Canterbury Sample Sale

All dresses marked with an asterisk * in our Sample Sale collections can still be ordered new at the original “Was” price.

Jenny Packham

Sale price range: £1650 - £2100

Jenny Packham designer bridal gowns are hugely inspired by the decadence and dazzling feminity of 1930’s Paris and art deco era. A statement of romantic, feminine style fuses the mesmerising glamour of old Hollywood icons, Vivian Leigh and Bette Davis, with the vintage style of 1930’s Paris.

Cascading layers of ethereal silk chiffon, sumptuous draped satins, exquisite French lace in the most delicate tones of ivory, champagne and platinum, romantically sculptured corsetry, graceful scalloped hems and elegant sleeves are a main feature in the collection.

Pronovias

Sale price range: £350 - £1450

Pronovias is a family run business that has its origins in El Suizo, a prestigious shop in Barcelona founded in 1922 and specializing in silk lace and embroidery. Pronovias brings a European sense of timeless elegance with the finest of fabrics complementing all styles and silhouettes.

We are very proud to be a Premier Stockist for Pronovias.

Lusan Mandongus

Sale price range: £700 - £1200

A name synonymous with classic elegance, Lusan Mandongus has been creating gorgeous bridal gowns since 1991 with a passion to design every girl’s dream for her wedding day.

Aspired to be prominent and unique, the classical designs of our bridal gowns are given a modern twist with surprising details. The fluidity of the materials harmoniously balancing the curves of the body accentuates the sensuality and timeless elegance. The romantic and feminine approach highlights the incorporating vintage glamour cutting to a sophisticated design.

Allure

Sale price range: £750 - £1850

Allure Bridals has grown into an award-winning bridal manufacturer from a background of 12 years as a retail store.In 1998, Allure produced their first gown under the then unadvertised collection, Exclusive Bridals. From there, the Allure Bridals line was introduced and quickly gained a reputation for beautifully beaded and well-constructed gowns.In 2003, Allure introduced the Allure Construction. This patented built-in corset provides the signature fit and structure you can only find with Allure. With a perfectly constructed gown made with luxurious fabrics in a modern silhouette, every Allure bride walks down the aisle in confident style.

Diane Legrand

Sale price range: £650 - £1400

Diane Legrand premiered her stunning designer bridal gowns in 2011 and since then has been recognised as one of the top European designer labels.

A luxurious collection that complements its innovative and unique designs with exquisite fabrics to give femininity and elegance.

Ian Stuart

Sale price range: £700 - £1850

Ian Stuart is a multi award winning bridal gown designer. Upon graduating Ian began his training at Belville Sassoon, one of London’s finest couture houses who specialise in creating gowns for socialites and members of the Royal family.

With more than a decade of knowledge and experience behind him Ian launched his own bridal wear brand based in London. Ian’s collection was an instant success and attracted worldwide publicity.

Alan Hannah

Sale price range: £950 - £1470

Marguerite Hannah has been the designer for the Alan Hannah brand since 1990. After training as a couturier in Cyprus, she moved to London in 1985 working in bridal design and then producing a collection of couture evening wear for private clients.

In 1990 Marguerite teamed up with future husband Alan and produced exquisite bridal designs for the Alan Hannah label. Their stunning designs combine simplicity and elegance with understated glamour, exquisitely made corseted bodices and classic lines. Alan Hannah bridal gowns are all designed and proudly made in the UK.

Rita Mae

Sale price range: £530 - £650

Rita Mae is a new label from Alan Hannah created by the award winning designer Marguerite Hannah. The label is devoted to dresses that can be worn on the big day and afterwards. The emphasis is on beautiful and timeless.

The collection has a vintage pastel theme, blush pink and coffee as well as white and ivory. Rita Mae is a “truly scrumptious” new collection from a versatile and talented designer.

Ritva Westenius

Sale price range: £1100 - £1550

Leading British Bridal Designer Ritva Westenius has been at the forefront of bridal couture for over 35 years in which time she has grown to iconic status. Ritva Westenius has become the symbol of British style by opening the way to innovative and artistic interpretation of wedding fashion. Ritva Westenius focuses on timeless and elegant styles.

Chenca Williams, her daughter, joined Ritva Westenius 12 years ago as Co-designer/Director, after a brilliant previous career as a Principal Ballet Dancer in the Royal Ballet for 25 years.

Hollywood Dreams

Sale price range: £1300

The Hollywood Dreams look lives up to its name, bringing together the fairytale glamour and elegance of the goddesses of the silver screen. Together with its dedicated and talented team Hollywood Dreams continue to make stunning dresses which stand out from all the others.

Faragé

Sale price range: £350 - £450

Faragé leaves an indelible impression on brides with a collection full of personality and bravado and is famous for its stunningly glamorous sculpted corsetry that creates a sensational, exquisite feminine shape.

Kelsey Rose

Sale price range: £90 - £110

From irresistible T-length dresses to figure enhancing gowns in an extensive choice of colours, Kelsey Rose’s chic and modern dresses mirror the best trends from the fashion runways and red carpets and will become a modern day ‘wear-again’ part of your wardrobe, perfect for a number of future dress-up events.

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