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- Specialist in silks
- Made to order
- Silk wedding dresses
- Unique embroidery and beadwork
- Lace specialist
- Hand sewn
- one to one appointments
- bespoke one-offs
- original dress designs
About Anne Fontenoy Bridal Wear Designer
Made to order handsewn wedding dresses, bridesmaid & mother of the bride dresses. Choose a dress from Anne's designs or she can design a dress for you in silk, lace or natural fibres. Veils, bags & headbands made to order. Alterations undertaken.
Open by appointment only. Anne has over 30 years of experience designing dresses She works from a home base. When you visit you can look through a collection of sample hand made dresses: wedding dresses, ballgowns, evening gowns, short dresses, day dresses.
There are lots of photos of dresses Anne has designed that you can look at during an appointment, also sketches of dress, skirt, neckline & sleeve ideas to use as inspiration for her to design you a unique bridal gown, for which she creates all the dress patterns.
She has swatches of materials from trade fabric suppliers to show you including large ranges of silks. She can also order lace, tulle, cotton, wool and fancy fabrics. If she does not have swatches she can order them for you to look at. Some fabric companies can dye or weave to order to create a really unique fabric.
Anne works across a wide range of styles: contemporary bridal gowns or classic silk wedding dresses, vintage inspired wedding wedding dresses & dresses that do not follow "trends". Boho wedding gowns or dresses for a civil ceremony. She also makes handpainted silk scarves, veils, bridal bags, and padded/embellished hair bands.
She has some one off clothes for sale as well as handpainted silk scarves, pochette bags, hair bows and padded hairbands. View these during an appointment or on her website if you like to buy online.
In one of the rooms there is a spacious screened off private changing area and there is free parking outside.
Pricing info shown in the listing summary:
Starting price is for a short, lined silk shift dress, higher price is for a hand embroidered or beaded gown. Price typical is average price for a dress somewhere between a short shift dress and a hand embellished gown.