Wedding Dresses

Archive for December, 2011

Soft Lace, Silk Crepe and the stunning Signet Library

When Rebecca came to see me she had allready been round a few wedding dress shops, and thougth what she wanted wasn’t exactly there for her to buy. We talked about her wedding and it was supposed to be a small affair at the Signet Library with stunning food from Heritage Portfolio. The shape she would like to replicate from an evening dress, she had worn a before, and she loved the shape of, was the shape we created on her. The dress she liked was a soft dress without boning and structure. Rebecca couldn’t get the dress simple enough. But…

RIP wonderful, talented Lesage

It was such sad news to recieve this week that Francois Lesage had passed away. Francois Lesage ran the very famous embroidery house in Paris, which has provided embroidery for decades for the most exclusive Couture houses such as  Dior, Givenchy, Balenciaga and Christian Lacroix. Lesage ran his workshop till his death and had nearly 50 embrioderers working there. Jobs could require up to  500 hours of work,  like the famous Jean Paul Gaultier’s evening dress from 1998 collection, Leopard Evening dress in taffeta and embroidery required close to 500 hours in embroidery alone. Amazing and stunning work.   Lesage was in 2002 bought…

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