Woohoo! You’ve got engaged, set your date and now you cant wait to find THE DRESS!! To give you a helping hand, I have put together this blog post listing the top bridal boutiques in Northern Ireland. For such a small place, brides-to-be are truly spoilt for choice, when it comes to wedding dress shopping in Northern Ireland. Covering most counties, I recommend some of the best bridal boutiques in Northern Ireland. These stores have the most amazing designers and are operated my highly experienced owners, who put their hearts and souls into sourcing dresses from all over the world, to bring them exclusively to you in Northern Ireland. So get your virtual appointments booked, get your bridesmaids on Zoom and get shopping.
Archive 12 is a bridal store in Belfast serving up cool, fashion- forward looks for the modern waves of brides who want more than the ‘traditional’ bridal experience. Relaxed, understated and effortless gowns that cant be found anywhere else in Ireland, and laid back vibes during your appointment. Forget everything you thought you knew about wedding dresses.
Always ahead of the tide and adapting to the Covid market, Claire at Archive 12 is now offering Ready- To- Wear dresses, so you can now shop a curated collection of dresses, jumpsuits and accessories online. Hot off the rack and ready when you are. So if your eloping, planning a micro wedding or just want a fuss free experience, you can create your whole bridal look online at Archive 12.
Designers (all exclusive to Archive 12 in Ireland) include: And For Love, Bon Bride, Daughters of Simone, Harriett Gordon, Otaduy, Rolling in Roses, Shikoba Bride, and Rewritten Bridesmaids.
Not forgetting the accessories from A.B. Ellie, Blue Meadow and AM Fulkner.
IVY & WHITE
Located in Lisburn Northern Ireland, Ivy & White offer a collection of worldwide designers for the unapologetic bride.
The owner Kerry aims to cut through the noise of bridal and move away from traditional boundaries. With her love for fashion and eye for detail, she successfully combines the two together, to bring home designer gowns, worthy to wear too celebrate the best day of your life in.
Ivy & White has its own unique style and attitude towards bridal. Kerry searches for bridal designers that align with their branding and their girl (as they refer to their brides as) unique style and inspirations. The collection at Ivy & White has been carefully curated for the bold but minimal, romantic yet fierce bride searching for something modern to celebrate her love in. Each piece has been hand-picked by their stylist with their bride in mind, sourcing beautiful silk, lace and embellished pieces for a fashion conscious woman. Ivy & White have strayed away from the mainstream by creating their own bridal haven to help bring creativity and inspiration to your styling sessions. The airy studio is inspired by industrial lighting teamed with copper and black railings, furry rugs, white wash paneling and Pampas grass. They also have a beautiful sky dome that allows natural light in, which is perfect for creating a spot light so that their dresses can shine.
INDIE GRACE BRIDAL
Indie Grace Bridal is an intimate bridal boutique in County Tyrone, with a highly curated, fashion forward collection for sophisticated modern brides. They are exclusive Irish stockist for Vagabond, Divine Atelier, Anais Anette, Marquise Bridal and have recently launched a Mariana Hardwick collection for which they are the 1st stockist outside of Australia and the exclusive stockist in Ireland. During your private and exclusive appointment, owner Siobhán will assist you to discover your perfect wedding day style in the comfort of a bridal studio all to yourself!
JADE ALEAXANDER BRIDAL
Jade Alexandra has handpicked a unique collection of designers for her little pink pampas den, bringing fashion forward designers from across the world to the North Coast of Ireland. Jade is all about styling your overall bridey look babe! As a former wedding planner Jade loves everything about weddings and launched Jade Alexander in May 2019 with the aim of providing bridal dresses that were modern & fashion forward, but also with a timeless element touch. She has sourced designers from all around the world and always wants to bring something new to brides in Northern Ireland.
THE WHITE GALLERY
The White Gallery is a fashion orientated bridal boutique offering wedding dresses for the modern, cool bride. Their brides break all the rules. They push the boundaries in fashion and the hand selected, stylish wedding dresses ensure every bride finds something expressively her own.
The White Gallery stock some of the coolest designers from across the globe that are diverse in style and distinctively different from the norm. Their high-fashion wedding dresses range from bohemian romance to chic rock n’roll and haute couture to dreamy classics. It is dedicated to offering styles that are hard to come by – every designer they stock is unique to their boutique, North and South of Ireland. Exclusivity is so important at the boutique, with brides confident that their dress is a unique choice on their wedding day.
Bringing a touch of Parisian class to The White Gallery – French designers Rime Arodaky and Laure de Sagazan; Auckland-based designer Rue De Seine, London-based Halfpenny London and one of the worlds most iconic designers – Vivienne Westwood Bridal!
IVORY & PEARL
Ivory & Pearl, have carefully sourced a beautiful collection of wedding dresses from around the world and brought them back to their charming bridal boutique in Comber, Northern Ireland for you to view. Each of their wedding dress designers have been chosen based on their approach to simple elegance, romantic details, vintage touches and with only a few special exceptions, their dresses are all new to Ivory & Pearl Bridal Boutique in Northern Ireland offering something truly unique to inspire every bride.
VERONA BRIDAL NI
Verona Bridal & Marie Therese Bridal are sister award winning stores in Magherafelt and Coleraine. They are the exclusive home of the worlds leading Bridal fashion houses including Berta, Millanova, Chosen by Kyha, Julie Vino, Zavana Couture, Paloma Blanca, Mark Lesley, Amsale, Dessy and more. They only stock the worlds’ top designers so you can be confident you are getting the perfect dress for your special day. Their experienced bridal stylists can also compliment each individual look with fabulous couture headpieces, veils and jewellery.
LA BODA BRIDAL
La Boda Bridal is a contemporary bridal boutique situated in Banbridge. They travel as far as the continent to source exclusive wedding dresses from brands including Atelier Pronovias, Pronovia, Madi Lane and Stephanie Allin.
Serendipity Bridal Boutique, is located in Fivemiletown, Co. Tyrone and was founded in 2012 by Linda Beacom. Linda aims to bring the very best of Bridal Gowns, into the mix. Stocking brands that she loves and is passionate about; brands with history; up and coming new brands with great ideas; local designers and brands with great quality.
Linda’s philosophy was to develop an exceptional store supporting enthusiasm for bridal fashion, with excellent customer service; creating a store in which she herself would like to shop. Her aim is to offer each customer an excellent knowledge basis on style, fit and shade, to match each bride specifically.
Linda looks forward to getting back on the wagon and introducing all the lovely new brides out there to their fab new collection of dresses. Arriving soon the Marchessa by Pronovias collection which is currently exclusive to Serendipity Bridal in Ireland.
WHITE BLOSSOM BRIDAL
White Blossom Bridal is a Bridal Boutique who offers their clients a relaxed intimate environment to experience wedding dress shopping. Their boutique is chic and on-trend. As a result, their dresses have a contemporary modern edge bringing that something a little different to the Bridal world in Northern Ireland and Ireland.
The boutique is perfectly situated at the foot of the Mourne Mountains along Carlingford Lough in Warrenpoint, Co. Down. They stock incredible designers, including; Israeli designer Chana Marelus, Spanish designer Alejandra Svarc, Spanish designer Bebas, Australian designer Lola Varma and English designer Charlie Bear.