We are creating the alternative catwalk show where you can see a host of fabulous wedding dresses. There will be some traditional dresses along with creative alternatives that are perfect for the festival inspired wedding. We will be bringing dresses from a selection of local and national independent wedding dress designers, most of these dresses are individual and not found on the high street.
At the Rock&Frocks catwalk the dresses will be teamed up with amazing head candy and bespoke rocks that you can add to your hair and drape perfectly around your neck, giving you Wedding Festival elegance in a flash.
Angels Carrying Savage Weapons are the Alternative Wedding Dress & Bespoke Corsets company to go to. They have been designing and making beautiful handmade British fashion since 2005. Specialising in traditionally made steel boned corsets, their company creates a product that is both elegant and unique but with a seductive twist. Taking inspiration from the heavily structured Victorian corsets and the sophisticated, classically glamorous look of the forties and fifties, they have created a luxury brand which is both sensual and seductive, making the wearer feel empowered.
On the catwalk you will see dresses from Anna D’Souza - Anna designs and makes bespoke wedding dresses and accessories as a one to one service from her studio in Princes House, Truro, Cornwall. “It’s great to see that a huge trend for brides right now is to relax and do things your own way.” Says Anna. “I love working with brides looking for something unique.” She uses traditional fabrics sourced from trusted silk and bridal suppliers whilst a beautiful ‘eco’ dress can be made using organic silks or hemp silk satin.
Holly Young creates Bespoke Wedding Hats. Holly has trained with the best milliners in the UK including Philip Treacy, Jane Taylor and The English National Opera Millinery dept. She studied her degree at the London College of Fashion and set up her own studio in Princes House, Truro, Cornwall 2010.
Holly takes inspiration from British heritage and nature to produce elegant and classic designs with a modern twist. Each hat is a beautiful object in its own right.
Kate Walker Bridal – Wedding dresses After 10 years of designing and manufacturing bridal wear, Kate Walker decided to create her own beautiful wedding boutique in the heart of Honiton, Devon. She works personally with clients and showcase her lovely designs. “I understand how important it is that a bride feels comfortable with the boutique from which she chooses to purchase her wedding dress. The process should be exciting and fun. This has been my main focus when creating the boutique. Gorgeous gowns in a gorgeous environment with my undivided attention.
Crown and Glory - Quirky Alternative Hair Accessories Get the ultimate head candy from Cornish company Crown and Glory. From fascinators to turbans, crowns to bandeau’s, headbands to bobby pins and combs – you name it, the super talented Sophie of Crown and Glory does it! Her designs rock and would look perfect at a festival wedding! I know that I’ll be donning my crown and glory headband at the FabWedFest this March.
Jo Amor Clothing You can find Jo Amor in the middle of Tiverton and it is go to shop as it is full of the latest fashion from Jackpot, French connection, Rosie Fox Jewellery, Tatty Devine and many more independent labels. This a great place to pick up an alternative wedding outfit or even a gorgeous wedding dress. Jo will be providing some finishing touches and amazing Rocks to the wedding dresses on the catwalk.