This morning, I found the completely heartbreaking information that designer Gill Harvey, founding father of British bridal vogue model, Eliza Jane Howell, very sadly handed away final week, after a battle with most cancers she had been bravely preventing for nearly a yr.
I am so saddened by this information. My coronary heart goes out to all of Gill’s household, associates and the colleagues she leaves behind on the helm of her beloved, fantastic enterprise, who I’m heartened to listen to will proceed to construct on the excellent legacy Gil leaves behind.
Gil was an absolute legend inside the marriage ceremony world – a designer I used to be keen to fulfill early on in my profession as founding father of Love My Gown.
After I first launched Love My Gown, my total aesthetic and focus was on the glamor and magnificence of the art-deco impressed period – a interval that very a lot impressed my very own marriage ceremony planning and that clearly performed an enormous position in inspiring Gil as she formed and developed the Eliza Jane Howell model.
I recall chatting with Gil at commerce occasions in London and New York and listening to all about her travels to her workforce of gifted makers and beaders. Her model was like no different and embraced period impressed glamor so very fantastically.
Gil’s contribution to British bridal vogue was excellent. Her being the rationale for that marriage ceremony day excessive and sheer pleasure skilled by 1000’s of brides who have been fortunate sufficient to put on considered one of her robes, is unquestionable.
We have been fortunate sufficient to share fairly actually, tons of of weddings that includes brides in considered one of Gil’s stunning robes to this point – I am sharing a few of them on this article in the present day and encourage all of you who’ve right here in search of glamorous, classic impressed robes, to familiarize your self with the Eliza Jane Howell model, higher nonetheless, e book in to your nearest boutique to strive on considered one of her robes.
It was such an honor to assist Gill and Eliza Jane Howell within the launch of their unimaginable ‘Good 10’ assortment again in Could – a celebration of the model reaching a decade in enterprise – a very magnificent achievement, if you take into accounts the horrendous challenges confronted by the marriage business over the previous two and a half years of pandemic lockdowns, Brexit and now, a value of dwelling disaster.
During the last ten years, so many trendy brides have fallen deeply in love with Gil’s elegant imaginative and prescient for bridal – the bespoke, intricate beading and the show-stopping items are the epitome of bridal luxurious.
I am so deeply saddened to listen to of Gil’s passing, however stay up for seeing the unimaginable workforce she constructed round evolve her legacy in a means that Gil can be immensely proud.
We all the time have and all the time will proceed to proudly suggest and assist this fabulous model and lovingly proceed to share many extra Eliza Jane Howell bride’s weddings.
Yow will discover your nearest Eliza Jane Howell stockist right here and discover actual brides sporting Eliza Jane Howell right here on Love My Gown.
relaxation in peace Gil,
all my love,
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Annabel is the founding father of Love My Gown. She has a ardour for pictures, strolling, yoga, nature, and likes to assist gifted artists and artistic companies. In 2013, she turned a printed creator. Annabel lives in rural North Yorkshire together with her husband and enterprise companion Philip, their two daughters Eska and Leanora and menagerie of furry hounds. Annabel helps Philip within the operating of the household flower farm at at Moonwind Flowers. She can be co-founder of What About Weddings.