London is awesome. There’s so much to do, and loads to see, and every time I have to go to London for SWD, it’s a real whirlwind that leaves me exhausted, but full of renewed passion for the wedding industry!
We’re very lucky that we get to go and see first hand some of the world’s most gorgeous gowns and accessories, all under one roof at Battersea Evolution in a four day event. From catwalks to private fashion previews, to chatting to some lovely designers off-site, we had a great time picking out our favourite finds to share with you.
If you’re looking for proper gorgeous and unique bridal or bridesmaid accessories, then I would recommend Hermione Harbutt. We visited her cute-as-a-button boutique in Kensington to preview the new collection, and see the collaborative work she’s doing with Harriet Wilde.
Natasha and I even got to try on some amazing bridal crowns – we’ll take one each please! One of my other favourite pieces from Hermione’s new collection was the bead and wire ring you can see above. It was so unusual, and would look amazing in photos.
As usual, Harriet Wilde’s gorgeous bridal heels didn’t disappoint; there’s so much to come from this designer, and we can’t wait to show you!
Back at White Gallery, we had a chat with the lovely ladies from twobirds and spotted this fabulous new bridesmaid dress from the Party Collection. Long sleeves – yas!
The dresses this year were gorgeous, with too many great designers to name check, but some of our favourites included Savin London, Savannah Miller, Gemy Maalouf, Claire Pettibone, Eliza Jane Howells, Naomi Neoh, Sassi Holford and the inimitable Suzanne Neville. And that’s us being picky!
We hot-footed it in the rain to see Ian Stuart’s new collection reveal too, and it was so worth it. Stunning gowns with the Ian Stuart signature style stamped all over them, presented in his usual ethereal, romantic way; simply stunning!
Enough from me, just check out these pics we captured, or check out the #whitegallery or #WGL17 hashtags on Instagram and Twitter.