Laurels
Best Bridal Salons
in San Francisco
2017

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 San Francisco, CA.

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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.

Bridal Image

Bridal Image is an award-winning bridal salon in the San Francisco Metro area offering wedding gowns, flower girl dresses, and accessories. The collections feature artistic, modern, and couture designs. Bridal Image won the Bay Area A-List Best Wedding Dress award five times from 2008 to 2013. The salon has also been recognized by the San Francisco Awards for Wedding and Bridal Services, Wedding Wire Bride’s Choice Awards, and the Talk of the Town Customer Service Award.

San Francisco, CA(415) 861-4696

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Bridal Project

Bridal Project features designer gowns at discounted prices for brides in the San Francisco area. The store’s collection offers only consignment or off-the-rack gowns. Bridal Project’s featured designers include Vera Wang, Watters, Allure, Anne Barge, and Oscar de la Renta. Custom veils and bridal accessories are also available. The boutique opens for one appointment at a time, giving each bride personalized attention.

Burlingame, CA(650) 281-8302

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Dark Garden

Dark Garden specializes in corsets and bridal couture for San Francisco area clients planning traditional, modern, or alternative weddings. Clients can order supportive and ready-to-wear corsets, additional ensemble pieces, and custom-designed wedding gowns. During the development of wedding gowns, the designers may take up to five fittings for ideal comfort and figure.

San Francisco, CA(415) 431-7684

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Dori Anne Veils

Dori Anne Veils is a full-service bridal salon that has provided gowns, veils, and accessories in the San Francisco Bay area since 1997. The salon’s collection includes gowns for brides of every style, shape, and budget. Dori Anne Veils also offers expert alterations and flexible appointments.

Castro Valley, CA(510) 690-0100

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eDressit

Since 2004, eDressit has provided beautiful wedding gowns at affordable prices with a retail store in San Francisco. Besides wedding gowns, the store carries shoes, accessories, and dresses for bridesmaids, mothers of the bride, and formal evenings. All dresses can be customized for any size or other changes.

San Francisco, CA(415) 638-6956

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Emerald City Gowns

Emerald City Gowns specializes in consignment, designer samples, and made-to-order wedding gowns. Based in Berkeley, the bridal boutique has served practical green brides since 2011. Emerald City Gowns supports local businesses such as Norge Cleaners, photographer C. Bay Milne, and seamstresses Cathy Marie and Louise Austerie.

Berkeley, CA(510) 725-7771

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Flares bridal + formal

Flares bridal + formal offers a collection of bridal gowns, formal dresses, and accessories for the San Francisco Bay area. The collection includes a wide selection of worldwide bridal designers and award-winning formal designers. Past customers highly recommend Flares for a fun shopping experience and quality dresses.

Walnut Creek, CA(925) 939-3306

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Jin Wang

Jin Wang is a bridal atelier serving the greater San Francisco area. Brides receive expert advice to choose from the wide selection of made-to-order and unique gowns in the bridal studio. Many accessories are also available, such as French lace veils, crystal earrings, and beaded belts. Jin Wang has received The Knot’s Best of Weddings award six times and was admitted to The Knot Best of Weddings Hall of Fame.

San Francisco, CA(415) 397-9111

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Jinza Couture Bridal

Jinza Couture Bridal creates wedding dresses that are custom designed and fitted for brides in the greater San Francisco area. Founder Jinza Jin has been a designer for over 35 years, specializing in classic styles. The salon has 15 years of experience with couture designs. Jinza Couture Bridal received The Knot’s Best of Weddings Award three times.

San Francisco, CA(415) 351-1588

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Kinsley James

Kinsley James is a couture bridal salon based in Walnut Creek and serving the greater San Francisco area. The salon’s collection features designers such as Galia Lahav, Liz Martinez, Anne Barge, and Rivini. Most of the designers work with Kinsley James to make customizations and changes suited to each bride. VIP appointments include exclusive access to the store, champagne, mimosa bar, bouquet, food or desserts, a gift for the bride, gown discount, and pre-appointment consultation with the bridal stylist.

Walnut Creek, CA(925) 330-9228

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La Soie Bridal

La Soie Bridal carries top couture designers and exclusive La Soie Private Label designs in four salon locations, serving customers in San Francisco and throughout California. Past customers highly recommend La Soie Bridal for a comfortable atmosphere, quality customer service, and beautiful selection of gowns.

Pasadena, CA(626) 356-9889

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Lilac Dress Boutique

Lilac Dress Boutique features special occasion dresses as well as casual clothing and accessories in the Bay area. The boutique’s owner brings 16 years of experience in bridal fashion. Lilac carries a diverse collection of non-traditional dresses, including the largest selection from designer Nicole Miller in the San Francisco area.

Alameda, CA(510) 865-2544

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Marina Morrison

Marina Morrison has provided fine wedding gowns in the San Francisco Metro area since 1985. The open showroom gallery represents over 16 prestigious European and American designers. Marina Morrison is North California’s exclusive retailer of bridal collections from Oscar de la Renta, Carolina Herrera, and Marchesa. The salon is a three-time winner of The Knot’s Best of Weddings.

San Francisco, CA(415) 984-9360

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Novella Bridal

Novella Bridal specializes in designer wedding dresses and custom made-to-measure gowns for the San Francisco area. The Novella Bridal designers have expertise making on-site alterations and personalizing both new and heirloom dresses. The collections available include prestigious designers such as Pronovias, Essense of Australia, Rosa Clara, and Aire Barcelona.

San Francisco, CA(415) 981-9373

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Rin’s Bridal

Rin’s Bridal has curated a diverse collection of wedding gowns for Bay area brides over the past 30 years. Appointments include a dedicated fitting room and personal consultant. Brides can also drop-in without an appointment to browse the salon’s selection. Besides wedding gowns, the salon carries dresses for bridesmaids, mother of the bride, flower girls, and evening wear. Rin’s Bridal won the Wedding Wire Couple’s Choice Award in 2015.

San Carlos, CA(650) 595-3404

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Selina’s Bridal Shop

Selina’s Bridal Shop has served the greater Bay area since 2007 with bridal gowns, accessories, and services. Owner Selina has over a decade of experience as a bridal makeup and hair artist. In addition, she offers hair extensions, eyelash extensions, nails, and accessories. Brides can also receive private lessons to create elegant hairdos and makeup.

San Francisco, CA(510) 493-6579

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Siri

Siri opened in the San Francisco Metro area almost 30 years ago as an apparel label and has since specialized in dresses for brides, bridesmaids, and mothers of the bride. The Siri collections can be found at Siri Boutique in San Francisco or trunk shows and several retail stores around the country. The boutique also features special occasion dresses, day dresses, men’s accessories, and alteration services.

San Francisco, CA(650) 872-1100

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The Wedding Party

The Wedding Party is a bridal boutique based in Berkeley and serving the greater Bay area for the past 15 years. The gown collection appeals to contemporary and modern tastes. The Wedding Party has been featured on A Practical Wedding and Style Me Pretty. Past customers highly recommend the boutique for its dress selection and helpful service.

Berkeley, CA(510) 420-1338

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Trish Lee Bridal San Francisco

Trish Lee Bridal San Francisco is a bridal shop and design studio featuring simple wedding dresses for postmodern brides. Designer Trish Lee’s bridal gown collection offers timeless and vintage-inspired styles. The salon has been featured in several publications and was named by CBS in the Top 5 Bridal Shops In The Bay Area.

San Francisco, CA(415) 562-6553

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