Penaran's red wedding dress #Fashion#hat#red dress#uk Updated Sep 26 2019 (Posted Sep 5 2007) Ariel arielmstallings Obviously I have a thing for red wedding dresses… Photographer Martin Oliver captured a bride named Penaran in a red Ian Stuart dress. I love the rouching of the red train, and the bride's adorable little cocktail hat! For more shots, keep reading. And thanks to Martin Oliver Weddings for the photos! Check out our whole collection of red wedding dress photos! Ariel Author of three editions of the Offbeat Bride book and the forthcoming From Shitshow To Afterglow, Ariel Meadow Stallings acts as the publisher of all the Offbeat Empire websites. She lives in Seattle with her son, and if she's not reading or writing books, chances are good that she's dancing or happy-crying. She writes weekly essays for her new publication, The Afterglow. PREVIOUS Rebecca's Midwest vineyard bike wedding NEXT One Offbeat Bride's nightmare at Macy's Bridal Show/Hide comments [ 57 ] Wow- what a gorgeous train!! I adore the color, too, such a glorious red. Reply That is a awesome idea-the colour looks fabulous on her, the dress is well made, and the use of a netted cocktail hat instead of a traditional veil makes her my hero. Reply These shots are awesome… and the dress is gorgeous. Reply I have to say these pics are great. I'm getting married also and have been searching everywhere for red wedding dresses and have been unsucessful. She is very beautiful in hers. Reply Oh my goodness, is that hat not the end all and be all? It makes me want to run out to the nearest fancy hat store. Reply My conservative Catholic co-worker is SCANDALIZED. "Brides should wear white or cream!" "What if they're really, really in love?" she didn't answer me. Reply Gorgeous gown. I wish I'd been that brave! Reply the dress is from moulin rouge! Reply …except the train wasn't that long. Reply She looks great! She pulled that off nicely! Reply I want that hat…I've been trying to find a red or black dress for my wedding. And her dress/hat combination is incredible. Reply This woman rocked it. I love the red dress. She looks lovely. Reply What a stunning couple! They look amazing! Reply love the red wedding dress, though the train is excessively long. HATE the hat, wouldn't be caught dead in that. Reply I'm dieing to find a beautiful red corsetted wedding dress like this one for my sister. Does anyone know any designers or where this one came from? This one is gorgeous! Reply Ian Stuart is the designer .. but pretty much any person who makes dresses can make replicas Reply I am the woman in the red dress! It's lovely to read these nice comments – though the dress and hat (!) is not to everyone's taste of course. The dress I picked up second hand, though originally it was from Ian Stewart. The hat I had made specially by Stephen Jones Milliners in Covent Garden. Reply You looked abs gorgeous… the colour, the hat, the train… all stunning… Reply […] you liked Penaran's red wedding dress, then chances are you'll love Sharne's beautiful red gown from her recent wedding in […] Reply I have recently purchased the same Ian Stuart Gown – also used – and was considering having it made strapless as you did…was it heavy/hard to keep up without the capped sleeves or did the tightness of the corset waist make up for the weight of the gown? Did you wear a pettitcoat of any kind? It looks amazing – I hope I pull it off as well as you did! Reply lovely! Reply Hi Kim, The dress stayed up perfectly well since the corset was especially tightened by the seamstress. She also pu a hoop in the bottom of the skirt to make it stick out, but I think extra black petticoats would have looked beter in hindsight. As you know the dress already comes with black underpetticoats but you need to add more to make it stick out more. good luck on your big day and I bet the congregation will gasp and burst into spontaneious applause as you enter the room – mine did! It was fab! Bye for now Pen Reply I am in search of such a dress! Where did you manage to find such a gorgeous dress that was "used?" I have not been so lucky. The search continues… Reply THATS IS A PRETTY DRESS I LOVE IT Reply U LOOK GORGEOUS! congrats on the good taste Reply The dress and hat combo was gorgeous. That was an amazing color and you looked amazing. I am trying to find a dress this color with a touch of ivory for my wedding. Anyways, congrats and wishes for happiness to you. Reply Best. Dress. Ensemble. EVER. Reply That dress is GORGEOUS! I'm currently looking for a corseted red wedding dress and it is definitely a challenge. You walk into a wedding shop and ask if they carry them and they look at you like you have two heads… it's quiet upsetting. Hopefully I find one soon! Reply I would like to where you get your dress.. can you contact me via e-mail Reply so let me try that again. I was wondering where you got your dress from???? thx, from hawaii Reply Keana: Penaran mentions the dressmaker in her comment here: http://offbeatbride.com/2007/09/another-red-wedding-dress#comment-3088 Reply Hi I was wondering if either of you ladies was planning on selling your dresses. I want this dress so bad!! please email me if you are interested at firstname.lastname@example.org Reply I am trying to decide between red and ivory currently…alfred angelo has a red (they call it ruby) that is outstanding! Pictures don't even begin to do it justice. style #1963 http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/12284490/ Reply Wow, what a stunning dress, I love the train. Congratulations on your fashion success and wedding! Reply I adore that gown!! I'm Native American, and am engaged to an Englishman.I first planned to wear full regalia,but then decided to change plans …..I love red!my shawl and beadwork will come first out of tradition.This gown is too formal to wear at our location(waterfall)….but if could pull it off…..I would be thrilled.I'm proud of Peneran for her choice and expression! Reply Guys if you like this dress check out the maggie sottero website , and look up the dress Lana. It is my favorite!! I called and they said it runs at about 750. Reply Hi i got married for the second time in oct 08. i wore a red wedding dress. it was beautiful. i am looking at selling it. the dress is size 18. is there any one that would like to buy it. Reply Hi, This really is the dress of my dreams!!! I can't seem to find it anywhere though – does anyone know what style name/number it is? Thanks! Ankha Reply This is THE wedding dress I want. It's from Ian Stuart's 2003 collection and I have been obsessed with it ever since then! I have also been searching for it (not that I'm getting maried any time soon but hey, you never know) and this is the only site I could find since you can only seem to find his recent collections (also gorgeous). Reply I adore this dress! I did try on a red dress by Dizzy Lizzy but I wasn't quite brave enough! Reply Hi i think you look wonderful. I showed this photo to my fiance and he finally agreed to let me have a red dress at our wedding in december. so THANK YOU!! it something i have wanted since i was a little girl. Thank you for being brave enough. Reply Hi, I love the red!!! I am getting married on Oct. 31, 2008 and my gown is apple red. I purchased it at Davids Bridal in Danvers Ma. about a year and a half ago. I stared my search early never thinking I would fine it. I have had a great time with this dress and can't wait to wear it. I love this brides little hat, cute Reply wow that is beuatiful the color and the back of the dress oh so amzzing Reply I got married in a beautiful outdoor wedding on August 23rd in my Ian Stuart Valentine Gown (same one as Penran's). It was amazing! Reply anyone know if I can post a photo?? Reply Kim, you cannot post a photo in the body of your comment, but you can include a photo URL in the URL field of the comment … and then your name will click through to the photo. Reply gosh! So many comments about me and my dress! Thanks everyone! If you want red just go for it! (I didn't give my husband a choice!) I don't think I'll be selling my dress though – I plan to wear it again at a "wear your wedding dress" party in ten years' time or so… Pen Reply I love red wedding dresses! Everyone tells me not to wear red, but what do they know? It's my wedding, and I look great in red. Reply WOW!…F.A.B.U.L.O.U.S!! You Rocked it. Kudos on doing it "Your Way" Reply If anyone has that valentine dress ill buy it… please please please send me an email. I'm definitely interested. Reply I photographed a wedding recently where the bride wore an amazing red dress. I believe it was called "Scarlet" by Maggie Sottero. At first, I wasn't sure what to expect, but it totally rocked! Reply I have the red Ian Stuart wedding dress if anyone is looking to buy it. Please hit me up! Reply Do you still have this dress for sale? If so, what is the size? I am crossing my fingers… Reply Jessica, what size is that dress and how much do you want for it? I have a red wedding dress in mind but one store was selling it for $950 and another was selling it for $1300. I tried to buy it from the Bonny site but they don't sell to the public. The dress looks a lot like the one in the pic. Reply Read more comments 1 2 › Join the conversation Cancel ReplyYour email address will not be published. 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