Wedding Dresses

Archive for November, 2019

Women Supporting Each Other

Here is a little piece about 4 women who came together to work and supporting each other: Once in a while, like a lunar eclipse or a blue moon, a dynamic shift occurs. Two forces join together. Combined, they have the potential to create an exciting change. Freja Designer Dressmaking, based in Edinburgh is a women-run business and Vows Wedding Gown Awards Finalist. Shelley Grierson, a Ms Great Britain Finalist for 2019/2020 teamed up recently with the Freja team. They wanted to work together, on raising the profile of women in business, and in particular within the fashion and beauty…

Bohemian Style Bride

Bohemian Style Bride Bohemian style bride was what the beautiful Katie had in mind. With lots of ideas on a soft modern wedding. Going for beautiful silks for a wrap-over style skirt gave a soft luxurious feel. She then picked a lovely polka dot mesh with stunning beaded embellishment. The combination gives a bohemian look. We then LOVE how she teamed the dress with vivid colored shoes and a bespoke headdress from Rene Walrus. Rene Walrus  is the designer and maker of the headdress. She works from her Edinburgh studio and we are the sole stockist of the exclusive handmade…

Touch of Tartan

Touch of Tartan was the theme of this stunning wedding. We love a challenge and Claire asked us to make her a bespoke wedding jumpsuit. We both wanted a contemporary look with the trousers, but also retain traditional elements, of a traditional wedding dress.  And then, we wanted the tartan, but just a touch of it. Claire went for a silk crepe as the trouser fabric, this drapes and looks soft and feminine. Then we had a strapless bodice with a sweetheart neckline with boning and structure to give a great shape. Then a lovely heavily beaded and sequinned lace…

Soft Mermaid Wedding Dress

Soft Mermaid Wedding Dress, is how I would describe Eilidh’s dress. But there is much more to it! Eilidh had different ideas when we first met to discuss dress. She wanted a bespoke dress with a specific neckline and long big fan out train and very pale ivory colour. But she had specific requirements too, as she was getting married in France at the height of summer and really didn’t want to be too hot. So we looked at it together and sourced some lovely heavy crepe, with a really heavy drape. The fabric worked really well. Eilidh wanted a…

Crisp Silk Wedding Dress

crisp silk wedding dress

Crisp silk wedding dress for a beautiful May Bride. The classic silk wedding dresses from the 50es is the inspiration for this bride’s stylish outfit. We made Hannah’s crisp silk wedding dress in beautiful  Ivory Dupion silk.  We made the skirt with a big Box Pleated skirt with a boned bodice and SweetHeart neckline. The dress fastened on the back with silk buttons and loops. We made Hannah 2 different belts, one for the daytime in silk with and a little buckle. In the evening she went all out and had a wide crystal embellished crystal belt. I am an…

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