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Boutique Hours:

Monday: 11am – 7pm by appointment

Tuesday: Closed

Wednesday: Closed

Thursday: 11am – 7pm by appointment

Friday: 12am-6pm by appointment

Saturday: 10am-5pm by appointment

Sunday: Private Appointments

Call today @ 860-342-5361

Price Point $$-$$$


You voted, and we won 1st-Runner Up in the Best of Hartford Magazine Weddings 2019.  Thank you to everyone who cast a ballot for us.  We are so blessed to have such wonderful customers.



We are so proud to be the exclusive Connecticut authorized retailer of the fabulous St. Patrick Bridal gown collection by Pronovias of Barcelona.


the wedding dress portland, ct

Our Mission

The mission of The Wedding Dress is to provide you with the best one-stop wedding dress shopping experience.  We will accomplish our mission through our commitment to providing high quality bridal, bridesmaids, mother of the bride, flower girl, and special occasion dresses, as well as the perfect accessories and superior customer service.  Our knowledgeable and friendly bridal consultants will help you select all of your wedding day needs, and our in-house seamstress will create a perfect fit, ridding you of the inconvenience and hassle of visiting multiple stores.  Plus, our unique selection of shoes, jewelry, headpieces, and veils will allow you to create your ideal wedding day look.


The Wedding Dress will take the stress out of shopping for your wedding gown.

If you are shopping for beautiful formal wear, The Wedding Dress has you covered.  We specialize in bridal, mothers, bridesmaids, prom, and special occasion dresses.  Come experience The Wedding Dress difference today.

 The Wedding Dress features a diverse selection of unique wedding dresses for you, the bride, as well as for your bridesmaids, mothers, and flower girls, in addition to wide selection of headpieces, custom veils, lingerie, jewelry, and shoes.


Our Amazing Desingers

Our carefully selection of designers include Amalee, Alexia, B2, Belsoie, Casablanca Bridal, Jade, Jade Couture, Jasmine Bridal, Jasmine Couture, Justin Alexander, Lea Ann Belter Bridal, Lillian West, St. Patrick, Sweetie Pie Flower Girl, Ursula of Switzerland, and Victoria Marina Bridal.







The Wedding Dress is a quaint boutique conveniently located at 162 Main Street in Portland, CT.  We are a small business that works with other local small businesses to help keep our local economy strong.  Please consider shopping small and shopping local, and we thank you for doing so.

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