about halfpenny london
Founded in 2005 by costume designer, celebrity stylist and Central St Martin’s textile graduate, Kate Halfpenny; Halfpenny London has become one of the UK’s leading luxury bridalwear brands. Coveted by the fashion elite, Halfpenny London weaves Brit cool with a luxe sensibility, creating innovative, chic dresses and separates for the modern woman. Kate understands the bride’s desire to be her best self and to express that in their own way. Making the wedding dress work for them, not the bride work-out for the dress! Her clients reads like a who’s who of the fashion glitterati. She is a trusted stylist and friend to British icons Kate Moss, Erin O’Connor, Millie Mackintosh and Emilia Fox amongst others.
Kate graduated with a BA Honors in Fashion Design in 1998 and went on to study for an MA in Textiles 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.
Halfpenny is proud to design and make in London, England.