Fiona Leahy Design is London’s leading event agency with a high profile, international client base. Clients include Dior, Louis Vuitton, Garrards, Harvey Nichols and Christian Louboutin. Not only does Fiona design and orchestrate events for leading fashion houses, but also creates exquisite weddings and events for private clients.
Each month, Fiona will be writing for TheWeddingEditor, allowing us to see her work and hear her experiences in world of weddings and events.
THE DIOR EVENT
We recently created a dinner setting for one of our all-time favourite brands, Dior. The dinner was to mark the opening of a Dior ‘wonderland’ at Harrods. We decided to create an homage in miniature form to two famous London landmarks – Tower Bridge and the London Eye in keeping with the Dior campaign and Harrods windows. This aesthetic could also be applied beautifully to a wedding.
When I design weddings I really like to create elements that are unique and completely personal to the bride and groom. I seek out mementos, places, evocative things that say something about them and the idea of bringing elements to the table, like the Towers and Eye, that wouldn’t otherwise be there is something I really love to do.
We made the models to the exact scale of the real buildings, creating our own tiny London in Harry’s Bar, Dior Style.
Wax seal napkin rings in a Bride and Groom’s initials look beautiful.
Our custom made pop-up menus mimicked the model buildings. For me, it’s about creating a theme that carries all the way through.