Luxury British Bridal Wear

Made and designed in England


After 16 years, Lara B have decided to close their doors.

Lara the designer for the Lara B Couture collection has enjoyed serving and creating dresses for her brides over the years.

Unfortunately the Covid pandemic has added extra strain and her business plan for Lara B just couldn't continue.

Lara, who owns Martha V in Newmarket, will wind the business down in Martha V. All our brides have been notified. Although very sad, Lara feels this is the natural end to the business and closes with immense pride to have been able to work with amazing people and do it with passion and love of her job.

We have some dresses and accessories for sale, so please email to book an appointment to try these on.

Please email as normal for any enquiries. The premises will be vacated about Mid August 2021.




A premier boutique with designer wedding dresses, serving brides from Cambridge, Suffolk and Norfolk, for over 14 years.

Lara B, is a bridal design atelier, offering bespoke bridal gowns that stand us apart from the rest. We have ensured our personal service, passion and honest, expert advice matches the quality of our gowns. With a relaxed atmosphere and one-on-one appointment, brides and guests will have a stress free experience with us.

Exclusive to Lara B, our Lara B Couture collection offers over 200 dress options! Lara B Couture can give you a bespoke option for your dress. Mix and Match the perfect combination from our separates and design your own creation with our expertise. All made in the UK, as a single dress. Our range offers dresses from £1,800 – £2,500, so a range to suit many budgets. 


Our ranges are enhanced by complementary accessories, including veils and belts options.

As well as our bridal services, we also  design and make couture evening wear. Do you want to look spectacular at your event wearing a one off! Well get in contact and we can discuss your design. 

Based in the racing town of Newmarket, we are easily accessible from the A14, M11 and surrounding counties. We serve brides from Cambridgeshire, Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex and Hertfordshire. With excellent train links into Newmarket from London, why not make a day of it and enjoy great shops and places to eat.

Our Brides

To be a bride under Lara’s expertise, is a bride wanting to feel confident, be beautiful, and to make special memories. 

Lara and her team work to inspire and create with every individual. Understanding a bride takes time to listen and understand. Working to help create the dress to perfection in design, fit and execution is what matters most to us.

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Past, Present, and Future

Since opening in 2005, Lara B has gained a reputation in East Anglia for stocking unique gowns. Our very professional, friendly and honest service is why we come highly recommended.

Lara has a degree in fashion and textile design and has worked within the industry for over 20 years. She has worked with big High Street names designing lingerie in the past. Now she designs her own label Lara B Couture and hasn't looked back.

Lara B has always stocked designer gowns by well known designers. But recently, Lara felt inspired and ready to fulfill her dream of becoming a designer again. She saw a gap in the market, as brides were always saying they loved the top of one dress and the bottom of another.


Hence, the birth of 'Lara B Couture' happened in 2015. The range is built of separate tops and skirts to mix and match into a dress. With its bespoke service of atelier design, it's a truly special concept. After finding the right combinations for you, it will be made into a dress, right here in the UK. Some brides have a strong vision for their dress, and Lara can design and work with each bride, to create that bespoke one off dress!


"I have been overwhelmed by it's success and absolutely love working on new designs and working with so many brides who want real bespoke gowns. I am so excited for the future this collection has. I never really appreciated how special and unique this service would be when launching the collection. Brides love being able to create their own dress design using the separates, design changes with me if needed and they have a dress made into their choice, right here in the UK and very local to Newmarket." Lara Kinnett, 2018

We continue to operate an appointment-only basis, with one bride for each appointment. This enables us to give 100% of our expertise and knowledge to each individual bride. Lara and her trained staff help advise and create each bride's perfect dress. The collection has over 200 combinations to create a dress from. Mix and match the options and you will get your own personal gown! 


We look forward to seeing you in store very soon.

Lara and team X



By appointment only please

Temporarily closed!


The boutique is situated just off the High Street, near

the clock tower. We have a 3 hour stay car park about

200 yards from the boutique in Rous Road, so have your

£1 meter cost at the ready.

We are by appointment, so please email or call us to arrange a suitable time. We charge a small fee of £20 for all appointments, which is only refundable against a dress

purchased at the appointment. Please note our policy is 72 hour notice for any cancellations,  prior to your time slot, for a full refund. 



Temporarily only open on

Saturday's - 10am - 5pm

Please email out-of-hours and we will endeavour to answer

your enquiry or call the shop and leave a message on our

answer phone.


01638 561770

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