The Bridal Experience
Welcome to Adagio Bridal Boutique! We are a bridal boutique based in Peoria, IL., and love everything bridal! We believe that every bride deserves to be the center of attention during her bridal appointment, so we offer private appointments that are usually hosted by the owner herself, Amy! She has worked tirelessly to make sure that her personally-designed bridal collection, Ami Holloway, is accessible to brides with all shapes and budgets! Adagio Bridal Boutique has the ability to mix and match styles from the Ami Holloway Collection and we can completely design a bride’s dream dress from scratch! The possibilities are endless! Call and schedule your appointment today!
‘Adagio’, when translated from Italian, means “with ease”. Finding the perfect wedding gown should be an easy and affordable experience for every bride. No hassles, no worries, just fun! Adagio Bridal Boutique is an appointment-based bridal boutique that specializes in bridal gowns and veils. We also love to promote local alterations specialists to continue to encourage the art of sewing! (We do not have an alterations department in-house.)
Amy, owner and designer, has always had a passion for art, music, and wedding gowns. She decided to combine all of her passions and opened a bridal shop in 2016! From modern to traditional, Amy has designed the gowns in her Ami Holloway collection so all brides can find the perfect gown. Brides also have the option to customize her gowns without breaking their budget! Gowns are available in sizes 4-26 in-store, and Amy has expanded her collection in store to have select styles available in sizes 30-34. Adagio Bridal Boutique’s focus is only on the bride so we only offer bridal gowns, select bridal undergarments, sashes, headpieces, and veils.
Because Amy usually meets with every bride herself, appointments are required to try on gowns. Each appointment is private so every bride gets the time and dedication she deserves! Because Amy can’t be in two places at once, sometimes the boutique will be closed during the week, so appointments must be scheduled in advance. It will also be closed for for major holidays and certain personal days which will be noted on the website in advance.
Upcoming Events and Additional Closure Dates
There are no new events at this time! Bridal busy season is in full swing and we are ready to schedule your private appointment!
Additional boutique closure dates: We always operate by-appointment only so we are not in the boutique everyday and are closed most holidays. Specific days we will not be in the boutique: January 17th (MLK Day).
We are open and taking appointments! Please note some new COVID guidelines to follow:
1) Masks are required as per the Illinois Mask Mandate. All brides and their entourages must bring a mask and wear it properly at all times. We will always wear a mask during your appointment.
2) Appointments are limited to one bride and six guests according to COVID guidelines.
3) All brides MUST have a wedding date and venue booked before scheduling an appointment. This will help us continue to plan our sewing schedules effectively and meet deadlines for dress creations in lieu of any further shutdowns. Because we create custom wedding dress designs, we need you to answer questions we may have about your church modesty standards, glitter clean up fees, rocky/sandy walkways, and other venue specifications. We need to be able to give you the best information about your dress design and any changes you may need to make, so knowing your date and venue won’t change is the best piece of information we can have at your appointment.
With these new guidelines, we are absolutely happy to serve you safely! We can’t wait to meet you and find your dream dress!
Frequently Asked Questions
1) Are you able to just walk in to the bridal shop or do we need an appointment?
Amy, the owner and designer, handles all of the appointments herself, so we only can handle one bride at a time. Because of COVID, we are operating specifically by-appointment only. We ask all appointments be scheduled at least 48 hours in advance. Walk-ins are not available.
2) How long does it take to get a dress in and what is your pricing?
The Ami Holloway Collection arrives 2-4 months from order date depending customizations and shipping schedules; Pollardi dresses arrive in 4-5 months.
Pricing: $799.99-$1500.00. Customizations fees: $50-$150.
3) You make custom designs. Can I bring in a picture of a dress and have it made?
We protect the integrity of other designers and DO NOT copy dresses from photographs. We have different fabrics and dress patterns. If you bring in a picture of a dress, we will discuss the details you like about it and incorporate those details into a dress from our line. We customize, we don’t copy.
4) What can I expect from my appointment? What should I bring?
All appointments are completely private and held with the owner/designer herself! This is what makes us different than other boutiques! Appointments are an hour and a half to two hours in length depending on the day of the week. You are free to walk through all of the gowns and pick what you would like to try on, so bring ideas/pictures of wedding dresses that you have found so we know where to start! Make sure to wear undergarments (it is requirement for sanitation purposes), specifically we recommend a strapless bra to really get an idea of necklines and open backs. If you plan on wearing a heel for your wedding, bring the highest possible heel that you think you would wear. We can customize the length of most of our dresses when they are ordered, so it is important to know your heel height. If you wear flats for your appointment and then choose to wear heels for your wedding, your dress will be too short, so always bring the highest possible heel to the appointment. You can shorten a wedding gown hem, you can’t lengthen it.
5) Do you have an alterations department?
We do not offer alterations in-house. We have recommendations for alterations experts in the local community, many of which have their own studios. We like to promote locally!!! Each seamstress sets her own pricing and has reasonable pricing within the bridal community.
6) Do you offer bridesmaid dresses?
We do not offer bridesmaid dresses at this time. We hope to someday in the future!!!
Location & Hours
Monday: By-Appointment Only
Tuesday: By-Appointment Only
Wednesday: By-Appointment Only
Thursday: By-Appointment Only
Friday: By-Appointment Only
Saturday: By-Appointment Only
Sunday: By-Appointment Only
Closed most holidays and select personal days that will be noted in advance.
Phone: (309) 670-0285
Check out our Facebook and Instagram pages for photos of our gowns and real brides!!!