15 minutes with AP's Style Director.

AP's style director and boutique owner, Karen Madden, gives our brides a sneak peak into the dream job! 

Sitting down with Scottish Wedding Directory's Patricia-Ann Young, Karen lets us know the ins-and-outs of the bridal industry: what trends to follow, the big bridal mistakes and what dress has stood the test of time! 


The most iconic bride of all time…

"Must be Grace Kelly, who wore one of the most remembered and influential wedding gowns of all time. But my favourite has to be Elizabeth Taylor simply because she was a bride so many times but each time she looked fabulous."

"The best thing about my job is… It’s a privilege when any bride chooses their gown at Anne Priscilla and being part of their journey is truly a wonderful thing.


My favourite ever wedding dress we’ve stocked is…

Stewart Parvin’s Warm and Tender, a classic A-line gown with a 50's-style collar made in the most wonderful silk brocade featuring a bird of paradise design. We used this dress as a finale piece on our catwalk show to celebrate our 25th anniversary. Even the thought of it still gives me butterflies."

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