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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Jan 1, 2017
The Bridal Suite of Louisville rocks it old school!
Nov 1, 2016
With uncompromising entrepreneurial energy,
Jacqui Wadsworth drives The Gilded Gown to new heights.
Sep 1, 2016
Where true love meets true luxury in the heart of Oklahoma City.
Jun 1, 2016
Wausau, Wis., bridal salon caters to brides of
the future while maintaining traditional charm.
May 17, 2016
Denver-based bridal shop thrives
by providing exclusive product, luxury experience.
Mar 1, 2016
Bella Sera Bridal & Occasion finds success
catering to Every Woman, Every Occasion.
Jan 22, 2016
Though Betsy Robinson admittedly fell into bridal retail,
her Baltimore-based shop thrives into its fourth decade.
Oct 9, 2015
A unique niche helps these salons find success.
Oct 9, 2015
House of Maya: A brave, relentless focus to rebuild bridal glory
makes different dreams come true.
Oct 9, 2015
How one Las Vegas retailer’s “gamble”
resulted in an amazing payoff.
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. www.andersonsbride.com
Angelique’s Bridal Salon, Blaine, Minn. www.angeliquesbridalsalon.com
Anjolique Bridal & Formal, Huntersville, N.C. anjolique-bridal.com
Arlene’s Bridal Salon, Bloomfield, N.J. www.arlenesbridals.com
Azteca Bridal, Phoenix, Ariz. www.azbride.com
Beautiful Weddings, Missoula, Mon. www.beautifulweddingsbridal.com
Becker’s Bridal, Fowler, Mich www.beckersbridal.com
Bella Sera Bridal & Occasion, Danvers, MA www.bellaserabride.com
Betsy Robinson's Bridal, Pikesville, MD www.betsyrobinson.com
Brickhouse Bridal, The Woodlands, Texas www.brickhousebridal.com
Bridal and Formal Inc., Cincinnati, Ohio www.bridalandformalinc.com
Bridal Garden, Marlton, N.J. www.bridal-garden.com
Bridal Reflections, Massapequa, N.Y. www.bridalreflections.com
Bridal Superstore by Posie Patch, Indianapolis, Ind. www.posiepatchbridalsuperstores.com
Bridal Trousseau, Branford, Conn. www.bridal-trousseau.net
Bridal Warehouse, Elizabethtown, Ky www.usabridal.com
Bridals by Lori, Atlanta, GA www.bridalsbylori.com
Carlisle’s of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pa. www.bridalwear.com
Catan Fashions, Strongsville, Ohio www.catanfashions.com
Champagne & Lace, Abbotsford, B.C. champagneandlace.com
Charlotte’s Weddings & More, Portland, Ore. www.charlottesweddings.com
Chic Parisien, Coral Gables, Fla. www.cpbride.com
d’Anelli Bridal, Lakewood, Colo. www.coloradobridal.com
Deborah’s Bridal, Upland, Calif. www.deborahsbridal.com
Doreen Leaf Designs, Hartville, Ohio www.doreenleafdesigns.com
Elegant Occasions, Wausau, WI www.elegantoccasions.net
Elizabeth’s Bridal Manor, Northville, Mich. www.elizabethsbridal.com
Emmy’s Bridal, Minster, Ohio emmysbridal.com
Fiancée Bridal, Minot, N.D. fianceebridal.com
I Do Bridal, Seattle, Wash. idobridal.com
Imaginations Bridal, Brookhaven, Miss. www.imaginationsbridal.com
J&B Bridal, Chambersburg, Pa. www.jbbridals.com
Jay West, Haddonfield, N.J. www.jaywestbridal.com
Jessica’s Bridal & Formal, Bay, Ark. www.jessicasbridal.net
JJ Kelly Bridal, Oklahoma City, OK www.jjkellybridal.com
Kleinfeld, New York, N.Y. www.kleinfeldbridal.com
Little White Dress, Denver, CO www.lwdbridal.com
Low’s Bridal & Formal, Brinkley, Ark. lowsbridal.com
Mariella Creations, Rocky Hill, Ct. www.mariellacreations.com
Mark Ingram Atelier, New York, N.Y. markingramatelier.com
MB Bride & Special Occasion, Greensburg, Pa. www.mbbride.com
Mestad’s Bridal & Formalwear, Rochester, Minn. www.mestads.com
Mon Amie Bridal Salon, Costa Mesa, Calif. www.monamie.com
Poffie Girls Bridals & Formals, Gastonia, N.C. www.poffiegirls.com
Prevue Bridal & Formal, San Diego, Calif. prevueformalandbridal.com
Rebecca’s Wedding Boutique, Louisville, Ky. www.rebeccasweddings.com
Special Memories, Leadington, Mo. www.specialmemories.com
Terry Costa, North Dallas, Texas www.terrycosta.com
The Bridal Centre, Calgary, AB, Canada www.bridalcentre.com
The Bridal Collection, Centennial, Colo.www.thebridalcollection.com
The Bridal Path, Jackson, Miss. www.bridalpathinc.com
The Plumed Serpent, Westport, Conn. plumedserpentbridal.com
The Gilded Gown, Knoxville, Tenn. www.thegildedgown.com
The Wedding Tree, La Crosse, Wis. www.theweddingtree.com
TJ Formal Profiled: Joplin, Mo. www.tjformal.com
Uptown Bridal & Boutique Chandler, Ariz. uptownbrides.com
Vera’s House of Bridals Madison, Wis. www.verasbridals.com
Wedding Belles Stevensville, Mich. www.weddingbellesbridalsalon.com
Wedding Shoppe Inc. St. Paul, Minn. www.weddingshoppeinc.com
Wedding Wonderland Knoxville, Tenn. www.wedding-wonderland.com
Weddings by Debbie Katy, Texas www.weddingsbydebbie.com
Wishing Well Bridal East Providence, R.I. www.wishingwellbridal.com
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