If you’re a bride from the Vancouver area and on the hunt for your wedding dress, you are in luck because the city is filled with some amazing designers! If you’re looking for a dress that is unlike anyone else’s, something custom, and want to support your local artists, you’ll most likely find yourself your wedding dress designer in this article!
We’ve highlighted eight amazing designers and their most recent collections, who make their business home in Vancouver. The talent that fills this city is just beyond and to make it even better many of them are size inclusive and practice sustainable fashion.
Ou Ma, the designer, and owner of OM Couture designs beautiful, modern pieces with movement and emotion. What started as a one-woman show in her basement has now grown into a full production team of some of Vancouver’s best. Ou has dressed celebrities such as Anne Hathaway, Christie Turlington, and Kate Winslet! Visit her Gastown studio to try on O M Collection dresses.
Located in Vancouver’s East Hastings neighborhood, Truvelle designs and creates all of its hand-made dresses in its 9000-square-foot space. The made-to-order dresses focus on design, fit, and quality for the modern, confident, easy-going bride. Their dresses are size inclusive and look gorgeous on any body type.
Emerging in 2008, Davie & Chiyo, started as a small Etsy shop creating handmade pouches and purses. 14 years later, this sister-led company creates made-to-order wedding dresses, separates, and accessories. The bridal lines have a modern aesthetic, minimalist silhouettes, and refined workmanship. Each and every piece is handmade by a team of artisans in their Railtown studio.
Joanna Delaney, a British-born couturier, who creates custom wedding dresses and looks inspired by her brides. Joanna’s dresses can be described as effortless, elegant, and minimal – with a touch of West Coast meets European panache. The designer isn’t afraid to use color in her designs and unique silhouettes.
At Kathryn Bass, there is a dress for everybody with every body. They don’t separate their brides by plus size, instead, they make their brides feel confident and beautiful with custom wedding dresses and sizing. With a studio in Vancouver, owners Kathryn and Kelsey pull from backgrounds in design to create wedding dresses for their brides with endless customizations!
Pure Magnolia is committed to being an ethical fashion business. From their choice of fabrics to labor and the quality of their garments, they create gowns that stand the test of time, support their community, and are gentle to nature. They work with their clients to create the perfect fit and want their brides to feel amazing in their gowns! We love that every pattern piece is individually cut for each dress. That means that each dress is custom-made and sewn by their seamstresses for each bride’s body!
This Vancouver-based wedding dress shop offers custom and made-to-order wedding dresses. The unique boho-styled dresses are designed in Paris and made in Vancouver. Elika in Love prides themselves on exceptional quality and has a fashion-forward approach to wedding dresses and also practices sustainability within the fashion industry.
Celebrating all women through creating rad dresses is at the forefront of LAUDAE mission. They create sleek silhouettes that every woman can feel amazing in. They use stretchy lining for the ultimate comfort and boning for secret support in all of their dresses. Also keeping our planet in mind, they are a responsible fashion company.
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