Best Wedding Dress Shops in Chattanooga
For many brides, buying a wedding dress is a personal and very special decision. Some people have spent their lives dreaming of the right dress, others may not know what they want until they try it on. Either way, visiting a bridal shop can help answer a lot of unknowns during the hunt for the perfect dress. Oftentimes, the staff at a bridal shop can provide guidance and curate a style that best suits you.
Fortunately, finding great wedding dress shops in Chattanooga is easy. Home to many beautiful wedding venues, Chattanooga has everything you need and more for your big day.
Let our guide to the best wedding dress shops in Chattanooga help you on your way to walking down the aisle with style and elegance.
If you’re looking for a bridal shop that offers affordable gowns and unique designs, Monica’s Bridal is a great place to start. Serving the Chattanooga area for more than 25 years, Monica’s offers wedding gowns to fit any style from boho to city chic at a reasonable price.
Price Range: From $1,200 to $4,000+, the majority of dresses are between $1,800-$2,500
Dress Sizes: Custom designs in sizes 2-34, some dresses can be ordered up to size 36
- All Who Wander - a bohemian line that offers “retro-inspired laces” and “exotic patterns” to wedding dresses.
- Essence of Australia - a wedding gown line that has an elegant, sophisticated style of dresses.
- Martina Liana - makes a statement by “blending couture customization and quality with exquisite design.”
- Other designers offered at Monica’s Bridal are Willowby and w · too.
Monica’s Bridal knows how to make their customers feel at home while helping them find the right dress. Priding themselves on personalized service with knowledgeable consultants, Monica’s is there to guide you through the process of finding the dress of your dreams. Monica’s also supplies tuxedos and social occasion dresses enabling it to be a perfect one-stop spot for your entire wedding party.
Bring family or friends to help you pick out a dress. At Monica’s, a bride can bring up to four guests when they schedule an appointment to try on dresses. The last appointments are at 4:00 pm Monday - Friday and 3:00 pm on Saturdays.
All About The Bride
Another favorite bridal shop in Chattanooga is All About The Bride. Located in the Red Bank area of Chattanooga, All About the Bride focuses on making the dress shopping experience one to remember. As their name suggests, they are all about the bride and do not offer tuxedos or anything other than bridal gowns and accessories.
Price Range: From $1,000 to $3,500+, majority of dresses between $1,300- $1,700
Dress Sizes: Sample gowns range from dress size 8 to 32
- Justin Alexander Signature - wedding collection uses some of the most trendy styles for modern brides
- Modeca - starting out 70 years ago as a small shop that sold lace and buttons, Modeca has come to be a successful dress designer, creating dresses inspired by Dutch heritage
- Evelyn Bridal - offers beautiful, couture wedding gowns
- Other designers offered at All About the Bride are Sincerity by Justin Alexander, Sweetheart by Justin Alexander, Le Papillon by Modeca and Madi Lane Bridal
While you try on each dress, it is important that you know wedding gowns are meant to be tailored. All About The Bride will help you visualize the dress as you try it on but remember to come with an open mind. Once you find “the one,” they will take your measurements and order it in your size.
Before arriving at your appointment, it is helpful to wear a strapless bra (or no bra) and underwear that is nude colored. This will make the transition between trying on different dresses easier, especially because most appointments have an allotted time slot.
Request a private bridal appointment for yourself and guests (if you want the company). Picking out your dress should be a fun experience. At All About the Bride, you can upgrade your appointment to include extra time for champagne and snacks.
Ever After Bridal
Take a beautiful drive out to Clevaland or stay right in Chattanooga to visit the one-stop shop for all your bridal party needs at Ever After Bridal. Carrying bridesmaids dresses, tuxes, dresses for the mother of the bride, and even dresses for your flower girl, Ever After Bridal has you covered.
Price Range (Cleveland location): From $1,300 to $3,500
Price Range (Chattanooga location): From $1,500 to $3,800
Dress Sizes: Both locations carry dresses from size 6 to 30, but they can order dresses in any size
- Maggie Sottero - dresses can be a mermaid style wedding gown to modern princess
- Kenneth Winston - offers various styles from A-line to ballgowns
- Rebecca Ingram - bohemian style dresses
- Other designers offered at Ever After Bridal are All Who Wander, Allure, Sottero & Midgley and Stella York
At Ever After, up to four guests are welcome to accompany the bride. For parties larger than 4, the bridal party must notify the shop upon filling out the appointment form. The bridal salon is available by appointment so that guests can get the full experience. They do not approve same-day appointments so make sure to book it in advance. Appointments typically last from 1-½ hours.
The Olia Zavozina Boutique from Nashville has found its way to Chattanooga. With one-of-a-kind dresses designed by Olia Zavozina herself, brides get a very special opportunity to wear exactly what they’ve always imagined on their wedding day.
Price Range: Varies
Designer: Olia Zavozina
Dress Sizes: Any
The beauty of Olia Zavozina’s custom gowns is that they can be designed for anybody — no matter the size or height of the bride. Olia’s boutique offers brides the chance to select their own neckline, silhouette, fabrics and embellishment. Olia’s designs are also chosen by celebrity clientele suchs as Olympian and Gold medalist Shawn Johnson and actor Hayden Panettiere from the TV drama show “Nashville.”
Many of Olia’s gowns have also been featured in media outlets such as Us Weekly, People Magazine, Good Morning America and Southern Bride Magazine.
The hours for the Chattanooga boutique vary. The Northshore location is open Monday through Wednesday, 10 am to 6pm. On Thursday and Sunday, it’s open by appointment only. Friday and Saturday are open from 10 am to 6pm. To make an appointment, call 629-999-2215 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Along with a perfect dress, a beautiful wedding venue is a necessity. Chattanooga boasts many great wedding locations and venues with beautiful scenery and amenities to go along with it. Grandview is happy to be rated one of the best and offers a perfect location for your special day!