Retail Standout

Vows magazine profiles retail standouts… those bridal retailers who have an exempliary history of success, community involvement, and customer service. We profile small couture stores, large regional stores, and everything in between… and we profile stores throughout North America, not just in one region or city.

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Photos Courtesy © Tara Draper Photography

Main Street Marvel

In the small town of Reedsburg, Wis.,
Brides N’ Belles has earned a big-time following.

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The Bridal Suite of Louisville. Photos: David Blair Photography,

Southern Hospitality, Jersey Spunk

The Bridal Suite of Louisville rocks it old school!

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The Gilded Gown store entrance. Photo credit: Star Noir Studio

The Gilded Gown: Surviving and Thriving

With uncompromising entrepreneurial energy,
Jacqui Wadsworth drives The Gilded Gown to new heights.

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J.J. Kelly Storefront. Photography Credit: Rivendell Photography

JJ Kelly... a Southern Sensation

Where true love meets true luxury in the heart of Oklahoma City.

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Elegant Occasions is a High Tech Heaven

Wausau, Wis., bridal salon caters to brides of
the future while maintaining traditional charm.

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Little White Dream

Denver-based bridal shop thrives
by providing exclusive product, luxury experience.

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The long hall entrance that leads to the second-floor showroom is lined with notes and photos hanging on the walls from brides over the years. Gowns in photo: Sorella Vita on both ends and Justin Alexander in the middle. Photo ©Shawn Black Photography

Bigger, Better, Best!

Bella Sera Bridal & Occasion finds success
catering to Every Woman, Every Occasion.

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The Accidental Bridal Retailer

Though Betsy Robinson admittedly fell into bridal retail,
her Baltimore-based shop thrives into its fourth decade.

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Rare Finds

A unique niche helps these salons find success.

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House of Maya: Commitment to Create

House of Maya: A brave, relentless focus to rebuild bridal glory
makes different dreams come true.

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Previous Retail Standouts

For over 25 years, VOWS magazine has had the privilege of profiling some of the finest bridal salons in North America. What follows is a sampling of those salons gracing our pages, listed in alpha order:

Anderson’s Bride, Anchorage, Ak.

Angelique’s Bridal Salon, Blaine, Minn.

Anjolique Bridal & Formal, Huntersville, N.C.

Arlene’s Bridal Salon, Bloomfield, N.J.

Azteca Bridal, Phoenix, Ariz.

Beautiful Weddings, Missoula, Mon.

Becker’s Bridal, Fowler, Mich

Bella Sera Bridal & Occasion, Danvers, MA

Betsy Robinson's Bridal, Pikesville, MD

Brickhouse Bridal, The Woodlands, Texas

Bridal and Formal Inc., Cincinnati, Ohio

Bridal Garden, Marlton, N.J.

Bridal Reflections, Massapequa, N.Y.

Bridal Superstore by Posie Patch, Indianapolis, Ind.

Bridal Trousseau, Branford, Conn.

Bridal Warehouse, Elizabethtown, Ky

Bridals by Lori, Atlanta, GA

Carlisle’s of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pa.

Catan Fashions, Strongsville, Ohio

Champagne & Lace, Abbotsford, B.C.

Charlotte’s Weddings & More, Portland, Ore.

Chic Parisien, Coral Gables, Fla.

d’Anelli Bridal, Lakewood, Colo.

Deborah’s Bridal, Upland, Calif.

Doreen Leaf Designs, Hartville, Ohio

Elegant Occasions, Wausau, WI

Elizabeth’s Bridal Manor, Northville, Mich.

Emmy’s Bridal, Minster, Ohio

Fiancée Bridal, Minot, N.D.

I Do Bridal, Seattle, Wash.

Imaginations Bridal, Brookhaven, Miss.

J&B Bridal, Chambersburg, Pa.

Jay West, Haddonfield, N.J.

Jessica’s Bridal & Formal, Bay, Ark.

JJ Kelly Bridal, Oklahoma City, OK

Kleinfeld, New York, N.Y.

Little White Dress, Denver, CO

Low’s Bridal & Formal, Brinkley, Ark.

Mariella Creations, Rocky Hill, Ct.

Mark Ingram Atelier, New York, N.Y.

MB Bride & Special Occasion, Greensburg, Pa.

Mestad’s Bridal & Formalwear, Rochester, Minn.

Mon Amie Bridal Salon, Costa Mesa, Calif.

Poffie Girls Bridals & Formals, Gastonia, N.C.

Prevue Bridal & Formal, San Diego, Calif.

Rebecca’s Wedding Boutique, Louisville, Ky.

Special Memories, Leadington, Mo.

Terry Costa, North Dallas, Texas

The Bridal Centre, Calgary, AB, Canada

The Bridal Collection, Centennial, 

The Bridal Path, Jackson, Miss.

The Plumed Serpent, Westport, Conn.

The Gilded Gown, Knoxville, Tenn.

The Wedding Tree, La Crosse, Wis.

TJ Formal Profiled: Joplin, Mo.

Uptown Bridal & Boutique Chandler, Ariz.

Vera’s House of Bridals   Madison, Wis.

Wedding Belles Stevensville, Mich.

Wedding Shoppe Inc. St. Paul, Minn.

Wedding Wonderland Knoxville, Tenn.

Weddings by Debbie Katy, Texas

Wishing Well Bridal East Providence, R.I.


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