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Wedding Dress Shop in Northampton

A wedding is the most significant time in any woman’s life. It is a time of bliss, affection, emotion and the opportunity for a brand-new beginning as you begin to start a new chapter. It is one of the biggest milestones you’ll ever experience in your life. 

At Icon bridal we understand this and we provide you with an extensive range of wedding dresses that are made by only the best designers in the UK and internationally. Our personal stylists at our wedding dress shop in Northampton are experts, who will help you chose the best dress style for you; whilst always taking into consideration all of your personal preferences and body type with the aim of making you feel like a million dollars on your big day.

We are also more than aware that that a wedding dress doesn’t complete your whole look. Hair accessories bring those finishing touches to life and make that original vision as perfect as it was in your wildest dreams. This is why we tailor our service to have an equal focus on providing you with the very best wedding accessories from tiaras and veils to the perfect wedding shoes.  

When choosing your perfect dress one of the main factors in regard to the style is the neckline and we’re here to help you to establish quickly what suits you.

What Necklines Do We Provide at Our Wedding Shop in ?

We have several different neckline options in store, below gives you an insight into some of the current trends. 


It’s all in the name – The neckline dips down in the front in a V-shape, de-emphasising the bust. Great for B to C cups, not great for a smaller bust.

Celebrity Watch:  Kate Moss, Catherine Middleton, Olivia Wilde

High Neck/Halter

A halter neck features straps around the back of the neck or a high neck sits higher around the neck with deep armholes. Both look best on taller women of 5’7” and above. Great for broad shoulders, avoid if you have narrow shoulders.

Celebrity Watch: Halter neck: Portia De Rossi. High Neck: Pippa Middleton

Sweetheart (Strapless)

The sweetheart neckline is one that oozes tradition and stays on trend year-after-year. It is a style that can suit many brides to be and can be featured in other necklines. A strapless version is perfect for showing off great shoulders and collarbones, avoid if you have a smaller bust.

Celebrity Watch: Sofia Vegara, Beyonce


An illusion neckline is perfect in bridalwear as it suits pretty much any shape and style of wedding dress. It allows for a mix of different necklines too and requires no jewelry. Great for everyone.

Celebrity Watch: Lily Allen, Fearne Cotton, Nikki Reed.


This neckline sits just below the shoulders to show off your collarbone and shoulders with sleeves that cover part of the upper arm. It’s perfect for medium to full chested women but does also flatter most women. Great for full chested and pear-shaped women, avoid if you have broad shoulders or fuller arms.

Celebrity Watch: Salma Hayek, Amal Clooney, Jackie Kennedy.

Wedding Dress Shop Northampton: Hair Accessories

At Icon Bridal, we know how important it is for a bride to have the best hairstyle for her wedding day and one that is fitting with her dress. Once you have chosen your wedding day style with your hairdresser it’s time to choose those all-important accessories.

We stock a huge variety of wedding hair accessories in our wedding dress shop in Northampton. Our personal stylists will work with you to help you find the best piece for you, giving you the absolute wow factor. Some ideas of what you could use are:

Bird Cage Veils

A veil is an item that most opt to wear on their wedding day, but what if that veil works as your wedding hair accessory as well? Well, the bird-cage veils serve that exact purpose. They are the veils that bring extra charm to your wedding hairstyle and this is because of the vintage look. This veil is easy to pop on or off and wearing it instantly makes you look sophisticated and chic.

Floral Headbands

These headbands are best for you if you are opting for a flower-based hairstyle for your wedding day. We have a range of flower based headpieces by Miranda Templeton, another option may be for your local florist to make this for you.

Decorative Combs

Our combs come in all different sizes, embellished with crystals, feathers; you name it we can find what you are looking for. They are a perfect addition and can be placed to the side and at the back of your hair.

Embellished Hairpins

These are small pins with delicate flowers, crystals, pearls and vintage flowers adding an unimposing touch to your wedding hair. These pins are generally studded and give you a glamorous precision look.

Hair Vines

Hair vines are the most on trend hair accessory at the moment. They are flexible and come in a range of different styles. They are diverse and therefore suit any hairstyle and any look as they can be worn anywhere in the hair.


The most traditional hair accessory is a tiara or headband, similar to those adorned by members of the Royal Family, they provide the perfect accessory for bride wanting the perfect princess look.

Wedding Dress Shop Northampton: Wedding Shoes

Wedding shoes are an essential part of your finished wedding day look. We stock Rainbow Club shoes, who specialise in wedding shoes fit for a bride and her bridesmaids. Once you have picked your dream wedding dress it’s time to decide on the perfect shoe. So, whether it’s a peep toe, sandal, wedge or even a pair of Converse, the choice you have is huge and what a better time to go for that wow factor.


Picking a bridal shoe with sparkle, whether it is delicate glitter, sequin or beautiful stone can complement any dress and look amazing on the dance floor. Rainbow Club have a great range offering you the absolute glam to a subtle shimmer.


New to wedding shoes this season are flowers. Delicate flower petals layered onto soft satin, a flower shoe clip to compliment a plain peep toe shoe, flower based lace and extravagant cut leather with beautiful detail. For those brides wanting to make a huge statement with their wedding shoes these are a great option.


A plain satin shoe compliments any dress style and fabric. Available in all styles of shoe and heel height; your choice is endless. Rainbow Club offer you the opportunity to have your shoes hand-dyed for your wedding day, so why not change it up and add a bright colour under your dress, it’s absolutely on trend right now – everyone still talks about Carrie Bradshaw’s blue Manolo Blahnik’s in Sex and The City.

Want Ivory on the day? It’s classic, simple and perfect. You can send your Rainbow Club shoes off after your wedding day and have them dyed for free and sent back to you ready to wear again and again.

Did you know that on the sole of all Rainbow shoes there is a blue rhinestone for your something blue? One of the many reasons we love these shoes. They are also padded inside for comfort as they are made specifically for brides from alter to dancefloor.

Whilst this was about wedding dress necklines and other accessories, we also stock lots of other bridal essentials in our wedding dress shop in Northampton. To learn more about us, surf through our website, make a short trip to our blog or simply give us a call. At Icon Bridal, we are dedicated in working with you to ensure that you look at your very best during the best day of your life.