Most brides purchase their wedding dress eleven months before their wedding. Have you started looking yet? If not, I have some great suggestions for your STL wedding dress purchase.
And no it’s not clearance racks, Monica.
By the way, this article will probably be full of Friends’ GIFs. Sorry?
On her wedding day, a woman should be certain she has found a dress that makes her feel confident, and above all else, beautiful.” – Carolina Herrera
Weird facts about wedding dresses
I thought this would be a fun and interesting thing to research and I wasn’t disappointed.
- 1.85 miles: The length of the world’s longest wedding gown train. I may not be happy if you bring that kind of train to your boudoir session and expect me to photograph it.
- The average price of a wedding dress is $1,564.
- 18% of brides buy their dresses online(I’m not sure I could do that).
- 14% of brides show the groom their dress before the wedding.
I don’t think I would want to show my groom my wedding dress. Save those emotions for the wedding day. I mean look at Chandler. Would you want to miss out on that?
STL Wedding Dress Shop Suggestion #1
The Ultimate Bride is located at 1115 South Big Bend Boulevard, in St. Louis, MO. They carry wedding dresses by designers like Stella York and Stella York Plus Size, Essence is Australia, Mikaella, L’Amour by Calla Blanche, Morilee, and Juliette Plus Size.
They not only carry STL wedding dresses, but they also carry bridesmaid dresses, flower girl dresses, and accessories!
By the way, the fourth annual National Bridal Sale Event takes place on July 20- 27, 2019. Find out more information here.
STL Wedding Dress Shop Suggestion #2
Clarice’s Bridal is located at 5714 South Lindbergh Boulevard in St. Louis, MO. They provide brides with a one-of-a-kind, personalized dress shopping experience and carry more brands than I can name, but a few are Allure, Madison James, Mori Lee, and Martin Thornburg.
They have been around since 1979 and really know wedding gowns and the wedding industry. You won’t go wrong trusting Clarice’s Bridal for your STL wedding dress shopping.
STL Wedding Dress Shop Suggestion #3
Town and Country Bridal and Formal Wear is located 2730 North Ballas Road in St. Louis. Their goal is to provide you with the highest quality wedding dresses from the designers that you adore at an affordable price, as well as a five-star experience that will provide memories for years to come.
They also carry tuxedos so you can send your groom and his groomsmen here for his wedding attire!
No matter where you decide to purchase your wedding dress, make sure it’s the dress of your dreams. You only get one wedding day, so it should be exactly what you want. The Ultimate Bride, Clarice’s Bridal, and Town and Country Bridal and Formal Wear are all great options, but there are tons of options in STL. I know you will find THE dress of your dreams in this city.
“I can’t keep calm, I said yes to the dress.” — Unknown
I’ve written some other bridal tips in other blog posts, so be sure to check them out. You’ll find a wedding cake designer, a wedding invitation designer, a photographer, suggestions for groom’s gift, bridal boudoir session tips, and so much more. All the information is free for you, and each recommendation is from my heart. I know each of those business owners and would use them myself if I needed to.