If you’re headed to a wedding show this year, you’ll want to be sure to make time for a catwalk show. Catwalk shows are perfect opportunities to see a variety of dress styles for you and your bridesmaids in the flesh and off the hanger. We’ll explain why catwalk shows are one of the best components of a wedding show and why you shouldn’t miss it.
See the latest bridal dress styles firsthand. Image courtesy of Ian Southerin
Newlyweds agree that one of the best ways to plan your wedding–whether you’re newly engaged or need the final touches–is to visit a wedding show.
Among the best in the business are Bride: The Wedding Show events held annually at
Westpoint Arena in Exeter (October 11-12, 2014)
Sandown Park Racecourse in Surrey (October 25-26, 2014)
Knebworth Barns in Hertfordshire (January 10-11, 2015)
Tatton Park in Cheshire (January 31-1 February, 2015)
Ascot Racecourse in Berkshire (March 14-15, 2015).
For full details and tickets, see www.theweddingshow.co.uk. Bride: The Wedding Show gives brides the chance to meet the regional and national wedding experts, enjoy exclusive discounts and competitions and see what is widely acknowledged as the most entertaining, all-singing, all-dancing wedding catwalk from the boys and girls from Team at Catwalkers.
So grab your family, your besties or your inteded and get down to a wedding catwalk show to plan your perfect day.
Here are our tips on why you shouldn’t miss a catwalk show:
Discover the dress
So you’ve already found The One but finding The Dress could be just as complicated, frustrating and painstaking as dating. Ditch hunting in stuffy boutiques and squinting in front of the screen on Ebay and Amazon (squinting can cause wrinkles, you know) and let the dresses come to you, instead. Attending a catwalk show is a great chance to compare styles of dresses and to consider dresses you may have previously dismissed. Pay close attention as the models walk and watch how the dress moves and flows and be sure to take note on how the dress looks next to a groom.
Dress Mr Right
Speaking of grooms, catwalk shows are ideal opportunities to see a range of suits and tuxes for Mr Right. If he’s not too keen on spending hours down the tailor’s sifting through racks of suits, he might be open to seeing them during a catwalk show. This way, you’ll both get an idea of what does and doesn’t work and can make a joint decision on the type of style to best suit his build and compliment your dress.
Find dresses for your bridesmaids
If we’ve learned anything from watching Don’t Tell the Bride, we’ve learned that what the bridesmaids wear is nearly as important as the bride’s dress. Your bridesmaids will have an opinion on their dresses and will know which cuts and styles s are most flattering for their shape. Even if you’re making the final purchase, asking for their input and considering their ideas is a smooth road to happiness. You’ll still have the final say, but ensuring that your bridesmaids know their opinion is valued will help to keep the lines of communication open.
There’s a reason it’s called a catwalk show. This isn’t your typical haute couture catwalk; it’s a show. The Team at Catwalkers will see fit that you realise it’s a show, too. Sit back and relax and watch as they work their magic on the crowd, entertaining them while showing them stunning previews of next season’s hottest bridal trends.
It all sounds too good to miss, doesn’t it?
To book tickets for Bride: The Wedding Show at Sandown Park Racecourse at a discounted price of £3.50 each, enter the promotional code CONFETTI on the Bride: The Wedding Show website: www.theweddingshow.co.uk where you can also keep up to date with the latest show news.
Bride: The Wedding Show
October 25 and 26, 10am-4pm
Sandown Park Racecourse
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