Modern Mum Couture

When it comes to making your mum feel and look her best for your big day , many parents can feel nervous about finding the perfect outfit that both flatters and suits them and your day .

At John Paul Couture Fashion & Millinery in L’derry, you can be assured you’ll be dressed in superb style, with excellent attention to detail and exceptionally high levels of stunning fashion!
A trained milliner, John Paul designs occasion wear, ideal for the mother of the bride or groom. His distinctive elegant style features luxurious fabrics in rich colour ways and vibrant patterns, as well as pared-back neutrals and stunning silhouettes. His current collections are available to view in his showroom at 45 Great James Street in the city. The showroom is open Monday to Saturday, 9am to 6pm.
John Paul’s millinery has to be viewed to be believed. Each piece is handmade by John Paul in the studio, using traditional millinery techniques mixed with his natural design skills to create beautiful couture hats, headpieces and pill boxes to complement your look. Pieces are hand-dyed to match each outfit perfectly and fitted exactly to ensure a comfortable and enjoyable piece on the big day.

Say Yes to a Randy Fenoli Dress!

With over 500 wedding gowns already available in store, multi – award winning bridal boutique Perfect Day in Lurgan have recently added yet another reason for you to pay them a visit! Bernie and her team have said yes to being the exclusive Northern Irish stockist of the Randy Fenoli bridal range. The long-time presenter…


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The Hillmount House Wedding Fair

The Hillmount House Wedding Fair 2-5pm on Sunday 27 May at 357 Old Glenarm Road, Drains Bay, Larne.     Hillmount House is a unique new wedding and events venue on the Antrim Coast. This Georgian gentleman’s residence, stable-block and coach-house with sea-view gardens is a stylish venue offering couples the opportunity to create a…

F i n e T a i l o r i n g for the Groom by Red

Thanks to the fashion conscious guys at Red Groomswear based in Cookstown and Belfast, stylish grooms can now have more fun and input into their perfect wedding day outfit with the recent introduction of their made-to-measure tailoring service. At Red Groomswear you will already find their Fine Tailoring By Red range, a collection of stylish…

Know Your Neck Line…

Do you know the neck line of your dress…

Off shoulder neckline

Halter neckline

Asymmetric neckline

Strapless neckline

Square neckline

Scoop neckline

Jewel neckline


Sweetheart neckline

Queen-Ann neckline

Boat neckline

Which neckline are you going for….

Just Falling Short

Full tea length gown with Rho Lace and soft netting, high illusion neckline and Double-Faced Satin Ribbon at waistline by Watters. For local stockist visit: Get married in style with one off these beautiful short wedding dresses Fitted lace dress with illusion neckline and three -quarter length selves by Mark Lesley. For local stockist…

Hen Parties with Baked Blessings

Baked Blessings have just launched Hen Parties and are so excited so we end to share this great news.. They take the party to the bride and her hens wherever they may be ( they can also organise a venue if required) The party will last approx 2.5-3 hours. Our parties are designed to be…

Sleeve Detail…

Fit and flare silhouette lace gown with separate co ordinating sleeved overlay by Watters. For local stockist visit: Stunning bridal designs with illusion and lace sleeve detailing, delicate designs and statement styling Nude tulle bodice with long sleeves, lace on bodice and sleeves, belt at waist with full organdy skirt by Paloma Blanca. For…