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Discover the difference of bridal and fashion sophistication – “Affordable, Classic & Unique” – new wedding dresses under $3,000 and designer last dresses $99 and $500 at Classic Bride + cb boutique, centrally located in Cornelius, NC, a mere 15-minute drive north of Charlotte at Exit 28 off I-77. As the leading Premier Bridal & Clothing Boutique in Lake Norman, Charlotte, and the surrounding areas, we bring you a distinctive and friendly shopping experience.

Our boutique proudly showcases a collection that transcends borders, featuring high-quality yet affordable wedding gowns sourced globally, alongside exclusive custom designs by the local talent meagankelly Designs. Elevating beyond weddings, we present an enchanting array of special occasion dresses, coupled with a delightful selection of super cute clothing and accessories suitable for any event.

Indulge in an exclusive experience within our private suites, where one-on-one consulting seamlessly blends with a pressure-free environment. Our approachable and knowledgeable staff sets the stage for a serene atmosphere. Savor the moment with a glass of sparkling champagne, mimosa, coffee, or refreshing aqua, as you handpick your wedding suite music and embark on the journey to find your dream wedding gown.

Guiding your style voyage is our esteemed owner, Phaedra, a former Mrs. South Carolina International 2023, Mrs. US Continental 2021, Mrs. North Carolina America 2019, and a resilient Two-Time Breast Cancer Survivor. Phaedra personally curates an exclusive selection of wedding gowns, accessories, and everyday super cute clothing. Our collection is a testament to couture workmanship from top designers worldwide, offered at inviting prices with warm, friendly service in an intimate, relaxing environment.

Classic Bride surpasses expectations by offering exclusive gown orders and crafting custom one-of-a-kind wedding gowns. We meticulously ensure your vision unfolds with precision, infusing our own touch of creativity to perfect your attire, be it for a wedding, a glamorous occasion, date night, or a bachelor party.

Our array of services includes complimentary gown storage until alterations, steaming, a gown bag, enticing sample sales, captivating trunk shows, and exclusive discounts for our CB boutique.

Saying ‘YES’ to your dress at Classic Bride not only marks a joyous occasion but also extends hope to a breast cancer survivor through our Healing with HOPE boxes initiative. We believe in giving back and paying it forward by partnering with Brides Against Breast Cancer, offering free wedding gowns to those in need.

Our passion for fashion is evident in our daily commitment to the latest styles, promising you more than just trends – we offer you the Best! Celebrated as the proud recipient of "The Knot Best of Weddings" and Wedding Wire's Bridal Choice Award for fourteen consecutive years (2011-2024).

the knot 2022
BOW 2021
Wedding Rule 2021
Best of Weddings 2020
2015 best of the knot
wedding wire 100
Wedding Wire 2016
wedding wire 2015
wedding wire 2014
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