It has always been my dream to open this boutique. The dream became a reality and to this day, I still have to pinch myself when I walk through the door every morning. My passion for weddings began as a bridesmaid, aged 7, but my obsession with bridal design developed in my teens. During these years I would sneak in to a bridal shop in Bluewater and just stare at the satin and sparkle, without realising this would be my future endeavours. Before opening the boutique, I managed and worked in bridal shops, but felt frustration when the emphasis wasn’t on the bridal experience….before I knew it, Victoria Elaine Bridal was born!
As the Director, my responsibilities are varied, but you will see me popping my head in to appointments- don’t be alarmed, I just love getting involved! Usually, I am found at the desk placing your orders or arranging the next exciting event for the boutique to host.
During my spare time, I am either entertaining my tearaway pug cross dogs or being creative (due to my previous experience as an art teacher). I am also partial to a glass of prosecco and a catch up with my friends!
Favourite gown in the boutique: Too difficult! A toss up between Markle by Hayley Paige and Darcey by Eddy K Couture!
Favourite part of my job: Seeing the photos of our #vebride’s wedding day, knowing that we played a small part in making it special.
Favourite dress: It has to be anything from the Disney Fairy Tale Wedding collection, but specifically the Cinderella from the 2020 collection. It just melts my heart!