Like every one of life’s major stages without doubt the search for your wedding dress, is one of the defining moments where every girl realises there was only ever ONE special dress that was simply made for her! Whilst it can be a speedy or long winded search, designers and bridal boutiques alike are experts for a reason and here to guide you on the whole process, so do not be disheartened by the choice, embrace it!
To whet your appetite for what’s hot on the bridal catwalk now, we asked top designers and their supporting boutiques to select just one dreamy dress that will be making a serious style statement for 2017…
Make a striking entrance in this romantic lace mermaid gown with a sweetheart neckline and full length illusion sleeves. Designed in-house by Donna Salado for the Mark Lesley collection, the intricate signature low cut illusion back will continue to wow long after you’ve turned your back whilst you say your ‘I do’s’!
A beautiful family-run third generation boutique based in the heart of Northamptonshire and celebrating 25 years in the industry this year at Stunning Bridal, rest assured you are in the experienced hands of daughter of Donna Salado to guide your vision as a beautiful blushing bride.
We understand that a bride choosing her dress is only the start of the experience and that the skill and knowledge from her personal seamstress and stylist is possibly one of the most important elements for a bride to look and feel amazing. At Stunning Bridal all alterations are undertaken on site by our couture seamstress Jenny where you can book a styling appointment to find your remaining accessories that complement your dress and look perfectly.
The Benjamin Roberts 2758 is a stunning wedding gown for a modern bride. With a crystal detail bodice, plunging neckline and a striking horse hair skirt it is a truly show stopping gown. This beautiful dress features open back detail and beaded spaghetti straps, and is also available with a modesty panel to the front.
The ultimate princess dresses for the picture perfect bride…
The 1950s was an incredible era for ladies fashion and it’s a huge inspiration for many of the designs in the Catherine Parry collection. ‘1711’ is a dress that suits every body shape and the cut and the opulence of the Mikado silk fabric proves that you don’t need ornate beading or lace for a gown to have real wow-factor. The high/ low skirt gives brides the perfect excuse to splash out on some very extravagant wedding shoes.
The finest embroidery, lace and beading. . .
This dress represents the Alexia brand at its best. A gown to flatter all figures and the beading around the middle gives the illusion of a smaller waistline. The real wow-factor element of this dress has to be the delicate floral lace underneath the beaded top layer, it’s simply stunning and again completely flattering for girls who aren’t so comfortable with showing the whole of their arm. A subtle trumpet shape to the skirt will give you a sleek silhouette and elongate height.
A beautifully elegant strapless gown with a contemporary twist. The scoop neckline flatters many a bust line and the woven rose fabric with a skinny belt adds a modern feel.
This award-winning, family run boutique specialises in an outstanding selection of wedding dresses. This teamed with a truly personal service will make your dress shopping experience something wedding dreams are made of. At Courtyard Bridal Boutique the collection of dresses are hand picked from some of the nest designers to ensure you will not be disappointed when you visit, and with prices starting at around £1,000 up to £3,500 you will be able to find the dress for you and your budget!
URBAN ANGEL 2017
‘Hollywood glam meets understated goddess in this dreamy soft fishtail gown with open diamond back and intricate embellishments. Diamante buttons add a final touch to this sensational back.
All Chanticleer gowns from their design process to make are done completely in the U.K. to your requirements and measurements. Chanticleer dresses are most recognised for their elegance, luxury and simplicity using opulent handpicked silks and laces. The much anticipated Urban Angel 2017 Collection is full of on-trend designs, featuring gorgeous two-pieces and a range of breathtaking gowns to suit any bridal style. With a versatile mix of fabrics, fits and necklines, the wow-worthy designs are a must see for any bride in search of ‘the one’.
This alluring dress is undeniable glamorous. It’s slinky silhouette is super sexy and can be worn with or without its voluminous tulle overskirt. A lace trimmed plunge neckline adds a touch of modern and the beautiful embroidered illusion sleeves add a vintage feel, fusing together elements of old and new. But it’s the daringly low sheer back, infinite buttons and dramatic overskirt which leave an impression. This dress evokes the spirit of the True Bride brand because it is a classic style with vintage inspired details and a modern twist. It would suit a bride who is feminine and stylish and who wants to make a subtle statement. This is also the perfect dress to chose if she wants two looks; wear it with the overskirt by day for a romantic feel and detach for the evening to reveal her inner Hollywood starlet!
If you’re a bride who appreciates the timeless qualities of luxury and sophistication, then you’ll love this Alicia gown by Elbeth Gillis – a South African-born designer with international appeal. This elegant wedding gown has just the right balance of sophistication and subtle sensuality. The nude-look Chantilly lace bodice is bejewelled in petals and pearls for romance; the crepe satin skirt has a godet insert for added movement and sensuality; and the skinny leather belt – that’s the timeless appeal this designer brings.
FORGET ME NOT DESIGNS
A Forget me Not bride loves a classic design, and well fitted in equal measure with just the right amount of feminine details, which is why she is sure to love… Skye!
THE DRESSING ROOMS
This oh so pretty Wedding Dress by Watters is just the most exquisite pretty little thing we have seen in a long time. The softer than soft floaty Italian tulle skirt is complimented by the adorable bodice, beautifully constructed and hand finished with guipure lace. We just adore her here at The Dressing Rooms because of the effortless simplicity and real on trend style that this stunning little number exudes. It doesn’t need anything added its just perfect as it is and we believe that every wedding dress should be that for a bride with nothing added and nothing taken away. A bride should fall in love instinctively with her dress and not want to change a thing. We don’t just believe here at The Dressing Rooms, we make things happen and we deliver, every time, on every promise we make. We can put brides in dresses and give out our expert advice and knowledge all day long but it’s the bride who feels it when she’s found the one. We have separate exclusive rooms for each bride and her guests we serve so every appointment with every bride is always a VIP experience.
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