The Best Episodes of Say Yes to the Dress

There are so many good episodes of Say Yes to the Dress, but which ones really stand out? Do you like "It's My Wedding, But Don't Tell the Bridesmaid" the best, or is "In My Opinion" your favorite episode of Say Yes to the Dress? To determine once and for all what the best episodes of Say Yes to the Dress are, let's rank every Say Yes to the Dress episode from best to worst. This show is not serialized in any way, so you can watch any episode you want without missing any vital information.

Say Yes to the Dress is an American reality TV series following the day-to-day operations of Kleinfeld Bridal in New York City, co-owned by Mara Urshel and Ronald "Ronnie" Rothstein. The TLC series, which premiered on October 12, 2007, also follows the decision process for brides as they search for their perfect wedding dress. There have been multiple spinoffs of Say Yes to the Dress, including Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta and the short-lived Ronnie to the Rescue.


Vote up your favorite episodes of Say Yes to the Dress, and downvote any bad episodes that you really didn't enjoy, despite how much you love the series as a whole. It can be painful to put one Say Yes to the Dress episode over the other when there are so many good ones, which is why you can vote on however many episodes you like.

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  • Daddy's Little Girl

    Daddy's Little Girl

    Season 4 Episode 16: Nicole has flown in on a private jet with her family to go shopping at the salon. Isabel is looking for a classic gown that has an Audrey Hepburn feel to it. 8-months pregnant, Michelle visits alterations to make sure the dress fits her belly.
  • Daddy Knows Best

    Daddy Knows Best

    Season 1 Episode 11: Consultant Claudia needs to prove she can sell. She's been in a slump lately so manager Elise puts her with an "easy" bride. But even with a ringer, the "easy" sale evaporates and puts Claudia on very thin ice. Nicole's people skills are severly tested.
  • I am a bride on a budget

    I am a bride on a budget

    Season 14 Episode 4: Lauren has a $2,000 budget but is in love with a dress that will blow her budget to shreds! Shoshana is a struggling actress, paying for her own dress to complete her special day. Sara is way over budget and has to convince her father it's worth it.
  • When In Doubt, Customize

    When In Doubt, Customize

    Season 12 Episode 2: Host Courtney Cason only wants a Mark Zunino gown, and she gets a huge surprise at Kleinfeld! Zabrina looks for an extravagant ball gown for her Near Year's Eve wedding, and Cheryl is nervous to try on her custom dress because she has never seen it!
  • Top 10 Memorable Moms

    Top 10 Memorable Moms

    Season 103 Episode 8: Bridal expert, Randy Fenoli counts down the top ten most memorable mothers to have swayed their daughters' bridal appointments - for better or worse.
  • Top 10 Budget Busting Brides

    Top 10 Budget Busting Brides

    Season 102 Episode 2: On Say Yes to the Dress, we watch some brides spend big, BIG money on their dresses, or come in with the most outrageous dress requests possible... and in this episode, Randy will countdown the ten wildest, most budget-busting brides he's seen.
  • Bridal Nightmares

    Bridal Nightmares

    Season 1 Episode 6: It's one of those days at the salon where everything seems to be going wrong. The tension amps up, and its up to the managers to make things right. But tensions can run too high when an out of control mother of the bride punches alterations manager Vera.
  • Smother's Day

    Smother's Day

    Season 11 Episode 16: Samantha wants a dress that shows off her tattoo, but mom hates the tattoo and will to anything to keep it covered up! Singer Vanessa needs a 1930’s dress for her jazz-inspired wedding. With only a month to go, Aja’s fitting leaves no margin for error.
  • The Facilitators

    The Facilitators

    Season 7 Episode 9: Bride Tamika has come to the salon accompanied by her wedding planner, her stylist, and some family members. Ashley wants to to look like a princess. Sandra's unusual wedding gown features six layers of rainbow-tulle underneath her tea-length gown.
  • Top 10 Big Budget Brides

    Top 10 Big Budget Brides

    Season 101 Episode 5: In this episode, Randy will guide us through a countdown of the brides that simply must have the best dresses that money can buy, and give us an inside look at the beautiful dresses that break the bank.
  • Top 10 Most Outrageous Bridal Requests

    Top 10 Most Outrageous Bridal Requests

    Season 101 Episode 8: From big time color, to twists focusing wedding themes or the bride's extreme tastes, Randy will take us through the brides with the most outrageous requests, and a look at the dresses that are sure to turn heads.
  • Under Pressure

    Under Pressure

    Season 1 Episode 7: Claudia is back from her two week vacation and is not looking forward to getting back to work, especially now that her sales performance is under the microscope. Her appointment with bride, Amy, starts off well, but the pressure to buy is too much.
  • Secrets and Surprises

    Secrets and Surprises

    Season 6 Episode 8: Niki Ann is a fashion forward bride with shopping experience and a budget of $5,000 or so she thinks. Mom's arrives at Dawn's dressing room with a little present to help make shopping easier. Kristyn plans to wow her wedding guests with her red gown.
  • Sister, Sister

    Sister, Sister

    Season 8 Episode 3: Farmer bride Katie’s stylist sister convinced Katie to ditch her jeans and cowboy boots for a wedding gown for her special day. Courtney’s looking for a flashy ball gown. Jennifer vowed to lose a lot of weight, so she ordered her dress a size too small.
  • Red She Said

    Red She Said

    Season 8 Episode 15: Bride Kelly wants to say I do in her favorite color -RED! Beth never imagined herself getting married, so she wants to be the opposite of traditional by wearing black to her wedding, and Bride Ashley wants to give her guests a gown to remember.
  • Man Tears

    Man Tears

    Season 5 Episode 14: Bride Nancy's dad and Uncle Dave join in and help assist Consultant Diane. Nicole, who has lost 60-pounds, is shopping for her dress with her family, including her dad. Michelle tries on the 'poofy' ball gown that she originally purchased with her father.
  • In the Spotlight

    In the Spotlight

    Season 5 Episode 18: The American Chopper Family is swapping blowtorches for bridal gowns. Bride Rachael is accompanied by her fiancé, Paul Teutul, Jr. to find the perfect gown. Across the fitting room floor, Maria is taking center stage in front of her large bridal party.
  • The Group Calls It

    The Group Calls It

    Season 6 Episode 3: Syndal is on the verge of marrying into New York Yankee royalty. Sarah and company come armed with notepads to help rate each dress she tries on. Danielle has returned to the salon with her vocal family in tow for her first dress fitting.
  • Queen for the Day

    Queen for the Day

    Season 9 Episode 13: Nicole leaves her six month old quadruplets at home while she shops for a gown for her destination wedding. Margo, who lost all her hair due to cancer treatments, comes to the salon to find the perfect dress that makes her feel beautiful - inside and out.
  • Top 10 Most Heartfelt Moments

    Top 10 Most Heartfelt Moments

    Season 102 Episode 5: Randy takes us through his favorite touching, sweet, and heartfelt moments in the store – from the bride stories that tugged at our heart-strings the most, to the sweet, sad, and unforgettable moments at Kleinfeld.
  • Princess for a Day

    Princess for a Day

    Season 7 Episode 18: Latoya is a diva with the fantasy to walk down the aisle in a blinged-out ball gown. Kristin was diagnosed with lung cancer and after months of chemo is currently cancer-free and ready to marry her high school sweetheart. A runaway bride has her fitting.
  • Love Connection

    Love Connection

    Season 5 Episode 17: Julie-Ann, and husband Evan, arrive at the salon to help select a dress for their vow renewal. Dad shows his support and starts picking dresses for Bride Ashley. Carol wants her daughter's input to select a dress for her second wedding on a beach.
  • Sample Sale Madness!

    Sample Sale Madness!

    Season 12 Episode 17: It's shopping chaos at Kleinfeld's blow-out sale! Danielle and Kathryn want the same gown- but there's only one! Jessica is in search of one very specific dress. Fire artist Christine looks for a dress that she can both perform and walk down the aisle in.
  • Rocker Brides

    Rocker Brides

    Season 8 Episode 11: Bride Kristin wants to find a rock and roll, edgy wedding dress. Lindsey who's all about leather and lace, surprisingly decides on a softer wedding dress look. Amber has two wedding dress priorities - a dress that is different and shows off her tattoos.
  • New Beginnings

    New Beginnings

    Season 8 Episode 18: Katie who survived a double lung transplant, is looking for the perfect dress to celebrate her new beginning. Molly is a debutante looking for a dress to signal her transition into womanhood. Christy comes for her first fitting- after losing 160 pounds!