This place is called lovely for a reason. The intimate boutique boasts an extensive—but manageable—selection of unique designer dresses for any budget, including Project Runway’s Carol Hannah, Elizabeth Dye and Watters. Brides-to-be rave about the knowledgeable, friendly and helpful bridal consultants who won’t pressure you into the first dress you try on, even offering suggestions for your body type and budget if you don’t know exactly what you’re looking for. Note that you’ll have to get alterations elsewhere—Lovely Bride recommends Slate NYC and Sew Elegant Bridal—but the boutique does offer accessories to help finalize and perfect your look.
When it comes to shopping for your dream wedding dress, there’s no better place than bridal shops in New York. While finding the perfect venue and picking out bridal bouquets from flower shops can make you rethink saying “Yes,” choosing your dress for the big day doesn’t have to be a drag. Gotham’s diverse selection of bridal shops offer brides-to-be gowns from renowned designers like Vera Wang, authentic vintage dresses and modern, alternative styles at vintage clothes shops with expert bridal consultants who make the experience as stress-free as possible. From Tribeca to the Lower East Side, find the best bridal shop for the big day.
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