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6 hot short wedding dress trends we Love

We are taking a look today at our favorite short wedding dress trends. As civil ceremonies are on the rise and smaller wedding are becoming more popular due to the covid 19 pandemic brides are looking at alternative options for their big day!! Depending on the look and setting you are after we are going to share with you our all time favorites which will inspire you and give you an alternative look and style for your wedding dress. If you choose to opt for something less formal. ...

August 8, 2020

Hot styles for Elopement Weddings

On our blog today we are going to have a look at some hot styles we love for elopement weddings. We will explore some options for you brides considering having a small/ elopement style wedding. The looks and styles we feel will work well. Whether you decide on a registry civil ceremony or a beach wedding we will inspire you on some great options ...

July 22, 2020

Planning your wedding during Covid-19

As couples globally are facing the COVID -19 pandemic, taking the right actions and navigating this ever evolving scenario is proving to be challenging for many. Following the government announcement this week from the 4th July weddings & civil partnerships will be allowed to take place.  Guests of up to 30 people maximumThe wedding exception is for wedding ceremonies onlyLarge wedding receptions or parties are not to take pleaseWedding celebrations can only happen when following the guidan...

June 25, 2020

HOW TO WEAR YOUR RUFFLES ON YOUR WEDDING DRESS

Ruffles on your wedding dress is a big trend on wedding dresses. On our blog today we will show examples we love whereby ruffles have been used as a feature on your wedding dress. Ruffles can be used as little or as the much as possible on your wedding dress. We will show you how best to apply ruffles to your wedding dress....

May 28, 2020

Postponing your wedding during Covid 19

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May 15, 2020

5 Hot Bridal Trends Metalliac Styles

Metallic and sparkling fabrics are a hot trends, for brides . We have selected our absolute favourite looks and styles for brides. We will also show you how your can use this trend on your wedding day. Whether you choose a sparkling fabric for your ceremony dress. Whether you choose to wear sparkling fabrics for your rehearsal dinner/ engagement party or your evening reception look. We are able to create your ceremonial, evening or rehearsal look a traditional modern style.   ...

May 6, 2020

Summer Love at Chelsea Physic Gardens

Chelsea Physic Gardens is a hidden gem in the heart of London. Nestled behind walls and positioned close to the River Thames.  It provides the perfect backdrop for weddings its quite simply the ultimate garden venue.We decided to shoot here a while back with a team of wedding suppliers. The images and team details we will share below. We created three different looks which worked perfectly in the outdoor garden setting.If you are planning a small intimate outdoor wedding I would highly reco...

April 23, 2020

Wedding Shoes We Love

I personally love shoes, this blog post I'm about to do is sharing with you my absolute favourite styles, trends on the bridal scene. These wedding shoes are definite statement shoes and an investment. Whether you opt for a short wedding dress a Midi length or a full length bridal gown. This are the ultimate fashion statement. Here below are the bridal shoes we love !! ...

April 11, 2020

Cutaway Bridal Gowns we Love

Cut away bridal gowns are a hot trend for 2020, with off-the-shoulder lines, splits skirts and plunge bodice. These are body- revealing looks guaranteed to show off your best side!! For this look and style I have found bridal dresses that I believe show how best this trend works!! ...

March 23, 2020

Introducing my new bridal accessory collection!

Hi everyone! I’m really excited to share some new work with you – introducing my brand-new bridal accessory collection! I’ve recently worked on a photoshoot with the highly talented Rachel takes pictures and I’m absolutely thrilled with how the photographs have turned out. Bridal hairstylist Love hair by Lou & Make up by Makeupology Brides. In the beautiful setting of Carlton Terrace House This collection, new for 2020, is all based on a floral theme. Every item you see below has been ha...

January 27, 2020

Christmas proposal!? Congratulations! What now…?

Well firstly, Happy New Year from me! There could be any number of reasons you’re checking out this particular post as we kick off 2020, but I’d like to hazard a guess that at least some of you may have had an extra special Christmas this year... I wouldn’t be at all surprised if a handful of readers are taking a look at this while getting used to the feel of very shiny, very new engagement ring on their finger - Congratulations! Christmas and New Year’s are undoubtably the most popular ...

January 8, 2020

Winter Warmers – how to add some warmth to your winter wedding

So, you’ve bucked the trend and you’re going for a winter wedding. Welldone! I’ll let you into a secret – I absolutely love winter weddings! There’sjust something extra magical about those frosty mornings and the brightsunlight that comes with a cold, crisp beautiful winter’s day. And when it’s cold outside, the warmth of a wedding is felt all themore acutely. One thing’s for sure however, if you’re getting married in thewinter, the key to success is staying warm. Even the hard...

November 21, 2019

10 wedding dress trends for 2020 – part 2

Continuing from my last post, here we have the 2nd part ofmy top 10 wedding dress trends of 2020. Below is a rundown of what I think willbe taking the aisle by storm next year! 1. Asymmetric necklines For some things in life, symmetry matters. It’s quite important in maths and some laws of physics completely rely on it. Thankfully however, the same rules don’t apply in bridal couture. This is good, because asymmetrical necklines are proving extremely popular with brides at the moment. Sing...

October 16, 2019

Wedding Dress trends 2020

10 wedding dress trends for 2020 – part 1 For many, the summer season is winding up - the light changes, the days get chillier and the evenings draw in. For those of us in the wedding industry however, we’ve had one eye on 2020 for a while now. Every year has it’s “must have trends” and if you’re looking for some inspiration for next year’s wedding look, here’s my rundown of the top 10 styles walking down the aisle next summer – Part one! 1. High low hemlines This hemline is n...

September 25, 2019

While a stitch in time may save nine, some of life’s best things just take time

And a bespoke wedding dress is one of them… Last week, it was reported that the custom made Chloé bridal gown that Ellie Goulding wore at her star-studded wedding last month took 640 hours to make (with the veil apparently taking an additional 591 hours) While many people (or at least the journalist for that particular Metro article) baulked at this, I have to say, I’m not at all surprised. If you break this down, it’s the equivalent of one wedding dress designer, working on a dress ...

September 11, 2019

Real Bride Zara's London city chic wedding

Today guys, I’m going to showcase another of my fabulous Real Brides. This week, It’s Zara. Zara is a freelance hairstylist and co-founder of the amazing  Portraits Bridal Hair and Make-Up Agency. Seriously, if you’re a soon-to-be bride reading this and you’ve not yet found your hair stylist, check these guys out - their work is stunning. Zara and I have worked together before and I was over the moon when she approached me about designing a dress for her own wedding. Zara and her h...

August 23, 2019

Going bespoke vs off-the-peg…

Now for any cynics out there, I’ll be up front. Yes, I’m a bespoke wedding dress designer, and yes, I’d love it if everyone chose a bespoke wedding gown for their wedding. But I’m also realistic and I know that in some cases a bespoke gown is just not an option. Also don’t get me wrong, I know that there are definitely some absolutely stunning off-the-peg wedding to be found if you look hard enough. The purpose of this blog is to highlight the unique experience that comes with going d...

July 31, 2019

Real Bride Anneka’s story

featured one of my lovely clients, Anneka. Anneka had her dream wedding all planned out. Starting with a registry office ceremony on a chilly February day in London, before jetting off four days later to a sun-drenched beach wedding in beautiful Zanzibar. Anneka and I first met with over a year before her wedding day. She already had an idea of the silhouette she wanted and came armed with a Pinterest board full of inspiration. During our initial meeting we spent the time talking through the gen...

July 18, 2019

Calling all destination Brides - We’re in British Bride Magazine!!

Anyone who follows us on Instagram (@edmondsonbridalcouture) will have seen some sneak peeks already, but I’m so excited to say that a couple of my dresses have been featured in a 10 page spread in British Bride Magazine! This gorgeous feature was shot in Mexico and it’s absolutely packed with inspiration for any destination brides heading off to warmer climes. Brides who dream of bohemian vibes, sun drenched beaches, glistening seas, and relaxed villa venues. Inspiration for this shoot came...

July 3, 2019

5 Things to consider before you meet with your custom wedding dress designer

Of course, I’m delighted when a bride makes my studio their first port of call and has their initial design conversations with me. But, if you really want to get the most out of your visit, there are a few key considerations you can think about in advance that will really help the process and ultimately help us create your perfect bespoke wedding dress, just as you dreamed. ...

June 5, 2019

My top 10 west London wedding venues!

1.Chiswick House and Gardens A short 15 minute drive south from my Acton studio will take you to the beautiful Chiswick House and Gardens. The house itself is described as being one of the earliest and most beautiful Georgian buildings in the UK. Its Palladian architecture and romantic setting make it the perfect venue for a classic and elegant wedding. The gardens will suit a wide variety of wedding styles, with 65 acres ranging from classical courtyards, ponds and fountains to an enchanting 18...

May 22, 2019

The Queen's House

Kate Edmondson designs exclusive bridal wear that captures the very essence of each bride's personality. Her designs convey an effortless, contemporary beauty with a vintage inspiration. Each creation is perfectly matched with a self-assured, independent, elegant and romantic bride, full of joie de vivre. Every Kate Edmondson wedding dress is bespoke, totally tailored to the individual. The luxurious fabrics and materials are designed to float around the bride. We chose a timeless...

February 12, 2019

Exclusive Wedding Dress Design

Choosing from a wide range of fabrics to create an exclusive design that fits the bride's personality as well as her figure. This short video is a few seconds' glimpse into the creative process. Each dress that Kate Edmondson creates in her London studio is unique. Accessories are also available to complete the perfect ensemble.Contact Kate for your dream dress, for your perfect day....

January 30, 2019

Launching New Bridal Collection This Autumn

This season we are focusing on light weight wedding dresses & separates. These signature pieces will focus on the cut & fit along with luxury fabrics laces beaded trims. We have decided this season to add a selection of bridal wear separates. Brides will have the option to mix & match pieces to create their desired look. We have created classic skirts, A line , Full skirts, full length along with slinky slim line skirt options. Marrying a good selection of top options. Which i...

September 3, 2016

Kate Edmondson, Wedding Designer Featured in Creme da la bride magazine

We are excited to be featured in the new issue of Creme da la bride magazine with a lovely Boho Wedding Dress designed by me. Our dresses and wedding hair accessories graced the fashion pages of their magazine. We are pleased to share with you pictures taken at the recent shoot!! These beautiful images was taken by the talent Dayo Awe Hair & make up: by Grey Bella Stylist: Nana Orhurhu Model: NG Thompson Flowers: Miriam Faith Location: Porchester Hall Bayswater ...

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