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Category Archives: Bridesmaids and Flowergirls

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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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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Teal shot silk dupion and ivory beaded lace bridesmaids dresses for Nicola

Nicola’s daughter and niece were her two beautiful bridesmaids. With two very different ages and figures we created design elements that could be used to link the styles together. Both dresses are made from peacock blue silk dupion with a beaded lace back which creeps forward over the shoulders. Ellie’s dress was made in a...

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Navy blue silk dupion bridesmaid dress and flowergirl boleros for Catherine

Catherine’s cathedral wedding called for classic designs to compliment the grand setting. Her child bridesmaids wore bought dresses with bespoke boleros in midnight blue silk. Styled to match the bride’s wedding coat (also made by me) they had a slight lip around the neck and three quarter sleeves with a flared cuff. Official photography by?taylormadeimagery...

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Mint green bias cut satin bridesmaids dresses for Katherine

1930’s style bias cut bridesmaids dresses in soft peppermint satin. Criss-cross seaming, cowl necklines and necklace back detail. ?The bridesmaid dresses I made perfectly complimented the dress I’d made for the bride and suited the age and figure of both grown-up and teen. Official photography by?Debs Ivelja I also made Katherine’s wedding dress click here?to...

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Blue and gold shot taffeta v-neck bridesmaid dress for Lisa

Lisa was a bridesmaid for her friend who lives overseas. She was sent the beautiful duck-egg/gold shot?taffeta fabric and given free reign over her own dress design. The other bridesmaid’s dress was made up overseas?by a local dressmaker. Tea-length dress with v-neck and ruched cross-over bodice. The empire-line waist is trimmed with an inch wide?band...

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Mini-me Christening dress and Romper for family C

Tessa commissioned me to create two outfits for her daughters to wear for their baptism day, suitable to their ages, and using the fabric and styling details from her own wedding dress. This is a traditional use for a wedding dress after the big day and a really lovely way to make christening gowns very...

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Cadbury purple and silver bridesmaids and flowergirls with butterfly detail

Alice commissioned three fairytale dresses for her flower girls. Official Wedding pictures by www.laurencephotography.com The dresses each had simple bodices in silver silk satin and layered skirts in grey and white chiffon over gathered tulle. The skirt layers were cut and graduated in petals with tiny purple and white organza butterflies sewn with their wings...

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Yellow and ivory spring bridesmaids and flowergirls for Rachel

Rachel commissioned three silk and tulle dresses for her younger bridesmaids and two shop bought dresses were customised for her grown-up attendants. Official wedding pictures by Robert Lawler The two teen bridesmaids had v-neck ivory silk dupion bodices with wrap-over ruched detailing and a ruched sash. The younger girl had a simple round necked bodice...

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“Frost on the leaves” Autumn and Dip dye Photoshoot

From time to time I collaborate with other wedding professionals on styled wedding photoshoots. This one took place in November 2016 in leafy Surrey with the theme “Frost on the Leaves”. We wanted to explore the underrated beauty of the late English Autumn, a magical time of coloured leaves and silver frost. You can see...

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