Lyell and Townsend
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An an exceptional bespoke experience solely for women, offering the finest quality individually hand-made clothes, providing comfort and confidence, and in consequence elegance and style.
Products and Services
Mother of the Bride Dresses
Womenswear designer Katy Lyell and Savile Row Bespoke trained tailor Victoria Townsend have combined their talents to create an exceptional service solely dedicated to dressing women. An exclusive yet accessible entry into the world of bespoke clothing, the duo are passionate about the clothing they produce and pride themselves on the level of quality, craftmanship and attention to detail. Each piece is imagined, designed and cut in the heart of London with the utmost care and precision especially for the individual. Using couture techniques and tailoring skills, the pair are able to achieve the perfect fit. The bespoke process begins with a consultation to discuss what the client requires for the special occasion. Finding the individual style, colour palette and suitable fabrics are integral to the process which enables the client to have a creative input to their pieces. Once a piece has been ordered, four or five fittings are required with the client, starting with Victoria carefully taking a wide range of measurments. This is a private and intimate part of the bespoke process which can be held to clients request at their home, in their office or in Mayfair. Working to make this process as effortless as possible for the client the pair endeavour to establish a strong relationship with their clients as to achieve the ultimate tailored experience. Victoria’s expertise and artistry in her cutting make Katy's flattering designs come to life whilst being able to mould the fabric to the body with precision. The number of measurements and amount of fittings enables the pair to sculpt the garment, achieving a fit and comfort that is comfort that is unrivalled. Using techniques exclusive to the brand, Victoria is able to excentuate, smooth and disguise any imperfections. Wearing a unique and comfortable outfit provides the client with confidence, elegance and effortless style.
Personal Message from the Manager
Name of Wedding Contact: Katy Lyell
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Year Business Was Established
No. of Weddings Hosted
Less than 10
No. of People In Team
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What is your most memorable wedding?
Each of our mother of the bride clients have been really wonderful to work with and each with stunning and individual outcomes.
Describe your style in 5 adjectives.
Elegant Timeless Quality Confident Effortless
What about your business are you most proud of?
How we work together using all of our developed skills to create something completely unique and special for each and every client. We receive wonderful feedback from all of our clients which makes us incredibly proud of our service.
What is your favourite personal touch you have seen at a wedding?
Embroidery with something personal or monograms on our garments.
Describe your typical process with a couple.
We have a consultation to learn more about the client and what they require, hear about their colours, personal style and then Katy sketches for the individual and collates fabric ideas. One ordered the fitting process begins with Victoria where she takes detailed measurements and starts making toiles of the garments. The client will have 4 - 5 fittings over a period of 3 - 4 months.
What do you love most about your job?
Providing women with confidence and knowing they have the perfect outfit for the occasion.