So, you’ve said yes… now the pursuit for the perfect dress begins. We’ve rounded up the best bridal boutiques in Ireland. Ireland is home to modern fashion and friendly people and the Irish bridal fashion scene is no different.
In every corner of the country you can find amazingly unique bridal boutiques. From shops found in 17th-century castle grounds to ones hidden in quiet villages, Ireland has plenty of fun, quirky boutiques that are suitable for every type of bride.
Before you go to a shop, here are 17 things every bride needs to know before wedding dress shopping.
17 Best Bridal Boutiques in Ireland That Are Worth Travelling To
Belladonna in Co. Galway
Established in 2005, Irish bridal boutique Belladonna in Galway has become a popular choice for brides to be. The new and improved store concept is a mix of modern and timeless elegance. Each bridal suite is specially designed to comfortably afford the bride and her guests’ complete privacy while selecting her dress from the most exquisite collection. The boutique has carefully chosen designers from all over the world to bring every bride their perfect gown.
Who they stock: Jesus Peiro, Enzoani, Nicole Spose, Novia D`Art, Pronovias, True Bride
Where you can find them: Centrepoint, Liosban Industrial Estate, Tuam Rd, Galway
Beau Brides in Co. Kildare
Stylish and luxurious, Beau Brides based in Naas, Co. Kildare is an appointment only bridal boutique that offers spacious bridal suites for the bride and the party. You will receive the professional, undivided attention from the specialists that will make the experience a relaxing one.
The boutique stocks exclusive collections of international designers that are new to Ireland. Designed for the modern bride who loves fashion and if that’s you, you’ll love our edit of feathered wedding dresses.
Who they stock: Flora, Karen Willis Holmes, Truvelle, Kelly Faetanini
Where you can find them: Naas Town Centre, Dublin Rd, Naas East, Naas, Co. Kildare
Zadika Bridal in Co. Monaghan
A contemporary, modern and luxurious boutique, Zadika Bridal is a bridal boutique like non-other. A combination of their gallery-like display and cutting-edge spacious design makes it very simple for a bride to choose her perfect wedding gown.
The consultants have travelled to Europe and as far as USA and Canada to stock the world’s most stunning collections that will fit all shapes and sizes. They also stock a range of off the rail dresses with up to 70% off.
Who they stock: Paloma Blanca, Enzoani, Q’nique
Where you can find them: Unit 9, Market Square Shopping Centre, Market Square, Drummond Etra, Carrickmacross, Co. Monaghan
Smart Brides in Co. Laois
Smart Brides is one of Ireland's largest bridal boutiques, brimming with hundreds of designer dresses, that will truly leave you spoiled for choice. Smart Brides in Portlaoise is where stunning gowns meet affordable prices. The newly remodelled boutique has three elegant bridal suites and the Smart Brides team have been there for several years making them experts at making every bride feel at ease.
Who they stock: Sophia Tolli, Herm's, Diane Le Grand, Mark Lesley, Pronovias The White One, True Bride.
Where you can find them: 5/6, Conniberry Junction, Father Brown Ave, Clonminam, Portlaoise, Co. Laois
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Myrtle Ivory Bridal Couture in Co. Dublin
Dublin has a plethora of bridal boutiques and it would be difficult to visit every single of them. However, Myrtle Ivory Bridal Couture must be at the top of your list if you are a bride looking for a classic boutique.
Also known as the best Dublin bridal shop this boutique has 10 years of experience catering for a bride every need when it comes to picking the perfect dress.
Who they stock: Stephanie Allin, David Fielden, Anna Kara, Patrick Casey
Where you can find them: 3 Anne's Ln, Dublin 2
B Couture Bridal in Co. Wicklow
Established in 2005, B Couture Bridal offers a memorable bridal experience. Relaxing and friendly from the moment you walk through the door, the exceptional staff will offer you sound advice and help you chose your dream dress amongst their beautiful range of gowns.
The boutique works alongside ‘Sew Perfect’ to ensure that your every need is met and that your dream gown is the perfect fit for your special day.
Who they stock: Justin Alexander, Ronald Joyce, True Bride, Mark Lesley, Randy Fenoli
Where you can find them: 4, Wicklow Vale Emporium, Tinahask Lower, Arklow, Co. Wicklow
Truly Bridal Boutique in Co. Kildare
If you are a traditional bride and are looking for a classical bridal boutique in Ireland then Truly Bridal is the perfect choice for you. An exciting and luxurious experience, the boutique has two spacious dressing rooms.
Appointments are strictly private although the boutique will welcome anyone in if they want to simply browse or find out more information.
Who they stock: Maggie Sottero, Paloma Blanca,
Where you can find them: 1, Castle Buildings, Friary Rd, Naas East, Naas, Co. Kildare
Indie Grace Bridal Boutique in Co. Tyrone
A truly remarkable boutique from the moment you enter, Indie Grace Bridal is stylish, quirky and vibrant. Veiled in the little village of Fintona this boutique is a hidden gem that we’d love to share with you.
Designed for fashion forward, stylish brides, the boutique offers contemporary and vintage inspired bridal dresses.
Who they stock: Jesus Peiro, Marquise Bridal, Anna Kara, Raimon Bundo, Divine Atelier
Where you can find them: 74 Main St, Fintona, Omagh BT78 2AE
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The White Room in Co. Westmeath
A relaxed haven to choose your dream wedding dress. The White Room in Mullingar operates on an appointment only basis and their extra-large fitting areas each have seating for your guests, offering privacy and comfort. Trained consultants will assist you in choosing the best style for you. They have handpicked all their favourite designers from all over the world to bring you premier designers.
Who they stock: Pronovias, Enzoani, Jesus Peiro, Paloma Blanca, Mikaella, Rembo Styling and the exclusive stockists of Caroline Castigliano, Daalarna Couture and Savannah Miller for Ireland.
Where you can find them: 23D Lough Sheever Corporate Park, Robinstown, Mullingar, Co. Westmeath
Memories – The Bridal Boutique in Co. Cork
Make memories in Cork! This beautiful bridal boutique has become the go-to destination for bridal gowns and has even won Irish Bridal Store of the Year 2018. Celebrating nine years of business this year the consultants really know what they are talking about and offer great service and comfort during your time with them.
A relaxed and fun environment, Memories offers a truly unique experience.
Who they stock: Watters Wtoo, Cabotine Novias, Modeca
Where you can find them: Carey House, 5 Albert St, Ballintemple, Cork city, Co. Cork
Pearls and Lace in Co. Donegal
No request is too big or too small for Pearls and Lace in Donegal. What was just a dream three years ago is now one of Ireland’s leading bridal boutiques. A gorgeous bridal shop that stocks everything from wedding dresses and bridesmaid dresses to shoes, veils and even gifts.
The success of this boutique is because of the welcoming atmosphere and lovely team of Carole, Sarah, Nollaig and Noreen. With two large private fitting rooms that are beautifully decorated, everyone can relax and enjoy a drink from the personalised drinks menu.
Who they stock: Martina Liana, Stella York, Essense of Australia
Where you can find them: Drimark, Road, Town, Killybegs, Co. Donegal
Alice May Bride in Co. Dublin
Located against the amazing backdrop of the Dublin mountains Alice May Bride is one of the most relaxing bridal boutiques in Ireland. There is a real sense of peacefulness and calmness that will put any bride at ease before choosing their wedding dress.
Owner and stylists Alison and Anna are fantastic at finding brides a wedding dress that will suit their style and personality.
Who they stock: Catherine Deane, Beside Couture, Raimon Bundo, Nicola Anne
Where you can find them: The Kilternan Gallery, Enniskerry Road, Kilternan, County Dublin, Kilternan, Co. Dublin,
The Attic Bridalwear Boutique in Co. Limerick
A completely unique bridal boutique in the heart of Limerick city, The Attic Bridalwear Boutique is a great choice for a bride that wants a true rustic wedding. The boutique is intimate and quirky and has a garden/forest theme throughout.
The bridal party are welcomed to sit back and enjoy some tea from vintage mix and match teacups while the bride gets a one to one with the owner Orlaith who has a background with top fashion houses including Alexander McQueen in London and Derek Lam in New York.
Who they stock: Elbeth Gillis, Anna Georgina, Herms, Enzoani
Where you can find them: 8 Roches St, Limerick
Vintage Pearl Bridal in Co. Galway
Located inside a charming Georgian building everything about Vintage Pearl Bridal is superb. If you are looking for an authentic vintage wedding, then this is the only Irish bridal boutique you should be looking at.
Sealed off from the modern streets of Galway the boutique stocks vintage wedding dresses from the 1920s to the 1980s. Completely private, this is a bridal experience like none other.
Who they stock: Kite & Butterfly, Cymbeline, Rose & Delilah, Katya Katya Shehurina
Where you can find them: 34 Dominick Street Lower, Galway
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Castle Couture in Co. Antrim
An Irish bridal boutique straight from a fairy-tale book! Set within the stunning courtyard of the 17th century Galgorm castle, Castle Couture is a luxury bridal store that showcases a unique collection of chic upmarket wedding gowns by high fashion designers.
The picturesque grounds set a real wedding scene and many brides have even said their visit felt like a rehearsal for the big day.
Who they stock: Jenny Packham, Suzanne Neville, Jesus Peiro, Badgley Mischka Bridal Collection
Where you can find them: Galgorm Castle, 190 Galgorm Rd, Ballymena BT42 1HL
Padanee in Co. Leitrim
Every bride will be instantly relaxed by the subtle smells of burning incense that can be smelt on entering this Irish bridal boutique. Run by former wedding co-ordinator Patricia Corrigan, the boutique stocks stylish and elegant gowns for every bride. With over 15 years of wedding planning experience Patricia is able to offer a depth of knowledge and advice to all her brides.
Who they stock: House of Mooshki, Lazaro, Tara Keely, Jasmine
Where you can find them: Main St, Townparks, Carrick on Shannon, Co. Leitrim
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Belle Mariée Bridal Boutique in Co. Meath
A newbie bridal boutique, Belle Mariée stocks a large selection of top bridal designers from all over the world. Spaciously arranged between two floors, there are gowns to suit all shapes, sizes, tastes and budgets.
Continuously praised by overjoyed brides, Belle Mariée gives every bride tailored advice and singular attention.
Who they stock: Aire Barcelona, Modeca, Mon Cheri
Where you can find them: Market House, Main St, Athboy, Co. Meath
Before you start to book appointments at your favourite boutique make sure you read our guide to shopping for your wedding dress.