October 17th, 2018 | Julia Braime
Can you think of anything better than a personal wedding dress appointment with not only a team of expert bridal stylists but also a top British designer? Us neither! Which is why we are so excited to be bringing you news of an a-maz-ing event set to take place at our wonderful Sponsor boutique, the gorgeous LOVE Bridal, located in Altrincham, Cheshire.
Diaries at the ready then ladies (and if you already have plans, cancel them!) – on Saturday 27th October, LOVE Bridal owner Emma Draper and her team will be welcoming Sassi Holford to the boutique along with a truly stunning selection of gowns from her new 2019 Enchanted collection, which are sure to steal your heart!
From beautifully simple silhouettes to detailed showstoppers, there is a dreamy dress design for all that will take your big day limelight moment to the next level.
So, keen to find out more about what this fabulous Designer Day event will hold and get the all-important details on how to secure one of those precious one-hour appointments (which must be booked quick as only a few spaces remain!), we’re hearing from the lovely Emma while showcasing some of the utterly sensational gowns that will be present on the day.
What can brides-to-be expect from the Sassi Holford Designer Day?
emma says: Sassi will be bringing gowns from her brand new 2019 Enchanted collection, giving brides the rare opportunity to view and try on many of her gorgeous designs, including gowns such as Jodene, Naomi, Giselle, Millie and more.
This will be the epitome of the LOVE Bridal experience. Brides will get a personal appointment lasting one hour with Sassi Holford herself on hand to help style and advise brides on their perfect dress and fit. There will also be a 10% discount on all gowns purchased on the day of the event.
What are the benefits of the event to brides-to-be?
Many of the gowns from her brand new 2019 collection will only be available during Sassi’s visit, as we will not hold every single gown in our continuing LOVE collection. This is a rare opportunity to find the dress, especially for Sassi Holford fans. Brides will not only get an exclusive look at her whole collection but also get to meet and be styled by Sassi Holford herself!
Tell us a little about Sassi Holford’s designs, what kind of fabrics and detailing are used?
Sassi Holford’s designs celebrate the female form with classic silhouettes and corsetry, using the most luxurious of fabrics. Her 2019 collection taps into some of the new season’s key trends including fabulous textures, layering, stunning detachable accessories like capes, bows, skirts and trains, with a hint of contemporary cool, pairing elegant gowns with leather jackets.
Any particular favourites or stand out pieces within her collections for you personally?
We have been totally blown away by yet another outstanding collection from Sassi Holford, so much so that we are a little bit spoilt for choice to pick only one favourite… but two of our team favourites include the Millie gown with her silk crepe bodice and full organza skirt and a showstopping (optional) organza bow at the nape of the neck. Here at LOVE we’re huge fans of simple gowns which can then be accessorised to suit the individual bride and so we have a particular soft spot for the Naomi gown too. This is a strapless version of the popular Sienna gown, that has been created in a super soft manmade crepe with an integrated stretch corset and looks incredible accessorised with the back fastening, delicate lace Yvette jacket or kept simple with a statement belt or the large satin Faye bow belt.
What sizes are Sassi Holford’s designs available in?
Sassi Holford offers a range of sizes from size 8 upwards with bespoke made-to-measure and split size options available too.
What is the price range of the dresses?
Dress prices start from £1,800 up to around £3,000 with some options slightly above and below depending on fabrics etc.
What are you looking forward to most about the designer event?
We previewed the collection during London Bridal Week and Sassi never disappoints. We have confidently selected six gowns to stock at LOVE so now can’t wait for our new brides to clap eyes on them. Plus being styled by the designer herself will be an incredible experience!
Do you have any advice for brides-to-be attending the event?
Many of the gowns will only be available to try at LOVE during Sassi’s one-day visit, so make sure you have anyone with you that you need there to make a decision and be prepared to take the leap on the day. If there are any particular gowns that you have already seen and loved from this collection, then do let us know in advance of your appointment. These dresses are fabulous so choosing only one dress will be hard!
How do ladies go about booking an appointment for the event?
To book an appointment simply email us at email@example.com for more information.
Any other exciting news to share?
We have already received some of our beautiful 2019 Sassi Holford gowns which will be part of our ongoing collection including the stunning Jodene, Naomi, Millie, Alana with more to arrive over the coming days!
November 15th, 2016 | Rachel Parry
There’s nothing better than seeing two of our fabulous Sponsors join forces to bring brides super special events – and that’s exactly what will be happening on Saturday 26th November, when The Little Pearl Bridal Boutique in Pickering, North Yorkshire, will be hosting a Felicity Cooper Bridal designer day.
The fabulous event will not only include an exclusive preview of the gorgeous Felicity Cooper Natural Soul 2017 collection, but those who order a gown on the day will also receive a 10% discount. Oh and there will be cake and fizz too!
Tempted? We thought so! Here’s the lovely Diana, owner of The Little Pearl, with all the details.
Tell us a little about what brides-to-be can expect from the designer day…
diana says: The event will include an exclusive preview of the Felicity Cooper Natural Soul 2017 collection, along with a few new pieces that have yet to be seen! We will have 10% off any gown order placed on the day, plus we will be surrounded by fizz, cakes and a goody bag for every bride who comes along.
What are the benefits of the event?
Brides to be will get an exclusive preview of the full Felicity Cooper 2017 collection, plus a one to one styling appointment with the designer herself! This is a total treat for any bride-to-be, where they can chat about creating their dream bridal look.
How many appointments will be available on the designer day and how long will the appointments last?
Appointments last for one-hour-and-a-half, with appointments from 9am to 6pm.
Tell us a little about the Felicity Cooper collection…
Creative Director, Fiona Cooper, has sourced the most beautiful free-flowing fabrics, delicate laces and exquisite beadwork, taking inspiration for the Natural Soul Collection from the desires of real brides to look and feel absolutely stunning on their big day. The 2017 collection consists of 18 new pieces and appeals to every bride, from the modern and quirky, to the elegant, vintage and bohemian. The beautiful cuts and fabrics offer a stunning selection for the cool, fashionable and confident bride.
Any particular favourites or stand out pieces within the collection for you personally?
I love a full skirted gown, so the amazing Bravely has certainly stolen my heart. For more of a soft, boho look, I just adore the open back detail on Matilda too.
What sizes are Felicity Cooper designs available in?
All of the gowns can be ordered in sizes from a 2 to a 24.
What is the price range of the Felicity Cooper dresses that you stock?
The price of the collection ranges from £1,350 to £1,900.
What are you looking forward to most about the designer day event?
I love welcoming our very talented designers to the boutique and giving brides that special one-to-one styling opportunity. Who wouldn’t love to meet their own gown designer and create their dream bridal look together?
Do you have any advice for brides-to-be attending the designer day?
I would recommend coming to the designer day having already tried on some gown styles so that you have an idea of what you are looking for. This will help to get the most out of your appointment, so that you can really get into the detail of your whole bridal look.
How do ladies go about booking an appointment for the events?
September 12th, 2016 | Julia Braime
For you ladies on the dress hunt we have details of yet another fabulous bridal event!
On 17th September our wonderful Sponsor Lovebird Brides, which is located in the pretty Yorkshire town of Ilkley, will be hosting a Charlie Brear designer day, giving you lucky brides-to-be the opportunity to be among the first to try on dresses from Charlie’s brand new collection. Not only that, but there will be an expert Charlie Brear stylist present at the event, and those that make a purchase on the day will be given an exclusive 10% discount.
Here with all the details is the owner of Lovebird Brides, the lovely Laura…
Tell us a little about what the designer day will include…
laura says: The new Charlie Brear collection will be with us for this exciting event. All appointments will have exclusive use of the boutique, with refreshments, and there is 10% off any Charlie Brear orders made on the day.
What are the benefits of the event to brides-to-be?
Those attending the event can be one of the first to see the amazing new collection with a huge selection of stunning dresses available to try on, that we wouldn’t usually have in the boutique. Furthermore, Jess from Charlie Brear will be here for the day so brides will have the opportunity to be styled by one of the Charlie Brear team.
How many appointments are still available for the designer day?
We only have two spaces available, so brides need to book ASAP!
Tell us a little about the new Charlie Brear collection…
For 2017, Charlie Brear presents a fashion-led bridal collection inspired by a modern take on cocktail wear. Off-the-shoulder sleeves, front-split skirts, low sexy backs can all be seen in collection, alongside the signature bridal separates. In addition to sandwiched silks, crepe and fine grain satins are new innovative fabrics, including body form stretch lace and crepe, and architectural lace.
Any particular favourites or stand out pieces within the collection for you personally?
I adore the Marceau dress with its low back and wrap around detailing. The Wren dress is beautiful too in full lace with off-the-shoulder strap. Saying that, the whole collection is stunning!
January 12th, 2016 | Rachel Parry
We are only a matter of days into the New Year and already there are lots of exciting events popping up in the 2016 calendar for you lovely brides-to-be to make a note of.
For those of you still on the hunt for that ‘one’ perfect dress, this afternoon we’re sharing details of an exclusive event that you will 100% want to be on the guest list for.
During the event Amanda Wyatt’s stunning Promises of Love collection will be featured as well as star dresses from Amanda’s Hall Of Fame. Better still, in addition to these gorgeous gowns, Amanda will be previewing a small selection of her brand new 2017 collection that has never been seen before – a major treat for the lucky brides-to-be who will be present.
And the pros don’t stop there. Those fortunate enough to get one of the eight exclusive appointments will also receive 10 per cent off their dream gown and a luxury goody bag. The fizz will be flowing during the day which promises to be fabulous, fun and exciting, with Amanda on hand to help ladies find their dream dress from her award-winning collection.
amanda says: Meeting the Amanda Wyatt brides is such a wonderful experience. I love helping brides find that ‘one’ special dress for them from the collection. With my years of experience and knowledge I know what my brides want and how to make them feel and look incredible – from the dress to the accessories, I ensure the look is styled to perfection.
I am particularly excited about this next event we have coming up with Isaac Charles as it’s in Cheshire, the area that I have lived in all my life and so it’s wonderful to be supporting a local business and meeting Cheshire brides-to-be.
Tickets for the designer day are priced at £25, with appointments available between 9am and 5pm.
To book your appointment call the boutique on 01625 876687.
November 3rd, 2015 | Rachel Parry
This afternoon we’re bringing you this extra (exciting) blog post to let you know about a rather fabulous event, featuring two of our favourite ladies in the industry!
The princess of pretty and bridal wear designer extraordinaire, Charlotte Balbier, will be personally hosting a meet the designer day on Saturday 7th November 2015, alongside owner of The Little Pearl Bridal Boutique, Diana McMann, at her gorgeous emporium in Thirsk, North Yorkshire.
This exclusive event gives brides-to-be the rare opportunity to meet the creator behind the collection while trying on lots of pretty gowns and having a glass of pink fizz (or two), plus many more treats. Sounds like our kind of event!
So here’s Diana with all the details of the event, including how to book your place. Spaces are limited ladies so don’t delay!
diana says: As exclusive North Yorkshire stockists of the fabulous Charlotte Balbier, we are absolutely thrilled about our upcoming designer day this weekend.
This is an amazing opportunity for brides-to-be to meet the very lovely Charlotte herself, chat to her about their big day and enjoy some personal styling to help them find their dream Charlotte Balbier gown! There will be so many gorgeous gowns to try on, we can’t wait!
We do love to host the best get-togethers so there will be lots of pink fizz on hand, yummy treats, VIP goodie bags for all our lucky brides-to-be, plus a £100 accessory voucher with any gown order placed on the day.
The event is by appointment only, with places being £20, which will be refunded to you as soon as you arrive for your appointment. Appointments are limited, so to book your exclusive styling session with Charlotte get in touch very soon!
You can either call the boutique on 01751 798080 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. We are so excited, can’t wait to see you there!
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