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England's leading designer of couture, coloured, corseted period inspired fairytale, alternative wedding dresses.

Aletta

Bespoke design..2004.

Alettas gown consisted of many pieces, there is a corset and net petticoat foundation, then the pale yellow dress,then over that, this stunning Organza coat was worn. Many hours of painstaking appliqué was used to get the silk duchess satin round the edges, with its delicate yet definite structure of the shoulder epaulettes and collar. The theme of the wedding was water, the ensemble was originally designed by Alettas mother a stained glass artist, and after lengthy conversations and designs begin posted to and from.. the final design made up even better than expected. Even the shoes, veil and necklace were made by Uptight Clothing, the fresh flower headdress was made by local florist.

Aletta

Blue/silver metallic organza and blue silk duchess satin fairy tale coat, over pale yellow silk wedding dress....

Blue/silver metallic organza and blue silk duchess satin fairy tale coat, over pale yellow silk wedding dress....

hand dyed blue veil edged in silver thread....

hand dyed blue veil edged in silver thread....

Elegant bell sleeves edged in deep blue duchess silk satin.

Elegant bell sleeves edged in deep blue duchess silk satin.

The coat has  a small rounded train, and pin tuck detailing...

The coat has a small rounded train, and pin tuck detailing...

almost magical enough to fly in....

The delicate silver wire work necklace was also made by Uptight Clothing.

The delicate silver wire work necklace was also made by Uptight Clothing.

Necklace also made by Uptight Clothing.

Necklace also made by Uptight Clothing.

The base dress was a yellow silk with contrasting blue duchess silk satin graduated edging...

The base dress was a yellow silk with contrasting blue duchess silk satin graduated edging...

Aletta also had a hourglass foundation corset in ivory satin, with a front opening busk and back lacing, with a ivory net petticoat, with bound satin edges.

Aletta also had a hourglass foundation corset in ivory satin, with a front opening busk and back lacing, with a ivory net petticoat, with bound satin edges.

'I wanted to thank you so much for helping make my day perfect. people have asked me what i would have changed looking back and i can honestly say nothing. the dress was the best bit, along with the location of the reception (I was really sorry that you both didn't come along after i was really looking forward to being able to say

'I wanted to thank you so much for helping make my day perfect. people have asked me what i would have changed looking back and i can honestly say nothing. the dress was the best bit, along with the location of the reception (I was really sorry that you both didn't come along after i was really looking forward to being able to say "and this is Janice who made 'the dress'!") from our first tentative phone conversation where i tried to explain the ideas of a dress i didn't really understand myself, to the finished version I couldn't have imagined such a wonderful creation thank you. ' also owe you an enormous thank you for all your support on the day itself, with out you i would have gone mad! that morning was so busy; there were so many people from when i got up every time i went into an 'empty' room there would be some more people there doing something of other but all busy and i really valued your attention and help dressing! i literally couldn't have managed it on my own and with the makeup too. '