About Us

The Lasting Impressions team is committed to providing the highest quality customer service and product with joy and gratefulness.

The Lasting Impressions Team

Leah Stevenson

Owner manager
Leah has owned Lasting Impressions since 2002 and has had an interest in fashion for many years. She was so young when she was first taught to sew that she cannot even remember learning.


Karen Bradshaw

Tailor, sales assistant, Stylist

Elaine Murray

Tailor, sales assistant

Letisha Stevenson

Social Media Manager, Assistant

Our story


The Lasting Impressions team is committed to providing the highest quality customer service and product with joy and gratefulness. 

We will apply ourselves in a manner consistent with our Culture and goals to ensure that every customer feels special and leaves the boutique happy that they took the time to come in and closer to knowing what to wear for their special occasion.

We will educate our customers on the best shapes for them and appropriate use of accessories in a fun but elegant environment.

We will not discriminate on appearance or budget but help all customers find an outfit that will leave a lasting impression.


Your wedding gown is often the most memorable garment that you will ever purchase. It does not matter what your size or budget the stylists at Lasting Impressions will offer you friendly and helpful advice as you search for your unique bridal style.

A style that flatters your figure and makes you look and feel confident and beautiful for your special day. We love to provide a relaxed atmosphere for brides and their wedding party and want you to feel comfortable popping in or calling to ask questions as you plan your day.

We do have a toy box so you are welcome to bring younger children with you. Lasting Impressions Bridal and Formal Wear showcase an outstanding range of simple, elegant and elaborate wedding gowns.

We can cater for the entire wedding party and the guests with and extensive range of bridesmaids, mother of bride/groom outfits, men’s suit hire, flowergirls dresses and pageboy suits, formal dresses, race wear and party dresses.

Some of our labels include Alfred Angelo, Crux, Jadore, Sonsie, Moir, Wendy-Ann and Layla Jones. A selection of exquisite bridal accessories is also available. For your convenience Lasting Impressions do offer Afterpay, generous layby terms and an in-house alterations service to ensure a beautiful fit.


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