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Illusion neckline wedding dress with lace bodice and statement full skirt

Illusion neckline wedding dress with lace bodice and full silk skirt. Button back fastening and organza train the scalloped lace edging. Vanessa’s dress was truly a game of two halves, with a full, silk skirt to be supported from the waist and a delicate illusion neckline bodice above. I dyed the tulle to match her...

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Burnt orange silk, tea length bridesmaids dresses for Amanda

Modelled by Jenny, Zoe, Anna and Charlie Amanda commissioned four bridesmaid dresses and five cravats for her wedding. The princess line dresses had strapless sweet-heart necklines with a ‘ballet’ style gathered piece at centre front. They were made from a copper coloured silk-dupion with honey coloured tulle peeping out from the tea-length hem. An invisible...

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Pale blue silk tulle and sequin fairytale wedding dress for Keely

Keely commissioned a dress in layered blue and ivory tulle over shot taffeta with ruched detailing and subtle sequin highlights. Official photographs by www.simonhooleyphotography.co.uk Keely’s ethereal dress has a fitted and bond bodice with sweetheart neckline and tiny puffed tulle sleeves. The main dress is made from pale blue and gold shot taffeta, over layers...

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Cadbury purple silk bridesmaids 1950’s halter for Karen

Stunning 1950’s style bridesmaids dresses in ‘Cadbury’ purple with with black sashes and pretty butterfly detail. The dresses are all simple boned bodices with a ‘ballet pinch’ detail just below the sweetheart neckline. A halterneck is flattering and provided peace of mind to the wearer. The full circle skirts lie over netting skirts in bright...

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Elegant ivory silk dupion wedding dress with sleeves for Gerry

Gerry commissioned an elegant dress in ivory dupion with ruched bodice and off the shoulder sleeves. Official photographs by www.timelesspictures.co.uk Gerry’s dress was made with a fitted and boned bodice with ruched silk sweeping in a cross over design to one side. The sweetheart neckline flowed into the off the shoulder line around the top...

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Cafe silk and black lace corset fishtail wedding dress for Jessica

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Why does a shop bought wedding dress cost what it does?

Weddings are expensive but every penny in the price of a wedding dress ticket price is going to a person or to a service needed to bring the dress to you.?As with any area of life a discounted price will bring you a discounted level of quality and service. Though I now work in bespoke...

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Tea length pink and brown wedding dress and bolero for mature bride, Suzanne

Suzanne commissioned a pretty dress and bolero made up in taffeta and chiffon. The knee-length dress has a fitted and boned bodice with gentle sweet-heart shaped neckline and slim straps. The dress is made from shot taffeta (shot pink/green/ivory) with chocolate chiffon on top, the chiffon is ‘plaited’ down the front of the bodice and...

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Butterfly wing hand beaded ivory and aqua blue wedding dress for Katie

Butterfly wing dress with pale blue green edging and hand beading. Official Wedding pictures by www.katebellinger-photography.co.uk Simple ivory satin dress with sweetheart neckline and halter strap. The bias-cut skirt flows from the underbust line with silk georgette ‘wing’ panels laid over the top and extending onto the train at the back. The beading was all...

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Ethereal lace and chiffon cowl back wedding dress for Vicki

Vicki commissioned a dress in ivory soft satin and Georgette with a cowl back and hand appliqu?d lace. Official photographs by Vivien Woods A short video of Vikki’s dress being worn here: Vicki’s?Dress The dress has and empire line bodice, lightly boned with a sweetheart neckline and shaped straps. The skirt was made of layered...

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