I had been speaking to Sangeeta for some time on Twitter, and it was amazing to meet her properly.
At our meeting I was able to see a few pieces from the Olivier Laudus cllections.
The Olivier Laudus online Bridal boutique was established in 2004 by husband and wife team Olivier and Sangeeta Laudus.
Olivier (formerly a stylist and model) designs some of the collection and manages the day to day running of the business.
Sangeeta works in the city as a lawyer, and helps with marketing and business development for the brand. Both Sangeeta and Olivier offer personal consultations to clients.
The Boutique offers three fabulous collections.
The Signature Collection is an exclusive collection of wedding accessories including luxury hand-beaded wedding ring cushions and guestbooks designed by Olivier.
These pieces can also be personalised making them lovely keepsakes.
In addition, there is a Boutique Collection of handpicked ready-to-wear gorgeous accessories which include stylish bridal bags, pearl and crystal jewellery, princess-style tiaras, vintage-inspired headbands, bejewelled decorative hair combs, dreamy flower clips, sparkly diamante monogram cake toppers and even ivory heart-shaped umbrellas.... and lots more!
Finally, Olivier Laudus are proud to work with independent UK based designers and offer the Artisan Collection of unique handmade jewellery and hair accessories.
All items are sold under the Olivier Laudus brand, and to add to the feeling of luxury, most items come wrapped in tissue paper and packaged in stunning white presentation boxes.
On the 7th of July 2011, the Brand took a step up with the Launch of a Brand new city Studio.
Opening a consultation studio was the brain-child of Sangeeta Laudus, co-founder of Olivier Laudus, after a year of meeting with clients on an informal basis to show them pieces.
The studio is based with award winning Salon Jordan Burr, and enjoys an enviable London location, just a few minutes walk from Bond Street tube station.
Brides to be are able to book appointments to discuss their accessories requirement, and more importnatly view and try on pieces from the Olivier Laudus online Boutique.
Sangeeta says : “Clients welcomed the opportunity to be able to try different designs, particularly our hair accessories, and it was great being able to call on the expertise of the stylists in the salon to discuss bridal hair styles and which pieces work with different hair types.
We also enjoyed having the opportunity to meet our clients and give them personal attention and advice which is very key to our business.
Setting up a permanent base in the salon was the next logical step and we are really excited with our new venture and future collaborations with Jordan Burr."
Chic, stylish and in-keeping with the Olivier Laudus brand’s contemporary feel, the studio is decorated with flock wallpaper with a black and cream colour scheme and provides a lovely backdrop for the consultations. So far it has been well received by brides. Consultations are by appointment, with evening and weekend meetings available.
For more information and detail about the Launch party, see HERE
I am so looking forward to my coming visit back to London to be able to see the New Studio and meet with the team again.
I am sure with this development in the Brand it will continue to go from strength to strength and continue its present success.
To Contact Olivier Laudus
Phone: 020 8374 1239
Photography courtesy of Mark Osbourne