That’s the big question, isn’t it? A wedding dress, in many ways, is an extension of the bride herself. But beauty is not the only thing a bride seeks when purchasing a wedding dress. How comfortable the dress feels, how it looks on her, what it signifies, and can if it can properly help her express herself on the most important day of her life are all factors a bride considers before deciding on a wedding dress.

We’ll even tell you right now that a simple wedding dress can change the ambiance of the ceremony, because once the bride walks down the aisle and all eyes trail her, you’ll hear gasps of pleasant surprise and sobs of pride; you’ll hear guests gushing about how amazing she looks; you’ll see tears of joy, pride, and awe on many faces.

A wedding dress can change the entire atmosphere of a wedding, and that’s why brides invest so much time and effort into getting the perfect wedding dress. That’s why they make plans long before the actual wedding day, and that’s why you should emulate them and secure the services of Heavenly Wedding Belles!

Making brides the centre of their attention at their wedding is what we’re all about. Once we outfit you in a gorgeous and unique wedding dress, you’ll understand why we’re one of the best bridal boutiques in Shropshire. But there’s more for you to do than just choose a wedding dress, isn’t there?

The wedding dress timeline should guide you on how to go about getting your dress and making sure it’s perfect before the big day.

  • 12 to 18 Months Before the Wedding Day

This is one of the most exciting parts of shopping for a wedding dress! It’s when you’ll do your research on the type or style of the wedding dress you want until you see something that appeals to you.

This is of course the part where you set your budget and decide what you can spend on the wedding dress before finally buying it.

Remember, with all the alterations that fit your body perfectly, your wedding dress is going to be custom-made for you, so there will never be another like it!

  • 12 to 9 Months Before the Wedding Day

It takes approximately 16 to 20 weeks for the wedding dress to arrive. We’ll then set an appointment with you and ask you to try on the dress and see how it looks on you. How does it feel on your body? And is it exactly what you hoped for?

You’ll take the wedding dress home, of course, but your wedding dress is still far from ready. We’ll still need a few more weeks to work on it before you’re ready to wear it and dazzle everyone at your wedding!

  • 2 Months Before the Wedding Day

In about 8 to 10 weeks before the wedding day, clients often call us to make an appointment to have alterations and any modifications they need to be done. Each bride often wants something different, so we wonder, what will you want?

And be aware that there could be several alteration appointments; you’ll need to have your fittings done at the right time and not too early or too late. If it’s too early, you may lose or gain weight and since the wedding dress has been altered, it won’t fit as well as you want it to on the wedding day. Conversely, if you bring the wedding dress in too late, there won’t be enough time to make each and every alteration you want.

Once you’re satisfied with all the alterations, we’ll proceed to steam the wedding dress and get it ready and in perfect shape. You’ll of course need to try it and ascertain if everything is exactly the way you want it to be, look, and feel.


We’ll be happy to make more alterations until you’re completely satisfied. That’s one of the things that sets us apart from other bridal boutiques in Telford, Shropshire: our attention to detail and utter commitment to customer satisfaction.

We want you to feel incredibly special on your wedding day, and we believe a wedding dress can help you achieve that. You’ll be the only one wearing anything like it on your wedding day, and that alone makes you the biggest star of the celebration!

Heavenly Wedding Belles is a professional and wonderful bridal boutique in Telford, Shropshire. We invite you to come see us at Unit 13 Hazeldine House, Central Square, Telford Town Centre, TF3 4JL. We’re just a little next door to the Little Dessert Shop.

If you’re too far away, just click here to contacts us and we’ll happily enlighten you on what we do and why we’re the best choice for your upcoming UK wedding. You have to look your possible best on your wedding day and with Heavenly Wedding Belles on your team, that’s already a given!