I was lucky enough to accompany one of my Brides to the Confetti and Lace Super Sale at the Novotel, Southampton today and had a fab time! As with all of these things we were a little apprehensive as to what we would find but we were pleasantly surprised!
There were hundreds of ex-sample, end of line, previous season and ex-display designer gowns all with huge discounts. We all agreed there was something for everyone - strapless, V neck, halter neck, vintage, modern, lace, silk - you name it and it was there! The majority were in perfect, wearable condition but admittedly a few needed dry cleaning or had a few glitches. I have to say ladies that the prices were amazing - the man in your life will be very happy! And it will add a few pennies to the accessories budget!
My Bride found 15 dresses to try on, all of which were gorgeous!!! We could have stayed all day! We made sure we picked out a few styles for variation and settled on three short listed numbers. More often than not us women know what suits us so we stick with what is safe in our day to day wardrobes. Your wedding dress is a chance to be different and stand out for a day! Wedding dresses use fabrics that are often not seen in high street dresses, they are cut differently, they use corsetry and panelling and after all how often to we dress head to toe in shades of white! It is so important to come out of that comfort zone and try an alternative option, you may be surprised! The short listed numbers were tried on, and on again just to make sure! I have to say the assistants were fabulous!! Im not going to give anything away but one particular dress got the instant wow from myself, the Brides Mother and the Mother of the Groom, as well as the rest of the room.....that was the one that was picked!!!! It looked simply stunning and brought a tear to all of our eyes. If the Bride looked that great today how amazing is she going to look on her wedding day....breath taking!
Thank you very much Confetti and Lace for a great day! The team will still be at the Novotel on Sunday so hurry down and grab a bargain! http://www.confettiandlace.com/p_super.html