Symbolic of royalty, riches, and being number one, gold is the colour du jour for brides. Give your look a gold rush with Samantha Wills ‘Yours Always’ earrings in gold, www.samanthawillsbridal.com; Louis Vuitton gold Coppola clutch, POA, www.louisvuitton.com.au; Aruna Seth gold glitter heels, www.bridesofbeecroft.com.au; and a Carlos Miele inspired gown, www.carlosmiele.com.br
Make sure your bridal orbridesmaid gowns dazzle even when you’re not facing the camera, with detailed strap designs. We love this spine-tingling crystal-encrusted racer-back ‘Elizabeth’ gown by Anna Campbell. Dress
‘Imogen’ headband, ‘Victoria’ cuff. Visit www.annacampbell.com.au.
Platinum rings aren’t the only metals weighing down fashion-forward brides. Sydney bridal designer Diane Lewis believes metallic wedding gown fabrics could be the “next big thing“ in bridal couture - this platinum-threaded gown by Italian couturier Domo Adami a case in point. “Fabric houses in Europe are investing in materials made of metal thread,“ says Diane, who has a variety of fabrics with metallic fi nishes in her range. As well as giving off extra shine, metal-based fabrics can be scrunched and moulded into shape. “You can actually sculpt the gown,“ says Diane. Visit facebook.com/Diane.Lewis.Couture
Feel gorgeous under your gown with lingerie from Collette by Collette Dinnigan’s debut bridal collection. Lace trousseau bra and bikini. Available at David Jones.
The US designer famous for dressing celebrity brides such as Kim Kardashian and Kate Hudson has opened her first-ever Australian bridal boutique, based in Sydney. Located inside the InterContinental Hotel, the store houses signature bridal gowns, accessories, footwear, corsages, fragrance, and some homewares.
Appointments necessary, ph 02 8203 0903.
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