Hi, I’m Debbie Carlisle - welcome to my blog! Keep coming back for lots of news about me and my bridal accessories and other related goodies that inspire me in my life and work and which I hope will inspire you too!


Blackburn Bridal Couture, 56 Tranquil Vale, Blackheath, London, SE3 0BD.  

This super-stylish independent bridal boutique is owned by TV bridal stylist and former You and Your Wedding and Cosmopolitan Bride marketing and fashion sales director Russell Blackburn. Russell’s passion for making brides beautiful for their big day and his knowledge and expertise in the field makes him one of the most highly-respected presences within the wedding industry. His beautiful boutique, which was born from his desire to breathe new life in to the London bridal scene, appeals to stylish brides looking for quality and originality alongside a personal approach. The boutique has a large selection of exquisite bridal gowns to choose from, with designers including Claire Pettibone, Delphine Manivet, Sarah Janks, Catherine Dean, Jesus Piero, Caroline Casadejus and Jenny Packham. Visit or call 020 8297 1188.

Halfpenny London, 10 Woburn Walk, Bloomsbury, London, WC1H 0JL

Kate Halfpenny is an award winning celebrity stylist and costume designer, who in 2005 launched her namesake bridal and couture collection Halfpenny London. Often described as an “industry secret”, Kate has designed for and styled celebrities including British Vogue Editor Alexandra Shulman, Kate Moss, Erin O’Connor and Emilia Fox. Kate’s dresses are hugely sought-after designs which mix classic bridal with vintage style and contemporary cool. Visit Kate’s Bloomsbury boutique by appointment only.

Visit or call 020 3441 8894.

The White Room at 20 Norfolk Row, Sheffield, S1 2PA.

An innovative, elegant and contemporary bridal boutique created from a passion for people, rock and roll vintage loveliness, romance and all things wedding. Stockists of Jenny Packham, Halfpenny London, Cymbeline, Sassi Holford, Stephanie Allin, Suzanne Neville and Claire Pettibone.

Visit or call 0114 272 2336.

The White Closet, 204 Burton Rd, West Didsbury, Manchester, M20 2LW

The White Closet celebrates women with independent style and creativity. The award-winning boutique has a beautiful vintage French style and showcases some of the industry’s most sought-after designers who aren’t afraid to push the boundaries. Stockists of Jenny Packham, Claire Pettibone, Charlie Brear, Lusan Mandongus, Anasul Y, Charlotte Balbier, Two Birds Bridesmaids and Rachel Simpson Shoes.

Visit or call 0161 445 5678.

Cicily Bridal, 6 Bath Street, Ashby-de-la-Zouch, LE65 2FH.

Cicily Bridal is a beautiful bridal boutique which offers a fabulous selection of gowns from designers including Stephanie Allin, Naomi Neoh, Charlie Brear, Lyn Ashworth, Augusta Jones, Paloma Blanca, Alan Hannah and Two Birds Bridesmaids.

Visit or call 01530 587336.

Coco & Kate Atelier, The Dovecote, Hatton Shopping Village, Warwickshire, CV34 8XA

Coco and Kate Atelier is a luxurious bridal boutique in a gorgeous setting which stocks a carefully chosen selection of gowns by Maria Senvo, Stephanie Allin, Watters and Wtoo.

Visit or call 01926 257380.

Lamesley Bridal, 109 Broughton Street, Edinburgh, EH1 3RZ.


An upmarket vintage inspired bridal boutique in the heart of Edinburgh which specialises in individually hand-picked dresses from top UK designers Charlie Brear, Ritva Westenius and Stephanie Allin.

Visit or call , 01315 566384.

Melle Cloche, 715 Great Western Road, Glasgow, G12 8QX

A beautiful wedding accessories boutique in Glasgow’s upmarket West End which prides itself on selling everything but the dress! Choose from a wide variety of headpieces - including a selection of my pieces - as well as shoes, veils, garters, handbags, lingerie and jewellery for your big day.

 Visit or call 0141 3392982.

Lauren Sally is a hair and make-up artist based in Leeds serving brides all over Yorkshire.

Lauren specialises in wedding make-up and has worked on photographic shoots for bridal designers including Debbie Carlisle and Charlotte Balbier. Lauren is equally at home creating glamorous or natural bridal looks and is the perfect choice for a Debbie Carlisle bride. Lauren stocks a number of Debbie’s designs and can help you choose your hairstyle and your headpiece in one consultation. Email or call 07876 552686 for an appointment.



A selection of Enchanted accessories showcased in the boutique

Russell heads up a team of extremely knowledgeable and fun stylists who will help you choose the perfect big day look in the comfort of their exquisitely designed bridal boutique. And with designers ranging from Claire Pettibone to Delphine Manivet, Sarah Janks, Catherine Dean, Jesus Peiro, Charlotte Casadejus and Jenny Packham, brides have plenty of fabulous looks to choose from!

Visit or call 020 8297 1188 to make an appointment to view their gowns or accessories.

I had the very great pleasure of visiting the boutique in person and can confirm that brides who visit this haven of calm and beauty are in for a real treat!

Row upon row of stunning bridal gowns using the most beautiful fabrics are just waiting to find the perfect bride – and the very knowledgeable team of stylists will carefully guide you through the process of finding a perfect gown to work with your wedding and personal style.

April 4 - 2015

Top London boutique Blackburn Bridal Couture showcases Enchanted Collection designs

Today I’m very excited to introduce my newest stockist – the super-stylish London boutique Blackburn Bridal Couture.


Detail from one of the boutique’s amazing Claire Pettibone gowns

Blackburn Bridal Couture stock a really lovely selection of my Enchanted Collection beaded hair vines, circlets and combs which can be viewed in both gold and silver colourways – along with lots of amazing boho and beaded gowns which will work perfectly with my designs.

Sylvie gold hair vine worn with the Claire Pettibone Viola gown which are both stocked at the boutique

Russell Blackburn opened his gorgeous boutique in Blackheath after nearly a decade working on top UK wedding magazines You and Your Wedding and Cosmopolitan Bride. The knowledge and expertise he gained from his role as marketing and fashion sales director at these top titles put him in the perfect position to open a new boutique which would breathe new life in to the London bridal scene.

The result is a stunning and extremely successful independent bridal boutique which appeals to stylish brides looking for quality and originality alongside a personal approach to finding the perfect wedding day look.

Russell’s experience and passion for styling brides has afforded him a highly-respected and well-known presence in the bridal fashion industry which has seen him regularly asked to contribute to leading wedding magazines Your and Your Wedding and Brides Magazine and he also headed up a team of bridal experts on Wedding TV’s bridal makeover show ‘Bridal Boudoir’.