Choosing your dream wedding dress is undeniably one of the most exciting parts of getting married and here's where Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire boutique owners and their teams can help you choose the perfect gown.
Your local Herts and Beds 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 Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire based brides-to-be.
Here’s some great wedding boutiques and shops in Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire from places like Luton, Watford, St Albans, Stevenage, Letchworth and Bedford, whom you might want to get in touch with...
Don't forget to mention Your Herts & Beds Wedding magazine when contacting wedding dress boutiques.
Nestled in the delightful town of St Albans, Hertfordshire, romance meets elegance at the wedding dress boutique Inna Voronova Bridal. From start to finish, the dedicated stylists promise to guide you through a once-in-a-lifetime experience with personal touches and wedding expertise. With more than 80 unique, own-label boutique style gowns in personalised collections in-store, the team can cater to all styles and body types, with even more options on the website (a further 200). Dedicated to making your appointment fun, unforgettable and, most importantly, tailored to you, your stylist will make you feel empowered, beautiful, and truly yourself. At Inna Voronova Bridal, you'll find luxury wedding dresses at real-world prices
At Your Herts and Beds Wedding, we've caught up with expert jewellers Gatwards at Hitchin to learn more about the company. Charlotte Gatward says, "Gatwards is the oldest independent family-run jeweller in the UK and is based in Hitchin's historic Market Square. We specialise in fine jewellery and are renowned for our exquisite range. Our treasure box of exceptional fine jewellery from highly skilled design houses and independent makers sourced from the UK and worldwide is the place to find special pieces to mark life's extraordinary moments."
Posted: 18 July 2023
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 Harpenden, Heulwen Lewis Bespoke has won the International Wedding Awards for Bespoke Jewellery in Hertfordshire! The company specialises in all bespoke items, from engagement rings, fine wedding accessories, bridal party gifts and the most essential items – wedding rings! Wedding rings represent everlasting love and stay with couples forever, so why not make them unique and personal? From the initial sketches to the final piece, the process is exciting and straightforward as founder and designer Sarah Heulwen Lewis will guide pairs through every step.
Posted: 5 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
Nestled in the heart of Bedfordshire, Lotte Rose Bridal is adding two new luxury designers to its rails. Brides-to-be can now try gorgeous gowns by Enzoani and Vera Wang Bride, two of the top designers that create fashion-forward dresses. Enzoani is all about lace, glamour and highlighting curves with sensational fits, think illusion lace and figure-hugging silhouettes. Vera Wang Bride showcases signature clean and elegant fabrics with couture details. Other designers available in-store include Pronovias, Morilee, Evie Young Bridal, Riki Dalal and Watters Designs.
Posted: 9 June 2022