A wedding-fashion afternoon tea
Feast your eyes on the eight wedding dresses here and all the oh-so-sweet reception style detail…
Photography by Shaneen Rosewarne Cox at Rosewarne Cox Photography (rosewarnecoxphotography.co.uk)
Event by Fisher Productions (fisherproductions.co.uk)
Thanks a bunch!
London-based events florists Pinstripes & Peonies (pinstripesandpeonies.com) created beautiful table centre displays using hot pink roses and fragrant lily of the valley, while vintage china was supplied by The Crockery Cupboard (thecrockerycupboard.co.uk).
Meredith by Johanna Hehir
Work Forties elegance in this crepe button-back, scoop-necked gown. A statement hat is the perfect finish.
Meredith, £2100, johanna-hehir.com
Florence by Johanna Hehir
We heart the demure high neckline and low scoop back on this bias cut wedding gown for pure screen siren glamour.
Florence wedding dress, £2200, johanna-hehir.com
The talk of the town
Event caterers, Table Talk (tabletalk.co.uk) served up afternoon tea with iced cupcakes and raspberry and vanilla macaroons, followed by delicious canapes including seared beef dumplings, creamed goats cheese with balsamic jelly and crispy duck confit lollipops!
Elinor by Johanna Hehir
If you’re Elizabeth Bennett or Elinor Dashwood at heart, this Austen-esque empire-line dress with a soft sweetheart neckline, coloured lace detailing and matching shrug is the perfect beginning to your happy-ever-after.
Elinor wedding dress, £4300, johanna-hehir.com
Lucille by Johanna Hehir
We love… Lucille! Rock the aisle in this sassy frock with a sweeping fishtail train and silver-sharp detailing on the bodice.
Lucillie wedding dress, £4900, johanna-hehir.com
A rose by any other name…
Cocktails included chilled rose petal martinis (tabletalk.co.uk). Don’t mind if we do!
Felicity by Johanna Hehir
If you crave a pretty alternative to white, consider a softer shade of blush pink. The floral lace overlay on this gown covers a subtle rosy hue.
Felicity wedding dress, £3900, johanna-hehir.com
Regan by Johanna Hehir
Get the best of both worlds on your wedding day with this halterneck dress combining a beaded lace bodice with a cool, satin skirt.
Regan wedding dress, £2800, johanna-hehir.com
Catherine by Johanna Hehir
There’s something wonderfully Duchess about this V-neck with a cut-out back dress swathed in luscious cornelli lace.
Catherine wedding dress, £3315, johanna-hehir.com
Rosalie by Johanna Hehir
Tradition lovers will adore the French beading on this lace gown, while boho types will fall for the folk-style skirt.
Rosalie wedding dress, £3200, johanna-hehir.com
Wedding venue: Somerset House
Somerset House, a spectacular eighteenth century palace on the banks of the River Thames, can accomodate up to 80 guests for a ceremony and wedding breakfast and up to 150 guests for an evening reception with dancing. For further information, contact the events team on 0844 811 2532 or email: email@example.com (somersethouse.org.uk).