TOP

Jenny Packham’s 2018 Bridal Collection – and some thoughts on bridal catwalks

I was really interested to read a couple of weeks ago that Jenny Packham wouldn’t be launching her bridal collections via catwalk shows. Her decision makes so much sense to me: for years I’ve seen – and mostly rejected – bridal designers’ submissions where all I see is dress after dress photographed under harsh lighting, against a dull background, surrounded by the ankles and handbags of boutique owners and stockists (sat either side of the catwalk, but still in shot). It was all very meh, (even in the days when meh was a new word!).

Jenny Packham 2018 Bridal Collection fall autumn - English Wedding Blog (12)

So to hear that one of our favourite international designers is stepping away from this kind of imagery and launching a campaign with a digital focus is wonderful news. It supports the wedding blog world; Jenny is looking to share beautiful imagery of her 2018 bridal collection online. And the photos are beautiful – they do her designs justice by showcasing the dresses against an elegant backdrop, hinting at a stately home or glamorous hotel where real brides are more likely to wear these beautiful creations in real life.

Jenny Packham 2018 Bridal Collection fall autumn - English Wedding Blog (11)

So I’m thrilled to be sharing the images with you today. Jenny’s collection is, as always, breathtakingly beautiful with delicious embellishments: jewels and crystals which shine and sparkle giving an unmistakeable designer appeal to gowns and accessories. I love the fabrics in barley instead of ivory; the sleek designs and delicate capes which make this new collection even more breathtaking than the last.

Jenny Packham 2018 Bridal Collection fall autumn - English Wedding Blog (24)

www.JennyPackham.com

Jenny Packham 2018 Bridal Collection fall autumn - English Wedding Blog (1)
Jenny Packham 2018 Bridal Collection fall autumn - English Wedding Blog (2)
Jenny Packham 2018 Bridal Collection fall autumn - English Wedding Blog (3)
Jenny Packham 2018 Bridal Collection fall autumn - English Wedding Blog (4)
Jenny Packham 2018 Bridal Collection fall autumn - English Wedding Blog (5)
Jenny Packham 2018 Bridal Collection fall autumn - English Wedding Blog (6)
Jenny Packham 2018 Bridal Collection fall autumn - English Wedding Blog (7)
Jenny Packham 2018 Bridal Collection fall autumn - English Wedding Blog (8)
Jenny Packham 2018 Bridal Collection fall autumn - English Wedding Blog (9)
Jenny Packham 2018 Bridal Collection fall autumn - English Wedding Blog (10)
Jenny Packham 2018 Bridal Collection fall autumn - English Wedding Blog (13)
Jenny Packham 2018 Bridal Collection fall autumn - English Wedding Blog (14)
Jenny Packham 2018 Bridal Collection fall autumn - English Wedding Blog (15)
Jenny Packham 2018 Bridal Collection fall autumn - English Wedding Blog (16)
Jenny Packham 2018 Bridal Collection fall autumn - English Wedding Blog (17)
Jenny Packham 2018 Bridal Collection fall autumn - English Wedding Blog (18)
Jenny Packham 2018 Bridal Collection fall autumn - English Wedding Blog (19)
Jenny Packham 2018 Bridal Collection fall autumn - English Wedding Blog (20)
Jenny Packham 2018 Bridal Collection fall autumn - English Wedding Blog (21)
Jenny Packham 2018 Bridal Collection fall autumn - English Wedding Blog (22)
Jenny Packham 2018 Bridal Collection fall autumn - English Wedding Blog (23)
Jenny Packham 2018 Bridal Collection fall autumn - English Wedding Blog (25)
Jenny Packham 2018 Bridal Collection fall autumn - English Wedding Blog (26)
Jenny Packham 2018 Bridal Collection fall autumn - English Wedding Blog (27)
Jenny Packham 2018 Bridal Collection fall autumn - English Wedding Blog (28)

For more information and stockists visit www.JennyPackham.com

Claire Gould

Claire spends her days writing - either in beautiful calligraphy or online. She lives on the edge of the English Lake District only minutes away from the beach, where she loves to escape and unwind. Claire's calligraphy can be found at www.byMoonandTide.com. Claire launched the English Wedding Blog in 2011 - it's been a top 10 UK wedding blog ever since, with a regional focus we hope you LOVE.

«

»

what do you think?

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Instagram – @englishweddingblog

  • Totally guilty - I hide behind my blog all the time. But this is me, and today's blog post is about what I do and where I live and what my desk is like, that kind of thing. #blogger #calligrapher #windyhair Photo credit lovely @jennyjonesphotography
  • Moment... @dalestephensphotography #oxfordshireweddingphotographer #weddingphotography #weddingphotographer #dalestephensphotography #elmorecourt (full wedding on English-Wedding.com today) - Venue Elmore Court styling @weddingcreationsuk
  • Photographers! Have you had a submission rejected by a wedding blogger? If you're not sure why, I might be able to cast some light. I've just published a short article with the top 10 reasons for rejecting wedding submissions - read it at www.English-Wedding.com and see if it helps! Photo by the fabulous @marriedtomycamera #weddingblog #weddingblogger #weddingphotographers #publishedphotographers #realwedding #weddingmagazine #weddingpr
  • Being a Mrs and saying “my husband” does make you feel like you’ve levelled up in the game of pretending to be a grown up ~ Hayley & Gilley (our gorgeous feature couple on the #englishweddingblog today!) Photos by @gemmagiorgio And that cake topper - handmade by the bride. LOVE! #essexweddingphotographer #2018wedding #essexphotographer #weddingphotographer #weddingphotography #engaged #ido #isaidyes #gettingmarried
#weddingideas #weddingplanning #essexbride #shesaidyes #ukbride
  • Just imagine the moment you walk down the aisle – or watch your spouse-to-be walking towards you – as a quartet of classical musicians take up their instruments and perform an achingly beautiful piece of music.... and we'll help you find your perfect string quartet on English-Wedding.com today with advice from @entertainmentnationuk  #englishweddingblog #stringquartet #strings #livemusicians #musicians #partyquartet #weddingquartet #classicalmusic #classicalsongs #avicii #wakemeup #cover #violin #viola #cello #entnation
  • All smiles :-) for this stunning editorial from a fab group of Sussex wedding suppliers - @balcombe.place -
-
Image || @gosiagrantweddings 
Bridal Gown || @whitedressesandtiaras 
Florist || @tigerstolilies 
Hair Stylist || @amymaughanhairdressing 
MUA || @kimberleylouisemakeup 
Styling & Planning || @inspiredbysusieevans 
Venue || @balcombe.place 	inspiredbysusieevans #balcombeplace #sussexwedding #sussexcountrymanorhouse #bride #bridal #fireplace #weddingplanning #weddingplanner #sussexweddingplanning #weddingideas #weddinginspiration #weddingstyle #balcombe #sussexweddingvenue #love #styledshoot
  • Legend... I absolutely adore this whole wedding, but Grandma outshines even the bride in this pic! Image by @s2images
Venue: @hampdenhouseweddings
Hair & Make Up: @_sara_mua_
Dress: @daisysbridalcouture
More on www.English-Wedding.com today :-) #hampden #hampdenhouse #hampdenhousewedding #buckinghamshire #buckinghamshirewedding #buckinghamshireweddingphotographer #londonwedding
  • As vintage car hire folks @bookaclassic join the English Wedding Directory I can't resist sharing this stunning shot by @makowskiphotography from a wedding we featured a few months back. I just love everything about it... the bride, the dress, the car - beautiful! #weddingcar #carhire #vintagecars #classiccar #carsofinstagram
Read previous post:
Bright, whimsical, boho wedding styling ideas with balloons, images by Sarah Maria Photography (12)
Alternative, bright wedding styling with pops of colour from The Faversham in Leeds

Let's begin the new week with something spectacularly gorgeous, shall we? This stunning shoot from Sarah Maria Photography ...

Close