Real Brides

Here are just a few of Debbie Carlisle’s real brides - browse the pictures below to find inspiration for your own wedding accessories!

If you would like to have your photograph included in this gallery of happy Debbie Carlisle brides please send your pictures (with the photographer’s name and website) to - we would love to see them!

Debbie Carlisle Real Bride Nora Pearl Flower Hair Comb

Rebekah chose my Nora hair comb to compliment her lace gown. The combination of these crystal flowers and the floral lace of her dress is just perfect! "I absolutely love how Nora looks with the dress!!" Photographs Jay and the Giant Lens

Debbie Carlisle Real Bride Minna Pearl Flower Hair Pins

Claire chose my Minna hair pins as the finishing touches for her bridesmaids. These mother of pearl flowers pins were the perfect way to bring together their gorgeous bouquets and dresses. Photographs Andy Griffin Photography

Debbie Carlisle Real Bride Sydney Statement Crystal and Pearl Hairvine with Birdcage Veil

Michelle chose my Sydney statement crystal and pearl hairvine combined with a birdcage veil for her wedding day. This glorious combination offered two unique looks for the ceremony and reception. Photographs Rachel Barkman Photography

Debbie Carlisle Real Bride Isabella Pearl Flower Silver Hairvine

Italian bride Monia chose my Isabella hairvine in silver to complete her accessories for her wedding day. With a fantastic cashmere sweater, Isabella played the perfect supporting role. Photographs Memory Wedding Tuscany

Debbie Carlisle Real Bride Hattie Statement Crystal Headband

Trina chose my Hattie headband for her super glamourous wedding look. "I searched for a long time to find a vintage looking headband but as soon as I stumbled across this one I knew straight away that it was the one for me! A big thank you for creating a beautiful piece and making me feel special on my wedding day." Photographs Storybook Weddings

Debbie Carlisle Real Bride Waterfall Jewellery Bouquet Posy

Helen chose a bespoke small teardrop shower brooch bouquet for her wedding and had these glorious words of praise. "The bouquet was just stunning! It now has pride of place displayed in my living room and I hope someday another member of the family gets to use it on their special day!" Photographs John Edward

Debbie Carlisle Real Bride Isadora Silver Crystal and Pearl Hairvine

Hayley chose my Isadora hairvine to compliment her fabulous beaded wedding dress. Isadora offers enough sparkle to shine in her own right, without fighting with the detailing of this glorious dress. Photographs Amanda Manby Photography

Debbie Carlisle Real Bride Haillie Silver Wire Crystal and Pearl Circlet Hairvine

Natalie chose my Haillie Circlet in silver for her wedding day, perfectly suiting the wild settings for her photos. Think mermaids, sea nymphs and all things magical hiding in fairy-tale coastal coves and caves! "I loved wearing it! We had a fantastic day. I'm hoping it will now become a treasured heirloom. Thank you!" Photograph Bill Baillie

Debbie Carlisle Real Bride Delores Beaded 1920s Bridal Headband

Ro chose Kate Beaumont's Delphinium wedding dress for her relaxed countryside wedding. Kate and I collaborated to create this dress which features belt and shoulder details made by myself. Ro also chose my Delores headband which perfectly suited her glamorous 1920's look. Photographs Ellie Gillard Photography

Debbie Carlisle Real Bride Isabella Gold Crystal and Pearl Flower Wedding Headband

Sam chose Isabella for her wedding day. The golden warmth of this delicate hairvine worked perfectly with the peach tones in her gorgeous bouquet. Photographs Firsthand Photography

Debbie Carlisle Real Bride Hattie Statement Crystal Bridal Headband

Gemma chose my Hattie headband to bring out the subtle detailing of her wedding dress. This a statement design and both Hattie and Gemma truly shone that day! Photograph Lake District Wedding Photography

Debbie Carlisle Real Bride Small Rosa Pearl Flower Hair Comb

Alice chose my small Rosa hair comb which perfectly suited her 1920's inspired wedding day. However, it wasn't just Alice who loved her hair accessory, her groom Jamie looks pretty smitten too! Photographs Rich Beaumont Photography 

Debbie Carlisle Real Bride Natalia Vintage Style Crystal Hair Comb

South African bride Claire chose a bespoke teardrop bouquet and Natalia hair comb to complete her simply dazzling bridal ensemble. Claire's mother, Gill, had this fantastic praise upon delivery of the bouquet "The magnificence of the bouquet does not transfer to photo, nor the beautiful headpiece. All are so "alive" in real life. We are admiring all in the evening light and the brilliance is dazzling. It's going to be breathtaking in sunlight! My gratitude for creating the pièce de resistance of the wedding spectacle and a heirloom for our future. Claire is going to SPARKLE!!" Photographs Jacki Bruniquel

Debbie Carlisle Real Bride Anya Swarovski crystal and pearl wedding hairvine

Sharon chose my Anya headband hairvine in silver to compliment the real star of her show, her dress! "My wedding dress was designed by my mother-in law, who starting making it nearly 40 years ago but never got to finish the design (as she was pregnant with my to be future husband). When I saw it (still with pins in it and a little dusty from hanging in the wardrobe for 40 years) I just knew that it was the dress. Fortunately, with only a few weeks to go we were able to get it fitted and ready for the day" Photograph Jennie Browne Photography

Debbie Carlisle Real Bride Maisie Gold Wire Crystal and Pearl Hairpins

Liz chose a trio of gold Maisie hairpins for her wonderfully rustic wedding. After choosing loose curls, Maisie was the perfect option for nature-inspired relaxed look. Photographs Matt Parry 

Debbie Carlisle Real Bride Diana Statement Crystal Bridal Headband

Michelle chose my Diana headpiece for her wedding day and had these wonderful words of praise "I just wanted to get in touch and thank you for the wonderful headband you made for me. I adored it on the day and it was admired by many. Thank you so much for giving me the perfect finishing touch to our wedding day." Photograph Ian at Kudos Photography

Debbie Carlisle Real Bride Sylvie Gold Floral Hairvine Comb

Katie chose my Sylvie hairvine to compliment her floral filled wedding day. With a garden reception next door to the church, a groom sporting floral prints and succulents, the mother of pearl flowers in Katie's hair fitted the theme perfectly. Photographs Owen Howells Photography

Debbie Carlisle Real Bride Rosa Beaded and Pearl Bridal Hair Comb

Nicole chose my Rosa hair comb and Lily sash to wear for her reception. After choosing fresh flowers and a veil for the ceremony, this combination brought subtle glamour to the party and promised not to get in the way on the dance floor! Photographs by Victoria Phipps Photography 

Debbie Carlisle Real Bride Cora Silver Crystal and Pearl Hairvine

Kayleigh chose my Cora hairvine for her Spanish wedding. This piece perfectly suited  her classic up-do and glittered in the Ibiza sunshine. Photographs Ibiza Star Films

Debbie Carlisle Real Bride Bespoke Bijoux Crystal Headband and Birdcage Veil

Charlotte chose a bespoke large Bijoux headband and birdcage veil to accompany her elegant 50's look "Thank you again so much for my perfect headband. Everyone commented on how pretty it was and I felt like a princess in it all day!" Photographs James & Lianne Wedding Photography

Debbie Carlisle Real Bride Sybil Silver Crystal and Pearl Hairvine

Holly chose my Sybil hairvine and proved that this design works equally beautifully with a short pixie crop as with longer or up-do hairstyles. "Looking back at these just reminds me how amazing your beautiful piece made me look and feel, thank you from the bottom of my heart" Photographs Christopher Lewis Photography

Debbie Carlisle Real Bride Grace Cuff Grace Headband

Liz chose my Grace headband and cuff for her wedding day and had these kind words of praise. "I loved wearing it so much!! Everything looked perfect and complemented Dan's suit so well. I smile every time we look at the pictures."

Debbie Carlilse Real Bride Odette Statement Crystal Wedding Headband

Natalie chose my Odette headband to compliment her tousled romantic curls and loosely pinned up do...perfect for this dramatic backdrop! "I absolutely loved my head dress, thank you so much". Photograph Mylo Photography

Debbie Carlisle Real Bride Bespoke Satin Rose and Pearl Posy Bouquet

Real bride Juliana left this wonderful praise for her bespoke satin rose and pearl Posy Bouquet and Buttonhole "We loved the bouquet and the buttonhole that travelled a lot. People said that they were very original in Spain and in Brazil."

Debbie Carlisle Real Bride Blanche Silver Crystal Pearl Hairvine Comb Asymmetric

Real bride Georgie chose my Blanche hairvine to compliment her flowing loose curls and the intricate lace bodice on her gown. Georgie also chose my Lauren earrings to complete her look. Photographs Jamie Dunn Photography

Debbie Carlisle Real Bride Sydney Silver Crystal Pearl Hairvine Comb

Real bride Stephenie had ceremonies in the UK and Hong Kong to celebrate her marriage. With four dresses required for the party in HK, my Sydney hairvine comb offered the versatility to co-ordinate with each...and didn't add too much extra weight to the luggage allowance! Photographs by Marie-Lloyd Photography

Debbie Carlisle Real Bride Small Sybil Hairvine Comb Silver Crystals and Pearls

My small Sybil hairvine comb was the perfect choice for bride Claire. "I knew I wanted some sort of headpiece that would sit above my veil, however I was finding it difficult to find something that went with the detail of my dress. After searching for months I finally found your amazing work on Love My Dress and I knew instantly that this was what I had been searching for. It matched my dress perfectly and I loved wearing it on my wedding day." Photographs by Craig and Eva Sanders

Debbie Carlisle Real Bride Haillie Gold Halo Circlet Headpiece

Greta chose my gold Haillie halo circlet for her bohemian and rustic themed wedding on the Amalfi coast of Italy. "Thank you for this wonderful piece of jewellery and the amazing service I received from you. I felt like a princess wearing the headpiece you created." Photograph by Aberrazioni Cromatiche Studio

Debbie Carlisle Real Brides Evie

Australian bride Alyssar chose Evie for her classically elegant, yet relaxed wedding. The combination of Evie's delicate pearl tendrils perfectly suited the floral lace bodice of Alyssar's gown. Photographs by Claire Penn

Debbie Carlisle Real Bride Hattie

Fiona sparkled on her wedding day after choosing a Hattie headpiece to complement her vintage styled wedding gown and hair. "Just wanted to drop you an email to say how magnificent the Hattie was! Lots of our friends commented on how unusual and beautiful it was. I was so pleased with the look and it is now a very treasured future family heirloom." Photographs by Owen Mathias Photography 

Debbie Carlisle Real Bride Bespoke Astrid

 A bespoke Astrid, featuring double floral detailing, provided perfect versatility for bride Naomi. "On the day, she was just perfect; from the more formal look with my veil for the church to the more relaxed version with hair-down in the evening. I have lost count of the people who commented on how beautiful and different she was" Photographs by Tori Hancock

Real bride wearing Debbie Carlisle Sydney hair vine wedding headpiece

Beautiful US bride Brittany chose the Sydney hair vine for her wedding, pinning it into the back of her gorgeous waved locks to create an elegant and glamorous with a relaxed bohemian edge. Photographs by Ashley Errington Photography.

Real bride wears Debbie Carlisle Imogen combSaskia chose the Imogen comb for her wedding which complemented her elegant up-do and bridal style perfectly. Saskia said: "We had the most perfect day and the comb with the dress was the exact vision I'd hoped for!" Pictures by Millie and Belle Photography 

crystal leaf wedding headband by Debbie Carlisle

Amy chose the Lauren crystal leaf bridal headband for her wedding and we wrapped the headband in dark brown satin ribbon so it toned with her gorgeous dark hair and the vintage style embellished area seemed to float delicately on her head. Picture by

Crystal deco vintage wedding headband by Debbie Carlisle

Kate chose the Greta crystal deco vintage bridal headband to accessorise her glorious beaded Eliza Jane Howell wedding gown which she found at Debbie Carlisle stockist Cicily Bridal in Ashby de la Zouch. Such a gorgeous example of vintage bridal styling!

1930s inspired wedding with David Fielden dress and statement crystal headpiece by Debbie Carlisle

Gorgeous bride Saffron chose the Hattie crystal deco ribbon tie wedding headband to complement her slinky David Fielden gown for a truly luxurious 1930s inspired bridal look. Pictures by Matt Gillespie Photography via the Love My Dress wedding blog.

Gold wedding hair vine bridal accessory

Rachel chose the gold mother of pearl Astrid wedding hair vine comb to accessorise her beautiful gown from my stockist Blackburn Bridal Couture in London. She chose to wear the piece at the back of her beautiful up-do which really helped to highlight the gorgeous detailing on the back of her gown. Pictures by

Brooch bouquet in silver and pearl by Debbie Carlisle

Lorna and Guy chose a bespoke handmade Debbie Carlisle small silver teardrop brooch bouquet for their wedding and Lorna accessorised with Debbie's Coppelia headband design to complete her elegant bridal look. Guy and Lorna both travelled to Debbie's studio for a consultation to choose Lorna's accessories and see some bouquet designs for themselves before settling on a style and colour. Guy said: "The bouquet is amazing, Lorna was so happy when it arrived, everyone at the wedding was talking about it and how different it was to the standard bouquet and how amazing it looked. We can now pass this down to Lorna’s daughters if and when they get married!"

wedding hair vine Sylvie silver pearl and crystal

Rebecca chose the Sylvie silver crystal and pearl bridal hair vine to finish off her beautiful bohemian look. She moulded the strands at the back of her hair to look more relaxed and to create a lovely look that was unique to her. Rebecca said: "I absolutely loved it and got a lot of compliments, it went perfectly with my Charlotte Balbier dress. Thanks for all your help in helping me choose it." Photographs courtesy of

wedding hair vine bespoke Astrid gold crystal and mother of pearl flower

Cassie chose a bespoke version of the gold Astrid crystal and mother of pearl hair vine which we slightly tweaked so the long end of the vine extended further around her head. Cassie said: "My headband was my favourite part of my outfit...It was just incredible and I can't wait to wear it again, I so love it!" With thanks to for the lovely photographs.

Paola chose the Odette statement silver crystal beaded bridal headband for her wedding to Mark. She said: "I received many compliments about it on the day and I felt very special wearing it. I just wish I could wear it every day!" Picture courtesy of

Helen wears Lily pearl beaded statement wedding headband by Debbie Carlisle

Super-bright posies and bridesmaids in funky kitten ear headbands ensured Helen and Ainge's wedding was one of the most colourful we've seen! Helen chose the Debbie Carlisle Lily statement wedding headband to complement her amazing vintage style hair, which worked perfectly with her ivory lace gown. Pictures courtesy of

Silver mother of pearl beaded wedding forehead headband

Natalie wore the silver Isabella ribbon tie headband in mother of pearl and crystal as a bohemian forehead band for her summer wedding.

Emma chose the silver Astrid wedding hair vine comb to complement her pretty and relaxed half-up hair style. She teamed her headpiece with the delicate Flora crystal flower stud wedding earrings which mirrored the shape of the mother of pearl flowers in her headpiece perfectly.

Holly chose the Sylvie wedding hair vine comb in silver which her hair stylist wove into and around her beautifully glossy curls to create a look that was totally unique to her and very pretty and delicate. Pictures courtesy of Jen Owens at

teardrop crystal wedding earrings

Rachel chose the Coppelia earrings for her wedding to Dom. Pictures by Jess Petrie Photography, visit

Laila chose a bespoke version of the Darcey headpiece which we turned into a single strand design sitting on a black satin-wrapped headband so it floated in her hair and added a subtle touch of crystal sparkle to complement her gorgeous shimmering gown. 

Stunning bride Suzanne chose the Great Gatsby art deco-inspired Lauren wedding headband to complement her beautifully beaded 1920s style gown. Pictures courtesy of

Julia and Don - who met as members of Rod Stewart's band - married in a stunning Los Angeles temple. Julia chose the Lana crystal ribbon tie headband to perfectly match her loose waves and bohemian beaded wedding gown.

Debbie Carlisle Sylvie headpieceRachael chose the Sylvie hair vine comb in antique gold which was the perfect colour to flatter her gorgeous auburn hair. Pictures

Italian bride Mariapia teamed my Aurora flower comb with two Aurora leaf combs to create her own special look for her romantic wedding in fair Verona - the epitome of relaxed elegance! Picture: PHPlus

Helen chose the Hattie statement headpiece on a fixed headband to complement her simple gown beautifully. Picture:  

Tara chose the Olivia three leaf bugle bead comb - which looked stunning against her gorgeous dark  hair! Pictures:

Kerry wore the Odette headband and teamed it with a Mae cuff and Della earrings to complete her beautiful romantic look for her relaxed and fun wedding. Pictures:

Elena commissioned Debbie to make her a Jewel Brights teardrop bouquet to take to her elopement from the UK to New York. Pictures: Nicki Fietzer

Carla from Brooklyn, New York, chose the ‘Hattie’ statement crystal headband to finish off her elegant bridal look. She said: “It was absolutely perfect, and received endless compliments! Your work is so unique and of such high quality! It was an absolute pleasure to wear it.” Picture Alexis Stein Photography

Olaitan commissioned Debbie to make a Lavish teardrop bouquet in Jewel Brights tones for her equally lavish wedding in Nigeria. Pictures: