So you've set the date and booked the venue—now comes the most fun part of the wedding planning process (in our opinion): finding the perfect dress or suit to walk down the aisle in. Chances are you're overwhelmed by the sheer amount of options, especially if you're shopping in a bustling fashion center like New York City. With so many designer boutiques and department-store bridal suites out there, it can be difficult to prioritize your time (and we all know that a bride-to-be has limited time as it is).
If it's a dress you're after, we've narrowed down what we view as the essential NYC guide to shopping for your wedding gown. From classic designer names to cool up-and-coming labels, there is a choice for every stylish bride out there. Scroll through to see where to buy wedding dresses in NYC from our favorite bridal destinations in the city.
1. Vera Wang
A stop at the iconic bridal designer's Madison Avenue showroom is a must. Her exquisite gowns never fail to delight us. There's a reason she's dressed so many celebrities on their wedding days.