The Ivory Wardrobe welcomes new label | 1/9/18
I am super excited to share the news that The Ivory Wardrobe are now stockist of the lovely Catherine Parry label.
Here is a little bit about the label:
The first Catherine Parry bridal collection was launched in 2014, however our story began almost a century ago.
Based near Cardiff in South Wales, the Catherine Parry bridal label is inspired by – and named after – Catherine Matilda Parry.
Affectionately known as ‘Kitty’ to her friends and family, Catherine was born in Caernarfon, Wales, in 1922 and grew up during during the wartime years, eventually marrying Ernest in 1947. During her teenage years she fell in love with the Hollywood movies and the stars of the silver screen, in particular Grace Kelly and Audrey Hepburn, had a deep influence on Catherine’s sophisticated sense of style.
Her granddaughter Maria Ryan, designer and co-founder of the Catherine Parry bridal label, fondly remembers sitting on ‘Nana Kitty’s’ knee watching the Hollywood classics. Many of the cuts and design details that you’ll find on the wedding gowns she creates are inspired by the fashions of the 1940s and 50s and every bridal gown that carries the Catherine Parry name is a fitting tribute to the original Catherine Parry.
Our fabulous gowns will arrive into store later this year. I cant wait to share them all with you. Keep an eye on our Social Media for sneak peaks x