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Specialising in wedding dresses, Raffaele Ciuca is a 4th generation family business celebrating 65 years of experience in bridal. From humble beginnings in men’s tailoring, Raffaele Ciuca has expanded to become Australia’s most trusted and renowned bridal destination. Making brides look and feel a million dollars on their wedding day is what we do best. Our philosophy is simple; exceptional service, range and value. With boutiques in Brunswick and Armadale, our collection is the largest in Australia and features a 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 Pronovias, Maggie Sottero and Berta Bridal.
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.
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.