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Pure English Couture Bridal

Virginia Beach , VA
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LOCATION

1860 Laskin Rd. Suite 110
Virginia Beach, VA 23454 US (map)

PHONE

757-631-9810

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ABOUT US

For over fourteen years, Pure English has been offering brides a true boutique experience unique to Hampton Roads. Our studio, located in the La Promenade Shoppes, features over-sized... Read more
For over fourteen years, Pure English has been offering brides a true boutique experience unique to Hampton Roads. Our studio, located in the La Promenade Shoppes, features over-sized private appointment suites and a calm and tranquil atmosphere and a culture of caring.

Relax and allow yourself to be pampered with a selection of breathtaking gowns from the best of British and American Bridal designers, in fine silks and sumptuous satins that will leave you spoiled for choice.

See why Pure English is the place to go for the modern, fashion-savvy bride who demands the best selection and deserves the ultimate in service and honest, down to earth, customer care.

We operate by appointment so we can offer undivided attention to each and every bride to be.

Call or book online for your private appointment today and see why nothing else compares to the award-winning Pure English experience. Read less
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PHOTOS

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INFO FOR DRESS & ATTIRE

Who do you provide services for?
Bride, Bridesmaids, Flower Girls
Which of the following services do you provide??
Alterations, Cleaning, Preservation, Trunk Shows
Which of the following items do you offer?
Bridal Belts, Bridal Gowns, Hair Accessories, Jewelry, Shoes, Veils
What is the average turnaround time for a bridal gown? (select one)
Less than 6 months, 6-8 months, 9-11 months
How often do you receive new bridal gowns?
Weekly
What is your return policy?
Final Sale

REVIEWS

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Anonymous
Wedding:
[Private]
5.0/5.0
Made my appt and Elaine emailed me to brainstorm ideas on pinterest. Go for the Hayley Paige gowns, but stay for the amazing service! I'll be going back for their trunk show in October
Made my appt and Elaine emailed me to brainstorm ideas on pinterest. Go for the Hayley Paige gowns, but stay for the Read more...
Made my appt and Elaine emailed me to brainstorm ideas on pinterest. Go for the Hayley Paige gowns, but stay for the amazing service! I'll be going back for their trunk show in October Read less
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Ashley
Wedding:
10/22/2016
5.0/5.0
Going to Pure English was an incredible experience. The staff and inventory far exceeded any other gown store I had been too. Maya, the owner, was extremely patient and allowed me to try on almost every dress in the store! As someone with body issues, her positivity allowed for me to feel like a princess in every single dress I stepped out of the fitting room in.

Oh! And did I mention .. They provide you with wine to ease the nerves!!

I was able to leave Pure English with the dress, veil AND shoes of my dreams!! Thank you Pure English!! I can't wait to return to purchase jewelry!!
Going to Pure English was an incredible experience. The staff and inventory far exceeded any other gown store I had been Read more...
Going to Pure English was an incredible experience. The staff and inventory far exceeded any other gown store I had been too. Maya, the owner, was extremely patient and allowed me to try on almost every dress in the store! As someone with body issues, her positivity allowed for me to feel like a princess in every single dress I stepped out of the fitting room in.

Oh! And did I mention .. They provide you with wine to ease the nerves!!

I was able to leave Pure English with the dress, veil AND shoes of my dreams!! Thank you Pure English!! I can't wait to return to purchase jewelry!! Read less
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Rachel
Wedding:
9/24/2016
4.6/5.0
I found the absolutely perfect Pronovius dress here! Everyone was very nice, allowed me to take my time looking at and trying on dresses, and when I found the one, were So excited for me! Two areas that were a little disappointing-- 1- the sample dress I had on fit me to a T but they were unwilling to discount it whatsoever for me to purchase that dress, even though it had been there for a few months. (this didn't seem to be the policy at the other boutiques I went to) and 2- when I asked some logistical questions about mermaid gowns, no one seemed to give me a straight up answer. Overall, great selection and very nice people!
I found the absolutely perfect Pronovius dress here! Everyone was very nice, allowed me to take my time looking at and Read more...
I found the absolutely perfect Pronovius dress here! Everyone was very nice, allowed me to take my time looking at and trying on dresses, and when I found the one, were So excited for me! Two areas that were a little disappointing-- 1- the sample dress I had on fit me to a T but they were unwilling to discount it whatsoever for me to purchase that dress, even though it had been there for a few months. (this didn't seem to be the policy at the other boutiques I went to) and 2- when I asked some logistical questions about mermaid gowns, no one seemed to give me a straight up answer. Overall, great selection and very nice people! Read less
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Rachel
Wedding:
4/30/2016
5.0/5.0
Wonderful time with an amazing consultant, definitely would recommend to any future bride!
Wonderful time with an amazing consultant, definitely would recommend to any future bride!
Wonderful time with an amazing consultant, definitely would recommend to any future bride! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
I bought my wedding dress at Pure English earlier this year. The girls were so helpful in helping me to narrow down my choices. I loved their professional and personal input. I ordered my dress. It came in last month and I had my first "try on" - it was as beautiful as I remember. I found a few accessories to go with it and ordered them. I'll go back for my final fitting right before my wedding.
I bought my wedding dress at Pure English earlier this year. The girls were so helpful in helping me to narrow down my Read more...
I bought my wedding dress at Pure English earlier this year. The girls were so helpful in helping me to narrow down my choices. I loved their professional and personal input. I ordered my dress. It came in last month and I had my first "try on" - it was as beautiful as I remember. I found a few accessories to go with it and ordered them. I'll go back for my final fitting right before my wedding. Read less
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Elaine
Wedding:
4/9/2016
5.0/5.0
The single most compliment I received at my wedding was how beautiful my dress was. I am still so in love with my dress thanks to Pure English, Maya and Anzen! Maya is the owner and she made sure everything I needed for my wedding day attire was achieved. Anzen altered my dress to perfection and constantly provided support when I was stressed out. These ladies know what they are doing, and truly have the most gorgeous dresses to choose from. Go to Pure English, or any of her 4 other stores! I also got my bridesmaid's, mother's dress and earrings from Pure English. I was so happy with everything.
The single most compliment I received at my wedding was how beautiful my dress was. I am still so in love with my dress Read more...
The single most compliment I received at my wedding was how beautiful my dress was. I am still so in love with my dress thanks to Pure English, Maya and Anzen! Maya is the owner and she made sure everything I needed for my wedding day attire was achieved. Anzen altered my dress to perfection and constantly provided support when I was stressed out. These ladies know what they are doing, and truly have the most gorgeous dresses to choose from. Go to Pure English, or any of her 4 other stores! I also got my bridesmaid's, mother's dress and earrings from Pure English. I was so happy with everything. Read less
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Monica
Wedding:
10/24/2015
5.0/5.0
I went to four different dress stores in search of the perfect wedding dress (I like to be thorough). Pure English was by far the best of the bunch. Kate was amazing- she made me feel very comfortable (important for someone who is seeing you half naked!) and was very good at helping me figure out what I wanted and what I did not want in a dress. Pure English has the best selection of dresses that I've seen- I was able to try on way more dresses there than anywhere else. Most of the other stores had one or two dresses that I kind of liked after I had tried them on- there were four dresses at Pure English that I could have easily seen myself getting married in. It was difficult to narrow down!

The prices at Pure English do seem slightly higher than some other stores, but they do carry a range of prices and the gowns seem to be of a higher quality than elsewhere. Plus, the overall experience was the best I had at any of the shops I went to.

One of the things that we were initially really concerned about was getting my dress in and altered before my wedding in October. 6 months is kind of a short time frame, wedding-wise, and a different shop said that while they could get the dress in time, there was no way that they would have time to alter it in-house and I would just have to hope that an alterations person in the area would have time to do it (which was a really worrying prospect). Pure English, however, has assured us that they will be able to do the alterations in house with no problem. As Kate said, that's what they're there for- to help me get my dress and be ready for my wedding day.

I would absolutely recommend this store to anyone else (and Kate as well- I'm sure the other people who work there are fantastic, but she's the one I worked with and I really liked her)!
I went to four different dress stores in search of the perfect wedding dress (I like to be thorough). Pure English was by Read more...
I went to four different dress stores in search of the perfect wedding dress (I like to be thorough). Pure English was by far the best of the bunch. Kate was amazing- she made me feel very comfortable (important for someone who is seeing you half naked!) and was very good at helping me figure out what I wanted and what I did not want in a dress. Pure English has the best selection of dresses that I've seen- I was able to try on way more dresses there than anywhere else. Most of the other stores had one or two dresses that I kind of liked after I had tried them on- there were four dresses at Pure English that I could have easily seen myself getting married in. It was difficult to narrow down!

The prices at Pure English do seem slightly higher than some other stores, but they do carry a range of prices and the gowns seem to be of a higher quality than elsewhere. Plus, the overall experience was the best I had at any of the shops I went to.

One of the things that we were initially really concerned about was getting my dress in and altered before my wedding in October. 6 months is kind of a short time frame, wedding-wise, and a different shop said that while they could get the dress in time, there was no way that they would have time to alter it in-house and I would just have to hope that an alterations person in the area would have time to do it (which was a really worrying prospect). Pure English, however, has assured us that they will be able to do the alterations in house with no problem. As Kate said, that's what they're there for- to help me get my dress and be ready for my wedding day.

I would absolutely recommend this store to anyone else (and Kate as well- I'm sure the other people who work there are fantastic, but she's the one I worked with and I really liked her)! Read less
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Danielle
Wedding:
9/26/2015
3.8/5.0
Very pretty little shop. I thought they had some really nice dresses, and although I did not buy my dress here I though they attendant was nice and helpful. I did not however think the $75 fee to have an appointment was worth it - for just a glass of wine and the same level of service I received elsewhere I thought it was sort of silly. You can put the fee towards a dress but, I still felt it was unfair to charge me for just an hour appointment when they are the only vendor in town who does this, and plenty of other places gave me great service for free
Very pretty little shop. I thought they had some really nice dresses, and although I did not buy my dress here I though Read more...
Very pretty little shop. I thought they had some really nice dresses, and although I did not buy my dress here I though they attendant was nice and helpful. I did not however think the $75 fee to have an appointment was worth it - for just a glass of wine and the same level of service I received elsewhere I thought it was sort of silly. You can put the fee towards a dress but, I still felt it was unfair to charge me for just an hour appointment when they are the only vendor in town who does this, and plenty of other places gave me great service for free Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
I had fallen in love with a specific Hayley Paige dress, and when researching retailers in my area only two came up, Pure English and Nordstrom. Going through the website, I saw that Pure English was having a Hayley trunk show so I immediately called and book an appointment the weekend of. Heather and the rest of the girls were sweet and amazing. This upscale boutique definitely gives a bride-to-be that experience you see on tv. Champagne is even provided. I ordered my dress that day, got my trunk show discount, and picked it up six months later. I didn't use their seamstress for alterations as I live three hours away. But it was worth the drive. It may seem pricey, so I recommend to take advantage of their trunk shows.
I had fallen in love with a specific Hayley Paige dress, and when researching retailers in my area only two came up, Pure Read more...
I had fallen in love with a specific Hayley Paige dress, and when researching retailers in my area only two came up, Pure English and Nordstrom. Going through the website, I saw that Pure English was having a Hayley trunk show so I immediately called and book an appointment the weekend of. Heather and the rest of the girls were sweet and amazing. This upscale boutique definitely gives a bride-to-be that experience you see on tv. Champagne is even provided. I ordered my dress that day, got my trunk show discount, and picked it up six months later. I didn't use their seamstress for alterations as I live three hours away. But it was worth the drive. It may seem pricey, so I recommend to take advantage of their trunk shows. Read less
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Cynthia
Wedding:
9/5/2015
5.0/5.0
I honestly tried on 100 dresses before coming to Pure English Bridal and finding my Mikaella gown. It was absolutely beautiful, simple and elegant. After alterations, it fit me like a glove and confirmed that I made the right decision. The staff are super friendly and helpful and made dress shopping fun! I love how I felt in my gown on my wedding day!
I honestly tried on 100 dresses before coming to Pure English Bridal and finding my Mikaella gown. It was absolutely Read more...
I honestly tried on 100 dresses before coming to Pure English Bridal and finding my Mikaella gown. It was absolutely beautiful, simple and elegant. After alterations, it fit me like a glove and confirmed that I made the right decision. The staff are super friendly and helpful and made dress shopping fun! I love how I felt in my gown on my wedding day! Read less
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