Destination Bride

I would like to share these images of a lovely obviously radiantly Happy Bride, just back from a destination Wedding.  The Gown created at Alida’s was made from Myuki Satin, a great style choice for a destination wedding

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Welcome – What’s Happening at Alida’s

photoMy very first Blog! I am very excited to be able to share better with my interested public, all the exciting adventures my clients have sent me on.  I can never resist a new design that has been created through brainstorming with my clients.  My work is like a clydescope, similar ingredients but with unique personalities and shapes it always comes out fresh and lovely.

I will leave names out to maintain privacy.

I had the privilege of creating this clients wedding gown, and now am creating a lovely dress for her to wear to a family members wedding.  The lace is exquisitely detailed with unusual bead work and colors, intricately woven with embroidery to obtain the most decadent of laces.  This lace was hand beaded and create in France.


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The Editorial November 2013

with Teresa Linsay from The Editorial November 2013

Photo credit Al Smith

Alida was brought up to be the kind of woman who would support her family as a stay at home mother, yet was also the kind who never sat still! She always had dresses handmade for her daughters as they grew up. Her ideal for setting up her own business had stemmed from a dream since she was five years old – a room full of gorgeous fabrics flowing all about and in the corner an ice cream chest (of course, because she was five). Read More