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UK Bridal Boutiques

Bridal Boutiques

Val's Bridal Boutiques

UK Bridal Boutiques
 We've rounded up all the best UK boutiques so you can find the perfect place near you to find your dream dress.


 1) Mirror Mirror – Crouch End Boutique, Angel Boutique

These beautiful London-based boutiques are the epitome of style grace. We love the gorgeous double fronted boutique in the heart of Islington, with a complete bridal accessories boutique next door. This experienced, family run team have the knowledge and passion to guide you to your perfect wedding dress. The styling is effortlessly glamorous with vintage themes and all the gowns are made, altered or restyled in their own London workrooms.
Key designers: Mirror Mirror Couture, Cymbeline, Gemy Maalouf, Pronovias, Yolancris, Intuzuri, Hera
Price: from £1,150
Crouch End Boutique
Mirror Mirror Crouch End, 37 Park Road, London, N8 8TE
Tel: 020 8348 2113
Angel Boutique
Mirror Mirror Angel, 56 Penton Street, London, N1 9QA
Tel: 020 7713 9022

2. Amanda Wakeley, Chelsea

This internationally renowned designer produces über-luxurious gowns, and the experience the flagship store offers is exactly what you’d expect – glamorous, chic and utterly exclusive.
Key designers: Amanda Wakeley only
Price: from £900 (ready to wear) 

3. Blackburn Bridal Couture, Blackheath Village

They sure know how to make a girl feel special at Blackburn Bridal – from the impressive selection of beautiful gowns to the expert service, you’ll leave feeling like a princess!
Key designers: Claire Pettibone, Jenny Packham, Stephanie Allin, Ugo Zaldi
Price: £1,200–£5,500 

4. Fur Coat No Knickers, Soho

You’ll get that ‘kid in a sweet shop’ feeling here – it’s full of original ’20s to ’60s bridal fashion, just waiting to be tried on! An amazing bespoke service is also available.
Key designers: all sorts!
Price: Vintage from £500; bespoke from £2,000

5. Heirloom Couture, Westbourne Park

If vintage glamour is your bag then Heirloom Couture’s gowns are for you – have yours made-to-measure or choose from their ’30s-inspired screen siren-style dresses.
Key designers: Heirloom Couture only
Price: from £3,500

6. Jenny Packham

Sophisticated elegance will never go out of fashion – Ms Packham’s boutique, and her dresses, epitomise that idea. Pop down the road to the Accessories Boutique, too.
Key designers: Jenny Packham only
Price: from £1,300–£14,000

7. Luella’s Boudoir, Wimbledon

Perhaps the ultimate one-stop bridal shop, Luella’s combines convenience with unashamed girliness, with dress, lingerie, shoes and accessories under one fabulous roof!
Key Designers: Shane Ryding, Charlotte Casadejus, Katja Nuutinen

Price: From £990

8. Morgan Davies Bridal, London & Hertfordshire

These contemporary boutiques both have collections from an impressive array of top name designers - and offer brides the very best welcoming, personal service
Key designers: Jenny Packham, Cymbeline, Augusta Jones, Mia Mia, Inbal Dror, Terry Fox, Suzanne Neville
Price: £1,000–£3,000 

9. Pronovias, Mayfair

If you’re fretting about finding your dream dress, then the chilled-out atmosphere inside Pronovias’ flagship UK showroom is for you. You’ll also love the huge range of gowns.
Key designers: Pronovias only
Price: from £1,500

10. Reflections Bridal Wear, Chiswick

At Reflections Bridal Wear in Chiswick, London they want you to feel and look exquisite on your wedding day. They specialise in fabulous designer wedding gowns and bridesmaid dresses. They love weddings and are always on hand to help. They work closely with professionally trained seamstresses and carry out the fitting in their shop to ensure you are 100% happy with your gown.
Key designers: Maggie Sottero , Sottero & Midgley, Justin Alexander, Alfred Angelo

11. Silhouettes, Richmond

Based in Richmond London, Silhouettes want you to look and feel exquisite on your wedding day. They specialise in fabulous designer wedding gowns and Dessy bridesmaids dresses. Why go to them? They a stunning range of wedding gowns, great service, the entire Dessy UK range and they're less than 30 minutes from Central London.
Key designers: Pronovias , Anoushka G, Amanda Wyatt, Ellis, Maggie Sottero, Sottero & Midgley, Romantic of Devon, Dessy, Paradox, Benjamin Roberts

12. Stephanie Allin Couture, Marylebone

Stephanie Allin is a big name, but there’s no need to be intimidated by this store – the boutique is as girly and feminine as the designer’s gorgeous dresses.
Key designers: Stephanie Allin only
Price: from £2,000

13. Temperley London, Notting Hill
This surprising building conceals an unexpectedly intimate showroom, filled with not only bridal gowns, but also bridesmaids and Mother-of-the-Bride ideas. Ready to wear collections are available too.
Key Designers: Temperley London only
Price: From £1,300

14. Angelica Bridal, Islington
This Beautiful Boutique is a must for all busy London Brides! Open 7 days a week and Evening; the area is served by numerous restaurants and cafes, perfect for a touch of relaxation after a day of Wedding Dress shopping!
Key Designers: Raimon Bundo, Ritva Westenius, David Fielden, Charlotte Balbier, Martina Liana, Justin Alexander, Rembo Syltyling, Essense of Australia, WhiteOne Collection
Price: £900 to £3,000

South East

15. Miss Bush Bridalwear, Ripley

Just outside London, this boutique bridges the gap between high-end fashion and value – perfect for trend-led, eternally stylish frocks that are sure to wow your leading man!
Key designers: Jenny Packham, Cymbeline, Anoushka G, Suzanne Neville, Jesus Peiro, Temperley London and Tara Keely
Price: £1,200–£4,500

16. Grace, The Bridal Boutique, Westcott, Surrey

A unique and personal experience in the search for your dream bridal gown and accessories, with views across the Surrey Hills, make it a day out! We have brought UK designed and manufactured contemporary and vintage wedding dresses and accessories to our Surrey boutique.
Key designers : UK designers Sassi Holford, Blue, So Sassi, The Couture Veil, Cherished Vintage & Canadian designer Paloma Blanca
Price range - £1,300 - £2,600
17. The Wedding Trousseau, Epping

The Wedding Trousseau are passionate about helping you find the right gown to make your day unique. Specialising in designer dresses, you'll find a wide range of elegant, romantic gowns by internationally acclaimed designers.
Key designers: Ritva Westenius, Anasul Y, Mia Mia by Alan Hannah, Lou Lou Bridal
Price: £600–£3,000
18. White Mischief Bridal, Henfield
The bridal boutique your credit card dreams about!  An eclectic collection of Designer Wedding Dresses, sparkly bridal accessories, Special Occasion wear including something for Mum - all under one roof.  The choice is simply amazing!
Key designers: Augusta Jones, Jenny Packham, Jesus Peiro, Caroline Castigliano, Cymbelline, The Vintage Wedding Dress Company, Lea Ann Belter, Lara Hannah Vintage
Price: £1,500 - £4,500


19. Brides of Winchester, Hampshire

This is an intimate boutique, offering brides their own personal appointment to try on a huge range of fabulous frocks, all designed and lovingly hand made in Britain.
Key Designers: Suzanne Neville, Sassi Holford, Chanticleer, Blue Bridalwear, Nicola Anne
Prices: Range from £1,400.00 - £3,000.00

20. Creatiques, Southsea

This award-winning, appointment-only boutique has a wide range of beautiful dresses, and brides will love the friendly, peaceful atmosphere.
Key designers: Justin Alexander, Sincerity, Mark Lesley, Maggie Sottero, Ivory & Co, Donna Salado
Price: £600–£2,000

21. Wedded Bliss Bridal Studio, Southampton

At Wedded Bliss, they offer a relaxed atmosphere, friendly service and beautiful bridal wear and accessories. Visit them at their Bridal Studio in Dibden Purlieu, Southampton where they have 'everything' a bride may need for her special day!
Key designers: Jean Fox , Sylvia Rose, Benjamin Roberts, Tia by Benjamin Roberts, Amanda Wyatt, Maggie Sottero, Justin Alexander
Price range: Up to £2,000

South West

22. Carina Baverstock Couture, Bradford on Avon

An utterly chic and sensational luxury bridal and occasion wear boutique near Bath, with a unique and diverse collection of internationally respected designers. Delivering immense style and a fresh contemporary focus on the importance of great cut and couture detailing. By appointment.
Key designers: Suzanne Neville, Sassi Holford, Naomi Neoh, Jenny Packham, David Fielden, Claire Pettibone, Ritva Westenius and Jessica Charleston
Price: Just under £2,000 - £5,000

23. Perfect Day Bridal Rooms, Bath

Situated near Bath, Perfect Day has been established for over 10 years. The boutique's ethos is to provide an enchanting bridal experience that offers high-end designers in a friendly, unpretentious environment.
Key designers: Alan Hannah, Benjamin Roberts, Ian Stuart, Ugo Zaldi
Price: £900-£2,000 

24. Chanticleer, Cheltenham

Offering the ultimate personal service, you can have your gown customised, altered or made-to-measure on site in the studio above the beautiful Cheltenham showroom.
Key Designers: Chanticleer, Ellis Bridal, Novia D’Art, Victoria Jane
Price: £600-£2,000 

25. The Mews, Clifton, Bristol

It’s luxury all the way with this lovely boutique in Bristol – expect a dedicated service and exclusive dresses in an intimate, elegant shop.
Key designers: Amanda Wakeley, Stephanie Allin, Suzanne Neville, Temperley London
Price: £1,800–2,500 

26. Linda Gray Bridalwear, Gloucester

This multi award-winning "RBA" bridal shop is set in a stunning 'chapel' location at Westgate Retail Park Gloucester.
Beautiful, top quality, wedding dresses, exceptional customer service and sensible prices (£500 - £1500).
Key Designers: Mark Lesley, Bonny, Venus, White Rose, Mark Lesley Couture Bride, Verise, BellaDonna by Wendy Makin
Price: £500 - £1500

27. Sassi Holford, Taunton

Get the designer experience without the limitations – Sassi gives her brides a choice of other carefully-selected collections as well as her own.
Key Designers: Sassi Holford, Kate Sherford, Enzoani
Price: £1,000-£2,500 

28. The White Room, Minchinhampton

Brides who visit The White Room can enjoy trying on exquisite gowns in the luxurious ‘Mirrored Catwalk Room’ and sumptuous ‘Bridal Suite’ making the experience of choosing their wedding dress truly memorable.
Key designers: Stewart Parvin, Ritva Westenius, Caroline Castigliano, Stephanie Allin, Jesus Peiro, Augusta Jones
Price: £1,700 - £4,200

Midlands/West Midlands

29. Ellie Sanderson, Beaconsfield, Bucks

This lovely boutique oozes romance and is packed with British talent – three-quarters of their dresses are from home-grown designers
Key designers: Augusta Jones, Kate Sherford, Stephanie Allin, Suzanne Neville
Price: £1,400–£2,500 

30. Pink Confetti

Conveniently situated in South Leicestershire, this small independent boutique offers exclusive, gorgeous and affordable bridal gowns and stunning accessories along with that all important personal shopping experience.
Key designers: Nicola Anne, Donna Lee Designs, Donna Salado, Mia Mia by Alan Hannah, Lou Lou Bridal
Price: on application 

31. Wedding Belles Bridal

From traditional classics to fashion forward trends, this award winning boutique stock exquisite bridal gowns along with beautiful bridesmaids dress from some of the best designers around.
Key designers: Sottero & Midgley, Ellis Bridals, Dessy
Price: £595–£1,695 
32. Jessica Ley Brides, Worcestershire
At Jessica Ley Brides, they believe that a bride deserves a truly enjoyable and memorable experience when choosing her wedding gown, along with impartial, truthful and practical advice. You can view a carefully selected range of dresses, chosen from the catalogues of some of the best contemporary designers. Their spacious shop is situated in the quiet Worcestershire countryside and is one of a number of eclectic businesses in the refurbished barns of Craycombe Farm.
The moment you emerge from from the spacious changing room you will feel like a princess as you walk down the catwalk , lit by crystal chandeliers.
Key designers: Ella Rose, Kenneth Wilson, Alexia Designs, Phoenix Gowns

East Midlands

33. Formal Elegance, Staffordshire
At our beautiful and friendly bridal boutique you will be amazing at our large selection of bridal gowns and stunning Sorella Vita bridesmaids dresses. From vintage inspired gowns to the very contemporary, Formal Elegance is a must for all brides.
Key designers: Ella by Essense, LouLou Bridal, Tia by Benjamin Roberts
Price: £500-£1,500
34. Courtyard Bridal Boutique, Kettering
The beautiful Courtyard Bridal Boutique is a true family run business, relax in your own private viewing lounge with a glass of bubbly, and make finding your perfect gown an experience to remember.
Key designers : Ritva Westenius, Justin Alexander, Jonathan James Couture, Twobirds Bridesmaids
Price : £1,000 - £3,500


35. All About Eve, Newport

Winner of Perfect Wedding’s Best Bridal Retailer award last year, All About Eve is something very special indeed. The boutique offers impressive service and a selection of dresses that’s second-to-none.
Key designers: Benjamin Roberts, Ellis, Ian Stuart, Justin Alexander
Price: £550–£3,400 

36. High Society, Cowbridge, Vale of Glamorgan

So sumptuous you’ll never want to leave, this bijoux store offers dresses from the best British designers, and prides itself on exceptional service. They also run one of our favourite accessories website –
Key designers: Claire Pettibone, Jenny Packham, Suzanne Neville, Temperley London
Price: £1,200–£3,000 

37. White Bride, Narberth, Pembrokeshire

Pembrokeshire is the last place you’d expect to find this oasis of bridal couture, but it’s there – and full of delicious frocks! Expect high-end names such as Jenny Packham, and excellent service from the team.
Key Designers: Charlotte Balbier, Jenny Packham, Mia Mia, Stephanie Allin
Price: from £900 


38. Ava Rose Hamilton, Silsden, Yorkshire

This award-winning business has three bridal boutiques situated in Barrowford, Durham and Silsden. The world's leading bridal designers are showcased in luxurious surroundings, making the search for your dream dress a special, stress-free experience.
Key designers: Ian Stuart, Lyn Ashworth, Jenny Packham, Benjamin Roberts, Enzoani, Blue by Enzoani, Ellis Bridals, Essense of Australia, Annasul Y, La Sposa, Angelina Faccenda, Elie Saab, Anoushka G, Lusan Mandongus, Pronovias, Justin Alexander, Ella, Mori Lee
Price: £800–£4,000 

39. Elizabeth of York, York

As well as stocking a fantastic range of bridal designers, Elizabeth of York have an exclusive collection of styles created in their own workrooms, allowing brides to incorporate their own ideas into their dream dress. A made-to-measure service is also available.
Key designers: My Lady, Tia, Constantina, Maggio Sottero, Benjamin Roberts
Price: £1,000–£2,800

40. Fairytale Brides, Manchester

As the UK's largest My Lady stockist, Fairytale Brides have just won for the second year running County Brides best bridal shop.
Fairytale Brides are the premier wedding dress shop in Manchester, offering superb dresses and complementary bridal wear, whilst giving their customers the ultimate standard of customer care. Their reputation is based upon two solid foundations.. stunning wedding dresses and bridal wear at competitive prices and a personal service that is truly second to none.
Key designers: Ian Stuart, My Lady, Justin Alexander, and Essense
They also have Mother of the Bride at their other boutique

41. The Frugal Bride, Halifax

The Frugal Bride pride themselves on offering customers an exciting, stress-free shopping experience, whether they're looking to spend £150 or £1,500. They also stock a wide selection of beautiful plus-sized wedding dresses.
Key designers: Alexia Designs, Signature Plus from Private Label by G
Price: from £465

42. Swan Brides Boutique

Swan Brides Boutique based in Congleton, Cheshire offer a range of stunning wedding dresses, Mother of the Bride and Groom outfits by Linea Raffaelli and Pifer and Mayka, bridesmaids by Twobirds, Mark Lesley and Diane Harbridge, wedding shoes and accessories. Swan Brides pride themselves on their fantastic service and honest advice to help you create the perfect look for your big day.
Key designers: Diane Harbridge, Benjamin Roberts, Kathy Ireland
Price: £900–£2,000

43. Wedding Belles of Otley, Leeds

At Wedding Belles of Otley you will find an exclusive one to one service dedicated to helping you find the wedding dress of your dreams.
Their Yorkshire bridal boutique provides an exciting choice of gorgeous bridalwear for the modern bride, with stunning gowns from award winning British designers.
Key designers: Alan Hannah London, Nicola Anne England, Benjamin Roberts Tia, Impression Bridal, Trudy Lee and Romantica of Devon.

44. The White Closet, West Didsbury, Manchester

Vintage bridal chic has landed in Manchester – enjoy tea and cakes as you play dress up in this utterly one-off boutique.
Key designers: Charlotte Balbier, Claire Pettibone, David Fielden, Lyn Ashworth
Price: £1,000–£4,000


45. Anne Priscilla, Glasgow

This team really take time to learn about you and your style so you can find your perfect dress – don’t be surprised if they get to know you better than your fiancé does over
the course of your fittings!
Key designers: Augusta Jones, Benjamin Roberts, Jenny Packham, Sassi Holford
Price: £800–£5,000

46. Eleganza Sposa, Glasgow

This luxe flagship store (along with their Hamilton boutique) is the only Scottish stockist of Stephanie Allin, Blue and Complice – worth a look!
Key designers: Blue, Complice, Pronovias, Stephanie Allin
Price: From £1,000

47. Ivory Whites, Perth

If you don’t have a clue what you want, then check out the mix of edgy and traditional designs available at this elegant boutique.
Key designers: Anella Couture, Kate Sherford, Lyn Ashworth, Ritva Westenius
Price: £500-£2,000

48. Rachel Scott, Edinburgh

These guys are passionate about bridal fashion – check out the wide range of fabulous European designers you have to choose from!
Key designers: Alan Hannah, Linea Raffaelli, Stewart Parvin, Suzanne Ermann
Price: £1,500–£4,000

Northern Ireland 

49. Blush Boutique, Belfast

Style-savvy brides won’t want to miss the only stockist of beautiful Elizabeth Fillmore, Romona Keveza and Amanda Wakeley dresses to be found in Northern Ireland.
Key designers: Amanda Wakeley, Elizabeth Fillmore, Novia D’Art, Romona Keveza
Price: £1,200–£5,000

50. Bows Bridal, Belfast

Upstairs you can indulge your girly side with Bows Bridal’s fabulously feminine gowns, while on the ground floor you’ll find a treasure trove of must-buys to complete your look in their dedicated accessories boutique.
Key designers: Charlotte Balbier, Marylise, Paloma Blanca, Rembo Styling
Price: from £900–£2,000

Lace Wedding Dresses

Lace wedding dresses are generally popular because they are very classic along with traditional. These kinds of clothes will surely have entire lace sleeves for extremely standard weddings like versions in a house of worship or perhaps church or have the very best itself be manufactured of lace. It's a seem which is many years outdated, and often will always be a sublime seem. Essentially the most vintage search is often a entire ball wedding dresses however, you also can don it with a more compact style using lace sleeves or perhaps a lace leading.
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Wedding Dress 2013 by Monique Lhuillier, Spring Collections

 Wedding Dress 2013 by Monique Lhuillier

Bows, beads, and loads of lovely lace, tulle, and alluring illusion fabric, Monique Lhuillier's Spring 2013 bridal collection is all about romance, fantasy, and feeling like a fairy tale princess. And guess what?? Like Reem Acra, Monique Lhuillier went for versatility this season, incorporating several convertible pieces (I.e. detachable trains and bridal boleros) for brides looking to personalize their white aisle looks. But if you'd prefer a second dress for the wedding reception rather than a convertible bridal gown, Monique has you covered there too! Monique Lhuillier via WWD