Real Brides


“Choosing a wedding dress is a daunting task, choosing a wedding dress as a plus size woman is even more daunting. Always expecting limited choices, if any, in uninviting corners of clothes stores – I was convinced I would have to settle. However, scrolling through Instagram one evening, the algorithm was on my side and […]


“The most beautiful dress and the most beautiful bridal experience. I joined my sister for her bridal appointment at Andrea Hawkes and instantly knew I wanted a dress from Andrea. The wonderful Siobhan was telling us about their sample sale and I thought – why not go and see! I found the most beautiful dress […]


“Andrea Hawkes was the third wedding dress fitting I went to, and even before I tried on any dresses, I knew this was the right place because of how welcomed, reassured, and valued I felt from the beginning. Andrea and her team exude warm professionalism, which made subsequent visits to fittings a complete joy every […]


“I discovered Andrea Hawkes on Instagram and almost from the first time I saw their page I knew I wanted an AH dress. Their whole team is fantastic, kind and helpful and they all make sure the whole process is stress-free and makes you feel so special. Andrea herself made sure everything was perfect during […]


” I really appreciate Siobhan’s, Rebecca’s, the designer and the dress maker Beata’s help in making my day so special. I have never felt more beautiful than I did on my wedding day. I plan to wear it again at the wedding party we will have in India. Friends and family who live in different […]


“I just wanted to say a HUGE thank you to Siobhan and Becky (and the AH team)! Siobhan was just amazing and helped me find a wonderful sample dress which could be altered in a very short timeframe. I felt incredible wearing the Fleur dress on the day – it was so light and moved beautifully. I’ll […]


“I just wanted to send a quick note to say thank you so so much for my incredible wedding dress. I absolutely loved wearing it at my wedding. It was so comfortable and felt so me. I was completely relaxed and myself in it the whole time and I received so many compliments for your […]


“I just wanted to send a couple of my favourite photos of my dress on our wedding day in August, I felt so comfortable in it. Thank you for bringing it all together for me, it was really perfect!”


“I just wanted to say thank you so much for making my perfect wedding dress! I was looking for something minimalist and simple and with the overwhelming number of dresses out there it was so refreshing to talk through options with you. I loved the combination of Fleur and Amelie with the extra lace and […]
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“To Andrea, Siobhan, Laurie, Bex and the entire team at Andrea Hawkes. I wouldn’t have asked any other team to make the dress of dreams. The whole process was magical!” 


“I don’t even know where to start with thanking you for my dress. It was beyond perfect! I felt so happy, comfortable and beautiful in it all day. I can’t thank the entire team enough for creating a dress this stunning” Photo by Beatrici Photography
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“Jamie and I married on 3 June 2021 and had the most amazing day. I have never felt so beautiful and that was mainly down to the dress, so I just want to say a massive thank you.”
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