No dress is more romantic than the one a bride wears on her wedding day, and Hong Kong's luxurious bridal boutiques play host to some of the most breathtaking gowns in the world. Go beyond the expected and choose a tailored work of art from one of Hong Kong's wedding wonderlands, ranging from salons stocking haute couture's most beloved names to unforgettable experiences with bespoke design ateliers.
Venture into the heart of Soho to revel in the haute couture haven that is Vera Wang's bridal boutique. Her Spring 2017 collection heralds delicate beadwork alongside bold corsetry and tulle collars, encompassing her keen sense of a woman's figure. To maximise every experience, the boutique operates by appointment and also offers veils, sashes, headpieces and shoes for a dreamy head to toe look. Brides are recommended to order their dress between six to eight months before their wedding, with gowns starting from HK$22,500.
Vera Wang, 39 Staunton Street, Central, 2869 7002
As the lovechild of a Hong Kong woman who traded in her law books for a veil, every hour-long appointment at HITCHED! is something out of a childhood fantasy. With gorgeous designer wedding dresses from David Fielden, Augusta Jones, Palazzo, Rivini, Lela Rose and Selia Yang, bridesmaids dresses from Dessy Collection and even evening gowns from ML Monique Lhuillier, their attentive staff will be able to cater to every bride's unique style. Complete your look with intricate accessories from Sara Gabriel and allow their in-house celebrity make up artist E.Law to transform you into the bride you've always wanted to be.
HITCHED! Rm 1501-2, Hing Lung Commercial Building, 68-74 Bonham Strand East, Sheung Wan, 2815 8330
Featured in Vogue Italia, Vogue España online, Brides Magazine and Brides Magazine UK, Hong Kong designer Rania Hatoum is making waves internationally in the world of bridal couture - and with her stunning contemporary creations, it's not hard to see why. With great attention to luxury fabrics and elegant shapes, Rania gives classic designs a modern twist to create unique, timeless gowns. Book an appointment to meet with the talented designer, and begin the journey to your own hand-crafted bridal masterpiece.
Rania Hatoum Bridal & Occasions, Rm.20, 6/F, Cosmopolitan Centre, 760 Nathan Road, Hong Kong, +852 5182 1983
If the fact that Central Weddings is located in The Landmark isn't an indicator of its luxury, its commitment to quality is sure to win over any bride-to-be. As one of Hong Kong's most prominent bridal salons, each bespoke appointment with their highly trained team is a breathtaking discovery in grandeur. Their varied collection of gowns includes a varied list of internationally renowned designers, including Anne Barge, Monique Lhuillier, Marchesa, Kenneth Pool, Alice Temperley, Amsale, CHRISTOS and YolanCris.
Central Weddings, Suite 3510, Edinburgh Tower, The Landmark, 15 Queen's Road, Central, 2869 8666
Trinity Bridal is a match made in heaven for any sartorialist, with an array of covetable couture dresses sure to make any bridal party weep on the wedding day. As the exclusive retailer for a number of exclusive designers like Oscar de la Renta, Caroline Herrera, Romona Kezeva and J Mendel Trinity Bridal promises an experience that is utterly unique. Perfect for the bride who makes style a priority, Trinity Bridal also carries evening gowns by Jim Hjelm Occasions and Noir by Lazaro, and bridesmaids dresses by Monique Lhuillier. With a team that travels to the most renowned international bridal shows in the pursuit of quality, a dress from Trinity Bridal is nothing short of indulgent.
Trinity Bridal, 8/F, W Place, 52 Wyndham Street, Central, 2978 3987
Vivian Luk Atelier
Vivian Luk's bespoke gowns make every wedding a once in a lifetime experience, involving brides in the design process from start to finish. As a former Vera Wang designer, the Parsons graduate lives by the philosophy that her modern creations, "are for women who appreciate works of art". Every unique piece is lifted right out of a fantasy and Vivian works closely with her brides-to-be to not only bring the dress of their dreams to life but to also breathe luxury into it. She also has three gorgeous collections with prices ranging from HK$28,000-70,000. Bespoke wedding dresses begin at HK$70,000 and clients are recommended to order at least six months before their wedding.
Catering to brides of all budgets, Elysian Bridal is home to their affordable eponymous brand as well as Elysian Luxe - a high-end range of couture dresses for truly discerning brides-to-be. Exclusively retailing wedding designer heavy hitters like Claire Pettibone and Lazaro, they also boast a stunning selection of luxurious bridal details, from footwear by London designer Freya Rose to accessories by Alvina Valenta and Enchanted Atelier by Liv Hart. With two-hour appointments to cater to every desire, nothing is overlooked at Elysian Luxe.
Elysian Bridal, 15/F, 168 Queen's Road Central, Hong Kong, 2352 0823
It's impossible to discuss wedding couture without mentioning Jenny Packham at least once - and Hong Kong is proudly home to their Asian flagship store. Renowned for their sleek, romantic designs, their 2017 collection channels boho-chic to bring a dash of wild abandon to your special occasion. Perfect for the free spirited bride, it could also make a magical addition as an evening dress for your reception party. With a select collection of accessories and special wedding gifts for every bride who chooses a dress from the Hong Kong boutique, Jenny Packham is a trusted name in weddings worldwide.
Jenny Packham, 32 Lyndhurst Terrace, Central, 2772 2117
Designer Bridal Room
Boasting the most extensive range of haute couture wedding dress designers in Hong Kong, brides-to-be will be hard pressed not to find 'the one' at the Designer Bridal Room. Their luxurious range of prestigious wedding gown labels includes everyone from Alberta Ferretti to Christian Lacroix to Valentino. For brides also looking to sort out their reception dress in one fell swoop, eveningwear by Pronovias, Stephen Yearick, and Zuhair Murad is also available. With one of these intricately crafted masterpieces, you can confidently be the belle of the ball on your big day.
Designer Bridal Room, Ft 205, 2/F Grand Millenium Plaza, 181 Queen's Road Central, Central, 2167 8708