In her second email to me, Molly send a picture of THAT DRESS. How cute is that?!? It’s was designed by Delphine Manivet, who also designed Lily Allen’s wedding dress. She also wore the matching boots (Theophile) – swoon! Enough about her glorious outfit, more about her hair and make-up. We wanted to go for a 60’s inspired look, but something that would complement her look, not overpower her. I used shimmery colours on the eyes, highlighted her lovely cheekbones and done a pink lip to bring the look up to date. Her hair gave a nod to the 60’s with the bouffant shape, and soft knots at the back added some extra flair. I was in love with this whole wedding, she had Herbie as her wedding car, and the couple walked in on the theme of the Muppet Show!!!
I’ve known Gail for a number of years, being her hairdresser ever since I moved to the UK. This wedding was quite special to me, as I’ve gotten to know her pretty well through the years. She truly is a tiny lady with a big heart! It was such a pleasure helping her with her hair and make-up on her wedding, and she looked like a dream in her Pronovias dress. They got married in a beautiful manor in Surrey. She wanted a fresh and pretty look, and her hair was set in soft knots, with a few curls to frame her face.
Another ‘twitter bride’, Anna invited me over to have a chat about a collaboration for her blog. That conversation quickly shifted when we started comparing notes about both of our upcoming nuptials, and saw that there were going to be many similarities! Needless to say, the blog interview has been put aside when we realised there were more important things to discuss.
Their wedding has been a challenge to get to because of heavy, heavy snow but I managed to get there in one piece! Anna and Bean invited me to stay for the wedding itself (after all, it would’ve been dangerous to leave at that stage!) and I felt incredibly lucky to have shared their very special authentic, eclectic day. This lady has gotten impeccable taste (just check out her blog posts) and she’s an Agony Aunt on Rock n Roll Bride, so I knew that this was going to be one classy affair!
As a girl who never wears much make-up, we ended up with a fresh-looking, radiant, pretty look, with nothing too fussy about it. Her hair was put up in glamorous big pincurls to go with that fantastic dress. I’ve done the bridesmaids’ hair in loose relaxed curls and upstyles, according to their preferences. Later on I added the most amazing lashes from Paperself on Anna for drama.
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Elisa got married in October 2011, and saw my work on Rock n Roll Bride. I literally clapped my hands when she told me about their wedding details, and obviously because she wanted to have her hair done in a bow(!!!) Their whole wedding was themed around bows and lollipops (check out her bouquet!) and the results were amazing. They had an incredible amount of detail in their wedding, from the grooms’s lollipop buttonhole, to her shoes with lollipops and bows, but it ended up being incredibly well put together, without any unnecessary clutter.
Abbie started following me on twitter, and after a few DM’s about her hair and make-up, she decided to see me for a trial.
In her own words: ‘It’s a winter wedding and if I had to give it a style it’s ‘tumbledown fairytale’. I think I just made that up, but I guess I want things to look overgrown and out of control but with a bit of sparkle.’ And sparkled, it did!
What I loved about her wedding is that she has stuck with her ideas, with BIG dress, BIG hair and BLUE nails. They had the wedding THEY had wanted, and with all their ideas put together (trying not to sound like the Captain Planet intro, honest!) they ended up having an honest, leopard-print-wearing, butt-kicking wedding.