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Each month, we ask one of our beautiful Dress Dreams Brides to tell us all about their dress journey from start to finish. 

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Bride: Lizzie
Location: Mountains Country House, Kent
Dress:  Riki Dalal Noya Bridal, 1121

When my long suffering boyfriend popped the question I headed straight to Dress Dreams a week later. I had lived in a flat opposite the shop for about two years and walked past the shop daily. I was always stopping to admire the gorgeous dresses in the window. They were not like any bridal dresses I had seen before, such variety ranging from Boho Chic to Beautiful and Blingy. 

I created a scrap book of ideas and dress styles that I liked. One of the dresses in my scrap book was a lace, boho dress with sleeves by Riki Dalal which I had fallen in love with from the Dress Dreams Website. I knew that I wanted sleeves, as I have never felt confident showing them.

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Finding The Dress
I had been nervous before my appointment but Shereen and Helen were so friendly and helpful that I felt so relaxed and had such fun. I tried on 5 dresses, the last being the lush lace Riki Dalal dress. As soon as I put it on, I knew it was the one. That sounds so cheesy but it is so true. The dress was a two piece and had a beautiful long train. The skirt was full without being restrictive and would enable me to wear it on my horse before the ceremony. I also bought an additional short skirt so that when the party got going I could dance the night away without my train getting trodden on. 

On The Day
On the morning of the wedding I was so excited to put my dress. I have never felt very confident in the way I looked but on my wedding day I felt pretty, comfortable and confident. I did not wear a veil with my dress as I was going for a relaxed boho feel, instead my hair was styled by father-in -law and I wore a floral head piece made by my florist. Having my father-in-law do my hair felt so special. My bridesmaids wore blush pink multi-way dresses to complement the pink and orange tones of the flowers. 

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Walking down the aisle, I couldn't stop smiling and my eyes did not leave Sam's face. We were both smiling at other, I didn't notice any of the guests.  

At the end of the ceremony, it started to rain but this just enhanced the day and the pictures. It was perfect! 

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Ah, Lizzie it was our absolute pleasure to help you find your dream dress! Who couldn't love a wedding with not one but TWO horses, topped off with a couple of gorgeous dogs?!