Couture

Since graduating from the Royal College of Art, with a Masters in Fashion Design, David Emanuel has established himself as a couturier of International repute; designing clothes for members of British and European Royal Families and for some of the World’s most beautiful women.

His creations are worn by:

Madonna; H.R.H. The Princess Royal; Mrs Michael Caine; Joan Collins; Faye Dunaway; Jane Seymour; H.R.H. The Duchess of Kent; Lady Lloyd Webber; Ivana Trump and the ‘late’ Dame Elizabeth Taylor, to name but a few….

Royal Frocks for Royal Harpist

In October 2010 Emanuel was commissioned by Miss Claire Jones ( Official Harpist to HRH The Prince of Wales ) to design some recital gowns, to celebrate the launch of her new CD of Harp Concertos. The culmination being a concert performance with the English Chamber Orchestra at the Cadogan Hall in London. Emanuel had previously attended several of Miss Jones’s performances, and was very impressed with her playing & musicianship, and was “genuinely flattered & excited” to receive Inspired by her music, Emanuel designed and sketched two gowns;  A soft, floating vision of white chiffon for the romantic ‘Glière’ Concerto and a dramatic statement of red jersey for the Mozart, Flute & Harp Concerto.

…Royalty and the stars buy his couture for small fortunes. He started his own fashion business and won society and showbiz clients such as the Princess of Wales, the Duchess of Kent, Joan Collins, Patsy Kensit and Ivana Trump. It is a world whose oxygen is money.

The Sunday Times

…the endless star-studded list of celebrities dressed by David is quite breathtaking!…

Ladies First Magazine

In 1981 came the privileged commission of a lifetime. That of co-designing the wedding gown for H.R.H. The Princess of Wales, watched by an estimated 750 million people worldwide and entering him into the history books for eternity and instantly making him a household name.

1990 saw the launch of his solo career and label, ‘David Emanuel Couture’, based at his suite in The Lanesborough Hotel, Knightsbridge, London.

…David Emanuel is going solo, and his first collection marks a smooth transition from pretty frills to pared-down elegance…

Cover Story, The Sunday Express Magazine

…I’m a woman. I have a figure. I don’t want clothes that are going to disguise me. It’s why I’m such a fan of David Emanuel’s clothes. He understands a woman’s body; he knows that I have a cleavage, hips, a waist. His designs flatter and accentuate the female form.

Amanda Mealing, Actress

Emanuel offers a truly personal design service, starting with a sketch through to the creation of a garment, unique to each and every client. He also offers his clients hats, gloves, jewellery and shoes to order, to complete the look and if necessary calls in hair and make-up artists. His signature style is low-key understated chic, with a touch of glamour; perfect for cocktail dresses, evening wear and bridal gowns, which grace social events throughout the world, from Buckingham Palace to the White House.

“…It’s the ultimate in one-stop shopping! The only way to shop!

David Emanuel on BBC Television

…Should you have the good fortune- or a big enough fortune- to have your wedding dress designed by David Emanuel, you won’t be disappointed. For upwards of £8000 you can not only rely on having the most perfectly executed piece of couture to stun your truly beloved at the altar, but you will have his masters voice to guide you through the more confusing aspects of the big day, advise which hairdresser and make-up artist to use and generally soothe your troubled brow…

You Magazine

T.V. Beauty Jane Seymour makes a radiant bride in a celebrity-studded nuptial…Jane is a breathtaking bride in her peach-coloured lace and organza wedding gown, and her gown has a special feature- the lavish train slips off and the outfit becomes a short, sexy dress that’s prefect for dancing at the reception…

Star Magazine, USA

…meanwhile, your frock was a big hit, thank-you so much, missing you, love Jane

Jane Seymour, Actress

For the seriously social globe trotter, who requires a unique and truly discreet service, they will have confidence in knowing their impeccably made ensemble will be delivered wherever they are.

…As the work of a Royal Couturier David Emanuel, the superb cut, fine fabric and figure-flattering elegance of this classic four-piece outfit are nothing less than you’d expect.

The Sunday Express Magazine

…I wanted something glamorous- and that’s what I got! I loved what he designed, it made me feel so feminine!

Cherie Lunghi, Actress

Both regular clients Joan Collins and Jane Seymour recently asked Emanuel to design them from top-to-toe to meet H.M. Queen Elizabeth to receive their O.B.E. awards at Buckingham Palace.

Mr. Emanuel sees private clients strictly by appointment only. Mr. Emanuel is also available to consult on personal wardrobes and purchases, on a strictly limited basis.