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Off the shoulder long sleeve silk and tulle wedding dress for Alison

Alison commissioned a soft floaty gown in silk satin and tulle. The dress was cut with simple princess seams and a fitted, lightly boned bodice with invisible zip back closure. The soft look was created through the use of many layers, two layers of soft ivory silk-tulle, soft ivory satin, an interlining for strength and then...

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Teal blue silk Flamenco inspired wedding dress for mature bride Liz

Made in teal shot silk Liz’s dress has a boned bodice with ruching to the hip and a wide off the shoulder neckline. The skirt falls in graduated tiers of waterfall frills. Hand appliqué of teal lace adds sparkle and texture to the neckline and skirt. Liz had shoes dyed and embellished with matching lace...

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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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Pale gold silk satin and ivory beaded lace wedding dress for Nicola

Simple and elegant dress made in pale gold, buttermilk, soft silk satin and ivory beaded lace. The dress has a fitted and softly boned bodice in layered silk and lace with the pretty scalloped edging used to soften the line of the waist. A v-neckline and integral inch wide straps are finished with a clean...

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Modern Classic beaded lace and silk georgette wedding dress for Sarah Louise

I made Sarah-Louise’s dress in Ruched silk georgette with a gentle fishtail flare. The lace over-bodice had scalloped edging and a button back. Official photographs by Sebastian Lomas The dress was made in two parts, a strapless underdress in ivory silk Georgette (a type of matt finish chiffon) and a removable beaded lace over-bodice. The...

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Sky blue silk satin wedding dress and long veil for Ailsa

Ailsa commissioned a dress in blue silk satin designed to flatter her petite figure. Official photographs by www.oxford-photography.co.uk The dress has a fitted and boned bodice with gentle sweetheart neckline and integral straps. Ruching over the bust is balanced above asymmetric draping on the bodice. The skirt hangs straight down from the hip line, flat in front with...

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Navy blue silk dupion bridesmaid dress and flowergirl boleros for Catherine

Catherine’s cathedral wedding called for classic designs to compliment the grand setting. Her child bridesmaids wore bought dresses with bespoke boleros in midnight blue silk. Styled to match the bride’s wedding coat (also made by me) they had a slight lip around the neck and three quarter sleeves with a flared cuff. Official photography by taylormadeimagery...

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Ivory silk mikado wedding coat and lace dress for Catherine’s cathedral wedding

Catherine got married in Guildford Cathedral in December so her coat and dress ensemble worked perfectly for the weather and spectacular venue. Official photography by taylormadeimagery Simple and elegant long wedding coat in ivory silk Mikado with slight lip and plunge v-neckline and criss-cross ribbon waist detail. The long sleeves with bell cuffs had real button...

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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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Mint green bias cut satin bridesmaids dresses for Katherine

1930’s style bias cut bridesmaids dresses in soft peppermint satin. Criss-cross seaming, cowl necklines and necklace back detail.  The bridesmaid dresses I made perfectly complimented the dress I’d made for the bride and suited the age and figure of both grown-up and teen. Official photography by Debs Ivelja I also made Katherine’s wedding dress click here to...

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