Are you visiting Brides The Show at London Olympia on 21st-23rd September? If not, then you’re missing out! Here are just a handful of the amazing luxury suppliers that you’ll see at Brides the Show this Autumn…
For elegant bridesmaid dresses, look no further than the iconic British brand, Ghost London. With their vintage bohemian feel, Ghost’s collections and are known for their feminine aesthetic and modern silhouettes. We love their chic signature viscose fabric and rich colourways, and they even have a new collection of adorable flower girl dresses.
Jay Emme is a friendly, professionally trained freelance cellist available for weddings and elopements abroad and around the UK. As well as performing familiar classical pieces, Jay has a versatile repertoire, including pop/chart songs, Disney favourites, rock classics, and much more! With over 20 years of experience in luxury weddings and private functions, Jay is the perfect musician to create the soundtrack to your special day.
Founded by designer Katya Shehurina, London-based bridal brand KATYA KATYA specialises in stunning made-to-order French and Italian lace gowns. Only using the finest materials, these designs ooze romance, versatility and comfort, with interchangeable elements to suit every woman. Their latest Wanderlust collection is inspired by the desire to wander on life journeys with your loved one, and the gowns are both dreamy and decadent. You can find the full Wanderlust collection and occasionwear gowns at the flagship London store, as well as new luxury Malborough boutique Willoughby & Wolf.
Daisy Brydon Creations
Daisy Brydon Creations has supplied cakes to Hugh Bonneville, Matt LeBlanc, Jessica Hynes, Stormzy and The BBC, and now they’re showing at Brides The Show to help you pick the perfect wedding cake. As well as classic and elegant designs, Daisy Brydon Creations specialises in fun grooms’ cakes, and half and half designs to show off your character and interests as well as having a nod to the traditional wedding cake. If you book at Brides The Show, you’ll receive a complimentary tasting session, plus you’ll have the chance to win 50 cupcakes for your wedding day.
Zade Film is Warwickshire’s premier wedding videographer, travelling throughout the UK and Europe to capture weddings in their signature unobtrusive documentary style. For example, take a look at the video below of Charlie & Kayne’s beautifully rustic wedding in Shuckburgh.
The team’s love for film transpires through their work, as they passionately piece together the story of your special day, with an elegant and thoughtful touch.
Hair expert Bunmi has been working in the hair industry for over 13 years, with training from one of London’s top salons, Amina Kadia Hair Salon in North West London. In 2006 she founded AVOS Hair as a freelance and mobile service specialising in bridal manes and weaves, catering to clients worldwide. As a special offer for Brides The Show, any bride who puts down a deposit with AVOS Hair will receive a hair care gift pack.
For modern bridalwear that can easily be customised to create your perfect wedding day look, visit Charlie Brear at Brides The Show. Their bridal collections are stocked in over 50 boutiques worldwide and has attracted a cult following from spirited and modern brides who want their wedding dress to be as unique as they are.
4Love Polka Dots
4Love Polka Dots is perfect place to find the beautiful finishing touches for your wedding day, including wedding stationery and accessories, all completely customized to match your wedding theme. You’ll also find wedding guest books, wooden stamps, ring boxes, ring bearer pillows, favour bags and more, with themes including rustic, vintage, formal and beach. Couples attending Brides The Show will even get a 10% discount with the code LOVE, which is valid until the end of October.
The Wedding Shop
Visit gift list experts The Wedding Shop at their stand at Brides The Show and you’ll be in with a chance to win over £2k worth of prizes, to mark the launch of their amazing THROUGH THE SEASONS campaign with Brides Magazine. The prize includes the latest Smeg Mixer, a RiseArt voucher, snuggly Helen Moore faux fur throw, The White Company must-have sheepskin foot stool, a fabulous Pooky Lamp, and even a giant inflatable SunnyLife swan! The competition will run over the 3 days of Brides The Show, and guests must visit the stand, take a selfie on the amazing flamingo wall to post on Instagram and register with us over the weekend in order to be eligible to win. The Wedding Shop are also the proud sponsors of the VIP lounge at Brides The Show.
With a passion for bespoke embellishments, it’s no surprise that Eloise Alice creates head-turning dresses that are all about the details – a flapper-style feathered skirt, a double-cowl back, an Art Deco-inspired, rhinestone-appliquéd belt, a sprinkling of hand-made silk tulle and organza flowers. Pieces from the collection can be tailored to your proportions and made in the silk of your choice, or used as a starting point for a bespoke gown. Visit Eloise Alice at this year’s show to snap up one of her sample pieces, including bridal capes and lace tops at up to 50% off. One or two of the gowns are completely new and have never been tried on so it is a fantastic deal for any bride.
Eliza Jane Howell
Award-winning London bridal design house Eliza Jane Howell will be showcasing her signature show-stopping dresses at Brides The Show this Autumn, so any brides looking for vintage glamour should definitely pay a visit to her stand. Their hand-beaded embellished gowns are the perfect heirloom piece to hand down for years to come.
Fiona Kelly Photography
Wedding photographer Fiona Kelly is famous for her relaxed and informal approach to photography, with the end result being beautiful, natural and vibrantly modern images. Based in South London but happy to travel around the UK and further to capture weddings, Fiona Kelly captures the fun, laughter, emotion and beauty of your wedding day and creates a relaxed atmosphere so you often don’t even know you are having your photo taken…even when it’s time for photos of the two of you!
Rosemood is a personalised stationery company based in Nantes, France, with a UK website that launched just over a year ago. This will be their second time at the show and they are excited to show off some of our new wedding stationery. Rosemood works with independent designers to curate a collection of modern wedding stationery that can be personalised and ordered online. Their full design review and customer service helps them stand out from other stationery companies, as their professional proofreaders and graphic designers make sure that every piece of stationery that leaves the atelier is absolutely perfect.
Born out of a passion for weddings, colour and hand embellishment, Motee Maids offer timeless and elegant gowns bridal parties will love wearing and creating. With Motee, your bridesmaids will have the chance to create their own gown to best suit their tastes and personal style, all while staying true to Motee’s chic design and fabric concepts. Choose from fully beaded fabrics, gowns with sequin embellishments and sashes or simple tulle styles in a range of stylish colour palettes and then tweak until your heart’s content!
The Wedding Present Co
At Brides The Show, The Wedding Present Co. brings their amazing showroom to you! Established 25 years ago, they are the ultimate one-stop shop when it comes to creating your perfect gift list, with over 300 amazing brands to choose from. Every couple is assigned a dedicated wedding list advisor who will help them through every step of the process, from choosing presents in the showroom or online via the website, right through to delivery!
All sound good? Guides for Brides have an amazing 200 free tickets to give away to Brides The Show when you use the code GFB200 – but they’re first come, first served, so book ASAP to see all these incredible suppliers and more!
About the author
Written by: Jackie Melotti
Jackie has been running events, wedding fairs and awards nights for Guides for Brides for over 11 years. She's an expert at ensuring events run smoothly, helping hotels to showcase their venue, advising suppliers on getting the most from the opportunity to exhibit and network, as well as finding brides the suppliers they need.