Designers & Boutiques

Allow plenty of notice to book in your appointments. Many boutiques will require up to 6 weeks advance bookings for evenings and weekend fittings.
Browns
London, W1
Why go: Great selection including Vera Wang and Monique L’Huillier
Beware of: No comments yet
Fee to try: £25
Cost from: £5,000

Caroline Castigliano
London, W1
Why go: Central London. Great selection of beautiful dresses including some very classic designs.
Beware of: Extremely pushy sales assistants
Fee to try: £25 for a second visit
Cost from: £2,000

Chiltern Street
An avenue of bridal boutiques including Stephanie AllinElizabeth Todd, JS Couture

Christine Kendall 
London, W1
Why go: Beautiful, individual and understated couturier who creates her stunning dresses with her very own hands.
Beware of: Absolutely nothing
Fee to try: None
Cost from: £2,500

David Fielden
London, SW3
Why go: Very unique dresses
Beware of: Price
Fee to try: TBC
Cost from: TBC

Ellie Lowe (Formerly Ellie & Charlotte)
London, SW6
Why go: A collection of simple and unique dresses. Very flexible at working with your ideas.
Beware of: Not exactly a beware of but – a better place to go if you already have an good idea of what you want.
Fee to try: None
Cost from: TBC

Emma Hunt
London, Wimbledon
Why go: Her beautiful lace creations really caught our eye and you will meet with Emma herself.
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Fee to try: None
Cost from: Approx £3,000

Jenny Packham
London, SW1W
Why go: A collection of elegant dresses, including beautiful Grecian styles. Stocked in various boutiques, including Miss Bush below, so can be viewed without going to the specific store.
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Fee to try: No
Cost from: £1,000

Liberty
London, W1
Liberty no longer offer bridal services.

Lisa Redman  
London, Notting Hill
Why go: You will find very different designs here to your usual boutiques; with a focus on fashion and individuality.
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Fee to try: None
Cost from: TBC

Luella’s Boudoir  
Wimbledon
Why go: A unique wedding boutique with a distinct personality. Stocks a selection of vintage wedding dresses.
Beware of: No comments yet
Fee to try: None
Cost from: TBC

Mirror Mirror 
London N1
Why go: Boutique of many different designers; large selection of dresses & an experienced team
Beware: No comments yet
Fee to try: None
Cost from: Variable due to numerous designers available.

Miss Bush 
Ripley, Surrey
Why go: Really varied selection of dresses and designers with an experienced team on hand to help. Well worth a trip down the A3.
Beware of: No comments yet
Fee to try: None
Cost from: Variable due to numerous designers available.

Morgan Davies
Islington, EC1
Why go: Boutique with varied collection including modern classics
Beware of: No comments yet
Fee to try: TBC
Cost from: TBC

Philippa Lepley
London, SW6
Why go: One of London’s leading couture designers. Breathtaking and elegant dresses. Was in the running to make the Duchess of Cambridge’s dress.
Beware of: Price!
Fee to try: TBC
Cost from: Approx £10,000

Pronovias
London, Bond Street (and in Harrods)
Why go: A high end ‘supermarket’ of wedding dresses with a huge selection of styles and designers. Good for trying on lots of different styles from varied designers.
Beware of: Snooty shop assistants. Also check the price tag reflects quality of material.
Fee to try: None
Cost from: £1,000 for Pronovias own brand

Sassi Holford
London, SW3 & Taunton
Why go: An interesting collection of dresses reflecting fashion trends. Expect some big dresses.
Beware of: In shop advice can be more sales orientated that honesty orientated. London store more expensive than Taunton store.
Fee to try: £25
Cost from: £2,500

Teo Kath
Clapham Junction & Wimbledon
Why go: a good selection of dresses including Pronovias
Beware of: No comment yet
Fee to try: None
Cost from: TBC