Discovering “the dress” can feel pretty amazing. So why bother with a second style for your big day? Changing to another bridal dress or suit is beneficial for numerous reasons, from elevating the glamour of your celebration to choosing a style better equipped for dancing the night away. These local boutiques boast styles that guests won’t soon forget.
159 W. Argonne, Kirkwood, 314-965-4411, blushstl.com
A bride easily enchants in the Lina smocked-waist midi dress by Greylin from Blush Boutique, while the Kirkwood shop’s Wild Fern split-neck and embroidered-hem mini dress in Pearl best serves the bride seeking simple elegance.
21 Meadows Circle Drive, Suite 304, Lake Saint Louis, 636-561-4030, boulevardbride.com
3630 Green Mount Crossing Drive, Shiloh, Illinois, 618-622-0880, bridalparlour.net
The Bridal Parlour seeks to serve the modern bride, with fashions that are cutting edge, like the colorful line from Sweet Caroline, to classic silhouettes, as seen in the elegant femininity of Kite and Butterfly.
The Bridal Shoppe
525 Bailey Road, Crystal City, 636-931-8464, bridalshoppeinc.com
Add oomph to your bridal outfit, with a sweeping, all-lace gown or a classic, off-the-shoulder dress that gives off “Sleeping Beauty” vibes. No matter what flair you seek for your second-dress style, The Bridal Shoppe delivers.
103 Civic Park Drive, O’Fallon, Missouri, 636-294-9299, cleobridal.com
Sweet silhouettes are the hallmark of the Justin Alexander lines, while traditional brides will adore the classic Stella York, and Rebecca Ingram’s delicate details fit a more romantic style. All are offered at Cleo Bridal.
Mia Grace Bridal
108 Chesterfield Towne Center, Chesterfield, 636-778-3433, miagracebridal.com
Vicky and Madison Smith, the mother-daughter duo behind Mia Grace Bridal, believe in celebrating a bride’s individuality. That’s easy to achieve with almost 20 different designers to choose from.
703 Long Road Crossing, Suite 1, Chesterfield, 636-778-3200, signaturebridalstlouis.com
Signature Bridal’s already celebrating your nuptials with Champagne and confetti. So get in the party mood as you pick out the second bridal dress in which you’ll be dancing away the night!
Sincerely Yours Bridal
14336 Manchester Road, Manchester, 314-650-6191, sincerelyyoursbridal.com
From the structured shapes of Sottero & Midgley to the sophistication of Jasmine Couture, Sincerely Yours Bridal covers every mood with its designer choices. Mix up your big-day vibe with a second style vastly different from what you wear to walk down the aisle.
8811 Ladue Road, Suite B, Ladue, 314-721-6442, splashtribe.com
Though SPLASH is best known for its coastal styles, SPLASH’s formalwear offerings can work magic for your second-dress style, such as with Likely’s off-the-shoulder Miller gown or the dazzling Emile gown.
The Ultimate Bride
1115 S. Big Bend Blvd., St. Louis, 314-961-9997, theultimatebride.com
Start with an elegant lace gown to say, “I do,” and then transform with a strappy bridal dress that will entrance as your significant other spins you across the dance floor. At The Ultimate Bride, discover more than 1,000 dresses ready to try on.
9660 Clayton Road, Ladue, 314-997-0124, viestlouis.com
From the modest elegance of the Brochu Walker Rio belted jumpsuit to the festive Alexis Mayla dress in Blush velvet to the Cinq à Sept Catherine dress with feather hem, all meant for sashaying across the dance floor, Vie’s fashions fit the mood of your once-in-a-lifetime fête.