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 wedding dressmaker, taking your ideas and transforming them into the wedding dress of your dreams. Her warmth and personal service makes having a couture wedding 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 wedding dressmaker, designing and hand crafting exquisite bridal gowns using a mix of traditional and modern techniques, luxurious fabrics and stunning embellishments. Having your wedding dress custom 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 bridal studio is a calm and peaceful place, set in the tranquil countryside on the Berkshire/Hampshire border. All commissioned wedding dresses are designed, made and fit 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 wedding 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. She covers Berkshire and Hampshire, Surrey, Wiltshire, and surrounding areas. With prices from £1600, having a custom made wedding dress is acessible to all brides.