Are you engaged to be married? Congratulations! Next stop – the Bridal Store. Picking out your dress is an important step in making the day of your dreams the best day ever. If possible, these stores that cater to your special day would have you come in 6-18 months before the big day. Many of the dresses are ordered and it can take months to get them in house.
House Of Fashion Bridal Salon
2101 J St.
Sacramento, CA 95816
(916) 554-7440
www.hofbridal.com

Beginning as a dress and alteration shop in East Sacramento in the early ‘60’s, House of Fashion transitioned to serving brides in 1962. In 1996, they expanded and opened their store front in Midtown. In January of this year, they closed their outlet store on 38th and J that carried discounted gowns. They now have the outlet store inventory at their location on 21st and J Street. You can schedule an appointment with one of their consultants online at their website. They have been featured in Real Sacramento Weddings, The Knot, Sacramento Magazine, Sacramento Bride and Groom, and Wedding Wire.

Bride To Be Couture
6100 Fair Oaks Blvd.
Carmichael, CA 95608
(916) 972-8223
www.bridetobecouture.com

If you are a fashion forward thinking bride, Bride to be Couture may be just the ticket you are looking for. They carry designer wedding gowns and claim their customer service is unparalleled. Keeping in mind the budget of the bride, their goal is to offer gowns that are elegant and distinct. They specialize in wedding gowns that are custom made, giving the bride the opportunity to design her own gown. They will also customize your veil to suit you. They are currently a nominee for the KCRA3 A-list for Best Wedding Dresses.

Dreamnette Bridal
1850 Douglas Blvd., Suite 914
Roseville, CA 95661
(916) 780-4777
www.dreamnette.com

Dreamnette Bridal requires that you call for an appointment. They want to ensure you have an enjoyable time making your decisions about this most important day, and that there is a consultant and a room available. You can do that by visiting their website or by calling. On their website is a list of FAQs. They also have a few testimonies from a few happy brides. Dreamnette is currently in the running as a nominee for Best Wedding Dresses KCRA3 A-list.

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Sparkle Bridal Couture
3200 Folsom Blvd. at 32nd St.
Sacramento, CA
(916) 538-6615
www.sparklebridalcouture.com

Sparkle has a large selection of gowns for the bride who wears a plus size. They carry approximately 150 gowns in sizes 14-30, catering to the brides in this category. In order to receive the special treatment that all brides deserve, Sparkle requests you make an appointment. To answer any questions regarding your appointment and when to make it, payment and price ranges, and who should come along, etc., visit their website FAQ page. They have been seen on Good Day Sacramento and featured in the Sacramento Bee, Sacramento Business Journal, Sacramento & Co, Our Wedding and in Sacramento Bride and Groom.

Miosa Bride
1125 J St.
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 443-1301
www.miosabride.com

Winner of 2014 KCRA3 A-List for Best Wedding Dresses, Miosa staff has over 25 years of experience at your disposal. They specialize in restyling wedding gowns to your design. This includes items such as lowering the dress back, adding in a corset, adding beading, and restyling the wedding dress your mom or grandmother wore. They have a list of appointment guidelines on their website. They can also be found on Facebook, Pinterest, and Weddingwire.

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Deb Ling is a freelance writer covering all things Sacramento. Her work can be found on Examiner.com.