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BEST Wedding Dresses

2013 BEST Wedding Dresses

Musette Bridal

Boston

Want to look runway-ready for your fete? Musette’s airy Newbury Street showroom offers a tightly curated selection of gowns from Jenny Packham, Peter Langner, Yolan Cris, and other high-fashion designers. And for the bride who wants something truly unique, the… read more»

2013 BEST Wedding Dresses, Bridesmaids

Flair

Boston

Flair’s gorgeous new Newbury Street store has everything you need to effortlessly choose frocks for your ‘maids: the latest designs from Jenny Yoo, Alfred Sung, and Lynn Lugo in a wide range of colors and styles, and a cozy, elegant… read more»

2008 BEST Wedding Dresses, Bridesmaids

Aria Bridesmaids

Boston

The fittings! The price tags! The taffeta! Is this any way to treat your best friends? At Aria, you pick the color and fabric, then let each girl select her most flattering dress from among more than 30 distinctive yet… read more»

2007 BEST Wedding Dresses

Ana Hernandez Bridal Salon

Boston

Ana Hernandez understands women who dream about The Dress. Princess-worthy ball gowns, simple sheaths, lace pantsuits…her line of custom options has something to bewitch almost any bride. And she lets you be as much of a bridezilla as you please,… read more»

2006 BEST Wedding Dresses, For the Princess Bride

Yolanda’s

Waltham

Never mind the chintzy environs: Yolanda Cellucci knows her nuptial couture. She’ll whisk you into a private mirror-flanked room, then show you dresses from such lines as Amsale, Badgley Mischka, and Paloma Blanca. read more»

2006 BEST Wedding Dresses, For the Third Wedding

L’Elite Bridal Boutique

Boston

If the third time’s the charm, who says you can’t wear white? This petite second-floor boutique stocks dresses by designers like Carolina Herrera and Angel Sanchez that run the gamut from traditional to totally casual. read more»

2006 BEST Wedding Dresses, For the Trendsetter

Ana Hernández

Those who know labels aren’t everything order from Ana Hernández. Her custom-made creations—from long-sleeve organza to strapless silk—guarantee brides don’t end up in the same Vera Wang as everyone else. read more»

2006 BEST Wedding Dresses, Affordable

Vows

Watertown

Being a bride on a budget doesn’t mean you can’t have a gorgeous gown. At Vows, designer brands are seriously discounted, and the service, if not quite five-star, is all smiles and helpful advice. Search for styles online before elbowing… read more»

2006 BEST Wedding Dresses, Bridesmaids'

Flair Brides Maids

Boston

Christine Walber Colon knows bridesmaids play no minor role in pulling off a wedding, so she outfits them accordingly. Her third-floor suite carries the bright hues, comfortable fabrics, and flattering cuts of designers such as Charsa, Lynn Lugo, and Jenny… read more»

2006 BEST Wedding Dresses, For the Preppy Bride

Priscilla of Boston

The old guard (and their daughters) have long favored this hushed salon that sells sophisticated pieces by Melissa Sweet and Watters and Watters. Every shopper is outfitted with a soft robe to don between changings. read more»