Phone: 0116 236 3388
4 Cropston Rd, Anstey, Leicestershire, LE7 7BJ

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Meet the Team

SUSANNE 

How long have you worked at Bradgate Brides? 17 Years

What is your previous background? Ran a PR company in London

Your role within the Salon? Owner

A dream job for me would be? Besides having a bridal salon — To become a botanist!

Anything else we may wish to know about you? I won UK’s Miss Sunsilk competition in 1983

Favourite part of the job?  Having happy staff and even happier brides x

SUSAN

How long have you worked at Bradgate Brides? 12 years

What is your previous background? Customer liaison officer at Marks and Spencer, Training Officer, Admin officer at World of Motorhomes, Courier at White Arrow, Receptionist at an Opticians.

Your role within the Salon? Office Manager

A dream job for me would be? Travel Consultant

Anything else we may wish to know about you? Hoping to retire in the next 12 months and spend more time in US and Portugual.

Favourite part of the job? Meeting the brides who’s gowns I have ordered. Nice to put a face to a name.

JOANNE

How long have you worked at Bradgate Brides? 10 Years

What is your previous background? Worked at Sketchleys Dry Cleaners

Your role within the Salon? Senior Stylist and customer liaison

A dream job for me would be? To work in costume department dressing Poldark!

Anything else we may wish to know about you? I have never broken a bone in my body!

Favourite part of the job? To see the smile on the brides face when she finds her dream dress

LYNN

How long have you worked at Bradgate Brides? 3 Years

What is your previous background? T.A, with special needs students

Your role within the Salon? Stylist mostly bridesmaids

A dream job for me would be? Property development, from the build to landscape to interior design

Anything else we may wish to know about you? Trained as a bereavements councillor

Favourite part of the job? Helping the bride choose the right colour and dresses so all her Maids look and feel fantastic regardless of shape, size or age.

KAREN

How long have you worked at Bradgate Brides? 13 Years

What is your previous background? Mostly retail

Your role within the Salon? Receptionist / Stylist

A dream job for me would be? Park Ranger

Anything else we may wish to know about you? Play the piano… Badly

Favourite part of the job? Happy faces

ANGELA

How long have you worked at Bradgate Brides? 6 Years

What is your previous background? Teacher, Baker, Candlestick Maker

Your role within the Salon? Reception/outlet stylist and I look after the social media (so it’s me you chat to normally on FaceBook)  and I ensure the website images and pop-up news are all up to date for viewing.

A dream job for me would be? Living beside the sea, looking after all manner of rescued animals

Anything else we may wish to know about you? I have an A level in interior design & came 2nd in a graceful walking competition

Favourite part of the job? Getting all the ‘goss’ from the brides to be companions.

WENDY

How long have you worked at Bradgate Brides? 4 Years

What is your previous background? Worked in a bakery

Your role within the Salon? Bridal stylist and ‘Saturday’ salon manageress

A dream job for me would be? I’m doing it now

Anything else we may wish to know about you? I was Junior Miss Pontin when I was 9 back in 1965

Favourite part of the job? When the bride says she loves the gown she is wearing, I then know my job is done

BRENDA

How long have you worked at Bradgate Brides? 6 Years

What is your previous background? Worked as a school dinner lady, Kitchen Assistant

Your role within the Salon? Receptionist and stylist

A dream job for me would be? Hair and makeup artist

Anything else we may wish to know about you? Once won a holiday to Spain!

Favourite part of the job? Finding the right wedding gown for a bride and meeting new people

JESS

How long have you worked at Bradgate Brides? I have started at Bradgate Brides as a Saturday Job quite recently

What is your previous background? Thi is my first job, as I am currently studying for my GCSE’s at school

Your role within the Salon?  My role within the salon is to keep the dresses, veils, belts tidy and to work with all other stylists to ensure Brides to be, have a great time

A dream job for me would be? My dream job would be to own my own veterinary practice

Anything else we may wish to know about you? I enjoy walking my dogs and taking photos

Favourite part of the job? I like seeing brides faces light up when she has found ‘the’ dress