Finding the perfect wedding dress takes time and can be one of the most stressful parts of planning a wedding. Not only is there so much to consider in terms of what fits in with your wedding theme and personal style, but what stores should you visit?! Today we thought we’d share some of our favourite bridal stores and boutiques in Scotland to give you a helping hand along the way!

Opus Atelier, West Kilbride

Opus Atelier is the new sister salon to the very well established Opus Couture, and is nestled in the beautiful village of West Kilbride. The boutique offers a range of designer and bridal gowns and is Scotland’s leading supplier of designer wedding dresses including Badgley Mishka, Berta, Charlie Brear , Halfpenny London and Enzoani to name only but a few. With its gorgeous boutique feel it’s the perfect setting for a day out with your bridal party! The owner, Sharon McPherson has been in the bridal industry for over thirty years so rest assured you will be in safe hands. As well as industry experience, the team are able to provide a full fitting service as well as customising and embellishing your dress to your own requirements. If you’re looking for a designer wedding dress and something a little bit different to the norm then Opus Atelier is one to check out.

Ivory Pinks Bridal Boutique, Bothwell Glasgow

With a French style theme including plush carpets, beautiful antique furnishings and soft music you’d be forgiven for getting lost in the ambience from the moment you enter the store! Run by mother and daughter for 16 years, Ivory Pinks Bridal Boutique is located on Hamilton Road, Bothwell. Fitted with unique day lighting, you’ll be able to see exactly how every detail of your wedding dress will look outdoors on the day of your wedding. On booking your appointment you will be able to choose from two rooms to fit your price range: Room 1 up to £1,500 and Room 2 from £1,700 - £5,000. During the duration of your appointment, your bridal party will have exclusive access to this room to browse the bridal gowns without interruption from any other brides. For those brides looking for a little bit more help as to which style and shapes may suit, you can also book a styling appointment with one on one help from a stylist.

Eleganza Sposa, Glasgow

Founded in 1991, Eleganza Sposa is Scotland’s leading luxury boutique specialising in couture bridal gowns. With an extensive range of bridal gowns including their own label, Eleganza Iconica, you’ll be sure to find the perfect gown to fit your individual style. Other designers include Suzanne Neville, Yolan Cris, Tarik Ediz, Essence of Australia and many more. Situated in the heart of Glasgow city centre is Eleganza Sposa’s flagship store housing one of Scotland’s most extensive bridal collections. In addition to a friendly and warm welcome on your first visit you’ll be assigned your own bridal consultant. With extensive knowledge of the collection they will be able to help you find the perfect wedding dress in a friendly, and relaxed environment. The store also hosts many designer days throughout the year which is a fantastic opportunity to get some one-to-one advice from the designers themselves. As an exclusive stockist to many of the world’s leading bridal retailers, Eleganza Sposa is definitely not one to be missed. As the flagship store, Glasgow is our first choice but you can also find stores in Hamilton and Edinburgh!

Dragonfly Dress Design, Glasgow

If vintage is your thing then Dragonfly Dress Design should be top of your list! Don’t be put off by its unassuming exterior on Elderslie Street, Glasgow as this is definitely not one to be skipped. Offering a budget friendly service the team at Dragonfly can transform any vintage gown into an exquisite, head turning piece! The stock is constantly changing so it’s worth visiting a few times but remember if you see something you love, snap it up quick as it’s unlikely to be there for long! With a price range of £300-£1,000 this is the most budget friendly of our selection and you’ll get a truly unique one off piece. The team are also happy to try and source any vintage style you have your heart set on so we advise turning up to your appointment with some photo clippings to give the team an idea of exactly what you’re looking for.

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And there you have it! A selection of some of our favourite wedding dress boutiques in Scotland. Hopefully this will help you narrow down the vast amount of stores to choose from and make wedding dress shopping just that little bit easier. Now all that’s left to do is book yourself in for some appointments and most importantly of all, enjoy!