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Plus size reception dress with stars for Melissa

Melissa had already found her wedding dress so came to me to have a reception dress made for later in the day. I designed her a plus size reception dress with stars on the tulle skirt Melissa wanted a reception dress she could dance in and have fun. I designed a v-neck bodice with narrow...

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Silk Ties and hankies for Alice’s Groom

Alice commissioned custom silver silk ties and matching hankies for her groom, his best man and ushers. I made the ties in a modern style, from the same silver silk satin as the bridesmaids sashes. Handkerchiefs to match completed the ensemble. Making Bespoke Ties Ties are made ‘cut on the bias’ which means they are...

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Diamante belt wedding dress for Alice

Alice’s beautiful diamante belt wedding dress was made in layers of white chiffon with hand beaded detailing. I made Alice’s dress with a fitted and boned bodice. I designed a soft v-shaped neckline and invisible zip back closure. Her waistline is decorated with a double loop of hand beading in Swarovski diamante stones. Then we...

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Tudor wedding dress in red velvet – alternative wedding dress Surrey

Tracey wanted a Tudor inspired wedding dress with a modern twist for her wedding at the Tudor period hotel, Langshott Manor. I love designing alternative wedding dresses so this was a lovely project. The two piece ensemble made in deep red silk velvet has a firmly boned bodice cut in a ‘Tudor’ style with a...

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Cocktail wedding dress in pale blue and lace for Isabelle

I am a huge fan of wearing a bit of colour for your wedding, so this pale blue cocktail wedding dress hits all the right buttons! The dress has a cute, vintage, 1950’s wiggle dress vibe and suited Isabelle perfectly. Simple and sweet bridal mini-dress with tiered ivory lace skirt. Pale blue silk satin shows...

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Wedding dress designer London – Long sleeve top for Danielle

Danielle needed my help as a wedding dress designer near London to create her a custom long sleeve bodice that would fit perfectly over her wedding dress. Danielle’s wedding dress was beautiful even just ‘off the peg’ but it needed a little something extra to create a bit of drama on her wedding day. Working...

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Victorian Wedding Dress in Pale Blue Silk for Eleanor

Eleanor commissioned a beautiful Victorian wedding dress in palest blue embroidered silk dupion. I designed Eleanor’s dress using a mixture of historical sources as inspiration. Tudor, 18th century and Victorian corsetry came together to create a dress that flattered her petite but curvy figure. I made Eleanor’s dress with a fitted and boned bodice and...

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Traditional 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 christening gown for their baby girl and an 18th century style waistcoat, cravat and trousers for their little boy. Traditional Christening Gown with long skirt The family decided...

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Silver wedding dress: Tuscany Photoshoot Inspiration

Neli and Neiko asked me for a dress for their rustic, Italian styled photoshoot. This silver wedding dress was designed with country weddings in mind. I used boho, elegant styling with a modern vintage vibe in mind when I designed in the dress. Silver Wedding Dress Design I made the dress from delicate antique silver,...

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Halloween Wedding Dress in Las Vegas

Gorgeous Ellie was married in Vegas on Halloween and her dress was a wonderful mixture of fifties shape, modern styling and subtle Halloween detail.

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