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Finding The Dress

The most important dress you will probably ever wear, your wedding dress so finding the perfect gown can be a daunting task and for some brides a stressful journey. How do you know when you've found the one, the wedding dress that you will wear up the aisle? I've been asked countless times to recommend bridal boutiques so this week I thought I'd share with you all my top 5 bridal designers.

1) The White Room
The White Room is so popular among a lot of the brides I photograph. They do beautiful and timeless dresses that look absolutely stunning on. I've heard nothing but good things from brides about them. They stock a variety designers such as Caroline Castigliano, Enzoani, Savvannah Miller and many more. They also have great sales which means you could get an amazing dress for a very reasonable price. I've included pictures of one of my gorgeous brides Ali who's wedding I photographed, she got her dress from here and it is just amazing! The White Room is located in Mullingar.

2) De Stafford Bridal

Another gorgeous bridal boutique with a great selection of dresses. De Stafford has been in business for 25 years so they really know what they're doing! I've seen so many beautiful brides wearing dresses from here and I'd definitely recommend popping in if you're on the search for the perfect dress. Two of the pictures I've included below are of Emma, one of my stunning brides who's wedding I photographed a short time ago, she found her dress here and it was just stunning! The team even added some lace and other detail to this dress to make it just perfect for her. De Stafford is located in Dublin city centre.


3) Sharon Hoey Bridal

Sharon Hoey is known as one of the best bridal shops in Dublin, they offer every kind of dress you can think of and you won't fail to find something unique and beautiful. They have a Bespoke Collection and carry many lines from different designers. Bridal experts who've been in the wedding industry for over 30 years  Located in Dublin city centre.

4) Myrtle Ivory

Another beautiful bridal shop with a wide variety of dresses to offer. Well known for dressing some of our Irish celebrities over the years. They have a wide variety of different designers so you're guaranteed to find something you'll love. Another popular choice made by the brides I've photographed, always stunning. Located in Dublin city centre.

5) Tamem Michael

Ahhhhh, this would have to be my favourite of course as they designed my own wedding dress for our big day!  They have a wonderful collection of dresses and the staff are so helpful and professional, you'll be in great hands. A family run business with the Queen at the helm, Tamem herself. Its not at all surprising they won Wedding Designer Of The Year 2018! Their dresses are so unique and beautiful you're sure to find one that's perfect for you. Located in Fashion City, Dublin.


It's so important to find the right dress for you so make sure that you don't settle for something you don't love. As stressful as some people may find it, wedding dress shopping is also one of the most enjoyable aspects of planning a wedding. It's a great day (or 10) out for you and whoever you decide to bring with you so remember to enjoy every part of it. I would strongly suggest your visit some or all of my suggested boutiques when searching for the perfect dress so make sure to keep them in mind if you're on the look-out! I hope you found this useful and I wish you all the luck in the world finding your perfect dress!
Love, Jenny x


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