I have always liked the humble bee and the delicious honey that they produce. I remember as a child visiting our grandparents and for breakfast they would always offer the honey with the honeycomb in it, mmmmm, I loved it! Certainly a luxury product today. It saddens me to think that bees are in danger and a third of British wild bees are in decline. I wanted to address the issue and design my new collection around these amazing insects. My Honeybee Collection 2020 is ava
"Bamboo fabric is as soft as a peach, have you felt bamboo fabric yet?" The Lyra Dress with organic bamboo and natural dyed ribbon for a belt by Kate Cullen. Most of my dresses are lined with this gorgeous fabric and I tend to use fabrics that are sustainable @jessturnerdesigns The production of Textiles can have a huge impact on our environment. It is important to understand our fabrics, what our clothes are made of and how they are made. Different fabrics create differen
Sustainability, eco-friendly, organic, ethical, green, words that I have started to see more and more. So I thought I would write a blog post regarding this topic. So what are all these words and what do they mean? And can I say that I am an ethical bridal designer? I believe that all these words represent how things are made that don’t cause any harm to the environment, people, or animals. I don’t know if you saw my last post about using cottons in my ‘Lobelia’ bridal skir
Summer it brings joy, happiness, good vibes and of course the most busiest time of year for the wedding season. Are you a summer bride and getting married in 2019? If so I think it is time to get your research flowing and ideas blooming. I have put together a lovely mood board for those summer brides. I love the warm colours, peaches, blues and greens combined and think it shows off the vibes of summer. Here are 4 things to think about when designing your summer wedding.