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Buying wedding dresses…..bridal shop style!

When we first started our store waaaaay back in 2002 we were so excited to finally go the the bridal mecca that is the trade only British Bridal Exhibition Harrogate and become official “bridal buyers!” We have to say that nothing could have prepared us for the sheer amount of dresses available and the phrase…… Continue reading Buying wedding dresses…..bridal shop style!

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What does the phrase “plus size” actually mean? To us it just means “normal!” ;-)

We have had a bridal store for over 15 years and we have ALWAYS had dresses in store in sample sizes 8-28. This is because women don’t come in a set sized package, we are all different and whether we are a 8,18 or 28; we are fabulous and it is our right to have…… Continue reading What does the phrase “plus size” actually mean? To us it just means “normal!” 😉

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TWRgirls Top Tips! Little helpful hints and tips from our many years in bridal!

Every Thursday on our Facebook and Instagram page we like to give you a little wedding hack or Top Tip! We have been in the wedding industry for 30 years and over that time we have picked up some insider knowledge we just love to pass on! This blog will be regularly updated with our…… Continue reading TWRgirls Top Tips! Little helpful hints and tips from our many years in bridal!

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Is there a right time to start looking for my wedding dress?

This is definitely a question we are asked in store a lot, and the honest answer is – “it depends on a lot of factors- the most important one being time!” Time is a huge factor in wedding planning as the years, months, weeks and days speed by and before you know it you are stood…… Continue reading Is there a right time to start looking for my wedding dress?

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So why are we called “the wedding rooms?”

Trying to choose a name for your business is a tricky one, as it needs to sum up you as well as tell the world what you do! Ours really was a last minute, under pressure decision and it came from the fact that our premises had lots and lots of different rooms. It is…… Continue reading So why are we called “the wedding rooms?”

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How “Last Minute” can a wedding in England get? Are we allowed to do a “Vegas” impromptu “I Do?”

In our years in the industry we have noticed that brides usually fall into two very distinct categories –  the super advanced planners, and the last minute “lets just get married!” As soon as any bride contacts us to book in for a try on appointment we ask when the wedding is as it varies…… Continue reading How “Last Minute” can a wedding in England get? Are we allowed to do a “Vegas” impromptu “I Do?”