Choosing your dream wedding dress is undeniably one of the most exciting parts of getting married and here's where East Midlands boutique owners and their teams can help you choose the perfect gown.
Your local wedding dress boutique in the East Midlands will typically stock a range of wedding dresses from both UK and international designers to suit your fashion style and budget. You will also receive expert knowledge and guidance on how to select complementing accessories for your big day including tiaras, veils, shoes and more.
It’s advisable to book a one-to-one appointment with a boutique so that you have time to view the collections on offer and try on any wedding gowns that you think might be the one!
Do take time to research styles that will flatter your figure. However, keep an open mind on suggestions that an advisor may make and benefit from their experience and knowledge of dressing East Midlands based brides-to-be.
Here’s some great wedding boutiques and shops in the East Midlands from places like Northampton, Milton Keynes, Lincoln, Nottingham, Leicestershire and Derby, whom you might want to get in touch with...
Don't forget to mention Your East Midlands Wedding magazine when contacting wedding dress boutiques.
Bridal store chain, David's Bridal has confirmed that all UK stores are launching a closing down sale, with dramatic reductions across wedding dresses, bridesmaid dresses and more. Following its administration announcement last month, David's Bridal is closing all four of it's UK stores, with all stock discounted. David's Bridal's extensive closing down sale will commence with at least 40% off everything in-store.
Posted: 26 May 2023
thortful has launched a Barbie card range to send to your bestie on her big day! The internet has been coloured pink with over 107,000 views on Tiktok for #ThisBarbie following the release of a new Barbie trailer. Greetings card marketplace, thortful, has created Barbie cards to send to your nearest and dearest, including 'This Barbie has passed her driving test', and 'This Barbie is getting married'
Posted: 5 May 2023
Located in Derby, Beau Belles Bridalwear is currently undertaking a massive refurbishment to provide a wow-factor experience for brides searching for their dream gown – it's also the perfect way to celebrate the company's 32nd anniversary! With this considerable refurbishment, the team are looking forward to helping even more modern brides feel special in a luxurious and friendly atmosphere. The architect has designed three large bridal suites with a glass lantern roof, which will fill the spaces with sunlight to show the team's beautiful collection of more than 400 gowns from designers including Justin Alexander, Sincerity Bridal, Romantica of Devon, Mori Lee and Julietta. The suites will have seating for the guests to help brides make that all-important decision.
Posted: 25 April 2023
Nottinghamshire-based Ashleigh Richards Bridal is celebrating its new Mon Cheri collection by Martin Thornburg. The seven new gowns coming soon are full of stunning details from beautiful sleeves, delicate lace, beautiful silhouettes and gorgeous backs. The boutique is set within a charming chapel built in 1888, with more than 130 years of history. After a fire broke out in 2014, the chapel required a complete renovation to bring new life and purpose to the space – it's now the ideal setting to find the one. Brides can find gowns from White Rose Bridal, LouLou Bride, Louise Bentley Bridalwear, Millie Grace, Sincerity Bridal, Herawhite Bridal and more. Prices range from £1,000 to £2,100 and payment plans are available upon request.
Posted: 28 March 2023
With a handful of shops around the UK, including Nottingham, Berry's Jewellers has won Family-Owned Watch Retailer of The Year and Retail Leadership Team of The Year at the 2022 WatchPro Awards. The awards, which cover different aspects of the watch industry, took place in London during a showstopping gala dinner and the team are thrilled with the achievements. The managing director Simon Walton says, "We're delighted to celebrate our 125th anniversary alongside the WatchPro Awards 2022. Receiving these awards demonstrates the hard work the family and our incredible team at Berry's have put into the business.
Posted: 3 January 2023
Just in time after the influx of festive proposals, Paper Crane Unique has announced the release of its Wedding Planner Journal & Keepsake collection launching January 2023. A bride- or groom-to-be's perfect planning companion; organise your wedding plans, write about your personal story and keep your photo memories safe altogether in one place that you can keep forever. The planners are 200 pages of wedding planning tools, inspiration boards, notes and journal sheets featuring a beautiful eucalyptus design inside, cloth cover and gold gilded edges. Priced at £32.95, the collection has a choice of four colours: classic ivory, blush pink, luxe gold and dusty blue.
Posted: 1 December 2022
Whether you're a wedding guest or it's your own big day, sore feet and rubbing heels can get in the way of you having the time of your life on the dancefloor. With these five top tips from Rachel Clinkard — of family-run shoe company Charles Clinkard — you can give your feet some more TLC during wedding season. Weddings are some of the most memorable days of our lives, so it's important that we enjoy these special occasions without the distraction of sore feet or painful shoes. However, from dancing the night away to that all-important walk down the aisle, we tend to be on our feet all day. To help you stay comfortable and celebrate into the small hours, here are five of my top tips for looking after your feet at weddings.
Posted: 4 November 2022
Modern loungewear brand, Chelsea Peers, has unveiled a stunning bridal edit designed with the bride tribe in mind! This elegant collection of women's sleepwear, loungewear and swimwear in silky satin and modal provides the perfect lounging look to take the crew from hen party to big day. From gorgeous satin PJs like the Sage Bee Print Button Up Short Pyjama Set (£38) to the lovely Gingham Scoop Back Swimsuit (£42) there's something for everyone to look and feel confident and wedding picture ready!
Posted: 15 August 2022
While everyone has their own budget for the big day, nobody can deny weddings are an expensive business, with a total average bill hovering around £20,000-£30,000. The dress is likely to account for over £1,000 of this – and could cost much more if it's a designer number.
When asked, 86% of brides-to-be who haven't yet purchased their dress didn't know that it might be protected under their home insurance policy! comparethemarket.com has shared some helpful things to consider ahead of bringing home the special dress.
Posted: 31 July 2022
When searching for your wedding dress, you'd be forgiven for thinking it's an easy task just deciding between white and cream! However, although wedding dresses have traditionally been white or cream, these colours come in many different shades and you need to ensure that if you're going for white or cream, that you'll be choosing the most flattering shade for you. In order to help you, Cliff Bashforth, MD of style consultants Colour Me Beautiful, has shared his top tips with County Wedding Magazines.
Posted: 15 July 2022