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  1. Dress of the Month – November!

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    This month, we’re paying close attention to the gorgeous Valerie-Lynette from our Rebecca Ingram label!


    Valerie-Lynette is a stunning sleek Mikado gown.

    Perfect for the bride who wants elegance and a little bit of detail too!

    Valerie-Lynette has a fitted bodice with deep V-neckline which gently flares out into the smooth Mikado skirt, giving that exquisite A-line Silhouette…

    With a beautiful V-back, Valerie-Lynette has delicate beaded lace motifs that complete the gown, making her breathtaking!

    This gown also has a detachable Mikado belt, perfect for giving a chic look.

    To try on the lovely Valerie-Lynette from Rebecca Ingram, book your Luxury Bridal appointment with us now!  

    Call 01204 652035


    Use the ‘Book Now’ feature on our website

    To arrange your ‘Say Yes’ moment!

    We can’t wait to help you find ‘The One’ x

  2. Autumn Weddings

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    There is something special about every season. Autumn, by far, is the season that gives us the most warmth even with the chilliest of weather! 

    With bitter cold yet blue skies above, it all calls for those cosy nights in with your favourite hot drink…

    Autumn has inspired us here at Emma Louise Bridal, so we wanted to share some seasonal inspiration for your wedding!

    Autumn is a picturesque season, the falling leaves create a blanket of colour; a perfect background for capturing those special wedding moments in a picture…

    Use a flower bouquet to flatter your make-up and your wedding theme! A classical autumn bouquet consists of those beautiful warm tones of burgundy’s, reds and oranges…

     Don’t be afraid to use purples, blues and yellows; they can give a lovely pop of colour to focus the attention onto you!

    If you want your food to fit in with your theme, use some cute little nibbles or treats to your advantage! Whatever colour theme you’re going for doughnuts can easily match it, with all the different flavours and colours that they can come in! 

    If you want to feel Autumn to its fullest maybe go with some toffee apples? Perfect if you want to include a hint of nostalgia to your wedding day.

    Whether it be rustic, simple or a colour of the autumn leaves, Autumn is also the perfect season to switch up your cake!

    A way to save a little money is that you can decorate tables and venues with pinecones and mini pumpkins! A gorgeous way to incorporate this cosy season into your decorations.

    ‘…And full-grown lambs loud bleat from hilly bourn;

    Hedge-crickets sing; and now with treble soft

    The red-breast whistles from a garden-croft;

    And gathering swallows twitter in the skies.”

    ‘To Autumn’,  a famous Poem by John Keats that perfectly conveys how the autumn season is fleeting but never forgotten because of its beauty.

    In many ways a wedding is similar; a fleeting time in a persons life but the beauty of that day and the love that is celebrated is never forgotten.

    Whether big or small, make your wedding one to be remembered! 

    To book an appointment with us click the ‘Book Now’ feature on our website!


    Call: 01204 652 03

    All photos were found on Pinterest x

  3. Winter Wedding Dress Inspiration

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    As the nights draw in, what better way to spend the evening than curled up planning your perfect winter wedding – complete of course with your dream dress. 

    Here we have compiled some of our top dress picks for the ultimate winter wedding!


    Our first pick is Tortosa from our Rosa Clara label.

    Traditional embellishments and a boat neckline give a classic touch..

    With bracelet sleeves and a sleek plain skirt, not to mention the statement bow to give a modern twist, this is a gown you feel sophisticated and elegant in.

    Tortosa is perfect for the bride wanting a traditional and romantic dress; pair with sumptuous darker lip for that Christmasy feel.



    Next up is Lara from Stella York; a full lace, mermaid style gown.

    With its bold lace detailing and fine lattice work, she is a dress that you will just love to keep looking at.

    A subtle sweetheart neckline blends into long sleeves, showing off a beautiful open keyhole back.

    The side cutouts and tulle skirt give you drama with a sexy touch. Lara is a dress that will enhance your curves with its simply gorgeous silhouette.

    Add some winter sparkle to this stunning dress with a statement headpiece and some fabulous jewellery.



    For our third choice, we have chosen the simple but stunning Odelia from Enzoani.

    Odelia has the perfect mix of simplicity, detail and sexiness.

    Your guests won’t be able to take their eyes off you; made of stretch georgette fabric, Odelia will hug and flatter your curves.

    Lace cascades down the back flowing into one of Enzoani’s signature statement lace trains.

    She also has the extra wow factor in a matching cape! This perfectly takes you from ceremony to reception, with one dress but two looks.

    Odelia’s simplicity lends itself to a luxurious bouquet of rich red roses paired with berries and soft green foliage to finish off  your winter bridal look.

    If you love Odelia, check out the sleek and sexy Olena for a long-sleeve option, also from our Enzoani range.



    Our next pick is the beautiful Meghan from our Stella York label.

    Meghan epitomises romance and fairytale; with her flowing skirt, sweetheart neckline and all over sparkle, what more could you want for your perfect winter wedding.

    Finish Meghan with a soft sparkle veil for that extra twinkle factor!

    Or for an edgier look to this classic princess dress, why not keep the cold at bay with a personalised leather wedding jacket – complete with your brand new name!



    Our last dress, is the stunning Kate from Stella York.

    Kate is an a-line style gown made from mikado fabric that gives a sleek and elegant look.

    The high square neckline oozes vintage glamour but the illusion plunge makes this dress completely modern.

    A deep waistband that is almost empire line is extremely flattering and complimented by the traditional covered buttons that draw the eye all the way to the end of the train.

    This dress holds the ultimate winter warmer secret – pockets! Perfect for warming hands or storing make up!

    Pair this stunning dress with a classic fur wrap and a warming mulled wine for a flawless winter chic vibe.


    To try on any of these beautiful dresses book your appointment with us now! 

    Our beautiful boutique is based in Bolton, Greater Manchester.

    Call 01204 652035


    Use the ‘Book Now’ feature on our website

    To arrange your ‘Say Yes’ moment!

    We can’t wait to help you find ‘The One’ x

  4. Brand New Dando London Collection

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    Here at Emma Louise Bridal, we are so excited to show off the latest collection from the fabulous Dando London!

    Here is just a small selection of the stunning dresses on offer….. 

    First, is the incredible Peru, an irresistible crepe sheath dress that gives you a gorgeous silhouette.

    A sweetheart neckline and open back are complimented by the illusion sides…

    The intricately beaded bodice along with the soft tulle cape creates a perfectly dramatic touch.


    Our next dress is the boldly beautiful Mauritius.

    Mauritius is a gorgeous fit and flare, full lace gown. With heavy beading and glitter tulle no detail has gone amiss!

    The deep v-neckline and low back are perfect for this sultry dress.

    Mauritius is finished off with a bewitching long cathedral train to give you a fashion forward look.


    Next is the captivating fishtail dress, St Lucia.

    St Lucia is an incredible detailed gown with lace illusion straps which flow into the statement illusion back.

    The plunging neckline is complimented by the intricate detailing adding a touch of sexiness to this romantic dress…

    St Lucia has an eye-catching three tier, scallop edged train and is certainly the dress to put you in the spotlight.


    Dando London have always been about attention to detail with a focus on the finest quality fabrics and lace. The exquisite cut and fit of each gown has the sole purpose of making you feel effortlessly beautiful. Our full Dando London collection can be seen on our website and is available to try on at our stunning boutique based in Bolton, Greater Manchester.

    These show stopping dresses are available now to try on in the boutique and typically range between £1700-£2900.

    To try on any of these beautiful dresses and more, book your Luxury Appointment with us now!

    Call 01204 652035 


    Follow the ‘Book Now’ tab on our website

    We can’t wait to help you find your dream dress x 


  5. Our Award Winning Year

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    We are still absolutely thrilled about winning the Best Bridalwear Retailer of the Great Northern Wedding Awards 2020!

    For all businesses, winning an award is something to be excited about, now more than ever.



    We all know that 2020 has been like a rollercoaster that nobody wanted to get on, and winning this award through such complicated times just makes it that bit more special to us… 

    We have recently celebrated our 7-year anniversary since the opening of Emma Louise Bridal and what a journey it has been!  Winning this award makes us all incredibly proud of how far we’ve come and what we’ve achieved in such a short space of time.







    Emma Louise Bridal is a family run business that has been built with the love and support Emma, along with her husband Dave and her Mum and Dad (Judith and Mike), without them ELB would not have been possible. Also our team of amazing consultants, wonderful seamstresses and our boutique assistant who all have a passion for helping our brides find their dream dress and to feel beautiful on their wedding day.



    When we found out about the award there were tears, celebrations and the fizz was obviously popped open!


    The biggest thank you, of course, goes to each and everyone of our beautiful brides, without whom none of this would be possible. Thank you for nominating us, thank you for voting for us but most of all thank you for letting us be part of your wedding journey!

    From all of us at Emma Louise Bridal, we want to say a massive thank you to all our brides that voted x

  6. Wedding Dresses on Sale NOW!

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    We are so excited to be telling you all about our incredible sale dresses – and why wouldn’t we?! We have the most stunning collection of sample dresses from our fantastic range of designers and the best bit…the jaw dropping prices! Which for a limited time have an extra 10% off!


    They say seeing is believing, so why not take a quick look at our top picks from this amazing sale!

    All of our sale dresses are in excellent condition and ready for you to try on and take home the same day, making your wedding journey with us as easy as possible.


    In no particular order, first we have Eden by Stella York.

    With a beautifully detailed and beaded bodice this is a dress that sparkles as it catches the light. It also has delicate beaded straps and stunning feature back.

    Paired with a light weight skirt with a dramatic split, Eden is the ultimate romantic dress, perfect for an outdoor wedding!

    Size:12  Colour: Ivory  NOW REDUCED TO  £499




    Next is the stunning Gin Fizz from Dando London.

    Gin Fizz is a dress made to WOW;  a full lace column dress with a plunging sweetheart neckline…

    Adorned with exquisite beading and intricate lace detailing, Gin Fizz really is a dress to make a statement as you walk down the aisle.

    Size: 14  Colour: Ivory/Champagne  NOW REDUCED TO: £1450




    Next up is the beautifully romantic Lilliana from Stella York.

    Lilliana is a soft a-line dress with french tulle skirt that is complimented by the full length illusion lace sleeves. The delicate floral detail literally grows up the arms and across the back for an organic, natural feel.

    The dress is in a beautiful soft moscato and paired with a floral crown, it really is perfect for the ultimate boho princess.

    Size: 14 Colour: Ivory/Moscato NOW REDUCED TO: £599




    Our next pick is the gorgeous Novia by Enzoani.

    Novia is an all over lace mermaid gown with a bold halter neck and illusion centre panel, this gown is perfect for the bride wanting to make a statement.

    With a feature back of embroidered lace leading into crystal buttons and a stunning scallop edged train – this dress is truly chic and alluring.

    Size: 12 Colour: Ivory/Sand  NOW REDUCED TO: £1100

    If you love Novia, check out Norine also by Enzoani and also part of our incredible sample sale!




    Next up is the mesmerising Fleur, by Enchanting.

    Fleur, is a sleeveless beaded lace and glitter tulle sheath dress.

    With allover leaf pattern that continues into the delicate spaghetti straps and plunging v-neckline; Fleur really is a dress to take his breath away.

    A stunning feature open back and beautiful lace chapel train, Fleur is the perfect combination of grace and glamour!

    Size: 14  Colour: Ivory/Nude  NOW REDUCED TO: £599




    Last and by no means least, is the charming ballgown, Codie from Rosa Clara.

    Codie is simply gorgeous, bohemian spirit meets traditional charm with feature beaded straps, cap sleeves and sweetheart neckline.

    A cinched in waist and beautiful tulle skirt with lace detailed hem, is all finished perfectly with a delicate low back. Not to forget the quintessentially Rosa Clara lace and beading on the bodice.

    Size: 16  Colour: Natural/Ivory  NOW REDUCED TO: £999




    Remember Ladies, we only have one of each dress in the size and colour stated, so once they’re gone, they’re gone.

    And don’t forget for a limited time only, all these dresses and more have an ADDITIONAL 10% off the stated price!!


    If you’d like to see more of our beautiful sample sale dresses, head over to the website and click the ‘Sale Dresses’ link. We cannot wait to help you find your dream dress, so book your appointment with us now by either:

    Calling: 01204 652 035




  7. Micro Weddings

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    If you caught our previous blog about covid, then you’ll know Micro Weddings are a hot topic of discussion right now! The wedding industry has seen a recent trend in downsizing – obviously now spurred on by the covid pandemic.

    However, this doesn’t mean any aspect of your wedding needs to be sacrificed – think of the old saying “small but perfectly formed” and you’re on the right lines for a Micro Wedding.

    From intimate guest lists to avoiding awkward seating plans; in this blog we’ll talk about the big advantages to this latest wedding movement.

    Firstly, and most importantly, a micro-wedding is an opportunity to focus on the details. All the fine things and none of the fuss. Think how amazing it would be to give each of your guests a personalised wedding favour that they’ll keep forever, so much better than sugared almonds!

    Or instead of a buffet that you didn’t choose how about a sit down tasting menu with accompanying wines.

    Another bonus to Micro Weddings is family dynamics – or shall we say being able to avoid them!

    You don’t need to worry about external influence, this day is about you two and what you want together, you could completely avoid any obligations over bridesmaids you ‘must have’.

    Remember this day is about you and your partner getting married and celebrating your love – keeping it small lets you really put this in the spotlight.

    Small, intimate, beautiful and the best excuse to spend quality time catching up and celebrating with those who mean the most to you.

    We’re also hearing more and more of wedding venues offering ‘Covid Packages’ – a wedding that is purpose built with covid and government guidelines in mind. This could literally takes the stress and worry out of your hands, leaving you to enjoy the day and most of all be excited about tying the knot!

    A Micro Wedding means a short wait to saying ‘I Do’! With so much less to plan, they can be organised much more quickly and easily. In essence a Micro Wedding is all about quality, intimacy and maybe even a little luxury.  It’s not about going without, it’s about getting exactly what you want! If opting for a shorter time frame why not take advantage of our Sample Sale Gowns? When it comes to getting what you want from your dream dress we are here to help…


    Many couples are choosing to wed now and party later and we are loving this! A micro wedding now followed by a big celebration when restrictions allow can mean the best of both worlds of a small intimate wedding and a big celebration. Most importantly no matter how you are planning to get married all that matters is tying the knot with your significant other and celebrating your love.

    All of our beautiful dresses we have in the boutique can be seen on our website.

    You can call us on 01204 652035


    Follow the ‘Book Now’ tab on our website

    To book your appointment to ‘say Yes to the Dress’x

  8. A Covid Blog

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    We wanted to take a moment to reassure all our current and future brides to be.

    Covid has brought many changes to our lives and sometimes it feels difficult to keep up with the ever changing guidelines – but we just wanted to say, that we are here for you and here to help however we can.

    To all our brides and their guests, we are taking all the necessary steps within the boutique to ensure your safety and that of our staff.

    To all our current brides, we are delighted to be welcoming you all back in the boutique, be it for a styling appointment or for your alterations.

    Putting your wedding dress back on is such a wonderful time to revive the wedding buzz and feel excited again about walking down that aisle to say your vows.

    We are working hard to rearrange alterations appointments as necessary; however, if you do have any concerns please do not hesitate to get in touch – we are here for you.

    To all our future brides, we aim to still make your appointment as special and as exciting as possible – from our comfortable, private fitting suites to our friendly helpful staff, this time is all about you and your dream dress.

    We are working with all our fabulous designers and dresses are arriving on schedule, ready for you to come back in and try on!

    Most of all, we love helping brides find that perfect gown for their big day and we are always so thrilled to be welcoming you through our doors.


    Finally, here at Emma Louise Bridal, we whole heartedly believe in Love.

    Despite everything love always remains and what an exciting time – a wedding to plan, a dress to choose and dreams to be made.

    In the words of a personal favourite of ours…

    Ginny – “Seems silly, doesn’t it? A wedding. Given everything that’s going on.

    Harry – “Maybe that’s the best reason to have it. Because of everything that’s going on”



    If you’re planning a wedding soon and fancy doing things a little differently, keep an eye out for our blog all about Micro-weddings.

    If you’d like to make an appointment:

    Call now – 01204 692035

    Or visit our website and click the ‘Book Now’ link


    Comments Off on DRESS OF THE MONTH – OCTOBER 2020


    This month everyone’s talking about the gorgeous Hattie from our Rebecca Ingram label.

    Hattie is a STUNNING strapless mermaid lace bridal gown, that creates a breathtaking hourglass figure.

    The plunging illusion sweetheart neckline gives a seductive look and the bold, stylish floral lace motifs are scattered across the glittering tulle, really giving you that extra wow factor!


    She has covered buttons on the back, flowing gently into a delicate train. This beautiful dress really is the essence of elegance and femininity.

    Hattie is perfect for brides who want a romantic wedding dress for their special day.

    Our beautiful boutique is based in Bolton, Greater Manchester.

    To try on Hattie, book your luxury appointment with us now.

    Call: 01204 652035


    Arrange your appointment by clicking the ‘Book Now’ feature on our website.

    We look forward to helping you find ‘The One’ x


    Comments Off on STELLA YORK TRUNK SHOW


    We are so excited to be hosting the fabulous Stella York Trunk Show between October 9th and 11th 2021, here at Emma Louise Bridal!

    These gowns are brand NEW to the Stella York collection and here for one weekend only; romantic and sexy to elegant and modern – we wouldn’t want you to miss it.


    Stella York is a fantastic brand with beautiful affordable dresses.

    And here at the boutique we will be offering an incredible 10% off and a £50 accessory voucher off for these dates only.

    Ladies, call now to have your chance to try these stunning gowns, appointments are very limited and going fast!

    Book your luxury appointment with us and say Yes to being a Stella York Bride.

    Don’t miss this amazing opportunity to get the dress of your dreams! x

    Call us on: 01204 652035


    Click the ‘Book Now’ tab on our website.


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