A discerning destination wedding
Whether a stylish South of France ceremony at Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc or a lavish Italian soirée at Villa Baliano, Lake Como – many Phillipa Lepley brides embrace the allure of a discerning destination wedding to say ‘I do’.
Phillipa Lepley bride Katie’s Lake Como wedding. Photography by Matteo Coltro Weddings.
When choosing a wedding dress for a destination wedding, it’s important to consider various factors that may influence your decision, for example, location, climate and style of venue.
In warmer climates and for outdoor ceremonies, lightweight and flowing fabrics like satin chiffon or tulle are ideal choices to keep you cool and comfortable throughout the day. For colder weather, consider heavy-weight duchess satin to stay warm and elegant.
Opting for a couture wedding dress offers the flexibility to adapt your design to suit your needs, such as adding sleeves for cooler climates or adjusting the neckline for sunny settings.
Phillipa Lepley bride Christine was married in Italy.
Our couture consultants work closely with each bride to create a bespoke bridal look that perfectly complements their venue. For luxury venues of grandeur, a high-neck wedding dress is a timeless choice, while a light and flowing satin chiffon gown would suit a beach or vineyard setting.
Embroidery, lace, and beadwork can enhance your gown without overwhelming the destination setting. The skilled team in the Phillipa Lepley Atelier can create bespoke embroidery that incorporates elements of your location into the design, for example, native flora and fauna.
Destination weddings are a perfect opportunity for a weekend of celebrations with your guests. At Phillipa Lepley, we can create a bespoke bridal collection tailored to every part of your celebration – from eveningwear for the rehearsal dinner to a party dress for dancing, and even a design for your day-after brunch. If you’re considering a destination wedding, our couture eveningwear is the perfect finishing touch for your occasion.
Phillipa Lepley bride Atalanta’s wedding at the Grand-Hotel du Cap-Ferrat. Photography by Sebastien Clavel.
Whether you’re exchanging vows on a sandy beach in Barbados, in an opulently decorated church in Spain, or on a relaxed, sunny day in the South of France, The Phillipa Lepley team will work with you to design a couture dress fitting for your destination wedding.
Phillipa Lepley is recognised globally as a leading British wedding dress and eveningwear designer, renowned for bespoke couture dresses of the utmost luxury. Her wedding dress shop in London, Chelsea, has over 50 dresses, all of which have been made in England from start to finish at her atelier.