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Con Ilio Creative Director and Designer Con Iliopoulos pays homage to the Spanish culture that has influenced what he defines as the Con Ilio woman. “Harmonious with the Con Ilio woman, the Spanish woman is strong, seductive and sophisticated and enjoys life’s precious moments, living life to the fullest,” he said. “I wanted to design a powerful bridal collection that draws clear parallels to the Spanish culture and that collectively feels bold, feminine and romantic, touching both traditional and innovative fashion territories.” The latest annual collection is iconically Con Ilio, with the atelier’s intricate craftsmanship and illustrious fabrics sourced from around the globe meticulously coming...

Incorporating succulent plants into your wedding décor and flower arrangements has taking the wedding world by storm. They're easy to maintain and add a striking accent to any arrangement or bouquet. They even look incredible on their own for example as a wedding favour or centrepiece. With so many varieties and pretty color options, there are endless ways to style succulents for your big day. The soft green hue of the plant means it will go with an array of flowers and will make them look sharp (excuse the pun). Whether you use them to create a stunning ceremony backdrop, bring beauty to your...

World-renowned Filipino bridal designer, Francis Libiran, will be touring his latest bridal collection, Affaire de Coeur, at the Marco Polo Hotel in Cebu on July 21 and 22, at the Crimson Hotel Alabang on August 22 and at the Singapore Bridal Caravan on August 27, his second time to showcase his designs in Singapore. Inspired by the beauty, ornate architecture and fresh foliage of Paris, Affaire De Coeur translates to "a love affair", which Francis found suitable to call after himself having found love in the city of love. According to him, brides have a lasting love affair with their wedding gowns as they...

Pippa Middleton and James Matthews have tied the knot. Around 150 guests attended Pippa Middleton and James Matthews' wedding at St Mark's church in Englefield, Berkshire. The relatively intimate guest list included Duchess of Cambridge Kate Middleton, Prince William, their children Princess Charlotte and Prince George, and of course, Prince Harry. The Middleton family's village church saw Pippa walk down the aisle in a custom made wedding gown by British designer Giles Deacon. The lace gown, which was seamless and had pearl embroidery around the neckline, had a high neck with cap sleeves and a tight fitted bodice. Middleton wore her hair up...

Alice McCall, known for her playful and feminine playsuits and favoured by the one and only Beyonce, opened the first full day of Australian Fashion Week. McCall's pretty style was enhanced with the luxury-material jacket and lavish-looking brocade materials in her resort collection. Sheer fabrics, buttoned biker shorts and ribbed body con dresses with skater girl skirts, meant that this collection was all about the body, and a throwback to the 90s. True to her signature bohemian and effortlessly chic style, the designer's showcase included all kinds of impressive fabric techniques including hand embroidery, custom in-house laces and stunning understated embellishments. Pretty pastel hues,...

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia kicked off on Sunday afternoon with Dion Lee opening the show at the Opera House. This year’s Australian Fashion Week is showcasing the works of over 50 designers across five days and will see the return of designer Kym Ellery, who will celebrate her tenth anniversary with the event's airline partner Etihad Airways. As expected, the stylish attendees brought their sartorial A-game, with street photographers on the ground documenting the whole thing. We've wrapped up the top bridal-inspired outfits this week so far, which can be pulled off for engagement parties, bridal showers or as reception dresses. [caption id="attachment_1619" align="alignnone" width="1000"] Elyse Taylor...

Steven Khalil presented what can only be described as a truly spectacular Resort 2018 collection at Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Australia. Never one to shy away from bold colours, adventurous shapes and show-stopping amounts of glam, Steven Khalil delivered once again this year, all set underneath a magnificent set of chandeliers in the Elston Room at Carriageworks. Among the designs showcased were sophisticated 50s inspired designs, extravagant bows, plunging necklines, thigh-high splits and bejewelled bodices. His 25-piece collection included a diverse array of styles and colour palettes, ranging from deep purple to metallic gold and silver. Standout features included intriguing shoulder detailing and daring colour combinations. The...

To say we are excited to see Eternal Bridal welcome American label Badgley Mischka Bride, would be an understatement. The collection is filled with stunning silhouettes, jewel-encrusted bodices, and flowing trains — perfect for the modern bride who wants to feel that extra bit glam on the big day. Badgley Mishka is an American design duo that specialises in creating sophisticated and wearable gowns, inspired by the beauty and style of 40s Hollywood. To welcome Badgley Mischka to its family, Eternal Bridal held a stunning runway show at The Tea Room, QVB showcasing all pieces in their full glory. Among the collection, brides will find...

Set in the moody and dramatic Sydney Theatre Company, Australian designer Carla Zampatti showcases her new SS17 range, which slots effortlessly into the dramatic setting of the mysterious theatre backdrop. Among the pieces were an intriguing array of styles; playing with diagonal lines, off-the-shoulder forms, interesting necklines and a beautiful selection of bold colours. We loved the contemporary nature of the items, and can see many designs working flawlessly for a contemporary bride.  ...