Whether you’re looking for a one-of-kind bridal experience, having trouble finding your dream wedding dress, or want a dress that expresses your individuality, custom dress designers are the perfect solution! Choosing a custom gown not only ensures that your dress will be unique and created in your vision but also enhances your experience as a bride.
Below are 12 black custom dress designers you should consider for your big day. Not only are they all talented, passionate, and amazing at what they do, but they also provide excellent service and ensure that every bride in their care will look absolutely stunning on their wedding day.
Kosibah designs figure-enhancing, elegant, couture bridal gowns that are designed and crafted with the utmost attention to detail. Yemi Osunkoya, the designer behind Kosibah, offers in-person and virtual bridal consultations to discuss design options and your bridal gown vision.
Keeping religious requirements, venue, wedding theme, and other determining factors in mind, Yemi and the team at Kosibah ensure exceptional quality service all while turning your dream dress into a reality. Kosibah also produces made-to-order and ready-to-wear gowns.
Brides By NoNA
Brides by NoNA, located in Atlanta Georgia, specializes in unique, highly embellished couture gowns. From your first consultation to your last fitting, Brides by NoNA ensures not only a high-quality product and design but also a high-quality experience.
Designer Nneka C. Alexander focuses on giving brides an experience where their choice and wants are a priority and seeks to help brides express themselves completely.
If you can think it, we can make it!
Laury Bride’s chic, minimalistic concepts combine fashion-forward, stylish designs with classic feminine touches, creating bold, yet classy and elegant gowns. Each dress is designed and crafted to enhance each individual bride’s beauty. Bringing style and elegance into each gown, designer Laurie considers each bride’s personal style and desired level of comfort.
As the designer, I create custom bridal designs that exemplify classic boldness with a stylish edge, captivating the ultimate feminine energy.
Laury Bride also features a ready-to-wear collection.
Lawrencia Bridal Couture
Lawrencia Bridal Couture provides luxurious, fashion-forward designs for brides wanting to make a statement on their wedding day. Lawrencia Bridal celebrates the female figure, designing gowns and accessories that highlight a woman’s best features. The designer behind Lawrencia Bridal takes pride in making brides look and feel beautiful on their wedding day.
For all of my style-conscious, trendsetting brides who want a one-of-a-kind WOW LOOK on their wedding day, I look forward to bringing your bridal gown vision to life!
Viviane Valerius Bridal
Founded by Haitian designer, Viviane Valerius, Viviane Valerius Bridal creates timeless, unique, and whimsical custom couture bridal gowns, blending modern silhouettes with gorgeous texture and details.
We strive to create for the leading woman, one that combines grace with power while retaining a strong sense of femininity. Something we say to each one of our brides is, your dress reflects who you are on this special day, and we want to take our time to bring your vision to life beautifully.
elleNelle Bridal in Nashville designs contemporary, sleek, and high fashion bridal gowns with unique silhouettes and details. They’re accustomed to working with brides from all over the US and internationally and provide excellent, quality service.
Designer, Leah Nicole Langley-McClean, began working in bridal in 2015 after unsatisfactory and disappointing appointments shopping for a bridal gown. She decided the best thing she could do was to design and create a couture gown of her own. Since that moment she has kept designing custom bridal wear, designed completely with the bride in mind.
You make the rules, we make the dress!
Amelia Symone Couture Bridal & Evening Wear
Amelia Symone designs couture bridal and evening wear, in addition to custom gowns for bridal parties. They provide exceptional service, offering both in-person and virtual appointments to suit their clients’ needs.
Designer, Symone Gaither, opened Amelia Symone in Hanover Township, PA in December of 2020. She is passionate about designing and lives for the moment when a bride looks in the mirror and says, “yes!”.
Jaye Applewaite Bridal
Jaye Applewaite, located in St. James, Barbados, designs bespoke wedding dresses with beautiful luxury fabrics, lace, and intricate beadwork and details. Inspired by destination weddings, Jaye creates wedding gowns that are effortless, feminine, and romantic.
Jaye ensures that she provides brides with their perfect wedding dress, that reflects their style, emotions, and overall vision for their wedding day.
GIA Bridal specializes in luxury, handcrafted wedding dresses with gorgeous beading, as well as traditional Nigerian wedding attire. They also offer ready-to-wear gowns and rental services. All of their dresses are made with built-in support so brides don’t have to worry about dealing with a strapless bra.
Lynda Seide, the designer behind House of Seide, has over 15 years of experience in high fashion and designs with high attention to detail for each bride. Each gown is unique and created to showcase the brides’ best features.
All of our gowns are one of a kind and made unique for each bride.
Kimaya Mcpherson Bridal
Inspired by the nature, textures, and colors of island life, designer Kimaya McPherson creates custom designs to inspire women to feel fierce, confident, feminine, and alluring. Kimaya’s passion for her craft can be seen in each of her unique, custom pieces.
Travian Vann Bridal
Located in Hampton, Virginia, Travian Vann Bridal believes each bride has a unique identity. They handcraft all of their gowns on location and take the time to get to know each bride, their likes, and dislikes so that they can create the perfect design. Designer Travian Vann seeks to take the stress away from brides and provide them with the gown of their dreams.
From saying YES TO THE SKETCH to YES to your Spouse, Travian Vann is there from beginning til the end.
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