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Top Wedding Stores In Las Vegas For The Vintage Shopper

March 11, 2014 6:00 AM

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Spring is typically the beginning of wedding season. If you are a newly engaged girl looking for a wedding dress, Las Vegas has a lot of options. From couture to custom, if you can dream it, you can buy it here. However, not every bride’s budget includes a dress that costs thousands of dollars. If you are looking to save some money, find something unique and vintage or just trying to procure a dress for your Trash The Dress moment, check out these Las Vegas dress shop alternatives.

Encore Bridal and Tuxedo
4525 Spring Mountain Road, Suite 109
Las Vegas, NV 89104
(702) 306-3591
www.encorebridalandtuxedo.com

Encore Bridal and Tuxedo is the only official wedding dress consignment store in Las Vegas. Encore only accepts the best of the best in wedding, bridesmaid, flower girl and mother of the bride dresses. All garments are cleaned prior to being placed on the showroom floor and Encore Bridal only accepts dresses that are in tip top shape.

Loca Loves Pirate
Las Vegas, NV
www.etsy.com/shop/localovespirate

Loca Loves Pirate is a online vintage store from local designer Staysi Lee. Lee originally opened an Etsy store that made custom infinity dresses for bridesmaids. After planning her own wedding, she became enthralled with vintage wedding apparel and set out to help brides find treasures of their own. Her store sells one-of-a-kind vintage wedding dresses, veils, crinoline skirts and even vintage ties for the groom.

Movie Star Moon
Las Vegas, NV
www.etsy.com/shop/MovieStarMoon

The mother-daughter team at Movie Star Moon make it their mission to locate and perfect vintage clothing for women, men and children. If you are looking for an 80s wedding dress from Scott McClintock or a maybe a 50s lace gown by Edythe Vincent, you might just find your dream dress at Movie Star Moon. Lilia and Linda clean all garments and use their superior sewing skills to restore dresses back to their original glory. Local delivery is available.

Related: Best Bridal Shops In Las Vegas

Catholic Charities Thrift Store
4840 S. Eastern Ave.
Las Vegas, NV 89119
(702) 385-1910
www.catholiccharities.com

Catholic Charities is one of the most successful charity thrift shops in Las Vegas. The shop’s history and reputation ensures that it always brings in a lot of donations. In fact, Catholic Charities regularly receives wedding dresses, shoes and veils. You may also find wedding accessories like guestbooks, candle holders and cake knife sets. Catholic Charities also has a location of the west side of town. Check the website for store hours and directions.

Full Circle Couture
9440 W. Sahara Ave., Suite 170
Las Vegas, NV 89117
(702) 685-1901
www.fccfullcirclecouture.com

Full Circle Couture is a thrift boutique opened in an effort to support the teaching community of Las Vegas. Teachers always get 20-percent off their purchase and the store donates clothing and accessories to help local homeless and disadvantaged high school students through Project 150. Full Circle Couture’s inventory includes women’s clothing brands like Ann Taylor, True Religion and Miss Me. Wedding dresses also find their way to Full Circle Couture. Keep an eye on new items in the store on Facebook.

Related: Top Spots For Bridesmaid Dresses For Every Budget In Las Vegas

Christa Emmer is a graduate of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas in broadcast journalism. She has experience as a news writer, editor and producer in television news. Christa has been a Las Vegas resident for more than 20 years. Follow her on twitter @ChristaEmmer. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.


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