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You Must Visit Anna Maria Bridal if You're Searching for a Wedding Dress in North Carolina!

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Introducing a Must-Visit Wedding Dress Shop in Franklin, North Carolina: Anna Maria Bridal

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Getting Married and Looking for a Gorgeous Wedding Dress?

The dress is kind of a big deal when it comes to getting married! If you're searching for a gorgeous wedding gown for your big day, you must check out Anna Maria Bridal in Franklin, North Carolina.

This North Carolina wedding dress shop has amazing reviews, a wonderful selection and a gorgeous shop where all the dress magic happens!

In this post, we had the pleasure of interviewing Connie, the owner of Anna Maria Bridal. She is diving into the details about her shop and what you can expect for selection, pricing and an appointment! So North Carolina brides, don't say yes to the dress until you've visited this dress shop!

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Let the Interview Begin!

Connie, tell us about Anna Maria Bridal!

Our shop opened in August of 2019 after a dear friend of ours sold it to us. My daughter's wedding was in May of 2019, and she had bought her gown from the previous owner. We jumped into it head first and really love what we do. We make every appointment a personal, intimate experience for every bride that comes through our door. We offer a beautiful selection of affordable gowns for every shape and size out there. We believe that every woman should feel as beautiful as possible on their wedding day and we want to make them feel as special as possible when they come to see us.

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What are your prices like?

We offer a variety of prices on our gowns. We have made our inventory as budget friendly as possible. We have two different sections of gowns girls can shop from. One side is sample gowns that we measure you for and re-order according to size and color you want. These gowns range anywhere from $1,000-2,700. On average these gowns run around $1,300-1,400. We also have a section of "off the rack" gowns that are sample gowns we sell directly from the store. These gowns work well for brides who are in a time crunch or brides who need to stick to a stricter budget. They range anywhere from $99-999.

What types of dresses do you carry?

We carry two different designers in our store and several different lines. The two different designers we carry are Essense of Australia and Justin Alexander. We carry the Essense line Stella York and the Justin Alexander lines Justin Alexander signature, Lillian West, and Sincerity. We have many different styles of gowns in different fits such as ballgown, fit and flare, and a-line. We are selling bridesmaid gowns off the rack that are Sorella Vita and gather and gown.

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Do you offer accessories?

We do offer accessories. We offer various veils, headpieces, hair pieces, garter belts etc. We are hoping to expand this soon.

Do you offer alterations or customizations?

We do not offer in house alterations, however depending on the gown certain customizations can be made with designers.

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What can I expect at an appointment?

When you come to Anna Maria Bridal for an appointment you will be welcomed into a casual, friendly, and warm environment. We will talk to you about your wedding details, expectations, budget... and get to know you and what you're looking for. We will show you around the shop and where all of the gowns are. We will step back and allow you to look around, and will grab whatever you want to try on for you. Once you're in the dressing room we will help you get into the gowns while your friends and family sit in the waiting area, and then will guide you to them. Our environment is extremely laid-back, and low pressure. We want to help you find "the one!"

We do take walk-ins, however appointments will always take priority so we do encourage them. To set up an appointment you can visit our website at to book, or reach out to us on Facebook or Instagram. You can also email us or call or text our store cell phone.

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Anna Maria Bridal

1094 Highlands Rd, Franklin NC 28734



@annamariabridal on Facebook and Instagram.

This bridal dress shop is really convenient if you live near:

Franklin, Sylva, Hayesville, Highlands, Clayton, Bryson City, and Robbinsville


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