Best of Boston

2005 Best Wedding Dresses, Bridal Outlet

Vows Bridal Outlet

The fantasy: wedding wear from Bagdley Mischka, Carolina Herrera, and the vaunted Vera Wang. The reality: You can actually afford such wonders—really, you can—at Vows, where one-on-one service and an understanding staff will help you find the perfect fit for a fraction of the retail price. And you can save the cash for something truly important. Like that fairy-tale honeymoon you’ve always dreamed of…

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