New adorable baby girl gift sets with matching cuddly bunnies

Loveday dress, frill nappy pants, sun hat and bunny
Our cute Loveday Liberty print baby girl dress with frill nappy pants and sun hat makes an adorable outfit for warm days, and the set now also comes with a matching bunny to make it a truly unique gift. An essential summer holiday set for baby!

loveday dress, frill nappy pants, sunhat and bunny

Beth party dress and bunny
The beautiful Beth party dress is ideal for any little girl, and with the matching bunny wearing a dress in the same beautiful Liberty print, it makes a wonderful gift. Special and charming!

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Katie dress, sun hat and bunny
The pretty Katie dress in the Katie & Millie Liberty print and the matching sun hat makes a perfect summer outfit for baby girls. With the set now being available with the adorable bunny wearing a dress in the same fabric, it also makes an incredibly sweet summer gift.

Katie and Millie gift set with bunny

3 top tips for personalising a wedding with Liberty print details

 1. Add a touch of colour to flower girl dresses
We recently made two stunning customised flower girl dresses with Liberty print sashes and trims. The bride chose the tutu-style Lucy dress, which boasts an impressive tulle skirt, and in addition to making the dress unique with the Emilia flowers Liberty print details, we also changed the silk top to a cotton top for her summer wedding.

Lucy dresses with Liberty print details Sue Hill

2. Choose matching Liberty print accessories for boys and men
To ensure everyone matches, we can organise for men’s ties, for example, and bow ties to be made in a Liberty print fabric of choice. We did this for the bride who chose the Lucy dresses with Liberty print details, for example, and all the matching accessories looked spectacular. The ties were made by the supplier who makes our cover buttons and also specialises in a range of wedding accessories.

3. Let little ones walk with teddies instead of flowers
We have a range of adorable teddies and bunnies in-store, which we sell with Liberty print dresses. The teddies can also be customised with dresses to match a Liberty print fabric used for other wedding outfit accessories, and several of our brides have recently chosen to swap flowers for teddies for flower girls. Cute and special!

Summer holiday wardrobe essentials for girls

Liberty Print Mauvey top and shorts set (£59)
With the summer holiday season fast approaching, our new Liberty print Mauvey top and shorts set makes a fantastic addition to any girl’s summer wardrobe. The adorable set, which is perfect for running around in but still looks smart, includes an A-line shaped top handmade in white fine cotton fabric with Liberty print trimming and a matching puff shorts. To complete the summer look, the cute set can be worn with a matching sun hat (£22).

Liberty print Mauvey Top and Shorts Set

Liberty Print Katie blouse and skirt set (£75)
Girls who enjoy dressing up in pretty clothes will love the new handmade Liberty print Katie blouse and skirt set, which is incredibly versatile and looks beautiful for summer. The classic cotton Liberty print blouse has practical ¾ length sleeves, and the matching skirt is gathered with a layer of netting attached to the lining. Gorgeous and colourful!

Liberty print Katie Blouse and Skirt Set

Liberty Print Olivia blouse and Loveday skirt set (£75)
Every girl needs flattering summer clothes that are easy to wear, and the Liberty print Olivia blouse and Loveday skirt set makes a fantastic holiday outfit. The set, which can be paired with one of our handknitted cardigans for colder days, includes a classic, handmade, cotton blouse with a pretty Liberty print Peter Pan collar and binding on the sleeves and a matching Liberty print Loveday skirt. Perfect for travelling and eating out over the summer!

Liberty print Olivia blouse and Loveday skirt set

3 top ideas for bespoke summer outfits for girls and boys

With the school holiday fast approaching and families getting ready for special summer occasions, we have been busy making beautiful summer outfits for little ones.

Here are three beautiful examples of bespoke summer outfits:

Bespoke Liberty print party dresses
Sine there are so many beautiful Liberty prints on offer, some customers decide to choose their own prints, and we’ve recently made these stunning summer dresses–a party dress in the Lodden print and an Alice dress in the Glenjade print. Gorgeous and unique!

Girls Bespoke Party Dresses Sue Hill

Bespoke baby girl summer outfits
For families planning to spend time in the sun, it can be ideal to have beautiful baby outfits made in a fun print with matching accessories. We recently made this adorable set for a baby girl, who can now vary between wearing a cute romper and a pair of shorts with a scallop edge together with her matching sun hat and teddy. Sweet and practical for the summer months!

Baby Girl Bespoke summer clothes Sue Hill

Bespoke boys shorts and shirt set
Smart holiday outfits for boys can be difficult to find, but with our bespoke service we custom-make sets for boys in Liberty prints. We recently made this pretty shorts and shirt set for one customer in the lovely Samols sail boat Liberty print. The custom-made shirt has a back-button opening and collar at the front. A wonderful summer outfit!

Bespoke Boys Summer Outfit

New baby boy summer outfits for christenings and weddings

Jasper check shirt and linen romper shorts (£79)
For summer christenings and weddings, baby boys will look adorable in our new Jasper check shirt and linen romper shorts set. The cute boys outfit, handmade in 100% cotton and 100% linen, includes a shirt made as a onesie, meaning it is practical for babies and looks neat, and romper pants with elasticated waist for added comfort for baby. Sweet and summery!

Jasper Check Shirt and Linen Romper Set

James shirt and shorts set (£89)
Our popular James shirt and shorts set is now available in a stone beige colour and looks beautiful for special occasions over the summer months. The stunning outfit, handmade in 100% cotton, also includes a peter pan collar shirt made as a onesie to keep baby’s clothes neat, and a comfortable romper shorts with braces. The little shirt also has a cute pocket, which can be personalised with initials, for example, to make it truly unique for a big day like a wedding or christening.

James shirt and shorts set Sue Hill

Rocking Horse romper (£69)
This season, we’ve also added an adorable, white Rocking Horse romper to our baby collection, and this also makes the perfect outfit for a little one looking to arrive in style at a summer wedding or christening. The beautiful outfit, handmade in 100% cotton, has a textured pique collar and piping in the waist, as well as a rocking horse machine embroidered on the bodice.

Sue Hill rocking_horse_romper

Sailing Boat romper (£69)
For a nautical look, our charming baby boy sailing boat romper makes an excellent choice for a summer event, such as a wedding or christening. The romper, handmade in 100% cotton, has contrast navy blue piping on the collar and the sailing boat is hand-embroidered on the yoke. Classic and stylish!

Sailing Boat Romper

Getting page boys ready for the summer wedding season

With the summer wedding season having started now, we are very excited to have a wonderful new collection of page boy outfits, which have proved popular among our gorgeous brides

The shorts
Silk shorts can be adorable on page boys, and our George shorts (£59), which is handmade in silk, has a long and formal style, making it perfect for summer weddings. Another popular option is the Edward Knickerboxer shorts (£65), which is also long and handmade in silk, and for this style, the leg is gathered into a binding just below the knee. Stunning page boy looks for summer!

Sue Hill Page Boys Outfits George ShortsEdward Knicerbockers Shorts

The shirt
Page boy shorts in silk look amazing with our Peter Pan collar cotton shirts (£35), which are incredibly versatile, and ideal for any special occasion this summer. They are available in both ivory and white, making it easy to ensure the page boys match the colour of the wedding dress!

Sue Hill Page Boy Outfits Peter Pan Shirt

The cummerbund
A pretty and sweet addition to a page boy outfit is a cummerbund, such as the handmade silk ones (£29) we do with a pleated front in colours to match the shorts. This is the perfect way to finish off any summer page boy outfit!

3 of the best flower girl dresses for summer weddings

Liberty print Elizabeth tulle dress (£135)
To add a touch of colour to a summer wedding, the gorgeous Liberty print Elizabeth tulle dress makes for an ideal flower girl dress. The adorable puff-sleeved floral print dress fits perfectly in weddings held in beautiful settings in the countryside, as well as weddings with vintage-inspired themes. The handmade girls dress has a Liberty print bodice and skirt with matching Liberty print sash. There are layers of netting under the skirt and a layer of tulle on top of the skirt.

Sue Hill Flower Girl Dress Elizabeth Dress

Jemima dress (£139)
For a striking flower girl dress to match a stunning summer bride, the ballerina-length Jemima dress makes a beautiful choice. The spectacular Jemima dress has layer upon layer of tulle and netting like many popular wedding dress styles, and the silk sash can be made in a wide range of colours to ensure the dress goes with any summer wedding theme.

Sue Hill Flower Girl Dress Jemima Dress

Lucy dress (£139)
Whether your summer wedding is taking place in a garden or in the middle of a city, the ballerina-style Lucy dress is a gorgeous choice for flower girls. It is an impressive summer special occasion dress, which is bound to be remembered and look adorable in wedding photos. The stunning dress is handmade in 100% silk and the tutu skirt has five layers of tulle and netting. The sash can be made to fit with the theme, as it’s available in a variety of colours.

Sue Hill Flower Girl Dress Lucy Dress

Mother and daughter hair styling workshop in-store over half-term

With half-term coming up next week, we have the perfect girly activity for mums and their daughters happening in our Tunbridge Wells store in the historic Pantiles.

 Sue Hill Flagship Store Tunbridge Wells

On Tuesday 26 May, we will be hosting a mother and daughter hairstyling workshop, where you can learn some beautiful hair styles from talented local hair and make-up artist Nicola Downey.

During the workshop, which is only £12 per adult, mums will get to learn a variety of beautiful hair styles, such as fishtail braid, french plait, perfect buns and waterfall plait. Mums with Frozen fans in the house will also be pleased to hear that even Elsa’s Coronation Day hair style is on the agenda.

To avoid disappointment, book your place now as spaces are limited.

Stunning photos showcasing Sue Hill summer 2015 collection

In April we had a beautiful day at Chiddingstone Castle in Kent where local photographer Sharron Goodyear organised a fantastic tea party scene, and models Isabelle, Orla, Grace, Jessamy, Evie, Jasper and Jake did a fantastic job in showcasing our summer 2015 collection of adorable Liberty print outfits and stunning special occasion wear.

Here are some of our favourite photos from the shoot:

Sue Hill Flower Girl Collection 2015   Evie and Jessamy at the tea party with a cake selection from Rosemary Shrager in Tunbridge Wells and flowers by Blooming Perfect Design in Groombridge.

Sue Hill Special Occasion Dress 2015

Jessamy in the Elizabeth Tulle dress, which is suitable for any special occasion and is handmade in a Liberty print fabric and has a tulle overlay and layers of netting under the skirt (£135). Shoes from Freed of London

Sue Hill Flower Girls Group Shot 2015

Jessamy with Grace, Orla and Isabelle in dresses from this season’s Sue Hill special occasion collection. Grace wears the Emilia dress (£119) and Orla and Isabelle wear the ballerina-length Sarah Tulle dress (£119). Both dresses are suitable as flower girl and communion dresses.

Sue Hill Page Boy Outfits 2015

Jasper and Jake in Sue Hill page boy outfits with a cotton peter pan shirt (from £39), silk knickerbockers and silk shorts (from £65). Shoes from Marks & Spencer.

Sue Hill Liberty Print Outfits Summer 2015

Models in this season’s Liberty print designs by Sue Hill (Dresses from £65, boys shirts from £39).

Photos by Sharon Goodyear, and hair by Nicola Downey in Wadhurst

A baby girl wardrobe fit for Princess Charlotte

We were delighted to hear the news about the royal birth on Saturday, and we can’t wait to see what the beautiful Princess Charlotte will be wearing going forward.
We think she’ll look adorable in cashmere and Liberty prints this summer, and here are three sets that would make gorgeous additions to a baby girl princess wardrobe:
Hand-smocked Liberty Print Elizabeth Dress (£79)
The stunning hand-smocked Liberty Print Elizabeth Dress has a peter pan collar and gathered skirt, and the pretty dress looks incredibly sweet on baby girls. A handmade dress like this would be perfect for a princess wardrobe, and we think it would look beautiful on Princess Charlotte when being out and about with her family.
 Liberty Print Elizabeth Dress
Liberty Print Holly Dress and Nappy Pants (£65)
The cute holly dress with a peter pan collar looks adorable on baby girls, and it comes with matching frilly nappy pants. We think this handmade Liberty print outfit would be excellent for Princess Charlotte this summer, and it is made in this season’s Alice in Wonderland-inspired Gallymoggers Liberty print to tie in with the 150th anniversary of the popular classic. Ideal for the new princess!
Liberty Print Gallymoggers Dress and Pants
Forget Me Not Cardigan, Hat and Booties (£129)
The stunning handknitted and hand-embroidered Forget Me Not cashmere cardigan with matching hat and booties set would be fantastic for keeping Princess Charlotte snug, and it can easily be paired with both cute summer dresses and baby grows. The super soft cashmere is perfect for babies, as it is extremely comfy to wear for little ones.Cashmere Cardigan Hat and Booties Forget Me Not
To celebrate the fantastic news about the birth of Princess Charlotte, we are offering a special Royal 15% discount off everything (except sales items) until midnight tonight (Monday 4 May) with coupon code PRINCESS.