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2023 Winter Wedding Bride - this one’s for you 💋

Here at SOMD HQ, we are seeing more and more Brides leaving their wedding dress shopping right up to the final few months before their wedding!

Story of My Dress designs and our designer lines are all made to order, slow fashion and not mass-produced, therefore you can not be too organised when ordering your dress! The dresses on our rail will not be the ones that you purchase, they will be a dress customised and made for you.


We NEVER want to disappoint a bride because we cannot make a dress

within the given timescale.



Here are some FAQs to help ensure the perfect bridal journey with us.


When should I start looking at dresses?

The ideal time to start looking is 9-12 months before your wedding. Aiming to make a decision and order 6-8 months before.


When to visit-

Winter Wedding 2023 Brides - NOW

Spring Wedding 2024 Brides - NOW

Summer Wedding 2024 Brides - MAY ONWARDS

Autumn Wedding 2024 Brides - AUGUST ONWARDS


What should I consider when looking for a wedding dress or separates?

We are an appointment-only service, so it’s important to secure your date sooner, rather than later! We get extremely busy and do not want to turn you away. Think about your price range/timescale and let us know before your appointment so that we pick the dresses to your budget and timescale.

How long does it take from order to collection at SOMD?

Our designer collections can take up to 6-7 months from order to delivery. Rush fees are available but not always.


Our own designs take 4 months.


Love in the City can be made between 6-8 weeks.


Our sister company Renew Bridal holds ex-samples, which can be purchased and taken away on the day.


Alterations take between 6-8 weeks.

Now is the time to secure your Bridal appointment if you're a WINTER BRIDE, click here and secure your date now!



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