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Bridal Gowns and Alterations

Bridal Gowns Alterations and Best Bridal Studio in Harpenden, St Albans and London

Wedding Gown Alterations Harpenden and St Albans

Shimmering Ivory Bridal Couture – Best one-stop-shop beautiful wedding gowns, custom designed bridal gowns, and wedding dress alterations.

Here you'll find the best bridal shop services in Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire, we service brides from the whole area surrounding Harpenden, St Albans, Luton and London as well as brides from further afield. Our studio specializes in custom-fitted wedding gowns, bridal dress alterations, and other related services for clients in Herts, Beds and Bucks.

Shop at Harpenden and St Albans’ Best bridal shop and custom wedding gown designer

Here at Shimmering Ivory Bridal Couture, custom makes a difference. Our priority is to make each bride look her absolute best in her custom-fitted wedding gowns or detailed bridal gown alterations. When we make alterations, we don't only want the best fit, we also want it to enhance the bride's look and give her the best comfort throughout her wedding day.

Our studio is a hidden gem and produces luxury wedding gown designs for clients in Harpenden and St Albans that are made to measure based on the bride to be specific measurements. Each bridal gown made in our shop is delicately sewn, handcrafted, and custom-fitted by couture designer Sian Hughes Cooke and her fantastic team. Our bridal gown alterations are also meticulously tailored and checked until we get the perfect fit for the bride.

Best Wedding Dress Alterations in Harpenden, St Albans and London

Have you found your perfect wedding gown but it doesn't quite fit well to your body shape? That's where our professional experience comes in. Shimmering Ivory Bridal Couture has an experienced team of alterations specialists who know exactly how to make a wedding gown fit like it was created just for you. Your guests will never believe that your wedding gown was something you bought readymade!

Our alterations and cutting/sewing techniques are among the best in London and our alterations experts are trained to make adjustments that will complement the bride's body shape/type, and the style of the wedding gown itself.

Customized Wedding Gowns in Harpenden, St Albans and London

Have an old dress or vintage heirloom gown that you would like to wear on your wedding day?

Our bridal shop will create, design, customise and alter the perfect bridal dress for your wedding day.

We offer a wide-array of services that cater to customizing wedding dresses, heirloom gowns, bridal dresses, and wedding gowns. We have the best and most creative team in Hertfordshire to help you look amazing on your wedding day.

By Appointment only. CALL for an appointment to VISIT us if you are a bride-to-be in Hertfordshire, Harpenden or St Albans. We would be happy to show you some of our best work.

Schedule Your Fitting Appointment TODAY!

We understands that you have a busy schedule especially if you are planning your own wedding. So, we've made fitting your gown easier for you by setting your own fitting schedule! Now, you don't have to adjust your appointments based on a shop's hours. We are by Appointment only, so give us a call or email us to set up your consultation for customized alterations or a custom design wedding dress today! 

Hertfordshire Wedding Dress - Designed for You

Hertfordshire Wedding Dress - Designed for You

Shimmering Ivory is Hertfordshire's leading supplier of custom couture wedding dresses, evening dresses and mother of the bride and mother of the groom dresses..

We have designed numerous beautiful wedding dresses for real brides and their mothers.

Located conveniently in Harpenden, near Luton and St Albans and also London

We are central to serve the needs of Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire and London brides! Shimmering Ivory's design work shop is a treasure trove of silk and lace and you can watch Sian put together a design for your dress.


We also specialise in Mother of the Bride, Mother of the Groom and Evening gowns.

Gives us a call or email to arrange a fitting for the Wedding Dress and Bridal Couture of your dreams. 

Wedding Dress and Bridal Couture St Albans Fashion Week Hertfordshire

Handmade custom wedding dresses for brides in Herts!

Shimmering Ivory of Harpenden presented a collection of their latest bespoke couture wedding dresses at the recent on the longest catwalk in the UK at St Albans Cathedral!

The collection attracted brides to be from all over Hertfordshire and London.

Our bespoke bridal collection included:

The collection created a theme of luxury and bridal fantasy.

Here's my new video by the talented Michelle Becker from Pink Soul productions St Albans, Hertfordshire - please share with any newly engaged ladies that may be looking for that perfect bridal wedding dress.

Please contact Shimering Ivory Wedding Dress Designer

Exquisite Luxury, Designed and handstitched for you!
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