Phew, we’re nearly there… so many brilliant companies to talk about and so little time! Here’s part 3 of our Wedding Ideas Awards 2012 nominees.


Can Rainbow Club keep their crown?


Pink, Belle or Benjamin Adams, no matter which brand from the Paradox family you choose you’re guaranteed comfort and style on the big day. With a focus on designer details at a budget-friendly price point Wedding Ideas readers regularly sport shoes from here…

Freya Rose

Blow-the-budget, spectacular bridal shoes handmade by the finest craftmen in the land. If shoes are your ‘big thing’ Freya Rose is the place for you.

Rachel Simpson

We have a girl crush on Rachel Simpson. She is hot, her designs are cool. Beautiful vintage shoes that will become heirlooms of the future.

Rainbow Club

At the top of every b2bs must-have list, Rainbow Club have a fabulous range of bridal and bridesmaids shoes, backed up by their amazing colour studio.

Crystal Couture

Modern-day princesses should not be without a pair of super-sparkly bridal shoes from these lovely ladies.


From cool cuffs to twinkling tiaras, Glitzy Secrets offer glamorous finishing touches

Chez Bec

Can last year’s award winner retain her crown? Rebecca’s 2012 collection has been a huge hit with real brides, but did she win the judge’s approval?

Crystal Bridal Accessories

From the tiniest hint of sparkle to the biggest bling-covered tiara you could imagine, you’ll find your perfect finishing touches here. From bags to bracelets, this is your one-stop shop.

Flo & Percy

Two infinitely stylish and sassy ladies who know just how modern brides want to look. Creating new designs from vintage pieces, brides can choose from the collections or have design made especially for them.

Glitzy Secrets

Glitzy Secrets have become known as the go-to place for glamorous finishing touches. Featuring regularly in the pages of Wedding Ideas, they offer bling within budget!

Tantrums and Tiaras

Accessory designer Kelly’s website says “affordable quality”. We’d like to add to that “amazing customer service”, “unique designs” and “one of the nicest people in the wedding industry.” FACT.


Ellie's boutique boasts some top names

A Class Brides

Bristol-based duo who provide gorgeous gowns for every price point. One of the friendliest South West boutiques, we can’t wait to see the girls again this year!


The boys are back in London town and ready to defend their crown. With record numbers already lining up for their designer days, past-winners Andrew and Rob make the whole dress shopping experience truly unforgettable.

Ellie Sanderson

Bursting into the top 5 this year is Ellie Sanderson and her beautiful Oxford bridal boutique. What do you need to know about Ellie? She only chooses the very best designs for her shop. She gives great customer service. She likes to party! A girl after our own heart…

Linda Gray Bridalwear

Linda and her tight-knit team are past winners of this prestigious award. Located in an converted chapel, you will really get that ‘wedding’ feeling when you visit this classy Gloucester boutique. Find out more at

Wedding Belles of Otley

With gowns from top names like Alan Hannah, Benjamin Roberts and Romantica of Devon in store, you can’t fail to be impressed by this West Yorkshire boutique. Highly Commended in 2011 can they make the top spot this year? See for more.


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