Romantic Vineyard Wedding – Chloe and Dennis

By | June 23rd, 2017|Inspiration Boards, Real Brides, Wedding Stories|

There is something utterly romantic about a wedding set in a beautiful vineyard amidst falling leaves and washed in soft autumnal light. Chloe & Dennis chose to say 'I do' against this gorgeous backdrop in New South Wales, Australia, and their wedding day was filled with so many beautiful personal touches. Of course in Australia, the autumn falls in May so it was wonderful to see the rich hues of gold in so many of these gorgeous photos taken by Erin Latimore Photography. Chloe chose to wear a classic strapless dress with an ivory guipure lace overlay, paired of course with a pair of show stopping 'Goodnight Sweetheart' lace over the knee [...]

House of Elliot Lace Boot Sample Sale – Limited sizes & styles available

By | June 12th, 2017|News|

Very occasionally we have some sample or slight seconds boots available for sale. Some boots are ex photo shoot samples which have only been worn for a very short period of time and others have a small imperfection which in most cases is hardly noticeable and does not detract from the beauty of the boots. All of them offer great value for money and all still come with our beautiful handmade keepsake box. If you believe this is the option for you please contact us so we can send you photos of the boots with details of any imperfections. Price listed below vary due to the nature of the imperfection. If you would then [...]

A History of Wedding Boots

By | June 5th, 2017|News, Wedding Inspiration|

From humble origins as satin booties to over-the-knee lace gorgeousness, wedding boots have a long history. As with any good story, this one is full of romance, royalty and rebelliousness. The Regency Period Regency Fashion - Images via Pinterest It is during this era of romance and feisty heroines that the wedding boot is born. Before the Regency period, ladies’ shoes were mainly delicate slippers, but as fashions adapted to increasingly active lifestyles, so did footwear. How else could Lizzie Bennet march across fields to find Mr Darcy? “Half boots” grew in popularity as more women were allowed to take up pastimes such as riding and walking. As trends often do, these [...]

Brenna & Phil’s Blue and Silver Winter Wedding

By | May 25th, 2017|Real Brides, Styled Shoots, Wedding Stories|

Snow, a winter's evening sky, and twinkling lights reflecting on silver and blue...Complete that with the most romantic proposal story, the intimate nature of the ceremony (Brenna's brother acted as officiant), the cutest little flower girl (their daughter) and you have a wedding day which is not only beautiful but the perfect celebration of the deep love between this wonderful couple. Brenna and Phil's nighttime winter wedding in snowy New York state certainly had us swooning in the House of Elliot studio and we are honoured to share their wedding story with you. Bride Brenna's beautiful wedding look was timeless and elegant and she chose to wear our 'Evangeline Elliot' white lace [...]

Retro Shabby Chic Bridal Inspiration

By | April 26th, 2017|Inspiration Boards, Real Brides, Styled Shoots|

Set in a summer meadow, this retro inspired shoot has us seriously reconsidering the pros of a more traditional wedding set up. Of course, we aren't the first to rethink tradition. Drawing inspiration from Woodstock to Glastonbury, music and vintage lovers alike are ditching gala dinners and opulent decor in favour of food trucks and whimsical details. Inspired by retro shabby-chic vibes, photographer Claire Lachance has created a gorgeous boho dream and the perfect inspiration for the laid-back bride. Splashes of bold colour mixed with delicate vintage touches create a fun yet romantic atmosphere, perfect for an intimate gathering of family and friends. Our favourite part of this bohemian shoot is the [...]

Bohemian Mermaid Bridal Inspiration

By | April 9th, 2017|Inspiration Boards, News, Real Brides, Styled Shoots, Wedding Inspiration|

This boho mermaid inspired shoot created by the lovely Illy from 'Illy Elizabeth Weddings' is filled with romantic bohemian ideas and will leave you dreaming wintry beachy weather. When Illy asked us to be part of it we were over the moon and we were thrilled to see it featured in the fabulous Whimsical Wonderland Weddings blog a couple of weeks ago. Illy specialises in bohemian wedding styling and from this shoot you can see exactly why! For the shoot our vintage collection 'Lottie Elliot' lace ankle boots were paired with a beautiful 'Daughters of Simone' off the shoulder lace dress from Heart Aflutter Bridal. The photography by Eliza Claire Photography captures [...]

Fairy Tale Spanish Castle Wedding – Real Bride Feature – Patti and Miguel

By | March 8th, 2017|News, Real Brides, Styled Shoots, Wedding Stories|

Today is Women's Day and as we celebrate women all around the world it is with great pleasure that I share with you the wedding of a very special bride and woman, Patti, who married her husband Miguel in the most stunning Spanish castle. One of the reasons I am proud of House of Elliot is that we designed our collection to empower women to embrace their own unique style. Gorgeous bride Patti embraced her individuality by choosing to wear our best selling 'Lottie Elliot' vintage lace ankle boots in ivory paired with a princess style Ronald Joyce ball gown and the result is just breathtaking. Her wedding day is not only [...]

Opulent Gold and Marsala Baroque Wedding Inspiration

By | March 3rd, 2017|Inspiration Boards, News, Styled Shoots|

We were absolutely thrilled to see our opulent gold and marsala baroque wedding shoot featured recently in the fabulous Strictly Weddings Blog! Styled by House of Elliot and the lovely Emma Hunt London this shoot is dedicated to the bride who is not afraid to be daring but who wants to be romantic and impeccably elegant at the same time. The wonderful Philippa from Philippa Sian Photography takes us through the most breathtaking visual journey whilst Siobhan from McGill Sister Films captured the elegance of the shoot perfectly in a sumptuous video. I am so grateful to the amazing team who brought this idea to life for us and we hope you enjoy [...]