Posts from Felicity Westmacott

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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Informal midi kimono inspired pale gold silk wedding dress for Lou

Lou commissioned a simple Kimono style dress in soft sand-coloured silk satin to wear for her wedding day. This dress was worn for a wedding day but was made to an evening dress budget, and so was not lined. The dress has a high boat-neckline and is loose fitting but pulled in at the waist…

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Tea, Knee and Short Wedding dresses

Whether it’s a fifties flirt or a demure tea-gown, shorter dresses have had a real come-back recently and 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 of…

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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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Lace Wedding Dresses

Working with lace is one of my favourite aspects of wedding dress making. There are so many different types of lace, with evocative names; delicate ‘Chantilly’, bold ‘Guipure’, traditional ‘corded’ or modern ’embroidered’, to name but a few. I have more than 400 samples in my books from lace making regions all over the world….

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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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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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applique lace fishtail wedding dress and lace edge veil for Lauren

Lauren’s wedding dress was made from matt satin and hand embellished with delicate lace patterns Wedding pictures by Bumble and Brown The dress has a very fitted, princess line bodice, lightly boned and fastening with real buttons and loops at the back. The sweet heart neckline is complimented by a ballet-pinch detail creating a little…

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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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Traditional silk georgette and guipure lace wedding dress for Izzy

Izzy’s dress was created to be simple and flattering with pretty lace and butterfly detail. The main dress was cut princess line to float around her figure, lightly boned for support. The square neckline and cap sleeves were modest and feminine. Lace applique highlighted Izzy’s waist and the lace up back gave a detail focus…

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