918 Pine St.
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Brides and bridesmaids on a budget will fall in love with The Sample Rack on Pine Street. Bridal and bridesmaid gowns by popular designers start as low as $200 and sizes run from petite to plus sizes. The caveat is that the stock is small and goes quickly. If you need accessories to accompany the dresses, Carolyn Verdi Boutique is located inside. Carolyn happens to be the proprietor of The Sample Rack but also designs and creates locally made jewelry, accessories and gifts.
102 E. Montgomery Ave.
Ardmore, PA 19003
With over 10,000 square feet of retail space, Bijou Bridal has become one of the area’s top spots for bridal and special occasion gowns and dresses. Located in Suburban Square in Ardmore, this elegant boutique carries a wide selection of gowns for the entire bridal party (even flower girls) by big name designers like Belsoie, Alfred Sung, Amsale, Jim Hjelm and many more. It’s also packed with glitzy accessories and tuxedos.
203 S. 13th St.
Philadelphia, PA 19107
With an array of stunning gowns by both domestic and European designers, this tiny boutique nestled on hoppin’ South 13th Street can satisfy any bridal party and any bridal setting. Some designers include Lazaro, Anne Barge, Vera Valle, Marisa and more. Danielle often holds designer trunk shows where it will offer nice discounts on gowns purchased the day of. That’s a big plus for a wedding party on a budget.
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9355 Old Bustleton Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19115
L & H is located in northeast Philadelphia and has been servicing that area — as well as Bucks, Montgomery and Delaware counties — for over 50 years. It is a family-owned shop that carries not just gowns for brides, but also bridesmaids, flower girls and mothers of the bride. The expert staff also performs alterations and customizations on-site. L & H strongly recommends making an appointment prior to visiting or else you may have to put your name on the waiting list.
2535 Huntingdon Pike
Huntingdon Valley, PA 19006
Brazilian-born designer Priscilla Costa grew up in a designer family. She began by creating custom gowns for a handful of private customers. However, demand grew quickly, so she decided to open her own shop so she could accommodate more clients. She specializes in unique, one-of-a-kind to limited-edition wedding and wedding party dresses comprised of luxurious fabrics and exceptional embellishments of rhinestones, pearls and rosettes. Dresses can be purchased off the rack or by custom order at this appointment-only boutique.