BRIDAL BESPOKE BY SUSIE STONE ATELIER
A few weeks ago, on a bitterly cold January afternoon I popped into the lovely Susie Stone Atelier for chat and a hot cuppa with the girls. Based on trendy Bermondsey Street near London Bridge, a cheery pop of yellow shone through the window on a dreary grey London day welcoming me in.
Since opening her Altelier in 2010, Susie has become known for her modern sense of style and passion for beautifully made clothes, offering bespoke and couture bridal services as well as bespoke fashion. Each piece is not only designed by Susie, but hand-crafted in London using British materials. She is dedicated to personally ensuring each and every customer not only recieves a personal service, but leaves feeling empowered by the Susie Stone garments she wears.
I was greeted with friendly smiles and the three dresses which form the SS15 Bridal Bespoke Collection; Lauren, Lena and Loretta. These made-to-measure designs are exclusively available for one season only, meaning you get something exclusive without the hefty Couture price tag. Infact, these dresses start at just £1500 and take 3-6 months to make, rivalling most off-the-peg solutions!
Named after singer and songwriter activist Lena Horne, this design is sleek and sophisticated with just the right amount of sex appeal. The elegant simplicity of the neckline and waist with silk satin trim are paired with a dramatic cowl back – adding real wow-factor to a classic design.
The starlet-worthy Loretta (named after Loretta Young) is the Atelier’s most popular design. And with it’s delicate lace bodice and sweet capped sleeves we can see why! It’s perfect for the romantic bride who wants to inject some modern style into her look whilst still remaining timeless, the V-back and bow just add the cutest finishing touch!
If you’re looking for something contemporary, exclusive and a luxe & lovely experience, a visit to Susie Stone should be top of your list! Book an appointment today, or visit www.susiestone.com to find out more.