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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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5.0 out of 5 rating
Hitched Wedding Awards 2024 Winner
20 reviews
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100% Recommended by couples
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!
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 🎀
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.
Melissa Sent on 19/12/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Didn’t think I’d find the one..but I did!

I went to the fitting feeling really pessimistic, didn’t think I’d like any dresses. And ended up finding THE one is a trunk sale. The team are so kind and helpful!
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 :)
Jordun B. Sent on 19/12/2023
5 out of 5 rating

The best experience

I went to Alta to find my dream wedding dress!
As a bigger woman I was always worried about finding dresses in my size but at Alta size doesn’t matter, they have amazing dresses in EVERY size & I found the perfect dress thanks to Tasha who helped and listened to what I wanted!
Couldn’t recommend them enough and will always remember the amazing experience I had there!!
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!
Sarah A. Sent on 21/12/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Attentive, friendly and professional

The staff are amazing, attentive, incredibly friendly and professional. They listen to what you like and do their best to help you find your dream dress. They go the extra mile to make you feel at ease
Sarah H. Sent on 24/12/2023
5 out of 5 rating

Wedding dress

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.
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.
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.
Tafadzwa M. Sent on 15/11/2022
4.8 out of 5 rating

August 2023 bride

Sarah was my initial consultant who was absolutely amazing in helping me find a dress which I loved and considering the types of alterations which I could possibly have. Sarah went above and beyond, in compromising regarding deposit amount as we found the dress a week before payday and allowed us to pay remaining deposit once paid! Sarah was not pushy or showing signs of frustration, which really helped to smooth the process and allowed me to relax. I cannot thank Sarah enough and I cannot wait until my dress is in store 2023!
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