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Burnt orange silk, tea length bridesmaids dresses for Amanda

Modelled by Jenny, Zoe, Anna and Charlie Amanda commissioned four bridesmaid dresses and five cravats for her wedding. The princess line dresses had strapless sweet-heart necklines with a ‘ballet’ style gathered piece at centre front. They were made from a copper coloured silk-dupion with honey coloured tulle peeping out from the tea-length hem. An invisible…

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Cadbury purple silk bridesmaids 1950’s halter for Karen

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

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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Rose pink fit and flare wedding dress with lace overlay for Clare

Clare wanted something pretty but not too ‘wedding’ for her special day. 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 for the design. Clare’s dress was made in rose pink duchess-satin with a fitted and boned bodice with…

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

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 and silver…

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Teal shot silk dupion and ivory beaded lace bridesmaids dresses for Nicola

Nicola’s daughter and niece were her two beautiful bridesmaids. With two very different ages and figures we created design elements that could be used to link the styles together. Both dresses are made from peacock blue silk dupion with a beaded lace back which creeps forward over the shoulders. Ellie’s dress was made in a…

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

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 layered…

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Blue and gold shot taffeta v-neck bridesmaid dress for Lisa

Lisa was a bridesmaid for her friend who lives overseas. She was sent the beautiful duck-egg/gold shot taffeta fabric and given free reign over her own dress design. The other bridesmaid’s dress was made up overseas by a local dressmaker. Tea-length dress with v-neck and ruched cross-over bodice. The empire-line waist is trimmed with an inch wide band…

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Royal blue silk and lace fit and flare dress for Victoria

Victoria commissioned this stunning dress in royal blue silk dupion and lace. The fit and flare dress was lightly boned with ruching from underbust to an asymmetric line under the hip. The fitted bodice had a sweetheart neckline and was covered in scrolling lace which was also used for the three quarter length sleeves. Above,…

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