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Unusual wedding venues South West London

Asylum Chapel in BermondseyAsylum Chapel is licensed by Southwark Council for weddings and civil ceremonies. The chapel is a grade 2 listed building built in 1826 by the Licensed Victualers Benevolent Institution for use by the residents of Caroline Gardens. These residents were made up of retired workers of the alcohol trade. Bombed in WWII, the present use of the chapel is as a flexible space which can be hired for photographic and film shoots, exhibitions, theatre, weddings and funerals. The Chapel is suitable for up to 120 guests. The Chapel is a ceremony only venue, so you are welcome to have a toast and some canapés after your service but no sit down meal, buffet or food trucks; your...

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New Collection: Practical Romantics

Practical Romantics is our new capsule collection for brides who want to pass on a big, flashy princess-style wedding gown that will make you feel uncomfortable and unnatural. Instead, opt for one of our Practical Romantics wedding gowns that will make you feel comfortable and absolutely gorgeous. What our dresses are missing in puffy skirts and extra-long trains, they more than make up for in beautiful simplicity.  They are each designed to be flattering while enhancing your natural beauty for your wedding day. Inspired by our popular Carbonne dress, Skye features the same embroidered brodierie anglaise georgette, with an open back and loose elbow length sleeves.  The plunge neckline is softened by the scalloped edges of the lace.  The hem,...

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Pre-Raphelite Wedding - Annie Mae & Callum

So thrilled to feature this beautiful autumnal wedding featuring the Carbonne dress from Rock The Frock Essex! Your names: Calum Worth & Annie Mae Worth Where are you from: Im originally from Essex, Calum is from Surrey/CornwallWedding location: My parents home in Felsted, Essex. How did you decide on your gown and accessories? At art school, I was always so inspired by the Pre Raphaelites especially Ophelia by John Waterhouse. I instantly knew I wanted to go for that sort of theme concerning my wedding dress& accessories.    Describe your look in three words…Bohemian, Floral and AutumalHow did he propose?....Calum proposed at just before my graduation, at a last house party at university! It was absolutely perfect. Very us hah! What was your...

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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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