Temperley Bridal Jasmin Winter 2017 - Nerida Dress

Temperley Bridal Jasmin Winter 2017 Collection

The Temperley Bridal Jasmin Winter 2017 collection features nine elegant wedding dresses (and a bridal jumpsuit), each portraying a deeply romantic, ethereal and decadent spirit.

Temperley Bridal Jasmin Winter 2017 - Nerida Dress

Rich hand-embellished pieces combine intricate stitch work, embroidery with crystals and pearls, and appliqués onto fine tulles and silk organza. Mixed with their classic French laces and silk crepes, satins and chiffons, this creates a perfect balance of new silhouettes.

“We celebrate ultimate femininity within our bridal collection; the dresses are a celebration of both romance and craftsmanship. My aim is they will create a magic moment for their muse and then become heirlooms for generations to come.” – Alice Temperley MBE

Bibi

Bibi Wedding Dress from the Temperley Bridal Jasmin Winter 2017 Collection
Bibi

My favourite dress from this fabulous Jasmin 2017 collection has to be Bibi. Just look at it! If you are looking for a feminine dress then this could be the one. Bibi provides an elegant touch of whimsy with its all-over English floral embroidery design in shades of pink.

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Rolling in Roses Cynthia Rose 2017 collection Ivy dress

Rolling in Roses Cynthia Rose 2017 Bridal Collection

Rolling in Roses is a British bridal wear label based in the heart of Yorkshire. Their ethos is to produce wedding dresses for the free-spirited bride as an alternative choice to the high-street. A collection of dresses which are stylish but understated, highly chic but easy to wear.

We always love to showcase a British designer’s work, and the fabulous Rolling in Roses Cynthia Rose collection is just charming.

Rolling in Roses Cynthia Rose 2017 collection Ivy dress

Named after the designer’s grandmother, the Cynthia Rose collection is subtly inspired by styles from the 1960s and 70s. Staying true to Rolling in Roses’ proud ‘made in England’ ethos, each dress is named after native British plants and wildflowers.

Four of the six dresses have delicate sleeves and most also have sheer, slashed, open or plunging backs for a breathtaking entrance whilst walking down the aisle.

The dresses in the collection are chic and modern, but also classic and dreamy. Think Wuthering Heights romance, the brooding atmosphere of the Yorkshire moors, and the glamour of beautiful wildflower blooms.

I absolutely love the backs of these wedding dresses – just look at them…

Violet

Back of Violet wedding dress from the Rolling in Roses Cynthia Rose 2017 collection
Violet (Back)

This dress has a breathtaking V cut back which shows off the fabulous scalloped edge of the laser cut floral lace. The entire hem of Violet is also scalloped, and the train drapes out to a point at the centre-back which has an interior wrist loop. This can be tied so it can be easily carried or neatly tied up out of the way for dancing.

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Claire Pettibone The Four Seasons 2017 Reverie Dress

Claire Pettibone The Four Seasons 2017 Bridal Collection

Claire Pettibone wedding dresses are always so romantic and feminine, and none more so than the dresses in The Four Seasons 2017 collection.

Every time Claire Pettibone launches a new bridal collection I get so excited, as she is one of my all-time favourite bridal designers. The Four Seasons dresses are exquisite, and this season’s collection features lots of floral motifs, touches of colour, and, as always, dramatic backs and feminine details.

Claire Pettibone The Four Seasons 2017 Reverie Dress

“I created dresses inspired by each of nature’s four seasons. As part of my Four Seasons collection, fall made me think of rich textures and warm glimmers of precious metals woven into embroideries and laces. There is a mystery about Autumn, and a rich beauty in the changing of the seasons.

“I love that each season has a very defined mood, although I believe you can certainly wear a dress from spring for a fall wedding. Likewise, a winter gown could be perfect for a summer soiree.

“I think of this collection as an inspirational starting point, and leave it to the creativity and individual personalities of my brides to make these dresses their own.” – Claire Pettibone.

The Four Seasons 2017 wedding dresses feature elaborate embroideries, layers of lace and tulle, and the subtle shimmer of sequins and crystals.

It’s always so hard to choose favourites from Claire Pettibone collections as they are all so pretty. It was such a hard choice, but these are my top three dresses from The Four Seasons Collection(I think!).

Maia

Maia Wedding Dress from the Claire Pettibone The Four Seasons 2017 Bridal Collection
Maia

I absolutely adore the Maia dress, and every time I see it I picture me wearing it… it’s very me!

Pretty, colourful floral embroidery springs to life in shades of pale rose, leaf, and hydrangea, gracefully scattered on delicate tulle. This design features Claire’s signature illusion back with flowers delicately trailing along the tulle. An illusion neckline leads to a fitted waist, adorned with embroidered appliqués flowing into a graceful skirt.

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Sottero and Midgley Grayson 2017 Bridal Collection - Arleigh Dress

Sottero and Midgley Grayson 2017 Bridal Collection

Inspired by the irresistible glamour of old Hollywood, the Sottero and Midgley Grayson 2017 Collection delivers luxe, one-of-a-kind styles to the couture bride.

Grayson features satin A-line dresses with opulent embellishments and intriguing cut-out details, from lace illusion trains to alluring neck and waistlines. There are also sophisticated ball gowns with bead and crystal-embellished bodices and voluminous layered skirts for brides who desire a fairytale dress.

Sottero and Midgley Grayson 2017 Bridal Collection - Arleigh Dress

If you have visions of a modern number, there are a number of fit-and-flares dresses in this collection with exquisite lace motifs and illusion backs to die for. Boudoir-inspired dresses channel a confident yet playful feel this season.

My favourite dresses from the Sottero and Midgley 2017 collection are these show stoppers…

Grayson

Grayson Wedding Dress from the Sottero and Midgley Grayson 2017 Bridal Collection
Grayson

Oh my! If you are looking for a fit and flare, mermaid style dress with a good sized train and detail to wow, Grayson ticks all the boxes. This stunning wedding dress features an illusion sweetheart neckline, cap-sleeves and a pretty open back. The beaded lace appliqué that cascades over the bodice is a work of art.

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Maggie Sottero Cordelia 2017 Collection - Dylan Dress

Maggie Sottero Cordelia 2017 Bridal Collection

Maggie Sottero dresses have long held a special place in my heart, as my own wedding dress was a Maggie dress. I absolutely love the romantic, graceful look of the dresses in the Maggie Sottero 2017 Cordelia collection (oh to get married again!).

Maggie Sottero Cordelia 2017 Collection - Dylan Dress

The 2017 collection infuses woodland enchantment with refined styling and artful details. Made with simple satin, understated crepe and sheer organza, the dresses feature delicate lace motifs and shimmering embellishments. The elegant beading and natural lines offer a modern twist to fairytale ball gowns, while boho-chic lace motifs add romance to the soft silhouette shapes of the dresses.

I cannot choose a favourite dress from the Maggie Sottero 2017 Cordelia collection as they truly are all so beautiful. Instead, I have chosen three dresses to showcase elements of this stunning collection.

Evangelina – Favourite Dress Back

Just look at the back on this dress – it’s such an elegant shape! The illusion and Swarovski crystals accent the shoulders gliding into a shimmering ribbon of pearls and beading that ties in the plunging back. Simple yet chic, the Evangelina dress is such a head-turner!

Back of Evangelina Wedding Dress from the Maggie Sottero Cordelia 2017 Bridal Collection
Evangelina (Back)

Irma – Favourite Strapless Dress

If you are looking for a strapless wedding dress then I really hope you love Irma as much as me. Gorgeous lace appliqué cascades over the strapless bodice and hemline of this stunning tulle ball gown. The cute bead and Swarovski crystal belt adds a touch of shimmer to this princess wedding dress.

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