About

As an Agapé bride you will enjoy a bespoke bridal experience. We want to engage with you and understand your wedding day vision. We know how important it is that you still need to feel like yourself, and we are here to bring your ideas to life with our selection of beautiful gowns by talented designers. Having a qualified designer and seamstress at the helm makes us unique  as  we are perfectly equipped to advise and guide you from the moment you step into our beautiful boutique to the moment you walk down the aisle, feeling every inch the best version of you.

Karen

Karen

Role: Owner, Studio Queen, head seamstress, bridal stylist, designer.

Qualifications: Prior to my years of experience in the industry I gained a HND in Fashion Design, specializing in Bridal design.

Likes: Being a mum to my three amazing (now grown up!) children, looking forward to becoming a grandma soon.  I'm very proud of the fact that I managed to bring them up to be the lovely, caring and fun people they are today whilst simultaneously juggling my hectic work as a seamstress, stylist and boutique owner. I love to sing; the girls are often treated/subjected to my dulcet tones wafting through the studio! 

Favourite part of the job: The heart-warming satisfaction of a final fitting, when a bride is completely happy with her dress, and I send her off with a hug in a flurry of excitement!

Laurie  

Laurie

Role:  Bridal stylist, overall Boutique organiser.

Qualifications: Over the last 3 years I have been mastering my bridal expertise and style advice. Prior to this I was a professional dancer, this is when I gained my knowledge, love and respect for beautiful fabrics, outstanding designs and everything elegant.

Likes: Dining out, red wine and exercising (not necessarily in that order). Love doing all of these with my partner in crime Phil and spending time with our gorgeous Cavapoo Honey.

Favourite part of the job:  Seeing the brides face light up when she finds her perfect gown....it is just the best feeling. I want all my brides to feel comfortable during their appointments so expect to have a good chat and a giggle in the fitting room.

Plus I also get to look at the prettiest gowns all day #dreamjob

 

Chloe

Chloe 2

Role: Bespoke Seamstress, Designer, studio manager and class clown.

Qualifications: I too have a degree in Fashion from Manchester, and a number of years’ experience as a seamstress in the Bridal industry.

Likes: CHOCOLATE! Going on adventures with my newly official HUSBAND! Being Super Aunt, laughing and pretending to do exercise.

Favourite part of the job: Seeing through a bespoke commission- the design, pattern cutting and manufacture of a unique wedding dress from start to finish, and finally seeing our lovely bride wearing and loving her dress is the best feeling ever!

Leahanne

Beth

Role: Bridal stylist and  customer service.

Qualifications:      Having worked for five years in the bridal industry I am knowledgeable in most areas of boutique, always with a welcome smile ready to help brides find their dream dress.

Likes: Mother to two adorable children, loving all things family, travelling and disney.

Favourite part of the job: I love meeting brides and their families at this special time of their lives and helping them find their perfect dress is the best job in the world.