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Gap, GapKids & GapBaby

Gap, GapKids and BabyGap at Banbury’s Castle Quay.

 

Founded in San Francisco in 1969, Gap has become a leading global brand and first opened its doors in the UK in 1987, being the first store outside of the United States. It is a popular retailer for fashion for all ages: men, women, children and babies, and GapKids is specifically aimed at kids with style. Striving to be ‘one of the world’s greatest places to work’, they have won many awards for fashion and business, including seven times winner of Ethisphere Magazine’s World’s Most Ethical Company.

 

Their Story

In 1969, Don Fisher couldn’t find a pair of jeans to fit him. So what did he do? He opened his own store with his wife Doris. The name, ‘Gap’ referred to the ‘generation gap’, which was a term popular in the 60s for describing the differences between people of the younger and older generations. The Fishers’ aim was to create a brand that responded to customers’ needs with integrity and creativity, and that was committed to ethical practices and philanthropic work. They had no idea that the brand would become such a successful, world-wide company. GapKids was first opened in 1986, and has become a popular choice for children’s fashions.

 

Did you know…?

When they first opened in 1969 a pair of jeans cost around $7. There are about ten miles of their storefront windows around the world. They employ around 136,000 people globally. In 2004 they established a Clean Water Program to monitor the wastewater discharge in the denim laundries. Another programme they introduced is PACE (Personal Advancement, Career Enhancement), which helps to empower female workers in India and Sri Lanka.

 

The Banbury store

In Gap Banbury you will find all the usual high quality clothes, accessories and personal care items that make this store a leading global brand.

Where to find us?

In the Castle Quay Shopping Centre, next to the Market Place.

Banbury Bridal

Where the dream begins …

Banbury Bridal, formerly Wedding Belles of Banbury, have been supplying Bridal and Bridesmaids Gowns to customers from both in and around Banbury for over 25 years.  At Wedding Belles we believe that choosing a wedding dress should be an enjoyable, stress-free experience.

We aim to make you feel special, and to make sure that you have the perfect dress for the perfect day.  Our caring and welcoming staff will attend to you personally to help you find the right gown for you, giving us the reputation as Banbury’s friendliest wedding boutique.

Whether you want sophisticated or romantic, simple or dramatic, we are experts in finding the right wedding dress for you in our pleasant, relaxed atmosphere, seven days a week.  If necessary, we will also make alterations while you wait.

Not only that, but with the cost of the average wedding well into five figures, our competitive prices will take some of the stress out of the preparations. We have a wide range of collections from new season designer to off the peg bridal gowns, so any bride can find the dress of her dreams at a price within her budget.  With over 400 designer gowns in stock, our many suppliers include Maggie Sottero, Alfred Angelo, Classique for Brides and Romantica of Devon, ensuring styles to suit all tastes.  We also cover a wide range of sizes from 8 to 32.

To finish off your look, we also have a wide selection of accessories, including veils, headdresses and designer shoes from Katz and Rainbow Club.

Gowns for every occasion

Is your wedding taking place in a unique setting?  Perhaps a tropical beach, a country house or on board ship?  Or will it be a winter wedding?  Whatever the setting or the weather, we can supply the perfect gown for the occasion, again in a wide range of sizes and styles.

Banbury Bridal Gown

Bridal gowns, bridesmaids, evening and prom dresses

As well as bridal gowns for weddings, our evening and prom dresses are perfect for that special occasion such as New Years Eve or dinner party.

Maggie Sottero, Alfred Angelo and many more

Visit our website to see a preview of some of our latest wedding dresses by Alfred Angelo, Maggie Sottero, Romantica, Opulence and Pure. Here you can also see some of the testimonials from satisfied customers, all of whom have remarked on our friendly and helpful service as well as our excellent range of prices and styles.

If you have a wedding coming up, be sure to visit us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for the latest promotions, forthcoming events and all things weddings, so you can be sure to take advantage of any sales and perhaps find a gown from as little as £150.

 

Contact info

Phone 01295 254621
Opening hours 9am – 5pm Monday to Wednesday ; 9.30am – 5pm Thursday ; 9.00am – 5pm Friday & Saturday ; 11am – 3pm Sunday
Email Enquiries@BanburyBridal.com
Website http://www.banbury-bridal-boutique.co.uk/