Cobbles and Curlers – a real Lancashire styled photoshoot

We have shared snippets of this shoot on our Facebook page and were super excited that Brides Up North featured this styled shoot, but we thought it was about time we had it on our own blog. We just LOVE how playful this shoot is. I don’t think we can call it wedding inspiration… who scrubs cobbles in their wedding dress? But I think it shows how easy our dresses are to wear if nothing else. Video by MoviArt FIlms We have known Zoie (Zoie Carter-Ingham) for a while and whenever we are together we always talk about organizing a shoot together. We’ve had several ideas, all very creative, yet time and availability have always kept our plans on the back burner. This summer however, when Zoie mentioned her idea for a very Lancashire shoot with a nod to the textile industry our towns are built on, we knew we had to run with it.  The shoot was set in a back street in Rishton; a row of terraces on one side and the empty shell of an old mill on the other. Zoie chose this street as it is reminiscent of so many mill towns in the area.  The Continue Reading →

Lisa and Dan’s Village Hall wedding

We knew, as soon as we met Lisa, that we would enjoy making her wedding dress and hearing about all the preparations on the run up to the wedding… the village hall, the bridesmaids gorgeous floral dresses, the hunt for shoes and excitement when she’d chosen her flowers. We were on the edge of our seats waiting for the first glimpses of her wedding to appear on Facebook and finally (if only virtually) meet this Dan we’d heard so much about. Kerry Woods was their photographer on the day and we have LOVED pouring over the images. Lisa and Dan look so happy! and all those gorgeous details! If you want to see more of Lisa and Dan’s wedding please hop over to Kerry Woods Photography to see her blog.

What to expect from our bespoke service…

Our Bespoke Service – What to expect For some of you the experience of having a hand in the creation of your dress has always been your dream, or perhaps you’ve searched high and low and just not found the perfect dress. Sometimes the only step forward is to have it made. We understand that it can also be daunting commissioning a dress to your exact wishes. So here is a guide to how we work and what to expect: If you have an idea of the perfect dress, but can’t find exactly what you want, then we will help you design your own dress. Whether it be simply bringing a picture of a celebrity on the red carpet for inspiration or combining lots of your favourite elements to make a completely unique design to your specification. Likewise, if you don’t know what you would like, or are uncertain what you want, we can discuss your likes and dislikes so that we can understand your tastes and develop ideas for you to think about. We have previously been asked to make copies of other designers’ dresses. While we will use your images as inspiration and these images will influence the Continue Reading →