Your best friend is getting married and she’s asked you to be her maid of honor for the big day. Now it’s time to find a bridesmaid dress that makes you look fabulous while complementing the beautiful bride. Whether you’re on a tight budget or ready to splurge, Orange County is brimming with bridal boutiques offering bridesmaid dresses that will fit any style of wedding. Find the best choice for you as you get ready to celebrate the big event.
The White Dress
2853 E. Coast Highway
Corona Del Mar, CA 92625
This couture bridal salon has a bridesmaid lounge, seven dressing rooms and 3,000 square feet of showroom space. The White Dress boasts the largest assortment of special occasion dresses in Southern California. Designer dresses include those from Alfred Sung, Jim Hjelm, Lynn Lugo, Alvina Valenta and Vatana Watters. With prices starting from $200 and up, expect to splurge a little for your best friend’s special day.
1450 El Camino Real, Suite F
Tustin, CA 92780
If you’re tired of trying to find the perfect bridesmaid dress to match the rest of the wedding party, look no further than L’Mode Bridal. Award-winning designer Dorie Kong will personally customize a dress for you. Pick from any style, color and size you want to match the season, time and venue of the wedding. If your weight fluctuates before the wedding, L’Mode Bridal will make adjustments free of charge.
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316 N. Anaheim Blvd.
Anaheim, CA 92805
This Anaheim bridal boutique prides itself on great prices and personalized service. The bridesmaid collection ranges from knee-length to floor-length dresses and strapless to short sleeve. Mariposa Boutique carries dresses from designers such as Mori Lee, Bari Jay, Lazaro, and Jasmine. Choose from a wide assortment of colors and fabrics. You can also find the perfect accessories for your dress including jewelry, shoes or undergarments. Mariposa Boutique is a one-stop shop for brides, bridesmaids, flower girls and the mother of the bride or groom.
The Wedding Day Bridal Salon
18449 Brookhurst St., Suite 1
Fountain Valley, CA 92708
This Orange County bridal salon offers the most elaborate to the most simple gowns, so you’re sure to find a dress on any budget. Choose from bridesmaid dresses by After Six, Bill Levkoff, D’zage, Enzoani Love, Mori Lee, Simone Carvalli and many more. Once you’ve picked out your favorite dress, accessorize from an assortment of designer jewelry and shoes. The Wedding Day Bridal Salon also hires the finest professional seamstresses to help with any alterations, so you can look your best in that dress.
9545 Bolsa Ave.
Westminster, CA 92683
If you don’t plan on wearing that bridesmaid dress twice, consider renting a dress for your friend’s wedding day. Hollywood Bridal in Westminster offers a wide assortment of rental dresses that can be tailored to fit anyone. Not only will you save on the dress, you won’t have to worry about dry cleaning and storing it after the big day. Hollywood Bridal carries the latest designer dresses as well as a beautiful selection of traditional Vietnamese outfits for the bride and her party.
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Truc Dever is a freelance writer covering all things Orange County. Her work can be found on Examiner.com.