the team





Admired by many, Brides by Donna Rae is led by Donna Rae Dawson. Donna’s vivacious outgoing personality ensures customer service is at the heart of the experience.

Donna’s passion to help every bride feel the best she possibly can on her wedding day is unrivalled, as is her love for dressing up and looking glamorous.   

Supported with a Certificate in Bridal Salon Management, Donna’s attention to detail guarantees you a dress that will be the showpiece of your wedding.

 Donna is so very passionate about creating THE VERY BEST bridal experience in New Zealand, she has added another superstar to the team. Meet Courtney. Courtney comes from a retail customer service background where she is well known for her beautiful infectious smile, her kind and friendly nature and her genuine enthusiasm for helping people.

I can’t thank Courtney enough, She was amazing!
She really listened to what I was after, she made me feel really comfortable and even though I was really indecisive she never once made me feel like I was a pain. She made the whole experience really enjoyable!

Brides by Donna Rae, The Bridal Mecca of NZ, proudly serves brides from all over the country from their elegantly appointed, inner-city store, based in Invercargill.

Visiting Brides by Donna Rae is a complete experience, not just for brides but for anyone who appreciates beautiful gowns and equally beautiful surroundings.

There’s only one way to experience this glamorous boutique and that’s in real life. Click the “Book” tab below to make your bridal appointment.

We would love to see you x