Whilst Victoria isn’t busy managing RS Bridal Collection and being available to brides 24/7, find out what books she likes to read, how she imagines her own wedding dress and what makes brides say YES to their RS Bridal Dress!
Name : Victoria
Business: RS Bridal Collection / Honeymoon Suite Holidays
Position in company : Manager
Nature of business : Bridal Gowns/ Honeymoons
Regions you cover : Leicestershire/Nottinghamshire (anywhere)
Contact number : 07565891019
Facebook link : RS Bridal Collection
RS Bridal Collection, Melton Mowbray
Tell us something about your background:
The boutique is 3 years old
How did you get into this type of business?
I applied for hundreds of jobs and fell into this amazing industry!
What makes your business different to others in your field?
We are 24/7 customer service focused, I speak to brides at 7am and 10pm quite often!
What do you love most about what you do?
Being involved in the most important day of a woman’s life and seeing how happy I make people on a daily basis, it’ s such an amazing feeling.
Does the responsibility of your job ever scare you?
The pressure makes me work even harder to achieve perfection for my customers.
How much contact do you have with a couple before their wedding day?
It all depends on the bride, usually quite a lot as we build up lovey relationships and I like to know that they are 100% happy with everything before the big day.
What’s your price range?
The Outlet starts at around £300. New season are £900-£3000
How do couples pay you?
Deposits, in full or by instalments, we’re very flexible as we understand budget plays a huge part in making the dream day.
Do you have a cancellation policy for couple’s peace of mind?
Every dress is made to order so understandably, it’s a no refund policy.
If you could work a celebrity wedding who’s would it be? (past or present)
Oh without a doubt a Royal wedding, prince Harry’s will be a show stopper I’m sure!!
BEHIND THE SCENES
What do you do to unwind?
Shopping makes everything better!
I’m a big foodie so it’s hard to pick a favourite- Anything Italian with lots of desserts!
White. (very bridal)
Either Champagne or G&T
Dogs or cats?
Who is your favourite super hero?
Thor- Is he a super hero?!
Favourite holiday destination?
Dubai, Sun, sea and city all in one!
Chocolate Caramel Digestives
I have too many to choose, I am obsessed with my Giuseppe Zanottis though.
F. Scott Fitzgerald
What are you reading at the moment?
Fluent Spanish in 1 week (It’s been 2 weeks and I’m not fluent yet!) & Giovanni’s Room
Which is your favourite Quality Street?
All of the caramel and toffees!
Coke or Pepsi?
Do you like Marmite?
Most famous person you’ve ever met?
Christine Dando the owner of the shop on Say Yes To The Dress!
Choose 4 people you’d like to have dinner with?
David Attenborough, Herve Moreau, Anna Wintour & a NASA astronaut with lots of secrets! I think these 4 people would have lots of interesting stories to tell!
Absolutely MUST HAVE at your wedding?
A million gazillion flowers (everywhere!!!) and a train longer than the aisle!
If you weren’t doing what you do now, what would you be doing?
Possibly interior design or something along the creative lines, I have far too much energy and passion to be sitting at a desk all day!
What can brides expect from your business if they choose you for their wedding?
A dress more beautiful than any other and a friendly personal service available to them 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Nothing is too much for our customers and we truly will do anything it takes to make their day perfect!
What advice do you have for brides looking to find a supplier in your category?
Don’t settle or compromise on any element of the dress, there is something perfect for everyone, don’t be too quick to say yes under pressure.
What questions should brides ask suppliers in your category before booking them?
Lead times & price range
Would you like to offer something special for Buckinghams readers?
5% off for all Buckinghams readers!