Archive for the ‘Features’ Category

Accessorising – adding the finishing touches!

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You’ve picked the perfect dress, but it doesn’t end there.  Now you need to make sure that the finishing touches are all in place.  It’s not just about what happens from the neck down.   To complete the whole look you …

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A few hints & tips on shopping for ‘The One’


In our experience, the moment the engagement ring is on the finger, the first thing the Bride thinks about is ‘The Dress’.  Face it, most of us have been thinking about it since the age of about 4!  Back in …

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A typical day……

Where do we start…….  No day is typical – and that’s probably what we love about it.

Meeting new customers, catching up with existing customers and greeting old customers, like old friends, when they pop in to visit us with …

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A few words from the new girl……


When we opened our second shop – The Warwickshire Bridal Gown Outlet ( we obviously needed more staff.  Louise has been working with us for six weeks now, and here she shares a little insight into her new job…..


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Train Ettiquette

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Rumour has it, trains on wedding gowns are back in fashion.  We don’t think they ever went away!!!!

The majority of Brides that come to us want at least a small train, with some girls opting for full length Cathedral …

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Calling All Curvy Girls!


We get lots of curvy-girls visiting us.  We prefer ‘Curvy’ to ‘Plus-size’, but unfortunately ‘Plus-size’ seems to be the term used by not only bridal, but also the fashion industry as a whole.

We’ve always carried gowns for ladies above …

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Tips on Gown Shopping


We’re right in the middle of the busy selling season so we’ve popped together a few little suggestions to make choosing your gown a pleasant experience.

Research the shops you’re considering visiting…….

Look at their websites & especially their Facebook …

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National Apprenticeship Week


At The Bridal Gallery we huge advocators of Apprenticeships.  Sarah & Roisin were recently invited to attend the Houses of Parliament at the Palace of Westminster, to talk to other small & medium business owners and encourage them to consider …

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Only Brides Can Understand…….

Until you join that crowd of girls who proudly bear that sparkler on the third finger left hand, there are some things you just won’t understand about wedding planning — no matter how hard you try. This goes out to …

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Protect yourself from buying a fake wedding dres


Nowadays you can get fantastic prices for “designer” wedding dresses online…or so it seems.

What is the real story behind these sites that offer these amazing deals and send your dream dress straight to your home? Let me tell you: …

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