From vintage glamour to high-end luxe, London you’re sure to find the perfect style in London. Here’s our guide to the best London bridal shops
1. Luella’s Boudoir
This bridal boutique in Wimbledon Village is a one-stop shop offering everything a bride-to-be could wish for. You’ll find wedding and bridesmaid dresses from a selection of designers to suit every budget. Jewellery, lingerie, shoes and a collection of original vintage accessories can also be found here.
Luella’s Boudoir, 18 The High Street, Wimbledon Village, SW19 5DX
2. Vera Wang for Browns Bride
Vera Wang is the dress designer of many wedding daydreams and a celebrity favourite, with Jessica Simpson, Ivanka Trump and Jennifer Lopez making up some of the previous clientele. Vera Wang is located at Browns Fashion, just off Oxford Street. The styles range from classic to unique and contemporary.
Vera Wang for Browns Bride, 59 Brook Street, W1K 4HS
3. Phillipa Lepley
Benefit from a true couture experience from this Fulham road boutique. At Phillipa Lepley every gown is custom designed and takes between six and nine months to complete. All the staff are trained dressmakers and skilled at fittings and offering helpful advice to help your dreams become a reality.
Phillipa Lepley, 8 Fulham Road, SW3 6HH
4. Charlie Brear
If your style leans towards vintage, rather than contemporary, the Camden-based Charlie Brear store (previously The Vintage Wedding Dress Company) offers original vintage gowns from the 1920s and beyond, as well as their own vintage-inspired collection.
Charlie Brear, 33 Tottenham Street, W1T 4RR
Pronovias flagship store on New Bond Street offers a huge selection of styles to suit every taste and the staff are experienced and professional. Brides-to-be can narrow down the selection to a few favourite styles online and book a one-hour appointment to try them on in the store.
Pronovias, 94 New Bond Street, Mayfair, W1S 1SH
6. Fur Coat No Knickers
You just know that a wedding dress shop with a name like that is going to be a fun experience and the Carnaby Street boutique does not disappoint. Choose from a selection of vintage frocks and accessories from the ‘50s and ‘60s, or make your selection from the original vintage-inspired collection, available to fit up to size 22.
Fur Coat No Knickers, Top Floor, Kingly Court, London, W1B 5PW
7. Browns Bride
Browns Bride offers exclusive high-end gowns from designers including Delphine Manivet, Carolina Herrera and Peter Langner. Prices start at around the £3k mark and appointments cost £25, redeemable against the cost of a purchase. This is a true luxury experience and you’ll be treated as a valuable customer, right down to the complimentary champagne that is offered at appointments.
Browns Bride, 12 Hinde Street, W1U 3BE
8. Amanda Wakeley Bridal Boutique
The bridal boutique by Chelsea-based designer, Amanda Wakeley is every bit as sumptuous as her gorgeous gowns. Wedding dresses are cut with clean and simple lines and inspired by the landscapes of Africa, Morocco and India. A range of accessories is also available.
Amanda Wakeley Bridal Boutique, 175 -177 Fulham Road, SW3 6JW
9. Temperley London Bridal
The Temperley showroom in Notting Hill offers a beautiful selection of bridal gowns and bridesmaid dresses with a boho vibe. Temperley is a favourite of celebrities and royalty including Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge, Pippa Middleton, Demi Moore, Heidi Klum and Jennifer Lopez.
Temperley London Bridal, 2-10 Colville Mews, Lonsdale Road, W11 2DA
10. Fairytale London
Fairytale London on Fulham High Street lives up to its name with a collection of hand-selected gowns from top designers. The experience of shopping at Fairytale is intimate and personalised with staff that aim to help you feel relaxed and at ease.
Fairytale London, 6 Fulham High Street, SW6 3LQ