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On since 2021

Last update: December 2023

Located in Maidstone, Kent, Alta Costura Bride is a beautiful boutique specialising in wedding dresses and gowns. This award-winning shop is run by Alta and her dedicated team of design consultants, who have been helping couples for over 30 years. Together, they provide unparalleled service to soon-to-be-weds. The friendly and artistic staff will be able to help you find your dream dress for your special day in an environment that is welcoming and luxurious. Couples will find designer labels from Maggie Sottero, Mori Lee, Sophia Tolli, Phoenix Gowns, and more at this prestigious boutique. If you are ready to find your ideal gown for your momentous occasion, Alta Costura Bride would love to help.

Services Offered

The team at Alta Costura Bride strive to provide a serene atmosphere for weds-to-be, so clients can feel comfortable browsing and trying on all kinds of gowns. They also offer a vast range of sizes, including a gorgoeus Curvy Collection so brides can find their perfect fit. Renowned for their customer care, the stylists will endeavour to bring your vision to life, ensuring you are completely satisfied with your look.

  • Woman-owned

Frequently asked questions

What services do you offer?

Sale of wedding dresses
Sale of wedding accessories
Sale of gowns for maid of honour, bridesmaid, flower girls...
Advice on beauty and style

What services do you offer?

Sale of dresses for bridesmaids
Sale of wedding dresses
Sale of wedding accessories
Image and style advice

How far in advance should I contact you?

Our wedding dresses take around 4 to 6 months to be made and arrive in the shop. If your wedding is sooner, don’t worry, we can still provide you with a dress!

Do you have an outlet section?


Do you have an outlet section?


Do I need to make an appointment?


What is the style of your designs?


What kind of accessories do you offer?

Headdresses, hats and hair accessories

How do you work?

Step 1 - Book an appointment Step 2 - A member of our lovely team will assist you in finding your dream dress Step 3 - Say 'YES' to the dress Step 4 - We finalise paperwork and order your dress!

Operating hours:

We are open Monday to Friday 10am-5pm and Saturday's 9am-5pm. We are also open the last Sunday of every month from 10am till 5pm

What are the forms of payment?

We accept payments by credit or debit card. You usually pay 50% of the dress cost up front, and the balance when the dress arrives in the shop. We also offer payment plans (0% interest)


Wedding Dresses:

Madeline Gardner New York, Morilee, Romantica, Ronald Joyce, Silhouette, Sophia Tolli

Bridal Headwear and Jewellery:

Linzi Jay Accessories, Liza Designs, Richard Designs

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Reviews for Alta Costura Bride

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24 reviews
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Latest reviews

Corinne S. Sent on 02/07/2024
5 out of 5 rating

My experience with Alta Costura Bride is nothing but positive!

My experience with Alta Costura Bride is nothing but positive!
I was incredibly anxious about dress shopping, very self conscious and convinced it would be super stressful. I am so pleased to say that I was so wrong and had no reason to be anxious; my bridal consultant Sarah welcomed me in on my first appointment and was with me for every appointment/fitting that I had, she listened to what I had to say, reassured me, allowed me the time and space needed to process things and offered her support and advice.
All of the other lovely ladies working in the shop were just as wonderful, they were all excited to see me trying on my dress and loved chatting to me about my wedding. The entire vibe and atmosphere was so warm, welcoming and friendly which was so comforting and helped me feel so much less anxious.
I am thrilled to have found my dress at Alta's and to be an ACB Bride!! Thank you Alta, Sarah and the entire team, you really are wonderful.
Grace M. Sent on 06/06/2024
5 out of 5 rating

The perfect experience

I was extremely nervous to find a wedding dress. I was recovering from a surgery, getting used to a new body shape and getting stronger after an injury and truly thought I’d, at best, find something I wouldn’t hate.

Instead the ladies made me so comfortable and happy that I found my dream dress - it had pockets ;)

I laughed my way through my appointment and enjoyed every second.

Each corresponding appointment was a joy and I have recommended them to every other bride I know.
Chantelle T. Sent on 30/05/2024
5 out of 5 rating

A very special bridal shop

Fantastic service from these guys. Everyone on the team were incredibly friendly and complimentary. Myself and my partner were helped by the lovely Jo who was so helpful and made choosing a dress very special. They even helped with keeping the cost down and very generously helped with storing our dresses and dry cleaning. I'm beyond happy with the service given and the amount of beautiful dresses to choose from. I would always recommend Alta Costura... Every. Single. Time. Thank you so much for everything.
Lisa M. Sent on 20/02/2023
4.8 out of 5 rating

Amazing service would highly recommend

From start to finish I received an amazing service. So much so I'd love to do it all again. Helpful and professional at all times. Kind, friendly and honest. I would highly recommend this supplier. Lovely environment, lots of choice.
Beth E. Sent on 14/11/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Incredible, wonderful!

Cannot thank you enough for the best bridal experience! Felt beautiful from start to finish!
Rachel F. Sent on 14/11/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Amazing Experience

Had the best experience finding the dress of my dreams with the help from Molly & the other ladies in the shop. Fantastic atmosphere and very welcoming, nothing was too much trouble. They made me feel so relaxed and special. I felt like a princess when I had my dress on. Everybody at our wedding or who saw the photos loved the dress.
Emma C. Sent on 20/10/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Truly amazing

I had the best experience at Alta costura bride, there’s such a great range of dresses of all sizes to suit everyone.
I felt so comfortable and relaxed whilst looking for my perfect dress and I most definitely found it with the help of Molly who was wonderful.
I absolutely adore my dress. I can not thank you enough 🎀
Hannah C. Sent on 24/05/2024
5 out of 5 rating

Lovely shop. Well worth a visit!

I visited Alta Costura with my Mum and sister several month ago and found my dream dress. We found the customer service in the shop to be incredible, Jade helped me find and try on my dress and she was so lovely and every interaction I had with the shop since buying my dress has been a lovely experience with the whole team being wonderful. I found the shop to have a wide selection of styles and we did not feel rushed or pressured which was a win. I would highly recommend people visit!!
Emily W. Sent on 30/12/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Found the one!

Before I went to Altar Costura I been to several wedding dress shops and I walked away saying yes to the dress!! There were so many dresses on display and the wild card was the one for me!! The quality of all the dresses and the overall experience in the shop was great. I would recommend it to anyone :)
Sarah H. Sent on 24/12/2023
5 out of 5 rating

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As a larger than average bride I was worried about trying on dresses. The team made the whole experience so much more relaxing and enjoyable. They let me take as much time as I needed and really listened to what I wanted.
Hazel Sent on 24/12/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Fantastic, friendly and professional service

All the ladies at Alta Costura are friendly, welcoming and professional. I had a great experience finding my dress and also at my reveal and alteration appointments. They made it fun and easy!
Lauren P. Sent on 23/12/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Perfect Bridal Dress Shop

This was my second Shop I visited when dress shopping. After feeling deflated from my previous shop, ALTA COSTURA made me feel relaxed and helped me to find the perfect dress.
Being a plus size bride I didn't have all the confidence in the world but Jo at Alta Costura made me feel excited again and beautiful. I can not thank the shop enough and would highly recommend them to anyone of all shapes and sizes.
Natalie Sent on 19/12/2023
5 out of 5 rating

The Best in Kent!

I was so nervous to wedding dress shop as a plus size gal. I needn't have been. Alta Costura and all the staff have gone out of their way to make me feel like a princess. Never felt rushed, they went out of their way to be accommodating when my maid of honour was unable to make my original appt and we were able to go back. Natasha even helped me put my shoes on when I was trying my dress on when it came in from the supplier! Just the loveliest bunch who helped me experience that wonderful glow in my dress.
Millie Sent on 19/12/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Magical Experience

Alta Costura Bride made my dreams come true. Every girl dreams of finding their perfect dress and the girls at Alta Costura made the whole experience wonderful.
Nathalie H. Sent on 19/12/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Made me feel amazing!

Where do I start!? From the second I walked through the door I felt like a valued customer, the ACB Team did everything to make sure I found my dress they helped me with finding all the right accessories and took the time to make sure I was happy, comfortable and answer any questions. They're always so amazing whenever I contact them and no query it too big or difficult. Honestly the best experience!
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29 High Street ME14 1JF Maidstone (Kent)

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