The Most Luxurious Bridal Boutiques

Finding ‘The One’ should be fun and fabulous, not stressful and exhausting. With our pick of the capital’s best bridal boutiques, you’ll be saying yes to the dress in no time, whatever your style.

The Mews Bridal, Notting Hill

Best for: Boho Parisian Chic 

The Mews is the bridal destination for unique and effortless boho chic. Exclusively stocking sought-after Parisian designers like Delphine Manivet, Laure de Sagazan and Rime Arodaky, the Notting Hill boutique is as dreamy as its dresses. Whitewashed walls, fresh roses and flurries of Diptyque candles make visiting this boutique a romantic delight.

Adele-dos-copie dress (The Mews Bridal)

Appointment only. Prices start from £1,500.

Find it: 202 Kensington Park Rd, London W11 1NR, themewsnottinghill.co.uk

 

David’s Bridal

Best for: Vera Wang Fans

A bridal boutique that means business, David’s houses a selection of American designers, including the legendary Vera Wang White collection. The spacious dressing room gives you space to try out your aisle walk and the atmosphere hums with excitement. Stylists are efficient and knowledgeable and will make great suggestions if you’re not sure where to start.

A White by Vera Wang wedding dress (David’s Bridal)

Appointment only. Prices start from £225.

Find it: Ground Floor, The Street, Westfield Stratford City, London E20 1EN, davidsbridal.co.uk/

Browns Bride 

Best for: Classic Bridal

This fashion industry favourite is the queen of bridal boutiques. Browns Bride is home to big name designers like Valentino and Vera Wang but also has a touch of the niche to make your day unique. 

Appointment only. Prices start from just under £3000.

Find it: 12 Hinde St, London, W1U 3BE, brownsfashion.com

Alice Temperley Bridal

Best for: Romantic Decadence

Ethereal with touches of glamour, Temperley dresses are both dreamy and decadent. As designer Alice Temperley believes that ‘each dress has to be the perfect blend of functionality and fantasy’, they are also comfortable and flattering. This union jack-fronted boutique is tucked away in a Notting Hill mews and its spacious upstairs room is the perfect setting for trying on the gorgeous gowns.

(Alice Temperley Bridal)

Appointment only. Prices start from £2,500.

Find it: 6-7 Colville Mews, London W11 2DA, temperleylondon.com/content/bridal-brochure

Fur Coat, No Knickers 

Best for: Chic Attitude

As you can probably tell by the name, this is a wedding dress shop with attitude. The vintage dresses in this chic boutique span the 20th century, and the ladies behind them have worked on costume design for Kim Cattrall, meaning they know how to give you the star treatment.

Appointment only. Prices available on request. 

Find it: 12-14 Cromwell Road, Oval, London, SW9 7BJ, furcoatnoknickers.co.uk

Phillipa Lepley

Best for: Bespoke Bridal

You can shop in style at this luxury boutique on the Fulham Road, where your own floor and plenty of refreshments make for a relaxing experience. Lepley gowns are custom-made to enhance and flatter the bride’s figure, making them the ultimate in bespoke design.

The boutique’s exterior (Phillipa Lepley)

Appointment only. Prices start from £3000.

Find it: 48 Fulham Rd, London SW3 6HH, phillipalepley.com

Pronovias

Best for: VIP Experience

If you’re in need of a bit of bubbly to calm your nerves, head down to Pronovias on New Bond Street where you’ll be greeted with a glass of prosecco. Delicate lace, corsets and show-stopping trains are plentiful here. 

Appointment only. Prices start from £400.

Find it: 94 New Bond St, London, W1S 1SH, pronovias.co.uk

Paverly Bridal

Best for: Experimenting with Style

Browse the rows of dresses at Paverly and experiment with designers such as Maggie Sottero and Atelier Lyanna. One-to-one appointments allow you to take your time and the gowns are all meticulously organised, with savvy staff on hand to help you find your perfect look. The carefully chosen collection is ample without being overwhelming, with everything from dreamy tulle to iridescent beading just waiting to be tried on.

The fitting room (Paverly Bridal)

Appointment only. Prices start from £680.

Find it: 98 The Broadway, Wimbledon, London, SW19 1RH, paverlybridal.co.uk/

Sassi Holford

Best for: Style and Service

Sassi Holford has been designing wedding dresses for 35 years and every gown is handmade in England. From classic shapes to more modern silhouettes, this lovely boutique has a great variety of styles and, even better, helpful staff who take care to understand your ideas and guide you through the collection.

The Darcy dress (Sassi Holford)

Appointment only. Prices start from £2,000.

Find it: 82 Fulham Rd, London SW3 6HR, sassiholford.com

Mirror Mirror 

Best for: Grecian Godesses

This boutique has its own couture dresses as well as an impressive array of designer items including Naomi Neoh, Cymbeline, and Gemy. Mirror Mirror has dressed the likes of Zoe Ball and Amanda Holden and their style ranges from Grecian godess to fairytale princess. 

Appointment only.​ Prices start from £1850.

Find it: 56 Penton Street, London, N1 9QA, Mirrormirror.uk.com

Charlie Brear 

Best for: Vintage Dresses

Based in west London, this store has a fun and fabulous variety of vintage wedding dresses. Charlie Brear was pegged as “one to watch” at London fashion week and her designs are truly timeless. 

Appointment only. Prices start from £1220.

Find it: 33 Tottenham St, London, W1T 4RR, charliebrear.com

 
(Charlie Brear 2016 collection )

Lanvin 

Best for: Designer Masterpieces

Hidden away in a basement in Mayfair, the french designer’s masterpieces are safe from the hustle and bustle of the high street. The styling at Lanvin is experimental at times, yet honours the classic ingredients of lace, frills and soft tones.

Appointment only. Prices available on request.

Find it: 128 Mount St, London, W1K 3NU, lanvin.com

Candy Anthony

Best for: 50s Glamour

The place to go for 50s inspired wedding dresses, Candy Anthony is a bridal boutique based under the Oxo Tower. What it lacks in size it more than makes up for in character, and the dedicated seamstresses there will help to make your wedding a real high society affair. 

Appointment only. Prices start from £795.

Find it: Oxo Tower Wharf, Barge House Street, London, SE1 9PH, candyanthony.com

Le Spose di Gio 

Best for: Italian Elegance

Le Spose di Gio

This Italian designer is based in Belgravia and this is the place to go for light and understated glamour. The simplicity of the pieces at Le Spose di Gio makes them refreshing and versatile and each wedding dress is made to measure with 100 per cent Italian pure silk fabrics. 

Appointment only. Prices start from £3,500.

Find it: 81 Ebury Street, London, SW1W 9QU, le-spose-di-gio.it

Bruce Oldfield 

Best for: Critical Acclaim

This boutique on Beauchamp Place has provided dresses for Samantha Cameron and Jemima Khan and offers a classic and ornate style. The gowns are couture or custome made and designed by the critically acclaimed Bruce Oldfield, of course.

Appointment only. Prices available on request.

Find it: 34 Beauchamp Pl, London, SW3 1NU, bruceoldfield.com

No Comments Yet

Comments are closed