So you've got the gorgeous diamond ring and a partner for life. The next step? Finding the perfect wedding dress for your special day!

Finding the right wedding dress is something that sometimes fills a bride with dread. How do you know if it’s the one? What if you don’t get an immediate rush of emotions? What if you don’t even like wearing dresses? So many questions, and so much uncertainty. We’ve compiled a list of the best bridal gown studios in Bristol, that are quelling fears and answering questions left right and centre, to help you on your search. 

Allison Jayne

Allison Jayne is a multi-award-winning independent business that was established back in 1972 and has three stores, which are located in Bristol, Cardiff and Swansea. 

Appealing to stylish brides wanting quality, and originality, alongside a personal approach to finding ‘the dress’, Allison Jayne has built up some of the most successful independent bridal boutiques in the UK.
 
Fashion-forward and elegant, our brides travel from all over the country to visit our stores to choose from our extensive selection of designers. We are major stockists of Pronovias, Nicole, Maggie Sottero, Rebecca Ingram, Justin Alexander and Ellis.
 
All three of our boutiques are City Centre based and feature luxurious surroundings and are fully air-conditioned for you and your guest's comfort.
 
Choosing your wedding dress should be one of the most memorable and enjoyable parts of planning your big day, with this in mind we offer a full-service experience, with our bridal consultants always on hand to offer honesty and the latest bridal styling advice.
 
Uniquely, we provide an in-house alteration service, our seamstresses have over sixty-five years of experience ensuring that your gown is always in expert hands. Allison Jayne also will store your gown on our premises until a date is ready for your collection before your wedding.
 
We will look forward to you contacting us and will be delighted to make an appointment for you to view our gowns… we can’t wait to meet you!
 
 

Find out more about Allison Jayne here.

Rookery Bridal

Welcome to Rookery Bridal, Somerset’s independently owned bridal Boutique, based near Rooksbridge. Our Boutique is situated in a lovely location ideally positioned for J22 of the M5. An easy commute from Bristol, where many of our brides visit us from.

Rookery Bridal is owned and run by Sarah with the help of her manager Emma. Sarah has many years of experience in the Bridal industry, having run her own boutique for the last eight years.

Rookery Bridal are stockists for several Designer gowns, including Essense of Australia, Paloma Blanca, Justin Alexander, Rosa Clara (Adriana Alier), Romantica of Devon and Randy Fenoli! We aim to provide gowns to suit most budgets and for all figures.

Rookery Bridal also has a large selection of accessories – veils, tiaras, petticoats and more! Even if you haven’t purchased your gown from us, we can always help accessorise you! Our petticoats are also available to hire, plus we provide a Wedding Day Fitting Service should you need us on your Special Day.

We are a stockist for Dessy to provide brides with a beautiful selection of bridesmaid gowns!

We pride ourselves on our exceptional customer service and quality. We love meeting and helping brides and, hopefully, we will meet you soon! To book an appointment, contact us:

E: [email protected]

W- https://rookerybridal.co.uk/

T – 01934 751111

Find out more about Rookery Bridal here.

The Mews Bridal

Fashion meets bridal in the style-savvy Mews Bridal Clifton surroundings. The Mews was founded to serve brides who were craving a fashionable twist on the traditional classics. Unique and effortlessly beautiful are words to describe the collection offered. 

Led by mother and daughter team Gail and Lauren, The Mews Bridal has brought a breath of fresh air to the industry. What started in a quaint Clifton boutique has now expanded to Notting Hill and New York. The boutique also exclusively stocks some of the most sought after Parisian designers. Want to see what all the fuss is about? Book an appointment today!

Find out more about The Mews Bridal here.

WED2B Bristol

WED2B is a nationwide boutique that offers exceptional service to brides. Finding the perfect dress is all about you. That’s why WED2B focus on giving you the best possible shopping experience. 

There are hundreds of wedding and bridesmaids dresses to try in this beautifully spacious Bristol store. You’ll also be glad to know that there are comfortable changing rooms with a private area for friends and family to sit in. WED2B knows how important it is for your loved ones to be involved in this special moment. Friendly staff are always close by to offer advice... or a tissue to wipe away a happy tear. 

Find out more about WED2B Bristol here.

Lace & Grace Bridal

Lace & Grace is a firm favourite amongst wedding shop experts. Not only are you pampered with a first-class retail service, but you are also able to relax in a luxurious and fabulously vintage-inspired boutique. Mother and daughter duo Carol and Becky Pincott welcome you with open arms to their shop in the bustling market town of Keynsham. 

They cater to the contemporary bride with exquisite and unique gowns. Both renowned British and international designers are showcased within the boutique. If you’d prefer, a bespoke and couture service is also on offer here. Share your creative visions with Carol, who is an established designer and dressmaker with over 25 years of experience. 

Find out more about Lace & Grace Bridal here.

Karen Reilly

Karen Reilly has been designing bespoke wedding gowns for over 25 years. She knows her way around a sewing machine, and her dresses have travelled down the aisle more times than you can say “I Do”. The shop and design studio are located in the heart of Bristol on the beautiful 16th-century Christmas Steps. 

Creative, stylish and contemporary. These are wedding gowns that are individually designed with you in mind. You will collaborate with Karen to create the dress of your dreams… the only limit is your imagination. Each gown is made by hand to your requirements. Booking is by appointment only, so give Karen a call. She’s always looking to start a new design journey. 

Find out more about Karen Reilly here.

The Bridal Boutique

The Bridal Boutique is a small, characterful, independent boutique that offers an inspirational alternative to traditional bridal shops. 
 
Charlotte, the owner, has a background in fashion design and having manufactured her own label in the past she truly understands quality at affordable prices.
 
Charlotte aims to provide  Brides with a comfortable & intimate no pressure experience!
 
Charlotte works with each Bride as an individual exploring their requirements and offering them a wealth of experience.
 
The Bridal Boutique sells off-the-peg dresses, as well as made-to-order dresses, with sizes ranging from 6 - to 30. 
 
The designer sample dresses are exceedingly good value and Charlotte can also offer a package deal to include alterations in-house.
 
Charlotte is passionate about her creations at The Bridal Boutique, she has a real love for selling vintage-style tea dresses and is proud to offer the biggest range of stunning designs in the area, including the established well-known label, Brighton Belle. 
 
The Bridal Boutique also sells complementary accessories including a wide range of Rainbow Club wedding shoes, and they also offer a professional alterations service even if you haven't originally bought your dress from them!
 
Charlotte also offers a 10% discount to NHS workers.
 
You can find Charlotte at The Bridal Boutique, The Galleries, 25 Union St, Bristol BS1 3XB and on 07976 854014. 
 

Find out more about The Bridal Boutique here.

The Bridal Room

The name of this bridal boutique says it all! It’s a room tailored to all your bridal shopping wants and needs. This is a safe space that invites women of all ages and all sizes to find their perfect fit. 

You’ll find a collection of gowns that are statement, with a hint of vintage glamour. This is a well-established Bristol shop that has been in business for almost 20 years. They. Are. Thriving. Check out their remarkable selection of dresses by long-established names such as Mori Lee, Sophia Tolli, Dando London and Lusan Mandongus. 

Find out more about The Bridal Room here.

Just For You Bridal

Those of you who pass through the city centre of Bristol regularly will have seen the Just For You Bridal boutique on your commute. It’s hard to miss, being located next to one of the largest shopping centres that the city has to offer. Unwind in the relaxing confines of a glistening showroom, and learn from experts who have over 20 years of experience in the business. 

You’re free to browse the shop, as every wall is lined with elegant gowns as far as the eye can see. Please schedule an appointment to get the best assistance in navigating through the racks. Let your personal shopper know what dress you dream of, and they will be sure to point you in the right direction. Your bridal gown purchase is a once-in-a-lifetime event. You deserve the time and attention of a professional consultant. 

Find out more about Just For You Bridal here.

Bride At Home

Bride at Home Boutique is an established, award-winning, and talented bridal shop with over 29 years of experience. If you are looking for your perfect Bridal gown, with many designers to choose from, we have something for everyone. Our prices range per collection, please see the website for details. 
 
The boutique prides itself in providing a personal, friendly service and a truly enjoyable experience at their spacious boutique. We have a wide selection of bridal,  prom and bridesmaid dresses.  As well as providing all bridal accessories. Using UK sizing, we stock sizes from petite to plus size, promising to cater for all body shapes. With talented seamstresses in store,  we have been making dreams come true since 1991.
 
“After 29 years we are now seeing the next generation; mothers bringing their daughters to the boutique for prom or even their weddings.  Knowing the great attention to detail we provide; we are honoured to welcome them back” 
 
Designers include White one, Sincerity, Ronald Joyce, and many more in-store.
  
To arrange please contact us on 01179568068
Or email us at: [email protected]
 

Find out more about Bride at home here.

 

 

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