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REAL BRIDES September Thursday, 13th September 2018

After carrying out some research online, Sophie very quickly saw Essense of Australia’s dresses and she knew instantly that they would be the perfect collection for her. Therefore, she wanted to find the shop with the biggest collection of dresses so she had the widest range to choose from! Luckily she found Bride to Be of Reading. As one of Essense’s top retailers, she was safe in the knowledge that she’d definitely find her dream Essense dress here!

It didn’t take long for Sophie to find her perfect gown. With our experienced Bridal Consultant Emma...

First Blog Post! Friday, 10th August 2018

Hi! Welcome to our brand-new blog – it’s been a long time coming and we’re proud to finally be showcasing a platform in which we can share all the tips, tricks and advice we have accumulated over the last 29 years… yes, you read that right, Bride to Be have been providing our beautiful brides with wedding dresses, bridesmaid dresses, accessories and fun (in the form of our staff members!) for almost 30 years!!

Currently owned by the wonderful Stephanie, Bride to Be is a little bit of a family affair! The journey started when Lesley, Stephanie’s mum, decided that she wanted to provide...

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