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Best Bridal Shops In Chicago

October 3, 2010 1:52 PM

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Alice Padrul Bridal Couture. (credit: alicepadrul.com)

Alice Padrul Bridal Couture. (credit: alicepadrul.com)

For some brides, the thought of lacing up a pair of sneakers to raid Filene’s stock of designer dresses isn’t exactly ideal. For brides seeking tasteful options and exceptional service, the best bridal shops in Chicago offer a wide range of designs and individual attention. – Gretchen Salois

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Bella Bridesmaid. (credit: bellabridesmaid.com)

Bella Bridesmaid

8 E. Chestnut Street
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 943-0344
www.bellabridesmaid.com

High-end franchise Bella Bridesmaid has shops all across the United States catering to a bride’s ladies in waiting. Rather than outfit your closest friends in tacky outfits, send your ladies to this modern and fashionable shop in Chicago’s Gold Coast neighborhood. With more than 150 designers to choose from and offering selections for every body type, a bride can check off one less stressful task from her list.

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Belle Vie Bridal Couture. (credit: belleviebridalcouture.com)

Belle Vie Bridal Couture

34 E. Oak Street
4th Floor
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 751-2222
www.belleviebridalcouture.com

A posh bridal boutique located on Oak Street in Chicago, Belle Vie Bridal Couture’s sister shop is Vera Wang – not a bad partnership. The bride and attendants have options from Anne Barge, Amsale, Christos, Christian Lacroix and St. Pucchi to choose from. Set an appointment for a personal walk-through of the latest in bridal fashion.

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Alice Padrul Bridal Couture. (credit: alicepadrul.com)

Alice Padrul

1360 W. Randolph Street
Chicago, IL 60607
(312) 455-8094
www.alicepadrul.com

It’s not often that the designer of your wedding dress comes out to greet you personally, but thats one of the unique perks that make Alice Padrul in the West Loop one of the best bridal shops in Chicago. Attention to detail and intricate workmanship of Padrul’s creations are custom fitted to meld to every curve. A bride doesn’t feel weighed down in a mess of fabric because Padrul’s designs are custom-made to please every bride.

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Mira Couture (credit: miracouture.com)

Mira Couture

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

With a wide selection of designers to choose from, Mira Couture on Delaware Place offers a unique offering in bridal couture. Hailing from Warsaw, Poland, Mira designs her own creations as well as offering dresses by designers Paloma Blanca, Ysa Makino and Alfred Sung. The sunny showroom and modern layout of the shop is a unique and fresh atmosphere to peruse and try on potential wedding gowns.

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Nicole Miller (credit: nicolemiller.com)

Nicole Miller

1419 N. Wells Street
Chicago, IL 60610
(312) 664-3532
www.nicolemiller.com

With romantic and modern designs to fit a wide range of budgets, Nicole Miller wedding dresses in Chicago’s Old Town neighborhood gives brides the opportunity to be runway chic on their special day. Call to schedule an appointment with one of the store’s stylists, who work to fit your schedule and help you find the perfect dress. You can even peruse their inventory online, and call the boutique to arrange your choices.

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