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Bella Bridal Gallery

West Bloomfield , MI
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4301 Orchard Lake Road
West Bloomfield, MI 48323 US (map)

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248-539-9800

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ABOUT US

Making Bridal Dreams Come True Since 2002

Founded in 2002, Bella Bridal Gallery has quickly grown to become one of Metro Detroit's premier bridal salons. Bella Bridal is proud... Read more
Making Bridal Dreams Come True Since 2002

Founded in 2002, Bella Bridal Gallery has quickly grown to become one of Metro Detroit's premier bridal salons. Bella Bridal is proud to offer the latest in bridal fashion with many exclusive designers and a large selection of wedding gowns. Whether your taste is formal, elegant, modern, trendy or sophisticated, your experienced sales consultant will be able to help you select the gown of your dreams.

Our Designers:

Essense of Australia
Martina Liana
Anne Barge - Blue Willow Bride
Victor Harper
Victor Harper Couture
Sophia Tolli

With a wide variety of styles to choose from that will suit any bride and wedding venue, newly engaged brides from Metro Detroit and beyond are welcome. Our price range is suitable for all bridal budgets and we offer an excellent in-house alteration department. Brides will experience full service that is unparalleled. Our superior consulting staff, superb attention to detail and excellent customer service will give brides a wonderful wedding experience at Bella Bridal Gallery.

Call 248-539-9800 to book your bridal appointment - We can't wait to help you find the dress of your dreams! Read less
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INFO FOR DRESS & ATTIRE

Who do you provide services for?
Bride
Which of the following items do you offer?
Hair Accessories, Jewelry, Veils

REVIEWS

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Sarah
Wedding:
10/8/2016
4.8/5.0
In a word? They're WONDERFUL! I just about lost all hope after my first experience in a bridal dress shop. I left that appointment feeling absolutely down on my luck, and relatively convinced, I was never going to find my dream dress (if it even existed at all). So... I went into Bella Bridal, holding my breath, and I couldn't be any more thrilled with the outcome.

They not only feel like family there, they treat you like family. My consultant was excellent, but their entire staff pitched in, offering comments and suggestions. It really felt like I was with all my best girlfriends trying on clothes, when in reality, I didn't know a single one of them.

The owner was actually the one to pick out my dress. She brought it to me when I was flipping through the racks, and (on the hanger) I wasn't convinced, but relented, wanting to please her. She insisted it be the first dress I try on, and I'm so glad it was! I instantly fell in love. Nothing else compared. All the other employees came out, and ooh'd and ahh'd, and offered their suggestions on other things I could do to personalize the dress. I just couldn't (and still can't) get over how kind they were, and how it felt like I had known these people forever.

They even have special "reception" lighting (see: low lighting) near their platforms, so you can really get an idea of what your dress will look like at the reception. So cool!

All in all, they helped me find the dress of my dreams, and not only worked with me (but supplied me with all the information I needed to make the dress my own. I would definitely recommend to anyone searching for their dream dress!
In a word? They're WONDERFUL! I just about lost all hope after my first experience in a bridal dress shop. I left that Read more...
In a word? They're WONDERFUL! I just about lost all hope after my first experience in a bridal dress shop. I left that appointment feeling absolutely down on my luck, and relatively convinced, I was never going to find my dream dress (if it even existed at all). So... I went into Bella Bridal, holding my breath, and I couldn't be any more thrilled with the outcome.

They not only feel like family there, they treat you like family. My consultant was excellent, but their entire staff pitched in, offering comments and suggestions. It really felt like I was with all my best girlfriends trying on clothes, when in reality, I didn't know a single one of them.

The owner was actually the one to pick out my dress. She brought it to me when I was flipping through the racks, and (on the hanger) I wasn't convinced, but relented, wanting to please her. She insisted it be the first dress I try on, and I'm so glad it was! I instantly fell in love. Nothing else compared. All the other employees came out, and ooh'd and ahh'd, and offered their suggestions on other things I could do to personalize the dress. I just couldn't (and still can't) get over how kind they were, and how it felt like I had known these people forever.

They even have special "reception" lighting (see: low lighting) near their platforms, so you can really get an idea of what your dress will look like at the reception. So cool!

All in all, they helped me find the dress of my dreams, and not only worked with me (but supplied me with all the information I needed to make the dress my own. I would definitely recommend to anyone searching for their dream dress! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
I would not hesitate to recommend Bella's Bridal!! My daughter loved the first dress she tried on and ended up buying that one! The salon knew that my daughter was living in England and would not be in until the week before the wedding. They did not blink and eye and said they would make it work. My daughter had her first fitting the Monday before her wedding, and the second fitting the Wednesday before the wedding. The dress was magnificent!! Everyone in the salon was so accommodating, warm and bent over backwards to make us happy!! They made us feel like family! I will be there when my next daughter gets married!!!
I would not hesitate to recommend Bella's Bridal!! My daughter loved the first dress she tried on and ended up buying that Read more...
I would not hesitate to recommend Bella's Bridal!! My daughter loved the first dress she tried on and ended up buying that one! The salon knew that my daughter was living in England and would not be in until the week before the wedding. They did not blink and eye and said they would make it work. My daughter had her first fitting the Monday before her wedding, and the second fitting the Wednesday before the wedding. The dress was magnificent!! Everyone in the salon was so accommodating, warm and bent over backwards to make us happy!! They made us feel like family! I will be there when my next daughter gets married!!! Read less
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Faith
Wedding:
8/6/2016
3.9/5.0
I was pretty sure I knew what dress I wanted before going into Bella Bridal. They were the only ones in the area who were willing to order the sample ahead (at my own cost) for me to try on along with others during my appointment. I loved the dress but wanted some things taken care of during alterations, which they assured me could be done. When I came back in to try on the dress, I was unhappy with how it was made. They made me another appointment after I had called back to discuss if changes were possible or if I would have to reorder the dress. They assured me again that it could all be taken care of with alterations. When I came back in for my first fitting, I was told that some of the alterations were not possible and I had to pay extra for a slip that I did not initially want. Another of my concerns was brushed off and contributed to the dress not being pressed yet. The problem did not go away with pressing (but I wouldn't find that out until I picked it up just days before my wedding), and was not taken care of when I brought it up repeatedly. On top of all that, the price given was well above that quoted initially. I was not able to take my dress elsewhere and had to sign a waiver giving up the right to take pictures of the dress I had already purchased. After multiple fittings and things not being taken care of as they should have been (at my second fitting nothing had been touched), in the end the dress fit but I was mostly ready to just get my dress back. They wouldn't let me take it until 2 days before my wedding so even if something had been wrong, it wouldn't have had time to get fixed.
I was pretty sure I knew what dress I wanted before going into Bella Bridal. They were the only ones in the area who were Read more...
I was pretty sure I knew what dress I wanted before going into Bella Bridal. They were the only ones in the area who were willing to order the sample ahead (at my own cost) for me to try on along with others during my appointment. I loved the dress but wanted some things taken care of during alterations, which they assured me could be done. When I came back in to try on the dress, I was unhappy with how it was made. They made me another appointment after I had called back to discuss if changes were possible or if I would have to reorder the dress. They assured me again that it could all be taken care of with alterations. When I came back in for my first fitting, I was told that some of the alterations were not possible and I had to pay extra for a slip that I did not initially want. Another of my concerns was brushed off and contributed to the dress not being pressed yet. The problem did not go away with pressing (but I wouldn't find that out until I picked it up just days before my wedding), and was not taken care of when I brought it up repeatedly. On top of all that, the price given was well above that quoted initially. I was not able to take my dress elsewhere and had to sign a waiver giving up the right to take pictures of the dress I had already purchased. After multiple fittings and things not being taken care of as they should have been (at my second fitting nothing had been touched), in the end the dress fit but I was mostly ready to just get my dress back. They wouldn't let me take it until 2 days before my wedding so even if something had been wrong, it wouldn't have had time to get fixed. Read less
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Rachael
Wedding:
7/16/2016
1.0/5.0
Originally had a great experience with the buying process-however, once the dress actually came in... it all went downhill from there. They do a great job of selling you on a dress and pushing you to buy something. The staff was very rude and they are a complete rip off when it comes to alterations. I work in the wedding industry and I have never been treated more horribly than from the staff from Bella. The owner would not even call me back and her consultants were horrible to communicate with. The owner really needs to train her staff in customer service and email email etiquette. I ended up taking my dress somewhere else for alterations and they charged me half the price I was quoted by Bella. If you insist on buying your dress from Bella- take it somewhere else for alterations. They carry great brands but It is truly not worth the hassle. There are plenty of other options in the metro Detroit area.
Originally had a great experience with the buying process-however, once the dress actually came in... it all went downhill Read more...
Originally had a great experience with the buying process-however, once the dress actually came in... it all went downhill from there. They do a great job of selling you on a dress and pushing you to buy something. The staff was very rude and they are a complete rip off when it comes to alterations. I work in the wedding industry and I have never been treated more horribly than from the staff from Bella. The owner would not even call me back and her consultants were horrible to communicate with. The owner really needs to train her staff in customer service and email email etiquette. I ended up taking my dress somewhere else for alterations and they charged me half the price I was quoted by Bella. If you insist on buying your dress from Bella- take it somewhere else for alterations. They carry great brands but It is truly not worth the hassle. There are plenty of other options in the metro Detroit area. Read less
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Mrs. Wilson
Wedding:
7/1/2016
2.8/5.0
The day of my first dress fitting, it was extremely HOTT in this shop so my dress was fitting too high. It felt as though the air was not on. It's vital that your body is cool when you try on a wedding dress so that was extremely disappointing. The bustle was uneven and it was very difficult to schedule dress fitting appointments in the evening.
The day of my first dress fitting, it was extremely HOTT in this shop so my dress was fitting too high. It felt as though Read more...
The day of my first dress fitting, it was extremely HOTT in this shop so my dress was fitting too high. It felt as though the air was not on. It's vital that your body is cool when you try on a wedding dress so that was extremely disappointing. The bustle was uneven and it was very difficult to schedule dress fitting appointments in the evening. Read less
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Becky
Wedding:
6/18/2016
5.0/5.0
Beautiful dresses, helpful staff, exceptional alterations... loved me dress and everything about my experience at Bella Bridal!
Beautiful dresses, helpful staff, exceptional alterations... loved me dress and everything about my experience at Bella Read more...
Beautiful dresses, helpful staff, exceptional alterations... loved me dress and everything about my experience at Bella Bridal! Read less
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Private User
Wedding:
5/7/2016
4.7/5.0
I have had a great experience thus far with Bella Bridal! My sis got her dress from here in 2004 and another friend in 2008, both with positive experiences. Mine has also been positive thus far!

I am not a "girly-girl" and the whole "planning a wedding" process was not my thing. I don't wear dresses on a regular basis and I only enjoy shopping at REI. When I first arrived at the store, they were beyond excited to have me and my family there. The excitement level scared me a bit because I am simply not like that; I don't get excited about wedding planning. However, this didn't deter the attendant one bit - she kept positive and was willing to work with me (and I know I was probably difficult). She did a great job focusing on what would suit my body and our wedding style, while keeping in mind the style I wanted.

After that appointment, I went to another bridal shop down the road and they were plain rude to me... my mother and sister both told me that the experience at a shop is just as important as the dress itself. They were absolutely correct! We left the other shop quickly and went back to Bella Bridal to try on my top favorites once again... leading to my "saying yes to the dress" moment! My initial intent was to just "try on styles" and have my dress custom made. However, the Essence of Australia line was just too beautiful to pass up. Turns out, I had bookmarked "my dress" as a Pinterest inspiration - it was meant to be!

Our wedding is in May and I bought the dress in October. I was told it would arrive ~April 1st - leaving just 1 month for fittings/alterations. However, my dress arrived months early, removing that nervous stress. The dress fit perfectly at my first fitting and looked so much better than the trial dress did. I am having a few custom alterations done to the style, which I have yet to know the cost, etc. Overall, I have had a positive experience!
I have had a great experience thus far with Bella Bridal! My sis got her dress from here in 2004 and another friend in Read more...
I have had a great experience thus far with Bella Bridal! My sis got her dress from here in 2004 and another friend in 2008, both with positive experiences. Mine has also been positive thus far!

I am not a "girly-girl" and the whole "planning a wedding" process was not my thing. I don't wear dresses on a regular basis and I only enjoy shopping at REI. When I first arrived at the store, they were beyond excited to have me and my family there. The excitement level scared me a bit because I am simply not like that; I don't get excited about wedding planning. However, this didn't deter the attendant one bit - she kept positive and was willing to work with me (and I know I was probably difficult). She did a great job focusing on what would suit my body and our wedding style, while keeping in mind the style I wanted.

After that appointment, I went to another bridal shop down the road and they were plain rude to me... my mother and sister both told me that the experience at a shop is just as important as the dress itself. They were absolutely correct! We left the other shop quickly and went back to Bella Bridal to try on my top favorites once again... leading to my "saying yes to the dress" moment! My initial intent was to just "try on styles" and have my dress custom made. However, the Essence of Australia line was just too beautiful to pass up. Turns out, I had bookmarked "my dress" as a Pinterest inspiration - it was meant to be!

Our wedding is in May and I bought the dress in October. I was told it would arrive ~April 1st - leaving just 1 month for fittings/alterations. However, my dress arrived months early, removing that nervous stress. The dress fit perfectly at my first fitting and looked so much better than the trial dress did. I am having a few custom alterations done to the style, which I have yet to know the cost, etc. Overall, I have had a positive experience! Read less
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Maria
Wedding:
4/16/2016
5.0/5.0
I LOVED everybody who I worked with here. Everybody was so nice and accommodating. Everything from picking the dress to alterations went smoothly. They did an awesome job!
I LOVED everybody who I worked with here. Everybody was so nice and accommodating. Everything from picking the dress to Read more...
I LOVED everybody who I worked with here. Everybody was so nice and accommodating. Everything from picking the dress to alterations went smoothly. They did an awesome job! Read less
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Sara
Wedding:
11/14/2015
5.0/5.0
For a small shop Bella Bridal delivers BIG. Sophia and her crew were so very helpful, always made us feel welcome. My daughter found the right dress, but never felt pressured to purchase. Clara tweaked the dress to be just what Katie wanted, the results were nothing less than spectacular!
I would highly recommend Bella Bridal to any bride. The atmosphere at the gallery is always upbeat and fun. Wonderful people to work with.
For a small shop Bella Bridal delivers BIG. Sophia and her crew were so very helpful, always made us feel welcome. My Read more...
For a small shop Bella Bridal delivers BIG. Sophia and her crew were so very helpful, always made us feel welcome. My daughter found the right dress, but never felt pressured to purchase. Clara tweaked the dress to be just what Katie wanted, the results were nothing less than spectacular!
I would highly recommend Bella Bridal to any bride. The atmosphere at the gallery is always upbeat and fun. Wonderful people to work with. Read less
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jollykat
Wedding:
8/30/2008
5.0/5.0
The ladies at Bella Bridal were awesome to work with! I ended up buying my dress, veil, shoes, and jewelry there because they made it so easy. They altered my dress and kept it there until the day before the wedding so I never had to worry about it. Everything came in on time and in perfect condition. They are a bit pricey, but in my opinion, I would rather pay more and not have to worry about a thing than cut corners and save a few bucks.
The ladies at Bella Bridal were awesome to work with! I ended up buying my dress, veil, shoes, and jewelry there because Read more...
The ladies at Bella Bridal were awesome to work with! I ended up buying my dress, veil, shoes, and jewelry there because they made it so easy. They altered my dress and kept it there until the day before the wedding so I never had to worry about it. Everything came in on time and in perfect condition. They are a bit pricey, but in my opinion, I would rather pay more and not have to worry about a thing than cut corners and save a few bucks. Read less
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DetroitNewlywed
Wedding:
8/2/2008
5.0/5.0
I made an appointment, worked with Ellen, and bought off the rack for 50% off. I went elsewhere for alterations. I had no issues - they stored the dress for me, and had it professionally cleaned and steamed before I picked it up (since it had been a sample). My only gripe is that they seemed a little annoyed at my Bridesmaids for trying on so may dresses, and they made them share a dressing room because they had another appointment coming in (I told them when I scheduled my appt that we were looking for me and my bridesmaids). Nothing major, they didn't mind sharing.
I made an appointment, worked with Ellen, and bought off the rack for 50% off. I went elsewhere for alterations. I had no Read more...
I made an appointment, worked with Ellen, and bought off the rack for 50% off. I went elsewhere for alterations. I had no issues - they stored the dress for me, and had it professionally cleaned and steamed before I picked it up (since it had been a sample). My only gripe is that they seemed a little annoyed at my Bridesmaids for trying on so may dresses, and they made them share a dressing room because they had another appointment coming in (I told them when I scheduled my appt that we were looking for me and my bridesmaids). Nothing major, they didn't mind sharing. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
[Private]
5.0/5.0
I found shopping for my wedding dress to be very stressful, until I went to Bella Bridal. I felt at ease and comfortable with the bridal consultant. In no way did I feel pressured to purchase a dress form them. She listened to what I wanted and pulled a dress that met all of my qualifications, but was completely different than anything I had tried on before. I absolutely love my dress and I can't wait for my first fitting.
I found shopping for my wedding dress to be very stressful, until I went to Bella Bridal. I felt at ease and comfortable Read more...
I found shopping for my wedding dress to be very stressful, until I went to Bella Bridal. I felt at ease and comfortable with the bridal consultant. In no way did I feel pressured to purchase a dress form them. She listened to what I wanted and pulled a dress that met all of my qualifications, but was completely different than anything I had tried on before. I absolutely love my dress and I can't wait for my first fitting. Read less
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