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Relaxed Pale Blush Wedding Dress for a Vegan Wedding

Janna’s relaxed wedding dress was made to compliment her (mostly) vegan celebration that took place in a Devon on a perfect summer day. I made her a dress in layered pale pink tulle, delicate chantilly lace and vintage silk satin jacquard. The design was as relaxed and summery as the day Janna had planned. Official...

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Your Wedding Dress and Coronavirus

Your dress and your health are not comparable but are both very important to me. In light of the developing situation I have worked out a way to accommodate everyone’s needs. I want you to feel confident and supported whether you choose to defer or go ahead with a wedding in this time of crisis...

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Theatrical waterfall skirt wedding dress for Richelle

Richelle wanted a theatrical dress with interchangeable separates for her two part wedding in Scotland. I designed her a pink and silver waterfall skirt wedding dress in organza, silk and lace. Richelle found me by recommendation from a previous bride, the nicest way to know you’ve done a good job! Official photography by linaandtom A...

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Vintage Restyle Maternity Wedding Dress for Sophie

Sophie and I worked to restyle her Grandmother’s vintage wedding dress into a relaxed maternity wedding dress for a modern boho bride. The original vintage wedding dress Sophie’s wedding dress story is too perfect for words. At her first consultation she brought me the top of her Grandmother’s wedding suit. An exquisite creation in quite...

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Wedding Dress Trends 2020 for brides to be

Some people think wedding dresses are timeless and don’t change as fast as other fashion, but this is not true at all. In all fashion cycles you get the fashion-forward styles, that are breaking new ground and bucking current convention.

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Christening Gown and Waistcoat for family S

I was privileged to be asked to make two christening ensembles for Family S. We used fabrics left over from Mummy’s wedding dress to create a traditional ‘long gown’ for their baby girl and an 18th century style waistcoat, cravat and trousers for their little boy. Two pictures of the wedding dress originally made by?Wendy...

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Brides, dress to please yourself, not others.

You will love your dress but no one else will love it as much as you do. Don?t compromise on anything to please others.

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Classic modern low back chantilly lace wedding dress for Rikki

Rikki commissioned a simple, modern wedding dress. Her dress had a sweetheart bodice with lace overlay and lowback complimented by layered silk georgette for the full skirt and train. Official photography by?balancephotographyweddings.com A lightly boned bodice with a classic sweetheart neckline swept low at the back. The whole bodice was covered with delicate chantilly lace...

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