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Edwardian inspired lace and satin with rosebud trim wedding dress for mature bride, Barbara

Being an older bride does not mean you have to conform to anyone’s idea of how a ‘mature lady’ should dress and I love that Barbara lived her dream! Edwardian inspired dress made from duchess satin and beaded Guipure lace. The dress is trimmed with gathered lace flounces and groups of pink flowers. Made in...

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Burlesque Wedding Dress and Coat: Styled shoot in London

Creating a burlesque wedding dress for this fabulous shoot showcases everything I love most about my job. From time to time I collaborate with other wedding professionals on styled wedding photoshoots. This one took place in August 2016 in London with the theme ‘City Burlesque’. Our locations including the Duke of York steps on The...

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Pink silk halterneck dress and jacket with Swarvoski detail for Georgina

Georgina commissioned this glamorous dress and jacket for her daughter’s summer wedding in pink silk crepe with a fuchsia lining and Swarovski crystal embellishment. The slim fitting dress has a halter-neck neckline with choker style neckband, all hand embellished with Swarovski diamante stones and tiny bronze coloured pearls. A ruched panel from underbust to hip...

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Orange silk and lace vintage 1950’s wedding dress + groom’s ties for Rebecca

A beautiful 1950’s style wedding dress with delicate cream lace over Autumnal golden-orange silk. Photography by Gregg Brown,?www.greggbrownweddings.com? Rebecca’s dress has a fitted and boned bodice with a face framing collar and v-neckline. Long lace sleeves are finished with scalloped edging. The skirt is a tea length full circle over many layers of ivory netting,...

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Vintage Shell Pink Short Wedding Dress and Jacket for Angela

Wedding dress and jacket in oyster silk duchess satin and chantilly lace. Photography bywww.christellephoto.com Angela wanted a little old world glamour for her wedding so we created this vintage inspired ensemble in luxurious silk duchess satin and French cotton lace. The dress was a simple slimline shape to the knee with a pencil skirt and...

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old gold and blue silk dupion coat and dress for Irene, Mother of the Bride

Irene had very firm ideas about what she wanted to wear to her daughter’s wedding. The dress and coat ensemble was designed to take her from a cold January daytime to the black-tie evening party. The dress was made from old gold silk dupion, lined with silk satin. The boned bodice has a v-neckline front...

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Styled Shoot ‘City Burlesque’: behind the scenes on a photoshoot day

The dress needed to have a vintage, showgirl feel and be really sexy but still realistic as a bridal dress, not many people actually get married in a leotard and feathers! The wiggle skirt with a boned bodice hit all these marks showing off our lovely model, Vanessa?s curves and cinching her waist. I added a teal net petticoat that would show when the high/low hem moved and delicate gold lace detail with Swarovski crystals for showgirl glamour!

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