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Ivory silk mikado wedding coat and lace dress for Catherine’s cathedral wedding

Catherine got married in Guildford Cathedral in December so her coat and dress ensemble worked perfectly for the weather and spectacular venue. Official photography by?taylormadeimagery Simple and elegant long wedding coat in ivory silk Mikado with slight lip and plunge v-neckline and criss-cross ribbon waist detail. The long sleeves with bell cuffs had real button...

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Art Deco silk and lace bias cut wedding dress for Katherine

A contemporary fusion of 1930’s and Victorian fantasy elements went into the design of Katherine’s wedding dress. Official photography by?Debs Ivelja The main dress was made of buttermilk coloured silk satin and ivory lace with subtle gold thread running through it. The bustle was made of silk chiffon in five subtle dusty-pastel colours and ivory...

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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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Antique silver lace and ivory silk wedding dress for Claire

Claire commissioned a light and elegant dress made in layered ivory silk dupion and organza with silver beaded lace applique. Official photographs by www.rubielovephotography.co.uk The main dress was made of ivory silk dupion with a fitted and boned bodice and sweetheart neckline. A layer of silk organza over the whole dress extended upwards to a...

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Ivory silk wedding dress with purple butterfly embroidery for Karen

Simple modern wedding dress in ivory silk dupion with contrast purple silk detail. Hand embroidered butterflies in silk thread and lace applique complete the picture. Karen also had a bridesmaids dresses made bespoke, see here for more pictures. Karen’s dress has a boned bodice with sweetheart neckline, trimmed in palest pink and silver floral lace...

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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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Blush and Grey Bridal Separates for Holly

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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Red and black corset Goth wedding dress for Faye

Faye commissioned an unusual dress in black and red duchess satin. The inspiration for the design came from a dress worn by a lady in one of her favourite music videos! Faye’s dress was created as a two piece, bodice and skirt but with several different ways the skirt and train could be worn to...

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Classic ivory silk and lace low back dress and veil for Charlie

Charlotte commissioned a dress in layered silk satin and Georgette with a dramatic low back filled with beaded lace. Official Wedding Pictures by Sarah McDonnell The dress has a fitted and boned bodice with a sweet heart neckline below a yoke of beaded lace. The back of the main dress plunges low but is filled...

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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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