Marianne Fashions celebrate their continuing success after showcasing new 2015 fashion collections - sponsored feature

Marianne Fashions celebrate their continuing success as proud partners for Chronicle and Gazette 2015 Dream Weddings competitions - sponsored feature

Summer 2015 New Condici Collection
Summer 2015 New Condici Collection

Established by Ann Carpenter more than 30 years ago, Marianne Fashions is celebrating its continued success in 2015 as a proud partner of the 2015 Dream Weddings competitions with the Evening Chronicle at Alnwick Castle and the Evening Gazette at Crathorne Hall.

At a recent high profile fashion show at Wynard Hall, Marianne fashions received warm praise after showcasing new 2015 collections from Ian Stuart, Condici and John Charles.

It is this commitment to supporting the local wedding scene and local fashion that has made Marianne Fashions such an established name in the North East.

Located in the lovely conservation village of Cleadon, Marianne Fashions recognises that a wedding is a big day for Mum as well. The mother of the bride is the traditional hostess of the wedding and her job is make sure the day goes as smooth as possible and of-course provide that much needed support to the bride!

With this in mind, Marianne Fashions is a must visit for the mother of the bride or the mother of the groom seeking the perfect outfit for their son or daughters wedding.

Handout from Marianne Fashions 2015 collection from Ian Stuart is now available at Marianne Fashions
2015 collection from Ian Stuart is now available at Marianne Fashions

Marianne is renowned for its personal service and attention to detail in providing the very best special occasion wear in a relaxed atmosphere.

For over 30 years, customers have received a warm welcome and a personal assistant who excels in taking you for a leisurely browse through hundreds of designs by all the leading occasion wear designers and if you wish, offer advice on style and colour to suit you best.

Ann is a qualified tailoress and offers a full alteration service if needed.

To match and complement your special occasion outfit, Marianne offers a beautiful collection of matching shoes and handbags and the essential special occasion hat. From the large statement hat or the more subtle fascinator, you can either hire or buy from a large selection.

Marianne's reputation and service keeps clients returning for subsequent weddings or special occasions and their recommendations are constantly made to friends and relatives. An impressive collection of customer comments and reviews can be found by visiting:

As well as mother of the bride and groom, Marianne Fashions also supply special occasion outfits for wedding guests, evening wear and holiday and cruise collections. They also cater for overseas weddings, which are becoming increasingly popular for wedding planners.

Ann is dedicated to providing the best customer service possible.“Because our location offers free parking and is convenient for the A1, A19 and Tyne Tunnel, we are easily accessed by car from a wide area. The shop is also open on Sunday from the beginning of January to the end of May because of high demand. This gives clients more time to make their selection” says Ann.

Handout from Marianne Fashions 2015 collection from John Charles is now in stock - Marianne Fashions
2015 collection from John Charles is now in stock - Marianne Fashions

Special occasion collections by Ian Stuart, Condici, John Charles and Linea Raffaelli are very popular and begin to arrive in-store each December with mid season collections arriving in May. These collections offer a superb choice of fabrics, colours and designs in sizes 10-26.

Marianne's also offer a collection aimed at the grandmother of the bride/groom. Special occasions are about not just looking special but feeling special. So why not let your special occasion start at Marianne's and see for yourself why customers have been using them for over 30 years.

Also open this bank holiday Monday 4th May, 2015.

For more information, call 0191 536 7310 or e-mail



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