One of the earliest online retailers, this company continues to offer popular styles from modest formal and bridal dress manufacturers. The provided link leads to a list of all the collections, both modest and strapless. A seamstress who specializes in building up necklines and adding sleeves works with the store by referral. Go directly to the exclusively modest collection for dresses that are already altered for modesty.
This website is an advertising hub for private sellers and buyers of used, modest formal and bridal gowns. The items listed for sale meet a strict standard of modesty that would appeal to many groups in addition to the LDS community to which this service is targeted. Dresses must have at least a cap sleeve and no high slits, low backs or necklines. Hems must at least reach the knee.
This primary website along with a corresponding site, Angell's Originals, displays formal and bridal styles stocked at a retail store location in Salt Lake City, Utah. Though the store and the websites do not feature exclusively modest gowns, many modest options are available and may be ordered by phone as well as through personalized fittings in the store.
Unforgettable is Bonny's plus size bridal collection, and this is not an intentionally modest line, but a few dresses with sleeves are offered. Bonny's modest collection, Bliss, offers many more sleeved styles than Unforgettable, and sizes in Bliss go up to 32, so be sure to shop both collections. House of Brides stocks both the Unforgettable and Bliss lines and is one of the largest online bridal retailers in the world.
An extension of the Boulevard Bridal and Prom retail store, the Totally Modest website offers a deep selection of gowns from modest brands such as Bliss by Bonnie and Allure Modest Collection. Inquiries are accepted via the company's contact form or by emailing directly, totallymodest at gmail dot com. If you don't receive a reply within 24 hours on business days, the company asks that you check your spam folder or call 435.628.9223 in the United States.
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