alison miles  couture bridal designer


Dear Alison


I just wanted to write to thank you for helping make my wedding day so special.


As soon as I met you I knew you were the right person to help me. Not only did you listen carefully to what I was after, but you explored options and ideas in a way that was calm and thoughtful. My hope was for a dress that was simple yet beautifully elegant and you more than fulfilled this. You created the most exquisite dress, made from exquisite material which fitted me perfectly and felt wonderful to wear.


In addition to being enourmously skilled, you are incredibly personable and created an environment which felt safe, calm and a little magical. I wouldn't hesitate in recommending you to anyone looking to have something beautiful made for them.



Thank you so much, my dress was a sensation! It was perfect; the colour, style and effect it had on our guests really took me back



Thank you so much for making my dream wedding gown and bridesmaid dress become a reality. I’m not sure there are sufficiant words to say ‘thank you’ properly, they made the whole experience very special



I have to say that the whole process of designing and making the dress with you was the most enjoyable aspect in the run-up to my wedding




You truly are a miracle worker! Thank you for making such a beautiful bridesmaid and mother of the bride out, and thank you for making the whole process so enjoyable



Everyone I spoke to said how stunningly beautiful the dress was and it felt absolutely gorgeous to wear.  Alice

Thank you so much for making my dream wedding gown and bridesmaid dress become a reality. I’m not sure there are sufficiant words to say ‘thank you’ properly, they made the whole experience very special



My dress was an absolute masterpiece – I felt beautiful and confident in it throughout the day. My only regret is that I won’t be able to wear it again



Thank you for everything you did to help make our day perfect. Everyone from Mother-of –the-bride, flower girls, bridesmaids to Bride and Groom looked amazing all helped by your magic sewing fingers.

Nick and Helen




Alison, Thank you. Your stunning creation was a real joy to wear, and the memories that we created are etched both in my mind and in my heart forever. You really are truly gifted, and you simply made my dreams come true.

Andie and David



Thank you very much for making my beautiful wedding dress. I absolutely loved it and felt brilliant on the day. I really enjoyed the process of watching it come together too, and am full of admiration for your ability to turn my initial ideas into a rewal dress! I know Aoife and my mother loved their outfits too, and looked fantastic. Thank you also for your calming presence and help on the day.




Thank you so muchfor all your expertise and patience, in making Anna and myself, look so special on her wedding day. On the day and since we have had so many compliments.




I just love my jacket. You’ve made it beautifully. I’m so lucky having such a lovely designer who understands what suits and flatters an ageing figure. You give me confidence and I’m very grateful for that.




As for my ensemble, I am absolutely thrilled with it. It was everything I could have wished for and, better still, I felt completely comfortable in it for the whole day. I think perhaps only the friend who accompanied me to Compton House way back in January could really appreciate how far I had come! I received so many compliments about it that I began to be overwhelmed.




Thank you so very much for designing and making my wedding dress. The word most used by our guests to describe it was ‘perfect’. My daughter after doing up the buttons turned me around and was quite speechless. Unlike her! I felt so good in it. Wearing it gave me a lot of confidence.




A huge thank you for making such a perfect dress – it was a fantastic experience to have it made so perfectly.

Alex and Rachel



Thank you again for making a beautiful wedding dress that made me feel like Marilyn Monroe!! I never thought I would feel so confident and content with my shape. You achieved miracles! I have had so many comments about my dress and the way it moved as well and the gorgeous Audrey Hepburn coat. You are a true artist and I am so glad I found you. I have been passing on your name and I hope others can enjoy your creations.




Kate and I have so enjoyed our trips for fittings with you. You always made our visits such fun! Your attention to detail is wonderful and the dress was just beautiful! Everyone said how lovely kate looked – stunning, beautiful!




A huge thank you for our wonderful outfits! Greg looked fantastic in his wonderful waistcoat. He was really really chuffed with it..a huge hit and surprise! As for my beautiful gown, well I felt a million dollars in it. Was told I looked absolutely fabulous and that it suited me and the occasion to an absolute T.

Denise and Greg



Thank you for creating such a beautiful bridesmaid dress for Helen. The purple looked absolutely stunning on the day. Thank you alos for mum’s outfit, she looked amazing.




Thank you so much – all three outfits were exactly what we wanted and were much admired. And the process of creating them was such fun and amazingly stress free for us (though I suspect not for you!). Your help on the day was invaluable in getting us all to the church in good order and the rest of the day was wonderful. I do hope we will have an excuse to come back to you soon!




Thank you so much for making Saturday such a special day for Tim and me. He was completely bowled over by the dress – as was everybody else – and I felt absolutely wonderful all day. I so enjoyed the entire process from coming in on that first day in March to coming to fluff my dress out.




Thank you for creating the most beautiful and perfect wedding gown any bride would want. My wedding gown was an absolute dream to wear and I certainly never wanted to take it off. I will definitely not hesitate in recommending your skills




The dress was an absolute triumph, I felt fabulous in it and there isn’t a photo of it I don’t love. I felt like the bees knees as everyone kept saying how great I looked. Quite apart from the magnificent dress all your recommendations were brilliant too. It was super to have you there on the morning to help me into the dress.




Thank you so very much for all your attention to detail and superlative creativity and craftsmanship. My dress was/ is just wonderful and I shall enjoy it for many years to come.




Thank you so much for my beautiful outfits. It was an exceptional experience working with you, to create something that made me feel very special and every inch a unique, elegant, funky Mother-of-the-Bride and not a clone!!!

You sourced fabulous fabrics and paid such attention to detail and I was definitely the 2nd best dressed woman at the wedding, 2nd only to the beautiful bride! Thank you for your huge contribution to our wonderful day.




Thank you for making my beautiful dress – I felt amazing in it and Henry loves it. Lots of tears from both of us when I had to take it off. I so enjoyed my fittings and will miss our trips to see you.




Thank you so much for everything you did to help make our wedding day perfect. You were so patient, kind and helpful. Thanks also for coming to mum’s house and heling on the wedding day.




Thank you so much for the part you played in my recent wedding. I had always hoped to achieve a look that was simple and understated yet beautiful and elegant. The dress and accessories more than delivered and were an absolute pleasure to wear. I received nothing but compliments and spent our lovely wedding day feeling confident, proud and special.




Thank you for the sensational dress you created for me. You are a very talented lady and I cannot thank you enough for your guidance, professional and friendly approach which mad the whole experience very personal, emotional and fun! Thank you for  your understanding of my culture and helping me introduce the traditional element ‘pafi’ into the glamorous look that I hoped to achieve. My dress was absolutely fabulous! A vision which you turn into reality.






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