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Abu Dhabi Treat

We have just returned from a flying visit to Abu Dhabi to attend THE most beautiful of weddings. It was a wonderful treat and incredibly interesting to be part of the family’s celebrations and traditions, which are so very different to our own. Only women attend weddings there, apart from … Read the rest


Material Girls

Charlotte and I have just spent a very happy few days on a fabric buying trip. This is where it all starts and we trawled through thousands (literally) of wonderful, as well as some less wonderful, fabrics. Luckily we both always agree on fabrics and are so telepathic that we … Read the rest

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Freezing Firenze

We have just returned from a very chilly visit to Florence where we were showing our wholesale customers our AW17 collection.

This time, for a change, we decided to show in a hotel rather than the main exhibition to make the appointments more relaxing and personal. We had a suite … Read the rest


Wishing you a very Merry Christmas

To all our lovely customers, the Nicki Macfarlane team wish you all a very happy Christmas and a peaceful New Year.

In the rush of early morning,
When the red burns through the gray,
And the wintry world lies waiting
For the glory of the day,
Then we hear a … Read the rest

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Designer Day in Hillsborough

The annual First Holy Communion dress search has started for many, so Charlotte and I headed for Hillsborough in Northern Ireland last weekend to meet some of Petticoat Lane Bridal Boutique’s small clients. Both days were fully booked and were delighted to have the opportunity to show our collection to … Read the rest


Railway Children

It’s that time again – the summer photoshoot. This time we headed for the enchanting Bucks Railway Centre near Aylesbury where they kindly allowed our large, but enthusiastic, team to use their incredible vintage steam trains and platforms to create some magical shots. For once everything worked in our favour … Read the rest


End of Season

We would like to draw your attention to the end of season section of our website. We have decided to keep this up permanently and will be updating it with new stock on a regular basis. There are some really good bargains to be found so it’s worth a look.… Read the rest

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Summer Sale Madness

Our summer sale is running from 2nd – 16th July offering huge discounts on a wide range of dresses.

Are you looking for a party dress for Christmas or Eid, or possibly a bridesmaid or First Holy Communion dress? There is a lot of choice for all occasions.

Pop into … Read the rest

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