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Glamour and elegance: Great Gatsby inspiration in London

18 Jan 2013

Glamour and elegance: Great Gatsby inspiration in London

Stunning images from our bridal photo shoot at the London Eye Barracuda

There has been a distinctive shift in trends for bridal wear for 2013, with the best designers paying homage to the past when nothing short of high glamour and stunning elegance would do. The release of Baz Luhrmann’s film The Great Gatsby this year will play its part, reminding us of the beauty of the 1920s era-gowns, with dropped waists, luxurious embellishments and bejewelled hair accessories. This 1920s style gown by Jenny Packham emulates this style perfectly.

However, for a more traditional look, choose a beautifully-cut gown that drapes at the feet and includes lace detailing or handcrafted embroidery, like this strapless gown by Sassi Holford.

Whatever look you’re striving for on your big day, our online gallery of images will be sure to inspire you.



With thanks to the following suppliers who helped make this photo shoot possible.

Photography: Fiona Kelly, 07879 455 932

Venue: London Eye Barracuda

Stylist: Nadirah Kaba, 0207 605 2284

Hair & Make-up: Catherine Legg, 07971 529 718

Models: Ruth Frances Beer and Ben Flowerdew

Dresses: Jenny Packham, 020 7730 2264 and Sassi Holford, 0207 584 1532

Menswear: (Dress suits) Pal Zileri, 020 7493 2280, (shoes) Crocket & Jones, 020 7839 5239

Flowers: TBR Floral Design, 0207 734 6253



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