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Looking for Cheap Wedding Dresses?

Looking for Cheap Wedding Dresses? Buyer Beware!


Looking for a cheap wedding dress? Maybe a Chinese import you have seen online at the fraction of the cost of buying in a bridal dress store? Well DONT!!!  The phrase ‘too good to be true’ springs to mind.


It is a very common occurrence for brides to try and find an alternative to the expensive bridal stores on Scotland’s High St’s and then find themselves out of pocket with a disaster of a dress that doesn’t look like the dress in the picture.


You get what you pay for, and this is very true when it comes to wedding dresses.  Your big day is too special for cheap imitations and planning a wedding is stressful enough so put your mind at rest and buy quality.  Here are some of the top bridal designers of the world, whose dresses you you can buy from most of Scotland’s wedding dress stores.


Essense of Australia

Combining a glove like fit with couture finishing, Essense of Australia prides itself on luxurious fabric and exquisite beading. Influenced by the fashion houses of Europe and the fashion centre of New York, Essense of Australia dresses are fashionable but also diverse. Their collection which includes the Stella York and Martina Laina collection offers vintage inspired lace trumpet gowns, mermaid dresses and even empire waistlines descending into full floaty skirts.


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This is Martina Liana’s style 451.  It is a silk organza A-line wedding dress with Swarovski Crystal beaded lace appliqués on the ruched bodice.  Detachable lacy skirt insert and shoulder strap also available.  Can be laced up or zipped up.



Sassi Holford

Sassi Holford’s dresses have a timeless classic appeal. Every gown has an integral corset with delicate embellishments that subtly enhance your figure and she loves to use lace and lots of it.


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Ronald Joyce

Ronald Joyce prides itself on perfectly structured bodices that are sure to make you look incredible. Their couture designs ooze sophisticated glamour with luxurious fabrics and their intricate detailing.


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Ronald Joyce’s Rosa 68015



Mori Lee by Madeline Gardner

Mori Lee’s Julietta range is the go to range for brides with a fuller figure on a budget. Her style is always on trend and she is influenced by different eras of New York glamour.


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This is Mori Lee’s Julietta range style 3133 with beaded Alencon lace appliques on net with satin trim.



Pronovias Barcelona

This Spanish design house is guaranteed to give you a classical elegant look one can only dream of. Their floor length floaty gowns will bring a bit of red carpet glamour to the occasion.

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This is from the Atelier 2014 range.  This beautiful ‘Yana’ chantilly lace dress has a tulle and lace neckline box, long sleeves and neckline transparent bathtub waist front and back. A cut skirt with wave bass.



Ian Stuart

Ian Stuart is renowned for his luxurious and glamourous creations which have won him Bridal Designer of the Year from 2004 to 2007. He uses elaborate decorations and full voluminous layers to create a catwalk masterpiece.


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This beautiful ‘Florina’ gown has a straight-across-the-bust neckline and asymmetric pleats on the bodice mould into floral decorations that rest on a silk gazar skirt.



Stephanie Allin

Stephanie Allin dresses have layers and layers of organza to create a beautiful range for the more traditional bride.  She designs dresses to celebrate the expressing of your individuality.


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This is her ‘Symphony’ dress from her ‘Isn’t She Lovely’ range.



Stewart Parvin

Stewart Parvin’s new collection exudes an understated elegance. His signature style is that of clean lines, quality texture and intricate detailing. Stewart’s collection is extremely diverse so you are sure to find one that you will fall in love with. Also, his collection varies from traditional empire – line dresses with long trains to high fashion short frocks to show off those legs of yours. If you’ve got it, what better day to flaunt it than your wedding day?


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This is Stewart Parvin’s ‘Ring The Bells’ wedding dress.

It is a silk mikado full fishtail shape, with a duchess satin wide cuff at the neckline



Justin Alexander

Justin Alexander’s mainline collection is heavy in Chantilly lace, bateau necklines and A – lines with dropped waists. If you are having a vintage inspired theme look no further for your dream wedding dress. His signature collection is something really special with a lot of use of pearls, rhinestones and sequins.


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Style 8703 – Alencon lace and tulle over satin creates a modified A-line silhouette with a V-neckline and cap sleeves. Gown features a V-back neckline and regal satin buttons that cover the back zipper to the end of the chapel length train. Style includes a detachable pearl beaded belt.




Plus sized brides should look no further than Veromia’s Sonsie range. An elegant full A – line skirt with a nipped-in waist and a sleek sweetheart bodice covered in detailed embellishments is sure to make you feel sexy, feminine and glamourous.


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Amanda Wyatt

Amanda Wyatt is a lover of lace. Sometimes she uses it subtly in a bodice or a sleeve but she also likes to use it for lace high necks which is proving to be a popular up and coming trend for 2014. For a gown with timeless elegance, check out her Anoushka dress shown below.


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Ellis Bridals

Your bound to find an Ellis dress that makes you feel like the strikingly beautiful girl you are. Their Romance collection features many fitted A – line dresses as well as a lot of fit and flare tulle and lace gowns.


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