Many brides have been mentally planning their picture-perfect wedding day since they were little:  Playing bride in Mom’s clothes, dressing as a bride for Halloween or cutting out the latest from bridal magazines. As an adult, when it’s time to put those plans in motion, every bride wants to make that dream an unforgettable reality; and if there’s one singular thing a girl dreams about when picturing her wedding day, it’s the dress. Boston not only offers choice waterfront options for ceremony and reception planning, but also a fine array of bridal shops for brides’ to find that unique gown. These amazing bridal boutiques also offer headdress, accessories and perfect matches for the bridesmaids.
(Photo Credit: Musette Bridal)

(Photo Credit: Musette Bridal)

Musette Bridal Boutique
123 Newbury St.
Boston, MA 02118
(617) 424-1070
www.musettebridal.comMusette Bridal Boutique brings international fashion from fine designers from around the globe to Boston. Here you’ll find collections from renowned designers like Yolan Cris, Jenny Packham and Peter Langner. In addition to providing its clients with beautiful designs from fashion artists, Musette also offers custom design services for a truly one-of-a-kind gown. Per request, one of the boutique’s tailors will be at your event location on the big day to ensure your dress fits beautifully before you walk down the aisle. The boutique can also clean and preserve your wedding dress after the big day.  Bridal designer runway events and sales are periodically sponsored by Musette.

(Photo Credit: Luke Aaron)

(Photo Credit: Luke Aaron)

Luke Aaron
46 Waltham St.
Courtyard Suite 700
Boston, MA 02118
(617) 728-2829
www.lukeaaronboston.comIn 2012, Luke Aaron began to develop his brand, enlisting his sister Heidi Brown to serve as the managing director of the company. Aaron attended the Yale School of Drama, where he developed his theater design skills while attaining valuable knowledge of garment construction. Following Yale, he moved to New York City to assist award-winning Broadway costume designers such as Jane Greenwood and Carrie Robbins. As a result of designing costumes from small theater companies, he was inspired by the dramatic effect of storytelling and history. This inspiration can now be seen in his sophisticated bridal collection, which is available at his boutique on Waltham Street. Fittings are available by appointment only.

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(Photo Credit: Ceremony)

(Photo Credit: Ceremony)

Ceremony
53 River St., Beacon Hill
Boston, MA 02114
(857) 277-1669
www.ceremony-boston.comAlix Childs, owner and creative director of Ceremony, opened this boutique so that women could shop for their wedding dresses in a space that reflects their own personal style. Her space provides ceiling to floor windows looking out on beautiful Beacon Hill. Bridal collections include those from designers such as Claire Pettibone, Rose & Delilah and Rue de Seine, among others. Ceremony also opens its doors for trunk shows and events, and recently partnered with Glamour Magazine, OPI, Manicube to host an evening of free manicures. Ceremony inspires graceful vintage design as well as an amazing shoe and accessory collection.

(Photo Credit: Frias Yousif)

(Photo Credit: Frias Yousif)

Firas Yousif Originals
35 Newbury St.
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 262-0100
www.firasyousiforiginals.comFiras Yousif has been designing one-of-a-kind bridal couture for the last 20 years. The gowns have been displayed at the Boston Fashion Show and his sophisticated showroom displays only the highest qualities of fabric and distinct style to fit your dream gown. He also specializes in elegant evening couture that will stun any spectator with beauty.

(Photo Credit: L'elite Boston)

(Photo Credit: L’elite Boston)

L ‘elite Bridal And Bridesmaid
14 Newbury St.
Boston, MA 02116
(617) 424-1010
www.lelite.com Nestled in the historical Back Bay area in the fashion district, mother and daughter team Salwa and Juann have seen explosive success in the bridal business since establishing their first small store in Boston’s South End in 1985. What began as a business of restoring wedding gowns blossomed into a full blown bridal boutique, now located on Newbury Street, specializing in haute couture wedding and evening gowns. L’elite offers unique American and European collections from designers such as Oscar De La Renta and Carolina Herrara. Besides offering distinctive bridal courture, L’elite also offers a wide variety of special occasion wear in a separate shop located on 121 Newbury Street.

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Karla Sullivan is a Career Coach Examiner on Examiner.com. However, her writing extends well beyond that scope, with inspirational articles in high level publications such as AARP, Grand Magazine, Reunion Magazine and Mature Years.

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