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The Wedding Dress – Distinctive Style for Your Walk Down the Aisle

So you are recently engaged….Congratulations.  Now the search begins for the perfect wedding dress.  There are so many choices – how do you find the right dress?  Which style is right for you?  Who has dresses within your budget?  Which boutique has the most knowledgable and friendly staff?  Should I shop in a local boutique, or at a big-box store?  The answers to these questions, and many others can be found at central Connecticut’s very own The Wedding Dress, as Shelley and her experienced team are here to help you.

The Wedding Dress is a quaint boutique conveniently located at 162 Main Street in Portland, Connecticut. The Wedding Dress features a diverse selection of unique wedding dresses for brides, bridesmaids, mothers, and flower girls, in addition to wide selection of prom dress, headpieces, custom veils, lingerie, jewelry, and shoes.  Our Silver Needle Award winning owner/designer, Shelley Bailey, has personally selected a collection of striking gowns and beautiful accessories. The family operated salon’s knowledgeable consultants will gladly work one-on-one with you to create your ideal look. 

Social causes, from global to local, are also of great importance to Shelley.  Over the years, The Wedding Dress has donated generously to causes close to her heart.  The Wedding Dress has to the likes of Haitian Health Foundation (wedding gowns for Haiti article), the American Cancer Society, Veterans of Foreign Wars, The Portland and Middletown Police, as well as the Portland Fireworks.   Shelley also organized a benefit Gala for Cystic Fibrosis that was held at St. Clement’s Castle in Portland.  Shelley’s latest charity event was held this past November.  Shelley hosted an Operation Wedding Gown event, during which Shelley gave free wedding gowns to millitary brides.

Come visit The Wedding Dress, and we are sure that you will find that “distinctive style for your walk down the aisle!” Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments are recommended. The Wedding Dress is an authorized retailer of the collections found within this website.