I met with Linda in the studio for a design consult after she contacted me about a gown for her upcoming wedding.
Linda had a few ideas but knew that she wanted a very unique gown that was not a typical wedding gown style and that was not traditional white and also something that she may be able to wear again. The gorgeous bell sleeves were a must have for Linda's gown. The gown was created out of a luxurious and textured pewter coloured silk which was engrained with knots and thick threads that threw a sandstone colour. Around the neckline and on the back of the gown was corded lace which had been specially hand dyed by me to match the sandstone colour in the silk and also the organza in the sleeves. The corded lace was hand cut, and stitched onto the gown to create a unique feature design. The gown was comfortable and practical but featured darts at the back and slight fitting around the front waist with the princess line seams. Linda was married by the creek/rain forest at her own home and we were lucky enough to attend Linda's ceremony and capture a few shots of her in her gown x
Photos by Anna Dutton