New Romantics

Softer silhouettes, lush fabrics and details in delicate lace and subtle sheers are hallmarks of a new romantic bridal mood that is both timeless and refined


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Grecian elegance with detachable scarves from Zaeem Jamal

Grecian goddess

This one-shoulder draped design in silk chiffon features pearls at the waist and down the front of the gown and – a perfect romantic touch for the ceremony – there are two full-length silk chiffon scarves at the shoulder that can be detached later.


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Barbarella features a flattering high-neckline effect and is designed by Caroline Castigliano

 Sheer beauty

This Barbarella gown with beaded bodice and full organza skirt is from iconic London bridal couturier Caroline Castigliano. It features a sweetheart neckline with subtle floral lace overlay to create a demure and flattering high-neckline effect.


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French dressing – Laure de Sagazan is exclusive to The Mews Notting Hill

Bohemian rhapsody

Parisian designer Laure de Sagazan creates bohemian-inspired designs that have a distinctly 1970s vibe. With chic separates and gowns in the mix, all using lavish fabric and delicate details, the range is available in the UK exclusively from The Mews Bridal in Notting Hill.


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A flower bodice with layered chiffon skirt adds up to a dreamy design from designer Ruth Milliam

Fairytale glamour

Eliora, by designer Ruth Milliam, features an intricate flower bodice encrusted with gold beading and a layered chiffon skirt – a stylish modern reworking of the fairytale bride look.


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Simple empire line gown in pure silk georgette by King’s Road designer Zaeem Jamal

Empire line

With a simple empire line, flowing button-cuff sleeves and beautiful bead-embroidered neckline, this understated Raziel gown is made of pure white silk georgette by King’s Road designer Zaeem Jamal.


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Mirrors and beadwork create a beautifully textured wedding gown by Alice Temperley

Magic mirrors

With intricate mirror and beadwork along the line of the gown, this flowing design from Alice Temperley has a touch of retro sparkle that makes it perfect for a festival-themed wedding party.


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Featuring a beautiful tiered skirt, this Monique Lhuillier BLISS design is from The Wedding Club

Princess bride

US-based couturier Monique Lhuillier regularly dresses celebrity brides and red carpet goers. This romantic design from her ready-to-wear BLISS collection has timeless romantic credentials with its fitted bodice and flowing tiered skirt. Her range is available in the UK from The Wedding Club.


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Hummingbird is a romantic gown by Lyn Ashworth

Flower girl

Hummingbird is a romantic and timeless gown featuring an embroidered bodice with flattering low v-neck, elbow-length sleeves and full skirt. The gown is designed by Sarah Barrett for Lyn Ashworth; London stockists include BOA.


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Lottie by Stephanie Allin is a simple gown transformed with lace Catrine shrug and overskirt

Cover queen

With simple straps and slimline cut, Stephanie Allin’s elegant silk Lottie dress is transformed into a super-romantic flowing gown with a sheer Catrine shrug and skirt. This is a surefire way to ensure you float down the aisle and one or both can be removed for the after party.


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