Sarah had commissioned the most beautiful Audrey style knee-length dress and headpiece from a local company. The dress really captured her personality and complimented her petite styling. However, days before the dress was due for delivery at one of the final fittings, she discovered the company had made very little progress with the headpiece and she feared she would be left sadly disappointed. At a loss, she decided to google local couture milliners and came across an article featuring me in the
The commission was to make a customised version of the handmade silk pleated heart. Quickly putting my holiday packing on hold – I created a bespoke version especially for Sarah. I embellished the heart-shaped headpiece and bow with lots of pearls in various sizes finished with a glorious central beaded button on top of the heart. I also created a detachable birdcage veil and made a very special silk lining, complete with two love hearts.