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.
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
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
Meet the talented teams behind these 5 popular bridal boutiques from Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire.
After the engagement, what's the first thing on a bride-to-be's mind: the venue, the flowers, the cake? No! It's the wedding dress shopping! Possibly the one thing many a bride has thought about pre-proposal, possibly even before they've even met someone, is how they envision their big-day wedding look. From layers of tulle to sleek A-line dresses, red gowns to multicoloured, jumpsuits to a two-piece; there really is a wedding look for everyone. When embarking on your wedding dress (or alternate) search, Your Herts & Beds Wedding is here with a helping hand. In the latest issue, we've chatted to 5 local bridal boutiques to get to know the team behind the brand and find out more about what's on offer when entering on of their bridal boutiques... enjoy!
Posted: 27 January 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
Based in Hertfordshire, Emily Victoria White specialises in bespoke andmade-to-measure wedding gowns. The owner Emily White works closely with brides to create their dream dress and each one is hand-crafted to the client's exact measurements. The talented team believe every bride should have the best experience possible when choosing their dress. After the stress this last year has caused, the company's giving back to couples by offering 10 per cent off every bespoke or made-to-measure dress ordered before 1st June, 2021.
Posted: 27 May 2021
Situated in Bedfordshire, Butterworths Bridal offer a fantastic selection of stunning off the rail wedding and occasion gowns. That's why the team is excited to announce its new stockist of the gorgeous White One Bridal by Pronovias with a range of gowns from the Daydream collection. The boutique is also launching a new appointment service called 'Capture the Moment'. Teaming up with the Tara Gillen Photography, brides-to-be can capture that unforgettable moment when they step into a wedding gown for the very first time, or better yet, the tears of happiness when they've found the one.
Posted: 25 February 2021
We caught up with Sarah Stutton at Oliver's Bridal & Formalwear Ltd to find out what trends will be popular this year. She says, "It's been a heartbreaking year for would-be brides, but we're hopeful they'll have everything to look forward to in 2021. A fixed date, all the friends and family they want around them on the long-awaited biggest day of their life and most importantly of all, the dream dress. We predict that brides who have their (bejewelled) finger on the fashion pulse will resign the traditional pouffy Cinderella dresses of fairytales in favour of lighter, more relaxed and less 'fussy' silhouettes.
Posted: 21 January 2021