Handsewn couture lace & silk bridal gowns, hand embroidered wedding dresses, bridesmaid dresses, veils & bridal bags, mother of the bride & groom outfits, bridesmaids, ballgowns. occasion dresses, made to measure & handmade in Tunbridge Wells, Kent.
Anne designs and makes her gowns from a small home studio so consultations are by appointment only. You may reach the answerphone if you call but please leave a message and Anne will call you back or more likely 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 has a particular interest in designing dresses that are not specifically “fashionable” but which are classic dresses & gowns inspired by bygone eras and contemporary 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 specialises in designing embroidery, beadwork and hand painting for clothes and scarves and also designs veils, bags and headdresses.