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Best Bridal Salons in New York, NY

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Our goal is to connect people with the best local professionals. We scored New York City Bridal Salons on more than 25 variables across five categories, and analyzed the results to give you a hand-picked list of the best.

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Brooklyn, NY 11229

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4.6 (221)

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Lotus Bridal is a Brooklyn bridal salon that has been in business since 2005. The bridal salon operates a second location in Mineola and carries a wide selection of bridal gowns and dresses from numerous designers. Lotus Bridal also offers bridesmaid dresses, evening wear, and accessories such as veils, headpieces, jewelry, and sashes.

New York City, NY 10020

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5.0 (80)
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4.4 (17)

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Founded in 1999, the Romona Keveža Collection features the work of New York designer Romona Keveža, including her Luxe Bridal Collection. Keveža has dressed some of the world's most beautiful and influential women, including Angelina Jolie, Lady Gaga, Taylor Swift, Sofia Vergara, Jennifer Hudson, Kendall Jenner, Jane Fonda, Ariana Grande, Scarlett Johansson, Angela Bassett, Jennifer Lopez, and Oprah Winfrey.

New York City, NY 10018

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4.5 (22)
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4.3 (10)

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Modern Trousseau is a New York bridal salon that is owned and operated by designer Callie Tein. The bridal salon offers numerous styles of bridal gowns and dresses from a wide range of designers. Modern Trousseau also carries a large selection of bridal accessories such as belts, boleros and jackets, bracelets, earrings, hairpieces, veils, and more. The bridal salon also hosts events such as makeup sessions, sample sales, and more.

New York City, NY 10001

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4.5 (42)

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Steven Birnbaum Bridal is a New York bridal salon that has been in business since 1993. The bridal salon was founded by Steven Birnbaum and Robert Bullock and was formerly known as Birnbaum and Bullock. Steven has been a professional designer since 1978 and offers made-to-order handcrafted gowns and dresses. The bridal salon also carries flower girl dresses and accessories such as headpieces, jewelry, and veils.

New York City, NY 10018

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3.5 (202)
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5.0 (1)

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Designer Loft caters to brides-to-be seeking an intelligent approach to bridal couture selection, helping them make an informed choice about their wedding gowns to highlight their individualities. The New York City-based bridal salon offers an assortment of wedding gowns to meet the tastes and styles of traditional, conservative, and fashion-forward brides. Designer Loft comprises emerging and established designers, such as Jacob and Anthony of J'Aton Couture, who have crafted signature looks for celebrities like Jennifer Lopez and Beyoncé.

New York City, NY 10017

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4.0 (173)
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4.2 (74)

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The White Gown is a New York City bridal salon that has been in business since 2006. The bridal salon carries bridal gowns and dresses from a wide range of designers such as Blush by Hayley Paige, Theia, Enzoani, Alyne by Rivini, Pronovias, Badgley Mischka, and Eugenia. The White Gown also offers an extensive selection of bridal accessories.

Middle Village, NY 11379

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5.0 (172)
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5.0 (90)
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4.7 (89)

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Paisley Bridal is a Middle Village bridal salon that is owned and operated by Nicole Vega. Nicole has over 10 years of experience in the industry and has worked at both the renowned Kleinfeld Bridal and the bridal atelier Pronovias. Paisley Bridal offers bridal gowns and dresses from designers such as Allure, Essense of Australia, Maggie Sottero, Stella York, Rebecca Ingram, and Sottero & Midgley.

Mineola, NY 11501

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4.7 (388)
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4.5 (145)
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4.6 (111)

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Max Bridal is a Mineola bridal salon that has been in business since 2013. The bridal salon carries numerous bridal gowns and dresses from designers such as Allure Bridals, Allure Romance, Justin Alexander, Mori Lee, Stella York, and more. Max Bridal also carries bridesmaid dresses as well as bridal accessories and hosts trunk shows showcasing the works of various designers.

New York City, NY 10018

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5.0 (53)

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Carol Hannah is a New York bridal salon that has been in business since 2009. The salon is a designer flagship that features its own line of beautifully crafted designs. With a design studio that serves as a showroom, store, and production space, Carol Hannah is able to make each gown on site and by hand. Carol Hannah also participates in trunk shows in cities throughout the United States as well as in Canada.

Brooklyn, NY 11215

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4.5 (111)

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Schone Bride is a Brooklyn bridal salon that has been in business since 2010. The bridal salon was founded by designer Rebecca Schoneveld and carries an extensive collection of bridal gowns and dresses from designers such as Truvelle, Anais Anette, Rebecca Schoneveld, Daughters of Simone, Temperley London, Charlie Brear, Chantel Lauren, Divine Atelier, Laudae, and Tadashi Soji. They also have accessories from Hushed Commotion, Twigs + Honey, Jaclyn Jordan and Sara Gabriel. Schone Bride also hosts sample sales as well as trunk shows for various designers.

Compare our Top Bridal Salons

NameExpertise RatingAddressPromotionsLearn more
Lotus Bridal
Brooklyn, NY 11229
Romona Keveza Collection
New York City, NY 10020
Modern Trousseau
New York City, NY 10018
Steven Birnbaum Bridal
New York City, NY 10001
Designer Loft
New York City, NY 10018
The White Gown
New York City, NY 10017
Paisley Bridal
Middle Village, NY 11379
Max Bridal
Mineola, NY 11501
Carol Hannah
New York City, NY 10018
Schone Bride
Brooklyn, NY 11215

FAQs

  • Introduction

    The wedding dress is arguably one of the most important parts of the ceremony for the bride, so finding the right one can be a monumental task. Turning to the experts can be tremendously helpful, as bridal salons provide valuable services that help make the shopping experience a good one for brides and their all-things-bridal support group.

    Preparing to start shopping for that perfect wedding gown, but not sure where to start? Review some helpful information about bridal shops, wedding dress shopping, and what to expect with these bridal salon FAQs.
  • What is a bridal salon?

    Bridal salons are shops that cater to brides. They sell wedding gowns, bridesmaids’ dresses, and other bridal accessories. Most offer stylist consultations and alteration services. They often operate on an appointment-only basis, giving the bride an exclusive experience. They also have seating areas for guests of the bride, such as select family and friends.

  • Are more dads going to bridal salons with their daughters?

    Traditionally, it was common to see moms with their daughters instead of dads at the bridal salon. However, that’s been changing over the past several years as more fathers get involved earlier in the wedding planning stages. It’s now common for both fathers and mothers to accompany the bride-to-be.

  • Do bridal salons purchase wedding dresses?

    Bridal salons generally don’t buy used wedding dresses outright, but some salons accept gently used, high-quality wedding gowns on consignment. They pay the owner an agreed-upon amount after the gown sells. Contact the salon first to ask about their policies and rules regarding pre-owned dresses.

  • Do you tip at a bridal salon?

    Gratuities for the salon consultant typically aren’t required or expected. However, tipping the seamstress may be appropriate when extensive alterations are required and the bride is incredibly happy with the outcome or the vendor went above and beyond, such as completing a rush order.

  • How do bridal salons get dresses?

    Bridal shops source inventory through various methods. They may order a selection of custom gowns for brides to try on and then special order a special custom-made gown for the bride. Some salons order direct from the manufacturer or wholesaler, and many shops supplement their inventory with pre-owned dresses.

  • How many bridal salons should you visit?

    Visiting three or four bridal salons is usually sufficient. Avoid trying on too many dresses, or the experience may become confusing and overwhelming. Discuss your preferences with the stylist first and work with them to choose between four and seven dresses to try on before making a final choice.