The Blog

Crowned “Best Bridal Retailer England”

My, what an amazing week we’ve had – we’ve only just come back down to earth after the Bridal Buyer Awards on Monday night! We’ve been finalists for similar accolades for a few years now and we were not expecting to walk away with an award on Monday night – so much so, that I *nipped* …


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Balbier Bash at The White Closet

Hello all you lovely Charlotte Balbier fans! The Queen of Bridal will be at Event City for the huge Manchester wedding fair on 26,27,28th September showing you her fabulous new Iscoyd Park collection with a wonderful catwalk show. If you love what you see, and we know you will, please call us on 0161 445 …


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Friday Night Sample Sale!

We are  holding our post-Summer Sample Sale on Friday 12th September from 4pm-9pm. No App Needed, first come first serve. Dresses will range from £500-£1900 and will include all of our gloriously vintage designers dresses from both continuing and current collections. Ranging in sizes 10-14, most are size 12. Dresses are “sold as seen”, must …


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Charlotte Balbier Iscoyd Park

Ladies! the moment is finally upon us and the new Charlotte Balbier dresses are showing their pretty heads! The Iscoyd Park collection is THE collection that includes the designers very own dress that she was married in. The Charlotte dress can be ordered from ourselves. This selection of lacey, figure hugging gowns display a array …


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As Brides Go By …

The White Closet tends to bring out the creative little wedding-elf in all our gorgeous brides and some of you clever ladies have produced some of the most stylish, innovative and unusual weddings that the world has seen. Many of you have been featured on blogs, websites, magazine features and thousands of Pintrest boards!  You …


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Shortlisted for an industry award!

We’re through to the finals for Best Bridal Retailer England in the Bridal Buyer Awards – WOW! We’re so thrilled and honoured to be included in this award. We’ve been shortlisted each year for a Bridal Buyer Award since 2011 (we won Best Website in 2013 thanks to the creative team over at We Are …


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The Sale Selection

We always have a selection of dresses which are ready for brides to purchase and take away with them on the day. These are known as “ex-sample” dresses and have been tried on by other brides here at The White Closet. They are in a variety of sizes and are “sold as seen” as there …


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The day I married my man…

BRIDES often ask me during appointments – are you married? What did you wear? Where did you get married? So, in the spirit of sharing and because today is our anniversary – here’s some of our highlights from our day. We married four years ago today, and my, have we packed in some life experiences …


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Vineyard romance

Here’s a little timehop blog this Tuesday… We adore working with creative and like-minded photographers and designers and this shoot – featuring our fabulous gowns and accessories – took place to showcase Silver Sixpence in Her Shoe beautiful accessories, which are available to try and order at The White Closet. This shoot was set in …


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It’s a Fielden bridal symphony

With a background in theatre and ballet, it’s little wonder that David Fielden’s stunning bridal collection continues to evoke drama and romance. We’ve been *huge* fans of Fielden’s work for many years – his silken cut-to-perfection sheath column gowns make you feel a million dollars and his light unstructured tulle dresses represent an edgy romance without the ‘twee’. …


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