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White Dresses & Whatnots

Local Inland Northwest bridal shops poised to deliver the perfect dress

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Affordable Elegance

Affordable Elegance keeps things fresh with new gowns delivered almost daily. Some pieces are one-of-a-kind and at closeout prices. This is also where you'll find the entire camo wedding apparel line, from gowns to bridesmaid dresses and even boy's and men's camo vests. Check out its Facebook page for surprise pop-up discounts. 296 W. Sunset Ave., Coeur d'Alene • 208-664-8847

Audrey's Boutique

Every local bridal apparel guide must include a nod to Audrey's Boutique. A standout destination for mother-of-the-bride and foundation garments, Audrey's also helps the bride be honeymoon-ready with stylish evening wear and resort wear. 3131 N. Division St., Spokane • 324-8612

Celestial Selections

Regardless of your style, size or price point, Celestial Selections will have a gown uniquely special for you. Schedule an appointment for your whole wedding party and select your mother-of-the-bride, bridesmaid and flower girl dresses as well as bridal party tuxedos and suits in one outing. 306 S. Pines Rd., Spokane Valley • 927-4191

Cloud Nine Bridal

Cloud Nine Bridal caters to the young and the young at heart with its custom wedding gowns, bridal party attire, decor, accessories and special occasion gowns. Here you'll find three experienced and educated designers who are ready to turn your vision into the dress of your dreams. Private fitting sessions available. 210 E. Sherman Ave., Coeur d'Alene • 208-449-2149

A Finer Moment

Here you can find an extensive selection of over 3,000 designer gowns and special occasion dresses in hard to find sizes, from 0/0/0 to 32, in nearly every fabric, cut and style. A Finer Moment also features those gorgeous Christina Wu and Adrianna Papell dresses you see in all the magazines. 6412 N. Division St., Spokane • 323-9155

Honest in Ivory

New to the Spokane wedding scene is Honest in Ivory, a bridal shop tailored to brides seeking a less stressful, more personal experience. You'll find top designer gowns exclusive to its shop, bridesmaids gowns, bridal lingerie, shoes, jewelry, veils and other little bridal trinkets. You can even make a party out of your dress shopping experience and rent the entire shop, mimosas and macarons included. 1003 E. Trent Ave., Spokane • 309-3239

Marcella's

Brides traverse state lines to meet with the experienced consultants at Marcella's Bridal. Marcella's is recognized for its exceptional customer service and personal attention and offers a large selection of designer gowns and expert custom gown design services. 304 W. Second Ave., Spokane • 466-5281

Nina Cherie Couture

Nina's is an intimate bridal boutique offering private label and custom-designed wedding gowns, and expert alterations on all bridal wear no matter where you purchased it. Exclusively offered at Nina Cherie Couture, you can restyle any vintage wedding gown into the dress of your dreams with Nina's specialized gown restyling. By appointment only. 9212 E. Montgomery Ave., Spokane Valley • 240-1782

— Emily Guidinger Hunt

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