Bridal Gowns Tag

On the anniversary of when they first laid eyes on each other, Jurgen and Festime were celebrating with a romantic dinner date. “I turned away for one second that night and when I looked back, Jurgen was on his knees with a ring,” Festime says. “It was so magical and beautiful, I had tears of happiness. It was perfect.” The lovebirds spent every moment they could with each other after they first met at a concert. “Sparks were flying when we first saw each other,” Festime says. “After that, we were so happy and in love, we couldn’t wait to tie...

The crazy thing about love is just that: it makes you crazy. Crazy about love, crazy about the person you love and just generally crazy in love. Training manager Marion and international football player Ludovic met through mutual friends one summer night. After a year of dating and travelling to wherever Ludovic was playing, he suddenly got signed in Turkey. While Marion was visiting him in Istanbul for her birthday, he proposed. Knowing how madly and deeply in love they were, and still are, she knew they were meant to be. So after leaving her amazing job, childhood home, close family...

Maybe it was fate or simply love getting in the way but after meeting at work, Winnie and Chris got to know each other when they repeatedly found themselves in the same place at the same time. Working on the same projects, playing in the same lunchtime netball team and attending the same yoga class, Winnie speculated that maybe she had met the one. “On reflection, perhaps Chris was just following me around!” Fast-forward four wonderful years when Chris seized the moment to propose to Winnie at Lake Como, set against the foothills of the Alps. The unbelievably romantic moment was...

Bohemian vibes, a relaxed atmosphere and a festival feel describe the wedding of Melbi and Andrew. Held in a historic 1850s house in the lush hinterland of Nowra, with six acres of ornate gardens and a rustic barn, the event was conceived as a free-spirited extravaganza. “Working and living in Sydney, I did not want to have a wedding in a Sydney venue as it would remind me of work,” says Melbi, who, as an events manager, had the expert knowledge to bring the celebration to life. “Merribee was recommended by a friend. We loved it and booked it immediately. It...

By Jessica Ienco From delicate, flowing fabrics, to dark and rigid designs, who would have thought that Ms Donatella Versace could surprise us yet again? Well, the truth is that she has. The Atelier Versace Haute Couture Collection of Autumn 2017 is a highly sought-after range of garments that can only be purchased directly through the House of Versace. Rumour has it, there were even a few designs that haven’t been publicised and are only available to women who deal directly with the Versace tribe. The collection consists of 19 incredible pieces, all of which capture the true essence of Versace glamour...

By Jessica Ienco Famous for his show-stopping, jaw-dropping gowns and J-LO’s go-to red carpet designer, Zuhair Murad has dropped his Spring 2018 Bridal Collection, single-handedly proving that haute couture design isn’t just for the runway. Murad’s previous annual bridal collections have each been exceptional and glamorous in their own distinctive way but have this year been superseded by his ingenious creation of a bridal jumpsuit. Amazing, right?! The skin-bearing piece, known as the ‘Dona’ jumpsuit, spans from neck to toe in an intricate white lace design with a transparent mesh underlay, a perfect combination of classic and couture. For the more conservative...

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...

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.  ...