Whether you’re new to Denver or just new to being engaged, you may be overwhelmed trying to find a dress in the Mile High City. With a multitude of boutiques within city limits and even more in the suburbs, it feels like you could spend years just trying find the perfect dress. Well, don’t worry about extending your engagement. Depending on your style, you can find a perfect gown or even have the right dress made for you.
Emma and Grace Bridal
Emma and Grace is not just a local shop run by two fierce Denverites, but also acts as a design studio. With designer dresses that range from $1,500 to $7,000, this boutique is great for those with a flexible budget. Located in a roomy loft in the trendy RiNo district, you’ll feel more like you’ve been transported to a New York studio than a Denver bridal boutique. Emma and Grace Bridal is wonderful for those that like detailed gowns with unique and couture accents; this boutique is appointment only, so make one online before you go.
The Green Bride
If you’re about saving the plant and saving your money, The Green Bride might just be your place. With pre-owned consignment dresses and a selection of overstock and sample dresses, The Green Bride is all about re-thinking the wedding industry. Unlike smaller boutiques with limited options, The Green Bride has a large selection of dresses in every size and color. Located in downtown Littleton, you can make a day of shopping by visiting the local teashop and restaurants that surround this store.
Anna Be Bridal Boutique
If you have your heart set on a designer gown, the ladies over at anna be will happily help you with a glass of champagne in hand. Famous for their extremely popular sample sales, anna be is one of the most popular wedding dress shops in Denver and one of the most talked about stores in the Highlands. With multiple rooms of dresses, anna be has a high-end, whimsical feel to it, with an urban loft environment. Appointments are necessary to get a fitting here, and sample sales are first come first serve. If you’re looking for more edge and more trend to your wedding dress, you can check out anna be’s sister store, a&be, which has a younger and more urban feel.
The Wedding Seamstress
If you want a locally designed and created dress, you might want to venture out into the suburbs of Arvada to find it. Owner Deedee Vicory has her own extensive collection of couture gowns under her label D’Lola Couture, and she also custom creates gowns for those that have something particular in mind. In addition, she redesigns traditional and vintage gowns, so if you’re looking to wear a relative’s dress but want a timely upgrade, The Wedding Seamstress is the place to go. Like most boutiques, The Wedding Seamstress is appointment only, so plan ahead!
Even though we highlighted these shops, there are still many more in the Denver area. Have you gone to one that you particularly loved? Let us know in the comments!