Best of Boston

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 trove of dresses. Best of all, weekday visits are by appointment only, so you can rifle through the crisp Badgley Mischkas, flowing Vera Wangs, and silky Richard Tylers in peace.

334 Watertown St., Newton, 617-332-7870,