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Everything You Need to Know About Veils


Jun 30, 2021

The veil is the quintessential bridal accessory: everyone associates the veil as a distinctly bridal piece. You typically only wear this accessory on your wedding day—and nothing quite says “here comes the bride” like a...

Shopping for a Curvy Sized Dress


Jun 22, 2021

Shopping for your perfect wedding dress marks one of the first moments of really envisioning your wedding day. There’s nothing quite like seeing yourself in a bridal gown for the first time or finally finding the dress you’ll walk down...

How to have a socially distanced wedding


Oct 06, 2020

As of 4th July 2020, marriage ceremonies were re-allowed following the coronavirus pandemic. This is amazing news for all who had to put their weddings off, or were worried their special day wouldn’t go ahead. However, there are SOME...

5 unmissable winter wedding venues in Kent

We know the pandemic has ruined a lot of wedding plans, particularly for those who had their hearts set on a summer 2020 ceremony. Fortunately, there are plenty of beautiful winter wedding venues that are sure to sweep you off your feet if...

Are wedding ceremonies allowed?


Jul 09, 2020

Now that some parts of the UK are starting to return to normality, what does that mean for wedding ceremonies? Are they allowed to go ahead as planned, or are there still restrictions in place for those waiting to tie the knot? We take a look at...

Alta Costura is reopening!


Jun 16, 2020

We're excited to announce that the Alta Costura store will be reopening from Monday 15th June 2020. We understand that trying on wedding dresses involves close contact between the bride and our consultant, with both in the changing room helping...

How to have a virtual hen do


Jun 12, 2020

If youre a bridesmaid who has been carefully planning an awesome hen do for their best gal pal and now Coronavirus has struck you might be feeling at a loss that all the plans are out the window. With the current lockdown restrictions in the UK, we...

How do I book my virtual wedding dress appointment?


May 07, 2020

We can empathise with all of you brides-to-be that have had to put their wedding planning on hold at the moment. Choosing your dream venue, flowers, and wedding dress are some of the most exciting decisions you’ll ever have to make. Our...

The top 5 spring wedding venues in Kent for 2021


Apr 30, 2020

Spring is all about the florals, rolling green hills, blossoming trees and gorgeous backdrops. Getting married in the spring means that all of your favourite wedding venues will have that added bit of blossom and character.  Have you got the date...

Barn Wedding Venues in Kent


Mar 25, 2020

If youre getting married in the Kent area and looking for a beautiful barn setting Alta Costura are here to give you the run down of our favourite venues. When planning your wedding there are so many decisions to make and details to consider but...

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