As our new collections of beautiful Venus Bridal Gowns are released, we love attending trade shows up and down the country to catch up with our brilliant stockists and let them have a peek at the fantastic new designs. Next month, one stockist we’re looking forward to seeing is Solitaire Brides, a wonderful bridal boutique in Bath.
Solitaire Brides was opened in 2001 by wedding style expert Lucy Carter. Lucy’s extensive knowledge of the wedding industry has been built up through years of hands on experience, and what she doesn’t know about bridal style and accessories, probably isn’t worth knowing!
Lucy’s experience also spans the worlds of dance and modelling. Having performed herself at venues such as the Bristol Hippodrome, Lucy now regularly choreographs fashion shows for many of the South West’s biggest wedding fairs and exhibitions.
The Solitaire Brides boutique is located in Midsomer Norton, deep in the heart of beautiful Somerset with easy access from Bath, Bristol, Wells, Frome and Swindon. There’s convenient free parking to be found all day long, offering the opportunity to really make a day of your appointment – perhaps enjoy a leisurely lunch with friends then visit the boutique in the afternoon for an unhurried session of wedding dress hunting!
The Solitaire team know that each bride to be is different and offer a wide range of stunning bridal gowns and accessories to suit all shapes, styles and budgets. They’re also on hand to offer advice, make recommendations and help in any way they can to make sure your preparations go smoothly and that you look radiant on your big day. As well as a huge range of wedding dresses, they stock handmade veils, tiaras, fascinators and can even arrange bespoke shoes for your entire wedding party.
Lucy and her team pride themselves on delivering a first class friendly, personal and professional service, in a warm and relaxed atmosphere. Their combined expertise and attention to detail has earned the boutique a strong and reliable reputation in the South West, and as such, visits are by appointment only to ensure their high standards are maintained. (To book, get in touch with the team any time and they’ll be delighted to arrange a convenient date for you!)
And it’s not just the bride to be who can expect their every need catered to either, as well as bridal gowns and bridesmaid dresses, Solitaire also offer a wide range of Gentleman’s formal wear too. The Solitaire menswear section is situated in a separate area of the premises, meaning that grooms and their groomsmen can be professionally measured in comfortable surroundings before choosing from a wide selection of formal wear to flatter all shapes and styles.
If you’d like to meet the Solitaire team in person, give them a call to arrange an appointment or head to the Marriott Royal Bristol in College Green on Sunday 20th September, where they will be joining over 75 other exhibitors from 10:30 – 16:00 for a fantastic event including two fashion shows choreographed by Lucy herself.
Of course if Bath isn’t local enough for your own wedding dress search, take a look at our stockist finder tool to find an equally wonderful boutique with the Venus Bridal seal of approval closer to home.