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The Wedding Dress Shoppe was created by Alan Perry of Perry’s Emporium with a passion for providing a fresh approach to the Wilmington bridal experience. His goal is to bring the idea of being stunning and unique back to the forefront of bridal fashion. The 3,000 square foot boutique is located in Barclay Commons adjacent to Perry’s EmporiumThe Wedding Dress Shoppe is a full-service bridal salon featuring quality, unique, and distinct gowns for the trendy, stylish and fashionable bride. Each of the designers we carry has been thoughtfully considered and selected.  We value their inspiration as well as couture craftsmanship, and are certain you will see the dedication to design just as we did. The result is an extraordinary and distinct collection of gowns from acclaimed designers, exclusive to the Wilmington area. Our select designers understand the importance of quality construction and fabrics to produce beautiful gowns.  

The Wedding Dress Shoppe specializes in creating your ‘Total Look’, because we know how imperative it is to complement every aspect of your wedding. We believe finding your wedding gown should be a relaxed and personalized experience. Our intimate boutique provides a charming shield from the hustle and bustle of wedding planning.  Through scheduled appointments, we dedicate time to listen to your vision so we can assist in finding the ultimate gown that leaves you feeling confident and radiant. Our knowledgeable consultants will guide you through the entire process while creating a relaxed and stress-free environment.

We have seen how difficult it is for brides to go through this process without their closest of kin and best friends. Is your mom living out of state? Is your maid-of-honor on vacation? No Problem! They can still be a part of the shopping fun by Skyping with The Wedding Dress Shoppe by viewing your gown and giving you live feedback at no additional charge!

As soon as you find the gown of your dreams, the celebration begins! Our high-end customer service is not only continued throughout the ordering of your gown and creating your total look, but is also vividly present all the way up until your wedding day.  

We realize that you have a lot to plan when it comes to your wedding, so we provide a one-stop shop for all things bridal, including Wedding Gowns, Veils, Decorative Headpieces, Undergarments, Jewelry, Shoes, Bridesmaid Dresses, Mother of the Bride Dresses, Flower Girl Dresses,  In-House Alterations and Preservation.

We are experts at making “bridal dreams a reality.” No matter what it takes, we promise to find your perfect gown and “walk you down that aisle!” Let the knowledgeable staff at The Wedding Dress Shoppe help you complete your dream wedding!

We look forward to working with you and being a part of your bridal experience.

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