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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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Downton Abbey Wedding dress: Country fete styled Photoshoot

Our photoshoot with elegant Downton Abbey vibes and breezy summer colours made this August wedding day the perfect country fete styled wedding.

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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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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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Teal blue silk Flamenco inspired wedding dress for mature bride Liz

Made in teal shot silk Liz’s dress has a boned bodice with ruching to the hip and a wide off the shoulder neckline. The skirt falls in graduated tiers of waterfall frills. Hand appliqu? of teal lace adds sparkle and texture to the neckline and skirt. Liz had shoes dyed and embellished with matching lace...

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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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Sky blue silk satin wedding dress and long veil for Ailsa

Ailsa commissioned a dress in blue silk satin designed to flatter her petite figure. Official photographs by?www.oxford-photography.co.uk The dress has a fitted and boned bodice with gentle sweetheart neckline and integral straps. Ruching over the bust?is balanced above asymmetric draping on the bodice. The skirt hangs straight down from the hip line, flat in front?with...

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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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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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Royal blue silk and lace fit and flare dress for Victoria

Victoria commissioned this stunning dress in royal blue silk dupion and lace. The fit and flare dress was lightly boned with ruching from underbust to an asymmetric line under the hip. The fitted bodice had a sweetheart neckline and was covered in scrolling lace which was also used for the three quarter length sleeves. Above,...

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