Meet the Designer


Glamorous, Elegant and Utterly Unique – These words describe both MDP Bridal Boutique and Its Creative Designer and Director Maria Del Pilar Marroquin.

As a young girl, Pilar dreamed of a life in “Fashion,” In 1975 Pilar immigrated from Ecuador to the USA to make her dreams come true…

In 1989 Pilar discovered her Love for Bridal while working at the famous Kleinfeld’s, best known for their TV show “Say Yes To The Dress”.

After working for over 20 plus years in the bridal industry with some of the top designers in New York City, Pilar made a lifetime decision to move to Orlando, Florida. Pilar knew that she had more to contribute, filled with great hope, new ideas, and relying on her creativity and careful care to detail, in 2017 she designed her first Maria Del Pilar Bridal collection.

Proud and overwhelmed on how great the collections were doing and after great consideration, Pilar open her flagship store in Downtown Orlando in 2019.

Today we are recognized as one of the top bridal shops in Central Florida. We are a full-service Bridal Boutique. When you select one of our designer gowns, you will be wearing something far more than just a wedding dress. You make a statement, one that exemplifies the style, the attitude, and the elegance of the bride, and the woman you are.


“The Place to Shop for Every Occasion”
At MDP Bridal Boutique we believe that shopping for your bridal gown or any special occasion dress
should be a memorable, personal and genuinely enjoyable experience.
We Can’t Wait to Meet You!

The Seamstress Team

With over 40 years of experience in bridal alterations, our seamstresses  will instantly put you at ease. The alterations seamstresses are friendly, easy to talk to, and exceptionally skilled. Rest assured, your dress will be stunning! Whether you need simply a hem and a bustle or major customizations such as adding sleeves or significantly raising or lowering a neckline, we have you covered!

We also accept brides who purchased their wedding dresses from other bridal boutiques, as well as brides who are wearing a family heirloom piece. Call us to set up an appointment with our head seamstress. For the initial alterations appointment, please bring your wedding day shoes and expect the appointment to last around an hour. Alterations typically run $400 – $800 depending upon the scope of the work.


“Pilar, I absolutely loved my wedding dress! On my wedding day, everyone kept saying, “You look like the queen of this castle,” and it was the best comment ever. I felt confident, radiant, and elegant in my gown. It was the perfect balance of classic and modern…the dress was so me. When my judgment was clouded by people’s opinions, you helped guide me back to my desires and vision as a bride. For that and more, I thank you. I wish I could wear the dress every single day. I might just dress up again for fun, haha! Pilar, thank you a million times. You are INCREDIBLE. Your girls at the boutique are also the best! Love, Alondra”

Alondra Montelongo

“Thank you Mrs.Pilar for blessing me with my beautiful wedding dress on my Wedding Wish Wedding day and I will be forever grateful. I highly recommend Maria del Pilar bridal to any bride because she has so many beautiful one of kind gowns and friendly service/all knowledgeable in every area. Thank you so very much!”

Ellene Robert

“Where do I start , this was my 3rd bridal shop and from the other places I had been to MDP Bridal boutique had everything that I was looking for. It’s the way the dresses were unique to the style I was looking for and she had so much expertise in getting what I wanted. I definitely recommend for any bride that is looking for something different from the usual Maria has the dress you looking for and the good part is she can make it custom made for you. I will definitely post the pictures after my wedding.I definitely recommend her dresses and within budget. Also I said Yes to the dress after narrowing down to 3 of my favorite dresses.”

Emmie Ndlovu

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