Vanessa & Derek’s Real Wedding

Derek and Vanessa got engaged on their three year anniversary with an amazing emerald cut diamond ring. The couple married 18 months later in a colourful wedding at Orchardleigh House in Somerset. 

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Bridal Party

Right from the start, Vanessa knew she wanted a fishtail wedding dress. She tried on a few different styles just to make sure, but the elegant fishtail shape was the one for her!

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The bride works in the fashion industry so she was never going to have a simple dress – she selected an elaborate La Sposa gown, complete with amazing swan feather detailing across the bust and a customised DIY sash.

Bright orange Dior court shoes finished the look – which were swapped for Valentino Rockstuds for the evening.

Vanessa asked her two best friends and two sisters to be bridesmaids. Each bride wore a different style of dress in grey with a bright pair of shoes. Matching personalised necklaces tied the look together.

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Derek & Vanessa’s supplier list
Wedding Dresses by: La Sposa
Photography by: Jamie Dodd Photography
Bridalwear Shop by: Bridal Rogue Gallery