About Melanie Potro

Portrait of Melanie Potro

With over 18 years’ experience in couture, Melanie understands the many and varied dreams of brides-to-be. The award-winning bridal couturier combines creative flair and attention to detail, with a meticulous concern for fit – an essential element for a bride looking for flawless beauty on her big day!

Melanie’s specialty – a lasting legacy of her work with renowned German costume makers Das Gewand, for the likes of the Metropolitan Opera and Royal Opera House – is corsetry. Providing support and comfort for fuller figures and adding curves for boyish silhouettes, her corset gowns are created through a thorough knowledge of historical costume and the intricacies of Melanie’s designer wedding dresses have been featured in national magazines such as You and Your Wedding, Brides and Perfect Wedding. Melanie has also been featured in bridal blogs such as Love my dress, So you are getting married, Smashing the glass, English Wedding  and Rock my Wedding. She has recently appeared in the publication ‘The art of the creative entrepreneur’ by Diane Cottle.