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Wedding Gowns
- Historically Inspired
- Traditional/Contemporary
- Ethnic Inspired

- Wedding headpieces

Items for sale
- Gowns
- Hats/headpieces/veils
- Consignment

Costuming and Danceware

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Wedding Gowns

Please note: The items pictured on this page are examples of past work and are not themselves for sale. If you find one of these designs to be of interest, please contact Laurie to discuss creating one tailored to your needs.

Contemporary gown of off white dupioni silk with floral and vine border embroidery in brick red, gold, and sage green. Fitted empire waist bodice with slightly A-line skirt, back godet developed into a small train. Dramatic belled sleeves. Sleeves have an inside ribbon/loop method of draping the fullness up for ease of mobility (particularly during a reception dinner). Dress pattern modified very slightly from Vogue pattern 2731.

Contemporary styled dress of rum pink (rosy beige) matte satin with princess line bodice and flared, draped overskirt. Underskirt and piping of matching shiny brocade patterned with butterflies in heavy ecru thread. The draped overskirt is sweep length all around. Slightly belled sleeves and fitted upper back of embroidered ecru net. Upper back has concealed hook and eye closure. Applied ecru lace at neckline. Worn with a mid-back length veil of matching chiffon with a rhinestone and Swarovski crystal decorated comb.

Contemporary princess line dress in white satin with a white organza top layer and spaghetti straps. Organza layer slightly trained. Applied lace trim at hem and top of bodice. Back of bodice cut low with spaghetti strap and swag of pearl beads across back opening. Zipper opening in side back. Bead details on all straps. Train bustles low, from two points. White chiffon stole to match.