ON TODAY ONLY!!!!!!!! Jennifer Pritchard Bridal One Day Bridal Gown Sale at The Borough, Lancaster

January 20, 2011 § 1 Comment

Jennifer Pritchard Bridal One Day Bridal Gown Sale at The Borough, Lancaster

Jennifer Pritchard Bridal is pleased to announce a One Day Bridal Gown Sale at The Borough, Lancaster


10am – 4pm

At The Borough, Dalton Square, Lancaster.

Jennifer Pritchard Couchman Bridal, in conjunction with Butterfly Bridal is holding a first come, first served sale of fabulous sample and past season gowns, from a number of designer labels.

For One day only, this is your chance to buy from a fantastic range of sample gowns and accessories:

– Wedding Gowns from only £100!

– Bridesmaids and Evening Dresses from only £30

– Bridal & Evening Shoes from only £10

– Handbags, Jewellery, Tiaras, Veils & Mother Of The Bride, at amazingly low prices.

No Appointment Necessary.


The Couture Design Process – a step by step guide to creating a hand crafted wedding gown from Jennifer Pritchard Couchman Bridal

January 16, 2011 § Leave a comment

Jennifer Pritchard Couchman checks a toile during a brides fitting in her Lancaster boutique

Jennifer Pritchard Couchman is considered one of Lancashire’s finest couture bridal designers.

With over 15 years experience as a bridal gown designer, Jennifer has a passion for romance and all things bridal, with an expert eye for detail.

Her gowns have been featured in numerous bridal magazines and websites, and has recently been applauded for her stunning ‘Word Dress’ a collaboration with Lancaster’s Lit Fest organisation.
Jennifers signature style is elegance, sophistication, and romance using exquisite fabrics and exclusive finishing.
Jennifer works personally with each bride, every step of the way to discuss, guide and visualise your dream dress, creating a one-off bridal gown that is totally unique, reflecting each  brides own personality, ensuring they look as beautiful and perfect on their special day as possible.

The following steps outline the special processes involved in Jennifer Pritchard Couchman creating a beautiful couture hand made gown.

Jennifer discusses a portfolio of original hand-drawn sketches

Initial Consultation:

When you make a appointment, you will personally meet with Jennifer, who will use her extensive couture Fashion and Textile background of over 15 years  to advise on styles, fabrics, details and more. Jennifer will also discuss the brides aspirations for the gown, budget and timescales. Consultations are free and without obligation. Prices for a couture made-to-measure wedding dress start from £1,200.


At a second consultation, Jennifer will present a portfolio of original hand-drawn sketches, featuring a wide range of design suggestions, along with recommended fabric swatches of the finest fabrics, silks and laces. The designs are exclusive to each individual bride, whilst reflecting Jennifer’s signature style.

Jennifer reviewing measurements at the first Toile fitting


At this appointment, Jennifer will take all body measurements and posture renditions. This information will be used to draft a working paper patterns, from which a calico toile will be made for the first Toile fitting.

Toile Fitting:

The first calico toile is a mock-up of the dress, and is used to ensure the most accurate fit, this ensures the final gown is as flattering as possible. Only once the toile, and paper patterns are perfected, can the fabric be cut, and construction of the gown commenced.

During a number of private fittings with Jennifer, brides can see their gown come to life.

Gown Fittings:

During a number of private fittings with Jennifer, brides can see their gown come to life. These fittings ensure the gown is created and fits to the highest possible standards. These fittings also give the bride an opportunity to make any changes or amendments to the gown. A final check fitting is arranged as close to the wedding date as possible.

During the fittings, Jennifer welcomes family and friends to experience the excitement of your bridal gown’s creation. Evening appointments can be arranged on request.

For more information, and to book a complementary appointment, please contact Jennifer on 01524 849936 or email jenniferpritchardbridal@googlemail.com.


January 9, 2011 § Leave a comment

Jennifer Pritchard Couchman are going to be hosting a series of short courses in Fashion design, pattern cutting and garment construction at our studios in Lancaster during 2011, and we would love to find out the level of interest in these courses.

Please email if you are interested to: jenniferpritchardbridal@googlemail.com

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