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  • 0 New In! Oscar Lili Wedding Dresses Online

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    • 02-11-2021
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    We are pleased to announce that we have some beautiful new bridal wear from our 2022 bridal collection available to shop online, take a look here at the latest styles:  https://www.oscarlili.co.uk/store/   We’ve selected some of our boutique favourites and made them available to buy via our website for brides who are a little further afield and can't make it to our Edinburgh bridal shop. These designer wedding dresses are made-to-order for every customer, meaning you can enjoy a luxury bridal gown that is sustainably made in Edinburgh at our local dressmaking studio.  https://www.oscarlili.co.uk/store/#!/Products/q:/category:3/page:1   Our dresses are made using high-quality, responsibly sourced bridal fabrics, beautifully cut using traditional dressmaking techniques to ensure that you feel extra special on your wedding day. As well as our in-house collection we have a lovely selection of sale wedding dresses from Stella York, for brides who are looking for luxury bridal gowns on a budget.  If you feel apprehensive about buying your wedding dress online, then we will put you at ease, as our knowledgable team of stylists are only an email away (info@oscarlili.co.uk) to answer any enquiries you might have.  We can advise you on the fit, fabrics and construction of our designs to make sure that you choose the perfect wedding dress to reflect your individual style.    We also have a useful size guide and more tips in our FAQs section.    Happy bridal shopping!

  • 0 Why Choose Made-to-Measure Bridal Wear?

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    • 25-10-2021
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    At Oscar Lili bridal studio Edinburgh we create luxury bridal wear for modern brides who are searching for a look less traditional. All of our garments are lovingly made here in Edinburgh by our small team of designers who strive to create bespoke bridal dresses and accessories that reflect your individuality and let you shine on your wedding day.    When you order from our made-to-measure collection, your wedding dress will be made from scratch to your body measurements, and we can even customise your design. During your bridal consultation, your stylist will talk you through the best fit and fabric options for you and will create a sketch of your bridal look along with any design notes.    We love getting creative with our brides and working our magic to ensure you have a unique wedding dress, which is even more special as it is made specifically for you.   Shopping for a bespoke bridal gown with us is extra lovely as you will help support our independent bridal business and get a sustainable wedding dress made in Edinburgh too! We want to make sure our bridal wear is ethically produced, and buying made-to-measure means that fabric waste is minimised as we only use what we need for each gown. This also eliminates the need for any excess inventory as we only stock a limited collection of samples in the boutique for our brides to try on.   After your wedding day our stylists can help advise you on how to reuse your bridal wear for another occasion or recycling/resale options to give your wedding dress a new life.  If you are thinking about wearing bridal separates, these are a super stylish and sustainable option as they are versatile enough to wear again.    The made-to-measure process:  You will have a personalised bridal appointment where your stylist will help you select and customise your perfect look for your wedding day. Find “the one” and we will prepare a design sketch, take your measurements and complete your order. Your order details will be sent to our dressmaking team based in Edinburgh, who will get to work creating your bespoke bridal dress. Your dress will be ready for your first fitting approximately 4-6 weeks before the wedding when you will come into the bridal studio to check the sizing. You will have a second fitting two weeks later to make sure your dress is perfect and then it will be ready to collect for the big day!

  • 0 Oscar Lili Bride: Beth

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    We wish all the congratulations to our lovely bride Bethan and her husband Craig who had the happiest micro-wedding back in May. Bethan was a dream to work with and really embraced the freedom she had to customise her dress with us. Initially looking for bridal separates we tried lots of different options before coming to the conclusion that we would make her a dress combing all of her favourite design features. She opted for this pretty and modern A-line style with the most fun tulle skirt covered in large sequinned flowers to give her a truly unique bridal style. The minimal boat neck bodice gives this dress the perfect balance of modern elegance and Bethan looks so so fab! Photographer: Ciara Menzies (https://www.ciaramenzies.com/weddings) Venue: St. Paul’s and St. George’s Church for the ceremony (https://www.psandgs.org.uk/ )/ The Dalmahoy Hotel and Country Club (https://www.dalmahoyhotelandcountryclub.co.uk/) Florist: Rose and Ammi (https://roseandammiflowers.com/) Hair/Make-Up: MadeUp Team (https://www.themadeupteam.com/) Bethan said: I couldn’t have been happier with my whole experience at La Novia/ Oscar Lili. It was a dream come true being able to mix and match tops and skirts to be able to design my own bespoke wedding dress which was just perfect for me. There is such a diverse range of dresses and lots of beautiful styles for a modern bride which I loved. Liliana was so helpful and I felt amazing and comfortable in my dress on my wedding day. My dress was really ‘me’ and felt so personal - I couldn’t have loved it more! Our wedding was small due to covid-19 restrictions however it ended up being more special than we could have imagined. We are planning to have an anniversary party next year with all the people we couldn’t have and I can’t wait to wear my dress again! Thank you!I should also mention that I loved the eco-conscious focus of Oscar Lili and it was really important to me that my wedding dress was made from sustainable fabric! 

  • 0 Oscar Lili Bride: Amanda

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      This gorgeous Oscar Lili bride Wow-ed us with these atmospheric wedding photos (Juliette Lichman Photography) which captured so many beautiful details, as well as this couple’s joy all through their day.  Amanda & James have the biggest smiles in all of their photos, and we had all the feels getting an insight into their lovely day when trying to choose a few of our favourite images.    Amanda looks beyond stunning in her Stella York (6979) wedding dress, which she chose in a sparkling soft blush shade to give her a twist on a traditional bridal style. This strapless design with its fishtail silhouette fitted Amanda to perfection and gave her a bit of glam for her special day. The baroque ivory lace overlay emphasises the lace design detail and this mix of tones look absolutely perfect with the pink and neutrals of Amanda’s huge bouquet from Feather Grass Florals - isn’t it just stunning! Their intimate ceremony was elegant and perfectly styled with modern foliage, and the rustic vibe of their venue allowed for a relaxed and romantic setting. Despite having to postpone due to covid, we’re so pleased this couple eventually got to have their beautiful day and we wish them all the congratulations from the Oscar Lili team!   Photographer: Juliette Lichman Florist:  Feather Grass Florals Hair and Make-up: Lisa Jones Cake: Sicilian Pastry Shop Venue: Newton Hall, Northumberland

  • 0 ETOILE Collection now available at Oscar Lili

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    • 14-08-2021
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    We are thrilled that the Etoile collection from Elysee bridal design will now be available at the Oscar Lili bridal studio Edinburgh. We are joining forces with our sister bridal boutique, La Novia, and will be joint stockists of both the Elysee bridal main range and the Etoile collection.  These gorgeous designer wedding dresses from Etoile, are perfect for our Boho brides who want a little more glamour on their wedding day. You will find romantic, feminine bridal dresses with thoughtful detailing and easy-to-wear fabrics. What makes this collection even better is the selection of affordable wedding dresses which offer versatility and high-quality bridal designs for brides on a budget. At the Oscar Lili bridal studio, we love effortless bridal wear that will make you feel like your best self on your special day, and we’re sure this collection won't disappoint our future brides-to-be.  Take a look at a few style previews here or visit https://lanovia.co.uk/etoile/ to see the full collection and to find out more.    Get in touch with us to find out if your favourite Etoile wedding dresses are available at the Oscar Lili boutique. We will be stocking selected samples and designs can be requested depending on availability. Email via info@oscarlili.co.uk and our stylists will be happy to help you find your perfect wedding dress.   

  • 0 An Ethereal Bridal Editorial at Backhouse Rossie Estate

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    • 09-06-2021
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    This bridal photoshoot takes us somewhere special as our beautiful luxury wedding dresses are paired with the magical enchantment of the woodland backdrop. These elegant modern bridal gowns invite you in, to take a look at our breathtaking new collection full of movement, bewitching textures and materials. Beautifully made with every meticulous stitch and cut, stepping into these wedding dresses makes you feel as if you’re in your very own fairytale. This collection gives you gentle flow and elegance as the pooling trains ever so slightly cascade, a delicate but confident look for a chic boho bride. Keeping with the natural and rustic vibe, the colour palette of this editorial was about the chocolate browns and dark forest greens, highlighting the finer ivory details of each dress. Woodland and barn elopements are perfect for couples who want to be surrounded by nature on their Boho wedding day. These locations are full of magic and enchantment. Scottish weddings are perfect to create this mood, taking advantage of the beautiful landscape, and whether you are sheltered in the barn or surrounded by trees you are tucked away in your own ethereal world. Each of our Oscar Lili wedding dresses and bridal separates are made with love here in Edinburgh. Our collection of made-to-measure bridal wear can be customised so that your bridal look feels especially made for you, reflecting your individual style. With endless styles and combinations, your bespoke wedding dress will be designed to compliment wherever your fairytale wedding is taking place. Come to our Edinburgh bridal shop now to enjoy a personalised consultation with our stylists who will make your bridal dreams come true.     Editorial credits: Venue: Backhouse Rossie Weddings  Dresses: Oscar Lili (dress styles - Roza, Mira, Adele) Model: Rebecca Methven Hair/Make-up: https://www.facebook.com/MakeupandBrowsbyEva Headpiece: Saint Beth Official (gold and white) Dried flowers bouquet & crown: To A Mountain Daisy Weddings Photographer: Bernadeta Kupiec 

  • 0 2022 Is All About The Boho Brides

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    • 01-04-2021
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    For our 2022 bridal collection inspiration, we are looking to all things Bohemian, to give our brides a beautifully romantic selection of gowns for the non-traditional wedding. From a forest elopement, to a breezy beach wedding, or the perfect Summer garden shindig, we are designing a new collection of wedding dresses that are versatile and effortless for laid-back, outdoor ceremonies. We love working with our Boho brides to create their perfect look and experiment with accessories that show off your individuality. For our new designs, we're thinking of pairing them with flower crowns, shoes that give a pop of colour and simple jewellery to finish off your bridal wear beautifully; why not have fun and get playful with your accessories. We will have some gorgeous new styles available for you to browse when we re-open next month, but in the meantime, we've been busy shooting samples for our look book with sister company La Novia, to give you a preview of things to come. Keep your eyes on our social media for updates and if you can't wait to start bridal shopping you can book your appointment at our Edinburgh bridal studio via info@oscarlili.co.uk.

  • 0 Shop Local For Your Bridal Wear

    • by Administrator
    • 18-03-2021
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    2020 brought more awareness to our shopping habits, and since traveling farther afield hasn't been an option for most, shopping local is now especially important. There is something so lovely about buying local; it is nice to get to know business owners in your neighborhood and have a personal connection in these strange times. We are really missing this over lockdown and excited to get to see our customers again if all goes to plan with phased re-opening at the end of April. In the meantime, you can shop online with us and we are here to help via email. When it comes to your wedding you can look around to make sure your wedding, big or small, is locally sourced. Edinburgh, for example, is bursting at the seams for local suppliers. Considering how many choices you have to make for your wedding, the hard part will be deciding which suppliers to work with; choosing small independent businesses who have more time to spend with you personally means that they will be invested in making sure the service they provide for your wedding day is perfect and reflects your individual style. Knowing the suppliers means you know you are getting the highest quality and it is completely bespoke. Here at our Edinburgh bridal shop, we have many clients from our neighborhood of Morningside and from all over Edinburgh/Lothians. Choosing your wedding dress can be a long process and we love getting to know our brides from the first consultation right through to hearing all about their wedding days and seeing photos from the day. We offer exclusive one-to-one appointments where you can enjoy the bridal boutique all to yourself. We work with you to make sure your wedding dress or bridal separates are exactly what you want, making sure your final look is completely yours. As each wedding dress is made just for you it will fit like a glove, and we see you back for multiple fittings at the bridal studio to ensure you feel amazing in your design. Appointments are available from 29th April and it is essential to book in advance. Contact us at info@oscarlili.co.uk or use our booking form to arrange your consultation.

  • 0 Bridal Capes for 2021/22

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    • 25-02-2021
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    As a result of the pandemic, intimate Bohemian weddings and small outdoor ceremonies are on the rise, and our brides are looking for something a bit more unusual for their wedding day. Our bridal boleros are a popular choice to create a versatile and casual look, and the extra layer over your dress is a welcome extra layer to keep you warm when spending more of your day outdoors. If you are looking for a bit more of a statement piece then we have been adding to our collection of bridal capes to inspire you. These are perfect for the individual bride who wants a little extra coverage, and they can be worn over a simple wedding dress to transform your bridal style into a dreamy Boho look. Our new favourite piece is the Mira cape which is sheer and romantic. The delicate vine leaf embroidery is simple and modern and would look gorgeous accessorized with a botanical hairpiece as a finishing touch. The Jen cape is another option to wear over a plain bridal gown or separates set and is made from fun, fringed lace for a playful look. The shorter length means this cape is easy to wear and effortless, whilst still giving your bridal wear a unique twist. We make our designs in our Edinburgh bridal studio and if you don't want to go for a traditional wedding dress then we have plenty alternatives to choose from in our bridal separates range. Take a look through our styles for more inspiration and shop the look on Etsy.

  • 0 Our ÉLYSÉE Bridal Collection 2021 Favourites

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    • 19-02-2021
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    We are proud to be one of Scotland’s leading stockist of ÉLYSÉE Bridal Design and these gorgeous wedding gowns are our brides’ favorites. The brand’s 2020 collection was a top-seller at our Edinburgh bridal studio and we’re hoping that, post-lockdown the new styles arriving with us will be just as popular. The latest collection for 2021 is all about sleek silhouettes and luxury detailing; with a focus on classic ivory fabrics, rather than the nude tones of last year’s bridal collection. When it comes to designer wedding dresses these ready-to-wear styles give high-quality and fashion forward design and we’ve picked out a couple of our favourites which you’ll be able to order in store.   Seraphine This sleek Mikado wedding dress is a showstopper, with a fit and flare silhouette which is finished off by a dramatic mermaid skirt, with tulle layers underneath providing extra volume. The strapless neckline is squared for a modern look with ruched detail which flatters the figure. The seams of this dress are carefully placed to give more structure and enhance your curves.   Selene   This bridal gown is made from beautiful hand-beaded baroque lace to add some sparkle to your look. The delicate spaghetti straps are stylish and combine with the low lace back to make you feel glamorous and sexy on your wedding day. This fitted gown gives you a dreamy silhouette, with a tulle layered fishtail skirt that ends in a frothy train with lace edging. Contact info@oscarlili.co.uk for more information on our full ÉLYSÉE range. 

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