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Shanna Melville’s new collection for 2018


Global Inspiration

Made up of 15 stunning bridal designs, Shanna Melville’s new collection has been inspired by Shanna’s travels around the world.

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As well as the design of the dresses, the fabrics have had a global route too. Shanna has scoured the corners of the globe to find the finest, most beautiful fabrics to create her amazing dresses.

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With fabrics from Italy, France, Portugal and Asia, Shanna also worked closely with a hand-beading expert in India, creating beautiful beaded designs for the collection.

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The soft, flowing fabrics are a key part of the feel of the collection, making this range perfect for laid-back, boho brides.

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Using silk chiffon, silk organza and a touch of tulle, Shanna kept the feel very ethereal and relaxed. She used French lace and gorgeous Indian hand-beading to compliment the fabrics and complete the look.

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The colour palette is neutral – featuring warm ivory and a hint of nude and the dresses feature delicate Bardot sleeves, open backs and spaghetti straps – making them ideal for summer brides or destination weddings.

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The collection’s bohemian vibe lent itself perfectly to the sun-soaked photoshoot in Byron Bay, Australia. The powder-soft sand and gleaming sea made a perfect backdrop to celebrate these gorgeous bridal styles.

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Shanna always has her clients in mind, “Whenever I am designing a new collection, I always try and channel my type of bride – she is someone who loves to travel, a free-spirited thinker and someone looking for a dress that’s a little different to the norm. I also believe the brides come to me looking for high-quality pieces that exude luxury and subtle sort of glamour”.

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All Shanna Melville dresses are made-to-measure, so each and every bride will be able to walk down the aisle with a bespoke-fitting gown that complements their figure beautifully. At Shanna’s welcoming London studio, each bride will have a one-on-one appointment to turn her dress dreams into a reality and the team will be there every step of the way, right through to the final fitting, to ensure the bride’s vision is met.

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Dresses in the 2018 collection start at £2,000 and are available from shannamelville.com and from Luella’s Bridal in Wimbledon, London.


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