‘Simplicity with originality are the hallmarks of Elaine Closs Bridal and Occasionwear, reflected in her bespoke wedding dresses, occasionwear,and daywear.
Elaine's design flair and expert cutting skills, combined with an intuitive flair for interpreting her clients' individual style, have ensured a loyal client base over the 20 years spent at her Battersea shop, including such celebrities as Helen Mirren and Rosanna Arquette.
Elaine has developed a reputation for designs of timeless elegance with a contemporary twist, combined with excellent quality and craftamanship. Clients may choose to have a dress made to measure from our range of sample dresses, or, using our Bespoke Wedding Dress Service, may have a uniquely created dress designed and made for a truly individual result! Our Bespoke dresses always begin with a calico toile, to ensure a perfect fit, and involve up to 4 fittings. Delivery time varies from 6 weeks to 4/5 months, depending on the type of garment, and the time of year.
Elaine's Bespoke Occasionwear, highly popular with wedding guests and Mother of the Bride,is chic, contemporary, and original, with Plus sizes and Petite sizes being a speciality.
Due to popular demand, we have extended our Bespoke Service to include daywear, to provide classic, well cut dresses and suits, in a world where simple, well-fitted, quality clothes are often difficult to find off-the-peg.Our Bespoke Business wear is popular with our many business clients who want to add originality, quality and style to their business wardrobe.