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On since 2023

Last update: May 2024

Situated in Kendal, the heart of the Lake District, A Family Affair Bridal and Menswear Ltd is a bridalwear shop trading for over 30 years.

We are a 'One Stop Wedding Shop' supplying all your wedding attire needs, from bridal gowns, grooms wear, mother-of-the-bride outfits, bridesmaids, flower girls, and accessories for all.

At A Family Affair, we believe that every bride should experience the magic of finding their dream wedding dress, no matter what shape, size, or budget.

We have carefully selected our designers to offer a full range, including three plus-size designers, especially for curvaceous figures. Our sample sizes in the shop range up to a size 28, and we are proud to have a large proportion of our dresses at size 18 and above.

We are official stockists of Marc Darcy, supplying all your formalwear needs in modern, smart, and at a reasonable price range.

For the mother of the brides/grooms or important guests, we also stock Veni Infantino outfits, along with Snoxell matching bats and fascinators, as well as Richard Designs dresses, which are made to order in a choice of over 50 colours.

Frequently asked questions

What services do you offer?

Sale of wedding dresses
Design and manufacture of bridal dresses
Sale of wedding accessories
Sale of gowns for maid of honour, bridesmaid, flower girls...
Design and manufacture of outfits for bridesmaids, maid of honor...
Other (Mother of the Bride Grooms Outfits Prom Veils Jewellery She's)

What services do you offer?

Sale of evening dresses
Sale of dresses for bridesmaids
Sale of dresses for mother of the bride
Design and manufacture of dresses for mother of the bride
Sale of wedding dresses
Design and manufacture of wedding dresses
Sale of wedding accessories
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How far in advance should I contact you?

We have dresses etc in store to buy and take away, we also have designers that hold a stock, and therefore we can get then within 1 week. Made to order and bespoke bridal dresses can take up to 6mths

Do you have an outlet section?


Do you have an outlet section?


Do I need to make an appointment?


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What kind of accessories do you offer?

Headdresses, hats and hair accessories

How do you work?

For a bridal appointment, we allocate 2 hours, with exclusive use of the private bridal room

Operating hours:

Monday to Saturday 10am to 4pm Wednesday 10am to 12pm Out of hour appointments available at request

What are the forms of payment?

Mainly card payments, however we also accept cash, bank transfer and Paypal

Served in

Cumbria, Lancashire and North Yorkshire


Wedding Dresses:

Ronald Joyce, Victoria Jane

Bridal Headwear and Jewellery:

Richard Designs

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82 Stramongate, Kendal LA9 4BD Kendal (Cumbria)

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