Every time I see the little face at the top of Gilly Gray‘s website I grin right back. One little girl giving all the proof you could ask for that these are gorgeous flower girl dresses – and a treat beyond the wildest dreams of every little girl.

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Gilly Gray flower girl dresses – and the face that says just how wonderful they are!!

I just had to show you this – it would be more than rude, I’d be insane not to! Gilly Gray is a mother-and-daughter business in London. Gilly’s daughter Freya told me, “We are an independent shop specialising in made to measure flower girl dresses and accessories using the finest cottons, silks and satins. Our traditional designs can be made in any colour or accent to fit with your wedding palate”.

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The Victoria flower girl dress by Gilly Gray, London

Have a look at www.gillygray.com for more beautiful designs or email Gilly directly on Gilly@gillygray.com

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Are you having grown up bridesmaids for your wedding – but no little ones? It seems more and more of us are having grown up maids instead of asking our younger sisters, nieces and little cousins. Could this be a bit of an emerging trend for UK weddings, and if so, why?

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Has somebody written an article somewhere that says “Steer clear of small maids”?!

Jo from Driftwood and Daisies Flower Company emailed me a little while ago and mentioned that only two of her brides had chosen small bridesmaids and/or flower girls, the others are all having three or four adult maids instead.

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“It is a real shame if this is happening up and down the country as I do feel the pretty flower girls and maids do add a sense of innocence to the day and if captured well provide some fabulous images for the wedding album that adult bridesmaids could never achieve.”