The LANE’s Global List of Bridal Boutiques

— Bridal Boutiques

The LANE’s Global List of Bridal Boutiques
The LANE’s Global List of Bridal Boutiques

Heralding a new wave in bridal, there’s a welcome shift away from tulle and corsets with a batch of designers doing things differently. From some of our favourite French talents and cool New Yorkers to the most luxurious bohemian creators…wedding dress shopping is no longer the sea of meringue silhouettes it once was. But knowing where to track down these dresses, can still prove an elusive search. Find below our short-list of stand out bridal boutiques around the world…those we believe to carry the most beautifully curated and unexpected edit of dresses.

USA: LOS ANGELES / SAN FRANCISCO

LOHO Bride
The Space: West Hollywood Boutique - Uber chic, mid-century elegance meets sophisticated minimalism. A serene and luxurious space complete with a private courtyard. 
San Francisco Boutique - A Dreamy, light filled loft style space where industrial chic meets modern bohemia. Think white washed exposed bricks, wooden beams, moroccan wedding blankets and botanical installations.
The Gowns:  Houghton NYC, Bo & Luca, Rime Arodaky, A La Robe, Odylyne: The Ceremony, Cortana, Unbridaled by Dan Jones, Elise Hameau, Daughters of Simone, Rue de Seine (LA and SF stores each carry a unique edit and slightly different selection of these designers). 
Suited to the bride looking for: A sophisticated yet unexpected gown. The acronym (League Of Her Own) perfectly summarises the LOHO girl. Effortlessly beautiful pieces you won’t find everywhere.
Why you'll love this boutique: Christy and her team are so passionate and down to earth, you’ll feel well and truly looked after, right up to the day of your wedding. It’s the perfect collection of dresses for brides who identify with ‘bohemian’ but still want a gown that feels luxurious and timeless. As the exclusive USA stockist for many of the designers carried (including Bo & Luca) uniqueness is assured. 

USA: NEW YORK CITY

Spina Bride
The Space: Located in a beautiful townhouse in the heart of NYC’s Greenwich Village, Spina is one part exquisite bridal boutique, one part incredible florist & event team. A luxurious and intimate ‘one stop’ destination for brides, complete with champagne!
The Gowns: Lee Petra Grebenau, Bo and Luca, A La Robe, Jaimie Sortino, Divine Atelier, Daalarna
Suited to the bride looking for: A diverse offer of exclusive gowns, from the ethereal, highly embellished creations of Lee Petra Grebenau to the sensual simplicity of A La Robe’s bias cut silks. 
Why you'll love this boutique: More akin to perusing gowns in a friends (very chic) house, than a traditional bridal store, that atmosphere is relaxed yet luxuriously exclusive. Spina is the only New York destination for many of these covetable gowns. You can also organise all your florals or engage in their complete event co-ordination services, working with some of the best specialists (think cake designers, photographers, catering, venues, lighting etc.) for a stress free experience. 

The Mews
The Space: A brand new space launched by one of the best in the business after the success of their UK store. A seriously stunning NYC loft space in Chelsea.
The Gowns: Laure de SagazanRime ArodakyDelphine Manivet, Donatelle Godart, Margaux Tardits & Le Petite Mews
Suited to the bride looking for: Effortlessly beautiful dresses in silks, crepe and laces, channelling that inimitable mood of French laid-back insouciance.
Why you'll love this boutique: As an exclusive stockist of the most covetable names in French Bridal Fashion, The Mews is the perfect destination for those seeking that understated Parisian elegance. With each of the staff educated in fashion and styling, the team will provide invaluable advice. The Mews also offer an in house final fitting to make those all important last minute adjustments, once your finished gown arrives. 

USA: FLORIDA

WildeFlower Boutique
The Space: A non-traditional bridal boutique located in the mixed artisan space Social House, in South Florida. 
The Gowns: Houghton NYCBelle and Bunty, Kite and Butterfly, Truvelle
Suited to the bride looking for: A curated selection of relaxed, free spirited gowns mixed with an edge of unexpected cool, courtesy of Houghton NYC.
Why you'll love this boutique: With pieces perfect for bohemian inclinations, the creative and collaborative surrounds of Social House allow brides to connect with other like-minded vendors. Social House also has a bar, perfect for post-fitting vino’s to discuss dress possibilities with your wing-women. Uniquely, WildeFlower boutique also offer an ‘In-Home’ trunk show experience, where they bring the gowns to you, to try on in your very own home, for an experience as private or social as you prefer. 

USA: KANSAS CITY

Bride

The Space: A cool, spacious, light-filled studio accented with copper racks in Kansas City (complete with an amazing list of local neighborhood obsessions while you’re at it) 
The Gowns: An edit of international boutique labels for the non traditional bride including Houghton NYC and Alexandra Grecco, Daughters of Simone and jewels by Samantha Wills.
Suited to the bride looking for:  A dress that steers clear of anything unabashedly feminine. Something unique from an emerging new designer.
Why you'll love this boutique: A fun, relaxed atmosphere for the non traditional bride, filled with our favorite boutique labels. And while we love the attention to detail and service offered in one on one appointments, their “no appointment Wednesdays” is definitely enticing for those who just want to drop by. 

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CANADA: VANCOUVER

Union Bridal
The Space: A relaxed and intimate space ocated in vibrant Gastown, in one of Vancouver's oldest buildings, the studio is filled with light, old world charm, Scandinavian inspired decor and good vibes.
The Gowns: Houghton NYC, Rue de Seine, A La Robe, Alexandra Grecco, Anais Anette, Daughters of Simone and Katie May. 
Suited to the bride looking for: Effortlessly beautiful gowns with a slight bohemian thread of continuity. Embroidered pieces and delicate French lace and simple slip silhouettes.

Why you'll love this boutique: A breath of fresh air in the dress shopping experience, the Union Bridal team provides each bride with an intimate, laid back and memorable appointment. With a carefully curated collection that spans modern elegance to beachy bohemian, Union Bridal is perfect for the discerning West Coast bride. 

CANADA: CALGARY

The Space: A dreamy, light filled studio in Calgary, Canada
The Gowns: A selection of boutique labels such as Alexandra Grecco, Anais Anette, Theia and one of our favorite new veil labels, Daphne Newman.
Suited to the bride looking for: Something beautifully understated, simple silhouettes and classic lace gowns to pair with an ornately edged cathedral veil.
Why you’ll love this boutique: The service, which is designed completely around the bride, the relaxed atmosphere, zero pretence, flowing champagne and a private one on one appointments with a team that’s so passionate about the experience they offer.  

UK: LONDON

The Mews
The Space: Notting Hill Boutique - A serene, white washed dream space suffused with luxurious, bohemian accents, spilling with racks of exquisite gowns of French origin. 
Clifton  - Set in the heart of Clifton Village in Bristol, this romantic studio blends opulent nostalgia with elegance (think heirloom wallpaper, silk covered seating and chandeliers).
The Gowns: Laure de SagazanRime ArodakyDelphine Manivet, Donatelle Godart, Margaux Tardits & Le Petite Mews
Suited to the bride looking for: Effortlessly beautiful dresses in silks, crepe and laces, channelling that inimitable mood of French laid-back insouciance.
Why you'll love this boutique: As an exclusive stockist of the most covetable names in French Bridal Fashion, The Mews is the perfect destination for those seeking that understated Parisian elegance. With each of the staff educated in fashion and styling, the team will provide invaluable advice. The Mews also offer an in house final fitting to make those all important last minute adjustments, once your finished gown arrives. 

UK: WORCESTERSHIRE

LA BESPOKE
The Space: Small and intimate, set in a rural Worcestershire amidst the U.K. countryside, this space is all chic, minimal styling - think marble accents, luxe candles and Icelandic sheepskins. With beauticians and a hair salon on site, plus champagne served with CILK Rose beauty elixir, LA BESPOKE is more of a  relaxing, retreat-like experience than traditional wedding boutique.
The Gowns: Odylyne The Ceremony, Stone Cold Fox Bride, Daughters of Simone, Anais Anette, A La Robe.
Suited to the bride looking for:  A pampered, relaxing experience, perusing unexpected dresses, all exclusive to the UK. They also carry jewelry, headdresses, lingerie, swim and beauty products.
Why you'll love this boutique: Spilling with alternatives to traditional bridal gowns, the blend of chic, modern and ethereal pieces makes for a unique shopping experience. Set in a relaxed intimate space, LA BESPOKE feels modern, against the grain of usual traditions.

UK: YORKSHIRE

Ghost Orchid Bride
The Space: A dreamy light filled space in Hessle, infused with bohemian accents and spilling with non traditional gowns.
The Gowns: Odylyne The Ceremony, Daughters of Simone, & For Love, Naturae Design
Suited to the bride looking for: Otherworldly, ethereal, bohemian gowns for the bride allured by all things free-spirited and celestial, blended with more classic silhouettes and slip gowns. 
Why you'll love this boutique: A super relaxed atomosphere that feels non intimidating, personal and completely professional. A unique space and selection of gowns with character where you can browse with your bridal party and sip champagne in a leisurely one hour appointment. 

AUSTRALIA: MELBOURNE

Le Louvre
The Space: A Melbourne institution and Australia’s most exclusive destination for luxury fashion, Le Louvre offers an intimate, separate salon dedicated to their bridal selection, within the unique and unexpected surrounds of the iconic store.
The Gowns: Valentino, Marchesa, Chloe, Lanvin, Vivienne Westwood, Jenny Packham,  Ermanno Scervino, Roland Mouret.
Suited to the bride looking for: An intimate experience marrying fashion with bridal, allowing access to an edit of the most exquisite international creations, each exclusive to Melbourne. 
Why you'll love this boutique: Expect unbelievable service and invaluable styling advice from a chic team of women immersed in the realm of high fashion. While there, peruse the incredible ready to wear, accessories, shoes, bags and jewellery. Carrying a just-as-exclusive edit of international evening wear (think Balmain, Lanvin, Valentino) find the perfect engagement, second dress or show stopping bridesmaids gowns perfect for a cocktail or black tie occasion. 

The Bridal Atelier
The Space: In the heart of Armadale (Melbourne’s wedding boutique mecca), The Bridal Atelier shines quietly as a sophisticated yet feminine space, chic in its minimalism, uniquely free from meringue silhouettes! 
The Gowns: Rue De Seine, Houghton NYC, Christos Costarellos, Sarah Seven, Theia Couture, Katie May, Natalija The Label, Untamed Petals, Anna Campbell (Sydney only).
Suited to the bride looking for: A unique, feminine gown incorporating incredible embellishment or lace. 
Why you'll love this boutique: Owner Erin encourages a beautifully relaxed vibe (reflective of the ‘chilled out’ bride her boutiques tend to attract anyway). There is a focus on incredible fabrics and detail. Expect statement gowns, that still retain a vibe of effortlessness. 

AUSTRALIA: SYDNEY

The Bridal Atelier
The Space: Tucked in leafy Double Bay, the Sydney boutique mirrors signature accents of blonde timber and marble, mixed with oversized brass racks and a feeling of complete spaciousness. Botanical installations frequent both boutiques.
The Gowns: Rue De SeineHoughton NYC, Christos Costarellos, Sarah Seven, Theia Couture, Katie May, Natalija The Label, Untamed Petals, Anna Campbell (Sydney only).
Suited to the bride looking for: A unique, feminine gown incorporating incredible embellishment or lace. 
Why you'll love this boutique: Owner Erin encourages a beautifully relaxed vibe (reflective of the ‘chilled out’ bride her boutiques tend to attract anyway). There is a focus on incredible fabrics and detail. Expect statement gowns, that still retain a vibe of effortlessness. 

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