One of the first considerations for choosing the perfect outfit is colour. Do you choose your shade carefully and cautiously or parade in a palette of primary colours?
A design detail involving folds or pleats of material – why not give your outfit a swoosh with ruche.
Lighter than light, like a mousse, the ruche is an ancient sewing technique which comes from the French word to plait and is a stylish silhouette-enhancing detail on outfits at Compton House.
The fashion world has flirted with lace and lace-edged garments throughout history but until fairly recently the decorative fabric has often been hidden in the underwear drawer or confined to white brides’ dresses.
The sash has been cutting a bit of a dash around the waists of men and women throughout history.
The term actually describes a ribbon or a band which hangs either over one shoulder or runs around the waist and really adds a bit of pomp and elegance to your wedding outfit or special occasion dress.