Best of Boston

Best Wedding Dresses

2017 Best Wedding Dresses, Classic

L’élite Bridal Boutique

Some brides take longer than others to pinpoint their wedding-day style. If you already know that “timeless” and “sophisticated” top your list of gown criteria, […] read more»
2016 Best Wedding Dresses, Indie


Owner Alix Childs’s sun-drenched Beacon Hill studio has been called the quintessential store for unique gowns. Highly regarded by industry experts for her “breathtaking feminine […] read more»
2016 Best Wedding Dresses, Classic

L’elite Bridal Boutique

Saying “yes” to the most important dress you’ll ever wear is harder than it looks on TV. Thankfully, L’élite’s light-filled showroom makes the process painless, […] read more»
2015 Best Wedding Dresses


Owner Alix Childs offers modern brides funky alternatives to the white-meringue gown. In her sun-drenched Beacon Hill studio, she proffers hard-to-find frocks from fashionable faves […] read more»
2014 Best Wedding Dresses, Bridesmaids


Despite some fierce new competition (BHLDN in Chestnut Hill, we’re looking at you), this boutique still offers the most swoon-worthy in-store frock selection in the […] read more»
2014 Best Wedding Dresses

L’Élite Bridal Boutique

The sight of lace, chiffon, and tulle gowns from celebrated designers like Monique Lhuillier and Lazaro is enough to make even the most serious bride-to-be […] read more»
2013 Best Wedding Dresses

Musette Bridal

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 […] read more»
2013 Best Wedding Dresses, Bridesmaids


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, […] read more»
2008 Best Wedding Dresses, Bridesmaids

Aria Bridesmaids

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 […] read more»
2007 Best Wedding Dresses, Bridesmaids

Flair Bridesmaid Boutique

One of the perks of having lots of friends is being in lots of weddings. The downside? Being in lots of weddings. Flair makes those […] read more»
2007 Best Wedding Dresses

Ana Hernandez Bridal Salon

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 […] 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 […] read more»
2006 Best Wedding Dresses, Affordable


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 […] read more»
2006 Best Wedding Dresses, Bridesmaids'

Flair Brides Maids

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 […] read more»