Alice’s Story
Alice Padrul - handmade bridal gowns bridal couture
Alice Padrul is an award winning bridal couture and has been featured in dozens of print magazines, online bridal sites like The Knot, Chicago Social Brides, CBS Chicago, People Magazine and more!Alice was born in Moscow, Russia where she attended the Moscow Textile Institute. To pursue her passion for creating beautifully handcrafted garments, she relocated to Chicago, where she enrolled in the prestigious School of the Art Institute. Upon receiving her degree in fashion design, Alice worked with several high-end designers and it was during this time that Alice realized her passion was special occasion gowns.In 1983, Alice Padrul founded her own gown company which sold to five major department stores and three hundred specialty stores around the world. Alice naturally transitioned into bridal, and in 2004 launched her signature bridal collection, bringing the highest standards of European training and workmanship, a unique style and vision, and special attention to intricate details.chicago bridal couture

The Alice Padrul Bridal Collection

Picking out your wedding dress is an intimate experience. With that in mind, Alice opened her beautiful Bridal Salon in the West Loop neighborhood of Chicago, where she can meet personally and comfortably with brides. Whether it be a custom dress or a style from our bridal collection, every wedding dress is hand crafted on site, where Alice oversees the production. At Alice Padrul, modern, sophisticated wedding gowns are the standard, with a silhouette to compliment every style of bride. Not only do we carry the complete Bridal Collection of ready-to-wear wedding dresses in the studio, but a bride can also make an appointment with the designer to create a one-of-a-kind wedding dress, the gown of her dreams!