Time Out Dubai has a helpful guide on where to buy a wedding dress in Dubai, with these profiles on some of the best bridal shops in Dubai
Let's face it, it doesn't matter if the flowers look terrific, or if the table decoration knocks everybody's socks off. Because if your wedding dress isn't on point, then that's all the party will be talking about.
So here Time Out helps take at least some of the stress out of the situation with a guide to some of the best bridal shops in Dubai.
Let Katerina and the gang of stylists help you find the perfect wedding dress. The JLT venue has range of brands on offer and will customize the dress to help suit your frame and style. Choose from the likes of Helen Miller, Ozlem Suer, San Patrick and Jesus Peiro. Or if you’re looking at dropping some serious ‘will you marry me?’ hints, get a gift voucher and give her time to think about it. Not only gowns are on offer, get the gloves, bag and bolero too, as well as shoes and make-up choices, they’ll help you in the bridesmaid outfit department too.
This place taps into the talents of emerging designers to bring brides hand-picked dresses that complement their figure. The JLT boutique provides dresses from the understated to the extravagant and brands include Justin Alexander, Ines Di Santo, Lillian West and Gervin Paris. They will shorten the length, or adjust the hip, bust or waist size of any dress bought inside the store for free. If you need to hide your gown from your partner they’re store it away for Dhs70 per month and pressing and steaming the whole bridal party’s garments is available to their customers.
Take the stress out of the dress by allowing the highly-trained team to hand-pick an outfit. They’ve selected all the gowns in their store based on “quality, workmanship and individuality”, for example it’s the only place you’ll find US designer Anne Barge in the UAE. Other brands available include Mac Duggal, David Tutera, Rosa Clara, Sophia Tolli, Terani Couture, Allure Bridals and Justin Alexander. Even get accessories such as veils, belts and headpieces here as well as attire for your flower girl.
Here they’ll hill help a future Mrs every step of the way, with muslin provos for the perfect fit. Each gown is hand-sewn in accordance with Haute Couture and the shop even does bespoke groom tuxedos. Elizabeth Di Nayas’ hand-embroidery is embedded with Swarovski Elements to add a touch of sparkle. Brides’ are provided with an innovative bridal design sketch from the woman who has had over 25 years designing and manufacturing wedding dresses in New York.
Dima Khalaf and Maha Abuseedo will bring some avant garde to your wedding with runway exclusives. The Wasl Square boutique stocks exclusive designers that make the modern bride’s fairytale come true. They aim to synchronize the bridesmaids’ style to suit the bride and get customize dress in 4-12 weeks.