The last few years have seen a significant spike in the number of retailers offering wedding dresses online. While brick-and-mortar salons are still very popular for their appointment-only model, allowing brides-to-be to bring their family and friends with them, there is an increasing number of brides who’re interested in a more modern experience. One where they are not at the hands of the bridal stylist — who often brings gowns to them from the back of the shop based on what they think is their style — and where they can peruse an unlimited selection of brands that are both bridal and not.
With the arrival of wedding lines from the likes of e-commerce retailers and ready-to-wear designers like LaPointe, the selection is as fashion-forward as it’s ever been. Bridal brands like Katharine Polk's Houghton, who are disrupting the industry by making it more inclusive and accessible, and bridal launches from affordable brands like Eloquii (pictured here) are also on the rise. In addition to offering stylish wedding wares, many places on the list ahead also offer the convenience of buying your accessories all in the same place, making the experience seamless for brides who are not looking to spend their time going to several stores.
Ahead, the best places to buy wedding dresses in every budget.
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