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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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It’s July, the sun is shining, then it’s raining, then it’s blowing a gale, then it’s sunny again…and it only seems right to dust off the album to BBB’s own amazing wedding day which happened back in July 2009 on the farm I grew up on, before BBB was a twinkle in my eye! Although obvious ...
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The Great Hall Wedding Fair 2015

Great Hall Wedding FairLast weekend BBB went to Bristol Grammar School, for the second time this month, to attend The Great Hall Wedding Fair. Only a few weeks ago Bristol’s (wedding) finest met within these grand walls to help me get some stunning new images of the dresses stocked at Bristol Bri ...
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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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