Choosing your dream wedding dress is undeniably one of the most exciting parts of getting married and here's where Bristol and Somerset boutique owners and their teams can help you choose the perfect gown.
Your local Bristol and Somerset 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 Bristol and Somerset based brides-to-be.
Here’s some great wedding boutiques and shops in Bristol and Somerset from places like Bath, Weston Super Mare, Taunton, Yeovil and Bridgwater, whom you might want to get in touch with...
Don't forget to mention Your Bristol & Somerset Wedding magazine when contacting wedding dress boutiques.
Consultants Sarah & Emma welcome you to Rookery Bridal Boutique. Rookery Bridal is an independent boutique with an extensive selection of fashion forward, award-winning designer wedding dresses.
Here at Rookery Bridal, we want to make you feel inspired and excited, welcoming you and your entourage to our luxurious environment. We offer a calm atmosphere and a warm welcome that lets you be yourself, relax and enjoy your appointment.
Unlike a national magazine, Your Bristol and Somerset Wedding is packed with regional features, venues in your area, inspirational real weddings and regular features on bridal fashion, beauty trends,
hair & beauty, etc.
So when you decide to look for local suppliers, wedding retailers and service providers for your special day, our magazines can really help you plan your wedding.
We also have regular exciting wedding competitions and free giveaways, expert question & answer pages and lots more. Quite simply, all the information you will ever need to get married in your area.
We have 19 wedding titles covering counties and regions throughout most of England and Wales. Your Bristol and Somerset Wedding is available to download for free as a high quality eMagazine. Regional wedding magazines covering other areas are available here.
Rookery Bridal in Axbridge has launched a new exciting concept: Boutique Tasters and Take a Look Thursdays. The store opened up on the evening of 23rd June for its first Boutique Taster event, where brides could enjoy a glass of prosecco and a nibble or two while browsing the beautiful collection. It proved to be a great opportunity for those overwhelmed by the idea of dress shopping for the first time to do so in a relaxed manner, while chatting to the experts who were happy to offer as much advice as they could. Some of the boutique's recommended suppliers were also invited along, so there was even more to see alongside the dresses, bridesmaids' attire, veils and accessories.
Posted: 22 September 2022
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
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
Bristol-based WearMyWardrobeOut offers highly-curated, on-demand garment, accessory and shoe rentals from its website, which now includes its 2022 range of wedding attire. Founder Maria Loria created the startup in order to bring sustainable, earth-friendly solutions to discerning fashion aficionados. Her mission is to re-educate consumers, improving their relationship with fashion and altering buying behaviours to reduce wastage. She asserts that affordably renting vintage and pre-loved outfits instead of buying, results in financial savings as well as avoiding adding to landfill.
Posted: 3 May 2022
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
Located in the beautiful city of Bath, Krystle Brides offers an extensive range of gowns by some of the most sought-after designers in the industry, the latest of which is the 2022 Blue by Enzoani collection. These modern and sexy wedding dresses range in price from £1,500 to £2,200 and showcase all the latest trends from sleeves to cape veils in the shape of form-fitting silhouettes and A-lines. Whether you're looking for something embellished and showstopping or sleek and simple, there's something here for everyone. You can check out all the dresses at www.enzoani.com/en/collections/blue-by-enzoani
Posted: 15 March 2022
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
After moving into its forever home in December 2020, Rookery Bridal had to stall celebrations when restrictions meant it couldn't open. "Since we reopened our doors in April, it has been crazy – in a great way!" says owner Sarah Hackett. "It's been amazing being back doing what we love. We hadn't had any brides in our brand new boutique in Axbridge, so that made things even more exciting." Since opening its new premises at The Hayloft, the business has been inundated with great feedback on its new location.
Posted: 26 August 2021
At Your Bristol & Somerset Wedding magazine we want you to feel your absolute best on your big day. That's why we get our team of local talented fashion, hair and beauty experts to answer your questions. Today, Sarah Hackett of Rookery Bridal in Somerset gives her best advice and answers your question on boho bridal looks. "How can I create a relaxed, bohemian bridal look with my dress and accessories?" Read on for the answer...
Posted: 29 April 2021
At Your Bristol & Somerset Wedding magazine, we love introducing you to the very best of the regions' wedding industry. Today, we chat to Debbie of Somerset Bridal about the business, what it's like running a bridal boutique in Somerset and we also get her top tips and advice for wedding dress shopping. "We ask brides to imagine a bridal boutique that does not judge them on their size - that's us! We back this promise up with dresses from the world's best designers and in samples sizes that will actually fit."
Posted: 30 March 2021