Shopping for your wedding dress is probably one of the most exhilarating parts of wedding planning. It’s where you get to live out your ‘Say Yes To The Dress’ dreams and bring your family and friends out for a glass of bubbles to celebrate.
So you can skip the painful admin part and get straight to the trying on wedding dresses part, we’ve collated a list of the best and most beautiful bridal boutiques in Melbourne. You’re welcome!
Karen Willis Holmes
Karen Willis Holmes Prices: Wedding dresses from $1300
With over 20 years experience in creating beautifully designed and handcrafted wedding gowns fit for the modern bride, Karen Willis Holmes is a must for those seeking a timeless statement piece. Offering four unique brands by the same designer including the Bespoke, Luxe, Wild Hearts and Curves lines, Karen Willis Holmes is truely a bridal mecca for the woman of class.
Anna Campbell Prices: Wedding dresses from $3000
An Australian brand synonymous with intricate detailing and feminine embellishments, Anna Campbell is the go-to for modern romantic designs. From custom designed laces to all over beading, each design is unique in design and elegantly luxurious.
Georgia Young Prices: Wedding dresses from $3990
A couture designer with an eye for the female form, Georgia Young is a game changer in the realms of bridal couture. Designing for the ‘anti bride’, Georgia Young has a strong focus on creating unique silhouettes through geometric shapes, clean fabrications and contemporary aesthetics, with an authentic style that is unparalleled by any other.
Jane Hill Prices: Wedding dresses from $3000
Designed and made in Australia, Jane Hill has forged its way as a leading brand for the fashion forward bride with over 27 years experience. With a focus on impeccable fit, Jane Hill is ideal for the playfully modern bride seeking a gown that has personality and authenticity.
The Bridal Atelier
The Bridal Atelier Prices: Wedding dresses from $750
The Bridal Atelier offers an entirely unique shopping experience that transcends conventional bridal. Housing a selection of designers beyond the mainstream aesthetic of bridal, this is one boutique that truly carries the best of the best, with a strong focus on championing each brides unique style TBA should undoubtedly find itself on the top of your hit list.
Designers: Rue De Seine | Christos Costarellos | XO By Limor Rosen | Lovers Society | Lihi Hod | Theia Couture | Sarah Seven
Cassandra Renee Prices: Wedding dresses from $4000
A custom bridal label with a flair for textures and embellishments, influenced by the female form. Designer Cassandra Renee fuses design elements, contrasting and combining classic elements with a vogue twist, an absolute must for the bride seeking a custom gown with a modern aesthetic.
Location: South Melbourne
Mariana Hardwick Prices: Wedding dresses from $3500
Sophisticated, refined and effortlessly beautiful, Mariana Hardwick adapts the best of traditional design methods with a contemporary flare. Deigned to complement the female form, each garment is fashion focused with an incredibly luxe aesthetic, not to mention their architecturally designed South Melbourne Designer Boutique, a space that is entirely unrivalled and an experience of its own.
Location: South Melbourne
One Day Bridal Prices: Wedding dresses from $1195
Cementing itself within the bridal industry as a leader of uniquely designed wedding gowns, KYHA (formerly One Day Bridal) is consistently pushing the boundaries of traditional bridal. Redefining silhouettes fitting for the modern bride and perfecting styles from minimal crepe to heavily embellished, One Day Bridal are undeniably the leaders of ‘cool’ and entirely in a league of their own.
By Kinsman The Label
By Kinsman The Label Prices: Wedding dresses from $3600
Custom couture lovingly hand crafted in Melbourne, with exquisite textiles and genuine passion. Fusing red carpet glamour with feminine bridal, Kinsman is fitting for the bride with original style.
Luci DiBella Prices: Wedding dresses from $4500
Distinguishable by its modern silhouettes and European aesthetics, Luci DiBella create pieces with an effortlessly feminine and classic look. With a focus on individual fit, fabrications and appliqué, the designers are passionate about maintaining couture artistry and designing locally.
Love You More Bridal
Love You More Bridal Prices: Wedding dresses from $2100
Designed and made in Australia, Love You More creates timeless, sophisticated and tailored gowns for the contemporary bride. With a studio in Melbourne and entirely stoppable online, Love You More is perfect for the bride on a budget.
An international label specialising in custom made gowns for your special day. Combining luxurious fabrics with meticulously crafted shapes, each Helen Manuell creation is jaw droopingly beautiful, a story of modern chic entwines with timeless couture techniques.
By Katie Stow
Editor of One Fine Day