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A look at the best wedding dress boutiques around Australia – from budget to celebrity favourite

Planning a wedding is one of the most stressful but also enjoyable experiences, and  finding the perfect dress is perhaps the hardest task of all.

With boutiques and online stores all over the place, it can be hard to know where to start, yet alone how to ‘say yes to the dress’.

As the creators of the world’s most pinned wedding dress Grace Loves Lace prepare to open two new showrooms in Melbourne and Perth, FEMAIL reveals some of the best wedding dress boutiques across Australia – whether you’re a bride on a budget or looking for a celebrity favourite.

FEMAIL reveals some of the best wedding dress boutiques across Australia (pictured: Moira Hughes’s boutique in Sydney’s Paddington)

Brisbane boutique Grace Loves Lace are set to open outlets in both Melbourne and Perth this month - they also have showrooms in the US and UK

Brisbane boutique Grace Loves Lace are set to open outlets in both Melbourne and Perth this month – they also have showrooms in the US and UK

The Queensland boutique shot to fame with their 'Hallie' wedding dress, which was swiftly pinned 2.5 million times on Pinterest and became the world's number one wedding dress

The Queensland boutique shot to fame with their ‘Hallie’ wedding dress, which was swiftly pinned 2.5 million times on Pinterest and became the world’s number one wedding dress

Grace Loves Lace – Brisbane, Melbourne and Perth 

Browse Instagram or Pinterest for any length of time, and chances are you’ll come across hundreds of brides wearing Grace Loves Lace.

The Queensland boutique shot to fame with their ‘Hallie’ wedding dress, which was swiftly pinned 2.5 million times on Pinterest and became the world’s number one wedding dress several years ago.

The Aussie export has showrooms on the Gold Coast, as well as in the US and UK, while the founder Megan Ziems is set to launch a Perth and Melbourne-based outlet in the next few weeks.

Grace Loves Lace dresses are typically relaxed and bohemian in style, and their collections are filled with lace and laidback silhouettes.

Better yet, many of their styles ring in around the $1,000-$2,000 mark. 

Nestled in the heart of Sydney's beautiful Paddington, designer Moira Hughes (pictured) has been making waves in the bridal world

Nestled in the heart of Sydney’s beautiful Paddington, designer Moira Hughes (pictured) has been making waves in the bridal world

Moira's pieces (pictured) feature bespoke pieces, creative design and stunning Parisian corsetry techniques

Moira’s pieces (pictured) feature bespoke pieces, creative design and stunning Parisian corsetry techniques

Moira Hughes – Sydney

Nestled in the heart of Sydney’s beautiful Paddington, designer Moira Hughes has been making waves in the bridal world recently.

This is thanks to her bespoke pieces, creative design and stunning Parisian corsetry techniques.

The leading bridal couture and wedding dress designer enjoyed a surge in popularity when Georgia Love opted for one of her designs on the Bachelorette finale.

Dubbed the queen of ‘Australia’s most romantic gowns’, Moira’s dresses are timeless and classic, but offer a modern feel. 

Following Parisienne structure techniques, each dress is individually made to each woman’s body in Sydney. 

The celebrity favourite, Steven Khalil (pictured) has dressed the likes of Anna Heinrich, Nicole Trunfio and Bianca Cheah to name a few

The celebrity favourite, Steven Khalil (pictured) has dressed the likes of Anna Heinrich, Nicole Trunfio and Bianca Cheah to name a few

The Sydney-based designer is renowned for his luxurious and elegant dresses, which feature beading, sequins and all manner of contemporary edges (pictured: a Steven Khalil dress)

The Sydney-based designer is renowned for his luxurious and elegant dresses, which feature beading, sequins and all manner of contemporary edges (pictured: a Steven Khalil dress)

Steven Khalil – Sydney

The celebrity favourite, Steven Khalil has dressed the likes of Anna Heinrich, Nicole Trunfio and Bianca Cheah to name a few. 

The Sydney-based designer is now renowned for his luxurious and elegant dresses, which feature beading, sequins and all manner of contemporary edges.

Steven recently had the honour of showing his latest bridal collection in Paris, which he later described as a ‘dream’ experience.

Anna Campbell's fairy tale dresses have earned a cult following in the last couple of years, with thousands seeking out her designs around the world

Anna Campbell's fairy tale dresses have earned a cult following in the last couple of years, with thousands seeking out her designs around the world

Anna Campbell’s fairy tale dresses have earned a cult following in the last couple of years, with thousands seeking out her designs around the world

Anna Campbell – Melbourne

Anna Campbell’s fairy tale dresses have earned a cult following in the last couple of years, with thousands seeking out her designs around the world.

The only boutique across the globe to carry both a sample of every dress and accessory from current bridal collections, Anna Campbell’s offerings means there is something for every bride-to-be.  

Anna Campbell gowns often feature elegant cuts, embellishment and skirt splits.

Another more affordable option, Spell Bridal is a must for a bohemian bride on a budget - many of their dresses are under the $1,000 mark (pictured: a Spell Bridal dress)

Another more affordable option, Spell Bridal is a must for a bohemian bride on a budget – many of their dresses are under the $1,000 mark (pictured: a Spell Bridal dress)

Spell Bridal – Byron Bay

Another more affordable option, Spell Bridal is a must for a bohemian bride on a budget.

The Byron Bay-based showroom features dresses for under $1,000, as well as romantic veils and accessories. 

Frills and lace make up the bread and butter of Spell’s dreamy dresses, but the latest collection also includes some sweeping skirts, sheer finishes and figure-hugging bodices.

Last but not least, Pallas Couture, located in Sydney and Perth, has found Instagram fame and garnered a loyal celebrity fan base (pictured: Pallas Couture dresses)

Last but not least, Pallas Couture, located in Sydney and Perth, has found Instagram fame and garnered a loyal celebrity fan base (pictured: Pallas Couture dresses)

Pallas Couture – Sydney and Perth

Last but not least, Pallas Couture, located in Sydney and Perth, has found Instagram fame and garnered a loyal celebrity fan base.

The beautiful bespoke gowns have wearers from all over the world, while the Pallas Couture Instagram account has close to half a million followers. 

Specialising in couture and beaded gowns, Pallas Couture dresses are every bit as dramatic as they are beautiful.

One for the statement-making bride. 

Read more at DailyMail.co.uk


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