Where in Seattle to Find the Perfect Bridesmaid Dress

Whether you’re the bride or the bridesmaid these shops will turn your Pinterest board into a reality.

Finding the perfect wedding dress can be exciting, yet oh so stressful. And we bet bridesmaids can relate. The women you choose to stand next to you on your big day should look the part. Thanks to these ten shops in the greater Seattle area you and your girl squad will have plenty of options.

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Named after the owner’s mother and mother-in-law this small shop gives brides and their bridesmaids an intimate experience full of knowledge. With the Bridesmaid Soiree you’ll try on dresses from Gather and Gown and be treated to signature Blushing Bubbly. Gather and Gown has unique and affordable gowns for all bridesmaids with more than 24 colors to choose from in select styles. Try multiple styles, say a strapless pleated empire gown or a sparkled strap chiffon gown, to suit each bridesmaid’s personality.

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There’s a small town charm to this shop—the former owner kept newspaper clippings and photographs from all the brides she helped. Ask to see the album while you’re there. Whether you’re looking for a short dress with a sweetheart neckline or a long dress with a single strap that exudes elegance you’re sure to find it with the versatile styles of designer Madeline Gardner of Morilee Wedding Dresses and Collections. Bonus: If you order bridesmaids dresses and a wedding gown through The Wedding Bell you’ll receive an additional discount.

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Before you go in, browse the real-time inventory of dresses online and available in the boutique from Bill Levkoff and Donna Morgan Maids. Requests for specific styles can be submitted online if there’s something that catches your eye. All Bill Levkoff dresses come in a variety of colors, so choosing different styles to flatter individual body types but all in the same color will make the bridal party look cohesive.

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On the upper level of Anthropologie you’ll find a Bhldn wedding showroom. Natural light streaks in through the windows, bringing a head-turning glow to your favorite girls. With a wide selection of bridesmaids dresses you can find the dress for every type of bridesmaid. For the less traditional try the Gabby jumpsuit. For a more relax yet elegant approach mix and match separates, a top with a tulle skirt starting at $300 for the set.

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For more than 35 years, La Belle Elaine’s has been helping brides in the greater Seattle area walk down the aisle in confidence. Stay on trend with the popular styles at La Belle Elaine’s such as the fashion-forward collections from WTOO, Alfred Sung, and Bill Levkoff. This year’s must have styles include two-tone dresses and bateau necklines.

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Nadia S Evening’s vision is to have every girl make a bold and stylish entrance. With affordable prices from Gather and Gown that can be a reality. Nadia S Evening offers custom design service in store and extra assistance with finding the perfect dress by taking your style preferences and sending options to preview at home. Now everyone can be a part of the process even if they can’t make it to the appointment.

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With four locations near Seattle David’s Bridal is a must go for formal occasions. Offering junior, maternity, and dresses sized 18 to 30, there are options for everyone. Go through the large selection of swatches and find the exact color for your wedding party.

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At Something Blue the style experts know that bridesmaids dresses should compliment the bride’s gown as well as the overall theme of the wedding. You’ll be in good hands with the owner Debra Zagar, seamstress and certified wedding planner, and her team. From the runway to the aisle, these dresses will keep your favorite girls looking sophisticated all night.

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Bella Bridesmaids has showrooms all over the east coast, but there’s only one in the Pacific Northwest and it’s right in the heart of Belltown. Let stylists Sonya and Donnis help you sort through the hundreds of dresses you wish were in your closet. With 20 current designers including Watters and Dessy Collection you’re sure to find the dress or dresses to go with the bride’s vision and the individuality of each bridesmaid. Junior bridesmaids dresses are available and most designers offer maternity options.

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Let Nordstrom wedding stylists help find the perfect color and style for your wedding party no matter how big or small. With a one-hour session at the in-store Wedding Suite (Downtown) browse the entire selection of elegant looks. If you can’t make it to the flagship store try the Bridesmaids Bar (Tacoma, Bellevue, and Lynnwood) for a limited selection of the best-selling brands. Find designer brands Jenny Yoo, Lulus, and Alfred Sung and get ready to walk down the aisle.

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