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Let us introduce ourselves, we are Alison & Charlotte from Fairytale Bride, a bridal boutique in Colchester, Essex and we specialise in wedding dresses and wedding accessories including veils, headpieces and bridesmaids dresses too. Whether your style is botanical romance, vintage glamour, traditional style with a modern twist, barefoot boho, classic romantic looks, or minimalistic designs – A visit to our boutique is an absolute must!

Located in the pretty Lexden area, we are only approx. 1 mile from Colchester town centre with free parking. Our charming boutique has been thoughtfully designed to create a luxurious yet comfortable atmosphere for your bridal appointment ensuring a delightful experience not just for you but also for your guests. Inside, you’ll find a beautifully open and flowing space featuring our captivating viewing area where you can comfortably browse through our dress collections.

You’ll have use of our private dressing room, it offers ample space and complete privacy with curtains that unveil your look to your loved ones before you take centre stage in front of our magnificent floor-to-ceiling mirror. Whilst you slip into our breath-taking gowns, your guests will be able to unwind and savour refreshments and enjoy the show!

We pride ourselves on offering a luxury experience with a laid-back vibe. Feel free to snap photos, share laughter, shed tears – we want you to cherish every moment when saying ‘yes to the dress’ with your nearest and dearest.

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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...

What services do you offer?

Sale of evening dresses
Sale of dresses for bridesmaids
Sale of wedding dresses
Sale of wedding accessories
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How far in advance should I contact you?

12-18 months before your wedding is a sensible time to start looking for your dress. We advise that you should aim to order your dress at least 8-9 months before your wedding

Do you have an outlet section?


Do you have an outlet section?


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What kind of accessories do you offer?

Headdresses, hats and hair accessories

How do you work?

We offer a 90 minute VIP private consultation to every bride who books an appointment with us with the whole boutique to themselves along with our personal service.

Operating hours:

Tuesday - Saturday by appointment only

What are the forms of payment?

All major credit and debit cards excluding American Express
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41 London Road, Lexden CO3 9AJ Colchester (Essex)

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