Inspiration; English artist Evelyn de Morgan (1855-1919) was influenced by the Pre-Raphaelite movement, and her depictions of the rose coloured Grecian draperies of Medea and Helen of Troy find an echo in our silk tulle ‘Calliope’ Grecian Goddess dress and ‘Nephele’ kimono style boudoir robe….
Some beautiful bridal separates from the new ‘Portia’ range. Shown here in Pale China Blue, but also available in classic ivory, and a choice of other custom tints such as Antique Ivory, Pale Mint Green, Wisteria and Blush.
Earlier this year I was contacted by lovely Irene of High Emotion Weddings in Vienna who had seen the navy and gold ‘Emilie’ gown and thought it would be a perfect fit for her ‘Sleeping Beauty’ inspired fairytale styled shoot. This was to be shot in the atmospheric surroundings of Bran Castle in Transylvania (also known as ‘Dracula’s Castle). The champagne beaded tulle ‘Artemis’ gown also seemed to be ideal for the Fairy Godmother, and I was able to recommend the beautiful headpieces of HF Couture to complement both styles. I’ve also long been an admirer of Russian photographer Elena Pavlova, so was thrilled to hear she would be shooting the story.
Irene’s meticulous planning, and ability to pull together an international team of creatives, resulted in these gorgeous scenes so wonderfully captured on film by Elena (with second shooter Luciana and videographer Rares getting some great BTS images and video footage)……
A fairytale forest shoot inspired by the mythical ‘huldra’.
A huldra (from the root meaning ‘covered’ or ‘secret’) is a creature from Norwegian folklore, also known as the skogsrå or Tallemaja (Pine tree Mary) in Sweden, or Ulda in Sami mythology
Another darkly atmospheric shoot in Norway with Mona and Barbro (the Dag Drømmerne creative force)……