This Modern Love

Relaxed, bohemian bridalwear - handmade in England

Helena lace bridal kimono - getting ready robe

95.00
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Helena lace bridal kimono - getting ready robe

95.00

🌿 About this piece of beautiful bridal lace lingerie: 💕

* A bridal robe, sheer lace kimono made with 100% soft guipiere lace and a pretty blush - champagne satin ribbon tied at the waist.

* Perfect for getting ready the morning of your wedding as part of your bridal trousseau, and a beautiful piece to enjoy wearing during your honeymoon as you begin married life. 

* A gorgeous bridal underwear gift for brides and bridesmaids 

* Loose fit kimono 3/4 sleeves and pretty scalloped detailing at the hem

*Available in IVORY or BLUSH PINK guipiere lace, please see the different listings in the Etsy shop for more photos...

*Available in standard and petite size - also available custom made in any size or length at no extra cost

*All kimonos are handmade to order

*The guipiere lace has a beautiful floral motif all over, it’s soft and it drapes beautifully.

*The style of the garment is called ‘HELENA’ 
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🌿 Customer reviews
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
“Absolutely love it! Beautiful for the morning of my wedding. Used it for a boudoir shoot too and got lots of compliments already. Owner Anna was super helpful and friendly, answering all my questions. Would highly recommend!!” - Helen

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
“This robe is absolutely stunning. It looks even more amazing in person and it is all lace, really delicate, not itchy at all. They were extremely responsive and friendly.” - Jocelyn

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
“This is an absolutely stunning dressing gown! The lace is so gorgeous and delicate. I was delighted to wear it for my wedding day and I will continue to wear it over and over again” - Anna

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
“I have been searching for months to find the perfect get ready robe for my wedding day and this was everything I wanted and more. I cannot wait to wear it on my big day! Seller had wonderful communication and shipping was fast” - Erin

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
“Love love love it! It's so pretty and I can't wait to wear it on my big day getting ready with the girls :)” - Alicia 

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
“Absolutely adore this robe- wearing it in 10 days for the morning of my wedding and cannot wait. I have been looking for something like this for 2 years and when I saw it I knew it was going to be amazing. She was very easy to contact and Anna was fabulous. It measured to my exact measurements. There is nothing like this in the shops - its amazing” - Niamh
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🌿 Press coverage 

The Helena kimono has been featured in, ROCK MY WEDDING, FRENCH WEDDING STYLE, WEDDING IDEAS MAGAZINE, AND SO TO WED, VICTORIA MAGAZINE, HOCHZEITSWHAN, & 321 ME CASO
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🌿 Sizing information 

STANDARD
* The standard size fits most as it is a loose fit wrap around design, and is approximately 35 inches from shoulder to hem. 
The back is cut approximately 27 inches wide and each of the sides is cut approximately 16 inches wide for a loose fit wrap over style.The sleeves are 11 inches wide and approximately 15 inches long.

PETITE
* The petite size is approx 32 inches from shoulder to hem. The back is cut approximately 22 inches wide and each of the sides is cut approximately 16 inches wide for a loose got wrap over design. The sleeves are 11 inches wide and approximately 14 inches long.

CUSTOM 
* All kimonos are made to order and can be made in any size / length at no extra cost, please let me know your bust waist, hips measurement & desired length if you would like a different size to the standard or the petite. The maximum length is 54 inches, that’s the maximum width of the lace, sorry it can’t be made any longer.
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🌿 Questions and answers 

✨ Which size should I order? 

Choose from standard, petite or custom on the drop down menu - feel free to message me with the conversation tool on Etsy to let me know any more details about your order

✨ How do I take my measurements for the length?

Take a tape measure and hold it at the top of your shoulder, let it drape down the body and take the measurement where you would like the kimono to end. This measurement will be used for the upper part of the scallop edge, the lower part of the scallop is approx 1” longer.
35” is standard, 32” is petite but it can be made any length you prefer! (Up to a maximum of 54”)

✨ Is it see through?

Yes it is sheer lace, it is see through. Please scroll through the images to see the kimono styled with a nightie underneath and with underwear underneath.

✨ Which colours is it available in?

The lace is available in IVORY or BLUSH PINK

✨ What should I wear with it?

For your getting ready photos on the morning of your wedding I recommend styling it with a nude / skin coloured nightie or slip dress. I don’t make these, but I recommend looking on Etsy for vintage pieces or in your local department store for a simple slip dress or camisole.
The ivory lace is a warm colour so for your nightie or slip you want to choose a warm tone like nude, or ivory - cream. I don’t recommend white... it’s too stark against the lace.

For your honeymoon it looks great over lacey lingerie - check out my friend and fellow Etsy sellers designs at Brighton Lace 💕

✨ Can I have it lined?

No sorry, it’s not available lined. I designed this as a sheer lace kimono because the lace is so beautiful on it’s own and lining it makes it heavy and detracts from the delicate detail of the lace. Wear it with a slip dress / nightie instead (see above).

✨ How long does it take to make?

Please allow 2 weeks for your kimono to be made and to reach you. I am usually able to make the kimono within a couple of days.

✨ How is it shipped to me?

* Within the UK it’s sent with Special Delivery to arrive the next day after being shipped.
* For overseas it’s sent with Tracked and Signed For first class airmail... within Europe shipping takes about 5 working days, to the US it’s 5-7 working days - please note that this is a post office aim rather than a guaranteed delivery time.
Any delays to postage are out of my control - I advise ordering with plenty of time (one month is ideal for overseas orders) to ensure it reaches you in time.

✨ Can I change the colour of the ribbon?

The ribbons are available in IVORY or BLUSH-CHAMPAGNE. Choose whichever you prefer and let me know with the conversation tool with your order.

✨ Is there something to hold the ribbon on?

Yes I stitch little cotton loops either side of the waist to hold the ribbon in place.

✨ Where do you get your materials from?

I buy the lace locally from a store in Brighton and I buy my haberdashery from local shops in Worthing - small business support other small businesses ✊🏻

✨ Is it vegan friendly?

Yes the lace is a synthetic material so it is vegan friendly- it does not contain any silk.

✨ Where is it made?

It’s handmade in the UK, designed and sewn at my home studio in Worthing, West Sussex.

✨ Who is it made by?

I’m Anna, a bridal Designer and dressmaker behind the small independent label ‘This Modern Love’ - read more about This Modern Love below 👇🏻

✨ Is it returnable?

Please bear in mind that all the kimonos are made to order and for that reason are non returnable and non refundable. If there is a problem with the quality of your kimono please do let me know and I am more than happy to help! In most cases a repair or a replacement will be the best remedy but please do contact me with any issues. The quality of my garments and great customer service are really important to me so if you’re unhappy please do let me know so that I can help.

✨ What if it doesn’t fit?

Free alterations are included in the price. Every customer is entitled to a complimentary fitting with the purchase of each kimono - a fitting involves a minor adjustment to improve the fit of the kimono, examples include adjusting the armholes and sleeves, taking in the side seams, or shortening the length. 
Please note the relaxed, wrap around style of the kimonos - they are not designed to be close fit, structured or fitted in a formal style, therefore alterations cannot be made to alter the design of the kimono, only the size of it.

Please note that the kimonos cannot be altered to be made any larger or longer. They can only be altered to be made smaller or shorter - please bear this in mind when placing an order and taking your measurements. If you have ordered the garment too small or too short you will need to re-order a new kimono, incurring the full cost of re-ordering. 

Please contact thismodernlovebridal [!at] gmail.com prior to returning the kimono for alteration. Alterations must be requested within 5 days of receipt of the kimono. 

Please photograph the adjustment required and safety pin the excess amount of fabric to be adjusted. If you’re unsure please do get in touch and I’m happy to help.
Customers are required to pay the postage cost to return the kimono to the Modern Love Studio, and This Modern Love will then pay the additional postage cost to return the kimono to the Customer after the fitting adjustment has been carried out.

✨ What are the care instructions?

It’s a handmade garment and lace is delicate so please hand wash, wring out the excess water and allow to drip dry. Please dry flat so the garment doesn’t stretch in length. Cool iron on setting 1 with no steam. 

✨ There are multiple listings on Etsy, which one should I choose?

I’ve added multiple listings to show lots of different photos of the Helena kimono; in ivory, in blush pink, in standard, in petite, over nighties, over underwear, from styled shoots, being made at my studio and from my wonderful real brides... You can order any Helena listing you prefer and let me know any preferences for your order.

✨Which is most popular?

Most of my customers choose: Ivory lace, standard size, blush-champagne ribbon.
Please note: If you don’t specify details I will assume you want this combination of Ivory lace, standard size, with blush champagne ribbon.

~~~~~~~~~~

🌿 About This Modern Love

I’m Anna, and I’m a bridal designer and dressmaker based in Worthing, near Brighton, in the UK. I design and make every garment here in my seafront studio for my bridal wear label; ‘This Modern Love’. 

* The aesthetic for ‘This Modern Love’ is romantic, feminine, bohemian and beautifully simple garments, all hand crafted using the finest materials such as silk chiffon, corded lace, duchess satin and soft tulle. 'This Modern Love' has been featured on Rock My Wedding, the VOGUE Wedding Wishlist, Love Our Wedding, Save The Date, The English Wedding blog, Wedding Ideas Magazine, Style & The Bride, The Wedding Bazaar, Perfect Wedding Magazine as well as many other leading blogs and publications. 

❤️ Highlights for This Modern Love 

🍃 Winner of Best Bridal Designer & Dressmaker South East at 2018 & 2019 Wedding Industry Awards...
🍃 Named as ‘The One to Watch’ in Perfect Wedding Magazine (Apr 2016)...
🍃 Best Bridesmaid Collection Finalist at the UK Wedding Awards (2016)...
🍃 Winner of the Elle Magazine Spotlight Award (2013)...
🍃 Featured supplier at the London Etsy Wedding Fair (June 2015)...

🌿 How to order: 💕

👉🏻 Please order via Etsy 

👉🏻 Choose you preferred lace colour, size and ribbon colour. 

👉🏻 Let me know any special instructions and sizing requirements.

That’s it! Your lace kimono will be shipped to you within 2 weeks and I’ll let you know when it’s on it’s way with the tracking number.

~~~~~~~~~~

📷 Photo credits: Steffi at Expression Photos, Ania Schneemann, Salsabil Morrison, Paula at Hello Sugar Photography 

Special thanks to my wonderful real brides who have shared their gorgeous getting ready photos, I absolutely love seeing them! 💕

🌿 Like to know more? 💕

You can read more about my designs & real brides on my website & follow me on Insta for news & bridal styling advice & inspo!

www.thismodernlovebridal.com

Anna

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🌿 About this piece of beautiful bridal lace lingerie: 💕

* A bridal robe, sheer lace kimono made with 100% soft guipiere lace and a pretty blush - champagne satin ribbon tied at the waist.

* Perfect for getting ready the morning of your wedding as part of your bridal trousseau, and a beautiful piece to enjoy wearing during your honeymoon as you begin married life. 

* A gorgeous bridal underwear gift for brides and bridesmaids 

* Loose fit kimono 3/4 sleeves and pretty scalloped detailing at the hem

*Available in IVORY or BLUSH PINK guipiere lace, please see the different listings in the Etsy shop for more photos...

*Available in standard and petite size - also available custom made in any size or length at no extra cost

*All kimonos are handmade to order

*The guipiere lace has a beautiful floral motif all over, it’s soft and it drapes beautifully.

*The style of the garment is called ‘HELENA’ 
~~~~~~~~~~
🌿 Customer reviews
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
“Absolutely love it! Beautiful for the morning of my wedding. Used it for a boudoir shoot too and got lots of compliments already. Owner Anna was super helpful and friendly, answering all my questions. Would highly recommend!!” - Helen

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
“This robe is absolutely stunning. It looks even more amazing in person and it is all lace, really delicate, not itchy at all. They were extremely responsive and friendly.” - Jocelyn

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
“This is an absolutely stunning dressing gown! The lace is so gorgeous and delicate. I was delighted to wear it for my wedding day and I will continue to wear it over and over again” - Anna

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
“I have been searching for months to find the perfect get ready robe for my wedding day and this was everything I wanted and more. I cannot wait to wear it on my big day! Seller had wonderful communication and shipping was fast” - Erin

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
“Love love love it! It's so pretty and I can't wait to wear it on my big day getting ready with the girls :)” - Alicia 

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
“Absolutely adore this robe- wearing it in 10 days for the morning of my wedding and cannot wait. I have been looking for something like this for 2 years and when I saw it I knew it was going to be amazing. She was very easy to contact and Anna was fabulous. It measured to my exact measurements. There is nothing like this in the shops - its amazing” - Niamh
~~~~~~~~~~
🌿 Press coverage 

The Helena kimono has been featured in, ROCK MY WEDDING, FRENCH WEDDING STYLE, WEDDING IDEAS MAGAZINE, AND SO TO WED, VICTORIA MAGAZINE, HOCHZEITSWHAN, & 321 ME CASO
~~~~~~~~~~
🌿 Sizing information 

STANDARD
* The standard size fits most as it is a loose fit wrap around design, and is approximately 35 inches from shoulder to hem. 
The back is cut approximately 27 inches wide and each of the sides is cut approximately 16 inches wide for a loose fit wrap over style.The sleeves are 11 inches wide and approximately 15 inches long.

PETITE
* The petite size is approx 32 inches from shoulder to hem. The back is cut approximately 22 inches wide and each of the sides is cut approximately 16 inches wide for a loose got wrap over design. The sleeves are 11 inches wide and approximately 14 inches long.

CUSTOM 
* All kimonos are made to order and can be made in any size / length at no extra cost, please let me know your bust waist, hips measurement & desired length if you would like a different size to the standard or the petite. The maximum length is 54 inches, that’s the maximum width of the lace, sorry it can’t be made any longer.
~~~~~~~~~~
🌿 Questions and answers 

✨ Which size should I order? 

Choose from standard, petite or custom on the drop down menu - feel free to message me with the conversation tool on Etsy to let me know any more details about your order

✨ How do I take my measurements for the length?

Take a tape measure and hold it at the top of your shoulder, let it drape down the body and take the measurement where you would like the kimono to end. This measurement will be used for the upper part of the scallop edge, the lower part of the scallop is approx 1” longer.
35” is standard, 32” is petite but it can be made any length you prefer! (Up to a maximum of 54”)

✨ Is it see through?

Yes it is sheer lace, it is see through. Please scroll through the images to see the kimono styled with a nightie underneath and with underwear underneath.

✨ Which colours is it available in?

The lace is available in IVORY or BLUSH PINK

✨ What should I wear with it?

For your getting ready photos on the morning of your wedding I recommend styling it with a nude / skin coloured nightie or slip dress. I don’t make these, but I recommend looking on Etsy for vintage pieces or in your local department store for a simple slip dress or camisole.
The ivory lace is a warm colour so for your nightie or slip you want to choose a warm tone like nude, or ivory - cream. I don’t recommend white... it’s too stark against the lace.

For your honeymoon it looks great over lacey lingerie - check out my friend and fellow Etsy sellers designs at Brighton Lace 💕

✨ Can I have it lined?

No sorry, it’s not available lined. I designed this as a sheer lace kimono because the lace is so beautiful on it’s own and lining it makes it heavy and detracts from the delicate detail of the lace. Wear it with a slip dress / nightie instead (see above).

✨ How long does it take to make?

Please allow 2 weeks for your kimono to be made and to reach you. I am usually able to make the kimono within a couple of days.

✨ How is it shipped to me?

* Within the UK it’s sent with Special Delivery to arrive the next day after being shipped.
* For overseas it’s sent with Tracked and Signed For first class airmail... within Europe shipping takes about 5 working days, to the US it’s 5-7 working days - please note that this is a post office aim rather than a guaranteed delivery time.
Any delays to postage are out of my control - I advise ordering with plenty of time (one month is ideal for overseas orders) to ensure it reaches you in time.

✨ Can I change the colour of the ribbon?

The ribbons are available in IVORY or BLUSH-CHAMPAGNE. Choose whichever you prefer and let me know with the conversation tool with your order.

✨ Is there something to hold the ribbon on?

Yes I stitch little cotton loops either side of the waist to hold the ribbon in place.

✨ Where do you get your materials from?

I buy the lace locally from a store in Brighton and I buy my haberdashery from local shops in Worthing - small business support other small businesses ✊🏻

✨ Is it vegan friendly?

Yes the lace is a synthetic material so it is vegan friendly- it does not contain any silk.

✨ Where is it made?

It’s handmade in the UK, designed and sewn at my home studio in Worthing, West Sussex.

✨ Who is it made by?

I’m Anna, a bridal Designer and dressmaker behind the small independent label ‘This Modern Love’ - read more about This Modern Love below 👇🏻

✨ Is it returnable?

Please bear in mind that all the kimonos are made to order and for that reason are non returnable and non refundable. If there is a problem with the quality of your kimono please do let me know and I am more than happy to help! In most cases a repair or a replacement will be the best remedy but please do contact me with any issues. The quality of my garments and great customer service are really important to me so if you’re unhappy please do let me know so that I can help.

✨ What if it doesn’t fit?

Free alterations are included in the price. Every customer is entitled to a complimentary fitting with the purchase of each kimono - a fitting involves a minor adjustment to improve the fit of the kimono, examples include adjusting the armholes and sleeves, taking in the side seams, or shortening the length. 
Please note the relaxed, wrap around style of the kimonos - they are not designed to be close fit, structured or fitted in a formal style, therefore alterations cannot be made to alter the design of the kimono, only the size of it.

Please note that the kimonos cannot be altered to be made any larger or longer. They can only be altered to be made smaller or shorter - please bear this in mind when placing an order and taking your measurements. If you have ordered the garment too small or too short you will need to re-order a new kimono, incurring the full cost of re-ordering. 

Please contact thismodernlovebridal [!at] gmail.com prior to returning the kimono for alteration. Alterations must be requested within 5 days of receipt of the kimono. 

Please photograph the adjustment required and safety pin the excess amount of fabric to be adjusted. If you’re unsure please do get in touch and I’m happy to help.
Customers are required to pay the postage cost to return the kimono to the Modern Love Studio, and This Modern Love will then pay the additional postage cost to return the kimono to the Customer after the fitting adjustment has been carried out.

✨ What are the care instructions?

It’s a handmade garment and lace is delicate so please hand wash, wring out the excess water and allow to drip dry. Please dry flat so the garment doesn’t stretch in length. Cool iron on setting 1 with no steam. 

✨ There are multiple listings on Etsy, which one should I choose?

I’ve added multiple listings to show lots of different photos of the Helena kimono; in ivory, in blush pink, in standard, in petite, over nighties, over underwear, from styled shoots, being made at my studio and from my wonderful real brides... You can order any Helena listing you prefer and let me know any preferences for your order.

✨Which is most popular?

Most of my customers choose: Ivory lace, standard size, blush-champagne ribbon.
Please note: If you don’t specify details I will assume you want this combination of Ivory lace, standard size, with blush champagne ribbon.

~~~~~~~~~~

🌿 About This Modern Love

I’m Anna, and I’m a bridal designer and dressmaker based in Worthing, near Brighton, in the UK. I design and make every garment here in my seafront studio for my bridal wear label; ‘This Modern Love’. 

* The aesthetic for ‘This Modern Love’ is romantic, feminine, bohemian and beautifully simple garments, all hand crafted using the finest materials such as silk chiffon, corded lace, duchess satin and soft tulle. 'This Modern Love' has been featured on Rock My Wedding, the VOGUE Wedding Wishlist, Love Our Wedding, Save The Date, The English Wedding blog, Wedding Ideas Magazine, Style & The Bride, The Wedding Bazaar, Perfect Wedding Magazine as well as many other leading blogs and publications. 

❤️ Highlights for This Modern Love 

🍃 Winner of Best Bridal Designer & Dressmaker South East at 2018 & 2019 Wedding Industry Awards...
🍃 Named as ‘The One to Watch’ in Perfect Wedding Magazine (Apr 2016)...
🍃 Best Bridesmaid Collection Finalist at the UK Wedding Awards (2016)...
🍃 Winner of the Elle Magazine Spotlight Award (2013)...
🍃 Featured supplier at the London Etsy Wedding Fair (June 2015)...

🌿 How to order: 💕

👉🏻 Please order via Etsy 

👉🏻 Choose you preferred lace colour, size and ribbon colour. 

👉🏻 Let me know any special instructions and sizing requirements.

That’s it! Your lace kimono will be shipped to you within 2 weeks and I’ll let you know when it’s on it’s way with the tracking number.

~~~~~~~~~~

📷 Photo credits: Steffi at Expression Photos, Ania Schneemann, Salsabil Morrison, Paula at Hello Sugar Photography 

Special thanks to my wonderful real brides who have shared their gorgeous getting ready photos, I absolutely love seeing them! 💕

🌿 Like to know more? 💕

You can read more about my designs & real brides on my website & follow me on Insta for news & bridal styling advice & inspo!

www.thismodernlovebridal.com

Anna

x