Beauty by Design | Minneapolis Handmade Bridal | Wedding Dresses
Handmade Bridal and Formal Wear


Beauty by Design offers personalized attention in a selecting or creating one-of-a-kind formal wear. We offer bridal alterations and custom clothing design and creation.




Custom Design

Beauty by Design is proud to offer custom made gowns, formal wear, and clothing of any kind.   The consultation process includes a drawing of the garment, cost estimation, and taking measurements to perfect style and fit.  Each garment is produced in-house to ensure so each guest’s design is brought to life in a timely manner.


Beauty by Design offers in-house alterations on any bridal gown and formal wear dress whether or not you purchased it from us.  Alterations from Beauty by Design aren't limited to fit.  We work with each guest to customize their dresses to fit their style. 


Vintage repurposing and up-cycling garments to create something that suits each guest is also offered at Beauty by Design.  Creating a christening dress from a loved one’s wedding gown or updating an old garment into something suitable for everyday wear are all in the realm of possibility at Beauty by Design.


Deborah at the RAW: artist fashion show


We offer pressing and steaming so your dress is in mint condition for each guest’s wedding or big event.  A complementary bag for your dress and assistance getting the gown out of the studio is provided for guests.

The Dressing Room

The Dressing Room at Beauty by Design is a space for gathering before big events, hosting showers, preparing for a night out on the town, getting ready for prom and everything in between. We believe having an open, clean and relaxing space makes getting ready easy and fun for everyone. Click here for more info.