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Ann concentrates solely on a Couture dress design service, specialising in weddings and Special Occasion wear & soft tailoring. She does not produce "collections" or supply dresses to any shops, instead offering an individual service to suit your dress requirements. Every design / commission is personal to each client, and no two dresses are identical.

The service typically includes:

  • Design meetings
  • Fabric search
  • Fabric sampling to selection
  • Design sketches
  • Fabric Toile or mock-up to ensure correct fit and style
  • Several fittings, from Toile preparation through to completing the dress
  • Full telephone support for all aspects of the "Big Day"

Additional services can be arranged for the Wedding Day, including overseeing dressing, styling for the photographs, and needles and pins to cater for unforseen emergencies. Ann can also provide sets of her "working" photographs to give you an informal record of your wedding. Please visit the Portfolio page to see some examples.

Meetings and fittings can be arranged at your home, including evenings and weekends if required.

Ann can also design and make other outfits for your Wedding, including:

  • Bridesmaids
  • Page-Boys
  • Going-Away
  • Mother of the Bride

Please refer to the Profile page for information about Ann's background & experience.

Fabric search and sampling

Ann carries sample books for many different silk suppliers, and can match or locate most Designer Bridal fabrics. This takes much of the legwork out of choosing fabrics -  she carries more samples than you could ever find in a day in London. If you prefer to search for your own fabrics, Ann can suggest suitable sockists and suppliers - please take a look at the Addresses page.

Printed silk brocade semi-tailored suit Fitted cocktail dress in silk brocade Halter-neck evening dress in silver-embroidered  grey silk with faux fur  trim Evening jacket in gold brocade
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