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Kate

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Kate and I shared stories about our similarly crazy upbringings and speaking without a filter over Pornstar Martinis in The Archduke.  I knew she was going to be an epic client due to her no faffing, brutal honesty and delightfully hilarious nature. A kind hearted, passionate Bride, wanting to look unashamedly epic for her wedding day in Hampstead.     …

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Kat

Boho, Brides, City

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.   …

Helen

Brides, City

Hi lovely, I just wanted to drop you a line and say thank you for Saturday. You did an absolutely amazing job with us all, and we had lots and lots of comments on how beautiful everyone was  You were such a welcome calming influence while we were getting ready – I had a brilliant time. I hope you had a good drive back …

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Sophie

Brides, City, Vintage

  Kylie, Thanks for doing such an incredible job on my hair and make-up yesterday. I felt a million dollars: super confident, glam and vintage but also natural, daytime and very recognisably myself: not an easy thing to achieve!! Both hair & make-up stayed perfect all day and I couldn’t be happier with how it looked. Your presence in the morning …

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Connie

Brides, City, Vintage

Connie and I met in the city for a lovely cold prosecco and Pret leftovers! We spoke about all things wedding and talked about the epic continent hopping honeymoon Connie and her beau had planned. I loved that Connie talked very enthusiastically about having a bold matte red lip and false lashes- my kinda Bride!     To echo the …

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Brides

Brides, Church, City, Country, Vintage

    Photography: Catherine Gratwicke Make Up and Facial Male Grooming: Kylie McMichael using Bobbi Brown Make Up and Grooming Assistant: Raine Telles Photographic Assistant: James Deacon Creative Director: Elizabeth Edwards at Conde Nast Lifestyle and Fashion Stylist: Lucinda Turner at Conde Nast Lifestyle Assistant: Jessie Roseblade at Conde Nast Hair Styling: Imran Chowdray   Photographed on location at Hotel …

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Louise

Brides, City, Vintage

Louise got married last Winter to her beau in East London. Pre wedding we met in town and chatted about her love for mixing a glamorous vintage look with modern elegance.     We experimented during her trial with a modern deconstructed marcel wave and a full on 1920’s headpiece. Louise decided that actually she didn’t want to go as …

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Dani

Boho, Brides, Church, City

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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Kirsty

Brides, City

Kirsty wanted super glowy, clear skin and delicate eye make up to go with her beautiful Charlie Brear gown. During her trial we had a play with Edwardian style half up half down, and a low Edwardian style bun. Kirsty decided she didn’t want that at all and we ended up completing the look with a blow dry and a …

Abi

Brides, Church, City, Vintage

Abigail got in touch looking for a Make Up Artist and Hair Stylist that wasn’t too stuffy but that was going to help transform her usual day look into something completely glam to match her Jenny Packham dress and headpiece.   After a trial run of a red lip and loose set marcel waves to emphasis her gorgeous curls, Abigail …

Katie

Boho, Brides, Church, City

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

Boho, Brides, City

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 …

Haniah

Asian, Brides, City

Oh, Haniah. My gorgeous, gorgeous Haniah. Where do I start? Our meeting was the 5th floor of Harvey Nicks and a little hasty! I also had to wrap my head around 4 days of wedding shooting; two mixed faith ceremonies, one western party and one single faith get together ( not pictured for religious reasons but you can find the …

Maria

Brides, Church, City

    I cannot recommend Kylie enough to all the Brides to be! She did a wonderful job on my hair and make-up that looked flawless throughout the entire day (even during the unusually warm day!) Kylie made me feel at ease from the start, having flown in from the States just the night before, she sprayed on some rose …

Heather

Boho, Brides, City

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 …

Laura

Brides, City

Laura and her beau got married during Gay Pride! It absolutely chucked it down but they managed to get outside for some glorious photos with the party goers. So much love!   Laura was after a peachy complexion to compliment her freckles. Something simple and pretty to commentate that beautiful Jenny Packham gown. Laura’s Mumma had sensitive skin and never wore …

Mary

Boho, Brides, City, Vintage

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 …

Clare

Brides, City, Vintage

Awww Clare! My Aussie delight! We had our meet up over icy cold Prosecco at The Riding House Cafe in London. It was a very sweaty day in London and we cooed over how cool it was in there! Clare talked me through the looks she wanted to try for the day for her and her sister. Neither wore a …

Emma

Boho, Brides, City

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 …

Tasha

Brides, City, Vintage

  Tasha and Anthony had the kind of wedding I wanted to completely change mine because of. They decided to get married on the anniversary of their first date. With just 14 guests attending. It also involved a sister in Australia attending via Skype and copious amounts of love, romance and spontaneity.     Tasha contacted me TWO DAYS before …

Harriet

Boho, Brides, City

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 …

Kiri

Boho, Brides, City, Vintage

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 …

Catherine

Brides, City, Vintage

Catherine came to me because she wanted a completely flawless complexion for her Wedding Day. I pride myself on being able to give my clients the most radiant base for their make up so was totally thrilled to oblige! As well as a flutter of lashes and ‘just bitten’ red lip, she wanted to use her beautifully curly hair in …

Ally

Brides, City, Vintage

  My second wedding this year was again with one of my favourite Wedding Photographers, Laura McCluskey. Ally contacted me after Laura recommended me ( isn’t she a sweetie?) She already had someone fabulous to do her hair and wanted a Make Up Artist to complete the look.     I absolutely LOVE that so many of this year’s Brides …

Jean

Brides, City

My first wedding of the year was a pretty fabulous one. Jean dropped me an email asking if I could lend my services for her and her Bridal party so I packed up my kit and headed to her beautifully quirky and grown up abode in south east London for a trial. She wanted something classy, modern, elegant and fuss …

Katie

Boho, Brides, City, Vintage

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 …