Thursday July 28 2011.


Today’s Thursday Threads takes an exclusive peak into the 2012 collection of the most successful husband and wife team in the Bridal Wear industry – Alan Hannah.  I always like to know the story behind fashion, it makes the art of it that much more romantic so here’s some background on Alan Hannah

Cypriot born Marguerite Hannah trained as a couturier, which gives the Alan Hannah designs their quality cuts and elegant shapes, moving to London in 1985 to venture into high end Wedding and Evening dress design.  After meeting future husband Alan (already making waves in the Bridal Industry), Marguerite designed her first collection for the Alan Hannah label in 1990 which garnered praise with both industry big wigs and brides to be.  A wealth of prestigious industry awards followed including Retail Bridal Association Designer of The Year 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005 & 2006 (wow!) and British Bridal Association Designer of The Year 2007 and as they say the rest is history.

Now to the fun part and that exclusive preview I promised you Bijou brides – get ready to swoon over these timelessly chic gowns from the 2012 ‘High Society’ Collection.

alan hannah paris

PARIS – a dress fit for Royalty

alan hannah wedding dress

SORRENTO – my heart melts at the beautiful patterned silk and 60’sinfluenced bow belt

alan hannah casablanca

CASABLANCA – luxe beading

alan hannah savannah

SAVANNAH – how gorgeous is this silk cape the perfect sheer cover up

Milano by Alan Hannah

MILANO – remember it’s all about the train in 2012

So Bijou ladies here’s my fashion edit to being an Alan Hannah bride.

alan hannah wedding

For more information on Alan Hannah and a full list of UK and International stockists, head on over to:


Elle Macpherson Intimates Fly Butterfly Fly Range

Tallulah’s Trinkets Lucelle Headband

Lanvin Ivory Glass Pearl Embellished Tulle Veil