Bespoke Wedding Dresses
Modelled by Amanda Santos
Photographed by Nic Skerten
Dawn in the making
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Something Old,Something new
Borrow a vintage brooch with gems to match your flowers
This is a brooch that belonged to my late Mother and matches perfectly with the Grape Hyacinths.
The Lace Coat and dress unadorned but still has a beautiful vintage charm about it .
The dress back view under the lace caot shows what is to come after the ceremony .
A close up of the revealing dress back view
The same dress with deatachable sleeves and train .
.........Something Blue ..............
Bridesmaids in Royal Blue Silk Chiffon over Dupion Silk with Ivory trimmed in blue binding full tulle petticoats.
Glyniss chose her favourite colour to wear for her wedding dress, and trimmed it with her husband's tartan .
This dress is made using british tweed for the bodice and a silk taffetta for the skirt, with chiffon for the bodice trim . Vintage lace is used to edge the bodice
Vintage Designs for a Modern Look
The" Clara" dress for a bit of Hollywood Glamour
" Clara " is made in 100% silk satin back crepe and Chantilly lace with vermicelli beading .
1930's Style Wedding Day Glamaour
This dress was inspired by Wallis Simpson . It is made in an Eau de Nil heavy crepe silk with a Pistachio lace overlay and self belt.
Would look wonderful as a wedding dress in an Ivory Silk Crepe and Lace as shown below
Inspired by the Gatsby Era this dress is made in heavy Silk Satin crepe with a detachable lace train
Vintage Style , Modern Design , Essentially English
Ivory Chantilly lace trumpet sleeve Bolero made to be worn over strapless gowns
Flower Girls and Bridesmaids
Myself as a bridesmaid in 1957.
My grandaughter in Silk Chiffon and Silk satin at her Uncle's wedding in New Zealand 2014.
2014 Summer bridesmaids in Ivory satin and chocolate brown .
Little Clementine .
Silk Dupion Child's Bridesmaids dress with Chiffon bodice overlay ,
embroidery embellishment and large sash tie.
Adult bridesmaids in Silk Dupion with Chiffon overlay .
Photos courtesy of James Appleton www.jamesappletonweddings.com
An English Wedding by Silk Rose
A selection of Bespoke Commissions