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 East Midlands wedding dress boutique 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
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
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
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
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
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