To veil or not to veil…..
Over the years, I've heard from so many brides who are unsure about whether they should where a veil or not. Some know from the outset that they want a long, traditional veil. Others know that they definitely don't want that traditional veil but do want something in...read more
Bridal Headpieces, fascinators & combs
We are so excited to be back! After taking a much needed break we're back and have so many bridal headpieces ready for you. Whether you're looking for a simple comb, a vintage style birdcage veil, a juliette cap veil, a unique handmade fascinator or a bridal belt -...read more
Beautiful brides with stunning headpieces….
We've put together a little slideshow showing a few of our past customers wearing their Arabella Bridal headpiece on their big day. Don't underestimate how important your head piece is on your big day - it's where people will be looking, all day. Don't forget we...read more
Bridesmaids’ headpieces – what to wear?
We are often contacted by people asking what we suggest for a headpiece for their bridesmaids. Of course what you decide on depends on the style of your wedding, what the bridesmaids are wearing and budget but here are our thoughts. It's always nice for the...read more
Spring 2017 Bridal Sample Sale now on!
Looking for a beautiful headpiece - fascinator, comb, alice band or bridal birdcage veil but don't want to break the bank? Check out our Spring 2017 bridal sample sale where many products have up to 75% off! There are only one or two of each item in the sample sale so...read more
Floral Crowns – elegant, fun, boho, sophisticated, chic, romantic – what’s not to like?
The floral crown has made a big come back this year with brides and bridesmaids as well as for festival goers and sun lovers. Floral crowns are a very versatile accessory as they can be designed and created as small, subtly designs with delicate pastel colours and...read more
Recent brides gallery
We have recently received lots of fabulous photos from some of our past customers that we'd love to share with you. I LOVE the diversity of styles that each of our brides have chosen - from stunning vintage crystal designs, to soft french netting birdcage veils, from...read more
ARABELLA BRIDAL – VOWS AWARD 2015 FINALIST!
We are absolutely delighted and immensely proud to announce that we have been nominated as finalists for the VOWS awards 2015 🙂 We as a business have always, and always will, put everything we have into making sure that we give our customers our absolute best...read more
Sneak Peak at Winter 2015/Spring 2016 Range
Some of you have had then pleasure of seeing our Winter range at some recent wedding fairs, but for those who haven't we apologise that we haven't yet had a chance to put these on the website! We will do asap as soon as orders calm down a bit...! For now - here is a...read more
Stunning Tessa’s bespoke bridal fascinators
We were thrilled to receive photos from a past customer Tessa who wore 2 different Arabella Bridal headpieces on her big day recently. The first piece was based on our Colette design - we swapped the pearls for some slightly different beads to fit in with her dress...read more
Beautiful Nicola in stunning polka dot 1950s ivory tea-length wedding dress.
We are delighted to have received some photos from the gorgeous Nicola for whom we designed a birdcage veil to go with her fabulous polka dot 1950s ivory tea-length wedding dress in her romantic Greek wedding. We sourced some polka dot tulle to match the tulle...read more
SALE NOW ON! 10% off plus free pearl and sterling silver earrings
Our February Sale is now on! 10% off ANY online store purchases. Additionally, any purchases over £75 will receive a beautiful pair of sterling silver/pearl earrings. Simply enter the code: 10FEB15 at the checkout to receive your discount. Please note that this...read more
February Hen Party Craft Class Offer
During the month of February, our sister business "Made by the Hens" craft parties is offering any hen party bookings made in the month of February a fabulous goody bag for the bride-to-be. This offer is for any hen party booking for more than 15 people. The...read more
Fiona’s fabulous pearl drape
We are delighted to have received some photos from the lovely Fiona of her wearing a pearl drape that we made for her big day recently. Fiona wore a gorgeous lace dress and her hair swept up into beautiful curls at the back and wore the drape very elegantly hanging...read more
Great Gatsby style headbands on show for 1920s themed ball
A few weeks ago, we were delighted to be asked to make two 1920s style head pieces for two lovely ladies attending a 1920s themed charity ball in Edinburgh. One of those ladies was the lovely Laura Carroll, current President of the Edinburgh Business Women's Club....read more
Greek beauty wearing polka dots and tartan…the full story!
Woohoo! We finally have the photos of this absolutely beautiful Greek wedding. Natasha came to us and asked to have bespoke bridal fascinator made for her wedding in Greece. Her husband was having a suit made from some fabulous blue tartan and she wondered if we...read more
Sale AND free beautiful sterling silver and pearl earrings for every purchase over £50!
Well aren't you glad you found us this month! We have just reduced the price of many items in our Christmas sale, and not only that but for every purchase over £50, you will receive a gorgeous pair sterling silver and pearl stuff earrings! Offer available whilst...read more
Greek beauty wearing polka dots and tartan…
Oooh - so excited about showing off the photos of this bespoke birdcage veil we made for this beautiful Greek bride, combining traditional ivory, vintage polka dots and gorgeous Scottish tartan.... Here's a sneak peek at the piece when it was a work in progress and a...read more
Another fabulous fascinator making hen party class in Edinburgh
Arabella Bridal recently ran another fantastic fascinator making class in the gorgeous Howard Hotel in Edinburgh's New Town for Rachel's hen party. The girls were all in Edinburgh for the weekend and decided to make their fascinators to wear out that night. They all...read more
Bunting at Brunch Hen Parties!
Looking for something relaxing, fun and a bit different to do for an upcoming hen party in Scotland? Check out our Bunting Hen Party Workshops. A really relaxing way to spend a couple of hours and create a beautiful keepsake for the bride-to-be at the same time! We...read more
Scottish Wedding Directory July Issue
We LOVE the photos of the Arabella Bridal veil and fascinators which appear in this month's issue of the fabulous Scottish Wedding Directory. First is our Fern juliet cap style veil with beautiful french lace gathering (direct for the lace market in Paris!) which is...read more
Elaine’s Amazing VW Camper Van Beach Wedding
We are thrilled to have been sent some photos from the absolutely beautiful Elaine who got married last month at the fabulous Harvest Moon in Tyninghame on Scotland's East Coast, surrounded by sand, the sea and plenty of VW camper vans. This wedding is the ultimate...read more
Anita’s Fabulous Bridal Cuff
We first met Anita at the Vintage Wedding Show in Edinburgh and happily agreed to design a bespoke bridal cuff for her, to accessorise her gorgeous Eliza Jane Howell dress. Her dress was adorned in white sequins which she wanted included in the design. We used a...read more
Fascinator Making Hen Party on the banks of Loch Tay
We had a wonderful time running a fascinator making class for Steph's hen party up in Perthshire, on the banks of Loch Tay recently. The ladies had rented a stunning house for the weekend, with views across the loch, and the sun was shining for the whole day whilst...read more
Gillian – swan princess bride
When we were contacted by Gillian in relation to a bespoke fascinator we were very excited. Gillian has a love of birds and all things feather, so her wedding day was having a bird and swan theme to it. The bodice of her amazing dress was adorned with feathers, an...read more
Do you have a summer event to attend and need a hat or fascinator? A Garden Party? A summer wedding? The races? A work summer event? Remember that the ladies at Arabella Bridal produce a range of non-bridal hats and fascinators for any occasion. Most of our...read more
Clare’s stunning pillbox bridal hat
All we can say is….Wow. Not only are we madly in love with Clare's absolutely stunning Suzanne Neville "Leading Lady" dress but are also head over heels with how well her Arabella Bridal hat went with it! Clare had originally contacted us looking for a small comb to...read more
Jo’s bunting with brunch! A bunting hen party workshop in Fife.
We had a great time a couple of weeks ago running a bunting making workshop as part of the lovely bride-to-be Jo's hen party. The girls were staying at the fabulous Treescape in the East Neuk of Fife so we enjoyed beautiful surroundings as we got creative before...read more
Beautiful Katharine’s bespoke birdcage veil
More squealing with delight at Arabella Bridal HQ tonight - we've just received a few photos from Katharine of her wearing a little bespoke bridal fascinator that we made for her wedding recently and she looks absolutely amazing. How stunning is her dress, not to...read more
New bridal combs
Ooh - exciting stuff. Here are some photos of some of our new range of bridal combs soon to be added to the website. We LOVE them!! At just £75 each, what are you waiting for! Add a detachable birdcage veil for just £20 to complete the look. Evie Sasha...read more
Arabella Bridal in the press!
We were delighted to recently feature in the fabulous new glossy bridal magazine "To Have and to Hold" Scotland. To Have and To Hold is already very popular and successful south of the border so they have launched in Scotland and Arabella Bridal are proud to be part...read more
Sarah’s Edinburgh Bunting Making Hen Party!
We recently ran a fantastic bunting making workshop in Edinburgh for Sarah's hen party. Arabella Bridal's lovely Danielle taught the ladies how to create and decorate by hand their bunting flags. All the hens produced gorgeous designs, which were all very different...read more
Arabella Bridal’s Layla design goes to Spain!
We are just squealing with delight at these photos which the absolutely GORGEOUS Olga has sent to us recently. Olga ordered our very popular Layla design from us to wear at her wedding in Spain and my oh my, she looks absolutely stunning wearing it. The sun shone...read more
Edinburgh Bonham Hotel Fascinator Making Hen Party Workshop
We recently had the pleasure of running a fascinator making workshop for Fi’s hen party in the Bonham Hotel in Edinburgh. This luxurious, boutique hotel is the perfect location for a sophisticated bunch of ladies to enjoy fizz, good food…and of course learn to make...read more
Arabella Bridal in the press!
We are very excited to have been in the press several times recently. Back in November we were delighted to be chosen by none other than Vogue magazine as one their hand-picked, recommended wedding suppliers. A few weeks ago our beautiful Sienna alice band was in the...read more
Another Fascinator Making Hen Party in Edinburgh
And what a lovely one it was! A couple of weeks ago we held another fascinator making class for a gorgeous bunch of girls in the lovely Hemma in Edinburgh. This cool Swedish bistro in the heart of Edinburgh is a great setting for a hen party and the girls ordered...read more
Fascinator making class hen party in Alexandria
We were absolutely delighted to be asked to run a fascinator making class by the lovely Eilidh recently. She was organising her best friend's hen party in the stunning High Wards Luxury Lodge in Alexandria. We arrived (after several "detours" i.e. totally lost -...read more
4 Glasgow venues confirmed for our fascinator making hen parties
We are delighted to confirm our four new Glasgow venues for our very popular fascinator making classes - perfect for a craft loving bride! All four venues are located very centrally on Glasgow so are ideal wherever you are based in or around Glasgow as they can are...read more
NEW – Glasgow venues for our Fascinator Making Workshops
Following our recent announcement of the addition of a new Edinburgh based venue for our fascinator making classes, the Norton House Hotel and Spa, we are absolutely thrilled to announce the addition of 4 new Glasgow based venues for our Fascinator Making workshops....read more
Balmoral beauty – Gemma’s bespoke birdcage veil
Better late than never - this is a post we meant to do over a week ago but things have been busy busy so here we go now! We are delighted to have received some gorgeous photos from a beautiful bride Gemma for who we recently made a bespoke birdcage veil to match her...read more