New Torres

Suited and booted

New Torres will introduce its fresh collection at Harrogate in September, offering traditional suits with a twist.

Alexia Designs

Daisy, Daisy

Alexia Designs never fails to impress and this year’s Daisy collection definitely follows that trend.

Bridal Awards 2013

Bridal Buyer Awards finalists unveiled

We are thrilled to be able to announce the finalists for the 2014 Bridal Buyer Awards.

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Current Issue


Featuring the full shortlist for The 2014 Bridal Buyer Awards this issue is certainly one not to be missed. As brands gear up to unveil their latest collections at Harrogate, Bridal Buyer takes a look at the top labels to watch out for and the best spots to get a post-show tipple.

Naomi Neoh 2014 Bestseller

Isabella Grace Bridal Boutique becomes Naomi Neoh stockist


Designer bridal shop Isabella Grace Bridal Boutique is now the official Kent stockist of Naomi Neoh.

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Jenny Packham's store gets burgled


Jenny Packham’s flagship store was burgled last week with 91 pieces of jewellery stolen from the accessories boudoir in Belgravia.

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Counterfeit court battle settled


Luxury fashion house LVMH and eBay have finally settled a long-running court battle over the sale of counterfeit luxury goods on the online auction.

Sales grow solidly


Retail sales volumes grew solidly in the year to July, recovering from a disappointing previous month, according to the latest CBI Monthly Distributive Trades Survey.

Exhibition scam targets bridal firms


It has become apparent that a company has approached some of The Harrogate Bridal Show exhibitors asking for data and money.

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Peine appoints new chief exec


German clothing manufacturer Peine has appointed a new chief executive following a Chinese technology group taking a majority stake in the business earlier this year.

Top wedding facts


Bridal retailers can breathe a sigh of relief after figures from The Office of National Statistics revealed the number of marriages taking place each year increased in 2012.

Sottero & Midgley

Swarovski showers and lashings of lace


Sottero & Midgley’s classically elegant new collection will be showcased in Harrogate come September.

Victoria Gallagher

Bridal Buyer Blog


A week on since our awards announcement and it has been brilliant to see so many brands and retailers that are delighted to have been shortlisted.

High street shops

Business rates in need of reform


A group of MPs have said the current structure of business rates is in need of “fundamental reform”, in order to boost local economies and inevitably help retailers.  

Clare Rayner

Independent retailer month: Clare Rayner Q&A


As Independent Retailer Month kick starts today we have been speaking to Clare Rayner about the impacts of the campaign and how bridal retailers can benefit from it.

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