Silk and lace bridal gowns, hand embroidered wedding dresses, bridesmaid dresses, veils & bridal bags, mother of the bride & groom outfits, bridesmaids, ballgowns. occasion dresses, hand made exclusive designs made to measure in Tunbridge Wells Kent.
Anne Fontenoy designs and makes gowns from a small home studio. Consultations are by appointment only. If you reach the answerphone please leave a message and Anne will call you back or if possible she will intercept the call to speak to you about your dress.
She creates wedding suits & short wedding dresses, bias cut silk wedding dresses & lace bridal gowns; elaborate silk bridal gowns, ball gowns, dresses for bridesmaids, mother of the bride/groom.
She designs dresses in contemporary style as well as styles that are not specifically “fashionable”. Classic dresses & gowns inspired by bygone eras and modern style.
At an appointment you can view a collection of gowns and dresses which Anne has designed, long and short.
She also has photographic portfolios & sketches of her dress designs & different styles for necklines, sleeves, skirts etc for inspiration.
Anne specialises in working with silks & other natural fibres such as cotton, linen & wool & she also designs using quality synthetics, & laces some of which are silk or cotton although some are mixed fibres, including the best quality French, Italian and English lace. Anne orders the fabrics for her dresses from trade suppliers who offer a very wide range of fabrics & colours & she can also have fabric dyed to order and some can even be woven to order.
She designs embroidery, beadwork and hand painting for clothes and scarves as well as veils, bags and headdresses. Some ready made to buy on folksy.com