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This afternoon it’s all about bridal style and this magical collection from Halfpenny London. Kate Halfpenny the amazing designer behind the beautiful bridal brand is an absolute genius! With bridal gowns fit for a Boho princess, her creations really are something of absolute beauty. By mixing fabrics with beautiful shapes Kate goes about creating contemporary dresses that are full of feminine quality and flattering lines. This new collection ‘Flora Romance’ is quite something, mixing romance with gorgeous textures there really is something for every sort of bride here. I just know you are going to be knocked out with these stunning gowns.
Kate Halfpenny loves and designs bridalwear for real women. Every piece understands womens’ bodies, their individual, beauty and their lifestyles. She brings creativity,intelligence and versatility to her collections. Knowing that carefully crafted and interchangeable elements will work for every woman.
Kate’s clients reads like a who’s who of the fashion glitterati. She is a trusted stylist and friend to British icons Kate Moss, Erin O’Connor and Emilia Fox amongst others. To be a bride under Kate’s expertise, is to be ‘a bride feeling confident, beautiful, spoiled and “loved”.
Kate graduated with a BA Honors in Fashion Design in 1998 and went on to study for an MA in Textiles from London’s prestigious Central St. Martins, feeding her obsession with fabrics, lace and beading. This knowledge and experience, combined with Kate’s skills as a stylist, gives her an unparalleled ability to design and create breathtaking wedding gowns.
Halfpenny is proud to design and make in London, England
Halfpenny London launches its 2016 collection, inspired by the works of painter John William Waterhouse. The feel of the collection evokes a floral, romantic and sensitive vibe, so typical of this impressionist artist. Stunning silk crepe dresses with subtle, intricate embellishment complement the elegant form fitting looks, perfect for fashion conscious brides to flatter a variety of feminine silhouettes.
The unique diverse collection weaves modern with vintage, still in keeping with Kate’s signature ‘Brit Cool’ style. Delicate fabrics and sophisticated shapes work on a soft palette of dreamy hues, with a strong emphasis on the silks. Interchangeable separates and dresses hand made from the finest Italian silk crepes, french laces and micro satins, designed by Kate, make up the covetable collection.
Key pieces include the Iris rose. A dream fill French lace plunging backless dress with covered buttons, capped sleeves and a long dreamy scalloped train worn over an ivory or blush slip, you choose or the dreamy silk chiffon Daisy dress which can have lace cap sleeves or feathers or simply be worn plain to have brides floating gracefully down the aisle. We also have the fashion forward Charlotte dress which is a draped corset dress in heavy silk crepe with a full circle skirt and draped shoulder detail. The perfect cleavage enhancing dress for the modern bride.
The collection is showcased at Kate’s Bloomsbury boutique alongside her ‘classics’ collection. You can also find her in 10 stockist across the UK listed on her website.