#1: Andrea Hawkes - 10 Years of Business Success Creating Sustainable Bridal Fashion and A Journey of Personal Resilience and Recovery

The Love My Dress Podcast: Weddings, Business & Life

Sep 26 2023 • 1 hr 25 mins

LOVEMYDRESS.NET//Andrea Hawkes a British bridal designer based in London, who is renowned for creating contemporary, sustainable, minimalist wedding dresses for modern brides.

Andrea Hawkes Bridal is stocked at multiple British and European bridal boutiques. As well as her gowns, Andrea has also created a collection of wedding veils and luxury sustainable pyjamas and nightwear.

This conversation is with designer Andrea and her husband Dan, her business co-founder. Andrea talks about how she found herself designing wedding dresses and her career trajectory. She discusses her commitment to sustainability in business, balancing work and parenthood and shares details of her experience receiving devastating health news during the covid.

We adore working with this wonderful, family-run business with strong ethical values.

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TRIGGER WARNING: Please note, this episode contains discussions of a sensitive and personal nature relating to women's health. Listener discretion is advised.

A NOTE ON SOUND QUALITY:
Please be kind, this is the first Podcast we recorded and there are one or two patches of impaired sound, as my guests were sharing a laptop with no mic's. This doesn't detract from the ability to enjoy this episode fully.

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