Choosing your dream wedding dress is undeniably one of the most exciting parts of getting married and here's where East Anglian boutique owners and their teams can help you choose the perfect gown.
Your local East Anglia 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 East Anglia based brides-to-be.
Here’s some great wedding boutiques and shops in East Anglia from places like Norfolk, Suffolk, Ipswich, Norwich, Cambridge, Peterborough, Yarmouth and Peterborough, whom you might want to get in touch with...
Don't forget to mention Your East Anglian Wedding magazine when contacting wedding dress boutiques.
David’s Bridal commences ‘everything must go’ closing down sale
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
The Pantry Bridalwear has relocated to Cambridge city centre
From showstopping separates to head-turning accessories, British brand The Pantry Bridalwear is doing things differently. First opening in the leafy town of Saffron Walden in 2019, its new home, as of September 2022, is in Cambridge city centre. Founded by Eloise Rigby, also the force behind The Pantry Underwear, the store stocks a modern edit of British designers such as Rita Colson and Bon Bridé. However, excitingly, The Pantry Bridalwear has unveiled its first-ever own label collection aiming to help the contemporary bride make a statement on her wedding day.
Posted: 20 April 2023
Spotlight on... The Pantry Bridalwear, Cambridge
The Pantry Bridalwear invites a fresh take on the industry through a contemporary concept and refreshing approach to bridal shopping. The Pantry Bridalwear ethos ( 'do you on your day' ) centres around helping brides to find a wedding outfit that makes them feel confident, comfortable and most importantly like themselves on their wedding day. That is why the store stocks a carefully curated collection of contemporary dresses, tops, jackets and skirts as well as bridal accessories to give brides the opportunity to discover something which represents their unique style and elevates yet complements their 'look'.
Posted: 10 January 2023
New designers at Norwich boutique
On the hunt for your dream dress? Check out some of the latest lovelies at Pure Brides of Norwich. The award-winning, city-centre boutique has introduced some fabulous new designers including Milla Nova in-store now with collections from Wona and Monreal due to arrive in the new year. Alongside the store's existing Evie Young, Abella, Rebecca Ingram and Allure ranges, brides-to-be will be spoilt for choice.
Posted: 6 December 2022
Tips on keeping your wedding dress safe pre- and post-wedding
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
How to choose the perfect shade of white or cream - Tips from Colour Me Beautiful
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
Boutique expansion for Norfolk bridal shop
It's exciting times ahead for Lucky Sixpence Bridal. Set on the outskirts of Harleston, Norfolk, in the heart of the Waveney Valley, the bridal room is currently being extended to increase the selling space by around 75 per cent. Owner Vicky Parfitt reveals, "A separate changing room will be added along with a kitchen area so I can provide refreshments for brides and their guests. It also means that I can increase my stock so there will be many more dresses to choose from." Work is in progress and will hopefully be completed towards the end of year.
Posted: 12 May 2022
Nicola Peltz’s wedding gown inspires brides-to-be
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
How to style your outfit for weddings this winter
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