Choosing your dream wedding dress is undeniably one of the most exciting parts of getting married and here's where London boutique owners and their teams can help you choose the perfect gown.
Your local London 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 London based brides-to-be.
Here’s some great wedding boutiques and shops in the Capital, whom you might want to get in touch with...
Don't forget to mention Your London Wedding magazine when contacting wedding dress boutiques.
Buckleigh of London has been established since 1988 and are well known around the world. We have a good reputation with our customers and give an excellent one to one service.
Saragaglia is a London based bridal couture label founded by fashion designer Francesca Saragaglia. The label brings back the most renowned Italian passion for personalised timeless designs, carefully hand-made dresses and the finest fabrics.
The Wedding Wardrobe was established with the intention of making every bride-to-be’s dreams and hopes fulfilled when it came to her ideal bridal style. In our boutique, you will experience one-to-one appointments in the luxury of your own bridal changing suite and a range of hand selected gowns from leading bridal designers.
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
Bespoke bridalwear with atelier in East Greenwich
The philosophy behind dressmaker Coral Turner's couture ready-to-wear collection is the creation of timeless pieces that you'll want to wear again and again, outdoing fashion trends and each being the only one handmade. This ideology has now been extended to include bespoke non-traditional bridal wear for those brides wanting something different. The allure, made-to- measure garments can be worn long after the festivities of your special day. Fabrics of distinction and quality, the artisan craft of couture sewing and attention to detail are a pre-exquisite for this work.
Posted: 18 October 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
Recent opening of flagship London store
Mother and daughter team Yasemin and Merve, owners of Merve Bavindir Milliners are proud to announce the recent opening of their flagship London store. Both lovers of all things vintage, they have a keen eye for detail when it comes to tailoring. They love the creativity that hat making brings and are strong believers of hand stitching and good quality fabrics. The Heirloom Bridal 2022 collection is not to be missed. This meticulously created collection consists of various timeless pieces that take inspiration from the 1920s to today.
Posted: 18 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 accessories from London designer
Paradox London's new collection of bridal and wedding shoes is sure to wow. From block heels, to platforms, sling backs to trainers, you and your wedding party will be covered. Whether you want a traditional classic luxe satin or a statement pair of killer silver heels that can be worn after the big day, there's something for everyone. Not only that, Paradox London has a large offering of wide fit bridal styles, a stunning selection of clutch bags to add the finishing touch and a fabulous in-house dye service to transform the look of your shoes after the day or to help colour-match your outfit.
Posted: 12 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
New bespoke service from London jeweller, Rarever
Do you want to feel extra special on your big day by designing and wearing your very own personalised jewellery? At London's Rarever, you now can! Although they have a breathtaking selection of chic, pre-designed accessories, they're now offering a bespoke service and have a skilled team to assist you in designing your own diamond jewellery for special occasions.
They'll meet with you to absorb your thoughts, journeys, vision and ideas. Their designers then get to the drawing board, to sketch a first draft of the design you've envisioned.
Posted: 18 March 2022