Best Bridal Shops In Chicago

June 9, 2015 7:00 AM

(Photo Credit: mignonettebridal.com)

On your wedding day, all eyes will be on you — and that includes the dress you’ll be wearing. Whether you’ve been daydreaming about what you’ll be wearing since you were a child or are unsure what style best suits you, the bridal boutique you pick to help you find “the one” can make a world of difference. Each of these boutiques around Chicago will treat you like the queen you are, and make sure that you find the dress of your dreams.
(Photo Credit: mignonettebridal.com)

(Photo Credit: mignonettebridal.com)


Mignonette Bridal
1747 W. Belmont Ave.
Chicago, IL 60657
(773) 880-9141
www.mignonettebridal.com

Kpoene’, the founder and owner of Mignonette Bridal, has always had a love and eye for fashion, although it took her own wedding to realize her love of designing wedding gowns. Today, her Lakeview boutique offers an amazing personal shopping experience that includes Kpoene talking to brides about exactly what they’re looking for in a gown, with the help of inspiration images and historical costume books. In addition to custom gowns, Mignonette Bridal also offers heirloom gown revamping.

Belle Vie Bridal Couture
34 E. Oak St.
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 751-2222
www.belleviebridalcouture.com

For the dress of your dreams, head to this Gold Coast boutique. On your first appointment, you’ll have your own personal dressing suite and meet with your personal stylist, who will help you try on and pick out just the right custom dress. Once your perfect dress is picked out, your stylist will also help you complete your look with accessories. The shop’s owner Amanda also vows to meet each and every bride who comes through her doors, proving once again that it’s not just about the dress, but how the bride is treated at this upscale boutique. Dress prices range from $3,000 to $30,000.

(Photo Credit: Haute & Co. Bridal Boutique's Facebook)

(Photo Credit: Haute & Co. Bridal Boutique’s Facebook)


Haute & Co. Bridal Boutique
750 N. Franklin St.
Chicago, IL 60654
(312) 344-1625
www.hauteandco.com

Trying on a dress that actually fits you is paramount to finding your perfect dress, and that’s why Haute & Co. prides itself on offering a wide range of sample sizes for the plus-size gals, from size 12 to 28. This appointment-only boutique also offers wonderful service as they help you pick out the perfect designer dress, whether it be a dress from Pronovias, Essense of Australia, or Lea-Ann Belter. Wedding gown prices start at $2,200.

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Mira Couture
1 E. Delaware Place
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 255-1699
www.miracouture.com

For your contemporary wedding attire, visit this elegant bridal couture showroom in the Gold Coast. Started by Mira Horoszowski in the 1970s, the custom-made dresses are now designed by Mira’s daughter. Along with these one-of-a-kind pieces, Mira Couture also carries a number of high-end designers, ensuring there is a classic or contemporary style for just about anyone. They specialize in bridal gowns only, but do offer a few accessories as well, including veils. Gowns start at $1,800.

Weddings826
826 W. Armitage Ave.
Chicago, IL 60614
(773) 529-8871
www.wedding826.com

For a one-stop wedding shopping experience, look no further than this charming Lincoln Park boutique. Started as a wedding invitation and planning company, its current owner turned it into a boutique where brides could not only pick out an off-the-rack dress, but also an array of accessories. Don’t see exactly what you’re looking for? They do wedding dress orders, too.

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Elizabeth SanFilippo is a freelance writer, who enjoys trying new foods from all over the world. But her favorite city for culinary treats will always be Chicago. When not blogging about food, she’s working part-time at a culinary vacation company, The International Kitchen, based in the Windy City, as well as repping Younique cosmetics and skincare products. Some of her writing can be found at Examiner.com.

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