Real Brides

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”After searching high and low online looking for a dress that was less ‘bridal’ I eventually stumbled across Andrea Hawkes. It was the first (and only!) wedding dress shop that I stepped foot into. I adored the use of clean simple lines, sumptuous silks and unusual fabrics to create a modern yet timeless elegance. I […]
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I had tried on a few dresses, but disliked the poor quality fabrics and the fussy designs that made me feel as if I was in fancy dress. Out of frustration I searched for ‘minimalist wedding dresses’ and Andrea Hawkes was one of the first hits. As soon as I entered the studio I knew […]
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“From the moment I walked into Andrea’s boutique, I knew she was the designer for me.  I have never been a fan of ‘normal’ wedding dresses so it was a relief to discover the simplicity and elegance of Andrea’s designs.  The only downfall of choosing my dress 17 months before the wedding was that I […]
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Olivia & Rachel

August 2016 “We were so lucky to live around the corner from Andrea Hawkes Bridal and walk past regularly and admire the dresses.  The process of making our dresses was an absolute dream. We came with not a lot of concrete style ideas, not a lot of lead time, and I didn’t even know whether […]
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“Thank you so much to the team at Andrea Hawkes for helping me create the perfect dress. Everything about it came together perfectly. It was beautiful, elegant and timeless and I could tell by the look on Tom’s face as I walked down the aisle that he thought the same. Sophie and the team we’re […]
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“After a few unsuccessful attempts at wedding dress shopping in boutiques (and being floored by the price for some of the dresses given the quality), a good friend told me to meet up with Andrea. I was instantly impressed at how much care and attention she gave to me – if you go to the […]
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“I started my bridal dress shopping quite early as i wanted to enjoy the process and didn’t have a particular look in mind. I knew I wanted something special but I also wanted to be comfortable and feel like myself. I visited Andrea’s stall at Brides the Show in Islington after a friend told me […]
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“I really cannot put in to words how grateful I am to Andrea and her amazing team – my dress was absolutely perfect. I came to the studio only five months before my wedding, with no clear idea of what I wanted, only a sense of how I wanted to feel in my dress. Andrea […]
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“Andrea and the whole team are fantastic. Having tried on many wedding dresses I popped into Andrea Hawkes on a whim and spoke to her about the dress I had in mind. We worked on the design together and she sourced me the most incredible fabric. The whole process was professional and enjoyable and I […]
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“Working with Andrea on my dream wedding dress was a truly amazing experience. From starting out with very few ideas and no real enthusiasm, Andrea gave me so much inspiration and had so many good ideas that suddenly it was difficult to make up my mind. Andrea guided me through every part of the process, […]
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“I first met Andrea at the beginning of my search for a dress at a bridal fair in islington. She immediately stood out to me as being different to the other bridal designers that I’d seen. Her designs are so modern and everything she produces has so much style and beauty.  My husband and I […]
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“After hours spent online and trailing through numerous boutiques, finding Andrea’s studio was like a breath of fresh air. I could tell from just looking at her studio interior, this would be the place. The atmosphere in the studio is very relaxed, which is testament to the friendly and efficient team Andrea has assembled. I […]
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