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The Premier Bridal Boutique of Lake Norman & Charlotte, Classic Bride & Formals is a full service Bridal and Special Occasion house located in Cornelius, NC, only 15 minutes north of Charlotte – Exit 28 off I-77.

When it comes to your style, it’s important you get expert advice. Owner, Phaedra (Mrs. US Continental 2021, Mrs. North Carolina America 2019 & a 2 time breast cancer survivor) is excited to offer her hand picked selection of bridal gowns, bridesmaid dresses, mother’s dresses, flower girl’s, shoes and accessories; as well as, special occasion dresses. We take great care to ensure all your wishes are addressed with attention to detail. We also inject a bit of our own creativity into the process, to help you find the perfect attire.

Our selection features innovative designer couture workmanship from top designers around the globe at inviting prices; with warm, friendly, and personable service in an intimate, relaxing environment. We will meet and go beyond your expectations, whether they include a special order gown or a custom designed dream dress.

When you say, YES to your dress at Classic Bride & Formals you are helping to provide a free mammogram to a lady in need with The National Breast Cancer Foundation, Inc. We believe in giving back and paying it forward! We also partner with Brides Against Breast Cancer to giveaway FREE wedding gowns.

We are passionate about fashion and strive to uphold this attitude every day with the hottest new styles; we offer you more than just the latest – we offer you the Best! Winner of “the knot Best of Weddings” and Wedding Wire’s Bridal Choice twelve years running (2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 & 2022). ​​​​​​​​​​

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