Laurels
Best Bridal Salons
in Birmingham
2016

Why These Bridal Salons?

Our goal is to connect people with the best local experts. We scored bridal salons on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analysed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best bridal salons in Birmingham, AL.

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Our Selection Criteria:

  • 1. Reputation

    A history of delighted customers and outstanding service.

  • 2. Credibility

    Building customer confidence with licensing, accreditations, and awards.

  • 3. Experience

    Masters of their craft, based on years of practical experience and education.

  • 4. Availability

    Consistently approachable and responsive, so customers never feel ignored.

  • 5. Professionalism

    Providing service with honesty, reliability, and respect.

Bella Couture

Bella Couture dresses brides in the Birmingham area. Wedding consultants work closely with each bride and her family to find the perfect gown that matches her vision and style and offers choices available from designers such as Lazaro, Allure, Marisa, and Tara Keely. Couture veils, tiaras, headbands, hairpins, combs, belts, and jewelry are also available from the likes of Erin Cole and Stephanie Browne. Brides voted the shop Best Bridal Salon in Birmingham in 2014 via voting on The Knot, and the salon has been seen in Alabama Weddings Magazine and on the Perfect Wedding Guide and The Birmingham Bride.

Birmingham, AL(205) 995-3444

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Bella’s Bridal and Formal

Bella’s Bridal and Formal is a bridal salon serving the Hoover community. The shop has a selection of exclusive dresses for brides and seeks to make every client feel like a princess with couture designs from names such as Essense of Australia, Tarik Ediz, Kenneth Wilson, and Badgley Mischka. Clients can peruse Bella's website to read tidbits about each designer and view photos of their work and style, and bridesmaid and mothers' gowns are also available as well as other formal wear. The salon provides full alteration services as well.

Hoover, AL(205) 403-7977

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Bridal Bliss

Bridal Bliss has been a Homewood bridal salon for over 25 years. The boutique is known for its range of wedding gowns from casual to ultra formal as well as its top-notch customer service and affordable prices for all budgets. Over 200 styles are available at any time including designs by Pronovias, La Sposa, Private Label by G, Moonlight, and Allure, and clients also have access to a variety of bridesmaid dresses, veils, headpieces, and mothers' gowns. Bridal Bliss encourages brides to make an appointment for an ideal experience, but walk-ins are also welcome.

Homewood, AL(205) 871-0002

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Bustle

Bustle handles bridal wear in the Homewood area. Brides can shop for a designer sample wedding gown from the salon's curated collection of off-the-rack samples or choose a luxury pre-worn gown, all at heavily discounted prices. Dresses are available to be taken immediately along with various accessories including veils, belts, and headpieces. Bustle's inventory continuously changes but has included Monique Lhuilier, Romona Keveza, Vera Wang, and Paloma Blanca, and brides need to fill out an online form to request an appointment as well as provide details pertaining to their gown desires.

Homewood, AL(205) 502-7484

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Carriage House Weddings

Carriage House Weddings has been dressing brides throughout Homewood for their big day for over 12 years. The salon features over 200 styles from the likes of Augusta Jones and Olia Zavozina and brings the newest designs from New York down South twice a year for every girl's dream dress to become a reality. Brides also have an exquisite collection of couture veils, tiaras, belts, combs, garters, necklaces, and other accessories to choose from to complement their dress design, and bridesmaids dresses, including from Monique Lhuillier, are also available. Carriage House has been seen in Brides, Weddings Unveiled, The Knot, and Alabama Bridal.

Homewood, AL(205) 871-7759

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Divine Design Formalwear

Divine Design Formalwear has been selling bridal gowns in Vestavia since 1986. The boutique offers a large selection of wedding dresses from the likes of Casablanca Bridal, Ella Rosa, Sophia Tolli, and Pronovias, and if brides can not find the perfect gown for their big day amidst current inventory, then the shop will order it for them. For the ideal shopping experience, appointments are recommended, and Sunday appointments are even available as well as easy online booking. Divine Design Formal wear sells dresses for flower girls, mothers, and bridesmaids as well, works with other companies for tuxedo rentals, and has been seen on The Knot.

Vestavia Hills, AL(205) 518-5559

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Heidi Elnora

Heidi Elnora has been a Birmingham bridal salon since 2006. The group is known for its close client relationships, unique designs, and Southern roots with personalized service at the designer's atelier. Brides can choose from the Build-a-Bride, Hello Darling, and heidi elnora collections as well as purchase shoes, jewelry, bridal lingerie, and other accessories. The owner graduated from the Savannah College of Art and Design, has her own show on TLC called Bride by Design, and sells to over 20 bridal boutiques around the world. Heidi Elnora has been seen in multiple media outlets such as Town & Country and on the Today show as well.

Birmingham, AL(205) 250-5232

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Images Bridal & Pageant

Images Bridal & Pageant has been a Gardendale bridal salon for 33 years. The boutique specializes in gowns in petite sizes all the way to plus sizes as well as dresses for mothers and bridesmaids, jewelry, and other wedding-day accessories. Brides appreciate Images Bridal & Pageant for its wide selection of dresses, discounted prices on designer gowns, alterations by a seamstress with 50 years of experience, and friendly, attentive customer service. Other formal wear for proms, parties, and quinceañeras is also available, and appointments are required.

Gardendale, AL(205) 631-5858

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Imperial Formal Wear

Imperial Formal Wear has been a Birmingham bridal salon since 2014. The full-service wedding shop provides bridal and bridesmaid gowns and tuxedo rentals, and brides can schedule full or partial appointments depending on their exact needs directly online. The shop's website lists various designers for clients to look through and consider including Lillian West, Emma Bridals, Bonny Unforgettable, and Aria Los Angeles as well as vendor referrals for any and all wedding-day needs from hair and flowers to photography and stationery. Alteration services are also available.

Birmingham, AL(205) 767-5453

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Ivory & White

Ivory & White is a Birmingham bridal salon. The shop's bridal consultants provide personalized service and plenty of pampering for brides as they choose a gown from top names such as Monique Lhuillier, Lela Rose, Romona Keveza, Inbal Dror, and Leanne Marshall. Services include One On One Appointments to find that perfect dress, Request the Runway with a private trunk showing, and The Perfect Fit for needed alterations with a seamstress. Ivory & White was named one of the Best Bridal Salons of 2016 by Brides Magazine and has been seen in The Knot, Style Me Pretty, and Southern Weddings.

Birmingham, AL(205) 871-2888

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The Clothes Tree By Deborah

The Clothes Tree By Deborah has been selling bridal gowns in Birmingham for over 50 years. Brides can look through current collection on the shop's website from designers such as Sherri Hill, Tony Bowls, and Jovani or come directly into the store for one-on-one customer service and help finding the perfect dress. Brides need to call for after-hours appointments, and online shopping is also available complete with virtual assistance by phone or email. The Clothes Tree sells a variety of other formal wear as well for bridesmaids, mothers, destination brides, proms and homecomings, and other special occasions.

Birmingham, AL(205) 822-1902

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Village Bridal of Homewood

Village Bridal of Homewood sells bridal gowns to residents all through the Birmingham area. The mother-daughter trio aims to create a unique and fun shopping experience to each bride and offers gowns in a range of styles from bohemian to classic. The boutique is known for its casual and friendly attitude as well as impeccable service and collection of unique veils, jewelry, headpieces, belts, and combs. Brides can look through and read about various designers including Truvelle, Rue de Seine, Theia Couture, Melinda Rose Design, and Adele Amelia. Appointments are available Tuesday through Saturday, and any needed alterations are referred to a trusted seamstress.

Homewood, AL(205) 874-6510

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