. . . and congratulations!  The love of your life has been down on bended knee and popped the question, you're engaged! . . . now get ready for the best time of your life! Love, romance and, of course, the dress shopping experience of a lifetime. Caught your breath yet? Then read on to find out why you're in for a treat . . .

It's all about the dress - so whether you're looking for vintage lace, traditional satin ballgown or more modern layers, frills and theatrical ruffles there's a dress for every bride and we stock an exciting and eclectic collection of dresses - from Alan Hannah (quietly sophisticated) to Ian Stuart (for the bride who wants to show off her 'personality') and lots in-between  -  Pronovias (our favourite for lace), Maggie Sottero (for an amazing fit) and Hollywood Dreams (for that 'once in a lifetime' dress).

In a relaxed and friendly atmosphere our experienced and fully trained staff will help, advise and guide you, and we always like to make it fun and relaxed with no pressure to purchase. We want you to be comfortable as we may be getting 'up close and personal' for sometime during the run up to your wedding day!.

The team at Matchmaker Bride enjoy a close relationship with our designers and they are knowledgeable about all the options available, and as every gown is hand-crafted for each bride, most designs can be adapted to incorporate your individual ideas, whether you wish to add straps, sleeves, sparkle, even more sparkle or just a neckline change - no problem.

Wishing you happy and successful wedding planning!

Be inspired . . .

Maggie Sottero at Matchmaker Bride Brentwood Essex by Maggie Sottero

the wedding dress shopping starts right here!

Our wedding dress shop, based in Brentwood, Essex serves brides from all areas including Chelmsford, Basildon, Romford, Epping, Ongar, Witham, Colchester, Hertfordshire, London, Kent and as far afield as Europe and even Australia!

Matchmaker Bride is an R.B.A. recommended wedding dress boutique in Essex


             our 'Price Promise'

We set our prices very competitively, but if you find the gown you have purchased from Matchmaker Bride selling for less elsewhere we will gladly refund the difference or match the price!  

(conditions apply - please ask a member of staff for full details)

Matchmaker Bride

137 Kings Road, Brentwood, Essex CM14 4DR

01277 263500

View Our Bridalwear Collections


Monday - Saturday  10am - 5pm

Thursday 10am - 7pm

CLOSED Wednesday and Sunday

We are normally closed on bank holidays


Member of the Retail Bridalwear Association

Click here for more information and to register your dress

Did you know we're on Instagram?   -   Images and insights to our world . . .


Find out exactly what we're doing, follow us, join in and get inspired!

. . . and follow our OUTLET pages for uptodate additions to our SALE dresses!


Looking for unique ideas and inspiration for your wedding?  Join us on our Pinterest boards!