So, the love of your life has proposed and you're over the moon - and rightly so! Now, not only do you have to plan where you're going to get married, what you're going to eat and who you're going to invite, but you have to decide WHAT you're wearing. That's right, it's time to go...WEDDING DRESS SHOPPING! I feel like every young girl dreams of the day they'll find the dress they want to walk down the aisle in. To give you a hand, I've searched high and low for the best of the best places to get your wedding dress on the Gold Coast. You can just invite me to the big day to thank me.
Based in Varsity Lakes, Made With Love Bridal has some of the most beautiful, ethereal dresses you could lay your eyes on. While it's an online boutique, GC brides can visit the store and try on dresses, so you can get a feel for how it will look before buying. Alongside wedding dresses, Made With Love Bridal also stock veils and bridesmaid dresses! Plus, if your groom is looking for a suit, they have their other store Made With Class to help with all of that too!
Top pick: Frankie
Grace Loves Lace is not only Gold Coast-based but they have gained exposure globally for their stunning wedding dresses. Their designs are perfect for the free-spirited girl who loves whimsical silhouettes and classic sophistication. You will find Grace Loves Lace uses the finest French & European lace and silks to create their timeless luxe wedding dresses. If you haven't already come across this beautiful brand, you need to browse their collections ASAP!
Top pick: Rosa
Begitta has been around for quite some time, dominating fashion weeks around Australia and showing off her beautiful creations. Bridal couture is one of Begitta's many specialities - aiming to create the dress of your dreams and being a part of your fairytale wedding. Being featured in Cosmopolitan Bride is one of many achievements for the brand, as well as making an appearance in In Style & White Magazine. Make sure you have a peek at Begitta's feminine designs, it will give you the motivation to start planning your special day!
Top pick: Fleur
We all dream of our future husband looking absolutely in awe when we walk down the aisle. It's that fairtytale moment, that princess moment, where you are wearing the most beautiful dress and you're ready to marry the love of your life. To help you make that moment perfect, The GC Bridal Lounge can find you the best possible dress to spend your big day in. Their gowns are hand sewn by senior tailors and you each design is made to your exact measurements. Think flattering cuts and styles that will turn heads!
Top pick: Mockingjay
Pearl Bridal knows when it comes to choosing your wedding dress, no two people are the same. That's why they have a wide range of exquisite fabrics, unique styles and fits to suit you. Proudly stocking some of the best design labels in bridal fashion, such as Justin Alexander, Lillian West, Rembo Styling, Zavana and Q'nique, you're absolutely spoilt for choice! If you're needing a hand on bridesmaid dresses, Pearl Bridal offers different styles and colours to help you get the ball rolling!
Top pick: Penelope
Whether you're looking for a sweetheart neckline, lace for days or something a little more conservative, Holly Rose Couture can create your dream wedding dress from scratch right here on the Gold Coast. Sometimes you just can't find exactly what you're looking for and that's totally fine, it's your big day! This is where custom couture comes in. You can look forward to having your very own one off piece made for one of the biggest days of your life! Now for the fun part: start dreaming up the dress you want to get married in!
Top pick: Harlow
Bohemian Brides is a true testament to their name - they offer alternative, fresh and modern designs to young and fashion conscious bride-to-be's! You'll be pleasantly surprised by how comfortable and classic these styles are. If you're having an intimate wedding or even saying your 'I do's' on the beach, these gowns will fit in beautifully. In a sea full of extravagant dresses, sometimes it's just nice to keep it fresh and simple.
Top pick: Pallas