment-like space with white-painted brick walls and wood floors, you'll be greeted with classic rock music and a glass of coffee, wine or tea. Along with a consultant, brides are free to peruse the

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Best indie bridal shops

Kleinfeld isn't the only game in town: These local purveyors have gorgeous gowns aplenty. Designer LoftThis second-floor shop is a quiet respite from some of the madhouse salons in the nearby Garment District. The small space is lined with nontraditional gowns organized into groups, like vintage-inspired sheaths, trumpet gowns with elaborately ruffled bottoms and a lace section. Gowns, which range from $1,400 to $10,000 (in-house alterations are $400--$600), are either from local designers (such as Matthew Christopher and Elen Paumere) or international names (England's Jenny Packham, Israeli Galit Levi and Carlos Haro from Spain). After you walk through the dress selection with a consultant, try on your picks in one of the five large but spare wood-floored dressing rooms, as friends and family wait for you on the main room's plush couches and chairs. Besides wedding dresses, Designer Loft also carries Bling by Wilkening tear drop earrings ($175), Halo Swarovski crystal headbands ($300--$600) and a selection of bridesmaid dresses, including Liz Fields floral-print frocks ($220). 226 W 37th St between Seventh and Eighth Aves, second floor (212-944-9013, designerloftnyc.com) Gabriella New York Bridal SalonThis lofty bridal salon has a distinctly downtown vibe: Upon entering the apartment-like space with white-painted brick walls and wood floors, you'll be greeted with classic rock music and a glass of coffee, wine or tea. Along with a consultant, brides are free to peruse the

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Best indie bridal shops

Kleinfeld isn't the only game in town: These local purveyors have gorgeous gowns aplenty. Designer LoftThis second-floor shop is a quiet respite from some of the madhouse salons in the nearby Garment District. The small space is lined with nontraditional gowns organized into groups, like vintage-inspired sheaths, trumpet gowns with elaborately ruffled bottoms and a lace section. Gowns, which range from $1,400 to $10,000 (in-house alterations are $400--$600), are either from local designers (such as Matthew Christopher and Elen Paumere) or international names (England's Jenny Packham, Israeli Galit Levi and Carlos Haro from Spain). After you walk through the dress selection with a consultant, try on your picks in one of the five large but spare wood-floored dressing rooms, as friends and family wait for you on the main room's plush couches and chairs. Besides wedding dresses, Designer Loft also carries Bling by Wilkening tear drop earrings ($175), Halo Swarovski crystal headbands ($300--$600) and a selection of bridesmaid dresses, including Liz Fields floral-print frocks ($220). 226 W 37th St between Seventh and Eighth Aves, second floor (212-944-9013, designerloftnyc.com) Gabriella New York Bridal SalonThis lofty bridal salon has a distinctly downtown vibe: Upon entering the apartment-like space with white-painted brick walls and wood floors, you'll be greeted with classic rock music and a glass of coffee, wine or tea. Along with a consultant, brides are free to peruse the

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Best indie bridal shops

Kleinfeld isn't the only game in town: These local purveyors have gorgeous gowns aplenty. Designer LoftThis second-floor shop is a quiet respite from some of the madhouse salons in the nearby Garment District. The small space is lined with nontraditional gowns organized into groups, like vintage-inspired sheaths, trumpet gowns with elaborately ruffled bottoms and a lace section. Gowns, which range from $1,400 to $10,000 (in-house alterations are $400--$600), are either from local designers (such as Matthew Christopher and Elen Paumere) or international names (England's Jenny Packham, Israeli Galit Levi and Carlos Haro from Spain). After you walk through the dress selection with a consultant, try on your picks in one of the five large but spare wood-floored dressing rooms, as friends and family wait for you on the main room's plush couches and chairs. Besides wedding dresses, Designer Loft also carries Bling by Wilkening tear drop earrings ($175), Halo Swarovski crystal headbands ($300--$600) and a selection of bridesmaid dresses, including Liz Fields floral-print frocks ($220). 226 W 37th St between Seventh and Eighth Aves, second floor (212-944-9013, designerloftnyc.com) Gabriella New York Bridal SalonThis lofty bridal salon has a distinctly downtown vibe: Upon entering the apartment-like space with white-painted brick walls and wood floors, you'll be greeted with classic rock music and a glass of coffee, wine or tea. Along with a consultant, brides are free to peruse the

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Best indie bridal shops

Kleinfeld isn't the only game in town: These local purveyors have gorgeous gowns aplenty. Designer LoftThis second-floor shop is a quiet respite from some of the madhouse salons in the nearby Garment District. The small space is lined with nontraditional gowns organized into groups, like vintage-inspired sheaths, trumpet gowns with elaborately ruffled bottoms and a lace section. Gowns, which range from $1,400 to $10,000 (in-house alterations are $400--$600), are either from local designers (such as Matthew Christopher and Elen Paumere) or international names (England's Jenny Packham, Israeli Galit Levi and Carlos Haro from Spain). After you walk through the dress selection with a consultant, try on your picks in one of the five large but spare wood-floored dressing rooms, as friends and family wait for you on the main room's plush couches and chairs. Besides wedding dresses, Designer Loft also carries Bling by Wilkening tear drop earrings ($175), Halo Swarovski crystal headbands ($300--$600) and a selection of bridesmaid dresses, including Liz Fields floral-print frocks ($220). 226 W 37th St between Seventh and Eighth Aves, second floor (212-944-9013, designerloftnyc.com) Gabriella New York Bridal SalonThis lofty bridal salon has a distinctly downtown vibe: Upon entering the apartment-like space with white-painted brick walls and wood floors, you'll be greeted with classic rock music and a glass of coffee, wine or tea. Along with a consultant, brides are free to peruse the

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Best indie bridal shops

Kleinfeld isn't the only game in town: These local purveyors have gorgeous gowns aplenty. Designer LoftThis second-floor shop is a quiet respite from some of the madhouse salons in the nearby Garment District. The small space is lined with nontraditional gowns organized into groups, like vintage-inspired sheaths, trumpet gowns with elaborately ruffled bottoms and a lace section. Gowns, which range from $1,400 to $10,000 (in-house alterations are $400--$600), are either from local designers (such as Matthew Christopher and Elen Paumere) or international names (England's Jenny Packham, Israeli Galit Levi and Carlos Haro from Spain). After you walk through the dress selection with a consultant, try on your picks in one of the five large but spare wood-floored dressing rooms, as friends and family wait for you on the main room's plush couches and chairs. Besides wedding dresses, Designer Loft also carries Bling by Wilkening tear drop earrings ($175), Halo Swarovski crystal headbands ($300--$600) and a selection of bridesmaid dresses, including Liz Fields floral-print frocks ($220). 226 W 37th St between Seventh and Eighth Aves, second floor (212-944-9013, designerloftnyc.com) Gabriella New York Bridal SalonThis lofty bridal salon has a distinctly downtown vibe: Upon entering the apartment-like space with white-painted brick walls and wood floors, you'll be greeted with classic rock music and a glass of coffee, wine or tea. Along with a consultant, brides are free to peruse the

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Best indie bridal shops

Kleinfeld isn't the only game in town: These local purveyors have gorgeous gowns aplenty. Designer LoftThis second-floor shop is a quiet respite from some of the madhouse salons in the nearby Garment District. The small space is lined with nontraditional gowns organized into groups, like vintage-inspired sheaths, trumpet gowns with elaborately ruffled bottoms and a lace section. Gowns, which range from $1,400 to $10,000 (in-house alterations are $400--$600), are either from local designers (such as Matthew Christopher and Elen Paumere) or international names (England's Jenny Packham, Israeli Galit Levi and Carlos Haro from Spain). After you walk through the dress selection with a consultant, try on your picks in one of the five large but spare wood-floored dressing rooms, as friends and family wait for you on the main room's plush couches and chairs. Besides wedding dresses, Designer Loft also carries Bling by Wilkening tear drop earrings ($175), Halo Swarovski crystal headbands ($300--$600) and a selection of bridesmaid dresses, including Liz Fields floral-print frocks ($220). 226 W 37th St between Seventh and Eighth Aves, second floor (212-944-9013, designerloftnyc.com) Gabriella New York Bridal SalonThis lofty bridal salon has a distinctly downtown vibe: Upon entering the apartment-like space with white-painted brick walls and wood floors, you'll be greeted with classic rock music and a glass of coffee, wine or tea. Along with a consultant, brides are free to peruse the

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Best indie bridal shops

Kleinfeld isn't the only game in town: These local purveyors have gorgeous gowns aplenty. Designer LoftThis second-floor shop is a quiet respite from some of the madhouse salons in the nearby Garment District. The small space is lined with nontraditional gowns organized into groups, like vintage-inspired sheaths, trumpet gowns with elaborately ruffled bottoms and a lace section. Gowns, which range from $1,400 to $10,000 (in-house alterations are $400--$600), are either from local designers (such as Matthew Christopher and Elen Paumere) or international names (England's Jenny Packham, Israeli Galit Levi and Carlos Haro from Spain). After you walk through the dress selection with a consultant, try on your picks in one of the five large but spare wood-floored dressing rooms, as friends and family wait for you on the main room's plush couches and chairs. Besides wedding dresses, Designer Loft also carries Bling by Wilkening tear drop earrings ($175), Halo Swarovski crystal headbands ($300--$600) and a selection of bridesmaid dresses, including Liz Fields floral-print frocks ($220). 226 W 37th St between Seventh and Eighth Aves, second floor (212-944-9013, designerloftnyc.com) Gabriella New York Bridal SalonThis lofty bridal salon has a distinctly downtown vibe: Upon entering the apartment-like space with white-painted brick walls and wood floors, you'll be greeted with classic rock music and a glass of coffee, wine or tea. Along with a consultant, brides are free to peruse the

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Best indie bridal shops

Kleinfeld isn't the only game in town: These local purveyors have gorgeous gowns aplenty. Designer LoftThis second-floor shop is a quiet respite from some of the madhouse salons in the nearby Garment District. The small space is lined with nontraditional gowns organized into groups, like vintage-inspired sheaths, trumpet gowns with elaborately ruffled bottoms and a lace section. Gowns, which range from $1,400 to $10,000 (in-house alterations are $400--$600), are either from local designers (such as Matthew Christopher and Elen Paumere) or international names (England's Jenny Packham, Israeli Galit Levi and Carlos Haro from Spain). After you walk through the dress selection with a consultant, try on your picks in one of the five large but spare wood-floored dressing rooms, as friends and family wait for you on the main room's plush couches and chairs. Besides wedding dresses, Designer Loft also carries Bling by Wilkening tear drop earrings ($175), Halo Swarovski crystal headbands ($300--$600) and a selection of bridesmaid dresses, including Liz Fields floral-print frocks ($220). 226 W 37th St between Seventh and Eighth Aves, second floor (212-944-9013, designerloftnyc.com) Gabriella New York Bridal SalonThis lofty bridal salon has a distinctly downtown vibe: Upon entering the apartment-like space with white-painted brick walls and wood floors, you'll be greeted with classic rock music and a glass of coffee, wine or tea. Along with a consultant, brides are free to peruse the

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Best indie bridal shops

Kleinfeld isn't the only game in town: These local purveyors have gorgeous gowns aplenty. Designer LoftThis second-floor shop is a quiet respite from some of the madhouse salons in the nearby Garment District. The small space is lined with nontraditional gowns organized into groups, like vintage-inspired sheaths, trumpet gowns with elaborately ruffled bottoms and a lace section. Gowns, which range from $1,400 to $10,000 (in-house alterations are $400--$600), are either from local designers (such as Matthew Christopher and Elen Paumere) or international names (England's Jenny Packham, Israeli Galit Levi and Carlos Haro from Spain). After you walk through the dress selection with a consultant, try on your picks in one of the five large but spare wood-floored dressing rooms, as friends and family wait for you on the main room's plush couches and chairs. Besides wedding dresses, Designer Loft also carries Bling by Wilkening tear drop earrings ($175), Halo Swarovski crystal headbands ($300--$600) and a selection of bridesmaid dresses, including Liz Fields floral-print frocks ($220). 226 W 37th St between Seventh and Eighth Aves, second floor (212-944-9013, designerloftnyc.com) Gabriella New York Bridal SalonThis lofty bridal salon has a distinctly downtown vibe: Upon entering the apartment-like space with white-painted brick walls and wood floors, you'll be greeted with classic rock music and a glass of coffee, wine or tea. Along with a consultant, brides are free to peruse the

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Best indie bridal shops

Kleinfeld isn't the only game in town: These local purveyors have gorgeous gowns aplenty. Designer LoftThis second-floor shop is a quiet respite from some of the madhouse salons in the nearby Garment District. The small space is lined with nontraditional gowns organized into groups, like vintage-inspired sheaths, trumpet gowns with elaborately ruffled bottoms and a lace section. Gowns, which range from $1,400 to $10,000 (in-house alterations are $400--$600), are either from local designers (such as Matthew Christopher and Elen Paumere) or international names (England's Jenny Packham, Israeli Galit Levi and Carlos Haro from Spain). After you walk through the dress selection with a consultant, try on your picks in one of the five large but spare wood-floored dressing rooms, as friends and family wait for you on the main room's plush couches and chairs. Besides wedding dresses, Designer Loft also carries Bling by Wilkening tear drop earrings ($175), Halo Swarovski crystal headbands ($300--$600) and a selection of bridesmaid dresses, including Liz Fields floral-print frocks ($220). 226 W 37th St between Seventh and Eighth Aves, second floor (212-944-9013, designerloftnyc.com) Gabriella New York Bridal SalonThis lofty bridal salon has a distinctly downtown vibe: Upon entering the apartment-like space with white-painted brick walls and wood floors, you'll be greeted with classic rock music and a glass of coffee, wine or tea. Along with a consultant, brides are free to peruse the

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Best indie bridal shops

Kleinfeld isn't the only game in town: These local purveyors have gorgeous gowns aplenty. Designer LoftThis second-floor shop is a quiet respite from some of the madhouse salons in the nearby Garment District. The small space is lined with nontraditional gowns organized into groups, like vintage-inspired sheaths, trumpet gowns with elaborately ruffled bottoms and a lace section. Gowns, which range from $1,400 to $10,000 (in-house alterations are $400--$600), are either from local designers (such as Matthew Christopher and Elen Paumere) or international names (England's Jenny Packham, Israeli Galit Levi and Carlos Haro from Spain). After you walk through the dress selection with a consultant, try on your picks in one of the five large but spare wood-floored dressing rooms, as friends and family wait for you on the main room's plush couches and chairs. Besides wedding dresses, Designer Loft also carries Bling by Wilkening tear drop earrings ($175), Halo Swarovski crystal headbands ($300--$600) and a selection of bridesmaid dresses, including Liz Fields floral-print frocks ($220). 226 W 37th St between Seventh and Eighth Aves, second floor (212-944-9013, designerloftnyc.com) Gabriella New York Bridal SalonThis lofty bridal salon has a distinctly downtown vibe: Upon entering the apartment-like space with white-painted brick walls and wood floors, you'll be greeted with classic rock music and a glass of coffee, wine or tea. Along with a consultant, brides are free to peruse the

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