I had an amazing experience with Karen in her adorable dress shop! She has a curated selection and a good variety of beautiful dresses, there is something for everyone in her store! Initially, I was dreading the process of finding a dress; I was sure that nothing would look good on me. Hers was the first place I went to look, and ended up being the last! I was very nervous and entered her shop with trepidation, but I felt at home immediately. She was such a warm guide through the process, helped me figure out what I liked best and made me comfortable - and I even had a lot of fun and laughed a lot! She took her time with me, and even called me when she got a new dress she thought I might like to see. She wouldn't let me settle on anything - I had a hard time at first because there were so many beautiful dressed. She didn't stop helping me until I found "the one!" And in the end, I couldn't have been happier with my dress. The alterations by her seamstress Marie were perfect, as well, and an easy, one-stop process. My times in her shop were some of my favorite times in the wedding planning process. You won't be disappointed in her honest, kind and thoughtful guidance. It felt amazing to have her on my side leading up to my special day! :)

Becky, Wedding Date: 06/10/2017


A fun and exciting way to shop for your dream bridal gown, special occasion dress and accessories. The options we offer are diverse. We have a great selection of off the rack sample and newly discontinued styles at unbeatable prices in addition to current season, fabulous, couture gowns from Coco Anais, Pearl by Alexia, Macis, Feriani and Franssical. Veils, headpieces, handbags and jewelry are available at deeply discounted prices as well. Look like a million dollars for less than you ever thought possible. Our shop is warm and welcoming and we try to have a range of styles that includes romantic ball gowns to chic and trendy mermaids to fabulous destination gowns. Alterations are available. Somerville has lots of wedding vendors and is convenient to many major highways. The train from Manhattan stops one block from Isabelle's. It's worth the trip - from anywhere!!!!


Dress & Attire - Frequently Asked Questions
Who do you provide services for?
Bride, Bridesmaids, Flower Girls, Mother of the Bride, Mother of the Groom
Which of the following services do you provide??
Alterations, Sample Sales
Which of the following items do you offer?
Bridal Belts, Bridal Gowns, Formal Gowns, Garters, Hair Accessories, Jewelry, Plus Size Gowns, Sample Gowns, Veils
How often do you receive new bridal gowns?
Business Info
What types of events do you service?
Bar / Bat Mitzvahs, Christenings, Debutante Balls, Eco-Friendly / Green Weddings, Engagement Parties, Holiday Parties, LGBTQ Weddings / Ceremonies, Proms, Quinceaneras, Sweet 16s

68 Reviews

Caitlin, Wedding Date: 01/07/2018
Quality of Service: 5.0 Responsiveness: 5.0 Professionalism: 5.0 Value: 5.0 Flexibility: 5.0

Absolutely wonderful owner and so caring and helpful!

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Christine, Wedding Date: 12/31/2017
Quality of Service: 4.5 Responsiveness: 4.5 Professionalism: 4.5 Value: 5.0 Flexibility: 5.0

I absolutely loved my wedding gown from Isabelle's. It was so unique and I got so many compliments. It was important to me to not look like everyone else, so finding a unique dress was a priority. I found something that suited the season and venue perfectly. I had the flexibility to add beads/sparkly sequins to my dress which made it even more perfect and Karen worked to get that at a reasonable price for me. My dress was beautiful AND comfortable, my veil was gorgeous and my fittings were easy-peasy! Karen is super nice and willing to work within your budget. Overall, I'm very satisfied I went to get my dress here.

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Jeanne, Wedding Date: 08/18/2017
Quality of Service: 5.0 Responsiveness: 5.0 Professionalism: 5.0 Value: 5.0 Flexibility: 5.0

Isabelle's is a small, cozy shop where you're treated like family. I visited a few shops for a Mother-of-the-Groom dress, but Isabelle's is the one I kept returning to. Karen, the owner, helped me find what ended up being the perfect dress. When i didn't like the neckline, she had me meet with her seamstress (Maria, who does beautiful work), and Maria customized the off-the-rack dress, with a beautiful end result. When I wanted a necklace to match some beautiful earrings that i purchased at Isabelle's, Karen made a few phone calls to get the vendor to make me one in my price range. Where else can you get attention like that?

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Lisa, Wedding Date: 06/17/2017
Quality of Service: 5.0 Responsiveness: 5.0 Professionalism: 5.0 Value: 5.0 Flexibility: 5.0

I'm so glad my friend referred me to Isabelle's! Karen is so easy to work with and really put me at ease finding the perfect dress. I recommend everyone visit her shop!

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