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The Wedding Dress

Portland , CT
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LOCATION

222 Main Street
Portland, CT 06480 US (map)

PHONE

860-342-5361

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ABOUT US

The Wedding Dress is a quaint boutique conveniently located at 222 Main Street in Portland, Connecticut. We feature a diverse selection of unique wedding attire for brides, bridesmaids,... Read more
The Wedding Dress is a quaint boutique conveniently located at 222 Main Street in Portland, Connecticut. We feature a diverse selection of unique wedding attire for brides, bridesmaids, mothers, and flower girls, in addition to wide selection of headpieces, custom veils, lingerie, jewelry, and shoes.

Our Silver Needle Award winning designer has personally selected our collection of striking gowns and beautiful accessories. Shelley has won awards from fashion icons such as Bob Mackie and Marc Jacobs. She even created a black lace wedding gown for the late Gianni Versace. The family operated salon's knowledgeable consultants will gladly work one-on-one with you to create your ideal look.

Come visit The Wedding Dress, and we are sure that you will find that "distinctive style for your walk down the aisle!"

Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments are recommended.


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INFO FOR DRESS & ATTIRE

Who do you provide services for?
Bride, Bridesmaids, Flower Girls, Mother of the Bride, Mother of the Groom, Ring Bearers
Which of the following services do you provide??
Alterations, 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)
9-11 months
How often do you receive new bridal gowns?
Seasonally
What is your return policy?
Final Sale

REVIEWS

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Logan
Wedding:
9/26/2015
5.0/5.0
This is where I found my wedding dress. Everything was great. The staff is wonderful. The shop is small and personal and you definitely get one on one attention from the women who work there. My dress was beautiful and I would definitely recommend to anyone looking for their wedding dress!
This is where I found my wedding dress. Everything was great. The staff is wonderful. The shop is small and personal and Read more...
This is where I found my wedding dress. Everything was great. The staff is wonderful. The shop is small and personal and you definitely get one on one attention from the women who work there. My dress was beautiful and I would definitely recommend to anyone looking for their wedding dress! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
4.2/5.0
At time difficult to make appointments, otherwise wonderful service and happy with everything!
At time difficult to make appointments, otherwise wonderful service and happy with everything!
At time difficult to make appointments, otherwise wonderful service and happy with everything! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
4.6/5.0
This is a wonderful wedding dress shop that offers gorgeous gowns of great quality and workmanship. I ordered my Lea Ann Belter wedding gown from this shop in late October and it arrived in late February, much earlier than anticipated! Upon trying it on I found that the gown fit perfectly and I couldn't be more happy with my experience here so far.
This is a wonderful wedding dress shop that offers gorgeous gowns of great quality and workmanship. I ordered my Lea Ann Read more...
This is a wonderful wedding dress shop that offers gorgeous gowns of great quality and workmanship. I ordered my Lea Ann Belter wedding gown from this shop in late October and it arrived in late February, much earlier than anticipated! Upon trying it on I found that the gown fit perfectly and I couldn't be more happy with my experience here so far. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
I made the mistake of putchasong my dress from a large warehouse store, after a negative experience I came to this shop for my alterations. The team came to my rescue and fit my dress perfectly!! They helped make a negative experience a positive one and helped me feel like a beautiful bride.
I made the mistake of putchasong my dress from a large warehouse store, after a negative experience I came to this shop Read more...
I made the mistake of putchasong my dress from a large warehouse store, after a negative experience I came to this shop for my alterations. The team came to my rescue and fit my dress perfectly!! They helped make a negative experience a positive one and helped me feel like a beautiful bride. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
The staff were wonderful at The Wedding Dress. One of the employees, Marion helped me pick out wedding dresses to try on. Once I had tried on one I liked she got the perfect lace jacket and veil to go with it. I had a number of fittings. The seamstress and other staff did their best to make me comfortable in my dress and to get the hem just right (which they did.) The ensemble got rave reviews at my wedding. I can't say enough about The Wedding Dress. The store has a lot of beautiful wedding dresses and professional, helpful staff. I highly recommend them.
The staff were wonderful at The Wedding Dress. One of the employees, Marion helped me pick out wedding dresses to try on. Read more...
The staff were wonderful at The Wedding Dress. One of the employees, Marion helped me pick out wedding dresses to try on. Once I had tried on one I liked she got the perfect lace jacket and veil to go with it. I had a number of fittings. The seamstress and other staff did their best to make me comfortable in my dress and to get the hem just right (which they did.) The ensemble got rave reviews at my wedding. I can't say enough about The Wedding Dress. The store has a lot of beautiful wedding dresses and professional, helpful staff. I highly recommend them. Read less
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Kathleen
Wedding:
4/11/2015
5.0/5.0
I am the mother of the bride. My daughter and I have had a wonderful time shopping for wedding dresses for the past three months. We went to five different shops and returned to buy my daughter's gown at The Wedding Dress. We stayed for over three hours during our first visit and two hours the next! We didn't want to leave...such a relaxed and comfortable boutique! We have spent all of our time so far with Lisa who has been so kind and patient with us. My daughter tried on dress after dress...never feeling pressured for one minute. What a wonderful experience for a young lady who is so looking forward to planning her big day! Lisa is so helpful and created so many different looks with all the gowns...combining belts, veils, petticoats, hair adornments etc. She is creative and detail oriented. She was always respectful of my daughter's requests, and, always responded with an honest and kind opinion of the options. I am so glad we retuned to The Wedding Dress to buy her dress....so many different style dresses and very reasonably priced. I look forward to returning there for my dress and to work with the staff! Thank you Lisa!
I am the mother of the bride. My daughter and I have had a wonderful time shopping for wedding dresses for the past three Read more...
I am the mother of the bride. My daughter and I have had a wonderful time shopping for wedding dresses for the past three months. We went to five different shops and returned to buy my daughter's gown at The Wedding Dress. We stayed for over three hours during our first visit and two hours the next! We didn't want to leave...such a relaxed and comfortable boutique! We have spent all of our time so far with Lisa who has been so kind and patient with us. My daughter tried on dress after dress...never feeling pressured for one minute. What a wonderful experience for a young lady who is so looking forward to planning her big day! Lisa is so helpful and created so many different looks with all the gowns...combining belts, veils, petticoats, hair adornments etc. She is creative and detail oriented. She was always respectful of my daughter's requests, and, always responded with an honest and kind opinion of the options. I am so glad we retuned to The Wedding Dress to buy her dress....so many different style dresses and very reasonably priced. I look forward to returning there for my dress and to work with the staff! Thank you Lisa! Read less
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polly
Wedding:
10/12/2014
5.0/5.0
I highly recommend visiting this store. Shelley and Lisa were wonderful!. I can't thank Shelley enough for her kindness and compassion helping me find the perfect mother of the bride dress . I found myself going there with only six weeks before my daughters wedding , and she really worked hard to help me get the most wonderful dress, if only I had gone there first! I highly recommend. Everyone to visit here first.
I highly recommend visiting this store. Shelley and Lisa were wonderful!. I can't thank Shelley enough for her kindness Read more...
I highly recommend visiting this store. Shelley and Lisa were wonderful!. I can't thank Shelley enough for her kindness and compassion helping me find the perfect mother of the bride dress . I found myself going there with only six weeks before my daughters wedding , and she really worked hard to help me get the most wonderful dress, if only I had gone there first! I highly recommend. Everyone to visit here first. Read less
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Candace
Wedding:
10/4/2014
5.0/5.0
I bought my wedding dress and veil from The Wedding Dress. The ladies were extremely helpful. They kept bringing in more and more dresses for me to try on and even let me stay a little longer than my one hour appointment because I couldn't make up my mind. All of my dress fittings went very smoothly and the alterations not only looked great but were reasonably priced as well. I highly recommend this boutique!
I bought my wedding dress and veil from The Wedding Dress. The ladies were extremely helpful. They kept bringing in more Read more...
I bought my wedding dress and veil from The Wedding Dress. The ladies were extremely helpful. They kept bringing in more and more dresses for me to try on and even let me stay a little longer than my one hour appointment because I couldn't make up my mind. All of my dress fittings went very smoothly and the alterations not only looked great but were reasonably priced as well. I highly recommend this boutique! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
Oh man! I'd get married 10 more times just to work with the ladies of the Wedding Dress. It was so much fun going there. Our first appointment was great because my mother and I pulled dresses, as many as we wanted and tried them all on. Once Shelley and Lisa got to know us, they pulled dresses they thought we missed. We were the only ones in there and therefore had their undivided attention. By the time it was time for me to pick up my dress for the big day, I was almost sad my interaction with them was over! I really felt like they took the time to get to know us, to joke around and build a relationship with us. I'd go back there in a heartbeat for any other wedding needs I may have in the future (being a bridesmaid of course)
Oh man! I'd get married 10 more times just to work with the ladies of the Wedding Dress. It was so much fun going there. Read more...
Oh man! I'd get married 10 more times just to work with the ladies of the Wedding Dress. It was so much fun going there. Our first appointment was great because my mother and I pulled dresses, as many as we wanted and tried them all on. Once Shelley and Lisa got to know us, they pulled dresses they thought we missed. We were the only ones in there and therefore had their undivided attention. By the time it was time for me to pick up my dress for the big day, I was almost sad my interaction with them was over! I really felt like they took the time to get to know us, to joke around and build a relationship with us. I'd go back there in a heartbeat for any other wedding needs I may have in the future (being a bridesmaid of course) Read less
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The Wedding Dress responded with the following comments:

Thank you so much for this wonderful review. We truly apprecaite the fact that you took the time to post your thoughts, and we are so happy that you enjoyed your experience with us. Regards, Shelley and the ladies of The Wedding Dress.
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Debra
Wedding:
8/15/2014
5.0/5.0
As myself being the Mother Of The Bride, the Wedding Dress provided a wonderful experience for me. I was told by many friends that when I found THE dress I would know it. Much to my delight I found it there. Shelley and Lisa were wonderful and attentive. The stye and the gorgeous color gave me many compliments, the best compliment coming from my niece who told me I truly did not look like an 'old lady' mother in law. And as an added bonus I found a necklace to go with my dress! Thank you so much Shelley, Lisa and Dora
As myself being the Mother Of The Bride, the Wedding Dress provided a wonderful experience for me. I was told by many Read more...
As myself being the Mother Of The Bride, the Wedding Dress provided a wonderful experience for me. I was told by many friends that when I found THE dress I would know it. Much to my delight I found it there. Shelley and Lisa were wonderful and attentive. The stye and the gorgeous color gave me many compliments, the best compliment coming from my niece who told me I truly did not look like an 'old lady' mother in law. And as an added bonus I found a necklace to go with my dress! Thank you so much Shelley, Lisa and Dora Read less
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