Here are just a few of Debbie Carlisle’s real brides -
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 firstname.lastname@example.org -
Italian bride Ilaria chose my Blanche deco inspired crystal and pearl hair vine for her wedding day. This hairvine worked perfectly with Ilaria's dramatic lace cape, complimenting the floral design, yet without competing for attention. Photographs Foto Studio 4A
Jenny chose my Hattie statement crystal headband and coordinating Hattie earrings for her wedding day. With simple lines to Jenny's gown, classic red lips and roses, Hattie brought vintage glamour and some serious sparkles in the sunshine! Photographs Matt Grayson
American bride Hannah chose my Sydney hairvine as an alternative to a veil for her wedding day in Louisville, Kentucky. I am so honoured that this piece has now become an heirloom. "It was perfect, thank you so much!! I loved the piece so much and I'm keeping it specially wrapped up for when my nieces are older and they can wear it for their weddings if they want!" Photographs Kriech-Higdon Photography
Natalie chose my Hattie statement crystal headband to accompany her vintage inspired full length sequin and beaded gown. The deco theme was perfectly mirrored in Natalie's other accessories, including my Arabella cuff and Juliet earrings, both sadly now discontinued. "I do love to glam up a black dress with the cuff and earrings. Thank you for making me feel like a (very glam) princess on my wedding day, my jewellery absolutely made the look" Photographs Dan Lord at Forecast Designs
Jane chose my Anastasia intertwined pearl flower and crystal hairvine for her wedding day. The pearl flowers worked perfectly with the delicate floral lace sleeves of her gown, whilst the gold added warmth and complemented Jane's hair and skin tone. Photographs Still Miracle Photography
Louise chose a bespoke design inspired by my Cherry hairvine and Coralie hair pins for her wedding day. The pearl flowers and intricate design balanced perfectly with the simplicity and elegance of her gown. Photographs Griffin Photography
Emily chose a bespoke version of my Evie hairvine in rose gold for her wedding day. The design alterations included lengthening the sides of the piece to create a circlet effect. Extra branches were also added to the centre of the hairvine and these took inspiration from my Coralie hairpins. Photographs Mark Cribb Photography
Sinead chose my Estelle crystal flower hairvine, worn as a headband, to accessorise her beautiful lace trimmed veil. Worn with understated jewellery, this subtle sparkle in Sinead's hair completed her look perfectly. Photographs Steven Hanna Photography
Sam chose my Arabella vintage style crystal headband to compliment the classic and clean lines of her wedding gown. This headband works wonderfully with Sam's long bob and gives the illusion of floating due to it's very thin band. Photographs Nicola Thompson Photography
Claire wore my small Sydney hairvine comb as a veil topper on her wedding day. These crystal flowers and delicate fronds were the perfect accompaniment to the beautiful silver beading on her gown. Photographs Craig & Eva Sanders Photography
Grace from Chicago chose my Ava feather and diamante headband for her vintage themed wedding and had these wonderful words of praise "This was actually the first piece I purchased for our wedding— I fell in love with it on Pinterest and used it to guide me as I went dress and accessory shopping! Thank you for making such beautiful pieces." Photograph Studio Finch Photography
Laura chose my Sylvie statement pearl flower hairvine in silver for her wedding day. This intricate, yet delicate design worked perfectly with the lightness of Laura's spaghetti strapped gown. Photographs by Matt Parry Photography
Linda chose my ivory Birdcage Veil to accessorise an existing headpiece wedding day. These veils are perfect for creating two looks for the ceremony and reception "I just wanted to thank you again for making my veil and on such short notice! We had an amazing wedding day and your veil made me look gorgeous,even if I do say so myself!" Photograph Claudia Rose Carter
Lucy chose my Sybil statement crystal and pearl hairvine for her wedding day. Lucy's mother also chose my Nora crystal hair comb resulting in the most glorious pairing of the two pieces on such a special day. Photographs Miki Photography and Ash Davenport.
Rachel chose my Elizabetta pearl flower hairvine in silver to accessorise to her elaborately beaded gown. With fringing and beading, Rachel's gown was the star of the show. The simplicity of this hair vine was perfect, adding an extra nod to the 1920's with it's forehead positioning. Photographs Samuel Docker
Chloe chose my Arabella vintage style crystal headband for her wedding day. Teamed with a veil for the ceremony, Arabella sparkled all through the reception too. Photographs Ben Beer and Louis Amore Photography
Kristine choose a combination of my gold Amy hairvine and Haillie hairpins to weave through her fabulous waterfall pleat. In addition, Rosemary was used to create an overall circlet effect. "I loved my hair vines and can’t wait to find an occasion where I can wear them again!" Photographs Paul Walker Images
Jenny choose my Estelle hairvine as a classic accompaniment to her full lace gown. As a petite bride, this hairvine offered subtle glamour without being overwhelming, whilst beautifully complimenting her chapel length veil. Photographs Hannah Duffy Photography
Silver chose my India hairvine in gold for her wedding day. This delicate crystal and pearl headband offered just the right balance to the elaborate beading on the bodice of Silver's gown. "Thank you again for the wonderful hair vine. It looked just incredible on the day and was loved by all." Photographs Isla Hampson Photography
Daisy chose my Sylvie hairvine comb in gold to complete her vintage inspired look for her wedding day. Sylvie beautifully complimented the gold embellishment on Daisy's gown, without overpowering it's flowing design. Photographs Cassandra Lane
Faye chose my Sydney crystal and pearl hairvine for her wedding day, a wonderful partner to the heavily embellished bodice of her wedding gown. Sydney also worked perfectly with Faye's choice of hairstyle and veil, offering a seamless transition from ceremony to reception. Photographs Joel Skingle Photography
Emma chose my Hattie crystal headband for some serious impact on her wedding day. Combined with an ultra modern gown, Hattie was a true statement accessory which perfectly balanced the minimalist lines of Emma's gown. Photographs S6 Photography
Louise chose my Maisie hairpin in rose gold for her wedding day and had these lovely words of praise. "I was so excited when I discovered your website and found your rose gold designs. I thought it could prove difficult to find a small hair pin to compliment my engagement and wedding rings. Maisie was the perfect design for me! The combination of pearls and sparkle complimented my wedding dress, while the leaf design was ideal for our Autumnal wedding." Photograph Aspect Photography
Leah chose Blanche to accompany her stunning embroidered veil. The floral embroidery through Leah's gown and veil were perfectly with the flowing tendrils of this crystal and pearl hairvine comb. Photographs by Ria Mishaal
Charlotte chose my Astrid asymmetric trailing floral hair vine in gold for her wedding day. Astrid worked perfectly with Charlotte's vintage 50's inspired hair style and her glorious lace gown. Photographs Emilie May Photography
Emma chose my small Teardrop Shower Brooch Bouquet as an alternative to a traditional floral bouquet for her special day. Combined with the flowing lines and understated embellishment of her dress, Emma's bouquet created a wonderful contrast. Photographs Jayne Dennis Wedding Photography
Elizabeth chose a combination of my Estelle hairvine and Saffron hair pins to create this flowing and relaxed look for her wedding day. "I absolutely loved how it looked and it stayed in so comfortably all day!" Photograph LMW Weddings
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
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
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
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
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
Helen chose a bespoke waterfall jewellery bouquet posy 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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."
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
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."
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
Saskia 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
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 ryanandsaraphotography.
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!
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.
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 www.annelimarinovich.com
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!"
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 thebigbooth.wordpress.com
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 sourceimages.co.uk 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 www.heathershuker.co.uk
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 www.cassandralane.co.uk
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 jenowensimages.com
Rachel chose the Coppelia earrings for her wedding to Dom. Pictures by Jess Petrie Photography, visit jesspetrie.com
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 www.sarahwinbornphotography.com
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.
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 www.phplus.it
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