In general, about a year before is ideal, although the answer will be different for different people! I’ve covered this as best as I can in this blog post
All you really need is your beautiful self! It can be useful to wear a strapless bra and to bring a pair of heeled shoes, but neither are essential. Please try to keep make-up to a minimum to help keep the dresses at their best.
A second opinion is vital to help you make such an important decision, but focus on quality over quantity – ideally 2 or 3 people at most. Have a read of this blog post to understand why! Please note in line with our Coronvirus safety policy and procedures only one guest will be able to attend in person. Get anyone else ready and waiting on video call to keep them involved!
In line with our Coronavirus safety policy and procedures, babies and children should not be brought into the boutique. Thank you for your understanding.
Of course! I will never push a bride into committing to a dress when she’s not ready to do so. The only important thing to remember is that because there’s generally only one of each dress in the boutique, if you don’t snap it up then someone else might… so don’t take too long to decide!
If a dress is too big, a seamstress can make a wedding dress smaller by around two sizes, so it can still be adjusted to fit you like a glove! If you love a dress that’s a little too small, there are sometimes ways around this too which we can discuss during your appointment.
Whilst I don’t offer an in house service, I’ll be happy to provide details of experienced local seamstresses for any alterations you may need. Please note alterations are not included in the price of the dress and will need to be paid for separately, directly to your chosen seamstress.
If you find “The One” payment is taken in full and you take your dress home the same day! Payment can be made by cash, debit/credit card (except American Express) or bank transfer.
Townhouse Bridal is a proud stockist of Bianco Evento veils and hoop skirts / petticoats. You’ll also find a selection of belts, jewellery and hair accessories from Richard Designs, Starlet Jewellery and Athena Bridal Jewellery. Just like the wedding dresses, bridal accessories are ready to take away the same day!
Townhouse Bridal is solely dedicated to the bride-to-be and making her look and feel fabulous for her big day, so you won’t find any of the above in the boutique. Oh well, it’s a fabulous excuse for another shopping trip!
All bridal gowns are bought solely on a wholesale basis to help keep prices as low as possible for brides. If you’re looking to sell your wedding dress you can get 10% off your listing with Still White by clicking here – www.stillwhite.co.uk