Wedding Dress Designer
Wedding Dress Designer
Andrea Hawkes is a wedding dress designer based in Clerkenwell, London. We create bridal dresses for individual clients based on our collection gowns. We welcome individual ideas and inspirations and we enjoy working with our clients to create either a collection dress, a made to measure collection dress or a one-off fully bespoke bridal dress.
Each wedding dress is specific in design and fabrics. All pieces are made in London in our design studio using a combination of luxurious fabrics such as, European silks and French laces. Our dresses are 100% natural fabrics, including linings and finishes. We pride ourselves on keeping our standards extremely high and offering the best service to our brides.
Our London bridal shop allows our brides to view our full bridal collection, gain an appreciation for our attention to details, choice of quality fabrics and quality of finishes and work with our team to create their wedding dress vision.
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Andrea Hawkes is a British wedding dress designer with a wealth of experience working within the Luxury British Bridal industry. Andrea has previously worked with some of the leading British Bridal Designers. This extensive experience working with many brides-to-be gives an understanding of the relationship between the bride and her designer, which is invaluable when deciding on your wedding dress design.
Andrea set up her London studio to undertake bridal dress designs in 2013. Having seen a demand for a refreshing approach to Bridal design, Andrea developed an initial contemporary collection of key shapes and styles.
The incredible response and success of her initial collection has led to a move to a boutique in Islington, London. The boutique is a considered space that is reflective of the ethos and understand that Andrea has for the Bridal experience for all brides.
“It has been a natural progression for me to start my own bridal design studio, having worked for some of the most established British Bridal Designers. My experience has shown me the importance of the relationship between the designer and the bride.
My ethos is to provide a personal and professional service in a welcoming and relaxed environment. The concept of simplifying the bridal experience by offering an honest approach to having a beautiful wedding dress made in London.”
Andrea designs classic shapes into modern bridal dresses using the finest natural fabrics, with attention to finishes and details creating a simplistic and strong aesthetic.
“Being a wedding dress designer with an appreciation for fashion design and garment fit is extremely important. It is the expertise to understand garments and how they fit the individual. I work with an experienced and talented team, who appreciate and understand our personal approach to each bride.”
Andrea believes in using only the finest silk and lace fabrics for her designs. All dresses are made using only natural European silks and French lace, including linings and finishes.
Andrea Hawkes boutique is based in the Central London creative hub of Clerkenwell, Islington. Clerkenwell is home to many independent companies and creative practices, which makes Amwell Street a perfect home for our boutique to be based.
Our modern, simplistic aesthetic shines through with its contemporary features in the boutique which highlights our obsession with simplicity and design.