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Choosing a bridal shop can be both a fun and stressful moment for every bride-to-be. Anyone who has watched shows like ‘Say Yes To The Dress’ knows that picking out a wedding dress is a huge event for the bride, her bridesmaids and the parents, however, finding the perfect dress isn’t always an easy thing to do. Some brides will have to hit more than one bridal shop to find the dress of their dreams. Whether it is a large bridal shop with a ton of choices or a smaller, more personal shop offering made-to-order gowns, there is plenty to choose from. Here are five of the best bridal shops in the DFW area for brides to find the dress of their dreams.
Lasting Bridal Couture
14809 Inwood Ave.
Addison, TX 75001
(972) 960-1800

When brides are seeking the perfect dress for their big day, it is important to talk to people who have experience in helping brides choose a gown that lives up to their expectations. With over 25 years of experience in making all brides look beautiful, Lasting Bride Couture fits that description. Whether choosing a $500 dress or a magnificent $10,000 gown, there is plenty to choose from here. They also offer online ordering to make sure that the dress and size are ready for the big day. For the brides who want to just try on dresses to find the perfect one, Lasting Bridal Couture also carries over 400 sample gowns.

Terry Costa
12817 Preston Road
Dallas, TX 75230
(972) 385-6100

Terry Costa is more than just a bridal shop, as they also offer prom dresses, evening gowns and more, however, they have plenty to choose from when it comes to wedding dresses for the bride, as well as dresses for bridesmaids and the mother of the bride. While it might seem a little much for a bride to head to the large dress shop for their personal wedding gown, the bridal salon itself is very well stocked with the most beautiful designer dresses available. Terry Costs has been mentioned in the New York Times as well as featured on shows like ‘My Fair Wedding,’ ‘Whose Wedding Is It Anyway?,’ and ‘Don’t Tell The Bride.’

Mockingbird Bridal Boutique
5602 E. Mockingbird Lane
Dallas, TX 75206
(214) 823-6873

Operating in the DFW area for over 44 years, Mockingbird Bridal Boutique has the experience to help any bride find that perfect dress. Open seven days a week, they advertise that they have the largest dress selection in town. A third generation bridal boutique, Mockingbird Bridal Boutique was the first of its kind in the DFW area and is ran by Helen Shelton and two of her granddaughters, all of which work hard to help every bride’s dreams of a perfect big day come true. The store also advertises that they sell 95 percent of all the featured bridal manufacturers seen in national magazines as well as gowns for all price ranges.

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Gowns Of Grace: Bridal Boutique
4309 W. Lovers Lane
Dallas, TX 75209
(214) 902-0800

Gowns of Grace has wedding gowns for all prices and budgets and sell them straight off the racks at great prices. What is most impressive about this DFW bridal shop is that they specialize in alterations. No woman’s body is the same and Gowns of Grace promises to alter any dress to make it unique and perfect to the bride as she prepares for her big day. This also includes accessorizing the wedding dress with headpieces, jewelry and more to create the perfect look straight out of the bride-to-be’s dreams.

Circle Park Bridal Boutique Of Addison
4950 Keller Springs Road
Addison, TX 75001
(972) 387-0100

Circle Park Bridal Boutique of Addison has been one of the best bridal shops in the DFW area for years. Despite first opening its doors in 2007, it was voted the “Best & Top Bridal Dresses In North Texas” for five straight years, from 2009-2013, by ‘The Knot: Best of Weddings.’ They offer everything from bridal gowns to bridesmaids dresses to accessories for the big day. They not only offer a large inventory of bridal gowns but have plenty of designer lines for special order as well.

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Shawn S. Lealos is a freelance writer who graduated from the University of Oklahoma in 2000 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism. He writes for a variety of national publications and has over 15 years of sports journalism experience. Follow Shawn on Twitter @sslealos. Examiner.com.