Today I returned to Leonie Claire Bridal in Brighton to meet with Sarah Arnett. The shop smelled of perfumed candle and was full of beautiful gowns. Leonie and her lovely team greeted me with a beaming smile and a much needed coffee. Sarah was sitting on a sofa drawing, “I think I have just the… Read More Bespoke Bride!
I recently attended a Sarah Arnett sale. It was a ready to wear sale from her last collection and was held in a pop up shop in central Brighton. Mr Boston was on business nearby and said that he would rendezvous with me at the shop. Sarah’s clothes have this almost cult like following… Read More The Sarah Arnett Effect – Bridesmaid Gowns
I like to shop around to get the best when I make a purchase. I take time over a menu in an expensive restaurant; I deliberate over shoes, sometimes the most cost effective is not the cheapest long term option. Expensive shoes tend to stand the test of time and serve as design classics. I… Read More Sarah Arnett Bespoke Bride
So all I’ve done for the past few months is think wedding dresses. I’ve even dreamt of them. Never have I been so excited as I was earlier in the week to receive an invite to a re-launch party at Leonie Claire Bridal. Leonie is throwing a birthday party for her beautiful Brighton boutique which… Read More Sarah Arnett to launch bespoke designs at Leonie Claire
I’m fast learning that planning a wedding has many stages and with it come many decisions. Booking the church and Seaham Hall were the first 2 major decisions. Though, I have a feeling that this next stage for me may be the most enjoyable. Choosing THE DRESS! (insert small but very high pitched scream!) I’ve… Read More Its all about THE DRESS!
Now although me and Mr B were engaged over on the other side of the pond in NYC the sparkler has its roots firmly ‘set’ in Brighton. Mr B being in the men’s accessories trade and some time jeweller really had no excuse but to come up with the goods. So he called on close… Read More A diamond in the making
How do! I got engaged in January, a shock for anyone who knows me! It’s not that I was anti marriage I just didn’t think I was that into it. Oh how all of that changed on 22nd January 2010! Mr Boston and I were in New York doing a menswear show for denisonboston. … Read More Empire State (of mind!)