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 area specific features, venues in your area, inspirational real weddings and regular features on bridal fashion, beauty,
hair & beauty, etc.
So when you decide to look for local suppliers, wedding retailers and service providers, our magazines can really help you plan your wedding.
We also have regular exciting competitions and 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. Titles covering other areas are available here.
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.... read more
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...... read more
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."... read more
Posted: 30 March 2021
At Your Bristol & Somerset Wedding magazine, we love introducing you to the very best of the local wedding industry. Today, we chat to the lovely Sarah Hackett, owner of Somerset bridal boutique Rookery Bridal, about her wedding business, what it's like working on weddings in Bristol and Somerset and we also get her top tips and advice for all you brides choosing their dream wedding dress for their big day. Read on to find out more...... read more
Posted: 2 March 2021
Last year, Izzi Stockton Bridal opened its new Taunton shop, Bride & Bloom, which focuses on bridalwear and flowers. Situated next door is the company's original shop, which is now devoted to bridesmaids, prom and mother-of-the-bride. "It's a lovely big space," Izzi tells us. "It allows brides to have privacy and one-to-one attention as its appointment-only. Bride & Bloom stocks a wide range of sizes from 8 to 30, with the majority being size 18 or over."... read more
Posted: 9 February 2021
Get your diaries at the ready, because Somerset's ABC Wedding Dresses is running an amazing designer week full of discounts and special offers from the 29th December to the 10th January in its Langport boutique."We stock a gorgeous range of bridal gowns by Ronald Joyce, Victoria Jane, Pure by Romantica, Hilary Morgan and Hermione. We also have a range of off-the-peg designer wedding dresses at discounted prices," owner Caryl says. Read on to get the lowdown...... read more
Posted: 29 December 2020
Somerset bridal boutique ABC Wedding Dresses in Langport is gearing up for an amazing designer week full of discounts and special offers from the 29th December to the 10th January in its Langport boutique."I've been running my business in Somerset for more than 30 years," owner Caryl Kendall tells us. "We stock a gorgeous range of bridal gowns by Ronald Joyce, Victoria Jane, Pure by Romantica, Hilary Morgan and Hermione. We also have a range of off-the-peg designer wedding dresses."... read more
Posted: 15 December 2020
Rookery Bridal was purchased last October by Sarah Hackett and is now independently owned and managed by her and her team. As part of the new plans for the business, Rookery Bridal were meant to move in June to a shiny new home near Rooksbridge, Axbridge, Somerset. However, the weather in early 2020 along with COVID put pay to that!However, it is not all doom and gloom because, from Tuesday 5th January 2021, Rookery Bridal will open its doors in its brand-new home!!... read more
Posted: 15 December 2020
Are you more of a jeans and a t-shirt kind of girl? Never worn a big dress before? Well then choosing a wedding dress can be a daunting prospect. We caught up with the lovely Jan Wright, owner of Bristol wedding dress shop Bride at Home Boutique for her expert advice and top tips. "We have been helping brides find their dream wedding gowns for 29 years, so our team has a wealth of knowledge and we love sharing it..."... read more
Posted: 5 November 2020
It's been a very busy year for Rookery Bridal, as two weeks after reopening in June, the team packed up to move to its new home at The Mill House in Rooksbridge. "The move was exhausting," says owner Sarah Hackett. "It's only when you pack up 70 gowns and accessories that you realise how much there is to do!" It took a long weekend to get everything ready before the boutique's lovely customers were welcomed back.... read more
Posted: 22 October 2020