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The UK’s First Wedding of 2021

Just look at the love and joy! These beautiful pictures are of, I believe, the very first wedding to take place in the UK this year, and I am so thrilled to have had a (small!) hand in it. Featured on BBC News, Jess and Jonny finally tied the knot on Monday 29 March, the […]

Pretty, not plastic

Lockdown has meant that I’ve been mailing a lot of orders and it was starting to bother me how much plastic packaging I was getting through. I’ve now made the switch to compostable mail bags (they’re still waterproof and protective for all the precious pretty things). I always welcome a reason to feel smug. šŸ˜„

Weddings can resume but wedding dress fittings can’t šŸ¤¦ā€ā™€ļø

Weddings in the UK are officially back ON, from 8 March with maximum six people. Hurrah for my bride planning to elope with her intended! Unfortunately, I can’t reopen for in-person appointments – including fittings – until 12 April. So how’s she supposed to get her dress altered. She even suggested doing her fitting outdoors, […]

Shooting cats

šŸ’œ Amethyst Moon šŸ’œ Opportunities for photoshoots are scant during lockdown so I endeavour to do the best I can on my own. At least I thought I was on my own. Silky just reminded me why I usually hang things on a wall to take product shots rather than lay them out on the […]

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Holly Winter Couture blog
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Hello, Iā€™m Holly. Welcome to my latest musings on designing, dressmaking, what goes on behind the scenes and all things weddings. May contain cats.

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