Searching for a wedding gown boutique? Below we’ve shared a list of the best wedding dress shops in Connecticut you should know about!
1. BethAnn’s Boutique (Fairfield)
Located in Fairfield, CT, BethAnn’s Boutique has beautiful wedding dresses for brides located all across Connecticut. Owners Beth and Jessica are fashion fanatics and holders of MBA and fashion degrees. They first opened BethAnn’s Boutique in 2018 and set themselves apart from other bridal boutiques by offering a selection of dresses from small international designers.
Each dress available at BethAnn’s Boutique is handmade by tailors and designers to ensure a final product of the best possible quality. Your visit can include measurements, private fittings, alterations, and more. Contact BethAnn’s Boutique for more details.
2. A’Dor Couture (Southport)
The team at A’Dor Couture has more than two decades of bridal industry experience. Based in Southport, CT, they offer free 2-hour appointments for private groups and have more than 70 wedding dress samples in-store for you to browse.
All dresses at A’Dor Couture are made from high-quality fabrics and laces, and all are fully customizable depending on your sizing needs. Accessories including veils, hairpieces, bows, and belts, are also available. Contact A’Dor Couture to request an appointment.
3. The Savvy Bride (Stratford)
The Savvy Bride is a wedding dress shop with a difference. They purchase sample dresses that are disused in other boutiques, and sell them for prices that are 20-60% lower than you would see normally. They have a wide range of sizes, stocking everything from 0 to 22. These dresses are a great opportunity to reduce waste within the fashion industry, and they have not been worn in an actual wedding – just tried on in the store.
Because The Savvy Bride receives dresses from boutiques across the country, their inventory is constantly changing, with new dresses available every day. Owner Erica opened The Savvy Bride after her own experience with wedding dress shopping – she couldn’t find the perfect dress for her budget, and wanted to make beautiful gowns more accessible to brides in Stratford, CT. Contact The Savvy Bride to schedule an appointment.
4. Bridal Trousseau (New Haven)
Located in New Haven, Bridal Trousseau has wedding dresses in a wide range of styles, including traditional, luxe, glam, or minimalist. What’s more, their expert stylists can help you find exactly what you’re looking for, to ensure you couldn’t look more amazing on your special day.
A majority of the dresses at Bridal Trousseau are priced between $1000 and $2000, with some custom and unique gowns priced between $2000 and $8000. Designers stocked include Matthew Christopher, Rebecca Ingram, Eddy K, and more. Contact Bridal Trousseau for more details.
5. Bridal Affection (Hamden)
Bridal Affection is a wedding gown boutique in Hamden, CT. Their selection of gowns is one of the most extensive in the country, with something to suit every bride-to-be’s style and budget. Their flagship salon features some top bridal designers who are eager to share their industry knowledge, and their sample salon has a beautiful range of dresses, available for same-day purchase.
Bridal Affection has many dresses available at discounted prices – these are usually samples, designer overstock, and styles that are no longer being made. None of these gowns have been worn (just tried on in the store) or altered. They also have a great selection of accessories, including veils, belts, hairpieces, and more. Contact Bridal Affection to make an appointment.
6. Classic Brides By Eva (Stratford)
Classic Brides By Eva is a wedding dress shop in Stratford, CT, run by Eva herself. Eva has over four decades of experience in the wedding industry and has been sewing since a very young age. She worked in several bridal shops before finally opening her own in 1990. Eva offers wedding dresses, dresses for bridesmaids, flower girls, and mothers of the bride.
At Classic Brides By Eva, you can find dresses from Maggie Sottero, Rebecca Ingram, Kenneth Winston, and more. If you want to browse the offerings at Classic Brides By Eva, you will need to schedule an appointment first. Contact Classic Brides By Eva to get started.
7. Karlene Lindsay Designs (West Haven)
Karlene Lindsay Designs offers a beautiful selection of gowns for all occasions, including weddings. Brides-to-be can choose from a beautiful selection of gowns in their West Haven, CT store, and if you find the perfect dress but it doesn’t quite fit, they offer customizations and alterations to ensure you end up with the perfect wedding dress.
Customizations include removing or adding sleeves, adding beads, and tailoring/altering the dress to ensure the perfect fit. They can create an A-line dress, ballgown style, mermaid style, and more. Contact Karlene Lindsay Designs with any questions you may have.
8. Allure Bridal (Stamford)
Allure Bridal is a wedding gown store in Stamford, CT, offering beautiful dresses from some of the world’s most popular designers, including Maggie Sottero. They have a great range of styles, colors, and sizes ranging from 2 to 18. A number of their gowns are also available for wholesale price, so there’s never been a better time to grab a bargain. Contact Allure Bridal for further details.
9. The Plumed Serpent Bridal (Westport)
The Plumed Serpent Bridal in Westport, CT, has bridal gowns and formal evening dresses from some of the most popular modern designers. Browse the latest offerings from Allison Webb, Anne Barge, Caroline Castigliano, Lela Rose, and more. They also offer hairpieces, veils, and other accessories.
Exclusive private appointments are available for brides-to-be and seven of their guests, where you can enjoy champagne, snacks, and design consultants who can help you find the perfect dress. Contact The Plumed Serpent Bridal to schedule an appointment.
10. Sukran’s Bridal & Tuxedos (Norwalk)
Sukran’s Bridal & Tuxedos in Norwalk, CT, first opened its doors in 1980, offering beautiful wedding gowns and custom alterations for brides-to-be. Owner Sukran has been sewing since she was just seven years old, and has grown to become an extremely talented designer and seamstress.
At Sukran’s Bridal & Tuxedos, you can browse their selection of dresses from well-known designers, or try on one of Sukran’s own designs. If you have something special or specific in mind, you can also work with Sukran to have your dress designed from scratch. Contact Sukran’s Bridal & Tuxedos for more details.