Alternative Wedding Dress Shops in Essex

Not feeling a traditional white wedding dress? Looking for something a bit more you? I hear you! Here are some alternative wedding dress shops in Essex.


Sarah Day in Colchester

Sarah Day not only creates bespoke traditional wedding dresses she can design with you a completely alternative dress with your choice of fabrics and colours. You will have round 4-5 meetings with Sarah over the course of her creating your dream wedding dress.

Sarah also makes custom clothing, coats, historical costumes, steampunk and cosplay attire. Along with accessories including buttonholes, bags, feathery fascinators and hair clips.


Lucy Can’t Dance in Chelmsford

Creating unique dresses for non-traditional brides including alternative, boho, vintage and festival style dresses. All dresses at Lucy Can’t dance can be altered to your style, whether that be shape, fabric or colour. By Appointment only.


Rock The Frock in Chelmsford

With brands including Rembo Styling and Sweet Caroline, Rock the Frock has their own collection. Specialising in Mix and match tops and skirts you are sure to find your dream pair. Appointments are an hour with a fee of £20 redeemable against a purchase of your dress on the day. Open Wednesday through to Saturday. They have another boutique in Cheshire.


Cutting Edge Brides just over the Essex Border in London/Kent

They specilaise in tea length dresses and vintage, retro, alternative, registry, rock N Rolland the 1950s/60s. Including brands such as House of Mooshki and Rita Mae. Appointments can last up to 1½ hours.


There are more amazing alternative wedding dress shops but they are further afield and you also have the option of online stores to find your perfect alternative wedding dress.

Read my blog on How much does a wedding planner cost if you are looking for an easier solution to your wedding planning journey.

Thanks for reading

x Jodie x

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