In-store wedding shops make outfitting the wedding party a piece of cake

Nordstrom

The retailer’s in-store Wedding Suites, staffed by Wedding Stylists, are designed to help every member of the wedding party look their absolute best on the big day.

Fashion Features

Wedding and reception dresses for the bride; dresses for mothers of the bride and groom, flower girls, and bridesmaids; tuxedos and suits for the groom; bridal shoes, honeymoon essentials, accessories and lingerie.

Services

In-store beauty stylist, bra fitters, spa, fabric glossary, fit guides, alterations, one-on-one wedding stylist online chat, and free shipping in the U.S.

http://shop.nordstrom.com/c/wedding-shop for locations

J.Crew

The retailer, which first introduced its wedding collection in 2004, takes care of couples not only via their website but also in the on-location Wedding Stores (in select J. Crew stores). Brides can get a hands-on look at gowns and bridesmaid dresses and try on samples, all with the help of on-premises expert. The company opened its first dedicated bridal boutique on New York’s Madison Avenue in the spring of 2010.

Fashion Features

Bridal dresses for engagement parties, rehearsal, weddings, and receptions; bridesmaids’ dresses; flower girl dresses; tuxedos, suits and furnishings for the groom; ring bearer suits; accessories; and a honeymoon shop.

Services

Wedding specialists, color swatches, fabric glossary, dress fit guide, and monograms (brides can have a grosgrain ribbon with their initials and wedding dates in blue and sewn inside their gowns).

jcrew.com/wedding.jsp for locations

White House | Black Market

Though the retailer currently only has two dedicated wedding stores open – in Chicago and San Juan, Puerto Rico – that doesn’t stop them from helping brides from different area codes out.

Fashion Features

Bridal dress collection with five gowns (the Victoria, Alexandra, Katherine, Audrey, and Grace); three bridesmaid dresses (the ruby satin rosette, black Katherine, and Elizabeth); wedding guest dresses; dresses for events for the bride leading up to wedding; and accessories.

Services

Wedding specialists; live help from a style expert online, and sharing wedding pictures and stories on Facebook.

whitehouseblackmarket.com for more info

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