But as always, if you are in Canberra (or just about anywhere in Australia for that matter), Ushop has you covered.
We’ve researched, we’ve toiled and we have come up with 9 of the best bridal shops in Canberra to find that perfect wedding dress for your big day.
Also, if you are shopping for your big day, check out our top list on the best wedding cake makers in Canberra.
Wedding Dresses In Canberra – Our Favourite Bridal Shops And Wedding Dress Makers
Annabel’s Bridal Studio | Kingston
With over 30 years in the industry, Misty Annabel and her expert team at Annabel’s Bridal Studio in Kingston will make sure you have the perfect gown for your big day.
They stock all of the latest styles, trends and labels from Europe and Australia, but what really sets them apart is that they also have won two Australian Achiever Awards for excellence in customer service which means they have the best assistants on hand to help you every step of the way in making you look and feel exactly how you dreamed you would on your wedding day.
Something of interest on their website is they have a section called Real Life Brides, which lets the bride to be see what her dream dress looks like on real brides on their wedding day.
Brides Of Manuka | Fyshwick
Known for it’s affordable wedding dresses (with dresses starting at just $495) and large selection of styles and designers, Brides Of Manuka has a wedding gown or dress to suit everyone’s budget.
While they do pride themselves on their affordability, you will still find all the same designers you see in your favourite bridal magazines here. To make it even more affordable Brides Of Manuka offer a Lay-By service with a payment arrangement made to suit your budget. If you are short on time they have gowns ready in stock in all sizes and styles.
La Belle Bridal Boutique | Gungahlin
Servicing Canberra for the past 30 years, La Belle Bridal Boutique provides a custom made service ensuring that all their brides are catered for in every way.
Being that La Belle Bridal Boutique is one of Canberra’s largest retail stockists for bridal gowns, they stock a large array of exclusive labels. Some of their designers include Peter Trends, Maria Chiodo, Elizabeth De Varga and Pronovias. Their testimonials speak loudly of their professionalism, helpfulness and patience with brides looking for that special dress for their big day.
White Doves Bridal Boutique | Fyshwick
Customer service is what White Doves Bridal Boutique prides itself on. Whether you need a private fitting for a dress that has just arrived or even alterations to a dress you have already, White Doves can handle that and more.
They take their time to understand what it is that you want and personalise their service to suit you. They stock an exclusive range of gowns from Australian designers like Henry Roth and Cassablanca.
Nocturne Designs | Macarthur
Offering bespoke bridal dresses or elegant wedding dresses off the rack (which can be customised to fit you perfectly), Nocturne Designs was started by designer Clare Maples in 1996.
Nocturne designs can make wedding dresses to suit all sizes ranging from extra small 8-10 to extra-large 16-18. All of their range is made in Australia and most orders can be made in a very short time frame if required. It’s also possible to book a consult with Clare herself if you are after something extra special.
Angelic Inspirations | Nicholls
Finding it hard to get time to get in for a fitting or even just find a style of dress you like? Angelic Inspirations has you covered. They are happy to pack up their gowns and bridesmaid dresses and come to you!
While they do have a showroom in Nicholls, they are Canberra’s only mobile bridal shop. How awesome is that?
Their wedding dresses are also very affordable, starting from $300 and going up to $2000.
Affordable Bridal | Gundaroo
Designer wedding dresses at affordable prices. How simple is that? Affordable Bridal are the exclusive stockists of Moi Bridal and Alfred Angelo Disney Fairytale Collection.
They have a large selection of dress styles available in almost any size (size 0 to 30).
The Perfect Gown | Kingston
With The Perfect Gown, you can design the wedding dress of your dreams with their very own custom app. That’s pretty neat. Naomi, the owner, is all about creating custom wedding dresses for brides in Canberra.
She provides the full service, from fittings and alterations and they use only the highest quality fabrics. To make it even more appealing, if you are not happy with your dress, there is a full money back guarantee.
With custom, handmade wedding dresses starting from $990, if you are looking for something absolutely unique for your big day, you may have found what you are looking for with The Perfect Gown.
Enchante Bridal | Fyshwick
Seriously one of the most popular bridal shops in all of Canberra. While their website might be currently under renovation, their Facebook page is full of glowing reviews and of course pictures of wedding dresses for you to look at.
Enchante Bridal cater to most any budget and any size of dress. You can also pickup your bridesmaid dresses and your mother of the bride dress as well as they cater for all your wedding dress needs.
Has this top 9 list helped you make a better decision on where to go to get your wedding dress in Canberra? If so, let us know in the comments below.
Image Credit: Ms Yao
All information & pricing above was correct at time of publishing.
Don’t forget to share & like this article!