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Southern Bride

Greenville , SC
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743 Congaree Road
Greenville, SC US 29607 (map)

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864-234-6814

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Dress & Attire

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

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Stephanie
Wedding:
6/11/2011
4.4/5.0
I ADORED my wedding gown and would pick that dress again if I had to do everything over again! However, after buying my gorgeous gown and I requested some alterations from the seamstress on site, the seamstress did not do everything I asked her to do and I had to go to another seamstress to get my alterations done correctly! I got a great deal on the dress when I bought it so that was the up-side!
I ADORED my wedding gown and would pick that dress again if I had to do everything over again! However, after buying my Read more...
I ADORED my wedding gown and would pick that dress again if I had to do everything over again! However, after buying my gorgeous gown and I requested some alterations from the seamstress on site, the seamstress did not do everything I asked her to do and I had to go to another seamstress to get my alterations done correctly! I got a great deal on the dress when I bought it so that was the up-side! Read less
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Amanda
Wedding:
11/20/2010
1.7/5.0
They try to get you to order sizes way too big so they can alter the dress. I had to agrue with them to order the size i wanted- which fit perfect! They were priced higher then other stores in the state that carry the designer i purchased- they came down some on the price so we purchased there. Not very impressed with the owner or management there. Allison, the sales girl, I worked with was very nice.
They try to get you to order sizes way too big so they can alter the dress. I had to agrue with them to order the size i Read more...
They try to get you to order sizes way too big so they can alter the dress. I had to agrue with them to order the size i wanted- which fit perfect! They were priced higher then other stores in the state that carry the designer i purchased- they came down some on the price so we purchased there. Not very impressed with the owner or management there. Allison, the sales girl, I worked with was very nice. Read less
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happy bride
Wedding:
11/20/2010
0.0/5.0
Ordered a dress I never rcvd and now they are out of business. Can't do ppl wrong and expect good to come to you.
Ordered a dress I never rcvd and now they are out of business. Can't do ppl wrong and expect good to come to you.
Ordered a dress I never rcvd and now they are out of business. Can't do ppl wrong and expect good to come to you. Read less
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Happy Bride
Wedding:
7/10/2010
2.6/5.0
I was very impressed with Southern Bride when I first went in to find my bridal gown. My sales consultant was wonderful and she helped me choose a great gown. I bought my gown off the rack and it was very affordable! I was trying to find a brooch that I had previously seen in the store, and the owner never could get it for me. She was very hard to work with and wasn't very appreciative of my business. It was during the time when WYFF had done a story and them, and I chose to give them the benefit of the doubt. I went ahead and had my alterations there. The seamstress was great and made my dress fit my body. It was when i went to pick it up that I had problems. There were mixed hours of operations from the answering machine to what they actually were open. Twice I went to pick up my dress and they were closed. The second time was the morning of my Bridal portrait and the owner blamed it on me for not already having it. Even though it was 2 days before that they were still having to do alterations. Customer service was terrible. But I did get an awesome dress at a great price :)
I was very impressed with Southern Bride when I first went in to find my bridal gown. My sales consultant was wonderful Read more...
I was very impressed with Southern Bride when I first went in to find my bridal gown. My sales consultant was wonderful and she helped me choose a great gown. I bought my gown off the rack and it was very affordable! I was trying to find a brooch that I had previously seen in the store, and the owner never could get it for me. She was very hard to work with and wasn't very appreciative of my business. It was during the time when WYFF had done a story and them, and I chose to give them the benefit of the doubt. I went ahead and had my alterations there. The seamstress was great and made my dress fit my body. It was when i went to pick it up that I had problems. There were mixed hours of operations from the answering machine to what they actually were open. Twice I went to pick up my dress and they were closed. The second time was the morning of my Bridal portrait and the owner blamed it on me for not already having it. Even though it was 2 days before that they were still having to do alterations. Customer service was terrible. But I did get an awesome dress at a great price :) Read less
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b2binSC
Wedding:
6/26/2010
2.4/5.0
I have very mixed feelings about Southern Bride. At first, when I went dress shopping and actually bought my dress, it was awesome. Ali helped me above and beyond. I never felt uneasy. Then, she left, and it all went down the tubes. My dress was promised to me by the beginning of February (seeing as I bought it in September), and when I called two weeks later, they were rude and said that the dress must be stuck at customs. Ummm ok....So, I called the next week, and she said it still wasn't in. Then, the first week in March I called, and it finally came in...Thanks for the phone call! I get it altered there, and it was such a rip off. I know wedding dresses are more, but they didn't do much but a one button bustle and bring the front of the dress up a 1/2 inch. It was $200 and my bustle broke at the beginning of my reception. My mom got her MOB dress there, and they ordered it 2 sizes too big and wanted to charge $400 in alterations, so we took it elsewhere, and he fixed their BIG screw up! This was the only vender that I was very disappointed by.
I have very mixed feelings about Southern Bride. At first, when I went dress shopping and actually bought my dress, it was Read more...
I have very mixed feelings about Southern Bride. At first, when I went dress shopping and actually bought my dress, it was awesome. Ali helped me above and beyond. I never felt uneasy. Then, she left, and it all went down the tubes. My dress was promised to me by the beginning of February (seeing as I bought it in September), and when I called two weeks later, they were rude and said that the dress must be stuck at customs. Ummm ok....So, I called the next week, and she said it still wasn't in. Then, the first week in March I called, and it finally came in...Thanks for the phone call! I get it altered there, and it was such a rip off. I know wedding dresses are more, but they didn't do much but a one button bustle and bring the front of the dress up a 1/2 inch. It was $200 and my bustle broke at the beginning of my reception. My mom got her MOB dress there, and they ordered it 2 sizes too big and wanted to charge $400 in alterations, so we took it elsewhere, and he fixed their BIG screw up! This was the only vender that I was very disappointed by. Read less
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Kristi
Wedding:
4/17/2010
4.8/5.0
Missy was absolutely fabulous to deal with. The dress maker sent bridesmaid dresses that weren't right and we were pressed for time. They were constantly in touch with the manufacturer and when my dresses finally got there just days before my wedding they had everything worked out to get the dresses altered in 2 days. They even managed to take one dress from a 14 to a 6 for one of the girls who had lost a ton of weight! Their customer service was outstanding!
Missy was absolutely fabulous to deal with. The dress maker sent bridesmaid dresses that weren't right and we were pressed Read more...
Missy was absolutely fabulous to deal with. The dress maker sent bridesmaid dresses that weren't right and we were pressed for time. They were constantly in touch with the manufacturer and when my dresses finally got there just days before my wedding they had everything worked out to get the dresses altered in 2 days. They even managed to take one dress from a 14 to a 6 for one of the girls who had lost a ton of weight! Their customer service was outstanding! Read less
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ashley263
Wedding:
4/10/2010
4.7/5.0
Carol helped me to find my San Patrick gown and it was absolutely breath-taking. I could never have imagined that I could look like I did on the night of my wedding. I will forever remember the excited, happy, in-awe look on my hubby's face when he first saw me come down the aisle in my dress and veil, both of which came from Southern Bride. While a bit pricy, I didn't find anything in any other boutique that suited me as well as this dress does. They helped me to put together a complete look and I couldn't have felt more picturesque. On top of the amazing results they helped me achieve, throughout the planning and shopping process I received excellent customer service. I recommend them to anyone shopping for a gown in the upstate area.
Carol helped me to find my San Patrick gown and it was absolutely breath-taking. I could never have imagined that I could Read more...
Carol helped me to find my San Patrick gown and it was absolutely breath-taking. I could never have imagined that I could look like I did on the night of my wedding. I will forever remember the excited, happy, in-awe look on my hubby's face when he first saw me come down the aisle in my dress and veil, both of which came from Southern Bride. While a bit pricy, I didn't find anything in any other boutique that suited me as well as this dress does. They helped me to put together a complete look and I couldn't have felt more picturesque. On top of the amazing results they helped me achieve, throughout the planning and shopping process I received excellent customer service. I recommend them to anyone shopping for a gown in the upstate area. Read less
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Ellen
Wedding:
4/10/2010
0.7/5.0
Although i i loved my dress and it was a great price! they're customer service sucks and i wouldnt trust them to order anything, because it wont come in on time, theyll lie to you about it and then not call you for weeks when it does come in!
Although i i loved my dress and it was a great price! they're customer service sucks and i wouldnt trust them to order Read more...
Although i i loved my dress and it was a great price! they're customer service sucks and i wouldnt trust them to order anything, because it wont come in on time, theyll lie to you about it and then not call you for weeks when it does come in! Read less
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mla6982
Wedding:
4/3/2010
4.6/5.0
Loved my dress! It was too long, so I had to have some of the linings hemmed. I went twice for fittings, and the dress still had not been hemmed. They lady ended up doing it while I waited. She was very sweet, but that was annoying.
Loved my dress! It was too long, so I had to have some of the linings hemmed. I went twice for fittings, and the dress Read more...
Loved my dress! It was too long, so I had to have some of the linings hemmed. I went twice for fittings, and the dress still had not been hemmed. They lady ended up doing it while I waited. She was very sweet, but that was annoying. Read less
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Yashi
Wedding:
9/26/2009
4.5/5.0
I worked with Allison and she was great! I had to buy a dress off the rack because they said it would take 4-6 months for that dress to come in and I didn't have that long. The dress wasn't my size so even with alterations it was a little big in the bust. We had to tie the corset super tight to make sure the top was tight enough that I wouldn't have any issues, which made it hard to breathe. The dress looked great, but was just a little uncomfortable. I also had a few issues with the length. It could have been taken up a little more as I stepped on it going down the isle. But that was my fault for not having it taken up more (I'm a short girl) :) Overall, my experience with Southern Bride was a positive one. Everyone was extremely courteous and I didn't feel like just another face in the crowd!
I worked with Allison and she was great! I had to buy a dress off the rack because they said it would take 4-6 months for Read more...
I worked with Allison and she was great! I had to buy a dress off the rack because they said it would take 4-6 months for that dress to come in and I didn't have that long. The dress wasn't my size so even with alterations it was a little big in the bust. We had to tie the corset super tight to make sure the top was tight enough that I wouldn't have any issues, which made it hard to breathe. The dress looked great, but was just a little uncomfortable. I also had a few issues with the length. It could have been taken up a little more as I stepped on it going down the isle. But that was my fault for not having it taken up more (I'm a short girl) :) Overall, my experience with Southern Bride was a positive one. Everyone was extremely courteous and I didn't feel like just another face in the crowd! Read less
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Martha
Wedding:
7/11/2009
5.0/5.0
This is the second wedding in our family that we have used Southern Bride. We knew it would be our first stop for this wedding, and we did not have to look any further. SUPERIOR customer service, great value with their extensive dress selection, and a fabulous seamstress on site. The seamstress took the dress, and embellished it to our specifications, and we could not be more thrilled....additionally, she took the fabric and made the ring pillow to match the dress...unbelievable!
We had an issue with the manufacturer, and the SB staff was right on top of it,and, with their persistance, we met a short deadline for the dress. The bridesmaid selection is also good, and very reasonably priced. Our girls were thrilled with the dress we selected, and also with the price! It is true that they know who you are when you walk in the door...that's a great feeling!
This is the second wedding in our family that we have used Southern Bride. We knew it would be our first stop for this Read more...
This is the second wedding in our family that we have used Southern Bride. We knew it would be our first stop for this wedding, and we did not have to look any further. SUPERIOR customer service, great value with their extensive dress selection, and a fabulous seamstress on site. The seamstress took the dress, and embellished it to our specifications, and we could not be more thrilled....additionally, she took the fabric and made the ring pillow to match the dress...unbelievable!
We had an issue with the manufacturer, and the SB staff was right on top of it,and, with their persistance, we met a short deadline for the dress. The bridesmaid selection is also good, and very reasonably priced. Our girls were thrilled with the dress we selected, and also with the price! It is true that they know who you are when you walk in the door...that's a great feeling! Read less
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April
Wedding:
5/30/2009
4.8/5.0
This business was wonderful! I did not buy my dress from them but I did get my dress altered there and purchased accessories. The staff was so helpful and welcoming!! Alterations were perfect too!
This business was wonderful! I did not buy my dress from them but I did get my dress altered there and purchased Read more...
This business was wonderful! I did not buy my dress from them but I did get my dress altered there and purchased accessories. The staff was so helpful and welcoming!! Alterations were perfect too! Read less
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blollis
Wedding:
5/16/2009
4.0/5.0
There was confusion with my dress selection at first and the paperwork was lost, but by the time we got ready to order the dress everything was smooth sailing.
There was confusion with my dress selection at first and the paperwork was lost, but by the time we got ready to order the Read more...
There was confusion with my dress selection at first and the paperwork was lost, but by the time we got ready to order the dress everything was smooth sailing. Read less
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Jessica
Wedding:
4/25/2009
3.6/5.0
Bought my wedding dress here. Loved the dress, the service was always excellent. I have shopped at other salons in Greenville, and woulde definitely go here again.
Bought my wedding dress here. Loved the dress, the service was always excellent. I have shopped at other salons in Read more...
Bought my wedding dress here. Loved the dress, the service was always excellent. I have shopped at other salons in Greenville, and woulde definitely go here again. Read less
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LLE
Wedding:
4/4/2009
5.0/5.0
Thanks to Southern Bride! I was so happy that I chose the dress I did. On our yacht wedding we had, this dress was perfect. I would have never believed all the compliments that I would receive from the dress. I am absolutely thrilled about my "perfect" wedding dress. I can not say enough about Southern Bride. They definitely went above and beyond when it came to finding my dress. They should be considered before any other bridal store. They were unique, and had styles that can not be compared to others. I wanted something that not everyone else normally wears and they had it! I was not sure exactly what I wanted to wear, but I was treated like I was the only customer in the store. This is unusual from other stores in the area. They kept pulling out more and more dresses until I found the perfect one. The prices are very reasonable and the staff and management are a pleasure to work with. They made the wedding planning process very simple for me and my family! They were very organized, particular and detailed to each individual. I would not trust the service and professionalism with any one else! Trust me! I would recommend them to anyone. Missy and the staff were always so sweet and so fun to be around! I could not ask for any better. Their attention and care to only me made this experience a pleasure! Thanks to Southern Bride!!!!
Thanks to Southern Bride! I was so happy that I chose the dress I did. On our yacht wedding we had, this dress was Read more...
Thanks to Southern Bride! I was so happy that I chose the dress I did. On our yacht wedding we had, this dress was perfect. I would have never believed all the compliments that I would receive from the dress. I am absolutely thrilled about my "perfect" wedding dress. I can not say enough about Southern Bride. They definitely went above and beyond when it came to finding my dress. They should be considered before any other bridal store. They were unique, and had styles that can not be compared to others. I wanted something that not everyone else normally wears and they had it! I was not sure exactly what I wanted to wear, but I was treated like I was the only customer in the store. This is unusual from other stores in the area. They kept pulling out more and more dresses until I found the perfect one. The prices are very reasonable and the staff and management are a pleasure to work with. They made the wedding planning process very simple for me and my family! They were very organized, particular and detailed to each individual. I would not trust the service and professionalism with any one else! Trust me! I would recommend them to anyone. Missy and the staff were always so sweet and so fun to be around! I could not ask for any better. Their attention and care to only me made this experience a pleasure! Thanks to Southern Bride!!!! Read less
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RAB09
Wedding:
3/21/2009
5.0/5.0
I could not have asked for more from Southern Bride. I shopped bridal shops from Greenville to Charlotte and the staff at Southern Bride far exceeds the other shops. Not only did I get my dress there but we also purchased bridesmaid dresses there. I am a plus sized bride and finding a dress I thought was going to be a challenge. Every shop I went to brought out the same dress for me to try on if they had one for me to try on..I am sorry but just holding it up to you does not do the trick. From the moment I walked in at Southern Bride the staff treated me beyond my expectations. They listened to what I wanted showed me to the dresses in MY size and were very helpful in choosing a dress that was for me. I felt beautiful on my wedding day and was in a dress that I truly loved and not one that some stylist says I should wear. I was also concerned with my bridesmaids since they ranged in age from 11 years old to 37 years old also in all shapes and sizes. What can I say but that once again each and every staff member that we came in contact with over the several occasions to pick out the bridesmaid dresses was so helpful. I chose to pick a designer and color and let my girls choose their own dress. Each and everyone of my bridesmaid was given time and help in making their decision. Myself plus all of my girls had alterations taken care of at the shop. It was a smooth and non stressfull experience. Even for the 11 year old which they had to pratically make her dress over. She could not fit into a junior bridesmaid size. They ordered her an adult size and the altered it to look like a junior bridesmaid. I was so happy she looked her age and she was thrilled with her dress. This was a total of 6 people who had a wonderful experience at Southern Bride, not one of us had a complaint and loved our time we spent with Missy and her staff. I would tell any bride that I come in contact with that there is only one choice for where you need to go to get your dress.
I could not have asked for more from Southern Bride. I shopped bridal shops from Greenville to Charlotte and the staff at Read more...
I could not have asked for more from Southern Bride. I shopped bridal shops from Greenville to Charlotte and the staff at Southern Bride far exceeds the other shops. Not only did I get my dress there but we also purchased bridesmaid dresses there. I am a plus sized bride and finding a dress I thought was going to be a challenge. Every shop I went to brought out the same dress for me to try on if they had one for me to try on..I am sorry but just holding it up to you does not do the trick. From the moment I walked in at Southern Bride the staff treated me beyond my expectations. They listened to what I wanted showed me to the dresses in MY size and were very helpful in choosing a dress that was for me. I felt beautiful on my wedding day and was in a dress that I truly loved and not one that some stylist says I should wear. I was also concerned with my bridesmaids since they ranged in age from 11 years old to 37 years old also in all shapes and sizes. What can I say but that once again each and every staff member that we came in contact with over the several occasions to pick out the bridesmaid dresses was so helpful. I chose to pick a designer and color and let my girls choose their own dress. Each and everyone of my bridesmaid was given time and help in making their decision. Myself plus all of my girls had alterations taken care of at the shop. It was a smooth and non stressfull experience. Even for the 11 year old which they had to pratically make her dress over. She could not fit into a junior bridesmaid size. They ordered her an adult size and the altered it to look like a junior bridesmaid. I was so happy she looked her age and she was thrilled with her dress. This was a total of 6 people who had a wonderful experience at Southern Bride, not one of us had a complaint and loved our time we spent with Missy and her staff. I would tell any bride that I come in contact with that there is only one choice for where you need to go to get your dress. Read less
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mrsemski
Wedding:
2/21/2009
3.7/5.0
When I went to Southern Bride, it was right after being treated very rudely at another bridal shop. The ladies at Southern Bride were amazingly sympathetic and helpful. Wendy was a staffperson at the time (I don't know if she's still there) and she was a total angel. If I found a feature that I liked, she knew exactly which other dresses to pull out for me to try on. She was profoundly patient which my indecision and high emotions on that day. They had a great selection of gowns, and they weren't snooty about the price tags, like many other shops. We narrowed it down to two dresses, and then came back a week later to look make a decision. Wendy was there to help us again, and she genuinely celebrated the choice with me. However, when we came back to pick up the dress, we had a totally different experience. The staff was distracted and indifferent, and they laced up the dress terribly. Because of that, the dress looked like it fit much worse than it actually did, which was very upsetting for an emotional bride-to-be. They also will not store your dress there until your alterations appointment (even for a week!). I understand not having a lot of storage space, but they were pretty short with me when I assumed that they would store it. I took my dress elsewhere for alterations.
When I went to Southern Bride, it was right after being treated very rudely at another bridal shop. The ladies at Southern Read more...
When I went to Southern Bride, it was right after being treated very rudely at another bridal shop. The ladies at Southern Bride were amazingly sympathetic and helpful. Wendy was a staffperson at the time (I don't know if she's still there) and she was a total angel. If I found a feature that I liked, she knew exactly which other dresses to pull out for me to try on. She was profoundly patient which my indecision and high emotions on that day. They had a great selection of gowns, and they weren't snooty about the price tags, like many other shops. We narrowed it down to two dresses, and then came back a week later to look make a decision. Wendy was there to help us again, and she genuinely celebrated the choice with me. However, when we came back to pick up the dress, we had a totally different experience. The staff was distracted and indifferent, and they laced up the dress terribly. Because of that, the dress looked like it fit much worse than it actually did, which was very upsetting for an emotional bride-to-be. They also will not store your dress there until your alterations appointment (even for a week!). I understand not having a lot of storage space, but they were pretty short with me when I assumed that they would store it. I took my dress elsewhere for alterations. Read less
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BPH
Wedding:
2/14/2009
1.7/5.0
I HOPE that it was just because the store is under new management (& they had some "cleanup of staff" to do) that I had such a bad experience and we'll find out soon when I try to get my dress cleaned. But, first, they ordered the wrong dress! Talk about an upsetting experience, when it takes 10-16 weeks to get your gown! Then, they acted like they were somehow doing me a favor when the new date for delivery was still within the time frame they had told me. As if that matters after you're upset. The staff didn't even focus on me during this disaster! They said they hoped there were no other brides that they'd ordered the wrong dress for and various other comments about other people when I was standing there panicking! So, they told me they would call me when it came in. I gave them the time they told me and followed up. Good thing I did, the dress still hadn't shipped from the designer b/c they hadn't followed up. With such a screw-up on your hands....you FOLLOW UP. They paid for my alterations because of all this and apparently fired a few of the employees. I went to get fitted and they broke my zipper, which they fixed at no charge. Then, I was supposed to pick my dress up from being steamed for my portrait and it wasn't ready. The girl that was helping me was too busy paying attention to a co-worker trying on dresses to really listen to when I'd be in to pick the dress up and wrote down the wrong date. Fortunately, the new owner called me that evening to apologize and told me they would bring my dress to me the next day, steamed, and they did. They offered to steam my dress again before the wedding, but after all that, I was too afraid to take any chances. I'm going to take it to have it cleaned, so hopefully that will be a much better experience. The new owner has absolutely been a pleasure, so for her sake, I hope things turn around!!!

Update: Although they don't typically clean dresses in house, the new owner made sure I was taken care of after all the problems I had experienced. My dress looked great after they cleaned it up for me! She has really done a great job trying to "fix" the issues her employees have caused. I hope that the staff will notice her work ethic and follow suit b/c she's focused on customer service like any business should be!!
I HOPE that it was just because the store is under new management (& they had some "cleanup of staff" to do) that I had Read more...
I HOPE that it was just because the store is under new management (& they had some "cleanup of staff" to do) that I had such a bad experience and we'll find out soon when I try to get my dress cleaned. But, first, they ordered the wrong dress! Talk about an upsetting experience, when it takes 10-16 weeks to get your gown! Then, they acted like they were somehow doing me a favor when the new date for delivery was still within the time frame they had told me. As if that matters after you're upset. The staff didn't even focus on me during this disaster! They said they hoped there were no other brides that they'd ordered the wrong dress for and various other comments about other people when I was standing there panicking! So, they told me they would call me when it came in. I gave them the time they told me and followed up. Good thing I did, the dress still hadn't shipped from the designer b/c they hadn't followed up. With such a screw-up on your hands....you FOLLOW UP. They paid for my alterations because of all this and apparently fired a few of the employees. I went to get fitted and they broke my zipper, which they fixed at no charge. Then, I was supposed to pick my dress up from being steamed for my portrait and it wasn't ready. The girl that was helping me was too busy paying attention to a co-worker trying on dresses to really listen to when I'd be in to pick the dress up and wrote down the wrong date. Fortunately, the new owner called me that evening to apologize and told me they would bring my dress to me the next day, steamed, and they did. They offered to steam my dress again before the wedding, but after all that, I was too afraid to take any chances. I'm going to take it to have it cleaned, so hopefully that will be a much better experience. The new owner has absolutely been a pleasure, so for her sake, I hope things turn around!!!

Update: Although they don't typically clean dresses in house, the new owner made sure I was taken care of after all the problems I had experienced. My dress looked great after they cleaned it up for me! She has really done a great job trying to "fix" the issues her employees have caused. I hope that the staff will notice her work ethic and follow suit b/c she's focused on customer service like any business should be!! Read less
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Ali
Wedding:
12/5/2008
5.0/5.0
My cute little dress didn't cost me a fortune, but it looked spectacular!
My cute little dress didn't cost me a fortune, but it looked spectacular!
My cute little dress didn't cost me a fortune, but it looked spectacular! Read less
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skporter
Wedding:
10/26/2008
4.8/5.0
I loved my dress!!! After a long day of searching I walked into this store and Kappa, a saleperson, found me the perfect dress within 5 minutes. Fittings were fast and cheap and the dress looked great!
I loved my dress!!! After a long day of searching I walked into this store and Kappa, a saleperson, found me the perfect Read more...
I loved my dress!!! After a long day of searching I walked into this store and Kappa, a saleperson, found me the perfect dress within 5 minutes. Fittings were fast and cheap and the dress looked great! Read less
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robeaner
Wedding:
10/25/2008
3.9/5.0
Southern Bride overall was great and a great experience. They had dresses that fit all sizes and you could have access to try on many dress styles. I loved the dress I picked out and it was perfect. The measurements were taken wrong to begin with and the first dress that came in was too short! They did a great job re-measuring me and re-ordering a new dress in plenty of time. The final product was great and fit perfectly. We also ordered our bridesmaids dresses from them and they had a great selection. We found it easiest to work with one associate to prevent miscommunications. Overall, it was a good experience.
Southern Bride overall was great and a great experience. They had dresses that fit all sizes and you could have access to Read more...
Southern Bride overall was great and a great experience. They had dresses that fit all sizes and you could have access to try on many dress styles. I loved the dress I picked out and it was perfect. The measurements were taken wrong to begin with and the first dress that came in was too short! They did a great job re-measuring me and re-ordering a new dress in plenty of time. The final product was great and fit perfectly. We also ordered our bridesmaids dresses from them and they had a great selection. We found it easiest to work with one associate to prevent miscommunications. Overall, it was a good experience. Read less
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Mary Glen
Wedding:
10/25/2008
5.0/5.0
There are not enough positive things that I can say about Southern Bride! The entire store; consultants and even the owner, Missy, went to great lengths to assure my happiness on one of the most special days of my life. Allow me to attempt to share the short version (it's hard :)) of my story.

My now husband and I got engaged last June and decided that we wanted a short engagement and planned our wedding for the following October. At the time, I didn't realize that a four month window would actually be so small! I live in NC, so I decided to go to what I thought was a reputable dress shop here. I found what I thought was my dream dress and ordered it only one week after our engagement. To my horror, when the dress finally came in three weeks before the wedding, it was wrong, VERY wrong, and the store refused to fix it. I took the dress to an alteration specialist and after she worked on the dress for a week, she too told me it could not be fixed in the time that she had.

Now, originally being from Greenville, SC I called my mother that day and she contacted the amazing staff at Southern Bride! I got up the Saturday two weeks before my wedding and drove straight to Southern Bride to meet my mother when they opened the doors..

From there on out, my experience was AMAZINg! The consultant I meet with that morning had already been familiarized with my situation and immediately pulled several dresses for me to try. It turns out that the one she picked was the ONE! It was so beautiful! Even more perfect that the first. Since we were on such a short turn around, they allowed me to purchase the floor sample. Not only did they let me purchase this prized sample, they had it cleaned (twice!) and altered it is less than two weeks. I picked my dress up the Thursday before my wedding and Missy (the owner) personally helped me put my dress in the car! I owe this store so much! I felt so beautiful on my wedding day and my husband can't believe I ever thought of wearing another dress.

The service; the kindness, the attention, the care, and not to mention the dress were wonderful! I will forever feel in debt to these women for saving my wedding day!
There are not enough positive things that I can say about Southern Bride! The entire store; consultants and even the Read more...
There are not enough positive things that I can say about Southern Bride! The entire store; consultants and even the owner, Missy, went to great lengths to assure my happiness on one of the most special days of my life. Allow me to attempt to share the short version (it's hard :)) of my story.

My now husband and I got engaged last June and decided that we wanted a short engagement and planned our wedding for the following October. At the time, I didn't realize that a four month window would actually be so small! I live in NC, so I decided to go to what I thought was a reputable dress shop here. I found what I thought was my dream dress and ordered it only one week after our engagement. To my horror, when the dress finally came in three weeks before the wedding, it was wrong, VERY wrong, and the store refused to fix it. I took the dress to an alteration specialist and after she worked on the dress for a week, she too told me it could not be fixed in the time that she had.

Now, originally being from Greenville, SC I called my mother that day and she contacted the amazing staff at Southern Bride! I got up the Saturday two weeks before my wedding and drove straight to Southern Bride to meet my mother when they opened the doors..

From there on out, my experience was AMAZINg! The consultant I meet with that morning had already been familiarized with my situation and immediately pulled several dresses for me to try. It turns out that the one she picked was the ONE! It was so beautiful! Even more perfect that the first. Since we were on such a short turn around, they allowed me to purchase the floor sample. Not only did they let me purchase this prized sample, they had it cleaned (twice!) and altered it is less than two weeks. I picked my dress up the Thursday before my wedding and Missy (the owner) personally helped me put my dress in the car! I owe this store so much! I felt so beautiful on my wedding day and my husband can't believe I ever thought of wearing another dress.

The service; the kindness, the attention, the care, and not to mention the dress were wonderful! I will forever feel in debt to these women for saving my wedding day! Read less
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Leah
Wedding:
9/20/2008
4.6/5.0
Great dresses for any budget!
Great dresses for any budget!
Great dresses for any budget! Read less
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B Bride
Wedding:
9/20/2008
4.0/5.0
I lucked up and found a dress my first visit! I loved my sales lady; she was a lot of fun and very helpful as well as honest. I took points off for quality because the bustle broke on my dress that the in-house seamstress put in. She seemed to be having a hard time with another customer as well. I took points off of responsiveness because they were slow getting back to me on bridesmaid dress prices.
I lucked up and found a dress my first visit! I loved my sales lady; she was a lot of fun and very helpful as well as Read more...
I lucked up and found a dress my first visit! I loved my sales lady; she was a lot of fun and very helpful as well as honest. I took points off for quality because the bustle broke on my dress that the in-house seamstress put in. She seemed to be having a hard time with another customer as well. I took points off of responsiveness because they were slow getting back to me on bridesmaid dress prices. Read less
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Kelley
Wedding:
9/6/2008
4.8/5.0
I enjoyed working with the ladies at the Southern Bride; however, I was not impressed with their alterations. I would definitely use them again, but not for alterations.
I enjoyed working with the ladies at the Southern Bride; however, I was not impressed with their alterations. I would Read more...
I enjoyed working with the ladies at the Southern Bride; however, I was not impressed with their alterations. I would definitely use them again, but not for alterations. Read less
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Christine
Wedding:
6/21/2008
5.0/5.0
I found the dress of my dreams at Southern Bride with the help of bridal consultant Deanna, it was a Maggie Sottero Couture gown. The whole staff was wonderful, very friendly and helpful.
I found the dress of my dreams at Southern Bride with the help of bridal consultant Deanna, it was a Maggie Sottero Read more...
I found the dress of my dreams at Southern Bride with the help of bridal consultant Deanna, it was a Maggie Sottero Couture gown. The whole staff was wonderful, very friendly and helpful. Read less
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puih2002
Wedding:
5/2/2008
4.6/5.0
I bought my bridal gown, veil, tiara, and bridesmaids gown from here. They had the best price and more of the look I was looking for. Everybody was professional and very helpful.

If there is a reason, I would shop there again. I'm thinking when I renew my vows.
I bought my bridal gown, veil, tiara, and bridesmaids gown from here. They had the best price and more of the look I was Read more...
I bought my bridal gown, veil, tiara, and bridesmaids gown from here. They had the best price and more of the look I was looking for. Everybody was professional and very helpful.

If there is a reason, I would shop there again. I'm thinking when I renew my vows. Read less
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ash_s
Wedding:
12/28/2007
3.6/5.0
Overall, I had a good experience with Southern Bride. I purchased my wedding dress from them, and I have recommended this store to other brides. It is small and crowded, but they have a wide selection of gowns. I found exactly the gown I was looking for, and this was the first store I visited. Each time I left my dress to have it steamed (for my portrait and then for my wedding), I felt as though my dress was in good hands. The dress arrived exactly when the store predicted. I also chose my bridesmaids' dresses from Southern Bride, and there seemed to be some sizing discrepancies when my bridesmaids were measured (no major catastrophes, though). Those dresses arrived far ahead of schedule. Several of the employees were not friendly at times, but most of them were more than willing to help!
Overall, I had a good experience with Southern Bride. I purchased my wedding dress from them, and I have recommended this Read more...
Overall, I had a good experience with Southern Bride. I purchased my wedding dress from them, and I have recommended this store to other brides. It is small and crowded, but they have a wide selection of gowns. I found exactly the gown I was looking for, and this was the first store I visited. Each time I left my dress to have it steamed (for my portrait and then for my wedding), I felt as though my dress was in good hands. The dress arrived exactly when the store predicted. I also chose my bridesmaids' dresses from Southern Bride, and there seemed to be some sizing discrepancies when my bridesmaids were measured (no major catastrophes, though). Those dresses arrived far ahead of schedule. Several of the employees were not friendly at times, but most of them were more than willing to help! Read less
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erin
Wedding:
7/7/2007
4.4/5.0
Southern Bride was a great place to get my dress.
One worker in there told me that the dress I wanted could not be altered, but I got it anyway and did find someone that could alter is to fit me. :) Other than that one lady bursting my bubble a little bit, they were very professional and steamed my dress the day before my wedding for free. All the other ladies in there were very professional and remembered me every time I came in.
They also offer other great services there at Southern Bride. I would recommend this store to everyone.
Also, they have really great sales... I got my dress for a super great deal!
Southern Bride was a great place to get my dress.
One worker in there told me that the dress I wanted could not be Read more...
Southern Bride was a great place to get my dress.
One worker in there told me that the dress I wanted could not be altered, but I got it anyway and did find someone that could alter is to fit me. :) Other than that one lady bursting my bubble a little bit, they were very professional and steamed my dress the day before my wedding for free. All the other ladies in there were very professional and remembered me every time I came in.
They also offer other great services there at Southern Bride. I would recommend this store to everyone.
Also, they have really great sales... I got my dress for a super great deal! Read less
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Amber2433
Wedding:
6/2/2007
5.0/5.0
These ladies were so helpful! They helped me try on a lot of dresses and even recommended one off of the sales rack. I tried it and it fit perfectly and that's the one I ended up getting. They even helped me find a place to get it spot cleaned and pressed before my wedding.
These ladies were so helpful! They helped me try on a lot of dresses and even recommended one off of the sales rack. I Read more...
These ladies were so helpful! They helped me try on a lot of dresses and even recommended one off of the sales rack. I tried it and it fit perfectly and that's the one I ended up getting. They even helped me find a place to get it spot cleaned and pressed before my wedding. Read less
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h_elting
Wedding:
9/23/2006
5.0/5.0
I went to David's Bridal and Magnolia's in Greenville SC. Hated everything at David's Bridal. Magnolia's told me there was no way we could get my dress and my bridesmaids dresses in time(3 months), so I went to Southern Bride. They had exactly what I was looking for and we got it in plenty of time.
I went to David's Bridal and Magnolia's in Greenville SC. Hated everything at David's Bridal. Magnolia's told me there was Read more...
I went to David's Bridal and Magnolia's in Greenville SC. Hated everything at David's Bridal. Magnolia's told me there was no way we could get my dress and my bridesmaids dresses in time(3 months), so I went to Southern Bride. They had exactly what I was looking for and we got it in plenty of time. Read less
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Emily Hollingsworth
Wedding:
8/6/2005
3.7/5.0
Got dress on clearance. Weren't all that kind to a bride.
Got dress on clearance. Weren't all that kind to a bride.
Got dress on clearance. Weren't all that kind to a bride. Read less
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Lesley
Wedding:
4/15/2005
5.0/5.0
Southern Bride's staff as very relaxed and friendly. They took as much time as I wanted when I went in and I never felt rushed or uncomfortable.
Southern Bride's staff as very relaxed and friendly. They took as much time as I wanted when I went in and I never felt Read more...
Southern Bride's staff as very relaxed and friendly. They took as much time as I wanted when I went in and I never felt rushed or uncomfortable. Read less
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laurarlee
Wedding:
3/19/2005
3.4/5.0
Alterations, had to go back a few times.
Alterations, had to go back a few times.
Alterations, had to go back a few times. Read less
Services Used: Dress & Attire

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