About

As an Agapé bride you will enjoy a bespoke bridal experience. We want to engage with you and understand your wedding day vision. We know how important it is that you still need to feel like yourself, and we are here to bring your ideas to life with our selection of beautiful gowns by talented designers. Having a qualified designer and seamstress at the helm makes us unique  as  we are perfectly equipped to advise and guide you from the moment you step into our beautiful boutique to the moment you walk down the aisle, feeling every inch the best version of you.

Karen

Karen

Role: Owner, Studio Queen, head seamstress, bridal stylist, designer.

Qualifications: Prior to my years of experience in the industry I gained a HND in Fashion Design, specializing in Bridal design.

LikesBeing a mum to my three amazing (now grown up!) children and now a grandma .  I'm very proud of the fact that I managed to bring them up to be the lovely, caring and fun people they are today whilst simultaneously juggling my hectic work as a seamstress, stylist and boutique owner. I love to sing; the girls are often treated/subjected to my dulcet tones wafting through the studio! 

Favourite part of the job: The heart-warming satisfaction of a final fitting, when a bride is completely happy with her dress, and I send her off with a hug in a flurry of excitement!

Laurie  

Laurie

Role:  Bridal stylist, overall Boutique organiser.

QualificationsOver the last 3 years I have been mastering my bridal expertise and style advice. Prior to this I was a professional dancer, this is when I gained my knowledge, love and respect for beautiful fabrics, outstanding designs and everything elegant.

LikesDining out, red wine and exercising (not necessarily in that order). Love doing all of these with my partner in crime Phil and spending time with our gorgeous Cavapoo Honey.

Favourite part of the job:  Seeing the brides face light up when she finds her perfect gown....it is just the best feeling. I want all my brides to feel comfortable during their appointments so expect to have a good chat and a giggle in the fitting room.

Plus I also get to look at the prettiest gowns all day #dreamjob

 

Marta

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Role: Bespoke Seamstress and Designer.

Qualifications: I have a degree in Fashion and also in buisiness, I also have many years of experience working in the fashion designing environment. In the last couple of years I have been working with bridal and special occasions garments, designing, customising and altering dresses. Before the bridal industry I worked in an intenational theatre where I created all different types of costumes and designs for plays. I've worked with lot's of types of fabrics and materials for very specific and unusual garment orders.

Likes: My job is my hobby as well. I love creating and designing, my children always keep me busy with all different requests for a school play, drama class or a dance performance costume. I also like hiking and traveling with my family and we love playing tennis together.

Favourite part of the job: Seeing our happy and satisfied beautiful brides wearing the dress that I created.

Leahanne

Beth

Role: Bridal stylist and  customer service.

Qualifications:  Having worked for five years in the bridal industry I am knowledgeable in most areas of boutique, always with a welcome smile ready to help brides find their dream dress.

Likes: Mother to two adorable children, loving all things family, travelling and disney.

Favourite part of the job: I love meeting brides and their families at this special time of their lives and helping them find their perfect dress is the best job in the world.