Becci, Bethan and Lisa visited this year’s Bridal Boutique Roadshow showcase in Bristol! We were able to add friendly faces to the lovely names we already know! We also got a first glimpse at the outstanding new collections including some greatly anticipated designs to be revealed officially at Harrogate Bridal show in September!

Champagne on arrival and cocktails at lunch, this was an ultimate girly day out for us! Our deputy editor Becci, spoke to designers for fresh content ideas for our wonderful readers, Bethan took lots of pics and videos to share across our site and social media and Lisa built on our already ace relationships with designers on how we can bring them closer to you all!



Alexia brought colour to the day with a rainbow of bridesmaids dresses ranging from minis to A-lines and midnight blue to pale peach for every one of your best friends following you down the aisle! Alexia bridesmaid dresses are stylish, glamorous and timeless and they make sure that the whole wedding party will be sitting pretty, whether your chosen dresses have delicate floral lace for a cute vintage feel, or have a touch of Hollywood glamour with draped backs, capped or long sleeves. Alexia bridesmaid dresses are designed for your besties to wear again and again! That’s why they are on trend with peplum skirts, lace overlays and floaty chiffon. Alexia make their bridesmaids dresses with incredible attention to detail and are produced in the highest quality of fabrics!


Wendy Makin

We met Libby from Wendy Makin one of Australia’s best bridal wear designers. After more than 30 years of designing for brides, her gowns have become known for their quality of design, fit and production. We viewed some of the lace, blush and tulle gowns from their French Collection – Bohemian and botanical brides, this collection is the one for you! Keep an eye out for brand new Wendy Makin in the brand new issue 165!



The beautifully beaded gowns by Demetrios are the highest of quality in material and for the bride looking for Hollywood glam! With a 1920s focus, these dresses have long sleeves, spaghetti straps and low cut backs. Demetrios offer brides luxury fashion at affordable prices and are known for their luxurious fabrics, opulent embellishments and attention to detail.

Catherine Parry

Catherine Parry wowed us all with delicate details, embroidery and beading over lace! T-shirt cuts, spaghetti straps and sweetheart gowns, Catherine Parry have collections that range for all sorts of brides at all styles of wedding. The bridal collection is influenced by bygone eras, with modern and elegant touches and exquisite detailing, for the truly sophisticated bride. The gowns have also been designed to offer a flattering fit, with excellent structure, to give the perfect shape and to fill brides with confidence as they walk down the aisle! Click on the video to see for yourself the beautiful range for brides!