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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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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?”

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Should the “Dress Shapes for Body Shapes” rules be used when shopping for your wedding gown?

In our store the “Dress Shapes for Body Shapes”  rule is there to be broken!  Here at the wedding rooms, we hand pick our dresses to suit all brides regardless of age, shape, size, budget, timescale, venue or location. We make sure that we really do have something for everyone, and love experimenting during the…… Continue reading Should the “Dress Shapes for Body Shapes” rules be used when shopping for your wedding gown?

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Your first visit to The Wedding Rooms as a bride to be!

The most important thing to remember is you will always be greeted with a smile! We know bridal shops have a reputation for being scary and everyone dreads that “pretty woman” moment as you are looked up and down with a glare, but rest assured we are not like that! We like to joke that…… Continue reading Your first visit to The Wedding Rooms as a bride to be!

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The Wedding Rooms meets The National Wedding Show!

We have dipped in and out of The National Wedding Show since 2008 as it really it a monumental task to exhibit! As a bridal store we temporarily move home with approximately 100 wedding dresses, dress rails, hangers, gown bags, mirrors along with boxes and boxes of extra little bits that are needed to run…… Continue reading The Wedding Rooms meets The National Wedding Show!