MEET THE MAKER - ELLIE LOWE
Ellie Lowe is a dressmaker who specialises in beautifully bespoke handmade wedding dresses. Based at her studio in Stroud, she has a stunning core collection of dresses which you can try on to help you choose your ideal wedding dress before discussing with her any alterations or elements which you may want to add or remove. Ellie will then design and make your bespoke dress to your exact specification, making sure it fits like a glove.
Ellie also specialises in vintage wedding dresses and has a collection of gowns which she alters to breathe new life into these classic dresses.
the write wedding went behind the scenes of Ellie Lowe Wedding Dresses to find out all about the beautiful gowns, Ellie's style and a little bit about Ellie Lowe too.
MEET THE MAKER: ELLIE REVEALS ALL ABOUT ELLIE LOWE WEDDING DRESSES
DESCRIBE YOUR BUSINESS IN THREE WORDS...
Unique, personal, quirky
WHAT DO YOU DO AT ELLIE LOWE WEDDING DRESSES?
At Ellie Lowe Wedding Dresses I, Ellie, design and make wedding dresses!
WHAT MADE YOU WANT TO START ELLIE LOWE WEDDING DRESSES?
I had lots of people asking me to make them wedding dress as they couldn’t find what they were looking for and it went from there.
WHAT’S YOUR FAVOURITE THING ABOUT BEING THE OWNER OF ELLIE LOWE WEDDING DRESSES?
I love meeting new people and there is nothing better than to make someone the most important dress that they will ever wear.
WHAT'S YOUR FAVOURITE STYLE OF WEDDING DRESS?
I love the art deco era so it will have to be something out of flowing silk and oozing elegance.
WHAT ADVICE WOULD YOU GIVE TO BRIDES LOOKING TO GET A BESPOKE DRESS MADE WITH YOU?
To trust me in helping them find the perfect style. I have been making dresses for nearly 25 years so know I thing a or two about what will work and I will make their dress fit like a glove.
DO YOU PREFER MAKING BESPOKE DRESSES FROM SCRATCH OR BREATHING NEW LIFE INTO VINTAGE PIECES?
A bit of both. I love the process of the design through to fittings to final finished dress with bespoke but also love the creative aspect of working out what the vintage dress could be.
WHAT WEDDING TRENDS DO YOU SEE HAPPENING IN 2022?
I think that brides are going to go with their own unique style, so anything goes. It's been such a strange few years of uncertainty for the wedding industry that brides will take control in 2022 and go for it!