What’s Hot? 6 of our top picks in the bridal industry
What’s new and hot in the bridal industry? Here, we share some of our favourite pickings
Bigger and better
After huge success, Déseo Bridal & Evening Shoes is expanding with the company opening its second store in Melbourne’s bridal hotspot, Armadale. Over the last six months, the shoe boutique has introduced Bella Belle to its ever-expanding range, with more exciting brands to be released with the opening of the Melbourne store this spring. Teaming up with one of Melbourne’s famous couture dress designers, Déseo aims to create a bridal and evening hub where customers will have all their designer and customising needs satisfied. Best of all, the brand will also be offering a dye service for its dyeable shoe range, which can be coloured in one of 150 shades.
P: 02 9439 6479
Missing that perfect piece that will complete your wedding day look? Perhaps hiring is the way to go. Jillian Franklin Designs offers a beautiful range of vintage furs in various colours and styles for hire. Real bride Cass (pictured) chose the popular ivory stole as the finishing touch to her couture Jillian Franklin Designs wedding gown and custom-made Roman & French jewellery. The gorgeous furs suit any style, whether it’s for the fashion-forward winter bride or if you simply want to add some Hollywood glamour to your wedding look.
P: 02 6021 4357
Maria Chiodo Bridal
Mix and match
Leichhardt-based Maria Chiodo Bridal is introducing a whole new concept in wedding dress shopping. The Entwined Collection is a new range of bridal pieces that can be mixed and matched so you can create your very own perfect wedding gown. Whether it’s a simple dress or an elaborate couture piece, the company’s highly experienced fashionistas are there to help. Currently, the collection is made up of approximately 30 pieces including lace skirts, intricate bodices, flowing overskirts and stunning accessories.
P: 02 9560 3515
Embrace spirituality on your wedding day with Stoned Crystals’ range of bonbonniere crystals from the brand’s Wedding Bonbonniere Collection. From amazonite and amethyst to quartz and fluorite, there are 16 different crystals to choose from. These colourful and unique pieces will look incredibly beautiful on wedding tables and offer a great alternative to traditional floral centrepieces. Stoned Crystals can also engrave the bride and groom’s initials at the bottom of each of the crystal points.
Founded by Jessica Da Silva, Studio Silva creates modern and luxe designs that bring events to life. Specialising in wedding and event stationery, Studio Silva offers a range of services including on-the-day stationery (menus, place cards, table numbers, signage) with stunning finishes such as foiling, embossing, letterpress and hand lettering.
With brides customising their wedding themes and visions for the big day, Ziolkowski is catering to the growing trend of using non-traditional colours for wedding gowns. The brand’s new range of gowns feature beautiful pink beaded laces, soft dove-blue greys, sparkling golds, stunning reds, dark emerald greens, bold floral prints and even black. The best thing about a gown that’s not white is that you can wear it again for another occasion while reliving those happy wedding memories.
P: 0410 611 523