Picking out a bridal gown is one of the happiest moments of planning for a wedding. Before picking out a gown, you'll want to choose a bridal shop to work with. There are a number of high-quality bridal shops in Jacksonville for all types of budgets. A few of the bridal shops listed are national chains, but most are locally-owned businesses.
This locally owned boutique carries well-known designers, including Casablanca Bridal, Justin Alexander, and Kenneth Winston, plus stocks a full range of veils, jewelry, shoes, and even lingerie. Bridals & More accepts walk-ins, but appointments are recommended. The shop is open until 6 p.m. from Tuesday to Friday, and until 5 p.m. on Saturday. It's closed Sunday and Monday.12226 Beach Blvd, Suite 6. 904-434-6627
Debra's Bridal at the Avenues
Debra's Bridal at the Avenues features bridal gowns, dresses for flower girls, bridesmaid dresses and tuxedo rentals. Its website features a gallery of some of the shop's most impressive offerings. It's located one mile north of the Avenues Mall. The shop is open Monday through Friday until 7 pm., Saturday until 6:30 p.m. and Sunday until 4:30 p.m. 9365 Phillips Hwy., Suite 11; 904-519-9900
Bella Bridesmaid is a national chain with locations across the U.S. The shop specializes bridesmaid dresses for the modern bridesmaid. Its open by appointment only Tuesday through Saturday. Bella Bridesmaid is located in San Marco. 1622 Hendricks Ave.; 904-374-0351
This 60-year-old national chain has more 300 locations in North America, making it easy for out-of-town bridesmaids to pick up their dresses and accessories. Shop one of two locations i Jacksonville: one Regency Park at 9400 Atlantic Blvd., and another in the Shoppes at the Avenues at 9900 Southside Blvd. Appointments are recommended. 904-724-0909 (Regency); 904-519-8933 (Avenues)
Park Avenue Bridal - Mandarin, Inc.
Locally owned Park Avenue Bridal stocks plenty of gowns and tuxedos. It's located in Mandarin at 1580 Wells Road Suite 21. Park Avenue Bridal is by appointment-only. 904-370-1021