Meet The Team
Rachel is one of two directors of Once Upon A Dress. Rachel has a HND in Fashion Design and over 15 years experience as a bridal seamstress. Rachel worked in a Bridal Couture House in her early career, where she found her forte. Rachel loves bespoke dressmaking, creating one off bridal gowns unique to each bride. There's no job that phases her and she genuinely cares for the bride wanting their dress to fit perfectly for the big day.
Fun Fact: Rachel got married in secret and didn't wear a wedding dress!!
Samantha is the other director of Once Upon A Dress. Samantha has a BA Honors Degree in Fashion Design. Samantha went straight into the bridal industry upon graduating. Having been a bridal seamstress for over 6 years, bridal is her passion. Samantha has a hugely creative eye and loves putting it to use on our social media. She loves designing and gives valuable input into the bespoke dressmaking, enjoying seeing a design come to life for each brides special day.
Fun Fact: Got engaged in Central Park, NYC!