17 Reviews
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Jo Willis
· March 22, 2018
I have just bought my eighth item from Blue Lady Coutoure and am looking forward to receiving it. The quality of items from this lady are always superb. Joanna very kindly helped adjust a lovely blu...e jacket that I had bought in a vintage shop turning it into a bustle jacket, then made me a Josephine skirt in teal and a lovely velvet bustle skirt in navy blue with teal silk details to create a lovely complete outfit. I also have her Edwardian walking skirt and a bespoke bolero jacket for an Edwardian school mistress outfit for my museum work which doubles as a staple Steampunk outfit. Needless to say I am really looking forward to my new blue wool Josephine skirt :) See More
Ceejay Sargent
· April 17, 2018
Just received my first commission from Blue Lady & I'm over the moon. Exactly what I wanted & even better than I expected. Thank you.
Kelly Elizabeth Moore
· July 7, 2017
Everything was perfect, from the custom sizing to choosing just the right colours. The outfit always turns heads and has people asking who made it. Things arrived promptly, well packed and well made. See More
Rhys Burrell
· December 26, 2014
Me mum brought me a custom design waistcoat (police telephone box) for christmas. best waiscoat i've ever had. The quality is far better than all my other waiscoats that have aquired over the years wedding shops and top end suit shops. Service was incredibly friendly (even got a free cup of tea while i was discussing the design). The waistcoat was worth the money paid for it. From now on, i shall be getting any my waistcoats from here all the time. Thankyou for a truly amazing peice for my wardrobe collection See More
Cassy Wilkinson
· August 30, 2016
Beautiful handcrafted items made to a very high standard. It's obvious that a lot of work and passion goes in to everything created. I love my custom sized bustle skirt, it's stunning! Hope to buy mor...e items in the future. See More
Sonia Mullarkey
· November 1, 2017
Just gorgeous I couldn't be any happier x
Lee Lee Tilly Holden
· July 21, 2017
Lovely lady who makes stunning and amazing outfit. such a great and welcoming service. Thankyou so much for my wedding outfit it was far beyond what I imagined xx
Claire Peacey
· April 26, 2015
Superb designer, always willing to go the extra mile and make suggestions to really get the best out of an outfit - proper old-fashioned individual service and an incredibly reasonable price for all t...he work involved! See More
Jacqui Redden
· March 13, 2015
Ordered an Edwardian belt - Excellent friendly and very helpful service. Fantastic belt, exactly what I wanted and perfect fit. Can't recommend enough
James Osborn
· February 16, 2015
Great service, great doublet. A pleasure to work with from concept and design to completion and delivery. A piece of the highest quality.
Joyce Shipp
· March 9, 2015
Loved my outfit. Jo's work never fails to impress me. Can't find fault.
The second commission of a bespoke corset made for me by Joanna was worth every penny. It fits superbly and was finished in time... for the Asylum as promised. See More
Jason Seddon
· August 15, 2014
I bought a Men's Victorian bathing costume off Blue Lady Couture last year. Really well designed, it fits a treat and looks brilliant.
Judith Mary Bullock
· May 25, 2015
A creative designer of class and individuality who will go the extra mile for perfection .
Amanda Jolly-Seddon
· August 15, 2014
Beautiful designs and flexible in her approach. Really listens to what the customer wants. Highly recommended
Tracey Six
· January 10, 2015
Jo created two screen accurate costumes for me from scratch just from screen shot images. She's a genius. Recommended for any costume builds!
Teri Aldersey
· April 30, 2014
Stunning creations, designed imaginatively and finished impeccably! Highly recommended!
Lisa Brunton
· April 29, 2014
Lovely page jo.x

Stumbled across a lovely shot of customers in their steampunk Egyptian outfits at Asylum 2017 last year so just had to share. Such fun to work on.

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Today Facebook is informing me that my 1065 fans haven't heard from me in a while. Clearly my posts last week didn't count. Well, Facebook, this post better reach all of them then..... none of your doctored algorithm malarkey. In other news, here's a little slideshow of a custom version of our underbust waistcoat on it's way to it's new owner. You can see the original waistcoat design via the shop link. Let me know what you think.
Just one of a number of our luxurious velvet cloaks that went off to its new home in America today. This one is a delicious royal purple called 'Bilberry ' from our new range of velvets. The hood is lined in black silk and the entire outer edge is piped with silver satin. It's a floor length cloak, but my customer is so tall I had to drape it on the floor for the photos!
I've just finished three of these gorgeous bustle aprons for a theatre production of Hobson's Choice. Beautiful drapery, waterfall ruffles and a big bow, hand drafted from original fashion plates and the original 50s/60s film. I'm so pleased with them I might add them to my catalogue. The 'Miss Hobson Bustle' anyone?