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  • 0 Bridal Accessories at Oscar Lili

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    • 24-06-2022
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    At both our bridal boutiques (Oscar Lili and La Novia) we have a gorgeous range of accessories, lace veils and headpieces for our brides to choose from. We know that these ‘extra’ adds-on can complete your bridal look and bring your own individual style to the dress. Going for a bohemian look? Try some of our floral headpieces. If you’re looking for classic bridal accessories, we have a variety of tiaras and headbands- both with sparkles and without!   Below our model is wearing the exquisite Oscar Lili Simone gown with a delicate, elegantly jeweled hairband. Such a simple add on can sometimes make all the difference, the best thing to do is try on a variety of styles until you find the one! We also have an extensive collection of couture and designer veils- long, short, cathedral length, lace, single/ double tier…the veil list goes on. As we make our own veils, we can also create something to match your dress exactly.  Here is an example of our stunning Oscar Lili Una dress paired with an opulent pearl headband and long, classic veil. On this occasion, the veil is styled into the model’s bun, where you place your veil is completely up to you! Another classic headband can be seen matched with our Oscar Lili Barbara gown- satin and sparkles- a simple headpiece you can never go wrong with. Some of our brides also choose to mix and match their accessories, for example by having a veil throughout the day and then swapping to a dazzling tiara for the evening party!    If sparkles, satin and lace is too classic for you, we have some glorious floral pieces to bring that boho-esque edge to your look. Below you can see The Oscar Lili Grace wedding gown styled with an impressive dried floral crown, made locally by Flowers By Minty, who offers beautiful bespoke dried flower bouquets and accessories that you can cherish long after your wedding day! If simplicity is more your style then a discrete Baby's-breath floral crown can be seen on our Oscar Lili Simone wedding dress. The bridal accessory journey doesn't just stop with headpieces…that’s why we also stock an array of bridal jewellery, including: earrings, necklaces and bracelets. At Oscar Lili you can find your whole wedding look- from dress, to bridal accessories!     

  • 0 Oscar Lili Bride: Faith

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    We have the ultimate bridal inspiration to share with our future brides- check out these wonderful pictures from one of our Oscar Lili real brides- Faith! We are in awe at the dress, venue, flowers, pictures…a huge congratulations Faith and Tommy! Faith is wearing our Oscar Lili Isla wedding dress- elegant, classic and completely timeless. The Isla gown matches any venue and type of ceremony, it’s also the type of gown that is universally loved by all. The silhouette is extremely complementary and comfortable to wear, the luxurious double crepe fabric is soft against the skin and easy to move around in.   The Isla gown is also the perfect blank canvas dress, meaning you can go all out on accessories, headpieces and/ or veils. Having a more understated dress allows you to jazz up your bridal look any way you want- saying this, the Isla gown is a remarkable dress on its own. Faith went for a gorgeous double tiered veil, a simple but striking look! The Isla gown is all about the finer details: the gorgeous dipped back; the stream of buttons running all the way down the back of the dress into the marvellous train; as well as the elegant long sleeves. The Isla wedding gown is the epitome of elegance! What makes the Isla gown so exquisite is not just the look, feel or luxury material but the fact that it’s made to measure, guaranteeing a perfect fit which is also the most sustainable way of buying a wedding gown. At Oscar Lili all our couture bridal wear is made with ethically conscious fabrics, similarly, the lining of our dresses is made from recycled yarn, we also ensure that all unused fabric is recycled. As a bridal boutique, we are striving to provide sustainable bridal options in Scotland.    The Oscar Lili team are in love with these wedding photos and hope they can serve as inspiration for brides who are at the beginning of their bridal journey. Thank you again to Faith for sharing your wedding photos with us, the day looked truly magical and it was a dream to make your dress!      Photography: Rebecca Kerr photography   Venue: Melville Castle  Dress: Isla - Oscar Lili Bespoke Collection 2022    

  • 0 Oscar Lili Bride: Sophie

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    Huge congratulations to Sophie and Lewis! After being forced to postpone their wedding for over a year, Sophie finally managed to walk down the aisle in our stunning Lily dress, from the Oscar Lili collection, made-to measure at our sister boutique, La Novia. It is such a joy for the La Novia bridal team to see all our brides finally able to go ahead with their weddings! We are also always excited to see photos of our dresses on the big day with make-up, flowers, bridesmaids…the whole show! Sophie looked exquisite in the classic, luxurious lace Lily wedding gown. This dress is designed for the bride who is seeking a classic lace look, whilst also having that contemporary touch- in the Lily dress, this is reflected in the off shoulder sweetheart neckline bodice. Our Oscar Lili bridal collection strives to combine classic looks with modern touches. Our custom made service enables our brides to truly have the look of their dreams, whether this be a dress, a two-piece or trousers! Delving into the finer details of the Lily gown, the material used is double crepe and lace with added cotton floral appliques. The boned shape of the bodice is made to fit your body, and has structure as well as built in made to measure bra cups. Sophie opted to have a scooped v shaped back, again, as this is couture bridal wear, you have freedom to decide how revealing/ covered you want to be. We go by the mantra- to look good, you have to feel it! The A-line skirt running into this glorious train is the real showstopper of the Lili gown,which runs into such an intricate and detailed floral train. The skirt also has multiple tulle layers which will give the wedding gown movement and keep its fullness throughout the day. This wonderfully huge train is also easily pinned up for your evening service- via a simple hook and eye system which can leave you worry free!  Thank you again Sophie for sending us your gorgeous wedding photos- it was an honour to make this Lily wedding dress! To all our new brides-to-be, the Oscar Lili design team is ready to meet you and help bring your bridal vision to life!  Photography @ashlivphoto Venue @carberry.tower Flowers @roseandammiflowers Hair/Make-up @thatrosieglow

  • 0 The Helena Dress - Our favourite two-in-one bridal style!

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    • 12-05-2022
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    Made- to- measure, luxury and sophistication are three words that spring to mind when describing the Oscar Lili Helena wedding dress. The Helena wedding gown combines modern romance with vintage, classic beauty. The exquisite top features sheer full-length sleeves and a high neckline which creates an elegant bridal look. The intricate botanical lace embroidery over the bodice brings that fun, fresh look to a more traditional top shape. The scalloped edging around the neck and sleeve cuffs ties the whole look together with a delicate pearl beaded finish. At Oscar Lili bridal, we know how hard it can be to choose a dress shape, but with the Helena gown you can have a V neckline and back without having to forgo lace detail or long sleeves. What’s more, having couture bridal wear allows you to make any changes- for example: change a full-length sleeve for a three-quarter- we always want our wedding gowns to reflect the style of every individual bride. For instance, if you love a bit of lace but want less coverage then you can choose the cute Helena cap sleeve bolero to match instead. We have something for every bride and this bespoke service means you and only you will have a unique, one-time made dress! The sleek, fishtail dress shape is made from a double crepe material which feels like heaven against the skin, and is easy to transport wherever your wedding location may be! The detachable bolero is also ideal for most weather and ceremonies, so you can have sleeves during the day and reveal a sleek sleeveless dress for dancing in the evening. What could be better than two looks in one. The finishing touch to the Helena wedding dress lies in the gorgeous stream of satin buttons running all the way down the back, trailing into a long, stunningly detailed cotton lace train. The floral and leafy material (same as bodice) is phenomenally ornate and will bring a queenly feel to your bridal look. Oscar Lili bridal studio looks forward to welcoming all new brides-to- be to enjoy a personalised one-to-one consultation! Book your appointment now by emailing info@lanovia.co.uk/info@oscarlili.co.uk.   

  • 0 The Jen Top and Ashley Skirt Bridal Two-Piece

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    • 08-03-2022
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    This week’s blog post is dedicated to the beloved bridal two piece- specifically the gorgeous Ashley skirt and Jen top. Our bridal separates were originally created to offer fashion-forward brides an alternative to a traditional wedding dress- and are available to try on at our Oscar Lili bridal shop. There are many reasons why having a bridal two piece is a fabulous wedding option! Firstly, and most importantly, simply because it looks super stylish and chic. Secondly, having a separate bodice and skirt gives you more opportunities for re-wearing (Oscar Lili is committed to being a sustainable bridal designer, and is always striving to create designs using eco-friendly fabrics). Lastly, although we have created specific looks- such as shown in these photos- you can chop and change between all our two-piece options, ensuring you find the perfect bridal combo for your day. The clean-cut shape of the Jen bodice creates a sweet, romantic look, the off-shoulder scoop neckline is very flattering and allows you to be versatile with your jewellery, hair style and or hair piece/ veil. What’s more, the double crepe fabric of this bodice feels so luxurious and smooth against the skin and is designed to mould to your figure perfectly. The integrated bra cups and boning structure will also make sure you feel secure and comfortable throughout the day! The Ashley A-line skirt is floral, floaty, and fun. The under-layer fabric of the skirt is made of satin which feels light-weight and gentle against the skin. The drama effect of the skirt comes with the textured, tulle lace over layer- embroidered with 3D floral appliques. The Ashley train is short and has a zip fastening, however, as with all our couture bridal wear, you can tweak anything to suit your unique bridal dream look. All our Oscar Lili two- pieces are made in our Edinburgh bridal studio, crafted from luxury, sustainable fabrics which are customised to a bride’s exact requirements and fit! We hope this Ashley and Jen look has given you 2022/ 2023  wedding inspiration and encouraged you to mix and match our bridal separates to find your unique bridal look!

  • 0 Etoile Collections at Oscar Lili: BT20-05

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    • 09-02-2022
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    One of the staple wedding designers we stock at La Novia Edinburgh is the gorgeous Etoile- the latest bridal range from Elysee (formerly known as Enzoani). Etoile wedding designs are inspired by Neoclassical art and architecture, which is evident in the modern, feminine and versatile wedding collection the brand has curated.   Our bridal studio Edinburgh has a variety of Etoile wedding dresses waiting to be tried on, but just to give you a glimpse at what's on offer, let's take a deeper delve into the exquisite- Etoile B20-05.  The brand name itself -Elysee- is adopted from Ancient Greek, this Grecian inspiration is obviously reflected in the B20-05 wedding gown. The theme of this dress is unmistakably goddess meets boho bridal. Eyes are drawn to the huge amount of intricate detailing of the dress, yet it's fun and free flowing at the same time. This wedding look is perfect for a bride scouting a boho-esque, fashion-forward dress which will accentuate your figure and shape the body perfectly.   The sheer intricacy of the stunning top and sleeves is outstanding- a mixture of geometric lines, floral appliques and aztec inspired lace create a visual masterpiece that will dazzle your guests to say the least! The short belle sleeves and V shaped neckline and back give the wedding gown that free spirited, laid-back vibe, creating a perfect look for a warm location or a beach wedding.  The fishtail shape is super complimentary, and this particular dress has a striking lightweight tulle skirt which flows down into a dramatic train. This floaty, dreamlike feel to the gown adds to the overall relaxed, boho look.  In terms of sizing, our dressmaking service Edinburgh is designed to do all your alterations in house, meaning the whole process can be done without your dress leaving La novia bridal boutique- ideal!  The Elysee Etoile collection has been very popular among our Edinburgh brides, and is definitely worth trying on for those brides seeking 2022/2023 wedding inspiration!        

  • 0 Our stylist's pick: The Adele Dress

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    • 11-01-2022
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    If you’re looking for something different, the Adele wedding gown is the one for you. Adele is unique, romantic but with a vintage- retro feel. Our Oscar Lili wedding dresses are designed for the adventurous bride who wants to feel bridal but has a look that is anything but ordinary. The Adele wedding dress starts with a highly ornate lace bodice, made up of original, boho-esque fabric. The pattern intertwines delicately across the bodice, meeting in a deep V at the front, this floral design is contrasted with the crochet edging detail running down the bust, this illusion elongating the body. The same fabric is used in the gorgeous discrete waistband which creates a distinctive bridal look, experimenting with pattern and shape. If the front of Adele’s bodice wasn’t eye-catching enough, a special mention must be given to the showstopper back. The triangle cutouts in the back tied together with a sweet, understated bow make a statement; a fresh look to round off this unique top. The dress continues into a flowing A-line skirt, giving this wedding gown a truly bridal feel. The floaty, dream-like fabric provides the perfect contrast to the intricate top of the gown, running into a free-flowing train that will move graciously with your body. Adele is the best of both worlds- unmistakably bridal with a modern, boho twist. At Oscar Lili bridal studio we pride ourselves in offering couture bridal wear which guarantees a perfect fit and means brides can add their own personal touches. This can be done through tweaking the dress design itself, or through adding bridal accessories, headpieces and veils. What’s more, having an Oscar Lili designer wedding dress means that your gown will not only be made with luxury materials but having it made-to-measure is the most sustainable way of creating a dress. Future brides, if you are on the hunt for your 2022/2023 wedding dress, Adele could be the one for you…Oscar Lili bridal Edinburgh has a full range of dresses and two pieces waiting to be tried on, we look forward to meeting you!  

  • 0 The Katie Dress - Boho Chic Meets Modern Romance

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    • 16-12-2021
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    For the brides who are looking for a dreamy, relaxed, and whimsical look- Oscar Lili’s ‘Katie’ is the wedding gown you’re after. Katie is the perfect combination of boho chic, whilst remaining bridal and romantic. As we draw to the end of 2021, we know that future brides are looking for 2022 (and 2023) wedding inspiration, we hope to give you some here! Let us start with the bodice- featuring such an array of intricate detail you won’t know what to fall in love with first. The dainty polka dot pattern met with highly- detailed intertwining criss-cross patterns offer a refreshing, fun take on traditional lace. This is what Oscar Lili bridal studio is all about, always striving to provide you with cutting edge bridal designs, created from high-quality sustainable materials.  The mirror effect of the deep V- neckline and sheer V shaped back provides a symmetrical balanced effect among the embroidered design. The three-quarter sleeves are the perfect length, giving you coverage without restricting movement. Eyes will be drawn to the contrasting applique sleeve edging- an elegant final touch to this dainty, soft material. This A-line wedding dress creates an effortlessly beautiful look, as the bodice flows into a freely floating silhouette, giving you a very comfortable and complementary dress shape. The luxurious chiffon material will move graciously with your body, finishing with a modest puddle train for your walk down the aisle.  Whether you are being married on a beach, a barn or a farm, Katie is a perfect, distinctive wedding day look. You can also have fun with bridal accessories, taking inspiration from our latest shoot by adding a floral crown, or for those chasing something more traditional, we have a varied selection of headpieces and couture bridal veils.  As all our Oscar Lili designs - these bespoke wedding dresses are fitted and altered exactly to your measurement and shape. We are proud to be a sustainable bridal designer, who use high-quality fabrics and ensure material waste is minimised. On top of being ethically produced, having couture bridal wear also gives you freedom to change or mould the wedding dress to your individual vision. Whatever stage you are in your bridal journey, come and try on our Oscar Lili wedding dresses, making you one step closer to saying yes to the dress.           

  • 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!

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