Catherine Blades is the British bridal designer to watch. She provides a fully bespoke service designing and creating stunning wedding gowns and occasion wear that are unique to each client.
Her superior knowledge of cut and fit set her apart from other designers. She is a highly skilled dressmaker, taking your ideas and transforming them into the dress of your dreams. Her warmth and personal service makes having a dress designed and made by her a truly wonderful experience, one that will have you feeling at ease, and thoroughly enjoying the process from beginning to end.
Catherine learned her craft with some big name designers, and over the past 20 years has refined her skills to become a couture dressmaker, designing and hand crafting exquisite gowns using a mix of traditional and modern techniques, luxurious fabrics and stunning embellishments. Having your wedding dress made for you is a uniquely creative and personal experience. Catherine designs with flare and innovation, and her creations are definitively cutting edge.
The beautiful Blades studio is a calm and peaceful place, set in the tranquil countryside on the Berkshire/Hampshire border. All commissioned dresses are designed, made and fitted by Catherine personally, and her welcoming nature will ensure the ultimate bridal experience. Her great care and attention to detail will leave you owning a stunning bespoke gown, perfect for your special day.
Catherine works by appointment and can offer timings to suit your busy schedule, with evening and weekend slots available. You can relax and feel unhurried and you will have her undivided attention as you work together to translate your ideas into the plans that will ultimately become your dream dress.