Time to start shopping for THE dress? While wedding dress shopping is one of the most fun parts of the wedding planning process, it's also known for being a bit...overwhelming. Unless you're part of a select few, this is likely the most expensive and intricate gown you've ever purchased and you'll want some guidance to navigate the process.
To help get you started on the right foot, I've curated a list of the best Wedding dress shops in Orange County that are known for having great service and experienced bridal consultants! I've given you a brief overview of each one below, but be sure to check out their websites and reviews before you make appointments since everyone's needs tend to vary!
Located in Costa Mesa
Mon Amie has been in the bridal business for 43 years and is known for having one of the largest selections of gowns in the area. Their large selection of designer gowns come in at a wide variety of price points anywhere from $1200 to $20k depending on the style you chose. Sample sizes range from 6-to 28.
Brides travel from all over to visit this wedding dress shop in Orange County because of their stellar reputation for great customer service. Mon Amie's experienced stylists are known for being extremely helpful guides and the alterations staff are often highly praised as being "miracle workers" by their clients!
This bridal salon offers both free standard appointments and a luxurious signature service that gives you exclusive access to the salon with goodies and a more personalized experience that you can share with up to ten guests. You can find out more about their appointments by visiting their website: https://monamie.com/
Love and Lace Bridal Salon
Located in Irvine
This bridal salon is known for being the "different" or non-traditional choice for OC. This bridal salon as a very clear vision on what they are and are not. They highly encourage that you review their website and resources ahead of time to determine if their style is the right fit for you. They do not offer ballgowns or heavily beaded gowns. Instead, they offer a carefully curated selection of gowns with a focus on ethically made gowns and impeccable quality. They make a point to have a direct relationship with all their vendors. They do offer plus sizes and they pride themselves on having a great selection of options in plus sizes so that you don't have to compromise on style if you have curves.
The stylists at Love and Lace Bridal Salon are known for showing a genuine interest in their clients' needs, making them feel welcome, and helping them find the gown that is just right for them. They even have a team-hosted podcast that offers helpful tips on wedding planning, gown shopping, and more!
There is a $45 Styling fee for weekend appointments, and no fee during the week unless you are a no-show or last-minute cancellation. Find out more about appointments by visiting their website: https://loveandlacebridalsalon.com/
Orange County Location is in Costa Mesa
Panache Bridal is well known throughout SoCal as the luxury bridal shopping experience. They have multiple locations in SoCal, including Beverly Hills, Pasadena, & Costa Mesa that carry coveted bridal styles from designers from around the world.
You can easily book an appointment online to have one of their experienced and knowledgeable stylists that can help guide you through the shopping process.
Wanna make the experience extra special? You can book one of their exclusive VIP appointments for a highly personalized and intimate gown shopping experience. Once you've found the perfect gown, you can take advantage of the in-house alterations team to conveniently have your gown tailored just for you.
Visit their website for more information and booking: https://www.panachebridals.com/
Located in Costa Mesa
Jaclyn's Bridal has been serving SoCal brides for over 30 years! Its owner, Mindy, is known for having a true passion for her work and taking a personal interest in her clientele. It's a small and intimate wedding dress shop with a lot of dresses to pick from. Mindy carefully curates the best gowns for the shop and personally oversees all alterations. Her team of bridal consultants is known for being incredibly friendly and helpful!
This shop is by appointment only. Appointments are free, but there is a no-show fee of $50. Gown prices can range from $1200-4000 with an average client spend being around $1700. Alterations are done onsite
At this Orange County bridal shop, you can also find bridesmaid gowns and gowns for mothers too if you want to get all the gown shopping done at once! They also offer jewelry, accessories, and shoes. https://www.jaclynsbridal.com/
Blush Bridal Couture
Located in Tustin
The idea behind Blush Bridal Couture is to provide a luxury bridal gown shopping experience that is approachable and relaxing. They aim to take the stress and overwhelm out of the experience and expertly guide you to the gown of your dreams. This family-owned and operated bridal salon has a genuine passion for their work and they pride themselves on being inclusive to all. Customers often say they felt well cared for and listened to by their stylists during their shopping experience.
Gown prices range from $2000-7500 - high-quality gowns in a variety of styles so you get both good value and plenty of options to choose from. Gowns are made to order, off-the-rack gowns are not offered here. While they don't offer in-house alterations, they do have local seamstresses that they work with exclusively to ensure your dress is tailored for you and well cared for. Plus sizes are also offered.
This bridal gown shop in Orange County is by appointment only. There is no charge for a visit, but they do charge $50 for no-shows. You can bring up to 5 guests for your appointment. https://www.blushbridalcoutureoc.com/
Located in Anaheim
In 2005 former bride Kacey wanted to bring a fresh approach and personal experience as a bride to the industry. Her mission, along with her team, is to make your shopping experience fun and light-hearted and relieve much of the normal stresses associated with the bridal gown shopping experience. Mariposa Bridal's promise is to provide you with a balance of experienced guidance AND a listening ear that's attentive to your needs/wants. This bridal salon offers carefully selected gowns, and the staff has a passion for providing both current and timeless trends. They also carry plus-size gowns in over 60 styles. Gowns here usually range from $1700 to $6000
Appointments are required, no charge for the appointment but like many other shops there is a no-show fee of $50. You can bring up to three guests allowed with you.
Casablanca Bridal Flagship Store
Located in Crystal Cove
Unlike other wedding dress shops in Orange County, Casablanca Bridal's Flagship store is specific to Casablanca Bridal gowns. The gowns here are all made to order and designed to be both luxurious and customizable so you get a gown that's unique to you! Casablanca prides itself on high-quality materials and workmanship.
Customers rave about great customer service experiences here and say they felt listened to and well guided by their consultants during their appointments.
Accessories are also available (jewelry, veils, sashes) at this shop.
I hope you enjoyed this post about the best wedding dress shops in Orange County! Did you find one or two that were a good fit for you? I'd love to know what you picked -Leave a comment below! If you enjoyed this guide, be sure to check out our other Wedding Tips & Tricks articles!
Did I miss a great bridal salon on this list? Feel free to share your recommendations in the comments too!
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