RC STORY

“Since 1956, Raffaele Ciuca has defined bridal style and celebrated Australia’s greatest love stories.”

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Who We Are

Specialising in wedding dresses and men’s suiting, Raffaele Ciuca is a 4th generation family business celebrating 60 years of experience in the wedding industry. From humble beginnings in men’s tailoring, Raffaele Ciuca has expanded to become Australia’s most trusted and renowned bridal destination. Making brides and grooms look and feel a million dollars on their wedding day is what we do best. Our philosophy is simple; exceptional service, range and value. Our wedding dress collection is the largest in Australia, featuring an mix of silhouettes, sizes and styles to suit every bride. Raffaele Ciuca is home to some of the most exquisite local and international wedding dress designer labels including Maggie Sottero and Berta Bridal.

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The Heritage Of RC

Raffaele Ciuca migrated from Italy to Australia in 1954. Raffaele was a skilled tailor, He learnt the art of tailoring from his father. In 1956 Raffaele opened up his first store in St Georges Rd, North Fitzroy. Raffaele’s wife Tina joined the business in 1968. Raffaele and Tina had two daughters, after completing their education Patricia and Claudia joined the business. The family introduced bridal wear in 1980. in 1982 they opened their second store in Coburg which they outgrew and relocated to a larger store on Sydney Road, Brunswick. Patricia and Claudia’s husbands; Joe and Sario decided to join the business. In 2005 the company expanded and opened another store on High Street, Armadale.

What We Do

Our customers are one of a kind… and so are we. Our professional stylists understand our customer’s individuality with attention to detail, a keen sense of style, and a vision of perfection. Our service is unsurpassed with over 50 dedicated professionals ensuring the ultimate customer experience.

Our Designers

Our selection of wedding gowns is the largest in Australia, with over 400 styles we have the perfect dress for your perfect day.

Our Locations

Our selection of wedding gowns is the largest in Australia, with over 400 styles we have the perfect dress for your perfect day.

ARMADALE BRIDAL EMPORIUM

Experience High Street Armadale luxury in our glamorous conveniently located Emporium. Our expert stylists will help guide you through our extensive collection of the latest in bridal.

1088 High Street, Armadale
(03) 9509 8731
General Enquiries – info@raffaeleciuca.com.au

Monday 10am-5pm

Tuesday 10am-5pm

Wednesday 10am-5pm

Thursday 10am-8pm

Friday 10am-5pm

Saturday 9am-5pm

Sunday Closed

BRUNSWICK BRIDAL EMPORIUM

Sydney Road’s flagship Bridal Emporium; Raffaele Ciuca Brunswick will impress with the ultimate bridal shopping experience with over 250 styles to choose from including our new RC Curve Collection.

441-443 Sydney Road, Brunswick
(03) 9380 4044
General Enquiries – info@raffaeleciuca.com.au

Monday 10am-5pm

Tuesday 10am-5pm

Wednesday 10am-5pm

Thursday 10am-8pm

Friday 10am-5pm

Saturday 9am-5pm

Sunday 11am-4pm

RC MENSWEAR

RC Man – dressing the most sophisticated Melbourne men for 59 years. Classic Melbourne grooms deserve the latest in trends and best in service. See our extensive range at our Brunswick Emporium.

445 Sydney Road, Brunswick
(03) 9380 4044
General Enquiries – info@raffaeleciuca.com.au

Monday 10am-5pm

Tuesday 10am-5pm

Wednesday 10am-5pm

Thursday 10am-5pm

Friday 10am-5pm

Saturday 9am-5pm

Sunday Closed

LUXURY BRIDAL SUITE

Raffaele Ciuca Bridal strives to exceed our customers expectations. We have recently opened a Luxury Bridal Suite above our Armadale Emporium. This is a VIP experience like no other in Australia.

Level 1 1088 High Street, Armadale
(03) 9509 8731
General Enquiries – info@raffaeleciuca.com.au

Monday 10am-5pm

Tuesday 10am-5pm

Wednesday 10am-5pm

Thursday 10am-8pm

Friday 10am-5pm

Saturday 9am-5pm

Sunday Closed

ALTERATIONS DEPARTMENT

320 Victoria Street, Brunswick
(03) 9387 0700
General Enquiries – info@raffaeleciuca.com.au

Monday 10am-5pm

Tuesday Closed

Wednesday 10am-5pm

Thursday 10am-5pm

Friday 10am-5pm

Saturday 9am-5pm

Sunday Closed