Bristol Bridal Boutique » Wedding dresses

Taking photos during bridal appointments:Today I would like to talk about something that has come up recently with many of my brides regarding taking photos during bridal appointments. I am going to state my opinion on the matter first so that everyone is clear about what happens when you visit Bris ...
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Now it may seem strange that I am writing a title like that when I am in the business of selling sample and second-hand wedding dresses - BUT - I wanted to give an honest and upfront account of how I view the process and to encourage all brides to be savvy when buying ANY wedding dress - whether it ...
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V&A Wedding Dress Exhibition (1775-2014)

For one day only BBB forgot about sample and second-hand wedding dresses, met my Mum in South Ken and stepped back in time to see what the world had to say about wedding dresses 300 years ago. The V&A is one of my favourite places in London. I’ve only been a few times but it knows how to put o ...
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The Wedding To Out-Style All Weddings!

A year ago this month two pals of mine had THE MOST stylish, romantic and fabulous wedding day. I am biased as I was Matron of Honour (Matron!?! Sounds like I am 80 years old!) but from that position I obviously knew them very well, had witnessed their love story and got goosebumps all over when the ...
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Every girl needs…an amazing seamstress

I always refer to her as mine, she has become my mentor and friend, she is HUGELY talented and wise and I couldn’t run Bristol Bridal Boutique without her….Introducing the inspiration behind this month's blog…Susan Gilby - Dress designer, award winning seamstress, general amazing person...... ...
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On January 3rd 2014 I decided to start my own business. The randomness of this date still baffles me. Many would say ‘ah a new years resolution’. I say ‘no just totally random!’ This is the day I announced to my husband Sam ‘I’m going to do it….I’m going to start a business selling s ...
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