BRIDAL BOUTIQUES 79 THE GLASS SLIPPER Where: Woodston, Peterborough Prices: £1,000 and under Sizes: 6 to plus-size Owners Marie King and Stefanie King say… The lowdown: We’re a family run boutique close to Peterborough city centre with a beautiful range of bridal gowns, bridesmaids’ dresses, flowergirl dresses and prom gowns to suit all budgets. We operate by appointment only, so we can give you a full and personal service with a dedicated consultant. Favourite dress in store: TGS00100W, sample in store in ivory, size 16. Dress is available in ivory or a latte hue, sizes 6 to 22. Top tip: Be open-minded and try on a bit of everything; give other styles a try as you may be surprised at what you find. Appointments: 07871 341 376 | www.the-glass-slipper.co.uk TIMBERHILL BRIDAL BOUTIQUE Where: Norwich, Norfolk Prices: £40 to £350 Sizes: 6 to 16 and up The lowdown: Planning a wedding can be expensive, so why not reduce the cost and help those affected locally by cancer at the same time? Big C Cancer Charity’s Bridal Boutique at Timberhill, has a great selection of wedding attire including bridal gowns, shoes and accessories, mother-of-the-bride outfits and more. From wonderful pre-loved wedding dresses that have been donated to Big C, as well as end-of-line stock donated directly from wedding boutiques, browse the bridal gallery online and book an appointment to try the dresses on, or just pop in and see what you can discover. Top tip: Don’t rule out purchasing a second-hand dress! Appointments: 01603 761 029 | www.big-c.co.uk/bridal Hair & Make-up, Jeahan Liz Tuddenham | Model, Jessica Fisher | Photographer, Simon Watson | Stylist, Sarah Henry, The Pretty Parlour BURR BRIDAL CAMBRIDGE Where: King Street, Cambridge Prices: £850 to £2,500 and a sales rail from £500 Sizes: Size 6 to 22 in store but can order from size zero to 32 depending on the designer Owner Kim Burr says… The lowdown: We’re an independent boutique with a reputation for our excellent customer service, the store’s elegant interior and décor has a calm vibe which is the ideal backdrop to our designer gowns. We’re so lucky to have some of the most sought-after bridal designers in store offering quality and affordability. We cater for all sizes and styles, and our website is updated weekly to show our current stock, our sale stock and everything you need to know about Burr Bridal. We’re going into our tenth year at our store, although I’ve been in the industry for 25 years, so boast a wealth of knowledge and experience. Our ethos is that every bride visiting our store will remember having the best time finding her dress. Favourite dress: That’s a difficult question, however I do absolutely love Sincerity 44322. Top tip: When coming to an appointment bring only guests whom you would listen to for fashion advice, or whom you admire for their style. Give an honest budget to your consultant so they can work with you. Appointments: 01223 323 230 | www.burrbridal.co.uk VIP appointments on Sundays when available.