CHARLIE BREAR will be taking over the BRIDES Instagram account, from Monday 18th Jan for four days. Follow now: you could win a prize!
Tell us about your new collection…
We found inspiration in the whimsical silhouettes of the 1970s and the glamour of the New Romantics – two genres I’ve always been drawn to. We source beautiful fabrics to create a covetable collection that includes everything from a minimalist ankle length t-shirt dress in washed satin, to an incredible bias cut dress in sandwashed silk with a sheer lace back and batwing sleeves. For the bride who prefers a more masculine style, the lace jumpsuit with crepe silk lining is the perfect antidote – it’s one of my favourite pieces.
And what about separates – matching skirts or tops for example – is this style popular? Co-ords have always played a pivotal role in our collections and will continue to do so. They offer an ultra-modern look that’s also flattering, feminine and pretty. This season’s hero co-ord is the lace cropped top with % length sleeves and matching overskirt. I’m also coveting the gold and silver embroidered spot midi dress in our S/S16 ready to wear collection, which could easily work as a bridal dress for the girl who wants something a litte less traditional!
We’ve heard a lot about your Additions Collection, can you take us through it?
My previous career as a fashion stylist means that I’m a huge fan of layering and using different
To view the Charlie Brear 2016 bridal collection, visit charliebrear.com. Don’t forget to follow @bridesmagazine on Instagram for the takeover on 18th January – we’re excited!
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