You can be assured that the bride always takes centre stage at our boutique.
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The team helped me immensely...
The team helped me immensely! I had a baby 18 weeks before the wedding and they communicated with the designer to make sure I would have...
I went to over 50 bridal shops looking for my...
I went to over 50 bridal shops looking for my gown. I actually found the shopping process quite underwhelming until I found BOW. They we...
All very friendly...
All very friendly and helpful
Laura is amazing...
Laura is amazing, helpful and kind Infact everyone at bow is amazing.
Personally I found the thought of wedding dress shopping daunting...
Personally I found the thought of wedding dress shopping daunting and was nervous I wouldn't find the right dress for me. Walking into B...
Absolutely fantastic local shop with staff who really care...
Absolutely fantastic local shop with staff who really care. I cannot thank them enough for helping me to find my dream dress! They made ...
I loved every expereince I had with brides of Winchester...
I loved every expereince I had with brides of Winchester and after having an operation and having to put my final fitting back they help...
I costed many other bridal shops including designers in London...
I costed many other bridal shops including designers in London and this is hands down the best shop I visited. It is presented so beauti...
The customer service provided by Brides of Winchester is superb...
The customer service provided by Brides of Winchester is superb. The staff are professional, knowledgeable and very kind. They make you ...
I absolutely loved my experience at Brides of Winchester...
I absolutely loved my experience at Brides of Winchester. Laura, Hayley and the team are so professional and friendly. They really care ...
Brides of Winchester were excellent in helping me choose a...
Brides of Winchester were excellent in helping me choose a gown for my wedding. They guided me through the process with professionalism ...
The wonderful ladies at BOW helped me achieve the look...
The wonderful ladies at BOW helped me achieve the look I was wanting with a dress that flattered my size and shape. They were friendly a...
I tried several bridal wear shops before a friend recommended...
I tried several bridal wear shops before a friend recommended Brides of Winchester. Hayley, Emma and Laura could not have been helpful a...
The ladies at BOW...
The ladies at BOW, Hayley and Emma in particular, were warm and welcoming, they knew their stock and what would suit their customer. The...
I had a lovely experience looking for my dress at...
I had a lovely experience looking for my dress at BOW. Before my appointment I was asked lots of questions for the team to prepare for t...
From meeting the lovely ladies at the wedding fair all...
From meeting the lovely ladies at the wedding fair all the way through to collecting my dress, they made me feel like I was the only bri...
My BOW experience was great from start to finish...
My BOW experience was great from start to finish! I knew exactly what I wanted and with help and advice from the BOW ladies I had a besp...
Very welcoming friendly shop...
Very welcoming friendly shop. Couldn't of asked anymore.
As soon as I walked into Brides of Winchester I...
As soon as I walked into Brides of Winchester I was greeted with smiles and made to feel so relaxed and confident. The staff were fabulo...
I was made to feel special from the minute I...
I was made to feel special from the minute I stepped through the door at Brides of Winchester. The sales assistant gave just the right a...
The entire experience from start to finish was seamless...
The entire experience from start to finish was seamless and fun! Everyone's professionalism, honesty and kindness all added to my weddin...
It is hard to do justice to this boutique in...
It is hard to do justice to this boutique in only 500 characters. Everything about them is simply exceptional. Their warm welcoming mann...
BoW is in the heart of the cosmopolitan city of Winchester, where brides can discover the very best of British designers, from Suzanne Neville's couture fashion statements to Charlie Brear's boho-chic styles, and everything in between. Our devoted team of consultants are 'all about the bride', with a pursuit to find the perfect style which still allows for the bride's personality to shine through. Whilst aiming for a 360* stress free bridal experience; we guide brides through the enjoyable experience of finding the perfect dress, from the very beginning of the journey to after the big day with assistance in cleaning and preserving their gown.
At BOW our ethos is to run the business with the customer at the very centre of everything we do, and so, we take great care in delivering paramount value to our clients; from the labels we stock, the staff employed, the unrushed appointments to the enormous effort put in to our flourishing social media presence and an honest & kind approach to very bride who walks through our door.
We are lucky to have fantastic relationships with our designers with whom we hold a number of events every year with the designer themselves attending on the day. Allowing the brides to meet the designer and talk about their vision of the perfect gown can help even the most anxious or indecisive of girls achieve their dream and version of perfection. In addition an event schedule that includes - Wedding Planning workshops, mother of the bride evenings, accessory and beauty evenings are all on offer to help the bride organise themselves and the wedding party.
In summary our brand stands for integrity, honesty and outstanding customer service.
Year Business Was Established
# Of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
# Of People In Team
Public Liability Insurance
Press & Awards
Accreditations / Associations (1)
Member of the Retail Bridal Industry
Industry Awards (1)
Location & Contact Details
81d High Street, Winchester, Hampshire, SO23 9AP, England
Nearest Motorway & Junction
Nearest Train Station
Winchester train station
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What do you love most about your job?
I definitely love the experience of helping someone look and feel beautiful on such a special day. Seeing the joy on their face when they find their dream dress then working with them right through their emotional journey to the big day is so rewarding. Knowing that you have had a small but key part in making someone’s wedding day that extra bit special is a huge thrill. I get really involved with our brides and enjoy using my years of experience as a wedding organiser to help them through the minefield of organising such a big day. It’s a huge honour that someone trusts you enough to put the most important dress of their life in your hands.
Some of my local Brides still pop in for coffee when they are passing, it feels like they have become part of the Brides of Winchester family! I always go home at the end of the day with a big smile on my face especially if I’ve been sitting with a bride, and sometimes her groom, looking at the photos of their day.
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