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The Bridal Connections offers the perfect finishing touches to complete your dream look for your wedding. From elegant veils and shoes, to stunning belts and breathtaking jewelry pieces, we have something to fit every bride's style!

​We also have matching jewelry perfect for your bridesmaids and adorable hair pieces for your flower girl.

Need a gift for the bride-to-be? The Bridal Connection has a wide of variety of items perfect for the bride! From comfortable shoes and good luck charms, to gifts to help make her day run smoother, we have something for every bride!

Don't forget about your bridal party! We offer a large selection of gifts for your bridesmaids and groomsmen.

The Bridal Connection has partnered with Wedding Gown Preservation Co. to offer our brides the opportunity to preserve their gowns. Established in 1913, they pride themselves on the highest standard of quality and care of bridal gowns in cleaning and preservation.


Des Moines & Ankeny, IA

Established 1982

Formal Wear and Prom Gowns

The Bridal Connection has teamed up with Carlson Craft to offer you exclusive deals on your wedding invitations. They have you covered for all you wedding needs; from save the dates and invitations, to flower girl baskets, aisle runners and reception decorations. Carlson Craft also has a new Disney line, great for your fairy tale wedding!

Carlson Craft offers more than just wedding. They have cards for holiday, baby, graduation, stationery & business greetings and parties & celebrations. Whatever you're looking for, Carlson Craft is the place to look.

Wedding Dresses, Bridesmaids

Appointments | Call 515.964.5683

708 N Ankeny Blvd, Ankeny, IA 50023

Dress Preservation