(Credit: bridalreflections.com)

(Credit: bridalreflections.com)

June is here and along with it is the start of bridal season. Planning the big day can be overwhelming, and one of the most important decisions is finding the right dress. In New York City there are hundreds of bridal shops and it can be difficult to find the best few to visit. Read on for information on some of the best bridal shops in New York City

Leanne Marshall Bridal
39 W. 38th St.
New York, NY 10018
(646) 918-6349
www.leannemarshall.com

If the name Leanne Marshall sounds familiar, it’s probably because she won the fifth season of “Project Runway.” This 34-year-old California native is also a graduate of The Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising in San Francisco. She started her bridal line in 2011 and currently has a studio in Manhattan. At Leanne Marshall’s bridal shop, brides will delight in the individual treatment they’ll receive and the classic dresses she has available. Do note that Leanne Marshall Bridal is by appointment only. Marshall also has dresses available on her Esty site.

Kleinfeld
110 W. 20th St.
New York, NY 10011
(646) 633-4300
www.kleinfeldbridal.com

A trip to New York City for bridal gowns wouldn’t be complete without a stop at the infamous Kleinfeld Bridal. It’s also home of the popular TLC show, “Say Yes to the Dress.” Kleinfeld has been in business for more than 60 years and has just about any designer dress in stock that one could think of. Brides to be are encouraged to check out one of the many trunk shows the boutique puts on. The gown gallery also includes plus size gowns and evening wear, and gown preservation services are available.


Mika Inatome
325 W. 38th St.
New York, NY 10018
(212) 966-7777
www.mikainatome.com

Mika Inatome is the best place to go in New York City for brides who wish to have a custom dress made. She’ll meet with customers one-on-one and help to make the dress of their dreams. Furthermore, going to Mika Inatome allows brides to work with the designer directly while also cutting out extra fees, such as alterations, from third party bridal shops. Inatome has been designing gowns for over 20 years and specializes in slim gowns.

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Bridal Reflections
260 5th Ave.
New York, NY 10001
(212) 764-3040
www.bridalreflections.com

Bridal Reflections is a family-owned bridal shop that began on Long Island. It consists of three shops located in Carle Place, Massapequa, and on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan. This salon is great because it has bridal party, mother of the bride/groom dresses, and accessories available in the shop in addition to bridal gowns. Bridal Reflections has top designers such as David Tutera by Faviana and Ines DiSantos.

Designer Loft
226 W. 37th St.                                                                                                                                                                       
New York, NY 10018
(212) 944-9013
www.designerloftnyc.com

Designer Loft prides itself for having dresses for all different tastes and sizes. Individuality is key here and the shop strives to allow brides to be to find their dream dresses in a unpretentious or pushy atmosphere. Designer Loft was voted a Top Pick from The Knot in 2014. It also has a great collection of inexpensive wedding dresses for budget conscious brides.

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Tracy lives in the downstate area of New York. Some might call her an avid graduation affectionate (MA, Fordham University & MLS, SUNY Buffalo). She’d say she’s just waiting for the right degree to come along with a promise and a ring someday. Her work can be found on Examiner.com.

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