For Mothers of the Bride
This midtown atelier stocks sophisticated floor-length gowns ($1,500 to $4,000), but also boasts a wide array of mom-appropriate cocktail dresses (from $895). It does custom orders, but will also do meticulous alterations to off-the-rack dresses.eleanorschain.com
At this 40-year-old Brooklyn atelier, mothers of the bride can select custom suits or designer evening gowns (Liancarlo, Alex Teih, Stephen Yearick), and Schain’s team of expert seamstresses will ensure the most flattering fit. Prices upon request.
From the Summer 2013 New York Wedding Guide
- Designer Loft Bridal
226 West 37th Street, 2nd Floor New York, NY 10018 ; Tel: 212-944-9013 ; www.designerloftnyc.com
Innovative and international bridal designers such as Rosa Clara, Mathew Christopher and Pronovias collections. All bridal accessories, veils, shrugs, jewelry. Local designers for custom gowns and Seamstress on premises for tailoring and religious build ups.
- Jana Starr Antique and Bridal
245 East 87th Street #14-D, nr. 2nd Avenue New York, NY 10128 ; Tel: 212-861-8256 ; www.janastarr.com
Jana Starr creates one-of-a-kind wedding gowns from 100-year old handmade lace. These unique creations offer the best of two worlds: sexy, modern shapes with old-world craftsmanship and detail. (from $2,500.). Also a collection of antique veils.
110 West 20th Street New York, NY 10011 ; Tel: 646-633-4333 ; www.kleinfeldbridal.com
Kleinfeld, the leader in bridal fashion, offers the largest selection of designer and exclusive bridal gowns and accessories. For over 70 years, Kleinfeld has been dedicated to providing unparalleled gown selection, exceptional service and personal attention to detail.
- Oscar de la Renta
772 Madison Avenue New York, NY 10065 ; Tel: 1-888-782-6357 ; www.oscardelarenta.com
The Oscar de la Renta bridal collection includes a range of gowns and accessories including veils, shoes, fashion jewelry, and bags. The line is carried in bridal salons around the world, in addition to select Oscar de la Renta boutiques.