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.
Berry’s Jewellers wins two awards at the 2022 WatchPro Awards
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
New Wedding Planner Journal & Keepsake collection
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
Happy feet: 5 expert tips to care for your feet at a wedding
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
Chelsea Peers, has unveiled a stunning bridal edit
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
Tips on keeping your wedding dress safe pre- and post-wedding
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
How to choose the perfect shade of white or cream - Tips from Colour Me Beautiful
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
New Vera Wang Bride collection at Lincoln boutique
Located in Lincoln, Bellamme Bridal is a luxury boutique offering stunning gowns and a memorable experience. The team is delighted to be one of the exclusive stockists of the new Vera Wang Bride collection in collaboration with the popular company, Pronovias. For more than 30 years, Vera Wang has created an aspirational world that alludes to sensuality and youthful sophistication. The designer dresses feature exquisite details and an elegant yet nonchalant sense of style. The first Vera Wang Bride collection fuses high fashion with modern romance using exaggerated volumes, artistic details and crafted accessories to create an extraordinary look.
Posted: 26 May 2022
Nicola Peltz’s wedding gown inspires brides-to-be
Analysis of Google search data reveals that online searches for 'square neck wedding dress' exploded 1,556% on the 9th of April, just hours after Nicola Peltz and Brooklyn Beckham married at her family's estate in Palm Beach, Florida. A new finding by fabric experts Dalston Mill Fabrics reveals that online interest for 'square neck wedding dress' skyrocketed sixteen times the average volume in the first few hours after the couple tied the knot, an unprecedented spike in the public searching to mirror the bride's elegant custom-made Valentino gown.
Posted: 11 April 2022
Iconic Bride opens new bridesmaids store in Edwinstowe
Nestled in Nottinghamshire, Iconic Bride offers a range of stunning dresses from some of the best-known bridal brands. The hard-working team will help brides-to-be find their dream gown, while ensuring they have the best experience possible. On the 2nd October 2021, the company opened its new bridesmaid store with fizz, cake and goodie bags in hand. The company's owner Tina Wade says, "By working with local businesses, we were able to provide our memorable service with the support of the quaint village of Edwinstowe. The day was a huge success with customers leaving with their perfect dress in tow." The store is home to bridesmaids, prom, and occasion wear from Richard Designs and Gino Cerruti. From sparkly to elegance-style gowns, there's something for everyone!
Posted: 10 February 2022
How to style your outfit for weddings this winter
Renowned high street footwear brand Clarks, analysed search volume data to reveal what wedding outfit colours the nation are searching for the most this winter. Blue wedding outfits came out on top, followed by black, pink, red and green! What's more, Clarks spoke to Lindsay from Lindsay Punch Styling to give her top tips on what shoes to pair with our upcoming wedding outfits, from styles to different colours. Read on for advice on winter wedding styling...
Posted: 24 December 2021