I was absolutely delighted to be invited to view Jenny Packham's 2018 Bridal collection at the iconic London Hotel The Ritz, as presented by friends of the Bridechilla Podcast, BrideBook. It was my first visit to the Ritz for a gal from Hobart Tasmania, I am happy to say that it was even more glamorous and classy than 'one would expect'.
Since its opening in 1906, The Ritz London has been a distinguished address in the heart of the city and the byword for luxury, elegance and service, playing host to royalty, aristocracy and stars of stage and screen. This was the very first blogger event held at the Ritz and I am sure never have their been a group of techy people, iphones out, filming every gorgeous detail, as there was at the Bridebook event!
BrideBook founder Hamish Shephard hosted a Q&A with Jenny who shared some wonderful anecdotes on dressing celebrities and brides over her thirty-year design career. One of the UK’s most successful and independent fashion brands with global recognition, Jenny is renowned for her effortlessly elegant designs and that was very apparent in her 2018 Bridal collection.
A huge thanks to our wonderful photographer, Philippa Gedge for capturing the day! It was truly a wonderful experience, filled to the brim with people I admire and without being overly gushy, I would wear everyone of these Jenny Packham beauties if my purse and the opportunity allowed!
The room was filled with absolutely stunning, bright floral arrangements by renowned London florist Paul Thomas.
Dare, Barley embellished gown.
Crush, Ivory flock tulle ruffle gown.
Beau, Crystal embellished tulle gown.
Verity & Bloom, Ivory pearl and crystal embellished halter neck bodice and tulle skirt.
Adorn, Scarlet flock tulle ruffle gown.
Delicia & Bloom, Ivory embellished bodice and tulle skirt.
Honour, Ivory embellished tulle gown.
Jenny Packham and Hamish Shephard
With my friend and regular Bridechilla Podcast guest Nova from Nubride.com
To my left the gorgeous from Bridalmusings.com a Bridechilla Podcast favourite