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Rin's Bridal

San Carlos , CA

LOCATION

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

PHONE

650-595-3404

WEBSITE

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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
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INFO FOR DRESS & ATTIRE

Who do you provide services for?
Bride, Flower Girls, Mother of the Bride, Mother of the Groom
What accessories do you provide?
Garters, Hair Accessories, Jewelry, Shoes, Undergarments, Veils

REVIEWS

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Lisa
Wedding:
6/15/2014
5.0/5.0
Rin's is a great place to get your wedding dress. The lady's working there were always nice to me and very helpful. Rin herself is always there and remembers you. I felt like they cared about each person who walked through the door. Great place to get a dress for anyone in the wedding party.
Rin's is a great place to get your wedding dress. The lady's working there were always nice to me and very helpful. Rin Read more...
Rin's is a great place to get your wedding dress. The lady's working there were always nice to me and very helpful. Rin herself is always there and remembers you. I felt like they cared about each person who walked through the door. Great place to get a dress for anyone in the wedding party. Read less
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Karen
Wedding:
10/27/2012
5.0/5.0
When I knew I had less than a month to get my wedding together, you can imagine the first thing on my list was getting a dress. I had gone to David's Bridal, and they were fantastic, but pressured me into purchasing a gown by telling me alterations would take at LEAST 4-6 weeks. Shortly after that appointment, I went to Rin's Bridal, where I met Julie. Julie put all my fears at ease. Would I find a dress in time? Yes she said. Would it be altered in time? "Karen, you find a dress, let's say, two weeks from now, we will make sure it's done in time." They were behind amazing. Rin, Julie, the entire team at Rin's Bridal helped me not only to find the perfect dress, but keep me in budget. Four fittings later, I had my perfect dress, from my favorite designer, and I was thrilled to walk down the aisle feeling like royalty. I honestly felt like they truly cared about me and my situation, and I couldn't recommend them enough! If you're in need of a dress in a short amount of time, or you've got tons of time before your wedding, shop local, shop at Rin's.
When I knew I had less than a month to get my wedding together, you can imagine the first thing on my list was getting a Read more...
When I knew I had less than a month to get my wedding together, you can imagine the first thing on my list was getting a dress. I had gone to David's Bridal, and they were fantastic, but pressured me into purchasing a gown by telling me alterations would take at LEAST 4-6 weeks. Shortly after that appointment, I went to Rin's Bridal, where I met Julie. Julie put all my fears at ease. Would I find a dress in time? Yes she said. Would it be altered in time? "Karen, you find a dress, let's say, two weeks from now, we will make sure it's done in time." They were behind amazing. Rin, Julie, the entire team at Rin's Bridal helped me not only to find the perfect dress, but keep me in budget. Four fittings later, I had my perfect dress, from my favorite designer, and I was thrilled to walk down the aisle feeling like royalty. I honestly felt like they truly cared about me and my situation, and I couldn't recommend them enough! If you're in need of a dress in a short amount of time, or you've got tons of time before your wedding, shop local, shop at Rin's. Read less
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Mary
Wedding:
8/4/2012
5.0/5.0
I found Rin's by searching for a particular designer dress and Rin's was the only one who had it. The first time I visited Rin's I felt at ease and their staff was very helpful. I was only there an hour and it wasn't enough time to try on the different styles of dresses. So I knew I wanted to return. The store is small and can get a little hot but that didn't bother me.

I ended up going to a few other stores to try on dresses and found THE dress which was the Casablanca by Enzoani. I remembered Rin's mailing me a card letting me know they were having a sale so I called Rin's to see if they had the dress I wanted and they did AND I could use the discount. Score!

Throughout my whole wedding process the staff at Rin's were great. I had to get a lot altered since Rin recommended I get a bigger dress (which in the long run I probably should have got a smaller size but no biggie). The alterations were a bit pricey (around $500) but in the end, the dress fit me like a glove and I was very pleased. I even purchased the chandelier earrings I wore there too. At my final fitting I still had to take the dress in a little and the staff were accommodating allowing me to try on the dress one final time before I took it home.

Overall I chose Rin's because I knew I would get the attention I needed and I wanted to give my business to them versus a big store. The only negative thing was they don't do fittings on the weekend so my mother wasn't able to participate in this process since she lives an hour away.
I found Rin's by searching for a particular designer dress and Rin's was the only one who had it. The first time I visited Read more...
I found Rin's by searching for a particular designer dress and Rin's was the only one who had it. The first time I visited Rin's I felt at ease and their staff was very helpful. I was only there an hour and it wasn't enough time to try on the different styles of dresses. So I knew I wanted to return. The store is small and can get a little hot but that didn't bother me.

I ended up going to a few other stores to try on dresses and found THE dress which was the Casablanca by Enzoani. I remembered Rin's mailing me a card letting me know they were having a sale so I called Rin's to see if they had the dress I wanted and they did AND I could use the discount. Score!

Throughout my whole wedding process the staff at Rin's were great. I had to get a lot altered since Rin recommended I get a bigger dress (which in the long run I probably should have got a smaller size but no biggie). The alterations were a bit pricey (around $500) but in the end, the dress fit me like a glove and I was very pleased. I even purchased the chandelier earrings I wore there too. At my final fitting I still had to take the dress in a little and the staff were accommodating allowing me to try on the dress one final time before I took it home.

Overall I chose Rin's because I knew I would get the attention I needed and I wanted to give my business to them versus a big store. The only negative thing was they don't do fittings on the weekend so my mother wasn't able to participate in this process since she lives an hour away. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
5.0/5.0
Great selection of dresses to choose from. Dresses are very affordable and comfortable to wear. I love the dresses there. Make sure you check this place out!
Great selection of dresses to choose from. Dresses are very affordable and comfortable to wear. I love the dresses there. Read more...
Great selection of dresses to choose from. Dresses are very affordable and comfortable to wear. I love the dresses there. Make sure you check this place out! Read less
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Lacy
Wedding:
8/14/2011
5.0/5.0
I can't say enough good stuff about Rin's bridal!!! Rin was amazing and worked with my budget and gave me my dream dress and even made it fit when I didnt think it would be possible as it was the display dress. I was here on my own and they all made it so enjoyable everytime I went in, I felt like they were my friends :) ... You will not be disappointed!!!
I can't say enough good stuff about Rin's bridal!!! Rin was amazing and worked with my budget and gave me my dream dress Read more...
I can't say enough good stuff about Rin's bridal!!! Rin was amazing and worked with my budget and gave me my dream dress and even made it fit when I didnt think it would be possible as it was the display dress. I was here on my own and they all made it so enjoyable everytime I went in, I felt like they were my friends :) ... You will not be disappointed!!! Read less
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Marin
Wedding:
11/7/2009
5.0/5.0
Rin was so nice from the very beginning. She helped us with the price and threw in some extra things as well! Very responsive and reasonable. I will keep my dress forever. Highly recommend!
Rin was so nice from the very beginning. She helped us with the price and threw in some extra things as well! Very Read more...
Rin was so nice from the very beginning. She helped us with the price and threw in some extra things as well! Very responsive and reasonable. I will keep my dress forever. Highly recommend! Read less
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Denise Lee Yeh
Wedding:
8/6/2011
5.0/5.0
Wonderful local shop that's been around for 30+ years. Rin and her staff are knowledgeable and can help you from everything to the dress to the preservation of it and everything in between. Highly recommend - great value
Wonderful local shop that's been around for 30+ years. Rin and her staff are knowledgeable and can help you from Read more...
Wonderful local shop that's been around for 30+ years. Rin and her staff are knowledgeable and can help you from everything to the dress to the preservation of it and everything in between. Highly recommend - great value Read less
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Krista
Wedding:
9/25/2011
4.9/5.0
very friendly and not pushy. the dress fit like a glove! Everyone loved my dress
very friendly and not pushy. the dress fit like a glove! Everyone loved my dress
very friendly and not pushy. the dress fit like a glove! Everyone loved my dress Read less
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C
Wedding:
2/28/2011
4.9/5.0
After finding an Enzoani Blue dress in NYC, I struggled to find a store in the Bay Area that was willing to order the sample from the NYC store for me to try on (with my mom in tow, as she wasn\'t with me in NYC). Rin\'s was the only store willing to order it for me, AND priced matched with the NYC store. Definitely a plus. \r\nThe store is really crowded with dresses, but I think that\'s a good thing - selection, selection, selection! \r\nI had all of my alterations done at Rin\'s, and while I\'m aware that I probably could have saved a bit of change by taking it elsewhere, I knew that my dress wasn\'t the easiest to work with (required a side bustle). The only downside of the alterations process is scheduling the fittings, which have to take place Tues-Sat, and the Saturday appts were nearly impossible to get! Fortunately, I needed multiple fittings, and Rin\'s was accommodating and my dress was gorgeous!
After finding an Enzoani Blue dress in NYC, I struggled to find a store in the Bay Area that was willing to order the Read more...
After finding an Enzoani Blue dress in NYC, I struggled to find a store in the Bay Area that was willing to order the sample from the NYC store for me to try on (with my mom in tow, as she wasn\'t with me in NYC). Rin\'s was the only store willing to order it for me, AND priced matched with the NYC store. Definitely a plus. \r\nThe store is really crowded with dresses, but I think that\'s a good thing - selection, selection, selection! \r\nI had all of my alterations done at Rin\'s, and while I\'m aware that I probably could have saved a bit of change by taking it elsewhere, I knew that my dress wasn\'t the easiest to work with (required a side bustle). The only downside of the alterations process is scheduling the fittings, which have to take place Tues-Sat, and the Saturday appts were nearly impossible to get! Fortunately, I needed multiple fittings, and Rin\'s was accommodating and my dress was gorgeous! Read less
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tigerlily
Wedding:
8/22/2010
4.9/5.0
I stumbled into Rin's Bridal a month before my wedding, having major second thoughts about a cheapo discount dress I had already gotten for myself. When I explained my situation and my timeline, Rin didn't blink at all, and assured me that they would be able to find a dress for me. None of the other staff gave me too hard of a time about my timeline, and let me take a look through all of the sample gowns. Even though it was a Saturday, I had plenty of personal attention: the consultant patiently worked with me to find a dress that I was happy with, and even Rin started pulling dresses that she thought I might like. I ended up selecting a sample gown that I had already admired online, and when I expressed reservations about some of the organza unraveling, Rin whipped out a pair of scissors right in the dressing room and started showing how easy it would be trim the fabric panels to make the dress look like new. I got a reasonable discount on a current-season sample dress, plus a free sample belt (I had to spend a night fixing the beading, but it was worth it). I was very impressed by the two-week turnaround for alterations, too. The only criticism I might have is that one of the hooks for the bustle tore out of my dress when someone stepped on my dress while dancing at my wedding. Overall, I was fairly happy with the service I received, especially given the tight timeline.
I stumbled into Rin's Bridal a month before my wedding, having major second thoughts about a cheapo discount dress I had Read more...
I stumbled into Rin's Bridal a month before my wedding, having major second thoughts about a cheapo discount dress I had already gotten for myself. When I explained my situation and my timeline, Rin didn't blink at all, and assured me that they would be able to find a dress for me. None of the other staff gave me too hard of a time about my timeline, and let me take a look through all of the sample gowns. Even though it was a Saturday, I had plenty of personal attention: the consultant patiently worked with me to find a dress that I was happy with, and even Rin started pulling dresses that she thought I might like. I ended up selecting a sample gown that I had already admired online, and when I expressed reservations about some of the organza unraveling, Rin whipped out a pair of scissors right in the dressing room and started showing how easy it would be trim the fabric panels to make the dress look like new. I got a reasonable discount on a current-season sample dress, plus a free sample belt (I had to spend a night fixing the beading, but it was worth it). I was very impressed by the two-week turnaround for alterations, too. The only criticism I might have is that one of the hooks for the bustle tore out of my dress when someone stepped on my dress while dancing at my wedding. Overall, I was fairly happy with the service I received, especially given the tight timeline. Read less
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Private User
Wedding:
7/20/2013
4.8/5.0
Anna took really good care of me and ensured my dress was altered and fit perfectly for my special day! I received a ton of personalizd, quality attention each time I went in for looking, fittings, etc. Thank you!
Anna took really good care of me and ensured my dress was altered and fit perfectly for my special day! I received a ton Read more...
Anna took really good care of me and ensured my dress was altered and fit perfectly for my special day! I received a ton of personalizd, quality attention each time I went in for looking, fittings, etc. Thank you! Read less
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sfgirl100106
Wedding:
10/1/2006
4.8/5.0
I found my wedding dress here, and the sales staff was great. I think her name was "Wan", and she was an aboslute gem-she was able to steer me towards the types of dresses that would look good on my petite frame. Although the staff was exceptional, I gave the place 4 stars for service, because Rin's herself put a bit of a damper on my buying experience. I found the dress I wanted, at a great price. I got the final dress almost 2 months before the wedding, and saw that I really needed to lose weight-so I did-10lb! They were able to do last minute alterations, and the dress fit like a glove!
I found my wedding dress here, and the sales staff was great. I think her name was "Wan", and she was an aboslute gem-she Read more...
I found my wedding dress here, and the sales staff was great. I think her name was "Wan", and she was an aboslute gem-she was able to steer me towards the types of dresses that would look good on my petite frame. Although the staff was exceptional, I gave the place 4 stars for service, because Rin's herself put a bit of a damper on my buying experience. I found the dress I wanted, at a great price. I got the final dress almost 2 months before the wedding, and saw that I really needed to lose weight-so I did-10lb! They were able to do last minute alterations, and the dress fit like a glove! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
[Private]
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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Alexis
Wedding:
7/26/2008
4.4/5.0
At Rin's I got great personal attention. Though the shop is super crowded with dresses they do have an excellent selection. The lady who was helping me made excellent suggestions. If I found a dress anywhere else they promised to order it for me at a better price. I recommend Rin's to anyone.
At Rin's I got great personal attention. Though the shop is super crowded with dresses they do have an excellent Read more...
At Rin's I got great personal attention. Though the shop is super crowded with dresses they do have an excellent selection. The lady who was helping me made excellent suggestions. If I found a dress anywhere else they promised to order it for me at a better price. I recommend Rin's to anyone. Read less
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saxygirljp
Wedding:
8/9/2008
4.1/5.0
The cost of the dress was very affordable. But service kind of varied depends of the staff.
The cost of the dress was very affordable. But service kind of varied depends of the staff.
The cost of the dress was very affordable. But service kind of varied depends of the staff. Read less
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Denise
Wedding:
7/7/2007
4.0/5.0
I appreciate that they have lots of variety of wedding dresses, typically different than what other dress shops have. However, the tailoring is the only thing I thought was ridiculously expensive. I bought my dress there because they are the only ones in the bay area that carry dresses by Stephen Yearick. This designer's dresses are gorgeous!
I appreciate that they have lots of variety of wedding dresses, typically different than what other dress shops have. Read more...
I appreciate that they have lots of variety of wedding dresses, typically different than what other dress shops have. However, the tailoring is the only thing I thought was ridiculously expensive. I bought my dress there because they are the only ones in the bay area that carry dresses by Stephen Yearick. This designer's dresses are gorgeous! Read less
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Trisha
Wedding:
9/3/2005
4.0/5.0
I loved my dress and it was reasonably priced. The only thing I didn't like was that the sales people try to keep upselling you. They kept telling me how nice I looked and that I should buy this and that for my once in a lifetime event. They were helpful, but I could just see right through them that they were just saying those nice compliments just to make more money.
I loved my dress and it was reasonably priced. The only thing I didn't like was that the sales people try to keep Read more...
I loved my dress and it was reasonably priced. The only thing I didn't like was that the sales people try to keep upselling you. They kept telling me how nice I looked and that I should buy this and that for my once in a lifetime event. They were helpful, but I could just see right through them that they were just saying those nice compliments just to make more money. Read less
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Cara
Wedding:
5/14/2011
3.6/5.0
After dealing with pushy sales people at every other bridal store in the peninsula, I walked into Rins. They are truly nice and helpful people, and they let me browse around the store while they picked dresses for me and I was able to rummage myself which was really nice. They didn't have the gown that I ended up with, but I went back to Rin's to order just because I liked their service (they are also 5 seconds from my house, that helps!). They did not try to overcharge me, they quoted me the exact MSRP for my Maggie Sottero.They kept pushing me for bridesmaid dresses, even though I said multiple times that they were all over the country and it would be annoying. They assumed that I was going to do alterations (even though I said on the phone right before I came over that it was just an estimate) and they pinned me - as I looked at the wall and it said Pinning without alterations is $50. At that point I was just happy to get my dress so I let them do their thing. I know my dress is complicated, but it was $400 just for a hem and bustle?! And she refused to touch the lace on my dress, she only hemmed the inside satin.
And then when I wanted a sweetheart neckline she added another $100 to the bill. But again, I just wanted the dress to be done. And it did look beautiful! They moved the bustle several times to get it just right, there was no denying it was good work. The bustle held up all day (3 point) and I danced in it all night.
Rin is pushy and opinionated, but a very nice woman who will do good work, and they had my dress pressed and ready to go when I picked it up. It was a very up and down experience, but I came away very happy with all the work they did. You just need to push back to get what you want!
After dealing with pushy sales people at every other bridal store in the peninsula, I walked into Rins. They are truly Read more...
After dealing with pushy sales people at every other bridal store in the peninsula, I walked into Rins. They are truly nice and helpful people, and they let me browse around the store while they picked dresses for me and I was able to rummage myself which was really nice. They didn't have the gown that I ended up with, but I went back to Rin's to order just because I liked their service (they are also 5 seconds from my house, that helps!). They did not try to overcharge me, they quoted me the exact MSRP for my Maggie Sottero.They kept pushing me for bridesmaid dresses, even though I said multiple times that they were all over the country and it would be annoying. They assumed that I was going to do alterations (even though I said on the phone right before I came over that it was just an estimate) and they pinned me - as I looked at the wall and it said Pinning without alterations is $50. At that point I was just happy to get my dress so I let them do their thing. I know my dress is complicated, but it was $400 just for a hem and bustle?! And she refused to touch the lace on my dress, she only hemmed the inside satin.
And then when I wanted a sweetheart neckline she added another $100 to the bill. But again, I just wanted the dress to be done. And it did look beautiful! They moved the bustle several times to get it just right, there was no denying it was good work. The bustle held up all day (3 point) and I danced in it all night.
Rin is pushy and opinionated, but a very nice woman who will do good work, and they had my dress pressed and ready to go when I picked it up. It was a very up and down experience, but I came away very happy with all the work they did. You just need to push back to get what you want! Read less
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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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dlcsweetpea
Wedding:
7/11/2007
3.5/5.0
I found my dress at a more expensive bridal shop and ordered it through Rin's. When I went back after it had been altered, it needed more alterations, which I was not charged for...great! Although, when I went there after the second alteration it was all wrapped and ready to go and I could not try it on and make sure I was happy with the fit. I am not pushy and I let it go and hoped for the best. The dress fit great and looked perfect, thank god.
I found my dress at a more expensive bridal shop and ordered it through Rin's. When I went back after it had been altered, Read more...
I found my dress at a more expensive bridal shop and ordered it through Rin's. When I went back after it had been altered, it needed more alterations, which I was not charged for...great! Although, when I went there after the second alteration it was all wrapped and ready to go and I could not try it on and make sure I was happy with the fit. I am not pushy and I let it go and hoped for the best. The dress fit great and looked perfect, thank god. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
3.0/5.0
Even though I gave this bridal shop a low review, I would recommend it to a friend above the regular David's Bridal... If you want some higher end brand names vs. the cheaper David's Bridal brands, then you should definitely visit a bridal store and Rin's was my first stop during my wedding search. A lot of their items are extremely overpriced, and some of their sales associate extremely clueless and unqualified to offer any help or advice among the sea of dresses, and Rin is definitely nice but I'm not sure if she's pushy and she tells everyone they're beautiful so that she can make a sale. But I will tell you one thing... I sure did look beautiful in my dress and every single overpriced one that I tried on. Walk-ins were extremely easy for such a small shop and someone was always available vs. David's Bridal where everything is by appointment only and they hassle you as soon as you walk through the door. At Rin's, the first dress I put on was "THE ONE"... It took me some time to buy it because it was a $1500 dress and it was not in the initial budget (I almost bought the sample off the rack for a discount of $1300 but if I was going to spend $1300 I might as well just a get new one for $200 more.. to be honest, I had no idea how much wedding dresses cost before I came there and was in no way prepared to fall in love with a $1500 dress)... But the more I tried on dresses (20 to be exact), the more I realized that the first dress was "THE ONE" and that NO other dress could compare... Even when I tried to be cheap and get less expensive ones, there was no comparison and "THE ONE" was the ONLY dress I could see myself walking down the aisle in, it was the only dress I wanted to walk down the aisle in, and in the end, it WAS the one I walked down the aisle in and I have Rin's Bridal to thank for that. It was stunning, gorgeous, perfect, and thank you Rin's Bridal for finding me my dream dress!
Even though I gave this bridal shop a low review, I would recommend it to a friend above the regular David's Bridal... If Read more...
Even though I gave this bridal shop a low review, I would recommend it to a friend above the regular David's Bridal... If you want some higher end brand names vs. the cheaper David's Bridal brands, then you should definitely visit a bridal store and Rin's was my first stop during my wedding search. A lot of their items are extremely overpriced, and some of their sales associate extremely clueless and unqualified to offer any help or advice among the sea of dresses, and Rin is definitely nice but I'm not sure if she's pushy and she tells everyone they're beautiful so that she can make a sale. But I will tell you one thing... I sure did look beautiful in my dress and every single overpriced one that I tried on. Walk-ins were extremely easy for such a small shop and someone was always available vs. David's Bridal where everything is by appointment only and they hassle you as soon as you walk through the door. At Rin's, the first dress I put on was "THE ONE"... It took me some time to buy it because it was a $1500 dress and it was not in the initial budget (I almost bought the sample off the rack for a discount of $1300 but if I was going to spend $1300 I might as well just a get new one for $200 more.. to be honest, I had no idea how much wedding dresses cost before I came there and was in no way prepared to fall in love with a $1500 dress)... But the more I tried on dresses (20 to be exact), the more I realized that the first dress was "THE ONE" and that NO other dress could compare... Even when I tried to be cheap and get less expensive ones, there was no comparison and "THE ONE" was the ONLY dress I could see myself walking down the aisle in, it was the only dress I wanted to walk down the aisle in, and in the end, it WAS the one I walked down the aisle in and I have Rin's Bridal to thank for that. It was stunning, gorgeous, perfect, and thank you Rin's Bridal for finding me my dream dress! Read less
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Amy
Wedding:
8/1/2004
2.9/5.0
Dress was delayed without sufficient reason. Fittings were last minute because of the delay. I think they convinced my to purchase a larger size than needed, then required alterations. In the end my dress was beautiful and just what I wanted, the experience caused me stress though.
Dress was delayed without sufficient reason. Fittings were last minute because of the delay. I think they convinced my to Read more...
Dress was delayed without sufficient reason. Fittings were last minute because of the delay. I think they convinced my to purchase a larger size than needed, then required alterations. In the end my dress was beautiful and just what I wanted, the experience caused me stress though. Read less
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