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What is GOWN?

GOWN Bridal Market is a curated edit of considered bridal design. Connecting independent designers with fashion-led bridal buyers. 

GOWN was formed by Kate Beavis of Magpie Wedding and Joanna Southwell, a Bridal Fashion Coach. The mission is to connect independent, considered bridal designers with fashion-led retailers through an interactive online platform. 


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How do I join GOWN?

Thank you for your interest in joining us! 


Designers: Membership is by application only. You can download the Designer Information Pack here.

Retailers: To connect with a designer please use the ‘Send a message to the designer’ function under the designer’s profile. You can also sign up for our Mailing List here and be the first to hear about new designers.


How much does a Designer Membership cost? 

For all the information about pricing, please download our Designer Information Pack here.



Is there going to be an in-person event during Bridal Week next year?

Yes! Keep your eyes peeled for more information coming soon. Be sure to follow us on Instagram for updates 



I have a question, who do I speak to?

Please send any questions to Joanna at  hello@joannasouthwell.com. She will look forward to speaking with you.


I am a member of the press, who do I speak to for more information?

Please send an email to Kate at kate@magpiewedding.com.