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Bristol Bridal Boutique

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Bristol Bridal Boutique sells sample and preloved designer wedding dresses with up to 70% off their RRP.
Products and Services
Appointment Only
Bridal Boutique
Last-minute Orders
Online Shop
Physical Shop / Studio
Wedding Dresses
Pricing & Costs
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Prices start at
  • £500

Laura continued to provide an amazing service
When I first got engaged, a good friend told me about Laura and her plans to set up Bristol Bridal Boutique. It sounded like a great id... 
By Anthea Hawke on 18th March 2017
A happy couple
Married in October 2014

This is exactly what a city like Bristol needs
This is exactly what a city like Bristol needs, a locally ran, beautiful bridal boutique that has a conscience. Found Laura so helpful, ... 
By Rachel Bartlett-Williams on 18th March 2017
A happy couple
Married in November 2015

a perfect relaxed setting to try on the dress
The relaxed atmosphere you've created in your home to try on the dresses was great. Your bedroom, decorated with walls of beautiful gown... 
By Laura Anstee on 18th March 2017
A happy couple
Married in October 2015

I'd been so scared about finding my wedding dress
I had been so scared about finding my wedding dress and really getting that feeling 'this is the one'. Laura at the Bristol Bridal Bouti... 
By Rosemarie Lovegrove on 18th March 2017
A happy couple
Married in February 2016

Laura was helpful friendly and professional
After a few trips to high street bridal shops, some with entrance fees and price tags beyond what I was comfortable with, I realised I w... 
By Wendy Burgess on 18th March 2017
A happy couple
Married in July 2016 must visit Laura at Bristol Bridal Boutique
If you want the really special bridal experience that is personalised and totally tailored then you must visit Laura at the Bristol Brid... 
By Felicity Rumley on 18th March 2017
A happy couple
Married in August 2016

Full Description
  • With over 50 fabulous dresses in stock there is a huge range of to choose from with budgets ranging from £500 - £1700. Designers include Caroline Castigliano, Suzanne Neville, Stewart Parvin, Annasul Y, White Rose, Lusan Mandongus, Ritva Westenius, Sassi Holford, Naomi Neoh, Emma Hunt and many more. All dresses are ex-bridal shop samples or preloved gowns. Bristol Bridal Boutique is a home business which has a relaxed, fun and informal vibe with a glass of bubbly for all our brides and guests thrown in for good measure!
  • Personal Message from the Manager
    Name of Wedding Contact: Laura McFadden
    Hello - My name is Laura and I am the owner of Bristol Bridal Boutique. Congratulations on your engagement! I set up my business because I LOVE wedding dresses and I found my own wedding dress as a sample back in 2009. This is a FANTASTIC way to wear a designer dress for a fraction of the price. I welcome any questions or queries so please just get in touch
  • Experience
    Year Business Was Established
    # Of Weddings Hosted
    Between 30 and 50
    # Of People In Team
    Public Liability Insurance
Press & Awards
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Press and Awards (3)
Whimsical Wonderland Wedding blog
Vow Magazine
West Weddings magazine
Location & Contact Details
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  • Directions
    • Address
    • Vicarage Rd, Bristol, Bristol, BS3 1PD, England
    • Nearest Town
    • Bristol
    • Nearest Motorway & Junction
    • M4 Junction 19
    • Nearest Train Station
    • Bristol Temple Meads
    • Travel Notes
    • Bristol Bridal Boutique is on a residential street and during the week has permit parking (I have visitor permits) but no restrictions at the weekend.
    • Nearest Airport
    • Bristol
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What is your most memorable wedding?
It has to be a bride I had who came to me 2 weeks before her wedding...her dress had not arrived at the shop she had ordered it from! I promise this story ends well....She was quite emotional when she first called me to tell me what had happened but I said I could fit her in that day. She found a dress she loved and thankfully my seamstress was able to see her quickly too. The best moment for me was when she sent me some photos of the day and said that in the end she had much preferred the dress she had got from me. So all was well :)
Describe your style in 5 adjectives.
Classic, elegant, casual, relaxed, fun
What about your business are you most proud of?
That I can offer brides truly amazing dresses with such a fantastic discount.
What is your #1 wedding planning tip for couples?
Have fun planning and do what you want to do.
What is your favourite personal touch you have seen at a wedding?
Homemade lemon curd and chutneys for all their guests
Describe your typical process with a couple.
I really enjoy seeing a bride on her own or with one other close relative/friend. First of all I ask her if she has tried on other dresses, if so what she likes and what she doesn't. We normally spend about 2 hours together.
What do you love most about your job?
The fun time I have with my brides trying on dresses and the moment they find the one! Also receiving the photo of their day months later is absolutely wonderful.
What is your favourite style of wedding dress?
OOOh that is tricky as I would normally say a vintage-inspired gown from the 1930s but I love a structured gown - I have Stewart Parvin gown at the moment which has a 'bardot' style/off the shoulder top with fit and flare shape at the bottom and I just adore it and can't believe no-one has snapped it up!
What is the best way to incorporate "Something Blue" into the wedding outfit?
I love how some wedding dress designers sew a blue button or bow into the inside of the dress as incorporating blue into an ivory dress isn't easy - so best it is hidden I think!
What is your favourite wedding dress of all time?
My wedding dress - a sample Jenny Packham gown called Roseberry. Although I think the Duchess of Cambridge's Sarah Burton for McQueen dress is one of the best of all time!