Choosing your dream wedding dress is undeniably one of the most exciting parts of getting married and here's where North East boutique owners and their teams can help you choose the perfect gown.
Your local North East 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 North East based brides-to-be.
Here’s some great wedding boutiques and shops in the North East from places like Newcastle, Sunderland, Durham, Middlesbrough, Tyneside and Northumberland, whom you might want to get in touch with...
Don't forget to mention Your North East Wedding magazine when contacting wedding dress boutiques.
Our gorgeous Award winning boutique is on the outskirts of the beautiful city of Durham, close to major road links and was carefully selected to make sure that we can offer the most amazing Bridal experience for our brides and their family and friends during their private appointment.
We offer free parking, longer than average appointment times and a dedicated experienced bridal consultant and luxury private bridal suite and refreshments for the duration of your visit.
Want your own personal space to try on dresses with your #bridaltribe? Check out Durham's The Blue Bow Bridal Company, who've just added a Luxe Lounge room to their boutique. This gorgeous new addition is a dedicated area for you to relax while finding your perfect gown. Complete with sofa for chilling, tons of natural light and, of course, your very own mini catwalk with fulllength mirror, it's time to come over all supermodel when searching for the wedding dress of your dreams. Visit www.bluebowbridal.co.uk for info, being sure to request the Luxe Lounge at the time of booking to secure your slot.
Posted: 26 September 2023
Bridal store chain, David's Bridal has confirmed that all UK stores are launching a closing down sale, with dramatic reductions across wedding dresses, bridesmaid dresses and more. Following its administration announcement last month, David's Bridal is closing all four of it's UK stores, with all stock discounted. David's Bridal's extensive closing down sale will commence with at least 40% off everything in-store.
Posted: 26 May 2023
We were bowled over when we saw Stokesley wedding dress designer Kate Fearnley's Platinum collection! This six-piece line-up – along with a selection of add-on separates including sleeves, skirts, and capes – was inspired by the celebration of her 20th year in the occasion wear business. The styles draw inspiration from some of the strong silhouettes and detailing used from her design portfolio over the years, featuring her brand's signature style of hand-finished embroidery and unique detailing. Now stocked in 12 bridal boutiques across the UK, including Kate's own North Yorkshire showroom.
Posted: 22 December 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
You'll be hard pushed to find someone not feeling the pinch right now thanks to the UK's cost of living crisis. That's Your North East Wedding is pleased to hear about Darlington's Something Old, Something New Sustainable Bridal Wear, who've launched their business as a way of helping brides-to-be find their dream dress at a fraction of the price. The family-run venture was borne from a wedding dress shopping trip of their own last year where they saw a gap in the market.
Posted: 6 July 2022
Nestled in Durham, Wedding Wardrobe has announced the opening of its new Bridal Sewing Rooms, due to open in spring 2022.
The team is currently renovating a gorgeous space in Chester-le-Street and will be offering brides alteration services in a beautiful setting. After purchasing their gown from any boutique, clients can tweak their design and ensure the perfect fit thanks to the experienced seamstresses. The Bridal Sewing Rooms is the perfect place for clients to continue their wedding journey in style, and all appointments will be private with space to bring guests along.
Posted: 12 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
Back in 2020, photographs went viral of Jasmine Dauphine, a high school student in Washington DC who was wearing a stunning red dress purchased for her prom – this sadly was cancelled due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
Andréa Benton, a native of Cincinnati, saw the gown and knew she needed it for her wedding. She discovered that the dress was made to order in China by Lunss Couture, a company favoured by American women seeking custom-made affordability.
Posted: 24 February 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