Congratulations on your recent engagement! We are delighted to play a part in your journey from
'Miss' to 'Mrs'
Every bride should enjoy the experience of selecting her wedding gown, and that is the mission of our friendly team Cathy, Janet and Stephanie who aim to make you feel relaxed and indulged in our beautiful boutique set out like your very own Dressing Room!
The Dressing Room offers a very personal service with good honest advice based on our knowledge and expertise. Our combined Bridal experience spans a whopping half a century - we live and breathe bridal and love helping brides to find 'The One' At your appointment with us you will be encouraged to touch and try on our luxurious gowns, gorgeous shoes tiaras and veils and imagine yourself on your wedding day! Complete your vision with our beautiful range of bridesmaids gowns and pretty dresses for your flower girls
All your bridal needs under one roof! We won't be happy until you are happy and confident with your perfect gown for your special day!
"When you order a gown with us, you not only get the gown of your dreams,
you get our teams commitment to help you every step of the way
until you are ready to walk down the aisle! "
Opening hours: 10am to 5pm Tuesday to Saturday
Outside hours by appointment
Alterations by appointment on Wednesdays (last appointment 6.30pm)
Owner: Cathy Procter
Cathy started out 25yrs ago with a diploma in pattern cutting and tailoring and worked in London under the acclaimed couturier Donald Campbell & alongside Stuart Parvin, (who in 2007 was granted a Royal Warrant of Appointment to Her Majesty the Queen & designed Zara Philips' wedding dress) It was always Cathy's dream to run her own business and after several career changes including attaining a further degree at Londons South Bank University she worked in retail asset management and set up several small business enterprises before she set up The Dressing Room in 2012 once her triplets - yes, TRIPLETS - started school. Cathy's technical and creative expertise is really what makes The Dressing Room stand out from the rest.
Bridal Consultant: Janet
Janet owned and ran her own bridal boutique for ten years and following a short career break she is back to her passion & loving it. Janet joined The Dressing Room early 2013 and is involved with most aspects of running the business. Her organisational skills are second to none - its this little lady that keeps us in check & ensures all is in order & running smoothly! and she makes a wicked brew!
Bridal Consultant: Stephanie
Stephanie has worked in bridal part-time for over 10yrs while earning a Fine Art Degree & raising her young daughter. She has been a part of every aspect of the bridal business from photography, fashion writing & jewelry & is obsessed with celebrity culture & fashion! She runs the social media & I.T side of things & creates the lush window displays we are renowned for. Stephanie has her finger on the pulse of bridal trends and celebrity fashion and can tell you who wore what and when!