Additional Information

Site Information

 Loading... Please wait...

Blog

Bride of Ollichon - Chloe

Posted by Abby Summerville on

Who said long distance relationships didn't work?  Craig and Chloe's worked beautifully! Chloe wore the Stevenson Top and Stevenson Skirt.

How long have you been together? 

10 years. We met just as Craig was heading off to University - we managed 4 years long distance before we were finally in the same place.

Who proposed to who? 

I proposed to Craig on leap day. I only decided 48 hours before, but I knew it was the right decision and couldn't wait! I think that is probably the most shocked I have ever seen him - but he fortunately said yes!

What was your inspiration to go dress-less? 

I wanted to feel like me on the day. I'm not into big dressy dresses normally so it didn't feel right to wear something completely different for my wedding.


How did you feel in your outfit? 

AMAZING!  I loved wearing it and knew it was the one as soon as I put the skirt on. I felt comfortable and relaxed all day and I felt like me - which was the most important thing.  Also the pockets were brilliant!

Best buy? 

It was the outfit - easily!

Biggest surprise? 

I'm not sure there were any huge surprises on the day, but we were both overwhelmed by how incredible it was and we had the best time. We did a DIY wedding in a village hall, so it was a little risky but it definitely paid off.

Did anything not go to plan?

We did DIY flowers and they all nearly died the day before - Mother of the groom, groom and an army of friends saved the day while I tried not to panic!

Best moment? 

Seeing Craig for the first time as I walked down the aisle - so many emotions!

What did your family, friends and Craig think about your outfit? 

I got so many compliments about my outfit! I think Craig was surprised it wasn't a dress but loved it. People knew I would wear something a little different.

Will you wear it again? 

I'm not sure - maybe the top. The skirt is so special that I am not sure I would want to!


Testimonial

The whole experience with House of Ollichon was amazing. From the minute we stepped into the studio Hannah made us feel relaxed and welcome. She really took the time to get to know me and what wedding we were planning and used this to help advise on the outfit. I cannot recommend Hannah and the team enough!

Photography by Sharron Gibson

Bride of Ollichon - Danielle

Danielle was absolutely a firm no for anything bridal, but found House of Ollichon and changed her mind!  She wore the Thomas skirt and then worked with Hannah on a beautiful bespoke top which we love so much, we have named it the Galway and will be adding it to our collection.  How long have you been together?We've [...]

Read More »


Bride of Ollichon - Sarah

Not one...not two, but THREE wedding outfits...two of them from House of Ollichon!  Sarah knows how to rock it in white and wore the Kay jumpsuit, Le Fay top and Torres trousers beautifully!How long have you been together? 5 and a half years.Who proposed to who? Matthew proposed to me, but we had many conversations about getting married, and even [...]

Read More »


Bride of Ollichon - Nathalie

A non surprise, surprise proposal from Nathalie's soulmate that supported her right from day 1 through hard times! Tim sounds like a keeper to us!How long have you been together?A loooong time ....8 years - we met when I was working behind the bar in his local pub as a bit of respite from caring for my [...]

Read More »


Bride of Ollichon - Claire

After months of plotting the proposal with Claire's bridesmaid after 8 years together, Matt surprised Claire by popping the question on holiday!  Claire wore the Thomas skirt and Drakeford top.How long have you been together?Matt and I have been together for almost 10 years. We got engaged after 8 years together but it took us a while to get round [...]

Read More »


Bride of Ollichon - Lucie

Lucie and Olivia came up with the idea on the way home from a trip that a quiet personal wedding on the beautiful island of Hawaii was in order and started planning it from there!Who proposed to who?There was no proposal... We've been inseparable since we met and we talked about wanting to get married from the [...]

Read More »


Brides of Ollichon - Liv and Lucy

We have two beautiful brides today, we always feel so lucky when both brides choose to wear House of Ollichon, and this is no exception. There is something so romantic about them choosing their pieces together.  Liv and Lucy were the epitome of romance, and couldn’t have been more in love and more supportive of each [...]

Read More »


Bride of Ollichon - Arianna

Arianna is doing things properly with 4 wedding celebrations!  Four different outfits, jealous...us?! How long have you been together? Almost 9 years. I always told him, when people ask how many years we've been married, I'm going to say 'we've been together for 9'. I'm not starting back at 1! Who proposed to who? He proposed to me. Totally unexpected. He's full of [...]

Read More »


Bride of Ollichon - Beyza

This is a real Bride with a difference as we have never met her!  Beyza fell in love with her Thomas skirt and Le Fay top at the wonderful White Concepts boutique in Aachen, Germany.  When we saw the pictures, we just had to feature her!Beyza and her husband got married in Troisdorf in a Castle called Burg [...]

Read More »


Bride of Ollichon - Bethan

Bethan and Guy met at Uni but it wasn't the right place or the right time....8 years later they met at a re-union in 2011 and got married last month!   We love the finding each other years down the line stories!  Bethan wore the Le Fay skirt and Drakeford topHow long have you been together?Guy and I [...]

Read More »


Click here to vote for us!

To cherish and keep....

As all House of Ollichon pieces are handmade, from scratch for each individual bride-to-be, returns are not offered.