Cool wedding fairs are becoming almost like the very weddings that they rebelled against, a little bit cookie cutter, a little bit formulaic, you know what to expect and set in their ways. Well just like founder Becky Hoh-Hale thought bigger and a little different with her own wedding in 2008, she’s pushing her wedding fair above the parapet, letting it stand apart and do it’s own thing.

A Most Curious Wedding Fair will be taking over Brick Lane’s Truman Brewery for three days this weekend showcasing over 70 unique bespoke new, emerging and vintage designers that span every genre and corner of wedding curation for the best possible big day.

Featuring the best new talent across the board – hand crafted couture dresses, bespoke, cool groom options, vintage, new designers, accessories, jewellery, floristry, photographers, videographers, music, stationary, cakes, food and much, much more…

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A-Z OF A MOST CURIOUS WEDDING FAIR EXHIBITORS SHOWCASING:

Anne Barclay And Sarah Day

A new design duo with tailoring backgrounds making joint new ventures into bridal. Barclay is a maker with training in woven textile design and is influenced by Dickens, Westwood and McQueen. Day has recently completed a Fashion and Textiles degree and loves historical tailoring but also channels traditional Japanese and Native American aesthetics.

Ashton Jean Pierre

A film photographer specializing in weddings. His first experience with a camera was when he had to attain a photography badge for Scouts at the age of 13, after which he received his first SLR from his Mum for Christmas. Several cameras later, his hobby had developed into an obsession and people were requesting his service. He shoots wedding and portraits

Beauty Call – Hair & Make Up

The Shoreditch salon will be providing hair and make up trials and make overs for visitors on the day. Bored of a strict vintage look we have come up with the following brief

Belle In Wonderland

Ultra cool fashion and event stylist, also a Wedding Planner & Stylist with a range of unique packages such as Bride’s Best Friend and Shopping Queen

Bijou Bride

Ultra cool fashion and event stylist, also a Wedding Planner & Stylist with a range of unique packages such as Bride’s Best Friend and Shopping Queen

Chasing Lula

Interior designer, silversmith, botanical illustrator. Maker Yulia is now turning her hand to beautiful bridal accessories, including bridal turbans!

Comeuppance 

A collection of made to order pieces, one-off bridal head pieces, and laser cut wedding decorations and accessories. All items are made by hand, using quality vintage and modern materials, mixed together to create stunning combinations that have a subtle shine and an aged sparkle

Diana Patient

Photographer specializing in editorial, cinematic style wedding she once had a couple jump out of a rowing boat in a river to capture the perfect shot and moment. She offers lomography photography as well as digital to give that injection of spontaneity to a couple’s wedding album alongside the digital photographs

Ellie Gillard

Former fashion buyer turned Alternative, romantic and film inspired wedding photographer for the creatively minded

Emma Mills

A truly bespoke floral service for clients regardless of budget. A creative and enthusiastic florist

Emmelie Erikson

Growing up on a farm in rural Sweden, Emmelie is a Documentary style videographer with a fresh take on film making for your wedding day

Federica Bruno

Italian born designer, Federica is a true artisan using traditional embroidery techniques with a fresh, fashion led outlook. Dedicated to creating each piece entirely from scratch to an entirely bespoke brief

Fondant Fox

Supplier of cakes to Lucy in Disguise Fondant Fox will design, bake and decorate wedding cakes of any shape and size. They use natural ingredients as a means of decorating and flavoring my cakes such as sugared rose petals, Persian figs, candied oranges and exotic fruits

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Minna

Just beautiful, beautiful wedding dresses! Created by Finnish designer Minna Hepburn Inspired by her love for vintage clothing, her label is now stocked around the world and has been featured in magazines such as Vogue, Elle, Cosmopolitan, Red, Women’s Wear Daily and Easy Living. British Fashion Council awarded mentoring for her Autumn/Winter 2010 collection and most recently she won the Elle Style Awards 2011 in Finland.

Galand And Garter

Specialist in designing and making luxury, vintage lace wedding garters. These are adorned with bundles of soft satin and lace ribbons

Handmade Food

Rustic home-style caterer offering creative food ideas for events as seen in The Observer Food Awards, Time Out, The Guardian and Stylist

Hattie And Flora

A very cool female design duo whose client lists includes Channel 4, The Globe and now us! The wedding and event stylists will be decorating the space for the fair with a festival street fair edge

Hello Lucky

Uber cool, design-led stationers with nostalgic feel which started life in San Francisco but have now set up camp in East London too

Innstyches

Hand made and hand stitched fabric bouquets to keep forever, as featured in British Vogue and Mollie Makes

Jessica Charleston

 Designs and makes bespoke wedding dresses as well as having a small stockists collection, with the aim of creating something different than what is on the market. She always enjoys discovering and experimenting with new fabrics and well as making latex clothes in her spare time!

Julia Boggio

The cooler than cool London based wedding studio who specialize in a creative and vintage boudoir experience, forget Goodnight sweetheart wannabes this guys put the edge back into vintage

Kye Twe Jewellery

From her pieces being worn by Bo in The Voice final to the pages of Vogue, Kye Tew’s jewellery is cool answer to bridal jewellery Made from her workshop in Exeter, she converts vintage, antique and pre-loved items into unique, versatile designs bespoke for each customer

Laura McCluskey

A true East London hipster at it’s loveliest! A graduate (with a first in fashion photography and styling) of UCA Epsom Laura has had her work featured in national fashion mags and also provides personal documentary style wedding photography

Laura Nash

Trained at the esteemed London College of Fashion, Laura is a professional makeup artist and beauty specialist based in London. She has worked and collaborated with designers, photographers and models as well as major brands, creating beautiful, unique looks. Laura is now based at Wimbledon Film & TV Studios in London and travels all over the UK for her work.

Lisa Critcher

A Vogue regular, Critcher specializes in creating chic and exclusive hats, headdresses and veils, each LCM item is beautifully designed and individually made by hand. She has a bespoke line, working directly with brides to create unique pieces to complete and compliment their look, and a small ready to wear collection

Little Brew

Little Brew is a small but perfectly formed microbrewery producing exquisite artisan ales. Based in the heart of Camden Town, they can offer customised beer bottles for the big day

Love Blooms

Another fashion buyer turned creative and cool wedding supplier! Her work is relaxed and imaginative but completely considered

Madeline Bride

Beautifully hand crafted veils and headpieces from a designer obsessed with and inspired by Catholic kitsch and the Day of the Dead

My Love Story

My Love Story Photography is based right here on Brick Lane, Alex D of My Love Story has a design background, which sets him is great stead to provide an elegant and stylish memoir of your big day

Ninette Van Kamp

A formal wallpaper designer and textile artist van Kamp now creates bespoke bridal knickers and garters; she also put together ‘make your own’ garter workshops for hen parties. She is Central St Martins Graduate with an MA in Textile Futures

Patrick Laing

A multi disciplined designer who can wedding rings, which feature you, and your partners finger print

Peter Borthwick

Ronnie Scott’s and Pigale Club regular Jazz singer Peter Borthwick will be performing as well as exhibiting on the day

Rene Walrus

Hand-made bridal accessories with a fashion forward edge. From romantic cascading tiaras to dramatic show-stopping designs each of our pieces is meticulously constructed at our studios in Edinburgh using diverse materials from fine silks and Swarovski crystal to glitter and perspex

Rosie Weisencrantz

Rosie Weisencrantz is the dream child of award winning textile designer Caroline Rose Dent. With a passion for vintage jewellery, a love of weaving and a commitment to recycling, her woven vintage necklaces and headbands with their subtle patina of age are reminiscent of something from a bygone era

Ruby And Diva 

Sammy Aki  – Grooms Consultant

Fresh from producing the Collections: menswear show at London Fashion Week, Groom style consultant will be on hand to intricacies of Ready To Wear, Made to Measure and Bespoke tailoring in preparation for their wedding day

The Pocket Library

A curated design archive of vintage couture, which has been the inspiration behind many contemporary bridal collections. With a generous and varied selection of white dresses dating from the early 1900s. The extremely different fits of so many eras of fashion and the transformation of a dress that looks so plain on a hanger into something magical once it has found it’s perfect match. Equally the transformation of wearing the right fit.

Violets & Velvet

Naturalistic floristry for free thinking brides who love texture and colour. They have worked at some remarkable venues, including MC Motors in Dalston

Veronica Dearly

Graphic Designer Veronica is really bringing something new and bold to the wedding stationery scene – vintage-be-gone!

For all the latest Most Curious Wedding Fair news: www.amostcuriousweddingfair.co.uk

The Truman Brewery, Bay Gallery, 91 Brick Lane, London E1 6QL

Friday 19 th , Saturday 20 th , Sunday 21 th  April 2013

Friday 6-9pm // Saturday – 10.30am – 5pm // Sunday – 10.30am – 4.30pm

TICKETS: £4 entry // £3 via the website

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