Wall Street Journal - Why Wedding Dresses Are So Expensive

The True Cost of a Wedding Dress

Wedding dresses can cost thousands of dollars and it's not only the production cost that drives up the price. In today's Wall Street Journal feature, San Francisco wedding gown designer Trish Lee offers her expert advice as WSJ's Monika Vosough reports on why bridal designers can sell their gowns at high markups. 

Racked SF recognizes Trish Lee in San Francisco's Top Six Wedding Dress Spots

The Six Best Spots in San Francisco for Custom Wedding Gowns

#5 Bay Area native Trish Lee designs and produces her gorgeous bespoke wedding gowns right here in San Francisco. Inspired by vintage silhouettes of the 1920s, 1930s, and 1940s, Lee's designs focus on non-strapless wedding gowns. Prices range from $2,000 to $4,000.

Photo: Atelier des Modistes

Photo: Atelier des Modistes