A MODERN TAKE ON A VINTAGE STYLE
How to even begin…
This masterpiece of a gown was created for a client who truly knew what she was after when it came to a wedding dress. She approached us here in our Armadale showroom with a vision to make her wedding dress dreams come true, and oh did we do all that was in our power to do so. Inspired by the grandeur nature of dresses from the 1800’s, our client envisioned a gown with vintage elements brought into the here and now. Our dedicated team, as usual, were up to face the challenge head on.
MASTERFUL ARTISTRY AND EXQUISITE FABRICS
The creation of this gown required tremendous skill, precision and patience. It’s when creating gowns like this, that we are so grateful that our team are so passionate about each and every bride’s vision and really do love what they do! Our talented and devoted team pulled together to make sure that every last stitch of this gown was completed to perfection.
40+ METRES OF FABRIC, 500 HOURS OF CRAFTSMANSHIP
This gown was a record-breaker for us, with over 25 metres of raw silk and another 20 metres of additional fabrics, making this one gown comprise of 40+ metres of fabric. Further, this masterpiece fit for a queen, involved 500 hours of craftsmanship. The extravagant and highly intricate bodice & sleeve embroidery was custom designed and executed with great mastery by the most talented artisans that make up our close-knit team. The embellishments were created from the most delicate and dazzling ivory, soft gold and hand-encrusted beads.
This magnificent gown was a real feat for the SBC atelier, but well worth it knowing we can bring our gorgeous bride, Geraldine’s, dream to life! We’re just sitting on the edge of our seats waiting to see the pictures from her wedding day.