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Guipure lace, illusion back and fishtail wedding dress for Ayesha

Stunning dress in winter white duchess satin and bold guipure lace. The bodice was built on skin coloured illusion tulle netting with an open back and plunging front neckline. A simple fitted fishtail skirt with dramatic round train balanced the detail above. Official photography by DSVisuals Ayesha’s bodice had beaded guipure-lace hand appliquéd onto a...

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Blush pink illusion back wedding dress for Alexandra

Palest blush satin with ivory organza and tulle layered on top. This commission was lots of fun as the bride is a designer herself and really only wanted me for the labour, all the design was her own! Alexandra also did all the lace and beading work herself, on a spectacular dress that I created...

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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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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 higher...

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Burlesque City Wedding Photoshoot: Cadbury Purple Wedding coat and ivory silk tea dress

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’.  Locations included the Duke if York steps on The Mall, Admiralty Arch, Horse Guards Parade and Brick Lane. I designed a knee length dress in ivory duchess...

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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 appliqué 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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Pink silk halterneck dress and jacket with Swarvoski detail for Georgina

Georgina commissioned this glamorous dress and jacket for her daughter’s summer wedding in pink silk crepe with a fuchsia lining and Swarovski crystal embellishment. The slim fitting dress has a halter-neck neckline with choker style neckband, all hand embellished with Swarovski diamante stones and tiny bronze coloured pearls. A ruched panel from underbust to hip...

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Green Velvet Dress and Silk Wrap for Susan

Susan asked me to make her this classic dress in stunning forest green velvet. The dramatic plunge back and colourful embellishment contrasts with the understated and simple elegance of the front. Official photographs by Feather & Birch Photography The dress was cut princess line, knee length with boat neckline at the front. Susan opted for bloused...

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Mini-me Christening dress and Romper for family C

Tessa commissioned me to create two outfits for her daughters to wear for their baptism day, suitable to their ages, and using the fabric and styling details from her own wedding dress. This is a traditional use for a wedding dress after the big day and a really lovely way to make christening gowns very...

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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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