The Bridal Buyer Awards 2019: Finalists Announced

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Here are the finalists for The Bridal Buyer Awards 2019. Congratulations to everyone who was shortlisted.

The early-bird tickets are available at a discounted rate until Thursday 18th July. They can be booked using this link.

The ticket includes welcome bubbly, red/white wine, a three-course meal, entertainment and access to the after-awards party.

Bridalwear Retailer of the Year – England:

  • Along Came Eve
  • Emma Hartley Bridalwear
  • Love Me Do Brides
  • Wedding Belles of Four Oaks
  • Pure Brides
  • The White Closet
  • Bromley Brides

Bridalwear Retailer of the Year – Ireland:

  • Eden Bridal
  • Belle Mariée Bridal
  • Serendipity Bridal Boutique
  • Peony Bridal
  • Diamond Bridal
  • Marie Me

Bridalwear Retailer of the Year – Scotland:

  • Olivia Cameron Bridal Ltd
  • Rachel Scott Couture
  • Alison Kirk Bridal
  • Sophia Grace Couture
  • Love Your Curves Bridal

Bridalwear Retailer of the Year – Wales:

  • Do You Believe?
  • Allison Jayne
  • Cariad Bridal
  • Laura May Bridal
  • Eva Ashley Bridal Lounge
  • White Orchid Bridal

New Bridalwear Retailer of the Year:

  • Amara Bridal Ltd
  • Romancia Bridal
  • Love in Lace Bridal
  • La Môr Bridal
  • BRIDE by Aster
  • Adella Bridal

Long-standing Retailer of the Year:

  • Creatiques Bridal Boutique
  • Brides Of Southampton
  • Natalie Ann Brides
  • Emma Hartley Bridalwear
  • Ellie Sanderson Bridal Boutiques
  • Pure Brides
  • Bell’ Amore’

Retailer Customer Service of the Year:

  • The Bridal Collection of Lancaster
  • Emma Hartley Bridalwear
  • Rachel Scott Couture
  • Wedding Belles of Four Oaks
  • Amica Bridal Boutique
  • Lily Christina Bridal Collection

Retailer Website of the Year:

  • Louise Victoria Couture Bridal
  • Love in Lace Bridal
  • Willow Bridal Boutique
  • Emily Bridalwear
  • Ellie Sanderson Bridal Boutiques

Best In-Store Design:

  • Love in Lace Bridal
  • Knowsley Bridal Suite
  • The White Yard
  • Elisa Belle Bridal
  • The White Collection Portishead
  • Ian Stuart Blewcoat
  • The Bottom Drawer Bridal Boutique

Employee of the Year – Retailer:

  • The Bridal Collection of Lancaster:
    Esther Baker - Manager
  • Emily Bridalwear:
    Danielle Wallace - Bridal Stylist
  • Creatiques Bridal Boutique:
    Kayleigh Middleton - Assistant Manager
  • Pure Brides:
    Gemma Bean – Manageress
  • Dreamaker Bridal:
    Stephanie Hill - Manageress

Bridalwear Manufacturer of the Year:

  • Maggie Sottero Designs
  • Morilee
  • Ladybird
  • Enzoani
  • Ronald Joyce
  • Justin Alexander

Occasionwear Supplier of the Year:

  • Gill Harvey Collection
  • To the Nines
  • Glamour By Victoria Kay
  • Veni Infantino
  • 2 Cute Prom
  • Mascara

Bridal Accessories Supplier of the Year:

  • Miranda Templeton
  • Bianco Evento
  • Rainbow Club
  • Twilight Designs
  • The Couture Veil
  • Ivory & Co.

Bridesmaid Manufacturer of the Year:

  • Onlyway Bridesmaids
  • Morilee
  • Maids to Measure
  • Motee Maids
  • True Bride
  • The Dessy Group

Best Supplier Customer Service of the Year:

  • Maggie Sottero Designs
  • Ladybird
  • Enzoani
  • Justin Alexander
  • Ronald Joyce
  • Catherine Parry

Marketing Campaign of the Year:

  • Bianco Evento
  • Justin Alexander
  • Enzoani
  • Ronald Joyce
  • True Bride
  • Modeca Bridal

Emerging Brand of the Year:

  • Lilly and Charles
  • Rachel Allan/Mary’s Bridal
  • To the Nines
  • Freda Bennet
  • Gözde Karadana
  • Randy Fenoli Bridal

Employee of the Year – Supplier:

  • Bianco Evento:
    Lucinda Robson - UK Account Manager
  • Maggie Sottero Designs:
    Claire Hicken - Sales Representative for North of England, North & South of Ireland
  • Rachel Allan:
    James McKenna - UK Sales Manager
  • Rachel Allan:
    Kirsty Voce - Director of UK Operations
  • Rachel Allan:
    Lydia Chandler - Customer Service Advisor & Social Media Partner
  • Rachel Allan:
    Laura Hodson - Customer Service Advisor & Accounts Administrator

Wedding Dress of the Year:

  • Enzoani:
    Nurit from the 2019 Enzoani Collection
  • Justin Alexander:
    Style 88003
  • Maggie Sottero:
    Zander by Sottero and Midgley
  • Morilee:
    Style 2044
  • Private Label by G:
    Style 1808
  • Romantica:
    Symphony

British Bridalwear Designer of the Year:

  • Suzanne Neville
  • Charlie Brear
  • Philipa Lepley
  • Alice Temperly
  • Hermonie DePaula
  • Stephanie Allin

Student Designer of the Year:

  • Abby Nicholls - Norwich University of the Arts
  • Georgia Marshall - Hull School of Art & Design
  • Jenna Martin - Colchester Institute
  • John Gall - Hull School of Art & Design
  • Lisa Cowen - Hull School of Art & Design
  • Tessa Dykes - Norwich University of the Arts

The Harrogate Bridal Show 2019 will be taking place during 8 – 10th September. If you haven’t already, register for the event here so you don’t miss out.

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