Halfpenny London creates luxury British bridal wear for every woman.
Established in 2005 with the unique selling point of having British made, London designed collections. Designer Kate Halfpenny is regarded as a taste-maker within the UK, designing for the cool-mantic bride. Halfpenny London is renowned for low-backed and effortless styles. Designed for women of all shapes and sizes, regardless of age.
Kate Halfpenny is the maverick of bridalwear design. With a penchant for quality textiles and construction, she thinks differently, creatively and has no fear. She wants to challenge convention and revolutionise the bridal landscape to meet the real needs of the modern bride today.
Before founding Halfpenny London, Kate was an award winning celebrity stylist and costume designer, working with and dressing icons such as Rihanna, Cate Blanchett, Twiggy, Cheryl Cole, Kate Moss, Emilia Fox and Daisy Lowe. For over a decade, she has been styling high-end editorial campaigns, TV commercials and celebrities, and is on speed dial for countless personalities for all things fashion and styling.
Kate graduated with a BA Honours in fashion design and went on to study for an MA in Design For Futures from London’s prestigious Central St. Martins, feeding her obsession with fabrics, lace and beading.
This knowledge and experience, combined with Kate’s skills as a stylist, gives her an unparalleled ability to design and create breathtaking wedding gowns.