Style Focus: How to style a short wedding dress

One of the most important rules whenever we design a Venus Bridal collection, is that we always aim to deliver variety and style so that every bride can find her perfect gown, whatever her wedding style. We know that traditional, full skirted full length gowns simply aren’t everyone’s cup of tea, which is why we Read More

Style Focus: Finding Your Perfect Wedding Dress Shape

At Venus Bridal, we’ve learned a lot of tips and tricks over the years for how to find your perfect wedding dress. Perhaps the most important one though; before you even start considering white vs. ivory or sweetheart necklines vs. strapless, is to figure out your ideal wedding dress shape. By knowing what specific shape Read More

Style Focus: How to style a simple gown

At Venus Bridal, we pride ourselves not only on the quality of our designer wedding dresses, but also the sheer variety we have on offer. You see we know brides, and we know that no two are quite alike. We know that for every bride to be who dreams of gliding down the aisle in Read More

Style Focus: Black Bridesmaids Dresses

Once you’ve found your dream Venus Bridal gown, it’s time to start thinking about those other important dresses – that’s right, we’re talking Bridesmaid Dresses! Hopefully your girls can count on you to pick out something they’ll look amazing and feel confident and comfortable in; but perhaps the biggest decision is what colour those gorgeous Read More

Style Focus: The Bridal Faux Fur Trend

With autumn in full swing, we know that lots of you beautiful Venus brides to be are hard at work putting the finishing touches to your wonderful winter wedding plans. Winter weddings are so beautiful, with so much potential for added sparkle and magic, but there’s one worry they bring up time and time again: Read More

Style Focus: Autumn Wedding Trends

While summer may still be thought of traditionally as ‘Wedding Season’, more and more couples are opting to say ‘I do’ in autumn, and who can blame them? It’s such a beautiful time of year, when the leaves on the trees are putting on a colourful show, late evening sunsets are dramatic and dreamy, and Read More

Wedding Tips: Why you should NEVER buy your wedding dress online

At Venus Bridal, we’re great believers that the search for your perfect wedding dress should take place in a fantastic wedding dress boutique; not online. Online wedding dress shops are all well and good for a spot of window shopping or to look for inspiration to add to your Pinterest wedding mood boards, but under Read More

Shop Venus Bridal at Belladonna

Today we’re turning the spotlight on another of our wonderful Venus stockists. You know by now that only the best bridal shops will do for us, and Belladonna Brides in Galway is no exception! As wedding dress boutiques go, Belladonna really is truly stunning. The team; Sue, Tina, Róisín and Rebecca offer a warm and Read More

Beware of Hidden Wedding Costs

Planning your wedding is fun and exciting, from the big stuff like finding your perfect wedding venue and choosing your dream Venus Bridal gown through to the little things like place settings and favours. With so much going on, it’s easy to get carried away and even the thriftiest bride to be can find herself Read More