When it comes to weddings, a lot of women begin dreaming about their big day at a very young age. After finding “the one,” getting an engagement ring and making 17 or more Pinterest boards, it’s finally time to pick out the most important piece of clothing you will ever wear: your wedding dress. With so many bridal shops to choose from, we’ve helped narrow down some of the most popular in Bergen and Hudson counties, based on the number of Instagrams posted from each shop.
Check out which ones deserve a visit before you walk down the aisle:
Location: North Bergen
Hours of operation: Monday – Friday 11 a.m. – 7:30 p.m., Saturday 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Phone: (201) 868-6164
Why you should visit: Receiving a grand rating of five stars on Yelp, this bridal shop is the real deal! From their diverse selection of designers to dedicated seamstresses, this destination will not disappoint.
JaeHee Bridal Atelier
Hours of operation: Monday 11 a.m. – 4 p.m., Tuesday – Friday 12 p.m. – 8 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Phone: (201) 541-0077
Why you should visit: If you’re looking for a one-of-a-kind dress made from luxury European and American designers, then this is the place for you. Adorned in materials like fine silk and French lace, you’ll instantly feel like the prettiest woman in the room wearing one of these gowns.
Sisters Bridal Boutique
Hours of operation: Monday – Friday 11 a.m. – 7 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Phone: (973) 340-2233
Why you should visit: This boutique bridal shop was the winner of the 2015 WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Award, honoring wedding vendors with exemplary service and professionalism, while also offering their customers great quality and quantity of products.
First store I visit to try on wedding gowns, the town that I met the love of my life and we grew up together in, I found my dream dress! ???????????????????????? I said YES to the dress today! ????❤️ I couldn't have done it without my mom by my side @mccabeone ☺️???? It's so true when they say that you just know. What an amazing day it turned out to be ????????☺️ #SistersBridalBoutique #Bridetobe #Lovingthistimeofmylife #Isaidyestothedress #Whenyouknowyouknow #278daystogo #Destinationwedding #Stromsdorferwedding2017 #Unbelievablefeeling #Inlovewithmyweddingdress #Sohappyrightnow #Feelingblessed
Hours of operation: Tuesday – Saturday 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Phone: (201) 444-0804
Why you should visit: Shelly GLAM is also stocked with top European and American designers, offering elegant attire for a variety of occasions. Whether you’re attending a bar mitzvah, walking down the aisle or event working the red carpet, they’ve got just the inventory for you.
Memories Bridal by Reem
Hours of operation: Tuesday – Thursday 11 a.m. – 8 p.m., Wednesday 11 a.m. – 7 p.m., Friday 11 a.m. – 6 p.m., Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Phone: (201) 945-1110
Why you should visit: They were chosen as one of the top wedding vendors for both 2015 and 2016 by The Knot. Prepare to be amazed by the beautiful gowns on display for the bride, mother of the bride, bridesmaids and even the flower girl.
While picking up my wedding dress ???????????????? I complimented another bride in the store who was trying on. She was stunning, her dress honestly fit her perfectly! She just so happened to ask me if I was a Tone It Up girl bc she recognized me ???? how funny!!! Made my day, this community is so amazing! Fellow #TIUbrides #TIUNYC this is Caroline @caroline_tonesitup ???? Show her some love if you can! She's getting married in August ???????????? #TIUsisters #TIUgirls #TIUBikiniSeries #BikiniProgram #TIU #TIUteam #TIUnyc #ToneItUp #TIUcommunity #TIUbootycall #TIUnutritionplan #TIUplan #TIUmeals #TIUgirl #TIUlife #TIUlove #TIUbride #sweatingforthewedding #TIUcheckin #BeachBabe #MyPerfectFit @KarenaKatrina @toneitup @perfectfit
Methodology: The OMJ Index, an algorithm that assesses popularity on Instagram based the number photos posted, the number of people who posted them and geolocation data.