New Halfpenny London Wedding Dresses, Plus Past Collections

Highlights from Fall 2022 and beyond.

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Designer Kate Halfpenny graduated with a bachelor's degree in fashion design in 1998 and went on to receive a master's degree in textiles. Her technical skills, as well as experience as a stylist, has made her eponymous brand, Halfpenny London, a popular label among brides. A friend and stylist of British icons like Kate Moss and Erin O’Connor, Halfpenny combines "Brit cool" with vintage inspiration to create modern, eye-catching designs.

Below, the latest collections from Halfpenny London.

Halfpenny London Fall 2022

The Halfpenny London Fall 2022 is the "3" collection. The line is intended to bridge old and new, past and future with its unique styles. With multiple detachable pieces including sleeves, bows, skirts, and capes that bring drama to classic shapes, it leaves room for brides to individualize their looks. "My team and I have explored the boundaries of our fabrics in new and exciting ways, using their capabilities to perfect construction of these simple, beautiful garments for our brides to enjoy and style as they wish," shared founder and designer Kate Halfpenny.

Dahlia Dress

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This is a classic style that highlights Halfpenny London's quality fabric with a flattering silhouette and modern pockets.

The Cut: Scoop neckline with a fitted waist and dramatic pleating

The Material: Mikado

The Wow Factor: Pockets

Dahlia Bow

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The collection features a detachable Dahlia bow that can attach to multiple styles from the collection. It creates a beautiful bustle-like moment affixed to the Dahlia dress.

The Cut: An oversized structured bow

Material: Mikado

The Wow Factor: A statement-making box on the back

Hyacinth Dress with Dahlia Bow

Hyacinth Dress with Dahlia Bow

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The Hyacinth dress is a sleek strapless gown that skims the body and looks stunning adorned with the Dahlia bow.

The Cut: Strapless sheath

The Material: Mikado

The Wow Factor: The stunning shoulder bow accent

Foxglove Dress

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This sleek body-skimming dress with stretch has an elegant square neckline with defined 3D shoulders, a thigh-high slit, and a twisted detail on the back.

The Cut: Fit and flare

The Material: Crepe

The Wow Factor: Modern details like the slit and defined shoulders

Foxglove Dress with Tulle Cape

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The collection comes with a detachable tulle cape that works as a modesty panel but also adds a modern touch to a dress with its asymmetrical alignment.

The Cut: Long gathered tulle

Material: Tulle

The Wow Factor: Creates a soft and beautiful long sheer train

Orchid Bell Sleeves and Orchid Skirt on Hyancinth Dress

Orchid Bell Sleeves and Skirt

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This collection allows for lots of flexibility with its Orchid style. The silk organza features voluminous shapes and a digitally printed floral watercolor design adding color to the pieces. The Orchid styles can also be done in plain ivory. Using the Hyacinth dress as a base, this style features the added ball-gown style Orchid skirt and the Orchid sleeves in a bell shape.

The Cut: Skirt features a cummerbund waistband and voluminous shape with petticoat addition and the sleeves secure at arms with structured tulle

The Material: Duchess satin waistband and silk organza

Orchid Puff Sleeves

Orchid Puff Sleeves

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Similar to the Orchid Bell Sleeves, the Puff Sleeves attach at the upper arm and have a unique bubble shape to create volume.

The Cut: A bubble sleeve

The Material: Silk organza

The Wow Factor: The unique detached sleeve with a full shape

Orchid Cape

Orchid Cape

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The Orchid Cape is made in a similar style to the Orchid Skirt with a waterfall cape featuring a hidden layer of stiff tulle sewn between the edges of a single piece of digitally printed silk organza folded back on itself.

The Cut: Waterfall cape

The Material: Silk organza and tulle

The Wow Factor: The cape adds a unique high-fashion edge to any of the dresses with its voluminous shape

Halfpenny London Spring 2022

According to Kate Halfpenny, her Spring 2022 collection, titled Unveiled, "is a love letter to Halfpenny London brides, past, present, and future. It’s a celebration of what’s to come, each veil a symbol of hope and optimism for all the wonderful weddings which will now be celebrated like never before, loaded with love and full of abandon."

The latest launch, which primarily consists of gorgeous veils and headpieces, was inspired by Halfpenny's archive collections—and offers a wedding piece for every type of bridal style.

Degas Skirt

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For brides who want a two-in-one look on their wedding day, wear this overskirt for the ceremony and remove it for the reception. It's the perfect piece for those who want versatility.

The Cut: Sheer overskirt

The Material: Cornelli embroidered tulle

The Wow Factor: The woven threaded embroidery

Okotan Corset & Skirt

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For the non-traditional bride, we love this two-piece look for either a mini wedding or civil ceremony. It's an elegant and modern touch to bridalwear.

The Cut: Off-the-shoulder corset and fitted pencil skirt

The Material: Silk crepe

The Wow Factor: The technical draping on both pieces

Ariel Bow Brooch

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We love an oversized bow detail, and this brooch certainly doesn't disappoint. If you're looking for a unique accessory, this is the piece for you!

The Cut: Detachable brooch

The Material: Mikado

The Wow Factor: The oversized bow detail

Willoughby Corset

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The Cut: Off-the-shoulder corset

The Material: Soft tulle, with structure and boning

The Wow Factor: The silk organza flowers around the neckline

Botany Veil

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The Cut: Floor-length veil, with a train

The Material: Tulle

The Wow Factor: The three-dimensional embroidered and appliqué flowers

Soft Dandelion Veil

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The Cut: Floor-length veil, with a train

The Material: Soft tulle

The Wow Factor: The cascading, full body length

Eppel Headband

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The Cut: Delicate hand-knotted headband

The Material: Silk organza

The Wow Factor: The silk organza florals

Joss Headband

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The Cut: Padded headband

The Material: Velvet base wrapped in soft silk tulle

The Wow Factor: The three-dimensional felt flowers

Louisa Veil

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The Cut: Over-face, three-quarter length veil

The Material: Tulle, with delicate embroidery around the edge

The Wow Factor: The silk organza embellishments

Madeline Veil

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The Cut: Floor-length veil

The Material: Tulle, with silk organza flowers

The Wow Factor: The draped cowl back

Margaret Veil

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The Cut: Floor-length veil, with a train

The Material: Tulle, with a gathered frill edge

The Wow Factor: The sheer and delicate nature of the tulle

Mildred Headband

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The Cut: Padded headband

The Material: Velvet base wrapped in soft silk tulle

The Wow Factor: The three-dimensional felt flowers

Minnis Veil

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The Cut: Floor-length veil

The Material: Soft tulle

The Wow Factor: The embroidered primrose flowers along the edge

Palm Veil

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The Cut: Floor-length veil

The Material: Tulle, with French lace edging

The Wow Factor: The sheer and delicate nature of the tulle

Pegwell Veil

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The Cut: Short veil, with a lace cap

The Material: Tulle

The Wow Factor: The short, fashion-forward length

Viking Headband

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The Cut: Padded headband

The Material: Velvet base wrapped in soft silk tulle, with wool felt flowers 

The Wow Factor: The three-dimensional felt flowers

Westbrook Veil

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The Cut: Floor-length veil

The Material: Tulle

The Wow Factor: The floral headband

Halfpenny London 2021

When Kate Halfpenny began designing the "Out of This World" collection, she imagined a collection full of intricate details. Instead, she found inspiration in the new normal, and designed a line focused around interchangeable separates and simple, sleek styles. Below you'll find looks from Halfpenny London's 2021 bridal collection.

Bernice

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"Bernice" illusion corset with feather details and "Atlas" tiered skirt.

Blaze

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"Blaze" tulle shrug and "Iris" slip wedding dress.

Calypso

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"Calypso" sheer off-the-shoulder sleeves with floral lace details.

Cosmic

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"Cosmic" strapless sheath wedding dress.

Dayton

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"Dayton" strapless wedding dress with sweetheart neckline.

Ariel

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"Ariel" detachable bow.

Issa

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"Issa" tulle shrug and "Dayton" strapless wedding dress

Luna

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"Luna" sheer overskirt and "Cosmic" strapless wedding dress.

Mars

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"Mars" detachable long sleeves with voluminous shoulders.

Mercury

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"Mercury" cape with ruffled tulle.

Pandora

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"Pandora" long-sleeve white top and "Luna" tulle skirt with heart details.

Phoebe

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"Phoebe" sleeveless white top with low back and "Luna" tulle skirt with heart details.

Pluto

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"Luna" tulle skirt with heart details.

"Pluto" off-the-shoulder detachable balloon sleeves.

Saturn

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"Saturn" sheer dress with tulle appliqués and "Cosmic" dress.

Star

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"Star" sheer capelet with floral appliqués.

Sun

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"Sun" off-the-shoulder detachable sleeves.

Titan

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"Titan" off-the-shoulder detachable long sleeves.

Zu

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"Zu" top sheer top with turtleneck and voluminous long sleeves and "Cosmic" dress.

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