It’s the best feeling in the world to help a bride-to-be find her perfect wedding dress, and every week we receive emails, pictures and messages from ecstatic brides telling us how pleased they are with their dresses. We thought we’d share a few here, but to see more photos of real life brides, recommendations and first-hand experiences of the Wedding Dress Factory Outlet, visit our Facebook page and join in the wedding conversation!
"When it was time to find my wedding dress, I went to the Wedding Dress Factory Outlet before heading off to the high street shops, and I'm so glad that I did. The two ladies who work there were so helpful in finding me the right size and different designs to try out, and it didn't take me long before I found the dress of my dreams. It fit perfectly and was just what I was looking for! Apart from walking away with my dream dress, I also walked away with a bargain. My beautiful silk, lace-covered dress retailed for £1499 on the highstreet and I spent only £400 on it. So a big thank you to the team at the Wedding Dress Factory Outlet for helping me find the perfect dress for the perfect day."
“The staff were very helpful and the choice of gowns blew me away, the changing rooms were spacious and the mirrors were large enough to see every angle. I was thrilled with my dress and everyone thought it was stunning and could not believe how much I had paid for it! I have recommended you to anyone who mentions they are getting married. Thank you again.”
"I got married a month ago now and absolutely LOVED my dress. It was amazing value, and as a photographer I wanted great shots, so hoped for a striking dress, and that's exactly what I got. The outlet was lovely, lots of dresses in all sizes thank goodness as I'm quite petite and my dress fitted like a glove. The staff were also extremely friendly and although this was the first dress shop I'd visited I knew I'd found the right one and got it straight away. Then it sat in my parents house for months with me sneaking a peak every time we went there! A huge thank you to everyone there. I came to you on a recommendation and will certainly recommend everyone to you too!"
“Thank you so much for being so welcoming, friendly and helpful when I came in on Saturday. Nothing was too much trouble and it was such fun trying on the different dresses. I was so impressed that the lady helping me took photos that I could send to my daughter to get her opinion ... can't think of ANY other wedding shop that allows that. I was particularly pleased that I wasn't met with the same snobbish attitude that I have found in other wedding shops. I'm so happy that I could support a UK shop and STILL pay an incredibly low price for the absolutely stunning wedding dress that I walked away with. I can't wait to wear my dress in November. I will definitely be sending you a photo and passing on your details to others.”
“I came to your shop in April with my mum and sister, after a very upsetting experience in a snobby bridal shop as I am a larger lady and not one dress in the shop was anywhere near the size I needed. Trying them on was a nightmare with them telling me what would and would suit me (which boiled down to what they had that I could actually get over my hips). I searched the internet and came across your shop and we travelled there the next day. WOW, I was gobsmacked when I walked through the door such a sea of dresses in every size possible, in all different styles and shades, plain and with detail, but to be able to try on a dress in my own size I nearly cried as I looked at myself in the mirror. I tried on 5 dresses altogether and fell in love with number 3, not at all what I had in my head I wanted, but I just loved it. There was no stress from the ladies in the changing rooms although queues were building up and I didn't feel rushed. The ladies said to go and have a coffee and discuss it with my mum and sister to make 100% sure that I was happy before purchasing it as we had come a long way. Can't thank you all enough, I have recommended you to so many people and know of 6 people who have already come and purchased dresses from you, you saved me a lot of tears, thanks again.”
"I had looked around a few wedding dress shops and I didn't find anything that really suited me. With only 3 months until the wedding I had all my hopes and dreams resting on finding a dress in your shop, and boy did I. I took my parents with me to find the one and with the huge collection of your dresses, I found it right away. It was a great experience and all the staff were lovely. Everyone adored and commented on my dress on the day and I've recommended your shop to everyone I know and have even had friends of friends asking! Wish I could wear it everyday. Thanks once again!"
"I never expected I would find such a beautiful magical dress and I have you to thank for it. When searching for the dress I visited many shops. Most bridal shops, I am disappointed to say, did not deliver the dress-shopping experience you dream about. Mostly I found myself wishing to get out of the shops as fast as I could, like they didn't have time for me. But at the Wedding Dress Factory Outlet the people were amazing. Everyone was sooooo friendly and nothing was too much trouble. I had a good idea of what I wanted, but after trying what seemed like a hundred the girls persuaded me to try a dress a little different to what I wanted, and I'm so glad they did! I knew it was the one as soon as I put it on! Your girls are amazing and they certainly know what they are talking about! Since my wedding day I've sent many future brides in your direction! Thank you again for finding me my dress!"
“I visited a lot of well known bridal shops before coming to the Wedding Dress Factory Outlet. I felt pressured into buying a dress from the previous stores and didn’t feel like they gave me an honest opinion. I went with my mum on a Saturday morning, the staff were so welcoming, friendly and most of all helpful. They gave me a honest opinion and helped me find my perfect dress. It came with the perfect price tag too! I don’t know why brides would go anywhere else! AMAZING.”
“The range was immense, definitely something to suit everybody. The ladies who worked there were all smiling and enjoying their jobs and made you feel like you are getting their full attention. One of the dresses didn’t fit and politely she advised on which to try on next. When I walked out in my dress not only did my mum and nan go WOW but all the staff made comments, and a lady waiting with her friend for a fitting room started welling up. When going to pick up my dress it was a Saturday but the staff were exactly the same even though it was 50 times busier. I tried on my dress with the lady who I had seen the previous time and when I walked out of the changing room another member of staff said she remembered me and my dress. My dress was almost a 3rd of the original price meaning that I could get other things for my day, and it looks worth lots more. Thank you for all your help and hope that your business carries on giving brides like myself their dream dress.”
“The moment I first heard about the Wedding Dress Factory Outlet my eyes lit up. I knew I would find my perfect dress there. The first time I visited I tried on 4 dresses just before closing time one Sunday but I just couldn’t find “the one” so I returned one Saturday morning –just to look really in hope “the one” would appear as I know your stock renewal is amazing. I flicked through the rails finding a few dresses I liked then I found it. “THE ONE!” I took the single dress to try on. It was perfect. So much detailing, and a very near perfect fit for me with a beautiful vintage feel to match my theme! I rushed to the till and paid £350!!! I felt like they had made a mistake. How could such a beautiful dress cost so little?! The lady who took my payment informed me the dress had only just come in! It was meant to be. THANK YOU!!!”
“Your service is second to none, honestly, we had been treated appallingly in our area of shops, with comments such as “so tiny you will find nothing” and, “A white dress? You’ll be lucky!” and the list goes on, honestly, dreadful service. I had 7 days to find the dream dress and had called several places, many of which didn’t return my calls, or if they did were not welcoming given the short space of time in which to source a dress. Then I found your website and contacted you - what a breath of fresh air, just as I was getting to the point of wanting to give up you were so helpful, welcoming and with such a warm manner.
We were greeted [in store] by Sharon, what a wonderful lady she is, she knew exactly who we were, we had a good laugh with her, felt relaxed and well, I just cannot express in words what a credit she is to the business. The two young girls that helped in the changing room were amazing, even managed to locate a size 6 that fitted like a glove, honestly, a real pleasurable experience and well worth the long journey. Sharon was so helpful and I just can’t tell you how much we all warmed to her as she rallied around steaming the dress and helped us out with a dress bag after we purchased a tiara, veil, underskirt and the dress. So thank you so very much to you and your fabulous team for making us all feel so welcome.”
"I visited you on 4th May, along with my mum and dad. It was my first outing looking for a wedding dress, I was so nervous. I’m not really a girlie girl and I’ve never tried anything even close to resembling a wedding dress before! My plan when I visited you guys was to at least find a style that I like, the only thing I knew I wanted was straps.
When we arrived you made us feel really welcome. It was great to have a look through the dresses alone at first. I’d heard some scare stories on the wedding forums, it was a huge relief that your approach was not to pressure sell or limit the number of dresses that can be tried on. The woman who helped me was absolutely faultless. There were a few dresses that didn’t suit me and one where the colour made me look like the living dead! She very tactfully steered me away from them which I thought showed great professionalism and dedication to your customers. I was 100% sure I wouldn’t leave with a frocky horror.
Another aspect that I especially appreciated was the price range of the dresses. My dress budget was fairly tight, but at your shop I could simply pick out any dress that I liked. At no point did I feel like my budget would limit my choices.
I did not expect to find my dream dress on shopping visit number one! I ended up with a beautiful Paloma Blanca satin a-line dress with halter straps. I honestly feel like a princess when I wear it (and I do try it on very regularly). I now have to make it up to my bridesmaids for the lack of shopping trips.
Whenever I hear wedding dress woes on the forums, I always try and point people in your direction.
Thank you very much for making the dress shopping experience so much fun! x"