The Best Wedding Shopping In NE1
With wedding season well and truly under way, most of us have been to at least a few ceremonies this year. Whether it’s the dresses, the flowers, the canapes or even the #hashtag, there’s something about a good wedding that gets you planning your own day… come on, we know we’re not the only ones! If you’ve got wedding bells on the horizon, we’ve got the inside info on shopping, from the dress to the flowers and everything in between.
Jesmond’s As You Like It has long been a favourite on Newcastle’s nightlife scene. A classy spot with just the right amount of playful charm and a casual, fun vibe, it makes a beautifully different venue for receptions, wedding breakfasts, and even the ceremony itself. With stunning surroundings to explore, menus for personalised feast ideas and a team of expert staff on hand, its summer showcases on August 17th and September 3rd are sure to be unmissable for happy-couples-to-be.
Get September 17th down in the diary because Copthorne Hotel Wedding Fair is coming to town. The Quayside location will host every service you could possibly want to make your big day extra special, from florists to car hire, and even photo booth companies for a kitsch touch. Gather your ideas then grab a bunch of friends, your mam or your lucky other half and get browsing one of the biggest wedding fairs in the region. Why not make a day of it and head to one of the Quayside’s many bars for a glass of bubbly afterwards?
Multi-award winning Y.A.P. is one of Newcastle’s most well established bridal boutiques, and an appointment there will quickly show you why. A dedicated team will guide you through a fabulous range of dresses and accessories, taking the time to talk you through what is sure to be the decision of a lifetime. From lingerie advice to dressing you on the big day itself, their list of services is stunning. The luxurious store is a haven for brides-to-be, relaxing and beautiful in equal measure… Y.E.S. to Y.A.P.
Mia Sposa promises to find your perfect dress whatever the style or venue you have in mind. With an extensive variety of designer gowns available to choose from, they’re a must for any day of shopping with the bridesmaids. Catering for the men in your life too, the whole bridal party will love Mia Sposa and the super special bridal experience it creates.
Leigh Hetherington Bridal Wear is another gem in Newcastle’s bouquet of bridal boutiques. Located centrally in Old Eldon Square, its high ceilings and traditional interiors will have you feeling like you’ve stepped into a fairytale, with a frock fit for a princess thrown in for good measure. Whether you’re looking to design your own dress or buy from a selection in-store, Leigh Hetherington is a must-visit in your hunt for 'the one'.