Weddings

Helen's Bridal and Evening Wear

Barrie, Ontario View map

About

Bridal gowns and evening wear are available at Helen’s Bridal, which has served Barrie and the surrounding areas for more than 20 years. The staff is experienced and professional while being kind and friendly. In addition, they know their products intimately and can give you wonderful customer service from the time you walk in the door for your first visit until you leave with your wedding dress.

Designs offered

Many gowns are provided by well-known bridal designers such as Maggie Sottero, Sottero and Midgley, Mikaella, Allure, and White One by Pronovias. In addition, attire is available for bridesmaids, flower girls, mother of the bride and mother of the groom.

Accessories offered

Hair accessories are available for brides. In addition, veils are offered. If you want something that is compatible for your hairdo on the wedding day, they can help you find that veil.

How they work

Appointments are preferred on Saturdays and Sundays. Walk in's are welcome, but appointments always take precedence. An appointment typically takes an hour to an hour and a half and can accept up to six guests with the bride. Sample dresses are provided as well.

Highlights

Clientele

Bride, bridesmaids, flower girls, mother of the bride, mother of the groom

Services

Alterations, trunk shows

Items Offered

Bridal belts, bridal gowns, garters, hair accessories, jewellery, plus size gowns, sample gowns, undergarments, veils

Bridal Gowns

Under $500, $500 - $999, $1000 - $2499

More information

What is the average turnaround time for a bridal gown?

6 - 8 months

How often do you receive new bridal gowns?

Seasonally

What is your return policy?

Final sale

How do you price dress alterations?

By piece

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  • Kezia
    Kezia M. Getting married on 28/05/2022
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    I Felt Great!

    Rebecca was my consultant, and she was absolutely phenomenal. We tried on so many dresses of many variations. The appointment felt like meeting up with friends, though I had just met the women working. I highly recommend it!
  • Nicole
    Nicole Married on 02/10/2021
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    Amazing service and selection

    What an incredible experience. The staff is kind and knowledgeable. The dress selection was great. They really make you feel welcome and special. The seamstress Stacey is an absolute miracle worker and is just the absolute best to work with.

    Helen's Bridal and Evening Wear's reply:

    Thank you so much for your kind words Nicole! It was a pleasure helping you find your dream dress! I hope you had a perfect wedding day. And we couldn't agree more, Stacey IS the BEST!
  • Jennifer
    Jennifer Married on 28/08/2021
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    Said Yes to the Dress!

    This was such an amazing experience! Rebecca was professional, friendly, easy going and made excellent suggestions. I would highly recommend booking a time to try dresses on, as I said yes to the dress!
  • Jayden
    Jayden R. Married on 19/10/2019
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    Amazing experience

    My dress was a perfect selection and was praised constantly
  • Alysha
    Alysha S. Married on 18/10/2019
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    Great service

    When I was going to dress shop for my dress I was always concerned about how I looked, Helen’s bridal made me feel beautiful and were honest with me.
  • Sarah
    Sarah C. Married on 25/05/2019
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    Wedding Dress and Alterations

    Trying dresses at this salon was very easy and Stacey in alterations was just fantastic.
  • Kara
    Kara J. Married on 19/01/2019
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    Amazing Experience

    Everyone at Helen’s Bridal was fantastic. Helpful, and efficient. Made dress shopping an absolute pleasure

    Helen's Bridal and Evening Wear's reply:

    Dear Kara!
    Thank you so much for your kind words, we are so happy you had a good experience in our store :)
  • Richelle
    Richelle Married on 28/09/2018
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    Exceptional Service & Atmosphere

    Out of all the bridal shops visited, my ladies and I felt the most comfortable at Helen's Bridal. They exceeded all of our expectations.
    The selection is on par with some of the larger bridal stores in Toronto, and if they don’t have what you are looking for will work with you to find alternatives or get your style in from the designer. They helped me feel comftorable and made sure I was confident in my decision. I never felt pressured or rushed. As well, their seamstress Stacey, is a miracle worker.
    Thank you!!

    Helen's Bridal and Evening Wear's reply:

    Richelle, thank you so much for taking your time to write such a nice review, it means a lot for us. It made our day here at Helen's Bridal! You looked gorgeous in your gown, we were honored to be part of your wedding experience.
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    Jessi C. Married on 04/11/2017
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    Helen’s Bridal is the best bridal shop by far. I will forever recommend Helen’s because you will not find better service or friendlier people who love their job anywhere else. And the range and selection of dresses is phenomenal as well as their prices.

    Helen's Bridal and Evening Wear's reply:

    Hi Jessi,

    Thank you so much for your kind words. It was an absolute pleasure working with you. We are so happy that you were happy with your beautiful dress on your wedding day. All the best!
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    Tracy M. Married on 11/09/2021
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    A wonderful, memorable experience!

    I was a little nervous choosing a dress for my second marriage however it turned into a wonderful, memorable experience!
    Maxine was just so wonderful. She helped me to choose THE PERFECT wedding gown!

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  • Jessie & Ben
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520 Bryn Drive Unit 9 L4N 9P6 Barrie (Ontario)

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