Monday, 3 September 2012

Laced With Love Bespoke Bridal Service

Now that Laced With Love is settled in the new studio, we are able to take on bespoke orders and have customers visit for design appointments and fittings.

The beauty of getting a bespoke dress made is that you can have the perfect dress created for you, in your choice of fabric, colour, cut and also add an extra details that you can't get with a standard shop bought dress.

I was recently asked to create a 50's style bridal gown for Laura - an alternative bride. The bride wanted a dress that would cover her back, which is something she was struggling to find in other boutiques.

Laura was looking for an ankle length dress with a blue underskirt peeking out under the dress to add a flash of colour and compliment her gorgeous quirky wedding shoes - printed with ice-creams!

Taking into account all of the requirements - an off white/ivory dress which is high at the back, waist cinching and not too full on the skirt here is the finished dress design. It may be hard to tell from the photo but the dress has a peek of blue tulle showing under the dress, which gave a flash of colour as the bride walked.

The dress has a delicious golden coloured sash to bring out the sparkle in the shoes, and a subtle flash of blue underskirt. The bodice is made from a gorgeous corded lace to cover the brides back and has 27 fabric covered buttons to give an elegant vintage look.

As a thankyou, I also made Laura a bespoke garter out of the spare tulle from her underskirt.

Laura was over the moon with her dress and garter and made a stunning bride.