Meet the Team
“The kindness, passion and attention to detail that you show is one of a kind and one that I will never forget” Alexis, Couture Bride
MEET THE TEAM
Creating Your Bridal Vision
Our team at Opus Couture are dedicated to creating your bridal vision using our knowledge, expertise, passion and creativity. Meet the team!
With over 30 years experience in the bridal industry, Sharon has a wealth of experience and an unrivalled insight into the best designers, venues, and suppliers to perfectly match your wedding day expectations.
Joining Sharon as part of the Couture dream team are an experienced team of bridal consultants. These fully qualified members of staff are here to make sure your journey with Opus is as special as you are.
Get to know our Opus Couture team before you step through our doors.
Owner and designer in Chief
Sharon established Opus Couture in 2003 and has over 30 years experience in the Bridal Wear Industry. Qualified in fashion design and embroidery, Sharon has gifted the Opus team with all her expertise and knowledge within the industry. You will find Sharon travelling to and from London where she is an executive member of the Retail Bridalwear Association or creating new designs for her Opus Studio collection, which you can find in our sister salon, Opus Atelier.
Opus Couture Assistant Manager
Our Assistant Manager, Khara, started her journey with Opus Couture when she was just 15 carrying out her work experience! Khara’s infectious energy has all our brides instantly feeling comfortable from the moment they walk through the salon doors. Chances are - Khara already knows your gown before you do! Khara specialises in fitting your gown to perfection, stock inventory and customer contact - Khara will have every answers to all your Opus questions!
Bridal Sales Consultant
Our Bridal Sales Consultant, Kirsty, has a true eye for intricate detail. Kirsty is part of our Quality Control Team and ensures your beautiful gowns meet the highest standards when they enter the salon. When you say ‘YES’ to the dress you will receive a signature Opus Candle - handmade by our very own Kirsty! Her creative talents are endless - including modelling our gowns!!
Sewing Room Manager
Lesley has over 40 years experience in the industry and works her magic on all your beautiful gowns. Lesley is based in our in-house sewing room and is a fundamental part of our ‘behind the scenes’ team. Many of our brides never get the pleasure of meeting Lesley, however, rest assured that due to Lesley's dedication and experience your gown is in safe hands!
Our Business Manager, Susan, has been part of the Opus team for 13 years and oversees everything ‘Opus’. You will find Susan on the shop floor finding our brides dream dress or using her years technical skill to customise our brides beautiful gowns or behind the scenes working her ‘Opus Magic’. Susan is an integral part of ensuring Opus runs smoothly. Her years of managerial experience has allowed the salon to become a safe space for our brides and team members.
Opus Atelier Assistant Manager
Lauren, Assistant Manager of our sister salon, specialises in everything ‘Opus Atelier’. Do you want to know about Berta gowns, Lauren will have the answer. Alongside this, Lauren creates beautiful content for the salons Instagram and is only ever a message away. Lauren oversees the running of Opus Atelier and specialises in selling our high end designer gowns.
Bridal Sales Consultant
You will find Sophie on the shop floor or may recognise her from our Instagram. Sophie started her journey with Opus as our in-house model and we quickly realised we needed her to be part of the team! Sophie is a vital part of the order process and ensures your gown order is placed correctly - lead times, brand contact and any design customisation are Sophies speciality!
Technical Support Assistant
Alison is part of our in-house sewing team and supports in all aspects of bridal wear. Whether it's doing your pin fitting, bead-work or adding the final touch to your wedding dress customisation - Alison is on hand. Alongside this, Alison is responsible for completing your bridal journey and carries out the collection process of your gown. With a clear eye for detail, Alison, will guarantee your gown is perfect for your big day!