Belle & Bunty
is the award winning, Flirtatiously British™, London based designer label from Alice Shreeve & Hannah Coniam-Thompson.
After Graduating from London College of Fashion, Alice and Hannah first debuted their Ready-to-Wear collection at London Fashion Week in 2003 and went on to launch their range of modern vintage inspired wedding dresses in 2010. The label was crowned winners of the “Bridal Designers of the Year 2013′ by the Tailored Bridal Awards and has also won the Natwest Every Woman Artemis Award for the Most Inspirational Women Running a business. Belle & Bunty were also featured on the Channel 4 show ‘Tricky Business’ a half hour documentary about the difficulties of setting up your own business as young entrepreneurs.
The label offers unique and feminine designs encompassing Alice & Hannah’s expertise for flattering cuts as well as their love of feminine, flirtatious and wearable clothing and high quality fabrics. The bridal collection was launched at the end of 2010 after Alice & Hannah both got married and designed their own wedding dresses together. ‘The Belle’ and ‘The Bunty’ styles remain in the range as best selling designs, alongside other popular silhouettes which echo the playfulness and simplicity of the Belle & Bunty handwriting, creating a bridal collection fusing modern contemporary style with the vintage inspired look.
The Belle & Bunty brand has fashion at its core and brings this into the bridal world, combining: glamour, modernity and romance for a modern day bride wanting a unique, luxurious gown with a vintage inspired feel. The label focuses on the exploration of all things feminine by offering the perfect balance of proportions, designed to accentuate a woman’s natural shape. In keeping with the brands core aesthetic of understated elegance, the collections infuse pure glamour, inspired by the best of bygone eras, such as the 1930′s and 1940′s, whilst continuing the brands modern and unique take on the vintage feel. The very best laces are combined with 100% pure silks and Belle & Bunty passionately supports British manufacturing with all styles being lovingly ‘Made in Britain’.
The Belle & Bunty label appears regularly in the press having been featured in all top publications including Vogue, Marie Claire, ELLE, Conde Nast Brides, You & Your Wedding and Martha Stewart Weddings. Celebrity fans include Lauren Laverne, Fearne Cotton, Claudia Winkleman, Myleene Klass and Amanda Holden, amongst others.