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About us

Established for over 13 years, Elody Bride Boutique located in Newry, is situated between The Quays & Buttercrane shopping centres.

At Elody Bride, we are passionate about all things bridal and want our brides to leave having a positive experience.

With our friendly and helpful staff we strive to ensure, each bride has a personal and memorable consultation, 
by going above and beyond to meet the needs of all our brides.

Elody Bride is unique in its ability to offer a range of bespoke services, including alterations on all dresses ordered from us.

Meet the Team

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Sharon - Owner

Hello and welcome to Elody Bride! I opened Elody Bride in November 2005, 3 years after graduating with a BSc in Fashion Management. With a huge passion for fashion and having won various graduates and college related prizes for my design work, I knew I wanted to specialise in bridal wear. I was very fortunate that my Bridge Street premises came up and I am still here today!

I pride myself on the fact that I know the dresses inside out. Being able to fit , alter and customise dresses to our clients requirements was my founding passion and still is today.

Life for me has changed since I first opened; I am now married and have 3 gorgeous children who keep me very busy on top of running my own business! I love getting to know people and their families in the lead up to their big day and hopefully providing a truly memorable experience.

 

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Hollie - Bridal Stylist

I graduated in 2014 with a BSc in Business Studies and have over 8 years experience working in retail/customer service. I really enjoy the marketing aspects and business development within my role at Elody Bride and am proud of my social media influences to date. I LOVE everything Bridal! I am at that stage in life where all my friends are either getting engaged or married and over the past few years I have developed a real passion for weddings. Since joining Elody Bride, I have gained so much knowledge of the Bridal industry and have picked up the necessary skills required to help brides find their dream dress. So much so, I even started my own personal wedding blog, ‘The Wedding Doll’. I absolutely love customer service and hope every bride who leaves my appointments leaves feeling happy with the service I have provided and more importantly with their dream dress!

 

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Elish -Seamstress​

From a young age, I have always had a natural flair for dress-making, particularly making formal and bridal wear for family and friends.  

Over the years I have gained a lot of experince working with various clothing manufacturers.  

In 2007 I joined Elody Bride where I really enjoy the challenge, of producing what the bride wants to make her gown special. 

At Elody Bride we all work together as a team in what is an excellent work environment.

 

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Linda - In House dress fitter​

Hi, I’m Linda and I have a BA (hons) in fashion and design from De Montford University. My degree course has helped me develop my passion for sewing. I have over 8 years experience working as a bridal dressmaker and I feel I am very lucky that I get to work at my dream job.
I was delighted to voted one of the top 5 dressmakers in, The Getting Married in Northern Ireland Reader Awards 2017/18,  Best Dressmaker category.

Lynette - Bridal Stylist

From the moment I left school my passion lay in bridal and fashion retail, my passion since then has only grown and I now have 20 years experience under my belt. I love everything to do with weddings, bridal fashion and helping our brides find their dream dress. I feel privileged to play such a big part in each brides journey in finding the perfect wedding dress.

I have 3 daughters and cannot wait for the day to come when I’m helping them try on dresses and make the big decision.  

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Kim - Bridal Stylist

My passion for the bridal industry stemmed while I was studying, Fashion Management & Marketing at university for creative arts in Epsom. My first experience of bridal wear, was a project involving forecasting emerging bridal trends and creating a collection proposal for a popular bridal brand. 

My role at Elody Bride involves helping with social media and digital aspects, but also taking appointments and helping brides find their dream dress – this is the part I LOVE

Collaboration

Elody Bride would like to take this opportunity to thank Karen Grattan Photography for her fantastic photos of the Elody Bride Boutique and some of our stunning brides.  Karen is a pleasure to work with and we recommend that our future brides click on her logo above to check out her beautiful work.

Thank you again – Sharon xx

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