Planning a wedding can be a very fun affair filled with all those beautiful details to make the day special, but there is one major purchase that can easily leave you feeling overwhelmed and stressed. That of course is getting the dress.
Finding the perfect dress that leaves you feeling radiant and gorgeous can be a tough task, especially if you have hundreds of shops and boutiques to choose from. To help make your dress shopping journey fun and effortless, we have compiled a list of the top 25 stores to find the wedding dress of your dreams.
The name Helen Rodrigues has become an icon for Australia’s most elegant brides. Established in 2001, Helen has brought collections from the world’s most eminent designers to Australia. Those in the know and lovers of designer luxury head to the Helen Rodrigues Bridal boutique, in Sydney’s leafy Lower North Shore suburb of Neutral Bay, to view the latest in international designs and trends in bridal wear.
Steven Khalil is recognised as one of Australia’s leading designers specialising in red carpet and bridal gowns. His designs are renowned for their elegance and beauty, combining classical elements of bygone eras with a contemporary edge.
Reviving elements of a classical era of European couture, Steven has developed an approach that is tailored to each individual. This is characterized by closely working with each client to develop a personalized couture experience and ultimately, their gown.
For real-life wedding dress inspiration check out the Enchanted garden wedding of Randa and Peter's Wedding at Oatlands House, where the bride wore a long sleeve, lace gown that with a mermaid skirt, a Zuhair Murad inspired-gown designed by Steven Khalil.
Raffaele Ciuca Bridal has proudly housed Australia’s largest selection of wedding dresses for over 60 years. Located in two Melbourne locations, our boutiques can be found in Armadale and Brunswick. Browse our finest collections online and book an appointment with us in one of our bridal shops as we’d love to meet you.
Sydney Road’s flagship Bridal Emporium; Raffaele Ciuca Brunswick will impress with the ultimate bridal shopping experience with over 250 styles to choose from including our new RC Curve Collection.
For real-life wedding dress inspiration check out the Romantic wedding of Jacqui and Greg at The Convent Gallery, where the bride wore a gloriously feminine gown designed by Raffaele Ciuca Bridal, Drinam gown by Pronovias.
Made With Love Designer, Carla Jenkins, is always thinking about and perfecting her next design. Drawing inspiration from fashion trends, personal feedback from her brides, and the diverse women around her, Carla’s passion is designing the perfect dress to embody the modern-day bride’s brilliance and beauty.
MWL has revolutionised the bridal world by creating beautiful and modern dresses for everyday, natural beauties. We are known for our daring V necklines and plunging low backs as well as our luxurious French crepe dresses. Our designs can be found in exclusive MWL boutiques and retailers worldwide.
For real-life wedding dress inspiration check out the wedding of Rebecca and Sam's Wedding at Bonville Golf Resort, where the bride wore a stunning lace dress with sequins and a nude underlay gown designed by Made With Love Bridal.
Australian wedding dress designer Karen Willis Holmes has been at the forefront of bridal fashion since being established in 2000, providing beautifully designed and handcrafted wedding gowns for the elegant, modern and timeless bride. Our team is in Australia and every one of our staff is dedicated to our company’s mission and the brides we have the pleasure of working with. Our goal is to always create a one-of-a-kind, personal and genuine experience for brides when finding their perfect wedding dress.
For real-life wedding dress inspiration check out the Old-World charm wedding of Peter and Rosalyn's Wedding at Hotel Kurrajong, where the bride wore a modern-elegant gown designed by Anya Gown by Karen Willis Holmes.
Living in Paris, Rue de Seine founder and designer Michele Corty was constantly inspired by the effortless bohemian style of Saint-Germain-des-Près, and its free spirited residents. After marrying the love of her life on Rue de Seine, a street humming with creativity, artistic energy, passion and art, Michele moved back to New Zealand and started Rue. Beginning with a small team of six in a shared studio space, and a boutique in Newmarket - Rue de Seine has now grown to a worldwide company wholesaling gowns from our Auckland Atelier to over 80 retailers all across the globe.
For real-life wedding dress inspiration check out the Travel-Themed wedding of Sarah & Kieran's Wedding at The Pavilion Kiama, where the bride wore a backless, fitted, non-strapless gown designed by Rue de Seine.
Zinnia provides the bridal experience that every girl dreams of and offers the ultimate wedding dress shopping experience like no other store. Our friendly and attentive consultants provide a memorable experience from the moment you walk-in to every detail to make it as precious as it deserves to be. Brides are guaranteed to leave Zinnia feeling confident, happy and excited to come back to see their dream wedding gown.
For real-life wedding dress inspiration check out the Contemporary Elegant wedding of Kimberly and Jason's Wedding at Orso, where the bride wore a mermaid silhouette with an attachable overskirt, designed by Demetrios gown by Zinnia Bridal.
Founded in 2012 by best friends Katie McVeigh and Alicia Arcuri, Pasduchas is a contemporary Australian brand dedicated to dressing todays women, for every occasion.
Based in Sydney, our philosophy to create garments of the highest quality, which empower women, is at the forefront of every decision we make. Our close-knit team has a hands on approach with each of our partners to ensure best practices are maintained every step of the way, whilst forever evolving them forward.
For real-life wedding dress inspiration check out the Simple yet Elegant wedding of Emma and Brad's Wedding at St Andrews Conservatory, where the bride wore a full-length gown designed by Pasduchas.
Marry Me Bridal’s dream team is passionate about providing the highest quality in service. Our reputation has been built on being one of the leading bridal businesses, not just on Sydney’s North Shore but across Australia.
With a diverse collection of both Australian and international designers, our style combines traditional silhouettes with modern glamour and romantic beauty, reflecting the individual style and personality of our brides. From Mosman to Dublin, Avalon to Auckland, our gowns are worn and embraced with a passion for uniqueness, romance, and elegance.
For real-life wedding dress inspiration check out the Elegant garden wedding of Melisa and Andrew's Wedding at Jonah’s Whale Beach, where the bride wore a backless lace Erandi Gown with a long train designed by Pronovias from Marry Me Bridal.
Megan Ziems set out to change the bridal industry. She believed that quality shouldn’t be dictated by a price tag, and that a woman shouldn’t be forced to sacrifice style for comfort.
And so, in 2010 began the story of Grace Loves Lace. Since then, our team has created a whole new perspective on bridal dressing and have been designing gowns we want women to feel confident and empowered in. Our handmade gowns are all about effortless luxury, quality and style. We design gowns that have soul, originality and authenticity.
For real-life wedding dress inspiration check out the low-key and elegant wedding of Solza & Simon's Wedding at Café Heide, where the bride wore an asymmetrical lace dress with silk tulle overlay and satin waist ribbon designed by Grace Loves Lace.
The Bridal Atelier is a dress haven inspired to expand the parameters of bridal into pieces that have a distinct fashion aesthetic. At the forefront of our signature offering is a tailored dress shopping experience that is inviting and filled with dresses that feel effortlessly like something you’d actually wear!
The Bridal Atelier has stores in both South Melbourne and Darlinghurst, Sydney, Australia.
With eight showrooms across Australia and over 40 years of experience, Luv Bridal & Formal offers international designer downs at designer direct prices.
The highly qualified stylists take a personal interest in the gowns and their clients and ensure every bride receives that one-on-one experience when searching for their dream dress.
We are a premier bridal emporium with three boutique locations based in Sydney CBD, Parramatta and Miranda. Brides of Sydney is renowned for bringing a premium selection of international and local bridal fashion to Australian brides.
A wedding dress is often the most significant item of clothing a woman will ever purchase, therefore, finding the perfect gown should be an experience that is nothing short of magical. With years of experience, our expert bridal consultants assist our brides in finding the perfect gown and fit, no matter their budget, size or age, all the while styling their bridesmaids to complement them.
Sweethearts Bridal Boutique is one of Sydney’s leading retailer of bridal gowns, bridesmaids , bridal accessories and mens suits.
Sweethearts have been providing this service for brides and grooms for over 30 years winning multiple awards for their highly regarded level of personal service. Brides come from all over Sydney, New South Wales and overseas to experience the amazing service and product range that we carry.
After working in the fashion industry for close to 20 years, Alexandra Riordan now brings her keen eye for style to bridal gowns in Sydney. Along with her team, Alexandra scours the globe for the latest bridal gowns and accessories at affordable price points.
Located in the Dymocks Building in the heart of Sydney Fashions by Farina, your Sydney Stockist, is widely recognised as one of Sydney’s leading and longest established bridal houses offering a wealth of experience in individual attention. With over 50 years experience, Fashions by Farina has the unique ability to ensure that each bride looks and feels absolutely superb on their wedding day in the perfect wedding gown.
Bridal Secrets offers a dynamic and luxurious range of bridal designers allowing us to give our customers an extensive collection of some of the most world renowned bridal gowns to date.
With a unique and stylistic approach to fashion and a conscientious understanding of the female form, our designers offer an exclusive couture collection along with the option to custom-make gowns. Constructed with only the finest fabrics, our custom dresses are beautifully tailored to bring your dream to life.
Since opening in 1994, A Brides Blessing has become one of Sydney’s premier bridal boutiques. This bridal store stocks designers such as Mori Lee, French Collection by Wendy Makin, Airs & Graces, Jack Sullivan, Peter Trends and more. And, with bridesmaid dresses, flower girl dresses, pageboy outfits and jewellery available in-store, this boutique really does have it all.
With over 15 years’ experience as a leading destination amongst Sydney bridal shops along with decades of bridal design experience amongst our professional staff, Idora is the shop of choice for brides-to-be looking for those special bridal gowns.
Our bridal consultants have the expertise to help you choose the right dress for your big day; a flattering gown that reflects your unique style and individuality, and makes you feel like a princess. This personalized serve is what makes us one of the best bridal stores in Sydney.
Perfect Day Bridal is one of Sydney’s leading bridal stores.
Sleek and sophisticated, classic and timeless, lace or sparkle, demure, glamorous, princess-like — wedding dresses are the things of which dreams are made. Bringing to life all the loveliness a bride has long envisioned, a beautiful wedding dress is the centerpiece of that special day.
Highly acclaimed couturier Rhonda Hemmingway is a designer with a passion for creating perfectly cut, superbly fitted “made to measure” gowns for Weddings and Evenings.
She is widely respected in the Eastern Suburbs for her first class service and attention to detail. Rhonda is one of the only authentic couturiers in Australia because, unlike her contemporaries, she can design, cut, assemble & sew a gown from beginning to end.
As one of the world’s leading brands of designer wedding dresses and evening wear, MorileeMorilee has been making your dreams come to life with the help of our amazing designer Madeline Gardner and her striking artistic visions.
Madeline’s luscious wedding dresses have turned heads and dropped jaws at millions of weddings throughout the world. To the lucky brides who get to wear these gorgeous works of art, Madeline Gardner is much more than a magician. She’s a fairy godmother making dreams come true.
At AE Bridal House, we design and manufacture affordable and elegant products including bridal gowns, bridemaids' dresses and prom dresses to meet the needs of our customers.
Various bridal accessories including jewellery, veils and crystal head pieces are also sold to help the bride create a stunning outlook for the big day. Our dresses are designed to emphasis femininity with a touch of elegance and they are perfect for weddings, functions and other formal occasions.
No two brides are the same ...
Hope and Page believe every bride should stay true to her personal style. From the girl who dreams of tying the knot barefoot on the beach, to the modern bride in a sleek sheath, or the true romantic who loves layer upon layer of tulle, Hope and Page promise is to help every bride find her dream in a calm and relaxing environment.
Hope and Page founder, Alexandra Thompson, is an established fashion stylist with over a decade-long career working across some of Australia's leading fashion and bridal publications, such as In Style, Madison, Shop 'Til You Drop, The Knot, Hello May and Cosmopolitan Bride.
Named ‘one to watch’ by Vogue and a ‘one of the top bridal designers’ by Harpers Bazaar. Moira Hughes Couture is born from a long love affair with the perfectly fitted wedding gown. An eye for detail and attention to fit, Moira ensures everything comes together in a gown so unique you will remember it forever.
The first in Australia to introduce an innovative use of Parisienne corsetry, our brides bodies are sculpted from within, allowing the simple beauty of the fabrics to flow on the outside. We will ensure when the moment comes to slip on your Moira Hughes gown it will be a moment to always remember.
For thousands of brides across Australia, finding the perfect dress is one of the most important elements when planning their dream wedding. For those located in Sydney, New South Wales, our list showcasing the 25 best bridal stores is the best place to start your dress search.