The Best Bridal Shop Wigan Has to Offer.

Looking for your perfect bridal shop in Wigan to begin the hunt for your all-important wedding dress and necessities?

Special Occasion Wear have a wide range of bespoke bridal gowns, bridesmaid’s dresses, and mother of the bride dresses for you to choose from located in Hindley, a 5 minute drive from Wigan Town Centre.

Here at Special Occasion Wear we’re unrivalled in our offering of patience, reliability and comfort while you extensively search high and low for that dream bridal gown you’ve always wished for.

Special Occasion Wear: the most prestigious bridal shop Wigan has to offer is here to keep you relaxed while looking for that all important dress for your big day.

Whether you have a clear idea of what you want or are open minded, here at Special Occasion Wear, we work with you to ensure your dress is the perfect dress for you.

Our in-house alteration services means we’re able to quickly nip, snip and sew areas allowing you to make your special dress personal and well fitted.

A close attention to detail is applied with every customer we serve here in Wigan as we understand: fully, just how important your big day is.

Organising your special day is stressful: choosing flowers, venue’s, decorations, entertainment, rings, cakes and invitations can be difficult enough which is why we’re focused on making sure your dress is one less thing to think about.

Special Occasion Wear; the most prestigious bridal shop Wigan has to offer. We really are committed to going that extra mile to ensure your bridal dress is the perfect style, fit and look for your body.

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Choosing the Right Dress

Having served countless brides across Wigan, Greater Manchester, Cheshire and Lancashire; Special Occasion Wear offer bespoke professional expertise when discussing the kind of dress which was made to suit you.

We focus on getting the most from your body shape, hiding the areas of the body you feel less comfortable with and showing off your confident areas elegantly. It’s all about working with your body instead of against your body shape:

Pear Shape

Pear shaped women tend to be smaller chested with voluptuous wider hips and thighs.

This shape really suits a skirt with a more gradual flare in what we call an “A formation” from the waist to the floor. This style highlights the narrowness of your waist while sitting loosely over your hips and thighs leaving you to feel comfortable and most importantly: beautiful on your big day.

We tend to recommend our pear shaped women go for sturdy fabrics as they’re less clingy and often described as much more comfortable by brides.

For the bodice, we’d recommend a V-shaped neckline to showcase your more slender upper body.

Bustier Women

Bustier women tend to feel much more anxious about wedding dress shopping as they’re afraid of looking “too exposed” on their big day. Here at Special Occasion Wear, we’re the Wigan bridal shop who has the knowledge, skill and expertise to style every body shape perfectly.

Our top tip for bustier women is to go for a dress with a scooped neckline. This style softens the bust area while opening up your face without showing too much chest or cleavage.

Busty women can also wear strapless gowns, we’d suggest one which has a very slight dip along the neckline which sits in what we call a “sweetheart” neckline cut. This cut works better for the bustier woman as opposed to a style which goes straight across the chest as this particular style can often make the bust look much larger, wide and quite ‘shelf-like’.

Plus Sized Women

Here at Special Occasion Wear we have an extensive range of dresses designed to suit the plus sized woman.

Plus sized women are well suited to the empire dress type where the skirt begins under the bust flowing gradually to the floor in an A-line cut. It’s important plus sized women to refrain from pleated skirts as it runs the risk of looking like a maternity style cut: which is not what you want in a bridal gown.

The perfect bridal wear for this particular shape is a dress which plays to your body shape as looser fitting dresses will only add pounds.

Tall Women

If you’re a taller woman, a simplistic silhouette style is what we’d recommend here at Special Occasion Wear. This style really flatters your natural shape.

Remember, if you’re going for a longer sleeved dress, it’s important you ensure your sleeve length falls just below the wrist as a cut above the wrist could leave you looking as if the dress is borrowed and simply too small.

For more expert information on finding the perfect dress to suit you, drop into our bridal shop Wigan or make an appointment now and see what we can do for you.

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