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Summer Garden Wedding inspired shoot

Kew is pretty gorgeous in the summer, and we wanted to show a little bit of that in this styled shoot with the vibe of a relaxed garden wedding.  Our lovely neighbours let us use their garden as a location, and Johanna Pedrick made a bouquet using seasonal blooms to match the flowers in the garden.  Kirsty Mackenzie's natural, chilled out photography style fitted in perfectly with this theme.  Lovely Tracey is our natural boho beauty, showing how its all about the woman wearing the dress, not the dress wearing the woman -- in Albi, Valence and Carbonne.

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Ophelia - Styled shoot by Braid and Bloom

The talents behind Braid & Bloom created this beautiful styled shoot based on the character of Ophelia. Inspired by the works of Arthur Hughes and John William Waterhouse, they created ethereal and feminine bridal looks with a dreamy art-like quality. We contributed the Beaumont dress and the Carbonne dress. Here are some of my favourite images from the shoot. See the full shoot on Want that Wedding blog.Photography: Rebecca Searle PhotographyStyling - Braid and Bloom Dresses & Veil - Francis Bridal Flowers - The Bloomery Makeup - Blue Vanilla Beauty Hair - Wild Rose Hair & Treats4hair Flower crown - Wild Rose HairFine jewellery - Harrington Brookshaw & Strange of London  

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Hair accessories for 2017 brides

So you've found your perfect wedding dress, how are you going to do your hair?  Worn with a veil, or on their own, hair vines, haloes, crowns and pins are the perfect way to complete your outfit and individualise your look.  These designer-makers work from the heart.  Each piece is made by hand and unique - what more could you want? AmaroqAmaroq Designs are inspired by the guardian of forest and night, the namesake great wolf Amaroq and embody his wild soul and unshakeable confidence. From a background in fine art and designing for a vaudeville cirque, designer Kate Thompson has created a collection of raw beauty that fuses the worlds of fashion and fine art with hand cut stars, crown,...

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Things to do in Kew Village

If you are thinking of coming to visit us in Kew for some wedding dress shopping, especially if you are coming to visit from out of town, why not make a day of it and enjoy some of our local spots. We think Kew is a pretty fabulous part of London (except for the planes, they are NOT fabulous!!!) and there are lots of lovely places and independent shops to visit in our hood. Here are a few of our favourites….Kew GardensFirstly, the big obvious one: Kew Gardens. We are 20 metres away from the garden wall, and a 2 minute walk to Victoria Gate. Offering colourful seasonal plants, picturesque landscapes, tropical glasshouses full of botanic wonders and buildings steeped in history,...

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Autumn Inspired Wedding Shoot by Kirsty MacKenzie Photography

Really excited to share this lush autumn inspired wedding shoot by Kirsty MacKenzie Wedding Photography  . Our Carbonne dress is featured and looks divine in these shots.  I love how the stylist has teamed it with a grey gilet - such a great way to stay warm and still look stylish. The dream team: Photography: Kirsty MacKenzie Stylist: Sarah Diamot Hair Pieces: Bloom by Ellen Flowers: Sprigs & Stems Lace Boots: House of Elliot  Stationary: Flourish & Lace Cake: Kensington Lane Cakes   The shoot was also featured on gorgeous Whimsical Wonderland Weddings!  Click here to see the full article.

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