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Good morning, lovelies! We have a real treat for you today, with the most beautiful bespoke designer wedding dress and fabulous florals and stationery from a team of incredibly talented London wedding creatives. The images are all on film by Alexander J Collins, and the bespoke dress and concepts for the shoot are by the amazing designer Caroline Arthur. Caroline’s vision and realisation of this photoshoot mirrors her instinctive and breathtaking wedding gowns. You’ll see final touches being made to the dress, which is a creation of real beauty, and captured in the most stunning way in this delightful collection of images.

I am thrilled to say Caroline Arthur is a member of the English Wedding blog, and I will leave you in her very capable hands as she introduces the concepts behind this look, the creation of the dress, and the enchanting images you’re about to see.

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Welcome to an inspirational English black-tie wedding photoshoot at the sumptuous venue of National Trust property, Ham House in Richmond, featuring stylish real-life Italian couple Valentina and Andre.

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Hello! Are there any other book lovers out there this morning? There was a very sharp intake of breath here when I first saw where beautiful bride Hannah married her husband Nick, and fellow bookworms will be as enchanted by this as I was! Yes – it’s a library wedding. Today’s real wedding comes from the Memorial Library at Malvern College. Gorgeous, inspiring and a bit of a dream come true, I have to admit!

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I owe huge thanks to my lovely friends and wedding photographers Rob and Sarah Gillespie, who submitted this wedding for the blog. I do hope you love it as much as I do! But my heart is bursting even more with gratitude to Hannah and Nick for sharing their day with us all. They’ve injected such personality into their wedding day from start to finish I just wish I could have been there! Pretty much my dream wedding… so enjoy! Claire xxx

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A creative and personal library wedding at Malvern – Hannah and Nick

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