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Category Archives: Informal wedding dresses

Indian Fusion Wedding Dress with Latkan Photoshoot

ivory wedding top with latkan open back

Just before lockdowns began in 2020 I created an Indian Fusion wedding dress for a photoshoot with a London team of suppliers. We wanted to create inspiration for the many mixed culture weddings being planned in the UK. I showcased my fusion wedding dress design skills with an ensemble of ivory silk top, skirt and...

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Plus size reception dress with stars for Melissa

bride in ivory plus size reception dress with her sister

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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Relaxed Pale Blush Wedding Dress for a Vegan Wedding

bespoke wedding dress for vegan bride in summer garden

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. Wedding...

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

knee length informal wedding dress with shrug made to measure

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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Informal Wedding Dress in Rose Pink and Lace for Registry Office Wedding

champagne with the groom rose pink informal wedding dress

Clare wanted something pretty but informal and not too ‘wedding’ for her special day. She knew from the start that a rose pink informal wedding dress was the way forward. She brought a skirt she loved to her design consultation with gorgeous little godet flare inserts at the back which we used as a basis...

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Blush and Grey Bridal Separates for Holly

Case 3 London wedding two peice simple understated top and circle skirt

Holly commissioned a modern and romantic two piece ensemble in dove grey and blush pink. Wedding pictures by Andy Wright The sleeveless boatneck top is made from pale pink matt crepe-silk. The waterfall back detail reveals the shiny satin side of the fabric in alternate flashes. Cut to just skim the feature waistband of the...

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Informal midi kimono inspired pale gold silk wedding dress for Lou

lou 1 informal kimono inspired short pale gold silk wedding dress

Lou commissioned a simple Kimono style dress in soft sand-coloured silk satin to wear for her wedding day. This dress was worn for a wedding day but was made to an evening dress budget, and so was not lined. The dress has a high boat-neckline and is loose fitting but pulled in at the waist...

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