What Brides Love
- Hand sewn
- made to order
- silk specialist
- unique embroidery and beadwork
About Anne Fontenoy Bridal Wear
Silk & lace bridal gowns, hand embroidered wedding dresses, bridesmaid dresses, veils & bridal bags, mother of the bride & groom dresses, ballgowns. occasion dresses, long & short bridal wear, exclusive dresses made to order in Tunbridge Wells Kent.
Hand sewn bridal gowns made in a home studio by Anne, designer of this brand of wedding gowns who also creates the paper patterns. She began making patterns as a teenager & set up in 1981 when people asked her to make her dress designs for them. Consultations by appointment only Monday to Saturday. If you reach the answerphone please leave a message and we will call you back as soon as possible.
In her collection: silk gowns, contemporary dresses, timeless dresses, classic bridal gowns, vintage style dresses & dresses that do not follow "trends". She also makes handpainted silk scarves, veils, bridal bags, brides Alice bands.
If you have discerning taste & want a wedding dress made of fine quality fabric, Anne’s dresses may interest you as she uses silk, cotton, linen, wool, quality synthetics. Silk or cotton laces, some mixed fibre lace especially English, Italian and French lace. Anne orders fabrics for her dresses from the trade who offer a very wide range of materials & colours. She can also have fabric dyed to order, or even woven to order.
Have a look during a visit at her sample wedding dresses that she can fine tune to your figure. View her photo & sketch portfolios of bridal wear, as well as drawings of necklines, sleeves, skirts etc. for inspiration for her to create you a unique dress: an original beaded dress? a bias cut wedding gown? Enjoy the creative process that begins with a working sketch & ends with you wearing the finished dress.