Joan Gilbert Bride
Joan Gilbert Bride - San Francisco

Joan Gilbert Bride

This is the about page describing the wedding gown designer and the atelier housing her wedding gown collection.


Joan Gilbert Bride offers an exclusive collection of Le Spose di Gio gowns and other select European designs for your personal viewing. "By appointment only" means you are the only bride in the room and all of Joan's attention is on you. In the quiet light of her private atelier, French antiques, fine art, and architectural elements reflect Joan's designer vision that every dress be unique and extraordinary.

Legend among San Francisco‚Äôs wedding dress couturiers, designer Joan Gilbert curates one of the Bay Area's most sought-after collections of sophisticated designs by Le Spose de Gio, Peter Langner, and Amarildine. She is the exclusive retailer for Le Spose de Gio in California. 

Influenced by world travel and a life among the arts, Joan has an eye for unique style, exquisite fabric, and quality composition. As your wedding dress designer, Joan helps you select the most flattering gown for your individuality and fits it with a flair that sets you apart. She works with design houses in Paris and Italy to produce your unique, made-to-measure creation.

Named by Town and Country Bride as one of the best bridal ateliers in San Francisco and featured in the San Francisco Chronicle, Joan Gilbert Bride has become San Francisco's standard of elegance in bridal gowns.

While bridal shops have come and gone in San Francisco over the years, Joan's mastery of fashion design has continued to serve the cultivated taste and polished style of the worldly bride.