The Serenade Collection
For 2021, Temperley London present its new ‘Serenade’ bridal collection, offering an array of different designs for the contemporary bride. Signature Temperley embroidery is complemented by a transition into casual sophistication with additions of jumpsuits, tailored coats, and clean flowing duchess satin gowns. This transition is marked by a growing demand for more understated and classic bridal options for the differing wedding trends of the moment.
Clean elegant silhouette’s in structured Italian duchess satin are a focus for the new collection, key new styles include the Ophelia and Clemence gowns. Ophelia is a glamourous and romantic gown with a sheer corded French lace back, detailed with satin covered buttons. In addition, the Clemence gown offers a refined simplicity, which is accented with a statement bow detail at the back waist. The clean square neckline is framed with contoured straps, and a row of covered buttons detail the back bodice.
For a more understated bridal look, the Arizona two-piece is an exquisite bias slip dress with a floor length coat that has a distinctly 1930s glamourous feel, echoing an age of Hollywood screen sirens. Created by Alice Temperley MBE for the model Arizona Muse on her wedding day, this outfit is elegant and refined, for a bride who is looking for something a little different. The Pandora dress, cut in the same crepe backed satin as the Arizona two piece is cut to emphasise and elongate the body; the polished glamour of a 1930s screen siren inspired this statuesque gown.
Finally, for more tailored options, the Rose Jumpsuit and Garance dress are perfect for city weddings. The Rose Jumpsuit is created in an exquisite French vintage double scallop lace, with delicate scallop detailing framing the halter neckline and can be worn with the Arizona coat for a contemporary, stylish wedding. While the Garance dress, an elegant floor length wrap coat dress is based on an iconic Temperley style from the designer’s archives.
‘Brides are looking for a new intimacy in design. One which reflects their personalities and their desire for romance and escapism, in a time of change and upheaval. The fantasy of a wedding day which is truly personal and intimate, and a dress which reflects this’ –
Alice Temperley MBE, Founder & Designer
The remainder of the Serenade collection embodies classic Temperley embroidery, full of fantasy and ethereal glamour. The Bella dress is inspired by panelled lace gowns from Parisian archives in the time of the Ballet Russes. The stunning gown has cascading light georgette applique leaves framing the neckline and scattering down the sheer tulle sleeves and skirt and is a stunning dress is a key statement piece this Bridal season.
Temperley Bridal, which launched in 2006, is defined by ethereal, timeless silhouettes and is inspired by the romance and decadence of a bygone era. The brand currently operates four standalone stores, including its flagship store in Somerset -which now houses the Bridal Boutique, as well as stores in Chelsea, London and Dubai.
The Serenade collection joins the Temperley bridal offering in 2021 and prices range from £1,995 to £4,495. The wider Temperley London collections including ready-to-wear, loungewear, accessories and homeware are available to buy from a number of worldwide international stockists and online.