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Many brides swear by their wedding planner. After all, the entire process of preparing for the nuptials, picking flowers, sending invitations, creating the seating chart — it can be completely exhausting! So when it comes to planning your wedding ensemble, wouldn't it be nice to have a specialist take away all the stress that comes with choosing the dress? Below are some of San Francisco's best styling and personal shopping services for all of your bridal style needs — from engagement shoot to the big day to the honeymoon, and everything in-between.
Nordstrom Wedding Suite
You may know Nordstrom as a chic shopping destination for work or weekend wear (and, of course, fabulous shoes), but did you realize they have an entire team dedicated to your bridal needs? The Nordstrom Wedding Suite offers customized help for brides seeking out not only their wedding dress, but also every wedding-related outfit that comes with the journey. And since they're stationed within the department store, your stylist has access to all Nordstrom has to offer, including footwear, jewelry, and all the accessories your heart desires. A complete head-to-toe service to get you primped and polished for the big day.
Canvas is a women-owned personal styling and shopping company dedicated to helping clients look and feel their best through wardrobe consultation services. The team works one-on-one with many Bay Area brides to assist with finding the best bridal boutiques, styling their wedding day looks, and even packing strategically for the honeymoon. And if your groom could use a little push in the wardrobe department, they've got that covered, too. Canvas comes to the rescue of many a groom and his groomsman when it comes to choosing and coordinating their looks.
And Something Blue
This Bay Area bridal studio touts itself as "not your mother's bridal shop", offering a truly unique hybrid of gown boutique-meets-wedding planner. Their in-house planning team offers customizable planning options, which means if you need assistance in the bridal styling department, their experts can make it happen. Oh, and you'll also walk away with a drop-dead gorgeous dress, of course.
Personal stylist Mimi Glumac assists Bay Area women with all of their wardrobe needs, which in many cases, includes wedding help. Mimi's clients have praised her professionalism and impeccable eye for detail. For brides, she provides an expert opinion on how to choose and accessorize your perfect dress. She's also available to glam up moms-of-the-bride, offering personal shopping help to make your mother feel extra special for this once-in-a-lifetime occasion.