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Elizabeth Bessant collections are famous for bespoke, stunning outfits. The brand features a huge selection of dress styles, appealing to all types of personal style and event theme. Elizabeth Bessant bridal dress shopping is a couture service, which aims to provide a highly personalised and relaxed way of designing the right dress for the special day.


Elizabeth Bessant is a well-known name in the world of couture designers for the last 20 years. After a hugely successful art career at the at the Royal Academy, her introduction to couture designing was expected owing to her great eye for colour and detail. Her fabulous expertise has earned her a long list of celebrity and society clients.

Designs offered

The Knightsbridge Salon offers private setting to browse and experience various fabrics and sample dresses. Design a custom dress with expert advice and assistance from Elizabeth. Bridesmaids dresses can be designed to coordinate with the theme or colour scheme. In addition, Bespoke designs for Mother-of-the Bride is also offered. Matching accessories, which are handcrafted to complete your outfit is also part of the service.

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Frequently asked questions

What services do you offer?

Sale of wedding dresses
Design and manufacture of bridal dresses
Design and manufacture of bridal accessories
Design and manufacture of outfits for bridesmaids, maid of honor...

How far in advance should I contact you?

Ideally 6 months plus, however as we design and make everything in our London studio we can accommodate shorter deadlines

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Do I need to make an appointment?


What is the style of your designs?


What kind of accessories do you offer?

Headdresses, hats and hair accessories

How do you work?

Couture service including a free consultation, design sketch, toile fitting (a mock up of your dress in calico to achieve a good fit), choice of fabric, fittings and embellishment

Operating hours:

By appointment Monday to Sunday 10.30am to 6.30pm

What are the forms of payment?

50% deposit and balance on completion - creditcard, debitcard, cheque, bank transfer
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Meet the Team

Elizabeth  Bessant
Elizabeth Bessant

I design and creates unique outfits as individual as each client. I moved into couture 20 years ago following a successful art career exhibiting at the Royal Academy and around the world. My instinctive eye for colour and detail – plus insistence on perfection – has led to a loyal following of celebrity and society clients.

Sam Goldsmith
Sam Goldsmith
PA and design assistant

I work closely with Elizabeth on social media campaigns, organising shows and events. I am also involved in the couture process from start to completion - pattern cutting, construction and finishing.

Ami Waring
Ami Waring

I work on a freelance basis at Elizabeth Bessant creating one off embroidery designs for clients gowns.


59 Beauchamp Place Knightsbridge SW3 1NX Kensington & Chelsea (West London)

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