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Gem

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Gem got in touch with me via previous weddings I had done on Rock My Wedding. We discussed her awesome plans over fizz in Hammersmith. She talked about getting married in the town of Brading where she grew up and why the church and whole day would mean a lot to her family history.     Gem wanted to treat …

Olivia

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Olivia and I met in Searcy’s St Pancras and discussed our love of nutrition, champagne and sparkly bridesmaid dresses! Olivia was keen to be ‘her’ but on a really darn good day and with an absolute stunner of a gown by Temperley London we set about creating her wedding day look!     Olivia wore an antique brooch that had been …

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Kat

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Kat and I met on a VERY chilly January morning at Carluccios in the city. We talked about her past experiences with make up and hair styling- she wasn’t particularly enthralled with either of the given looks, and wanted a Make Up Artist and Hair Stylist that would help her reflect her personality, from both before and during motherhood.   …

Lucy

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Kylie, thank you so much for Saturday! I’ve just had the greatest weekend of my life! You were great and everyone looked beautiful. It was so nice having you with us getting ready in the morning, OH and the pool party the next day went well!   This urban cool human being, Lucy, contacted me wanting a cool, rocky, bohemian …

english ruins fine art bridal inspiration and style. natural hair and make up by kylie mcmichael, photography by kylee yee

English Ruins Bridal Style- The Wedding Sparrow

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  ” While we are completely in love with all things refined and with that minimalistic flair, we also fully appreciate the wilder side of things. Today’s beautiful feature boasts an abundance of natural textures, wildly composed florals, and super pretty texturized Karen Willis Holmes gowns. We’re fawning over the fine art pretty by Kylee Yee and Westwood Design so be sure to pin away for …

a 1960's vintage inspired bride wearing a mirror mirror lace wedding gown

Lucy

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    Hey lovely lady,I don’t really know where to start with all the thanks!! From start to finish you were professional, personable, bubbly, comforting and skilled. It takes a lot to make me feel beautiful, but you smashed it! You managed to nail the look I was after effortlessly, I felt elegant but with a 60s kick!! Everything I wanted, soo thanks, …

Natural make up and waved hair for a Halfpenny London Bride.

Rachel

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Rachel got in touch with me via a recommendation from her wonderful photographer Kat Hill. We chatted over Skype about her gorgeous Halfpenny wedding dress which was being handmade in London and the idea of tousled waves and GLITTER. This was music to my ears.     There’s always room for little ones! I calmed down Rachel’s nieces fly aways …

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Dani

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My beautiful South American soul, Dani. Dani got in contact with me via a lovely recommendation from Cecilia Di Vita at Heart Aflutter Bridal which is where she got her gorgeous dress from! We met over beers at The Archduke in Waterloo to discuss what she wanted from me for her day. Like most of my clients, Dani never wore …

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Rosie

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Rosie was my youngest Bride ever! And my tallest- not relevant unless you’re 5ft 2 like myself 😉 ! This statuesque beauty got in touch as she wanted something very ethereal and very different for her wedding at the incredible Babington House to compliment her bespoke gown by Anita Massarella. We bonded over coffee, literature and a love of old …

Vanessa

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Vanessa and I met over lots of prosecco in winter of last year, our initial meeting covered our almost the same honeymoon plans, shared teen party haunts and lasted just over 4 hours! Vanessa combined a make up lesson for her and her gorgeous Mumma Priscilla with a hair and make up trial for them both.     Vanessa’s look …

Katie

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Katie and I met on a very hot and sweaty day in a very hot and sweaty pub in St Paul’s over some very cold and much needed Pimm’s! She wanted something subtly glamorous. Waves, a beautiful nude lip and some lashes with a flick to compliment her lace dress.     Her sister wanted a super bohemian mermaid do, …

Francesca

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Francesca and I met in Carnaby Street over Mexican street food after she emailed wanting to look even more gorgeous in her Jenny Packham gown. Her now husband, photographer Michael Gray Newington took the first two of these beautiful photos.   I fell in love with the look that Francesca wanted, a sultry aubergine smokey eye and a bitten nude …

Heather

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When your mutual wedding photographer calls you ‘a legend’ to her clients, it’s always a delight when they get in touch! Heather dropped me an email via our mutual photographer Laura of LM Weddings, wanting a modern, bronzed and edgy do for her day. We met in Covent Garden for fizz as she discussed what she and didn’t want. Previous times …

Lucie

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Ahhhh Lucie. Ahh THAT DRESS 🙂 Lucie and I are super in love with everything French. We discussed food, fizz, Bardot, Tautou and Cotillard. Her wedding beauty inspiration was drawn heavily on their trés sophis and effortlessly sexy nature so after mood boarding we discussed and implemented her look. We started with skin- as always! Lucie had super dry and …

Mary

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This one has been a long time coming! Mary got married to her handsome man in Farringdon a couple of winters ago. They celebrated in style at Wilton’s Music Hall whilst she rocked a red lip and custom Jane Bourvis gown and her beau in the most fabulous burgundy velvet suit.   A flutter of lashes, red lip and edwardian style …

Alison

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Alison got married last year to her man, Nik. Both expats living in Singapore, lots of emails were exchanged about her look, her dress and general wedding gossip and chat! As a mother of newborn twin boys, Ali was looking forward to some yummy Mummy girly time, we gave her sexy tousled waves to frame her face and make the …

Emily

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Emily and I first met in Soho, at The Urban Tea Rooms- if you’ve never been, GO! Olive tapenade, proper canapés and fizz. We discussed our love of the french countryside, leather biker jackets with wedding dresses and all things juxta-glam.   Emily’s maids were also being treated to Hair and Make Up. A rocky smokey eye and braids for …

Emma

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I absolutely LOVED this family. I generally love all ladies I get to work with and their loved ones, but these guys? They were special. When Emma first sent me her emails, I imagined a quintessential English Rose. What I got was the funkiest  Asian fusion chicka with a name that came from her Mother’s love of English literature. This …

Harriet

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I do absolutely love a happy couple. And these images, courtesy of Laura McCluskey are absolutely so full of love and happiness. Harri married Joe last year. She requested a super simply low key autumnal make up look to let her dress and faux fur shrug do the talking. We settled on a barely there smokey eye, a vintage peachy …

Judi

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Judi came to me as she wanted a glamorous yet natural flutter of lashes and a peachy fresh complexion to go with her drop dead gorgeous Jenny Packham Aspen gown. I was also put in charge of beautifying Judi’s Sister and Mum.     All Make Up: Kylie McMichael Photography: Caro Hutchings Dress: Jenny Packham, Aspen  

Kiri

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Kiri contacted me for a fuss free, girly but not too girly look for her wedding day to Matt. She had some preferences for her hair, she didn’t want it to be too styled but she also wanted it to subtly sweep over her ears in a Bardot sexy dishevelled way. She also wanted some fluttery lashes, subtle flicks and …

Katie

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This wedding has proved to be that GORGEOUS it’s been given the Rock My Wedding seal of approval. Doesn’t she look absolutely stunning? Katie came to me as she wanted something different on her wedding day. Originally Katie wanted to do her own hair but after discussing what kind of head piece she would be going for, this beautiful and …