Where to Find A Wedding Dress in San Francisco - Grier Cooper Photography

Where to Find A Wedding Dress in San Francisco

The blissful days since you got engaged are equal parts hectic and joyful, especially when it comes time to search for a wedding dress in San Francisco. It’s hard to know where to shop, and which bridal boutiques are going to offer you an amazing experience. We’ve put together a list of our favorite places to find the wedding dress of your dreams. Every one of these San Francisco bridal boutiques has gorgeous gowns, lovely ambiance, and superlative service. We know you’ll love them!

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San Francisco Bridal Shops

Wild bride. A bridal boutique for the unique, unconventional, and three end spirited bride, located in the heart of San Francisco, just steps away from the iconic painted ladies. At wild bride, you can expect to find a serene and luxe space, with a selection of unique, untraditional yet chic gowns from around the world.

Atelier des Modistes. You will love this San Francisco gem! Resident owner/designer Suzanne Hanley is the real deal and her Russian Hill shop couldn’t be more elegant. You will fall in love with her custom–designed, handmade gowns and accessories. Each of them has a refined, European sensibility, with luxe fabrics and beading. She really knows how to put a complete look together for you, personally styled from head to toe. Gorgeous gowns, as well as the veils, headpieces, jewelry, and shoes.

Lovely Bride. Since 2010 Lovely Bride has been the first to stock undiscovered designers who offered the freshest bridal fashion. This San Francisco bridal boutique celebrates body positivity and self-love with innovative wedding dress designs in an inclusive size range. You will love their elegant Union Street location, and there are plentiful options to go grab a bite and a glass of champagne afterward to celebrate!

East Bay Bridal Shops

Janine‘s Bridal Boutique. An intimate boutique located on the island of Alameda, Janine’s offers a wide range of gorgeous gowns, veils, headpieces, bridal shoes, and customized jewelry. The shop is run by a mother-daughter team who believe in a relaxed and beautiful shopping experience. This is a “no pressure“ store–they won’t rush you–and they close the store for you during your exclusive appointment! They’re even happy to take photos of you in your dress in case you need time to mall it over.

Kinsley James. This couture bridal salon in Walnut Creek, CA offers well-known designers such as Galia LaHav, Liz Martinez, and Rivini. You’ll find a wonderful selection of dresses and exceptional customer service. they are happy to make recommendations without pressuring you to go above your budget. There are plentiful restaurants nearby so you can go grab a bite or a glass of champagne to celebrate afterward!

North Bay Bridal Shops

Wine Country Bride Boutique. Destination bridal salon located in the heart of wine country. They carry a hand-picked a collection of designer bridal gowns, with a focus on completing every brides wedding look from head to toe, while providing an unforgettable customer experience. It’s a beautiful blend of luxury and local culture.

South Bay Bridal Shops

Trudy’s Bridal Boutique. After serving brides for more than 44 years, Trudy’s has become a very area bridal institution. Trudy herself is known as one of the Bay Area’s preeminent buyers, always looking for the newest, freshest designs. The boutique carries a wide range of styles and sizes (size 4–26) to meet any budget. You’ll love the shop and the service here!

We wish you all the best in your search for a wedding dress in San Francisco. Make sure you call ahead to book an appointment and have fun finding the wedding dress of your dreams!




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