Choosing your dream wedding dress is undeniably one of the most exciting parts of getting married and here's where Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire boutique owners and their teams can help you choose the perfect gown.
Your local Berks, Bucks and Oxon 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 Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire based brides-to-be.
Here’s some great wedding boutiques and shops in Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire from places like Reading, Oxford, Milton Keynes, Aylesbury, Banbury and Buckingham, whom you might want to get in touch with...
Don't forget to mention Your Berks, Bucks & Oxon 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
#ThisBarbie is getting married! New cards from Thortful
thortful has launched a Barbie card range to send to your bestie on her big day! The internet has been coloured pink with over 107,000 views on Tiktok for #ThisBarbie following the release of a new Barbie trailer. Greetings card marketplace, thortful, has created Barbie cards to send to your nearest and dearest, including 'This Barbie has passed her driving test', and 'This Barbie is getting married'
Posted: 5 May 2023
New Wedding Planner Journal & Keepsake collection
Just in time after the influx of festive proposals, Paper Crane Unique has announced the release of its Wedding Planner Journal & Keepsake collection launching January 2023. A bride- or groom-to-be's perfect planning companion; organise your wedding plans, write about your personal story and keep your photo memories safe altogether in one place that you can keep forever. The planners are 200 pages of wedding planning tools, inspiration boards, notes and journal sheets featuring a beautiful eucalyptus design inside, cloth cover and gold gilded edges. Priced at £32.95, the collection has a choice of four colours: classic ivory, blush pink, luxe gold and dusty blue.
Posted: 1 December 2022
Happy feet: 5 expert tips to care for your feet at a wedding
Whether you're a wedding guest or it's your own big day, sore feet and rubbing heels can get in the way of you having the time of your life on the dancefloor. With these five top tips from Rachel Clinkard — of family-run shoe company Charles Clinkard — you can give your feet some more TLC during wedding season. Weddings are some of the most memorable days of our lives, so it's important that we enjoy these special occasions without the distraction of sore feet or painful shoes. However, from dancing the night away to that all-important walk down the aisle, we tend to be on our feet all day. To help you stay comfortable and celebrate into the small hours, here are five of my top tips for looking after your feet at weddings.
Posted: 4 November 2022
Love & Loved Bridal Boutique in Buckinghamshire reveals the best of British
We speak to Vicky Angell, the Owner of Love & Loved Bridal Boutique based in Swanbourne, Buckinghamshire about the benefits of supporting British designers. She tells us, "The bridal scene is an eclectic mix of brands spanning the globe with designers from Australia to California coming to the forefront of bridal fashion. But should we be looking closer to home when it comes to getting our bridal fix and shopping local when searching for the one? British indie bridal brands and designers can make us feel as good as we look."
Posted: 13 September 2022
Your Story Bridal Boutique opens in Marlow
Exclusive bridal boutique Your Story opens its doors in Liston Court, Marlow, Buckinghamshire this August. A luxurious wedding dress destination, the showroom will provide a tailored experience for brides-to-be, offering a unique mix of prestige wedding dress designers not available anywhere else in the local area including Evie Young, Love & Liberty, Nicole Milano and Watters. The boutique is also the first to stock accessory designer Ophelia Ren, who offers beautiful, handmade floral accessories. Each piece is created from lightweight clay and can be designed to match any wedding colour palette – they're the perfect way to incorporate flowers into the day without them wilting or fading. Founded by bridal expert Natalie Cameron, Your Story Bridal Boutique focuses solely on each bride's unique identity, appreciating that everyone's journey to the perfect dress is different.
Posted: 18 August 2022
Chelsea Peers, has unveiled a stunning bridal edit
Modern loungewear brand, Chelsea Peers, has unveiled a stunning bridal edit designed with the bride tribe in mind! This elegant collection of women's sleepwear, loungewear and swimwear in silky satin and modal provides the perfect lounging look to take the crew from hen party to big day. From gorgeous satin PJs like the Sage Bee Print Button Up Short Pyjama Set (£38) to the lovely Gingham Scoop Back Swimsuit (£42) there's something for everyone to look and feel confident and wedding picture ready!
Posted: 15 August 2022
Reading-based bridal designer Marie Chandler offers sustainable collection
Handmade in England, the Reading-based bridal designer Marie Chandler offers ethical, sustainable and modern bridal wear using high-quality fabrics. Marie's love for fashion and design is reflected throughout her collection of luxurious gowns. Her latest Insta-worthy design is a short gold dress with statement puff sleeves that has proved popular with trend-setting brides and Marie is seeing more brides choosing non-white dresses and relaxed styles. She tells us, "I can see a trend towards edgy and simpler dresses and jumpsuits, with couples who are eloping choosing something more stylish that can be worn again. Those having large celebrations are opting for outfit changes, switching to something more comfortable and fun for the evening."
Posted: 2 August 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