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Floaty silk chiffon and diamante wedding dress for Alice

Alice commissioned a beautiful dress in layers of white chiffon with diamante detailing. The dress has a fitted and boned bodice with soft v-shaped neckline and invisible zip back closure. The waistline is decorated with a double loop of hand beading in Swarovski diamante stones with echoes scattered all down the train. The dress was...

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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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Green and gold waterfall-train lace wedding dress for Felicity (me!)

Having worked so much in ivory and white I decided to be bright and colourful on my own wedding day. My dress was made with a boned bodice in green silk with a gold lace overlay. The bodice has a pointed waistline, sweetheart neckline, shaped straps and a peplum at the back. The bodice fastened...

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Cafe silk and black lace corset fishtail wedding dress for Issey

Caffe-latte coloured silk and black lace wedding dress. Very tight laced corset beneath ruched fishtail dress, button back and hand appliqu? work. Photography by www.robbinsphotographic.com Issey’s dress has a sweet heart neckline on her boned bodice. The fit and flare skirt extends into a small train at the back. Black lace creates little cap sleeves,...

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

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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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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Ethereal lace and chiffon cowl back wedding dress for Vicki

Vicki commissioned a dress in ivory soft satin and Georgette with a cowl back and hand appliqu?d lace. Official photographs by Vivien Woods A short video of Vikki’s dress being worn here: Vicki’s?Dress The dress has and empire line bodice, lightly boned with a sweetheart neckline and shaped straps. The skirt was made of layered...

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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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Gold duchess silk satin and lace sleeve wedding dress for mature bride, Julia

Julia’s wedding venue was a grand stately home her dress needed to compliment this and her figure. So we designed this elegant dress made in gold silk duchess satin and rose gold lace. Official photography by?sophieduckworthphotography.com The dress has a fitted and boned bodice with a plunge neckline fading to narrow straps. Pleated fabric in...

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