Coraline Turner

Coral Turner is a couture designer based in London.  Specialising in unique ready-to-wear Race Day Fashion, her emphasis is focused on the way clothes make you feel.  In addition a dressmaking service is also available. "My dresses are just like you... one of a kind." See her website at https://coralturner.com

Colourful Wardrobe

Couture Comment: A Colourful Wardrobe Can Give You An Energy Boost

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.0.100″ background_layout=”light”] Colourful Wardrobe: The colours we wear can have a tremendous benefit for our wellbeing, that’s a fact. In the ’80s men and women were having colour analysis for the garments they wore, matching hair colour, eyes, skin tone; all with the proviso of bringing out your sparkle, making you stand …

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How Clothes Should Fit

Couture Comment: How Clothes Should Fit – what to look for in ready-to-wear garments

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.0.100″ background_layout=”light”] How Clothes Should Fit: Pulling, wrinkling, sagging, too long, too short, are the elements of dress you want to avoid in the overall fit of your garments. How our garments hang on the body whilst moving, sitting or standing all play a part in how good we look and how …

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Designing a Couture Dress

COUTURE COMMENT: Designer Inspiration – Designing a Couture Dress

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.0.100″ background_layout=”light”] So where does it all start, the idea for a couture dress, or as some would say a custom made garment? Working 1–1 with a client is for me an exciting process, and I would like to think for the client too, once commissioned to make a garment, in this …

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COUTURE COMMENT: Why Scarves are Important

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.0.95″ background_layout=”light”] There is an accessory that is universal, it’s also unisex, appeals to all ages, it will never go out of fashion, you can never have enough of them, it also has health benefits and is an all weather accessory. Pay homage to the humble scarf, a length of fabric that …

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COUTURE COMMENT: Why Clothing Sizes vary from store to store

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.0.89″ background_layout=”light”] Why Clothing Sizes vary – have you ever said to yourself: “Oh no I’ve just been into one boutique and I am a size 12 but now in another boutique I am a size 14, how did this happen?!” Panic not, I’ve got you covered: sizing throughout the UK and …

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COUTURE COMMENT: To Tie or Not to Tie – the Subtle Charm of a Gentleman’s Tie

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.0.83″ background_layout=”light”] When you look at fashion history for the United Kingdom, you will see that a gentleman’s necktie was a prerequisite part of their clothing, regardless of class or status and especially if you were going to Church. The tie travelled alongside a gentleman’s handkerchief, the symbol of a gentleman, worn …

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How to look good in Trousers

COUTURE COMMENT: How to look good in Trousers

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″ admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] Trousers, pants, slacks, some fashion historians say these bifurcated garments took their design from bloomers, and were adopted by Mrs Amelia Bloomer, a social activist for women’s reform whom it is suggested also felt that women should be less restricted in their clothing for certain activities. If …

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hemline that shows off your legs, What is Bespoke Clothing

Do you want a hemline that shows off your legs?

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.0.69″ background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” border_style=”solid”] Looking for a hemline that shows off your legs? The ‘Handkerchief Hem’ dress could be your answer… A dress with a  handkerchief hemline is a wonderful way to show off sun kissed legs – especially when you add a bit of sparkle. In The Times fashion (19th July …

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Button front closures – what’s with the peek a boo gap?

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″ admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] Have you ever worn a blouse or dress that buttons at the centre front (imagine an invisible line in between your breastbone), only to find there are gaps where your bra, or other parts of your anatomy can be seen? Well there are a …

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designer-maker, Why Clothing Sizes vary

COUTURE COMMENT: The Dressmaker, The Designer, The Designer-Maker – their roles in your wardrobe

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″ admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] The designer-maker: A few years ago there was a BBC period drama called ‘The House of Eliott’, two sisters Beatrice and Evangeline Elliot decide to set up what was initially described as a ‘dressmaking business’ for private clients. It was a wonderful series – …

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