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Tag Archives: tea-length

Tudor wedding dress in red velvet – alternative wedding dress Surrey

alternative wedding dress tufor inspired red velvet fit and flare skirt

Tracey wanted a Tudor inspired wedding dress with a modern twist for her wedding at the Tudor period hotel, Langshott Manor. I love designing alternative wedding dresses so this was a lovely project. The two piece ensemble made in deep red silk velvet has a firmly boned bodice cut in a ‘Tudor’ style with a...

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Burnt orange bridesmaid dress for Amanda in silk dupion

tea length tulle petticoat 1950's bridesmaid dress orange silk

Modelled by Jenny, Zoe, Anna and Charlie Amanda commissioned a custom orange bridesmaid dress for each of her four bridesmaids and five cravats for the groomsmen. The princess line dresses had strapless sweet-heart necklines with a ‘ballet’ style gathered piece at centre front. Each orange bridesmaid dress was made from a copper coloured silk-dupion with...

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Cadbury purple silk bridesmaids 1950’s halter for Karen

coloured net petticoat bridesmaid dress purple silk

Stunning 1950’s style bridesmaids dresses in ‘Cadbury’ purple with with black sashes and pretty butterfly detail. The dresses are all simple boned bodices with a ‘ballet pinch’ detail just below the sweetheart neckline. A halterneck is flattering and provided peace of mind to the wearer. The full circle skirts lie over netting skirts in bright...

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

knee length informal wedding dress with shrug made to measure

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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Informal Wedding Dress in Rose Pink and Lace for Registry Office Wedding

champagne with the groom rose pink informal wedding dress

Clare wanted something pretty but informal and not too ‘wedding’ for her special day. She knew from the start that a rose pink informal wedding dress was the way forward. She brought a skirt she loved to her design consultation with gorgeous little godet flare inserts at the back which we used as a basis...

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1950’s white taffeta and diamante detail wedding dress and short veil for Aine

seaside bride white wedding dress made to measure

Aine commissioned a 1950’s style wedding dress made up in white taffeta. Wedding photography by Michael Dillon The dress has a fitted and boned bodice with square shaped neckline and invisible zip back closure. The flared, knee length skirt has soft white tulle peeking out below. Both the waistline and neckline are decorated with white...

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Burlesque Wedding Dress and Coat: Styled shoot in London

summer city wedding bridal style crossover coat with collar

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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Orange wedding dress with ivory sequin lace, 1950’s tea length for Clare

waterside bride orange wedding dress

Clare commissioned a flamboyant 1950’s style dress made in burnt orange satin and ivory chiffon with beaded lace and tulle for her Florida wedding. Official wedding photographs by www.gingermidgett.com The fitted and well boned bodice had a sweetheart neckline framed with straps that narrowed on the shoulder. The bodice was made in burnt orange satin...

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Tea length, Knee and Short Wedding dresses

candler 10 1950's knee short midi tea length wedding dress bespoke

Whether it’s a fifties flirt or a demure tea-length wedding dress, shorter dresses have had a real come-back recently. It makes a change from always dealing with full length and trains! Here is a selection of dresses I have made where the bride has opted to show off her pretty ankles – or more! Examples...

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

london eye photoshoot early morning light

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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