SANDRA D’S BRIDAL BOUTIQUE | About us


Since 1989, Sandra D’s Bridal Boutique has helped brides and grooms create the wedding of their dreams. The boutique began providing dresses for all aspects of weddings, prom, or special events. Later on, the boutique added men’s formal wear and became truly a full-service boutique. Throughout the stores’ history, alterations have been offered by Sandra, the owner. We strive to provide you the friendly, personal service for that “boutique experience” you deserve.

Sandra Budewitz

Sandra always dreamed of owning her own business one day and in June of 1989, she opened the doors of Sandra D’s Bridal Boutique. She hoped to fill a need for a full-service bridal boutique in the Watertown area and 30 years later, she feels she has. At a very young age, her mother gave her the gift of sewing. Early on, she began doing alterations for friends and family and in 1985 earned an Associate Degree in Clothing and Textiles. Sandra enjoys connecting with her customers during the fitting process. “I love hearing the stories from each bride about her wedding plans – each one is different and exciting!”

Weddings have evolved in the past 30 years and Sandra now sees the desire for brides to experience a “boutique experience”. “We want to provide a memorable experience for such an important time in their lives.”
When Sandra isn’t busy being hands-on at Sandra D’s Bridal Boutique, you will find her spending time with her husband, volunteering at events in the community or working on creating new events for the downtown as part of the Main St. Program.

What is your favorite style/designer? I like the lines of the fit and flare style. I also like the switch to gowns with straps as it allows for details on the back to be featured.

What do you like about working in a bridal store? I look forward to attending the National Bridal Market in Chicago each year to see what new and exciting things we can bring back and share with our customers.

I love what I do and I enjoy helping people find their perfect style and then being able to make it their own through the alterations process is very rewarding!

 

Emily Boyd

Emily became a stylist at Sandra D’s Bridal Boutique in 2012. Her favorite part about working at the boutique is educating and connecting with brides, rather than just selling them a dress. She also loves attending bridal conferences to learn about upcoming trends in the wedding industry. When Emily’s not dreaming about weddings, you’ll find her spending time with family and friends and traveling.

Audrey Boyd

Audrey joined the team in 2018 and fell in love with all things wedding. She enjoys being a stylist at Sandra D’s Bridal Boutique because she likes seeing brides, bridesmaids, and mothers’ reactions when they find the dress of their dreams. When she’s not working at the boutique, she enjoys spending time outdoors and shopping with friends.

Susan Budewitz

Susan has been on the Sandra D’s Bridal Boutique team since 2005. She loves being a stylist because she likes hearing where brides are from and what their wedding day is going to be like. When Susan isn’t at the boutique, you’ll  find her reading and walking her dogs.

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Sandra D's Bridal Boutique
4.2
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Alyssa Kaul
Alyssa Kaul
03:28 15 Aug 19
My friend is the biggest procrastinator you'll ever meet lol. She waited until 4 days before her wedding day to pick a... dress. I called ahead and spoke to the owner (forgot her name 😪) and asked for her to set aside a few dresses in my friends size because we only had a maybe an hour and a half to shop...the owner was ready with dresses as soon as we arrived and was so helpful in helping the bride choose her accessories. Thank you for such amazing service and attention!read more
Bonnie Schnulle
Bonnie Schnulle
21:18 29 Jun 19
Very nice
Krazy Stylez
Krazy Stylez
22:06 26 Jun 19
The place to rent tuxedos!
Linda Jahn
Linda Jahn
22:09 02 May 19
Great service. Very will to help. I recommend this place for any occasion requiring formal wear. I bought my wedding... and bridesmaids dresses here. Do all tux rentals here too. My veil, tiara and jewelry was purchase here too.read more
Shannon Yager
Shannon Yager
19:08 16 Apr 19
Tux and wedding dress rentals
Stacy Woods
Stacy Woods
19:41 02 Aug 17
My son had decided last minute to go to prom and when I called to ask if he would be able to still order a tux they... were so helpful and kind. Not to mention his tux came a day early. Love this place!!!read more
Stephanie Ingebrigtson
Stephanie Ingebrigtson
20:54 13 Jul 17
I have been getting dresses and alterations from Sandy for over 20 years! She does a wonderful job and I wouldn't go... any where else. I just picked up my wedding dress and it's beautiful!!! Getting married out of state and so glad I came back home to get my dress. Thank you Sandy!!!💗read more
Love Hurts
Love Hurts
14:56 14 Jun 17
Sandra always has a smile on her face. Eager to help even when it might not benefit her directly. You just don't find... that anymore. We'll always return to her first for prom dresses, evening wear and eventually bridal. read more
Dom
Dom
23:02 09 Feb 16
So so angry about my experience here. I brought in my prom dress hoping that she would be able to do (what I thought)... was a simply alteration. Turns out it would be "too much work" and would cost at least "$150." Not to mention the question of "why did you buy a dress that wasn't exactly your size." Sorry, but I'll take my business elsewhere. read more
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Testimonials

“I bought my dress & received my alterations at Sandra D’s. Their customer service goes above and beyond through the whole process. I was always very comfortable and they always answered all of my questions. Her prices are more than reasonable, especially for the alterations. I would highly recommend her to anyone.”


“Sandy and team are amazing. Emily helped me find my dress and was so fun to work with. I gave her what I was looking for and a budget and she pulled so many options. It was hard to pick. But I found the dress that I fell in love with! We got our bridesmaids dresses from Sandra D’s as well. They were originally Alfred Angelo dresses, and when Alfred Angelo closed, Sandy was so accommodating and helped us find different dresses for the bridesmaid.

She kept in constant contact with me, updating me on the status of the dresses and made sure we would have them in time for any alterations before the wedding. The bridesmaids loved their dresses. We also rented a couple suits. They were great, and Sandy was able to make some last minute sizing changes as well, which was awesome.

I would highly recommend Sandra D’s to anyone looking for wedding or bridesmaids dresses, or looking to rent suits. Everyone there is a pleasure to work with and Sandy does an amazing job altering and making sure the dress fits perfectly.”

 

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