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We asked 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?! 

Anna Georgina Bridal

Anna Georgina Bridal is coming to Kent , UK!

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22nd June to 25th June 2018

Try some of the beautiful new designs from Anna Georgina‘s latest collection, along with the designer himself, Kobus Dippenaar!

Appointments with Kobus at our Sevenoaks Boutique are available on Saturday 23rd and Sunday 24th June. Please note appointments are limited, so book now to avoid disappointment and you could be getting your very own Anna Georgina Bridal Gown with bespoke changes made by the designer to suit your body and shape perfectly!

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Kobus Dippenaar

Known for high fashion couture, South African designer Kobus Dippenaar launched the Anna Georgina bridal range in 2012. One of South Africa’s most love and established fashion designers Kobus was best known for his couture evening and bridal gowns, until Anna Georgina.

What is a 'Sample Sale'?

Here's a question that we get asked a lot at Dress Dreams! 

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A sample sale is when a Bridal shop sells their sample dresses off the peg.  As we are continuously buying new dresses we have to sadly say goodbye to some of our old faithfuls to make space for new ones.

However, savvy brides can use this to their advantage and bag themselves a designer bridal gown for a fraction of the retail price. The dresses vary in size, shape and style, some will be current season, some are last seasons. 

Please see our Sale for sizes and prices. We only have one of each dress in stock, and sample dresses are first come first served. 

When buying a sample dress at sale price, you pay in full and take the dress away with you on the day.  
We always advise brides then when coming to a sample sale they are in a position to buy their wedding dress, and have already tried bridal gowns and have a good idea of what  they're looking for. 

Take a look at our Events page to see when we will be having our next Sample Sale at Dress Dreams in Kent.