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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 ...

June 4, 2016

Landmark wedding fair

We had the pleasure of being invited to exhibit at the Landmark Wedding Fair on Sunday 7th February 2016. The event showcased over 40+ wedding supplier. A day jam packed with wedding inspiration for couples planning their weddings. We told part in the bridal catwalk show which took place at 12 noon and 2pm. we have captured clips from the show in case you missed us!! The show was well attended and would would like to thank all the wonderful couples that stopped by our stand to say hello!!...

February 21, 2016

Wedding Show case at Hendon Hall Hotel

We were delighted to be invited to showcase our wedding dresses and accessories. At Hendon Hall Hotel on 10th January 2015. As part of the event we held a catwalk show featuring our wedding dresses and accessories....

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