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 wedding. Hannah had very unfortunately for her, but fortunately for me been underwhelmed and very let down by two previous trials with other Make Up Artists and Hair Stylists. She came to me with the hope of being guided and inspired as to what would work with her incredible fully sequinned Jesus Peiro Gown via Blackburn Bridal.
Look at that angle! Such beautiful eyes, Hannah! Thank you Benjamin Mathers for sharing these with us.
We discussed her ideas over fizz at The Shard and decided we would try a flutter of lashes, glowing winter skin and try a couple of different hair styles as she was unsure as to whether to wear it up, down or somewhere in between. I simply KNEW it HAD to be down and with an epic level of sophistication and glamour. Luckily, Hannah put her complete trust in me and after a quick hair up experimentation we set her hair into tight rollers and rolled them out into a long marcel/ Hollywood red carpet wave. We were both completely hooked with how absolutely gorgeous she and everything else looked.
The morning of Hannah’s wedding was a calm and relaxing one spent at her Mum’s cottage eating scrambled eggs and haggis- a new favourite of mine! Drinking tea and opening presents from loved ones whilst I set her hair and applied eye masks.
Look at that WAVE! Vintage love.
Hannah’s rockstar hottie of a Mumma ( a blonde Chrissie Hyde, right?! ) decided she wanted a bit of glamour too, I blow dried and re set her very fine waves, adding specific texture to her fringe. A facial massage plumped and evenly hydrated her complexion and for make up I built a gorgeous editorial style smokey eye using golds and bronzes and finished with plenty of volumising black mascara. We also built Kate’s very very fine and sparse eyebrows up with various shadow and pencil textures. This is very common with Mum’s, as we mature, our hair does too and can become thinner. Kate’s a fan of bright lipstick so we amped the edgy glam and gave her a red lip too! Amazing.
Absolutely beyond stunning, and a gorgeous gorgeous couple.
That is one incredible dress, right?!
Photography: Benjamin Mathers
Wedding prep and reception venue: The Old Hall, Ely
Wedding ceremony venue: Ely Cathedral