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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 …

Lucy

Boho, Brides, Country

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 …

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Hannah

Brides, Church, Country, Vintage

Dearest Kylie, How are you, doll?! Thank you so very much, I’d love to come and see you for a catch up and also for a skincare consult. Much love, Hannah xxxx   Where do I start with Hannah?! What an absolutely beautiful soul. From the moment Hannah emailed me, I knew I absolutely couldn’t wait to meet her and be involved with her …

Kate

Brides, Country, Vintage

  Kylie was the calm, down-to-earth, fabulously talented professional you want and need on the morning of your wedding! Right from the start, she was fantastic – reassuring, encouraging and she really does her research…creating a mood board so that you just know everything is going to be wonderful. Not only that, she worked her magic on my Mum (who …

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 …

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Lucy

Boho, Brides, Country, Vintage

    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, …

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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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Rosie

Boho, Brides, Church, Country, Vintage

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 …

Francesca

Brides, Church, Country

Francesca found me through her Sister in Law, Sophie. She had an artist in mind for her day but needed some help with her wonderful Mother in Law and Bridesmaids make up.   Francesca is a lady that knew exactly what she wanted the girls to look like so I implemented her vision of a shimmery pale lid with mauve liner …

Vanessa

Boho, Brides, Country

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 …

Lucie

Boho, Brides, Country, Vintage

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 …

Alison

Boho, Brides, Church, Country

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 …

Kellan

Brides, Church, Country

Kellan and I bonded over fizz at our local in Hammersmith. We talked lots about weddings, both of ours impending. Kellan was sold on my love of turning fine, flat hair into voluminous beauties. I loved her venue choices and THAT DRESS! After briefly turning Kellan into Marie Antoinette we got to work on that sexy chignon. I also gave …

Lisa

Brides, Church, Country, Vintage

  I am so lucky with my Brides, they’re all just so damn, COOL. Lisa’s a teacher based just outside of London and the look she as going for was very different to everyday life. 60’s glamour that included her everyday staple. Her specs. And boy, do I LOVE a lady in specs.     Because of Lisa’s specs, we …

Serene and Gavin

Beach, Country, Engagements

Serene got in touch with me last year after a recommendation from the awesome and ever so pleasant photographer Albert Palmer. Serene and her Fiancé Gavin were flying into the UK from Singapore in late Spring 2013 for their engagement shoot with Albert  and wanted a Make Up Artist and Hair Stylist. They were staying at the beautiful and calming …