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Dress & Attire in Alexandria,
(703) 838-9282

About Us

Elegance by Roya Bridal Atelier is a bridal shop dress and attire shop in the greater Washington, D.C. area. This bridal boutique carries designer gowns and allows couples to work directly with dress designers for a style that fits their needs and personal style. This shop has two Northern Virginia locations, one in Alexandria and one in Tysons Corner, allowing couples from Maryland, Washington, D.C., and Virginia to shop for their dream dress.

Store founder Roya Hashimi found her passion for fashion and design at the age of 16. Following high school, she studied fashion design intensely for seven years at the Hamburg Fashion Design School in Germany. After returning to the United States, she put her newfound knowledge to good use and opened Elegance by Roya Bridal Atelier specializing in bridal and formal evening wear.

Services Offered
Couples can explore this bridal boutique by appointment only. There, they will find sample sales, trunk shows, and alterations. This shop has a wide range of styles and products for brides, with new inventory coming into the store weekly. The dress and attire items found at the this boutique include:

  • Bridal belts
  • Bridal gowns
  • Hair accessories
  • Jewelry
  • Plus-size gowns
  • Replicas
  • Sample gowns
  • Veils


5 out of 5
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  • I walked by EBR on my back from another (disappointing) bridal shop in Old Town Alexandria. Though they don't take walk-ins, I ended up making an appointment, not really expecting much. But after working with Kristine at the Old Town Alexandria location and Mariam at the Tysons Corner location, I've been really impressed! Both locations have a posh feel while still being very welcoming, and each has a wide selection of gowns at various price points. What I really loved about EBR, though, is how thoughtful, focused, and professional the stylists are -- which is not something I've experienced at the handful of other boutiques I visited. Both Kristine and Mariam took the time to talk to me about what I was looking for, what I liked and didn't like about gowns I tried on, and after listening to my feedback, they were able to verbalize what I wanted even when I couldn't myself. They also made really apt suggestions based on my responses, responded to all my emails timely, and didn't pr... Read more

    responded with the following comments.

    Hi Joyce, Thank you from the bottom of our hearts for your kind words and taking the time to write us such a beautiful review. We are so happy to here that you had such wonderful experiences at both our Old Town, Alexandria and Tysons Corner location. We are so excited to be apart of your wedding planning process! Thank you again, Joyce!

    Frequently Asked Questions about Dress

    What are your price ranges for full-priced wedding gowns?

    $1,000 - $2,499, $2,500 - $3,999, $4,000 - $6,499, $6,500 - $7,999

    How do you price dress alterations?

    By Piece

    Who do you provide services for?


    Which of the following services do you provide?

    Alterations, Appointments Only, Sample Sales, Trunk Shows

    Which of the following items do you offer?

    Bridal Belts, Bridal Gowns, Dress Replicas, Hair Accessories, Jewelry, Plus Size Gowns, Sample Gowns, Veils

    What is the average turnaround time for a bridal gown?

    6-8 months

    How often do you receive new bridal gowns?


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