Today we hand over the blog to Naomi from newest stockist Olivia Hooper Bridal Studio in Wedmore Somerset. Although Naomi and Sarah have just opened their own boutique they are no strangers to the world of bridal design. Continue reading “Introducing Olivia Hooper Bridal Studio”
A few weeks ago we had a great afternoon chatting to Anna Marie and Zoe from Bridal Buyer. We talked about loads of stuff, the bridal industry, how its changed, where its going, and more. Have a read here Continue reading “Interview with Bridal Buyer”
Our new Veritas campaign harmonises the natural detail and structure of Marguerite’s new Collection against a serene background to evoke a feeling of drama but also tranquillity. Enchanted Garden celebrates the beauty of nature; buds, leaves and fronds in fine embroidery sing against the cool green background.
We are so delighted to tell you that our designer Marguerite Hannah has been named British Bridalwear Designer of the year at The Bridal Buyer awards. At the star studded event in Harrogate on the 11th September we had to wait until the final category to find out that the premier award in the British Bridal calendar had gone to our amazing designer. Continue reading “Best British Bridalwear Designer”
Alan Hannah Launch of Veritas 2018
Well, now that we have managed to pause for breath after our Veritas 2018 launch we would love to share some of the drama of our catwalk show and also the hectic behind the scenes activity. We debuted the new collection at the White Gallery in Battersea in May, which is the main UK exhibition for world class luxury bridal designers. The first day of the show is all about the catwalk show, the styling, organisation and music choices which make the show our main spectacle of the fashion year. Marguerite designs the collection thematically and we try to reflect this with the various catwalk scenes and the mood which the music evokes for each scene. Continue reading “Alan Hannah Launch Veritas 2018”
Today we have a guest blog by someone that many of our retailers may know, Helena Cotter, whose training courses are dedicated to promoting excellence in bridal retail thus improving the customer experience and ultimately the success of independent bridal retailers. Continue reading “Helena Cotter”
As our big event approaches our team are working tirelessly to complete all the finishing touches to the most beautiful collection that Marguerite has created to date. Building on the strong architectural shapes from Porcelain, Continue reading “White Gallery 2017”
A collection of candid photos from behind the scenes at our launch of the Porcelain collection at White Gallery last year.
Last weekend Marguerite and myself had a fantastic time in Glasgow with Karen and her team at Anne Priscilla www.annepriscilla.co.uk Continue reading “Glasgow designer day and spontaneous city photo shoot at Anne Priscilla”
The wonderful thing about designing and making all our Alan Hannah wedding dresses here in London is that our designer, Marguerite, can create a very individual collection designed using different embellishments and fabrics from all over the world. This individual artistry is a rare thing in this world of mass production and generic design but our aim is to offer a very bespoke and unique idea which is what makes us different to most other wedding dresses design houses. Continue reading “What’s so special about “Made in England”?”