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Silk and Chantilly lace wedding dress

A Cream Silk with Chantilly lace overlay was Holly’s dress choice for her wedding dress. Carefully chosen dress details The dress has long sleeves and a low back with a diamond neckline. The silk was a cream shade and the lace ivory. The two colours gave the dress more colour, and most importantly more texture. Holly’s dress choice is based on our popular Laerke dress.  Holly changed the dress to have long lace sleeves and she also changed the neckline at the back.  The result is striking and perfect for her early spring wedding. The wedding reception was held at the…

Destination Wedding Dress

Destination wedding dress, for a wedding on a beautiful sunny Greek Island. That was what Rania and Daniel had in mind for their wedding ceremony and reception. So, what is a destination Wedding Dress? Well, its a dress suitable for the climate and location. Rania’s dress had to be light, cool, relaxed, beautiful (well, obviously). We matched her requirements with a bespoke dress. Rania chose a lovely silk Satin and a light chantilly lace overlay on the bodice. She had an illusion neckline with guipure lace,  all the motifs were worked by hand and attached by hand, then they were…

Summer Wedding Outfit

A wedding outfit for a fun informal summer garden wedding was what Kirsty had plans for a  when she first came to see us. Kirsty wanted a relaxed outfit and she wanted to wear trousers. The final result really matched her vision perfectly. Kirsty had a heavy brocade boned bodice with little buttons down the back and lovely silk crepe trousers.  The bodice had a “train” in silk chiffon, which she could take off after the ceremony.  Both the train and the bodice had little buttons and so the train could go on, and come off again. Don’t you love…

Malaysian Wedding – Bride and Mother of the Bride

A stunning Malaysian wedding Jade and her husband are both Malaysian, and so decided to have Malaysian wedding celebrations in the UK and Kuala Lumpur. They both have studied and worked in the UK and so were delighted to invite their family over. After their Cambridge celebrations, they flew to Kuala Lumpur for a 3-day event where she wore her wedding dress, as well as beautiful traditional Malaysian dress. Jade and I shared a Pinterest board to exchange ideas, which was filled with western wedding dresses with oriental influences. Things such as kimono bows, etc. Her dress was made from crisp…

Elegant wedding dress for Highland Wedding

Fiona had a simple yet elegant wedding dress Sometimes, less is more! Especially with dresses such as this. Fiona’s dress was wonderfully simple. The dress had lovely clean lines, with a fitted and slightly structured bodice and a loosely fitted and flowing skirt.  The bodice had a high neckline and subtle lace overlay to add some texture. The skirt was plain pure silk crepe and with a full length with a train. Therefore, this made for a classic, elegant wedding dress. Around the waist, there was a beaded embellished belt which added a little extra sparkle. Fiona also wore a cathedral length…

New York Wedding in Guipure Lace

It’s always exciting to create dresses for weddings in other destinations, so when Michelle came to us for her dress for her New York wedding, we couldn’t wait to get started! It took two days to travel there in the snow chaos, but Michelle’s New York wedding was wonderful! She had a full-length dress, with a V-shaped neckline and back. The bodice was fitted, with a guipure lace overlay which created three-quarter length sleeves. The skirt of the dress was beautifully simple, it was French silk chiffon, plain and loosely fitting. Therefore, this gave it a soft, flowing feel which looked…

Wedding Dress for a friends beautiful daughter

When Sarah’s dad asked me to make her wedding dress, I was really excited. I have known Sarah for many years as I am friends with her dad, and so when I was asked to make her wedding dress I was really excited. The dress had a fitted bodice, with a sea pearl coloured lace overlay. The dress had a strapless sweetheart neckline, but the lace overlay created a V-shaped neck over this and long sleeves. This, therefore, gave the dress a lovely elegant feel to it. The skirt of the dress was a pale pink colour. It was loosely fitted with multiple…

Simple lace wedding dress

Elizabeth had a gorgeous simple lace wedding dress. Elizabeth had a simple lace wedding dress, and although it was simple it was stunning. Sea pearl coloured silk backed the dress, and the cool colours of the lace and the sea pearl really suited her skin tone. The dress had a simple silhouette, being fitted at the top with a straight skirt. It was full length, to just above the ankles and also had a small slit in the back. The bodice had a high neck, high back and long lace sleeves; this gave it a beautiful, elegant look. Their wedding…

Beautiful Tenerife destination wedding

Destination weddings are always exciting, so when Hazel mentioned her wedding was in Tenerife, we knew it would be great fun to make her dress! Hazel’s husband is from Tenerife, and so for their wedding, they decided to jet out to Tenerife. It was beautiful, and their family all flew out to have a lovely few days in the sunshine for their wedding. Hazel’s “dress” wasn’t quite a dress – she has two skirts and a bodice which she mixed and matched! This was a perfect idea for Tenerife, as it meant she could have the long, more traditional style…

hill chase wedding

Elsie’s wedding day started off with a hill chase! Elsie and Grant started their wedding day with a hill chase up their local hill. The perfect start to their day! Their venue was The Village Club in Strathblane and this was the perfect setting for their wedding. We loved making Elsie’s dress for her special day. It was made from ivory silk chiffon with a ruched bodice and a sweetheart neckline. It also had lace straps and a skimming full-length skirt with a long train. “I had no idea what style of dress I wanted other than white and long….

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