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Rin's Bridal

San Carlos , CA
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LOCATION

616 El Camino Real
San Carlos, CA 94070 US (map)

PHONE

650-595-3404

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ABOUT US

Thank you for visiting Rin’s Bridal, one of the Bay Area’s leading bridal salons. We’ve been located in the heart of the Peninsula for 30 years. Each year Rin selects gowns in the newest... Read more
Thank you for visiting Rin’s Bridal, one of the Bay Area’s leading bridal salons. We’ve been located in the heart of the Peninsula for 30 years. Each year Rin selects gowns in the newest fine laces, silks and satins. We offer a full range of gowns to select from in the latest trends: classic, formal, informal and couture. Our consultants are waiting to assist you with the best style for your important day.

Rin’s experienced wedding consultants are devoted to providing brides and their bridal party throughout the Bay Area with attentive and professional service. We look forward to your visit! Read less
Dress & Attire

INFO FOR DRESS & ATTIRE

Who do you provide services for?
Bride, Bridesmaids, Flower Girls, Mother of the Bride, Mother of the Groom
Which of the following services do you provide??
Alterations, Cleaning, Preservation, Sample Sales, Trunk Shows
Which of the following items do you offer?
Bridal Belts, Bridal Gowns, Formal Gowns, Garters, Hair Accessories, Jewelry, Plus Size Gowns, Sample Gowns, Shoes, Undergarments, Veils
What is the average turnaround time for a bridal gown? (select one)
Less than 6 months
How often do you receive new bridal gowns?
Seasonally
What is your return policy?
Final Sale

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Wedding:
9/17/2016
5.0/5.0
I went into Rin's for the Allure Trunk show and found my absolute dream dress! Throughout the entire process Rins Bridal was incredible. Rin herself did all my fittings and she is amazing at what she does. She knows what she is doing, is creative and very talented. Every time I put my dress on I cried tears of joy and my dress fit like a glove on my wedding day.
I went into Rin's for the Allure Trunk show and found my absolute dream dress! Throughout the entire process Rins Bridal Read more...
I went into Rin's for the Allure Trunk show and found my absolute dream dress! Throughout the entire process Rins Bridal was incredible. Rin herself did all my fittings and she is amazing at what she does. She knows what she is doing, is creative and very talented. Every time I put my dress on I cried tears of joy and my dress fit like a glove on my wedding day. Read less
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Belinda
Wedding:
6/18/2016
5.0/5.0
Rin and her team are so awesome! Being in the business for more than 30 years, she sure does have a lot of knowledge about wedding dresses! It took me only 2 visits before I finally made up my mind for my dream dress. They have plenty of selections and brands there, as well as sample sales. They were so patient and helpful, just make sure you set up appointment with them, so you can get undivided attention. I chose Pronovias because I love their elegant lace! When the dress finally came, Rin is such an expert in making sure your dress fits you perfectly after alterations. She understands how important it is for the bride to look their best. I am so happy I went with Rin to get the dress of my life!
Rin and her team are so awesome! Being in the business for more than 30 years, she sure does have a lot of knowledge about Read more...
Rin and her team are so awesome! Being in the business for more than 30 years, she sure does have a lot of knowledge about wedding dresses! It took me only 2 visits before I finally made up my mind for my dream dress. They have plenty of selections and brands there, as well as sample sales. They were so patient and helpful, just make sure you set up appointment with them, so you can get undivided attention. I chose Pronovias because I love their elegant lace! When the dress finally came, Rin is such an expert in making sure your dress fits you perfectly after alterations. She understands how important it is for the bride to look their best. I am so happy I went with Rin to get the dress of my life! Read less
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Alexandra
Wedding:
3/29/2015
4.9/5.0
Rin's bridal has fantastic selection, great prices, and very helpful staff. I purchased my dress and got it fitted here - it ended up way below my expected budget and looked gorgeous! Rin was very helpful, and because I work the same hours as they are open she even stayed late for me one night so I could get in a fitting. The alterations were completely seamless and fit great, even though the dress had a pretty detailed design. My only complaint is that the bustling hooks were quite well hidden - it took my poor helpers quite a while to get me situated when I was preparing for dancing. Great for the walk down the aisle, but ended up delaying the reception a little.
Rin's bridal has fantastic selection, great prices, and very helpful staff. I purchased my dress and got it fitted here - Read more...
Rin's bridal has fantastic selection, great prices, and very helpful staff. I purchased my dress and got it fitted here - it ended up way below my expected budget and looked gorgeous! Rin was very helpful, and because I work the same hours as they are open she even stayed late for me one night so I could get in a fitting. The alterations were completely seamless and fit great, even though the dress had a pretty detailed design. My only complaint is that the bustling hooks were quite well hidden - it took my poor helpers quite a while to get me situated when I was preparing for dancing. Great for the walk down the aisle, but ended up delaying the reception a little. Read less
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Alicia
Wedding:
10/11/2014
5.0/5.0
I bought my dress at Rin's Bridal!!! My dress was perfect and beautiful and the alterations were reasonably priced, and I was very happy with my experience at Rin's!
Katie helped me, and she's the one who actually found THE dress. She picked it out for me at the beginning of the appointment and I rejected it, and by the end of the appointment I decided, what the heck let's give it a go, and fell in love!
Katie was very patient and helpful throughout my appointment. It was a slow day (super bowl Sunday), so she let me browse for an hour and forty minutes! I've had other bridal stores shoo me out on the hour. Also, Katie obviously has great taste as she could tell what would fit my body type and style best, even when I couldn't. She was also really fun to talk to, which is surprisingly not the case for all of these stores... And she helped me take pictures, which really helps with the decision making process.
Here are more details: I bought a Marisa dress, and there was a bit of an issue getting the French lace. The factory kept pushing back my delivery date, and I was getting really worried about having enough time for alterations! One of the girls told Rin about what was happening, and she took over and comforted me over the phone, and called the factory repeatedly demanding my dress and not taking any excuses! It was really nice to know that Rin cared about me and my dress and had the clout to get things moving.
Not only that, but when we were discussing options for the delivery date etc. I told her I did not want to pay for expedited alterations since I had ordered my dress well in advance, and she said they would help me, no extra charge.
The store has a really big selection too, and Rin is also willing to try to help you with your budget, which is greatly appreciated!
It is not necessarily the fanciest or most high tech, modern store, but I really think the important parts of shopping are the dresses and the staff, and Rin's Bridal is top notch for that!
I bought my dress at Rin's Bridal!!! My dress was perfect and beautiful and the alterations were reasonably priced, and I Read more...
I bought my dress at Rin's Bridal!!! My dress was perfect and beautiful and the alterations were reasonably priced, and I was very happy with my experience at Rin's!
Katie helped me, and she's the one who actually found THE dress. She picked it out for me at the beginning of the appointment and I rejected it, and by the end of the appointment I decided, what the heck let's give it a go, and fell in love!
Katie was very patient and helpful throughout my appointment. It was a slow day (super bowl Sunday), so she let me browse for an hour and forty minutes! I've had other bridal stores shoo me out on the hour. Also, Katie obviously has great taste as she could tell what would fit my body type and style best, even when I couldn't. She was also really fun to talk to, which is surprisingly not the case for all of these stores... And she helped me take pictures, which really helps with the decision making process.
Here are more details: I bought a Marisa dress, and there was a bit of an issue getting the French lace. The factory kept pushing back my delivery date, and I was getting really worried about having enough time for alterations! One of the girls told Rin about what was happening, and she took over and comforted me over the phone, and called the factory repeatedly demanding my dress and not taking any excuses! It was really nice to know that Rin cared about me and my dress and had the clout to get things moving.
Not only that, but when we were discussing options for the delivery date etc. I told her I did not want to pay for expedited alterations since I had ordered my dress well in advance, and she said they would help me, no extra charge.
The store has a really big selection too, and Rin is also willing to try to help you with your budget, which is greatly appreciated!
It is not necessarily the fanciest or most high tech, modern store, but I really think the important parts of shopping are the dresses and the staff, and Rin's Bridal is top notch for that! Read less
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Mary
Wedding:
9/13/2014
4.7/5.0
Great people and a great selection of stuff. Thank you for the help
Great people and a great selection of stuff. Thank you for the help
Great people and a great selection of stuff. Thank you for the help Read less
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Private User
Wedding:
8/2/2014
3.5/5.0
Rin and Julie have been so amazing to me. It was a very stressful yet necessary process having my mom and grandmother present while I had my "yes to the dress" moment. Julie made every effort to reassure my family and I that the dress would be well cared for while we wait for time to pass before the next fitting. She also worked with us to make the dress as affordable as possible while making the perfect suggestions for a sash and veil!
Rin is also wonderful. During my first fitting she was very patient and had the utmost professional demeanor when confrontations reared with my mom...she has my complete trust and she made me feel so confident that my dress will be perfect for my wedding this August!
I am so happy I found my dress at Rin's!

Now that I have worn the dress, I must say her alterations are way over priced. As I was putting the dress on for my wedding day, buttons were falling off! My bridesmaids collected 10 total by the end of the night and after the first couple dances, my bussel stitching came undone and half my dress was hanging out the rest of the night! SO embarrassing! But the worst was the bra. I was told it was sewn in but you could visibly see it the whole time and I was constantly picking up the dress from the armpits because it kept shifting. Uncomfortable. Everyone said I looked great but my bridesmaids kept pulling me aside to fix things every 5 minutes. Thanks to my girls I was able to look decent but the value of this dress is definitely debatable. $800 for alterations, then she added a bra and charged another $60, and it still didn't fit right because of the stitching....there you go, be careful! I have been back several times in person to explain how I needed the dress to be fixed and I live in LA so it was hard on me.
Rin and Julie have been so amazing to me. It was a very stressful yet necessary process having my mom and grandmother Read more...
Rin and Julie have been so amazing to me. It was a very stressful yet necessary process having my mom and grandmother present while I had my "yes to the dress" moment. Julie made every effort to reassure my family and I that the dress would be well cared for while we wait for time to pass before the next fitting. She also worked with us to make the dress as affordable as possible while making the perfect suggestions for a sash and veil!
Rin is also wonderful. During my first fitting she was very patient and had the utmost professional demeanor when confrontations reared with my mom...she has my complete trust and she made me feel so confident that my dress will be perfect for my wedding this August!
I am so happy I found my dress at Rin's!

Now that I have worn the dress, I must say her alterations are way over priced. As I was putting the dress on for my wedding day, buttons were falling off! My bridesmaids collected 10 total by the end of the night and after the first couple dances, my bussel stitching came undone and half my dress was hanging out the rest of the night! SO embarrassing! But the worst was the bra. I was told it was sewn in but you could visibly see it the whole time and I was constantly picking up the dress from the armpits because it kept shifting. Uncomfortable. Everyone said I looked great but my bridesmaids kept pulling me aside to fix things every 5 minutes. Thanks to my girls I was able to look decent but the value of this dress is definitely debatable. $800 for alterations, then she added a bra and charged another $60, and it still didn't fit right because of the stitching....there you go, be careful! I have been back several times in person to explain how I needed the dress to be fixed and I live in LA so it was hard on me. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
4.9/5.0
Everything was wonderful! I recommend Rin's to any bride.
Everything was wonderful! I recommend Rin's to any bride.
Everything was wonderful! I recommend Rin's to any bride. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
5.0/5.0
Before walking into Rin’s Bridal, I had visited 3 of the other highly rated bridal salons in the Bay Area and was starting to see the same dresses over and over again so I was worried that I wouldn’t find the one. I explained to Rin what I was looking for and she showed me some beautiful dresses that fit my description, but then she also added a few specials dresses that she felt would flatter my body type. None of the other salons had dared to suggest a style that was different from what I had described. Rin was spot on with her style choices, which showed the depth of her experience. Rin and her associates continued to work closely with me throughout the fitting process to ensure everything was just perfect. She also had the perfect hair comb to complement my dress. I’ve been looking through all of my wedding photos and I’m so thankful for Rin since my dress just fit me perfectly!
Before walking into Rin’s Bridal, I had visited 3 of the other highly rated bridal salons in the Bay Area and was starting Read more...
Before walking into Rin’s Bridal, I had visited 3 of the other highly rated bridal salons in the Bay Area and was starting to see the same dresses over and over again so I was worried that I wouldn’t find the one. I explained to Rin what I was looking for and she showed me some beautiful dresses that fit my description, but then she also added a few specials dresses that she felt would flatter my body type. None of the other salons had dared to suggest a style that was different from what I had described. Rin was spot on with her style choices, which showed the depth of her experience. Rin and her associates continued to work closely with me throughout the fitting process to ensure everything was just perfect. She also had the perfect hair comb to complement my dress. I’ve been looking through all of my wedding photos and I’m so thankful for Rin since my dress just fit me perfectly! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
3.2/5.0
Rin's was my first stop for a wedding dress. I chose it because four brides I knew purchased their dress there last year. I did not end up getting my dress at Rin's though. I just wasn't a big fan of any of the dresses or the environment itself. Rin was very responsive via email when I made my appointment.
Rin's was my first stop for a wedding dress. I chose it because four brides I knew purchased their dress there last year. Read more...
Rin's was my first stop for a wedding dress. I chose it because four brides I knew purchased their dress there last year. I did not end up getting my dress at Rin's though. I just wasn't a big fan of any of the dresses or the environment itself. Rin was very responsive via email when I made my appointment. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
4.6/5.0
Rin's was the first bridal salon I visited, and dress #5 was the dress, so it was also the last I visited for my own dress. I chose it because it was located close to all the people going with me to select a dress, and because it had good reviews. I have now visited several other salons closer to home including David's Bridal, House of Fashion, and Bride to Be Couture, where I eventually purchased the bridesmaid dresses.

The shop is not large or fancy, but it's STUFFED with dresses, everyone we've dealt with has been friendly and helpful. They accommodated all 7 of us in my party, letting everyone pick through dresses, try on shoes, and wander around in accessories. We were quite a sight!

I was quickly able to find my dream dress with a jeweled belt, veil, and a very elegant beaded bolero for less than $2000. When I first came in they assured me that nearly everything there was under $3500, and yet I didn't feel like I was surrounded by cheap dresses, which is great.

I recently went into to try my dress and accessories on now that they've arrived, but we decided to hold off on alterations until mid-November since I'm losing weight and want to make sure the dress fits well. Mind you, my wedding is in mid-December, but they assured me that we can get the alterations down in that last month no problem - perfect for my situation.

I would definitely recommend making a trip there. They may not ultimately end up having your dress, but if they do, it will be affordable and your experience will be positive.
Rin's was the first bridal salon I visited, and dress #5 was the dress, so it was also the last I visited for my own Read more...
Rin's was the first bridal salon I visited, and dress #5 was the dress, so it was also the last I visited for my own dress. I chose it because it was located close to all the people going with me to select a dress, and because it had good reviews. I have now visited several other salons closer to home including David's Bridal, House of Fashion, and Bride to Be Couture, where I eventually purchased the bridesmaid dresses.

The shop is not large or fancy, but it's STUFFED with dresses, everyone we've dealt with has been friendly and helpful. They accommodated all 7 of us in my party, letting everyone pick through dresses, try on shoes, and wander around in accessories. We were quite a sight!

I was quickly able to find my dream dress with a jeweled belt, veil, and a very elegant beaded bolero for less than $2000. When I first came in they assured me that nearly everything there was under $3500, and yet I didn't feel like I was surrounded by cheap dresses, which is great.

I recently went into to try my dress and accessories on now that they've arrived, but we decided to hold off on alterations until mid-November since I'm losing weight and want to make sure the dress fits well. Mind you, my wedding is in mid-December, but they assured me that we can get the alterations down in that last month no problem - perfect for my situation.

I would definitely recommend making a trip there. They may not ultimately end up having your dress, but if they do, it will be affordable and your experience will be positive. Read less
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