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Jenny Packham Collection Launch At Frances Day Bridal

Jenny Packham Collection Launch at Frances Day Bridal

The stunning Frances Day Bridal boutique in Southwell is the only stockist in the East Midlands for the sought after collections of Jenny Packham. Over the weekend (17th - 19th) Frances Day Bridal launched the Jenny Packham 2018 collection event. Alongside the gowns already stocked in the boutique, for one weekend only they had a selection of other gowns from the collection. It was a weekend for brides to indulge in the luxury bridal label and find their perfect dress in this beautiful boutique. Buckinghams were invited to the launch of this fabulous weekend event, and we couldn't resist taking…

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Galia Lahav | Fall/Winter 2017/18 Collection

Galia Lahav | Fall/Winter 2017/18 Collection

The GALA No. 5 Collection GALA by Galia Lahav are the first ready to wear collections by renowned worldwide designer. Lahav's exquisite, extravagant custom-made haute couture wedding gowns, introduced GALA, luxury prêt-à-porter collections for the fashionable modern bride who lives for the latest trends but craves classic, graceful elegance. The Fall/Winter 2017/18 collection is out now after months of hard work, Galia Lahav are thrilled to announce the launch of their newest GALA line, collection No. 5, which was presented at NYC Bridal Market this month. Consistent with the newest Couture line, Florence by Night, GALA No. 5 sought to continue the…

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Le Jardin | Ian Stuart 2018 Collection

Le Jardin | Ian Stuart 2018 Collection

‘Le Jardin!’

A celebration of nature by the world’s most inspiring artist.

 

Ian Stuart creates a style of gown that cannot be found in any other bridal wear label. His couture draping techniques, use of colour, texture, unusual appliques, tonal embroideries and stunning laces create an aesthetic that is both unconventional and undeniably beautiful.

For his 2018 collection, Ian has focused on capturing themes of nature within his designs. Weaving together beautiful butterflies, multi-coloured flowers, Japanese cherry blossom lace, scattered petals, waterfall textures and cascading roses.  This collection is a reflection of the perfect beauty found within the natural world.

Also celebrating the artistic talents of man, Ian has studied the techniques of the traditional Japanese kimono and obi, mixing fabrics and wrapping them around the body, creating a delicately textured look that is fresh, exciting and extremely flattering.  Ever inspired by his favourite era, Ian has paid particular attention to the dramatic draping of 1950’s designer Charles James and reimagined his heavenly style for the modern bride.

‘I am not tied to trends, only beauty’ is Ian’s heartfelt message; designing for that breath-taking moment when a bride is first laid eyes upon and not for the latest fashion trend.

We are certain that ‘Le Jardin’ will take your breath away, and remind you what it’s like to fall in love with a wedding dress …

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Chantal Mallett | Bridal Couture | Paris In The Springtime

Chantal Mallett | Bridal Couture | Paris In The Springtime

Paris in the Springtime | Modern Deities

Couture bridalwear designer Chantal Mallett has been creating beautiful, show-stopping bridal gowns for over 20 years. Starting her company in her early 20’s, Chantal’s signature style, both then and now fuses period corsetry with modern design; creating fashion forward looks and future classics. Championing real couture, Chantal works one to one with brides on their design & choice of colour, materials & finish to create their own, one of a kind creation. She is famous for her silhouettes & originality, couture workmanship and premium finish.

Paris is the first design from the latest collection: Modern Deities. Created in tulle, the A-symmetric, sculpted corset features tulle draping and a single, detachable shoulder strap embellished with dramatic, oversized bows. The frothy waterfall, panelled tulle skirt has an unbelievable thirty two meters around the hem.

The shoot was at a private residence in Notting Hill that Chantal went hunting for when in London earlier this year; having seen the location on Instagram repeatedly last year being posted when the wisteria was in flower.

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Afina London Bridal Swimwear

Afina London Bridal Swimwear

Afina London are about to launch something truly fascinating, first of its kind Bridal Couture Swimwear Range. The line was created for newlywed brides and is perfect for Honeymoon vacation.

Conceived and designed in London, Afina swimwear are meticulously crafted and hand-finished by highly skilled British artisans. Made from only the finest Italian fabrics and 24 Carat Gold Plated accessories, sourced in Paris.

Being inspired by worldly lifestyle and passion for travel, Afina London wanted to bring fresh perspective to swimwear and create wearable, yet bold statement-making pieces. The mission is to provide exclusive swimwear crafted from the finest materials with utmost attention to details. Afina’s Debut Collection was launched in January 2017 at The Lingerie Edit London.

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