Boston Bridal Blog: Priscilla of Boston, We'll Miss You!

As just reported on the Globe‘s Culture Desk blog, bridal salon Priscilla of Boston — a Hub wedding staple since 1946 — will be closing its doors for good on December 31 “after a thorough review of the business environment.” All orders already placed with the company, owned by David’s Bridal, will be honored, but no new wedding-dress orders will be accepted after today.

This is a particularly sad piece of news for me personally, as I recently bought my dress at a Priscilla of Boston factory sale and couldn’t have been happier with the gown or the service I received while purchasing it (yes, even at a factory sale). Though it now has salons all over the U.S., Priscilla is truly a Boston original, and it’ll be interesting to see what — if anything — will rise up to fill its place in the coming years.

  • http://thebostonfashionista.com Kristen

    Everyone is so disheartened to see them go. What sad news.

  • karen

    My daughter also purchased her gown at the spring factory sale and we were delighted and surprised with all the encouragement and attention we were given by the Priscilla staff. Everyone added to a wonderful experience that day.