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Wedding Dress Shops in Kent: Your Boutique Guide

We’ve scoured the county for the best wedding dress shops in Kent to ensure all Kent-based brides find their dream dress in the luxurious setting they deserve.

From Kent bridal boutiques for the eco-friendly bride with a tight wedding budget to wedding dress shops specialising in plus-size dresses, there’s something for everyone at these stunning boutiques. 

The Best Wedding Dress Shops in Kent

Bridal Boutique at Chilham

Best for: affordable designer dresses

Chilham Bridal is situated in rural village Chilham, nestled between Canterbury and Ashford in Kent, and is run by welcoming owner Carly and her two fantastic Bridal Consultants Carrie and Amy. Having been open for nearly 10 years this boutique has earned itself a big reputation in the bridal world for offering affordable designer wedding dresses.

The boutique specialises in ex-sample and pre-loved designer gowns all sold of the rail. Their heavily discounted, reused stock make it the number one Kent based bridal boutique for the bride on a budget, a tight schedule and all eco-bride’s looking for ways to make their wedding a little more sustainable.

This award-winning boutique helps brides save both money and time, as well as cutting industry waste and helping the planet. Win win!

All of their dresses are available at a fraction of their original price and range from £700 to £1500, ensuring savings of up to 70%.

Whilst the dresses on the Chilham Bridal rails are subsidised, your shopping experience certainly isn’t. All brides who visit their luxury boutique receive undivided attention and expert advice, resulting in a stress-free, memorable shopping experience in luxury boutique surroundings.

The boutique itself is warm, welcoming and beautifully decorated, and you will enjoy personalised touches during your visit.

When you shop here for your wedding dress the whole boutique is closed just for you and your guests- it’s a totally private, full exclusive use boutique, so you and your bride tribe can really make yourselves at home and have some fun!

There are no fees for appointments and the boutique is by appointment 7 days a week.

Their handpicked collection includes flattering fit-and-flare silhouettes, feature backs that are set to stun, boho bridal that’s perfect for the laid back wedding and so much more.

Chilham Bridal also offers a stunning range of veils and designer headpieces to complete your look.

You can book your Chilham Bridal appointment by clicking here.

Designers stocked: Justin Alexander, Essense of Australia, Pronovias, Madi Lane, Stella York, Willowby, Wtoo, Mori Lee, Paloma Blanca and more.

Where to find them: Chilham Bridal, Bagham Barn, Canterbury Road, Chilham Kent CT4 8DU

The Pantiles Bride

Best for: in-house Bridal Consultant expertise

Maria opened the doors to The Pantiles Bride in 1997 and between herself and her knowledgeable bridal team they have over 80 years’ experience in styling brides.

Located in the historic yet vibrant 17th century Pantiles in Tunbridge Wells this boutique offers a calm and relaxed atmosphere.

An appointment only boutique offering a truly personalised experience from the moment you making your booking. Fitting rooms are spacious and private, and dresses span over two separate floors.

The designers they stock have been chosen with sizing flexibility and design in mind. Gowns can be offered in standard sizing or full made to measure if required.

Samples are available to try in sizes 12 and 14 but all their dresses can be ordered in sizes up to 22. Prices range from £1500 to £4400.

Bridesmaid dresses are also available here in sizes 0-30 and prices range from £180 – £270.

Open 6 days a week (Mon-Sat) and appointments are chargeable at £35 and can be made through the booking system on their website.

Designers stocked: Ellis Bridal, Jesus Peiro, Sassi Holford and Suzanne Neville

Where to find them: Pantiles Bride, 34 The Pantiles, Tunbridge Wells TN2 5TN

Story of my Dress

Best for: modern, non-traditional wedding dresses and separates

Story of my Dress is a pretty bijou studio set in 15th century barns in West Malling Kent, surrounded by lots of restaurants and bars to really make the most of your perfect day!

An appointment only service ran by founder Cara-Lee and her team of experienced bridal consultants, dressmakers and seamstress.

Story of my Dress offers bridal separates and modern, non-traditional wedding dresses from six incredible designers. Prices range from £695 to £3100.

With the help of their in-house dressmaker, Story of my dress have now created their own collections, and using local suppliers too! The dresses can be made and ordered up to a size 22.

To finish your bridal look they stock accessories from a range of designers such as Eden B, Halo & co and Miss Clemmie, alongside their own collection of veils of capes.

For time conscious brides and those on a budget they have their sister company Renew Bridal offering a range of modern, simplistic dresses and separates sizes 8-16 and under £1500.

Open 6 days a week (Tues-Sun) and with plenty of parking locally.

You can book your appointment through their booking system on their website. Appointments are chargeable at £25.

Designers stocked: & For Love, Bo and Luca, Kindling Bridal and Rolling in Roses

Where to find them: Story of my Dress Bridal Boutique, The Mill Yard, Swan Street, West Malling, Kent ME19 6LP


Best for: a good size range of samples to try on

Christina:K Bridal Boutique is a spacious, air conditioned, tudor style building situated in the heart of Maidstone in Kent.

With over 12 years’ experience within the wedding industry, founder Krystina and her knowledgeable team have been providing valuable advice and guidance to brides far and wide.

Choose from their selection of designer gowns or bespoke collections all which can be altered to truly meet the bride’s expectations, with their experienced in-house seamstress.

This boutique has a really good range of sample sizes for you to try on and can order dresses in sizes from 6-30. Their ordered in collection is affordably priced from £1100 to £1900.

Tiaras and veils can also be purchased here and a cleaning and boxing service is also available to preserve your dress after the big day.

Mother of the bride/groom occasion wear from John Charles with matching hats are also available at Christina K and prices start from £125.

Open 6 days a week (Mon-Sat). No onsite parking available but only a short walk away from Fremlin Walk car park.

You can book your appointment by calling 01622 675009 or through the booking system on their website.

Standard appointments are free of charge however a VIP appointment is available to be booked chargeable at £55.

Designers stocked: Ronal Joyce, Victoria Jane and Cosmobella.

Where to find them: Christina K Bridal Boutique, 20 High Street, Maidstone Kent ME14 1HT

Isabella Grace

Best for: a wide variety of dresses to try on

Isabella Grace Bridal, located in Royal Tunbridge Wells is a spacious boutique spread over 4 floors of an elegant regency townhouse.

Rebecca, founder and owner of the boutique has over 12 years’ experience within the wedding industry and alongside her dedicated team, provide a luxury and highly personalised level of service creating a wonderful shopping experience for their brides.

Isabella Grace have a gown for everyone with styles ranging from A-line, ballgown, fit and flare and more- you really will be spoilt for choice.

Sample sizes are available to try ranging from 12-22. Prices range from £1200 to £3500.

Once you have found your dress (with them or elsewhere) Isabella Grace have a showroom dedicated to accessories stocking a stunning collection of head pieces, jewellery, veils, boleros and more – a true accessory heaven!

Open 6 days a week (Mon-Sat). No onsite parking available but you could choose to park at the Royal Victoria Shopping Centre.

A classic bridal appointment is free of charge Monday through to Friday but chargeable at £20 on a Saturday. A luxury bridal appointment is also available for you to book chargeable at £40.

You can book your appointment through the booking system on their website.

Designers stocked: Milla Nova, Madi Lane, Justin Alexander and Stella York

Where to find them: Isabella Grace Bridal, 40 Mount Ephraim, Tunbridge Wells Kent TN4 8AU

Wedding World

Best for: opening hours- 7 days a week plus evenings

Wedding World is a contemporary bridal boutique nestled in the south east corner of Kent within the seaside town of Folkestone.

Offering a multitude of beautiful, shimmering bridal gowns handpicked by founder Carol and her partner Kirsty who together have over 35 years’ experience in the wedding industry.

Think structured corsets, low backs, classic A-Lines and slinky red carpets looks.

Having stocked many designers over their two decades of trading, Wedding World now specialises in three exceptional designers.

A wide range of jewellery, headpieces, tiaras and veils from designers including Heavenly Headpieces, Remarkable Sparkle and All Hail to the Veil are also available for you to try and purchase.

All collections can be provided in sizes 4-32. Prices range from £850 to £3500

They also have a wonderful collection of plus size dresses and a wide range of ‘off the peg’ dresses.

Alterations are carried on site with their talented in-house seamstress.

You can expect service a very personal service following your consultation, having access to your consultant via mobile phone 7 days a week.

An appointment only boutique, open 7 days a week with evening appointments also available.

You can book your appointment through the booking system on their on their website.

Designers stocked: Maggie Sottero, Rebecca Ingram and Justin Alexander.

Where you can find them: Wedding World Kent, 36 Guildhall Street, Folkestone Kent CT20 1EE

Bridal Way

Best for: big dresses

Bridal Way, ‘the little shop with a big reputation’ is an intimate bridal boutique situated in the coastal town of Ramsgate ran by Mother and daughter team, Margaret and Keeley.

Established in 1989 Bridal Way has earned an outstanding reputation for both their gorgeous range of dresses, shoes, veils and tiaras but also the excellent customer care they provide.

For brides wanting big princess or A- line gowns with lots of sparkle then this boutique will not disappoint.

Dresses are available to try in sizes 8-20.

Their beautiful collection of dresses is priced £100 to £2000. They also have a small selection of ‘off the peg’ sale dresses at heavily discounted prices.

Bridal Way also offer an outlet department within their boutique, with all gowns priced from £299 – £799.

An appointment only boutique open 5 days a week (closed Tues and Sun) with a number of payable car parks nearby in central Ramsgate.

You can book your appointment through the booking system on their website.

Designers stocked: Maggie Sottero, Mori Lee and Rebecca Ingram

Where to find them: Bridal Way, 25 West Cliff Road, Ramsgate Kent CT11 9JP

Chislehurst Bridal

Best for: modern brides

Perfectly located within the beautiful village of Chislehurst. This appointment only boutique offers a relaxed and cosy space, where you will feel comfortable and ready to enjoy a totally memorable experience.

Their experienced bridal consultants provide a personalised service with an honest and friendly approach, guiding you on your way to finding your perfect dress.

Exquisite fabrics, gorgeous detailing and distinctive design perfect for the modern bride.

They stock 7 different design houses, and samples are available to try in sizes 10-16. Prices range from £1000 to £2700.

A wide range of accessories are also available to try and purchase from headpieces, hairpins combs and bows, veils and jewellery.

Classic weekday appointments are available free of charge. If wanting a classic weekend appointment this is chargeable at £10. VIP appointments are also available to book, chargeable at £60 which is fully redeemable against any dress purchased.

Open 7 days a week (Sundays twice per month) and there are two parking bays directly outside the boutique. Alternatively, you may wish to park at either of the two pay and display car parks situated at each end of the high street.

You can book your appointment through the booking system on their website.

Designers stocked: Watters, Mia Lavi, Catherine Deane and Freda Bennet

Where to find them: Chislehurst Bridal, 33 High Street, Chislehurst, Bromley Kent BR7 5AE

Bridal Boutique of Jules

Best for: expert styling and accessory guidance

The Bridal Boutique of Jules is owned and run by super friendly Jeska, and situated beside the sea in the quaint town of Walmer, Deal.

As seen in Vogue, Tatler and Hello, this multi award-winning boutique will always greet you with a warm welcoming smile, impeccable service and a beautiful collection of gowns.

You can expect a wonderful vintage feel, bridal lace and luxurious fabrics, twinkling jewels and traditional tweed throughout, a quintessentially British bridal boutique that creates a magical and memorable experience.

An appointment only boutique that is individual and personal to each bride where Jeska and her team give their professional and honest styling advice on the exciting journey to finding your dream wedding dress.

The boutique stocks six wonderful designers, and you can visit their website to view their full dress collection. The also stocking accessories from Ivory & Co and a selection of Rachel Simpson wedding shoes.

Open 5 days a week (Tues-Sat) and with free parking right outside the boutique.

You can book your appointment through the booking system on their website.

This boutique also offers a VIB (Very Important Bride) appointment chargeable at £15pp – please view their website for full details and what’s included.

Designers stocked: Madi Lane, Eliza Jane Howell, Dando London and Stephanie Allin.

Where to find them: The Bridal Boutique of Jules, 26 Dover Road, Deal Kent CT14 7JW

Beautiful in Curves

Best for: curvy brides-to-be

Zoe, the founder of Beautiful in Curves, runs her appointment only, home-based boutique, from a cosy and comfortable cabin environment, just outside Ashford in the beautiful countryside near Eastwell Manor.

Specialising in wedding gowns sized 16-34 perfect for the curvier bride offering a wide range of styles from mermaid dresses to relaxed boho gowns and everything in-between there really is something for everyone.

Having had many years in bridal industry, Zoe carefully handpicks her collections to offer comfortable support and structure.

Think tulle, satin and silk fabrics, opulent lace, embroidery and bead work. You can view their full range online.

Prices range from £800 to £1600 and an on-site alterations service is also available to their brides perfect for those finishing touches.

Beautiful in Curves also offer prom and evening dresses in sizes 16-28 perfect for that special occasion.

Open 5 days a week (Mon-Sat) and free parking.

You can book your appointment by calling 01233 877560.

Dresses stocked: Victoria Kay, White Rose and Katya Katya

Where to find them: Beautiful in Curves, 167A Sandyhurst Lane, Ashford Kent TN25 4NX

Dress Dreams

Best for: big budget show stoppers!

Dress Dream Bridal is a glamourous, luxury, appointment only boutique, filled with warm, welcoming feeling where you can feel relaxed with a glass of fizz.

Situated in the beautiful town of Sevenoaks, owner Kate, alongside her ‘dream team’, has created a personal bridal experience with customer services that provides above and beyond, where every bride feels spoilt in creating a memory to treasure forever.

They offer contemporary wedding dresses for the modern bride who wants to stand out from the crowd and really wow their guests.

Prices range from £1300 to £4700 and sizes can be ordered in 8-30

Dress Dreams also have a selection of ‘off the peg’ gowns available at discounted prices.

Here you’ll also their range of contemporary accessories and their in-house seamstress to really help you express your individuality.

Open 5 days a week (Mon-Sat) with later openings available. Free customer parking is available directly outside the shop or they are a 2-minute walk from Sevenoaks train station.

You can book your appointment by visiting their website.

Appointments are chargeable between £10-£35 and fully redeemable against any dress purchased. Booking requires PayPal, if you’re unable to book online then you can call 01732 667377.

Designers stocked: Milla Nova, Veiro Bridal, Rachel Rose Bridal, Riki Dalal and more.

Where to find them: Dress Dreams Bridal, 12 Tubs Hill Parade, London Road, Sevenoaks Kent TN13 1DH

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