January 7, 2017

The Grecian drapery of Lawrence Alma Tadema’s maidens languidly posed amongst the ruins of the classical world is the inspiration for this silk chiffon antique lace wedding dress.

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January 7, 2017

If you have a simple elegant wedding dress, but perhaps want to add some drama for the ceremony, then this beautiful embellished bridal lace coat could be the ideal solution……

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January 5, 2017

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….

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January 5, 2017

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.

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December 13, 2016

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)……

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November 26, 2016

Embellished Lace and Tulle Black and Gold Evening Wear

Two JFD red carpet dresses styled for a photo shoot at Britain’s largest privately owned grand house….

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November 13, 2016

Ophelia gathers flowers, wearing a Pre-Raphaelite inspired silk velvet gown and bronze guipure lace robe

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November 13, 2016

A beautiful set of images by Koby Brown, of model Jeni wearing the ‘Krysanthe’ gold silk ballgown and bronze guipure lace’Medici’ robe. These were taken early one very cold winter’s morning on the island of Burano in Venice…….

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November 9, 2016

Prague Art Nouveau Inspiration for a gold lace wedding dress by Joanne Fleming Design

The ‘Gismonda’ dress, a nod to Prague’s most famous artist of the Art Nouveau, Alfons (Alphonse) Mucha.

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September 5, 2016

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)……

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