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Photoshoot at Knockdow House

Photoshoot time is when we get the opportunity to work with creative friends and show off our Wedding dresses. We spend time bouncing ideas off each other . We brought our Wedding Dresses along to Knockdow House and today I am are so excited to show you some of the gorgeous images taken by Jacqueline Anne Photography on our collaborative photoshoot here! By styling the photo shoot in a classic way and adding contemporary touches such as the strong colours we managed to keep it in a young and exciting vibe. The Florist Aoife McGregor Steering was steering away from the ever popular pastel tones. In the photoshoot she managed…

Wedding Dress Design in steely pink lace

The perfect wedding dress design, as described by Clarissa, all ideas she had created in her head, gave us some very good starting points to create a truly bespoke coloured wedding dress. We went on a big hunt for materials once decided, we couldn’t wait to get started!. A dusky lavender dress in a timeless style, to be worn in a Victorian Hunting lodge near Braemar. While choosing design details, such as the extremely flattering on bateau neckline, three-quarter-length sleeves,  Clarissa knew it was a wedding dress design she would feel beautiful in, furthermore would fit her design brief for the hunting lodge wedding theme….

Summer Wedding Dress for Wedding at Hopetoun House

 Wedding at Hopetoun House A lovely and beautiful bride asked us to make a Wedding dress for her planned wedding. Not only was it one of the most prestigious wedding venues in Scotland, it was also planned for the middle of the summer. Furthermore it was the most amazing collection of suppliers involved delivering their beautiful work to this wedding. So, it felt like a dream come true when Emma first contacted us, and while we were delighted to make her dress, it completed the job to also be asked to make her bridesmaids dresses. Making Emma a white guipure lace bodice with a corseted sweetheart neckline under, a…

Dress for Beautiful Santorini Wedding

Wedding Dress for Greece This summer we have had a lot of weddings abroad.  Laurin’s wedding dress to suit her beautiful Santorini wedding was one of those, we are so proud to share with you. Laurin and her now husband had chosen Santorini in Greece for their wedding destination.  The couple had a lot of guests, both friends and family, who all travelled out to celebrate with them. Such a wonderful experience for them all, and lovely that they all had a holiday in the sun, as well as attending a wedding. It’s so interesting for us, to be working with weddings in different venues and climates, which gives…

Azzedine Alaia RIP you great talented designer and man

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 own fashion brand. For his own brand he…

Lyn’s beautiful wedding in Gardone Riviera Italy

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 amazing holiday, I am so grateful…

Beautiful wedding in The Old Town and Dynamic Earth

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 work of you and your team. All our guests were in awe of the…

Summer Wedding at Dalmahoy

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 with hair and makeup. Sarah had…

Summer Wedding in The Old Town of Edinburgh

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 finished with lined all over in a Satin lining. We…

Zest for Wedding

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 crepe which and a soft silk satin for…

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