Meet The Team



Stephanie’s Mum started Bride To Be in 1989 and Steph has taken over the reins for the last 10 years, she is a well known part of the Bridal Industry and regularly features in the Bridal Trade press.

Steph Loves: My husband and 2 beautiful daughters

Steph Dislikes: Unkindness, Snakes and Marrow (yuk!)

Her Outlook on life: 'Always be kind to people, you never know what they have going on in their lives’

Stephs Dream Date: George Clooney (of course!)

Stephs Guilty pleasure: Porn Star Martinis and a good cheeseboard!



Emma has extensive knowledge of all things bridal and has worked for both top Bridal Designers and stores. She has been in the industry for 26 years!

Emma loves: Her family and puppy dogs

Emma dislikes: Milk and Birds (she’s terrified of them!)

Her outlook on life: Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass , its about learning to dance in the rain’

Emmas dream Date: Loves the voice of Morgan Freeman but for looks it has to be Prince Harry

Her guilty Pleasure: Jelly Sweets and a glass of Gin and Tonic

Emma (Known as ‘Em’)

Deputy Manager

Em has travelled the world and worked on big cruise ships before entering the world of bridal. She has loved Bridal and has now been in the Industry for 10 years.

Em Loves: her bed!

Em Dislikes: onions and rudeness

Em’s Outlook on life: Keep smiling!

Em’s Dream date: with Ryan Reynolds

Her Guilty pleasure: Reality TV – I love it!


Bridal Consultant

Carla has worked in the styling sector for 16 years now and has worked for some of the biggest high street names. She has spent the last 3 years in Bridal and loves it!

Carla Loves: Animals and Partying

Caral Dislikes: Spiders

Carla’s outlook on life: I like to see the positive in everyone

Her Dream Date: Tom Hardy

Her Guilty Pleasure: Chocolate


Sewing room supervisor/fitter

Tatiana originates from Lithuania and has worked in Bridal for 28 years! She manages and organises all of the alteration work for Bride To Be and is degree qualified in Bridal Workmanship.

Tatiana Loves: her family

Tatiana Dislikes: Disorder – She likes to be organised!

Her Outlook on life: She always look at things in a positive light

Her Dream Date: - she replied - Oh gosh I’m way past all that now!

Her Guilty Pleasure: Good strong coffee



Magdalena originates from Poland and has worked in Bridal for 11 years now! She is degree qualified in tailoring and soon to have her first baby!

Magdalena loves: dancing

Magdalena dislikes: Untidiness

Her outlook on life: Treat others the way you would want to be treated.

Her Dream Date: Andrea Bocelli (?!)

Her Guilty Pleasure: Chocolate & Sweets



Erika originated from Hungary where she did her degree in Pattern Cutting, Seamtress work and Design. She has worked in Design, Bridal work and Pattern cutting for 18 years.

Erika Loves: My two young sons

Erika Dislikes: Rudeness

Erika’s outlook on life: Always be positive!

Erika’s dream Date: George Clooney

Her Guilty pleasure: Homemade cake

Dawn (Known as ‘Dawny’ by her colleagues)

Gown Preparation Manager/Sales Consultant

Dawn has worked in Bridal for 7 years now and is meticulous at pressing / steaming and checking the bridal gowns.

Dawn Loves: Running (She belongs to a running club)

Dawn Dislikes: Cabbage!

Her Outlook on life: Take every day as it comes

Her Guilty Pleasure: Putting my PJ’s on straight after work!

Opening Times

  • Mon 10.00 - 17.00
    (by appointment only)
  • Tues 10.00 - 20.00
    (by appointment only)
  • Weds closed
  • Thurs 10.00 - 17.00
    (by appointment only)
  • Fri 10.00 - 17.00
    (by appointment only)
  • Sat 9.30 - 17.00
    (by appointment only)
  • Sun closed*
  • *we are open on occasional Sundays – please call the store for details

So that our brides can enjoy their bridal experience fully we ask that appointments are made to try on wedding dresses.