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Tag Archives: Lace

Vintage Wedding Dress Upcycle for Madelie

lace applique to customise wedding dress

Madalie came to me for a vintage wedding dress upcycle. She had her mother’s beautiful 1970’s wedding dress and she wanted to wear it, made anew, for her own wedding day. The dress Madalie brought to our consultation meeting wasn’t the right size or style for her modern wedding day. We agreed to unpick and...

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Cocktail wedding dress in pale blue and lace for Isabelle

pale blue cocktail wedding dress with scalloped lace overlay

I am a huge fan of wearing a bit of colour for your wedding, so this pale blue cocktail wedding dress hits all the right buttons! The dress has a cute, vintage, 1950’s wiggle dress vibe and suited Isabelle perfectly. Simple and sweet bridal mini-dress with tiered ivory lace skirt. Pale blue silk satin shows...

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Silver wedding dress: Tuscany Photoshoot Inspiration

bride at sunset in Italy wears wedding dress with sleeves

Neli and Neiko asked me for a dress for their rustic, Italian styled photoshoot. This silver wedding dress was designed with country weddings in mind. I used boho, elegant styling with a modern vintage vibe in mind when I designed in the dress. Silver Wedding Dress Design I made the dress from delicate antique silver,...

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Relaxed Pale Blush Wedding Dress for a Vegan Wedding

bespoke wedding dress for vegan bride in summer garden

Janna’s relaxed wedding dress was made to compliment her (mostly) vegan celebration that took place in a Devon on a perfect summer day. I made her a dress in layered pale pink tulle, delicate chantilly lace and vintage silk satin jacquard. The design was as relaxed and summery as the day Janna had planned. Wedding...

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Theatrical waterfall skirt wedding dress for Richelle

windswept wedding dress bride custom waterfall skirt

Richelle wanted a theatrical dress with interchangeable separates for her two part wedding in Scotland. I designed her a pink and silver waterfall skirt wedding dress in organza, silk and lace. Richelle found me by recommendation from a previous bride, the nicest way to know you’ve done a good job! Official photography by linaandtom A...

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Wedding Dress Trends 2020 for brides to be

understated-simple-alternative-wedding-trousers-split modest neckline

Some people think wedding dresses are timeless and don’t change as fast as other fashion, but this is not true at all. In all fashion cycles you get the fashion-forward styles, that are breaking new ground and bucking current convention.

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Downton Abbey Wedding dress: Country fete styled Photoshoot

ivory silk chiffon georgette downton abbey wedding dress

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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Classic modern low back chantilly lace wedding dress for Rikki

town city wedding bride ivory georgette

Rikki commissioned a simple, modern chantilly lace wedding dress. Her dress had a sweetheart bodice with lace overlay and lowback complimented by layered silk georgette for the full skirt and train. I made the dress with a lightly boned bodice in a classic sweetheart neckline that then swept low at the back. The whole bodice...

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

Embroidered wedding dress by Felicity Westmacott

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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Illusion neckline wedding dress with lace bodice and statement full skirt

corded lace illusion net lace bespoke wedding dress

Illusion neckline wedding dress with lace bodice and full silk skirt. Button back fastening and organza train the scalloped lace edging. Vanessa’s dress was truly a game of two halves, with a full, silk skirt to be supported from the waist and a delicate illusion neckline bodice above. I dyed the tulle to match her...

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