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2017-12-06 01:45:00
So truly sad to hear of the passing of Azzdine Alaia.It is one of the designers I have followed as long as I can remember and always had great admiration for.He was born in Tunisia in 1940 and started his career path very early on (actually by lying about his age) as a sculptor, and he worked as an assistant for a dressmaker to pay his school fees. He worked for all the big fashion houses, Christian Dior (only briefly), Guy Laroche and Thierry Mugler, til 1980 where he set up is o...

  
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2017-11-12 12:22:00
Lyn and Walter had planned an amazing wedding ceremony and holiday with only the closest friends and family. It was a top secret and so exciting to be part of.Lyn was keen to get something light and airy as the wedding was at the height of Italian summer.She decided to go for a champagne coloured silk satin and a beaded champagne lace with sequins and pearls, she had a light silk chiffon overlay to her slip dress.Lyn's Daughter walked her down the aisle and they had a wonderful day and an amazin...

  
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2017-11-04 14:20:00
We were delighted to make Charlotte's bespoke wedding dress.We designed her a dress with a soft fish tail, in a duchesse satin with a soft polka dot mesh overlay. She had a chantilly lace jacket with a beaded scallop edges on sleeve and bodice hems.The really pale ivory colour and the softness, really worked well with Charlotte's beautiful colouring and sharp glossy hairstyle.Charlotte was such fun to work with. After the wedding Charlotte said: "Words cannot express how grateful I am for the wo...

  
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2017-10-18 13:20:00
Sarah came in to see me after having tried a lot of dresses on. She had ideas of what she wanted to wear but had not been able to find it in the shops.We looked at different shapes and fabrics, and Sarah chose a lovely zibeline skirt and a beaded Chantilly lace bodice with a crystal embellishment on the front on the belt.It as an absolute pleasure working with Sarah and dress her.Flowers by Fiona Halliburton did the lovely flowers, and Sarah was so lucky that her sister did a stunning job w...

  
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2017-10-15 05:40:00
Caroline had us recommended by one of our lovely customers we have been working with for years. It was such a pleasure meeting with her and hear her ideas for her wedding. She wanted something quite informal.We did a bit of playing around with different cuts and styles, and she settled for a dress with a panelled skirt in silk dupion with silk organza overlay. She then had a boned bodice with Guipure lace overlay. The dress had internal corset and buttons and loops at the back and beautifully fi...

  
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2017-10-11 01:04:00
For years I have watched Louise's beauty business Zest Skin Spa grow and develop, I have always admired her skills for having a business head and being a lovely person, both at the same time. So I was over the moon when she asked us to make her wedding dress for her.She had the shoes before the dress, an absolutely super lovely gift from the groom, and we made the dress to match these dream Valentino shoes.Louise had ideas of the cut of the dress. She chose a beautiful sand washed silk...

  
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2017-09-28 04:17:00
Beautiful fun, informal wedding at the atmospheric Physicians Hall.It was such a pleasure making Rimma's dress. The couple already had been together for years and have 2 lovely kids, so decided to spring the wedding surprise on friends and family.The groom was an important part of the design process, which was a lovely change for how we usually work.The wedding dress was made in a lovely guipure lace and a mikado skirt.We love the final look of the wedding and the very lovely photographs from Ge...

  
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2017-09-17 11:04:00
We are so happy to be working with Duncan Holmes Photography from this gorgeous photoshoot we collaborated on at the Ardgowan Estate.The style of the shoot was perfectly executed by the amazing Jacki Clark - Stylist.Beautiful headpieces and birdcage veils by Mairi Brunning Millinery were incorporated into the looks, which really suited the amazing hair and makeup by Caroline at Eternal Hair and Beauty.The bouquets and floral decorations created by Shona at Studio Flowers brought together th...

  
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2017-09-03 08:25:00
It was an absolute pleasure and honour making the confirmation dress for my gorgeous god daughter Caroline.I was there when she was baptised and made the little gown for that, and along the way in her upbringing so I was so happy to be asked if we wanted to make her dress for her confirmation.Caroline is interested in fashion and style and had specific ideas of what the dress should look like. We made some sketches for her, and sent her some samples of fabric and also some examples of handmade s...

  
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2017-07-26 01:58:00
Lisa organised a beautiful wedding in Las Vegas over many months.It was perfect, as it gave a small group of friends and family the opportunity for a holiday and for spending time together while the lovely couple got married.We were delighted to make Lisa's dress, it was a pure silk cowl neck dress with a crystal belt and internal lace up and buttons and loops at the back.Lisa also had a planner in Las Vegas, the planner was 702 Vegas Weddings, and they also took the photographs.Thank you 702 Ve...

  
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