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Shirley Eborn is a costume maker specialising in theatrical and period costume, bespoke bridal and occasion wear. She is based in Brighton, UK and is well placed to provide services to London and Sussex locations.
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Portfolio - bespoke bridal wear

If you are looking for something different compared to the wedding dresses available in High Street Boutiques, something unique or inspired by historical costume, then Shirley can turn your vision into a reality.

Some examples are pictured below but please also see fuller details and Shirley's wedding portfolio at

theatrical costume
period costume
children's costume

To the left and above, dresses for bride and bridesmaids, modern interpretations of medieval styles




(The groom is wearing a hired costume - photos by Simon Goold.)

Making a statement with a wedding dress in mountains of red silk and a corset-style bodice. Also bridesmaid's dress in purple Dupion silk
An autumn wedding means planning for the caprices of British weather - this bride's outfit comprised of a corset-style bodice, A-line skirt and wedding coat, which can, of course, be taken off for an indoor evening reception