Our Story


Why the name Queen Bee?

Because of course every beautiful bride is Queen Bee for the day!

But also because I am keen to support and give back, this is not just a dream or a business venture, it’s an opportunity to do more.

The future of the planet is in our hands, and the declining bee population is something that is close to my heart, so £10 of every dress sold in our boutique will be gifted to The Bumblebee Conservation Trust for ongoing research, preservation and educational work with schools.

Our Vision

The world of retail and consumerism is changing, customers are more aware of ethical and conscientious buying. You have more choice, maybe you don’t want to spend a large part of your budget on a new dress, and if that’s the case then we believe passionately that less money should not mean less special.

Or perhaps you just prefer the idea of giving a beautiful dress a second chance. Whatever your reason for buying a preloved or sample dress, we are here to spoil you and to make sure that you enjoy every moment of your visit.

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