We Vow to Find You the Dress of Your Dreams
Written By: Lex Ardeljan Your Guide to the Best Bridal Boutiques in Los Angeles
If the radiant weather is not indication enough, a quick skim through Facebook will confirm that wedding season has most definitely arrived. For men and women alike, it is an accepted fact that a couple’s wedding day ranks as one of the most important. From flowers to the guest list, everything must be perfect, with endless hours of careful consideration and planning all culminating to one magical day. The icing on the cake, however, is no pastry, but the bride’s dress. With so many bridal salons to choose from, where can one be sure to find the dress of their dreams? From traditional to whimsical, Locale has found the best bridal boutiques in Los Angeles for every bride.
In the heart of downtown LA’s Garment District lies the boho-glam Katie May bridal parlor. Since the brand’s inception in 2012, designer Katie May Neu has become internationally known for her intricate backless gowns. Handmade and locally sourced, Katie May is the go-to designer for the socially conscious bride. Not in LA? Katie May offers virtual fittings.
117 W 9th St #815
Los Angeles, CA 90015
With a spacious showroom filled with handpicked designs, Lili is a one-stop shop for all bridal needs. Lili offers a large range of sizes and an in-house seamstress to make each dress fit like a glove. There’s a reason this shop has been voted ‘Best of the Knot’ each year since 2008.
18663 Ventura Blvd
Tarzana, CA 91356
Bride’s independent designers focus on vintage inspired wedding dresses made for the modern blushing bride. For those looking for a personal experience and unique dress made with love, look no further.
1528 Sunset Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90026
With her characteristic clean lines and luxe fabrics, Carolina Herrera wedding gowns are nothing short of princess-worthy. Though this West Hollywood showroom is in the process of transitioning to a location on Robertson, set an appointment to see some of the runway’s most spectacular designer gowns.
8441 Melrose Pl
West Hollywood, CA 90069
There’s a reason that the Vera Wang label is synonymous with bridal wear. Wang’s gowns range from romantic to minimalist and can even be purchased in non-traditional black. The Rodeo Drive dual level store is the stuff of bridal legends. Looking for ethereal or city chic gown? Look no further than Vera.
428 N Rodeo Dr
Beverly Hills, CA 90210
Romantic and ornate, Claire Pettibone’s designs harken to mind garden weddings and rustic vineyards. Delicate lacework and embroidery set Pettibone’s designs apart from the rest. The Claire Pettibone boutique’s fairytale-like details make this the perfect stop for the bohemian bride.
7415 Beverly Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90036
Outfitted with industrial details and glass displays, BHLDN feels more Brooklyn than Beverly Hills. They offer one on one styling and everything from ring pillows to vow journals. Very in-the-moment, BHLDN also receives new shipments of styles at least once a month and offers ready to wear styles.
211 S Beverly Dr
Beverly Hills, CA 90212
Look no further for non-traditional bridal options than District Femme. Designer Deborah Sabet puts her suiting expertise to use in crafting made-to-measure non-dress options for modern women getting ready to walk down the aisle. District Femme suits feature cut outs, unexpected colors, sheer details, and even shorts.
817 South Los Angeles Street, 4F
Los Angeles, CA 90014
Les Habitudes has long been an LA go-to. Using period influences, Les Habitudes is known for their romantic twists on feminine contemporary bridal wear. Their gowns are sophisticated and fairytale-esque, making them perfect for those looking for more lavish options.
426 S Robertson Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90048
Tucked away in sunny Pasadena, Lovely specifically caters to the alternative and creative California bride. Lovely focuses on emerging independent designers and is a the choice for avid Etsy shoppers.
87 E Green St
Pasadena, CA 90069
What started as a small shop at the Fairfax Flea Market, Shareen Vintage has grown to be an LA and NY favorite. Offering hand cut and sewn gowns, Shareen Vintage is a fresh alternative to large, commercial boutiques.
1721 N Spring St
Los Angeles, CA 90012