Mrs Verity Turner
I would like to share my wonderful experience on one day in the Spring of last year, when my partner and I stopped in Llanidloes, Mid Wales, briefly to look around the Town and to exercise our Dog. We had been away for a couple of days, two very wet days, and were on our way home. I was feeling very disheveled after having been soaked through several times over the last couple of days. Another reason I had suggested stopping in Llanidloes was because I had recently seen an advertisement in a Wedding Brochure about a Shop in Llanidloes which stocked Occasion wear outfits and everything one could need for ‘that special day’. So leaving my husband- to-be and Dylan to continue with their walk, I stepped into the only dress shop I could find and found this to be the shop I was looking for, L’Armoire!
I began to look along rails of beautiful designs and colourful outfits but couldn’t really see anything that I felt would be suitable for my forthcoming wedding a few months later. Whilst I was quietly browsing, an assistant enquired if she could help me? I replied I was looking for an outfit for a Wedding, my Wedding! I explained how important it was to me to find ‘that perfect outfit’ I so needed! The assistant, Myra immediately led me to the back of the shop where I was amazed to see even more beautiful outfits! Myra reached over to one of the rails and pulled out the most beautiful Ivory Lace Dress. She informed me it was the only one they had like it, and a size 12 – my size! Absolutely stunning! I was shown a couple of other dresses but I felt nothing was as beautiful as the Ivory Lace Dress!
I must mention that I was going to be an older Bride (early 60’s) and up to that day, had thought I would have difficulty finding the right outfit for my mature years and shape! And the price was a little more than I had budgeted for, but looking at this Stunning Dress, I quickly decided I couldn’t put a price on such an important event!
Myra encouraged me to try the dress on. I walked into the changing room feeling very scruffy with my damp clothes and wet walking boots, but in a very short time and with help, I had the dress on. She then went to find matching Shoes and Clutch Bag, then Pearl Necklace and Pearl Bracelet, all so beautiful and so perfect, and Myra helped to put these on. When I stepped out of the changing room, all 3 assistants in the room were so friendly and all agreed that the dress was a perfect fit and ‘made for me’! And I couldn’t believe that was me when I looked in the full length Mirror! Myra reached for a Fascinator I admired on the Hat Stand and placed this on my head. Wow, this just got better and better! The girls in the shop were so friendly and complimentary and made me feel very special with their kind words. And I just knew this was the outfit intended for my Big Day! I also knew I would not find anything better or have so much help in choosing the right outfit as I did from Myra, Laura & Polly in L’Armoire in Llanidloes. I had also been given, without any charge, the perfect pair of tights and just the right colour to complete the outfit. Such kindness. This had been such an amazing experience and I could not believe how lucky I was to have walked into that shop and not only had everything I would need for my Wedding, but had also been made to feel so special! Nothing had been too much trouble.
I really do feel that our Wonderful day last October was even more special because of all the help I received on that day in the Spring to find the right outfit. I had wanted to be the best I could be, and felt this had been achieved ! A Huge Thank You to you All!