A Guide To London Bridal Shopping With Emmy Scarterfield
Accessories designer and owner of Emmy London, Emmy Scarterfield shares her bridal shopping secrets
A passion for handcrafted luxury and a commitment to women’s needs is what drove Emmy Scarterfield to fulfil her dream of launching her eponymous named luxury accessories brand. Now with a store in the heart of Chelsea, the Emmy London brand is renowned for its elegant occasionwear that’s perfect for brides.
Whether you’re planning an indulgent day of shopping with your bridesmaids, or you fancy a mooch around London’s best bridal haunts before the big day, we’ve got bridal expert Emmy on hand to share her favourite destinations for wedding shopping.
Corinthia Collection At Corinthia London
If you’re already checked in at Corinthia London, then you won’t have to go far for a spot of shopping. Displayed within the hotel, you’ll find my Corinthia Collection of bridal shoes. Inspired by the incredible beauty of the Baccarat chandelier that hangs proudly in the hotel’s Crystal Moon Lounge, the range is awash with sparkling jewels. I think it’s the perfect choice for brides looking to really wow their guests.
The Wedding Gallery
For brides just starting out on their wedding shopping journey, then a visit to The Wedding Gallery is a must. Located within One Marylebone in the heart of London this is one seriously stylish wedding shopping destination. There are over 200 designer brands and services housed in the gallery space making it the ideal place to fully immerse yourself in bridal fashion, trends and inspiration that covers every aspect of planning.
A 30-minute stroll from Corinthia London and you’ll discover an emporium of dresses. Arguably London’s go-to bridal dress shopping destinationm, Browns Bride is home to some of my favourite designers. Everything from Marchesa and Monique Lhuillier to Mira Zwillinger and Viktor & Rolf. Here is the perfect spot to take your bridesmaids and get truly excited for the big day, while trying on an array of dream dresses.
One of my absolute favourite boutiques – Suzannah can only be described as guest outfit heaven. From wedding reception attendees right through to mother-of-the-brides, there’s something for everyone. Immaculate British fashion at its finest, Suzannah’s eye for design and flattering cuts make her unrivalled. A number of Suzannah’s pieces can be found in my wardrobe and I am constantly adding more to my wish list.
An area often overlooked when it comes to bridalwear, but what’s underneath is just as important… When it comes to wedding day lingerie, Luna Mae really is the creme-de-la-creme of choices. In keeping with our ethos at Emmy London, Luna Mae design one-of-a-kind haute couture lingerie that champions British craftsmanship and empowers women through meticulous attention to detail and expert fit.