Bridal Couture, Period and Theatrical Costume

Gwen Russell has worked since 1984 at the top level of her profession as a Period and Theatrical Costumier. For the first 24 years Gwen worked with Janette Haslam; and they continue to work together on long standing projects such as The Lion King.

Gwen has also created costumes for the likes of Michelle Pfeiffer, Nicole Kidman, Emma Thompson, Juliet Binoche, Christina Ricci and Michelle Williams.

In 2005, Gwen Launched “Gwen Russell Bridal Couture” – her own custom made Bridal Collection. Gwen uses all her skill and artistry to create gowns that embody both the personality and vision of her brides.

Once upon a time...

There was a Bride and this is her story. Click view storybook.

case study 1

Denise Craib


Christina Millar


Katherine Johnstone



Film, TV and Theatre

View some of Gwen's past film work. Click more images.

film case study 1

Dangerous Liaisons


My Week with Marilyn



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