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BEST Wedding Dresses

2004 BEST Wedding Dresses



Yolanda’s marble foyer and glittering crystal chandelier exude calming luxury, while its alert consultants guide brides-to-be through showrooms of gleaming satins and silks. The designs add up to an extraordinary cache of gowns by top-of-the-line designers—Bagdley Mischka, Vera Wang, Richard… read more»

2004 BEST Wedding Dresses, Discount

Vows Bridal Outlet


Dress shopping can bring out the Bridezilla in any woman; Vows is the place to go for the ones who want to spend less than a manicured arm and a high-heeled leg. The showroom is constantly stocked with hundreds of… read more»

2003 BEST Wedding Dresses

Yolanda’s Bridal Salon


Yolanda’s showroom is a mecca for brides-to-be, who make pilgrimages from across New England to worship at the shrine of Vera Wang and Richard Tyler. The front parlor is adorned with your typical frilly affairs, but the enterprising customer has… read more»

2003 BEST Wedding Dresses, Discount

Vows Bridal Outlet


Just because you’ve bypassed the high-end bridal boutiques doesn’t mean you don’t want to be fussed over when making the biggest decision of your wedding (besides the groom, of course). Enter Vows Bridal Outlet. With an attentive staff offering as… read more»

2002 BEST Wedding Dresses

Priscilla of Boston


Combining classic, Old World methods with innovative design, Priscilla’s talented seamstresses create some of the globe’s most stunning wedding frocks. Designs run from tastefully simple silken A-lines to intricate, glamorous affairs like the Calais lace sheath gown, hand-beaded with more… read more»

2002 BEST Wedding Dresses, Discount

Vows Bridal Outlet


Upgrade the honeymoon, put the foie gras back on the menu, and order more Cristal. Vows just freed up thousands from your wedding budget, thanks to its ever-revolving selection of first-rate designer markdowns. The shop is a low-pressure, low-cost treasure… read more»

2001 BEST Wedding Dresses



Even back when wedding dresses were fairly predictable, Yolanda’s always carried designs that stood out from the crowd. These days, there are still plenty of traditional gowns to be found, but the collection can also sate those brides with a… read more»

2001 BEST Wedding Dresses, Discount



Fear not, budget-minded brides: You can have your Vera Wang without having to cut the guest list in half. This outlet has high-end designer gowns at wholesale prices—50 to 70 percent off retail. Better still, you don’t have to worry… read more»

1993 BEST Wedding Dresses, Nineties

Big A’s


Prices that will make even a bride’s parents blush. Slightly used gowns and veils, with new shipments every four to six weeks. Also a small selection of mother-of-the-bride dresses. read more»

1993 BEST Wedding Dresses, Roaring Eighties

Elizabeth Crannage


Cranage will make the dress of your dreams. With decades of wedding-gown experience behind her, this seamstress ensures that our gown will be the talk of the town. read more»