Bridalwear boutiques in Essex

Choosing your dream wedding dress is undeniably one of the most exciting parts of getting married and here's where Essex boutique owners and their teams can help you choose the perfect gown.

Your local Essex 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 Essex based brides-to-be.

Here’s some great wedding boutiques and shops in Essex from places like Colchester, Harlow, Southend, Chelmsford, Grays, Braintree and Clacton, whom you might want to get in touch with...

Don't forget to mention An Essex Wedding magazine when contacting wedding dress boutiques.

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Featured Bridalwear boutiques in Essex

Dress Code Nine

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Bridal Gowns

We have many Bridal gown designers at Dress Code Nine. Here are some of the names we stock. Art Couture, Eddy K, Eternity, Mary's, Angela Bianca.

Please have a look at our website to see lots of different designs.

We are always getting new lines arriving so if you are after a particular style please do not hesitate to call us.

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Erin Kelly Bridal

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Kelly Hull founded Erin Kelly Bridal in 2019 following a 25+ year career in fashion and retail. Drawing from her experience when looking for the dream dress, Kelly has created a welcoming space that gives brides the full experience.

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