Designing wedding Gowns.

April 10, 2012 § Leave a comment

We had a really enjoyable evening at David Frank in Lancaster on Tuesday,3rd of April, where we show cased some of our designs and ideas in a bridal evening and fashion show.

My Mum came up to me after the show and said…’beautiful!’ (as mums do!!) and then told me how lovely the burgandy dress would be in Ivory! She’s right of course, it would! Its so difficult to show every idea, in every colour and detail! There are so many ideas around, and each brides wants a different look, for her wedding day.

Being a designer is all about creating, for each different client,designing for there personality and making their wedding gown dreams come true! The brides who come to me want to make that individual statement, they want a gown which nobody else will have and which has their own personal ‘wow’ factor!

The gowns we show are just ideas, and show our workmanship and different colours and details. My brides all have their own ideas, which I turn into a reality for them and im proud to do so, and im proud to be part of their wedding day. 

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Anniversary profile in The Visitor

May 14, 2011 § Leave a comment

I was delighted to be the focus of a two page profile in the local Visitor newspaper last week. Covering my 15 years in the bridal business, from the post-graduate business to the forming of Jennifer Pritchard Couchman, the successful boutique and working studio at The Storey in Lancaster.

Interviewed by Holly Blackwell, the article discusses my early days, my career, my inspirations and how I design and create the bespoke couture bridal gowns. Of course, it also describes my own bridal gown, and the story of my engagement! You can the read the article below:

INTRODUCING SHORT COURSES IN FASHION WITH JENNIFER PRITCHARD COUCHMAN

April 2, 2011 § Leave a comment

Jennifer in her bridal boutique at The Storey, Lancaster

Jennifer Pritchard  Couchman is delighted to announce the introduction of a series of short courses in fashion design, pattern cutting and garment construction. These short fashion courses have been designed for everybody to come and enjoy, gain new skills and improve your dress making and pattern cutting skills. These courses will commence in May with ‘An introduction to Fashion Design’ and will then follow a full programme for all levels, running until December 2011.

The courses, which will all be based at The Storey, Lancaster have been designed to cater for everyone who is interested in fashion design, from beginners to advanced levels.

All classes will be held  at the Storey, Lancaster and will be taught personally by award winning fashion designer, Jennifer Pritchard  Couchman.

Download the full prospectus, featuring course details, timetables and costs along with a booking form is available to download by clicking here jpc_shortcourses_programme

For more information, and to register your interest, please telephone 01524 849936 or email jenniferpritchardbridal@googlemail.com

Save 10% off all Jennifer Pritchard Couchman made-to-measure orders in March

March 9, 2011 § 1 Comment

Jennifer Pritchard Couchman is considered one of Lancashire’s finest couture bridal designers. With over 15 years experience as a bridal gown designer, Jennifer has a passion for romance and all things bridal, with an expert eye for detail. Jennifer’s signature style is elegance, sophistication, and romance using exquisite fabrics and exclusive finishing. Jennifer works personally with each bride, every step of the way to discuss, guide and visualise your dream dress, creating a one-off bridal gown that is totally unique, reflecting each brides own personality, ensuring they look as beautiful and perfect on their special day as possible.

To celebrate 15 years in business, Jennifer is offering a discount of 10% off all made-to-measure orders, on production of this blog article. This offer is only valid till 31st March 2011.

Terms and conditions: Valid only on any made-to-measure order booking with Jennifer Pritchard Couchman before 31st March 2011. 10% discount is applied to Jennifer Pritchard Couchman Made-to-measure gowns only, and does not apply to any accessories, or other items ordered alongside the garment. We reserve the right to change the terms of the promotion or cancel such promotions at anytime at our discretion. We will let you know of any changes on our website. Cannot be used in conjunction with any other promotion.

 

ON TODAY ONLY!!!!!!!! Jennifer Pritchard Bridal One Day Bridal Gown Sale at The Borough, Lancaster

January 20, 2011 § 1 Comment

Jennifer Pritchard Bridal One Day Bridal Gown Sale at The Borough, Lancaster

Jennifer Pritchard Bridal is pleased to announce a One Day Bridal Gown Sale at The Borough, Lancaster

ON TODAY!! ON TODAY!!ON TODAY!!ON TODAY!!ON TODAY!!ON TODAY!!Saturday 5th February 2011 ON TODAY!!ON TODAY!!ON TODAY!!ON TODAY!!ON TODAY!!ON TODAY!!

10am – 4pm

At The Borough, Dalton Square, Lancaster.

Jennifer Pritchard Couchman Bridal, in conjunction with Butterfly Bridal is holding a first come, first served sale of fabulous sample and past season gowns, from a number of designer labels.

For One day only, this is your chance to buy from a fantastic range of sample gowns and accessories:

– Wedding Gowns from only £100!

– Bridesmaids and Evening Dresses from only £30

– Bridal & Evening Shoes from only £10

– Handbags, Jewellery, Tiaras, Veils & Mother Of The Bride, at amazingly low prices.

No Appointment Necessary.

Come and meet Jennifer at the Confetti Queens Designer Wedding Fayre this Weekend

November 9, 2010 § Leave a comment

Jennifer Pritchard Couchman Designer Bridal Gowns on display

This Sunday is a great chance to come and chat to Jennifer at the exclusive Confetti Queens Wedding Fayre at The Plough Hotel, Lupton. From traditional to contemporary ideas, you will find lots of inspiration for your special day. Admission is free, and starts at 11am. Directions can be found at http://www.theploughatlupton.co.uk/how-to-find-us.htm

Lily – A handcrafted showcase gown by Jennifer Pritchard Couchman Bridal, Lancaster

November 6, 2010 § Leave a comment

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The inspiration for this showcase dress comes from the classic 1950s movie stars, such as Audrey Hepburn. The design evolved from a number of hand drawn sketches, and maquette’s, before the gown was hand crafted in my studio at The Storey in Lancaster.

Neat seam lines are cut  into a contemporary and elegant silhouette – a sleek classic design. I introduced an exquisite  twist to the design by adding a lower ‘v’ back and an oversized bow detail. The gown is a mix of silk dutchess satin and silk crepe cut on the empire line and falling into a soft a-line with a small train. This dress can be recreated in many different fabrics and colours and other design details can be added if prefered.

 

 

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