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Anne Fontenoy makes the patterns for all of her designs and sews your dress by hand.

She began her dress design and visual art practice in 1981 when she was based in London N5, then in N1

until she re-located to Croydon in the mid 90s followed by a move to Kent in 2007 where she is currently based at:

36a Clifton Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent TN2 3AR

For further information  about how to buy our ready made products or to have a dress designed and made by Anne Fontenoy  please send an e-mail to or telephone 01892 521153

Appointments: 10 am-6 pm Monday to Friday

Appointments are also available evenings, up to 7.30 pm and Saturdays

Free Initial Consultation - Free Street Parking

If  when you phone the answer phone is on, please leave a message or send an e-mail, because Anne may  be in a consultation, she may be totally absorbed in creating a dress or a piece of artwork, or just simply not at her base when you call.


Tunbridge Wells is less than an hour by train from Central London with good bus and road connections throughout Kent and Sussex.

For more information see travel directions


For UK Sales

Send your enquiry about ready made or uniquely designed clothes, art or cards by e-mail

Shop online for ready made products using the add to cart buttons on this website

Send your order for ready made products by post

If you prefer not to use the shopping cart please place orders by e-mail and ask how to make payment by internet or telephone bank transfer,  PayM mobile bank transfer, debit and credit card payment by PayPal money request (via e-mail) or send a cheque in the post which will need to clear through the bank before the order is sent or made.  

If you want to shop online or by mail order but you live outside the UK, please contact us at the following address: BEFORE doing your shopping because it is necessary for us to check the most suitable purchase and shipping options before you place an order.

The prices on this website are for retail sales.

Please ask for information about trade sales if you are a trade buyer for a shop or gallery for apparel, art or craft products.


The images and the content of this website are © Anne Fontenoy 2006 -2015.  All rights reserved

Arts & Crafts

Hand Sewn Silk Frocks & Gowns

silk wedding gowns and silk evening dressessilk satin and lace wedding dressblack evening gown wedding dressstraight wedding dressBias cut wedding dressbridal bag. silk scarf, silk rosettessilk tulle veil

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silk and lace wedding gown

Hand sewn couture

Have your wedding dress, ball gown or occasion dress made by hand

Open by appointment only

to view Anne’s designs

since 1981                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             

Oil pastel picture of columbine hand embroidered silk stole hand painted silk scarf black cat card

Anne Fontenoy

Dress Designer/Maker

Visual artist

Snowflake Christmas card silk wedding suit