Road Trip Bride

FollowmyblogwithBloglovin Photo by Tandem Photo So getting married is the biggest ride of your life, right? And you want to do something ‘out there’, a free spirited elopement Kerouac style? There’s a lot to be said for being a ‘Road Trip Bride’. Just you, your guy, a car, an adventure…no plan, just wherever the road

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Bespoke Brides Rock! – Giga

Like some of my bespoke brides, Giga, first came across Modiste at The Glasgow Girls Wedding Fayre in Pollokshields Burgh Halls, Glasgow and following some facebook posts we arranged to meet up and discuss what she would like to have designed for her wedding day – a Greek/Scottish wedding in Glasgow. We met in my

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Diary of a Bespoke Bride

FollowmyblogwithBloglovin Strange I know, but some people still feel the fear of being a ‘bespoke bride’. The first myth is that its not affordable. The second that you will need to have a crystal clear picture of exactly what you want. The third that it’s somehow ‘difficult’ or ‘risky’. It couldn’t really be further from

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‘Something old something new’

One of the loveliest things about making something for a bride is that you can make it so personal using ‘something old something new’. Bespoke makers can often incorporate an heirloom jewel, a favourite piece of lace, fabric or trim into their wedding accessories that can cover the ‘something old’ or ‘something borrowed’, or perhaps

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Déjà vu

       I have a soft spot for France, I have to admit. The first grasp of  “Je m’appelle Natasha” did it for me in primary school , so needless to say by the time I got to the Baudelaire poetry and Albert Camus novels of high school, things were hotting up. I love opposites

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Glam Rocks!

     Things are getting uncharacteristically ‘glam’ around here. Modiste, a self-confessed magpie? Yes indeed, but perhaps not in the ‘bling-o-rama’ stakes. Not ‘bling for bling’s sake’ but with a vintage nod to the sultry screen starlets like Marlene Dietrich and Jean Harlow for a lovely bride. This baby’s going to look amazing with some

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