Choosing the right wedding dress for the big day is a personal decision that doesn’t always come easy. Many factors come into play, including dress fit, style, designer, price point, and even the location of the ceremony. These top bridal shops from Miami to Broward offer desirable selections. These spots are also staffed with attentive and knowledgeable teams who can help narrow down choices and style and alter brides’ looks to perfection. The top shops include dress shops for women seeking couture gowns as well as shops offering moderately-priced wedding looks.


Couture Bridal Miami
9545 Harding Ave.
Bal Harbour, FL 33154
(305) 864-6270

Designer gowns in prices ranging from about $1,000 up to the $10,000 range may be discovered at Couture Bridal Miami in Bal Harbour. Couture designers from the likes of Madison James, Yumi Katsura and Cristiano Lucci help brides-to-be prepare for looking and feeling their most incredible on their big occasions. The friendly and professional staff includes an experienced couture seamstress. Veils and headpieces are also available in store.


J. Del Olmo Bridal Gallery
322 Miracle Mile
Coral Gables, FL 33134
(305) 448-3599

Owned by a father and daughter team, J. Del Olmo Bridal Gallery is a top destination for bridal gowns, dresses for the bridal party, evening wear and special occasions such as prom. Accessories are also offered, including shoes, jewelry and purses. Dresses may also be altered, cleaned and preserved at the shop. Located on Coral Gables’ Miracle Mile, a famous district for bridal stores, the shop features great service, attentive staff and wonderful events. The designers on hand include J. Del Olmo Couture, Badgley Mischka, La Sposa, Atelier Pronovias and more.

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Coral Gables Bridals
3530 Coral Way
Coral Gables, FL 33145
(305) 445-5896

Coral Gables Bridals proudly offers brides exceptionally beautiful gowns from the U.S., Spain, Italy and Australia. The dresses from bridal gown labels such as Pronovias, Pronovias Atelier and Maggie Sotero are sold alongside accessories for the big occasion including jewelry, headpieces and veils. Coral Gables Bridals offers brides-to-be affordable prices, helpful service, in-house alterations and designer trunk shows. The shop recently moved to this new, larger location after 33 years in business.


Bellissima Bride
1605 S.E. 3 Court
Deerfield Beach, FL 33441
(954) 426-6116

Couture wedding gowns with higher price points are not the only options for South Florida brides. Bellissima Bride sells exquisite dresses at moderate prices and even offers discounted dresses in models that have been discontinued as well as special shopping rebates. Dresses by designers such as Maggie Sottero, Tarik Ediz and Stell York may be purchased alongside bridal accessories, plus alterations can be done in-house. Bellissima Bride also stands out in that they offer a special wedding day valet service which consists of an experienced team of members assisting on the big day with everything from dressing the bridal party to doing last minute hair and makeup touch-ups and standing by for any fashion emergencies.


Ever After Miami
2977 McFarlane Road, Suite 100B
Miami, FL 33133
(305) 444-7300

Ever After Miami is an aptly named bridal shop taking brides-to-be on magnificent experiences to bring their wedding dreams come to life. Brides are assisted by professional staff all educated in fashion merchandising and design including couture seamstresses to secure that perfect fit. The designer bridal gowns are by the likes of J. Mendel, Reem Acra, Carolina Herrera, Oscar de la Renta and Lanvin and they merge couture precision design with the latest in contemporary fashions. Appointments are available at Ever After six days a week.

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