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
- Gabriella New York Bridal Salon
155 Wooster Street, Unit 3W New York, NY 10012 ; Tel: 212-206-1915 ; www.gabriellanewyork.com
Gabriella New York is a bridal boutique offering unique and sophisticated gowns and custom made to match veils and headpieces in an intimate and elegant environment. Highly personalized service coupled with exclusive gowns from incredibly talented designers make Gabriella New York a bridal salon unlike any other in Manhattan
- Lotus Bridal
1822 Avenue U Brooklyn, NY 11229 ; Tel: 718-332-4385 ; www.lotusbridal.com
Premier New York bridal salon in Brooklyn with exceptional service, featuring an amazing selection of wedding gowns, bridesmaid dresses and bridal accessories. Designers include Allure, Maggie Sottero, Enzoani, Jim Hjelm, Lazaro and Essense of Australia.
- Matthew Christopher Flagship Salon
214 West 39th Street, #400A New York, NY 10018 ; Tel: 212-938-6820 ; www.matthewchristopher.com
Matthew Christopher brings to life the romance of your wedding day using the finest silks, hand-drawn organic beading and unique, stunning laces. At the Flagship Salon, we are proud to offer private appointments where you will have access to the largest selection of Matthew Christopher gowns. Shop designs that represent modern classic glamour, the latest in bridal accessories and veils.
- 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.