SPECIAL OCCASIONS | 1&2 KINGS PARADE | STANFORD LE HOPE, ESSEX | SS17 0HR

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Exclusive Designer Wedding Dresses!!!!

We are so excited to announce our new range of bridal dresses coming to our shop this week! From the fabulous Christina Rossi! An Australian Designer who is just branching out in the uk We are the only stockiest in Essex! A beautiful range of delicately elegant dresses that should not be missed!!! Watch this space […]
January 30th, 2017 by

Heart Essex Wedding Show 2016

Very excited to be at the Heart Essex wedding show our stand is 119 & 120, come along and say hello!
February 20th, 2016 by

Win Instant Prizes this December

We all love Christmas at Special Occasions so to get in the festive mood we are giving away some exciting prizes Order your wedding dress in December and pay only 50% deposit to win either a: Designer Garter 54″ Veil Tiara up to the value of £80! Eden Bridesmaid gown As always, no appointments are necessary, you […]
December 3rd, 2015 by

Veils and Tiaras

Exciting news! Exciting news. Our new stock of Veils and Tiaras are now in. All our veils are high quality Tulle and hand made in the UK so ordering time is just two weeks. Our Tiaras have everything a girl needs for her big day, from full on bling to a sophisticated sparkle our range […]
November 11th, 2015 by

Last chance to buy on our special offer!!

£99 bridesmaid Dresses Sadly our special offer on our collection of bridesmaids dresses will come to an end in 7 weeks. these dresses are excellent quality, fit beautifully on all body shapes and come in 60 different colours! A small deposit will hold these beautiful gowns ensuring you receive them at this rock bottom price. […]
November 4th, 2015 by

Shop Refurb!

we are very excited to tell you that our shop refurb has just started! we will be open for business as usual but our shop may look a little unfinished. we apologise for any inconvenience this may cause but we promise it will be worth it once it’s finished! Xx
November 1st, 2015 by

Happy Halloween!

We would like to wish All our Brides past and present  A very happy Halloween XxX
October 31st, 2015 by

New tiara collection!!

Super excited!!!! We have just picked our new Tiara collections! We not only have picked a new collection we have also added to our already really large selection! Once our new stock has arrived we will up date you and may even run a competition to celebrate their arrival!! we will keep you updated so […]
October 28th, 2015 by

When should I order my wedding dress?

“When should I order my wedding dress?” Generally Our dresses take at least six months to come in. Some of our bridal designers offer a rush cut service which means if you are short on time or need your dress in a hurry we can help!! When ordering we advise that you leave nine months […]
October 24th, 2015 by

What to expect when visiting our bridal shop

What should i expect when i came to your shop? You will be greeted by a member of staff who will ask if they can help. they will ask you when your wedding is. This is so we can make sure you have enough time to order from all of our designers. You will be […]
October 21st, 2015 by

Choosing a style of wedding gown

Be open minded…. Wedding dresses are like nothing you would of ever of tried on or worn. A style you have in your mind might actually be very far from what will be your dream dress. Dresses look very different when hanging on a hanger and sometimes need a beautiful bride-to-be to try it on […]
October 13th, 2015 by

Picked our new collection!

New collections are coming!!! spent a lovely day picking our new Spring collection with the wonderful Phoenix Gowns. we are all so excited about the new stock! Watch this space to find out when they arrive in store next year!   ❤️❤️
October 7th, 2015 by

Do I need an appointement?

Do i need an Appointment??? A question we often get asked is “Do i need an appointment?” At Special Occasions we believe it is important to take your time and not feel rushed or pressured into finding your dress. We have a very large shop with many different styles and designers and we want you […]
October 7th, 2015 by

Helpful info to help ease your nerves

Feeling Nervous? Choosing Your wedding dress can be an exciting and very nerve racking time for many brides to be. We decided that we would add tips and information for you on our blog so that you know what to expect when visiting our shop to help ease those nerves so that you can enjoy […]
October 6th, 2015 by

Mark Lesley Collection!

Our New Additions! Here they are, just arrived and looking amazing our new stock from the multi award winning Mark Lesley. Cut to perfection to give a great shape, with excellent detailing and quality fabric, at a great price, this is looking like a winning collection.
October 4th, 2015 by

New Collection!

Little preview 😉 Just a little sneak preview of our very exciting new additions! Watch this Space!!!  
October 1st, 2015 by

The Thurrock Hotel

Wedding Fair number Three! We are here at the lovely Thorrock Hotel if you missed us at our other wedding fairs please do come and say hello. Free Entry and Free parking!!
September 27th, 2015 by

Cromwell Manor

Wedding Fair Number two!! We are all set up at the beautiful Cromwell Manor in Pitsea. Hope to see you there!
September 13th, 2015 by

Wedding Fair season 2015

The wedding fair season is upon us!!! First stop Basildon festival leisure. We will be show casing our new 2016 collection at Essex’s largest free wedding fair! Each fair we will be taking something different from our new collections! We look forward to seeing you all there!
September 7th, 2015 by

Basildon Wedding Fair

All Set up and Ready to Go Pop down to say hello and grab our leaflet free entry and free parking!!! See you there xx
September 6th, 2015 by