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About Us

For nearly three decades, bridals by lori has combined warm, southern hospitality with years of experience to provide each and every bride the exceptional customer service she deserves.

Bridals by Lori is the largest full service bridal salon in the nation located in the affluent Sandy Springs community of Atlanta, Georgia. The 25,000 square foot, three story space houses the best of the bridal industry in a chic, metropolitan feeling setting. Set up like a department store, the nearly 30-year-old salon services today's bride with an efficient shopping experience and unparalleled selection showcasing well-known designer brands and private label merchandise.

The first floor of Bridals by Lori welcomes customers at street level with an upscale prom, pageant & tuxedo department, Black Tie by lori. Style consultants offer the best in prom /pageant wear and in-house tuxedo rentals or suggest custom made Italian suits to fit any shape, size and budget allowance. Black Tie by Lori, unlike a mall based tuxedo chain, prides themselves in offering individualized service and top quality menswear and accessories.

Take the elevator to the second floor and uncover our expansive bridesmaids, mothers, accessory, alterations and shoe departments. Vera Wang, Lazaro, Watters & Watters and Armsale bridesmaids collections allow fashion savvy brides to create stylish ensembles that her friends will actually love to wear! Large framed mirrors and spacious dressing rooms make shopping at Bridals by Lori a creativity evoking and luxurious experience.

Finally, the third floor is truly the icing on the cake. Awe inspired brides are greeted at our front desk by their personal bridal stylist and guided through the process of visiting individual designer boutiques within the bridal department. From veiling to jewelry to the dress, each bride feels as if it were a day at the spa. Over 20 spacious dressing rooms, an in-house runway, a live web camera and the top designers in the world ensure that each customer finds her ideal dress at our store. Debutantes and Quincinearas are also welcome.

Bridals by Lori is truly unlike any other bridal salon in the world today. Trunk shows with designer appearances are commonplace as are fabulous fashion shows. Family owned and operated for nearly three decades by creator Lori B. Allen, Bridals by Lori is a place where a dream came true for the owner and dreams come true daily for her customers. See Bridals by Lori in national publications and websites including Bride's Magazine, Modern Bride, The Knot and Martha Stewart Weddings. Recipient of the 2003 DEBI Award for Retailer of the Year, and experts on the television series Get Married Atlanta.

To learn more, please visit the web-site http://www.bridalsbylori.com


How should I purchase my gown?

 

 

In-Store

Internet Only

Gown Consuting

Assisted 

Internet

Gown Selection

Not all manufacturers available on-line Not all manufacturers available in-store

Try on Sample Dress not in Store

Yes (for a small fee)

No

Gown Modifications

Yes (when available)

None

Sizing

Professional

You size yourself

Pressing

Yes No

Alterations

Lowest rate with our seamstresses

"Outside Gown" Rate

Garment Bag

Included FREE for bridal gowns

No

Storage Before the Wedding

FREE

No

Delivery

Shipped or Free In-Store pickup

Shipped only, In-Store pickup not available

Payment 60% deposit, balance on delivery Paid in full in advance

Price

Full Service  priced

Value priced

Explanations

Gown Modiftions: 

In-Store:  Some manufacturers allow major changes to dress like adding sleeves, removing the train, adding beading or modifications to to the look Internet Only:  Only basic requests offered by the manufacturer are available, i.e. extra length or extra large sizes

Sizing: 

In-Store:  We provide professional measuring and will help you choose the correct size gown. Internet Only: You are responsible for choosing the correct size gown to order. We will be happy to assist you with the proper bust, waist, hip and height measurements. Please note that this is only assistance and we will not be held responsible for incorrect information.

Gown Samples:

In-Store:  You get to see and try on gowns before you purchase. Internet Only:  Your gown  will be shipped to you from our warehouse. There is no pickup in our store for dresses that are ordered online.

Custom Fitting:

In-store:  Trained seamstresses fit your gown perfectly.  Special discounted rates are given to all in-store purchased gowns.

Internet Only:  In store alterations are not available

Pressing and/or steaming:

In-Store:  Light pressing is standard, Special Pressing for bridal gowns is available for local weddings. Internet Only:  Not offfered

Delivery:

In-store:  Shipped (standard shipping rates) or In-Store pickup. Internet Only:  Shipped from our warehouse , in-store pickup not available

Storage before Wedding 

In-store:  Free

Internet Only:  Not Available