Little Black Book

Our Little Black Book of recommended suppliers to complete your look and your event. 

All the suppliers we know or have come highly recommended to us. 

 

HAIR AND MAKE UP - These ladies are experienced, have great style and know what they are doing. 

Kelly Hooper Make Up Artist - At The Barn, Somerset

Jay Chapman make up artist - Wells and Somerset - nails, hair and make up

In Harmony - Wells

 

ACCESSORIES

Britten Weddings - veils, hair accessories and garters 

What Katy Did Next - bespoke veils and hair accessories 

Polly Victoria - Wells - bespoke and hand crafted vintage jewellery and hair accessories

 

SHOES

Rachel Simpson - great bridal collection

Christian Louboutin - If you can, do. The perfect heel shape

Charlotte Mills - gorgeous shoes!

Rainbow Club - some good designs and dye to order service 

 

FLOWERS

Lynnsey Kelly Flowers - Absolutely stunning with specialist blooms and high end couture design. Wells, Somerset

Branch and Bloom - Wells - Locally grown beautiful bohemian flowers with plants and homewares too! 

 

CAKES

Queen Street Deli, Wells - delicious bespoke cakes

Sugar Street Studios - incredible cake design, far too beautiful to eat! 

 

PHOTOGRAPHERS

Laura Power Photography - Bristol and Gloucester - beautiful full wedding day coverage

Boy Called Ben - stunning destination wedding photography

Riverlane Photography - cool wedding photography that really captures the fun.

 

WEDDING DRESS BOUTIQUES - we'd love to make your dress but sometimes you can find 'the one' in one of these wonderful boutiques

The Mews - Clifton Bristol - Jenny Packham

The White Room - Cheltenham

 

TAILORS

Hawthorne Tailoring - Saville Row Tailoring, in Wincanton

Cloth - Broad Street, Wells

 

FABRICS - great for choosing prints for bespoke dresses and bridesmaids.

Liberty London for floral prints

Millie Moon - Frome - the best fabric shop in Somerset (we may be biased!) stocking fabulous cotton prints and fabrics. They also run sewing classes and hen parties. 

 

VENUES

Elmore Court - Gloucester - stunning country house and grounds with modern reception architecture and high end event design

Coombe Lodge - Somerset - grand gothic country house

Bishops Palace - Wells, Somerset - Beautiful gardens

Penard House - Glastonbury - lovely country house with coach house

Huntstile Farm - a real country venue for a festival style wedding

Gretna Green - we love elopements!

 

VISITING WELLS

When you visit our boutique in Wells take a little extra time to enjoy lunch and a look around the city. The Cathedral is the star of the show and here are our favourite places to shop and eat. 

 

FOOD

Loaf. bakehouse - gorgeous spacious cafe with kids play area and delicious bakes. Down the highstreet off market street near the bus station.

Goodfellows - just opposite our boutique, delicious French cuisine for a special evening or just for one of their incredible deserts. 

Square Edge Cafe - hidden off the market square they make the yummiest toasted sandwiches and amazing Guinness chocolate cake! Dogs welcome.

Andres - recommended for a good breakfast. 

Ensemble - Just next door cafe/restaurant. Sit in their beautiful window and watch the world go by over one of their sharing platters and a great glass of red. 

The Good Earth, delicious vegan food

 

SHOPPING

The Laundry- an independent fashion boutique with great jewellery and day wear. You'll want to buy everything.

Poppy Greens - selected furniture and interiors stocking antique chandeliers, paint and beautiful smelling soaps. 

Frontline - the place to buy Chanel no. 5 and a great red lipstick. 

Cloth - new to Wells and the UK - independent boutique specialising in bespoke daywear and dresses made to measure. 

 

TO STAY

The Crown Inn - situated in the market place, a great central location with good food and drinks. 

The Swan Hotel- On Sadler street, join other famous guests at the historic hotel. 

The White Hart - On Sadler Street

More details of shopping in Wells here.on Wells Highstreet.com