January 20, 2019

Fairytale elven maidens in an enchanted forest, imagined and shot by Bella Kotak, with gowns by JFD…

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August 15, 2018

Bella turned model Yinsey  into a beautiful warrior princess…

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March 25, 2018

No flowers this time, but an exquisitely detailed paper sculpture bird for this magical winter princess photo shoot by Bella Kotak.

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March 25, 2018

Photographer Bella creates a lush floral setting for a red-haired sleeping beauty…

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March 25, 2018

It’s always a thrill when lovely photographer Bella Kotak drops me a line to arrange the loan of a dress for an enchanted forest fantasy photo shoot…

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February 25, 2018

The results of our collaborative couture fashion editorial photo shoot  with Cheng Han Photography, who takes us to a magical realm of ships sailing under clock moons and gentle giants walking through shadowy hallways….

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December 29, 2017

Yoake (pronounced yo-ah-keh) is the Japanese word for Dawn, and it suits this romantic blush tulle and lace wedding dress perfectly….

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September 8, 2017

A romantic blush silk lace ballgown wedding dress for a fairytale bride……

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February 12, 2017

I love working with the Norwegian creative team Dag Drømmerne, they have such a particular aesthetic, both dreamy and intricately detailed, that resonates so perfectly with my style. I adore this atmospheric coastal styled shoot they organised last summer….

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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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