The Stephanie Dress
Named after our beautiful bride and friend, Stephanie. Incorporating a touch of geometric, modern and soft curves, this handmade embroidery was designed specifically for the curvature of our bride. The placement, size and design of each embroidery and piece of lace unique is unique to her gown. With over 100 hours of beading alone, this gown uses a soft mix of silver beads, cream sequins, tear drop shaped Swarovski and French lace.
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The WEDDING TEE
A blend of traditional and haute couture embroidery techniques, with pieces of lace to add a touch of organic and natural elegance.
The design and embroidery was created for elDevere, a bespoke wedding dress designer, for a bride who was looking for something out of the ordinary. The piece is called 'A Beaded Tee Shirt'.
The RACER BACK
This design was created for the back of a wedding gown. Using simple, geometric shapes throughout the design and the selection of beads, this embroidered piece creates structure on a dress that originally has none. The tear drop shape in the centre is remiscent of the tear drop Swarovski crystals and adds a touch of softness to the graphic embroidery.
Created for elDevere.
The LEATHER PIPES
BOURDON EN CUIRE
Stretched piece of embroidery, using a mix of matt sequins, beads and leather. Techniques inspired from Japanese kimono embrioderies. Piece in the making.
Pictures of the completed garment can be found here.
READY TO WEAR
Creating graphics through texture, this piece takes everyday, casual wear and turns it into an Haute Couture perspective. Using a combination of over 10,000 beads, sequins and crystals, this ready-to-wear piece questions the sheerness of silk organza and and transforms it into structure, while keeping the soft qualities of the fabric.
Weight and balance are also questioned in this piece, with the symetricality of the graphic fom the front and the shift of balance from the side.
Assymetrical embroidery on the bias cut of a wedding dress. The flowers of the embroidery were inspired from the bauhinia of Hong Kong. The glass pearls and tonal sequins were chosen to reflect light and add softness to a satin chiffon.
Panels of embroidery on silk, to create the illusion of a silhouette for a wedding dress. The soft, organic lines are complimented by clusters of beads. The texture is taken to another level with the use of handmade organza flowers, adding soft but graphic textures as well as movement to the garment.
Embroideries designed to link together, completing the bespoke grapic and adding a sense of one-ness to the dress.
Gatsby style dress and embroidery for a bride who's only request was 'No Flowers'. The motif on the bodice is inpired from Italian folkloric graphics and the lines on the hips create a feminine silhouette, also inspired from Italian designs.
READY TO WEAR
Headpiece with sequined petals. This piece is a mixture of traditional and haute couture techniques used to create a three dimensional embellishement for a veil. Layers of embroideries overlap each other giving this piece movement and life.
A Styling Project
Working on making beautiful dresses more accessible for women, this seperates range is a semi-bespoke way for brides to make their dream come true. Creating pieces that can be changed, styled and even worn again and ensuring that every little detail of the wedding and personality is taken into account.
Bespoke dresses for bridesmaids and guests also available.
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Studio photography by Pui Pui To www.puipui-photography.com.
Being mindfull of aesthetics and design, experimenting with techniques, textures in paper print and garment printing. All over or placement, keeping the awareness of production restriction but never compromising the total outlook of the piece. Creating graphics and prints for over seven years.
Click on the image for a portfolio of all of my graphics.
THE ART OF EMBROIDERY
Taking embroideries and design to the next level, we collaborate with artists from all atound the world to create the most unique pieces. Daring yet soft, the paintbrush brings another level of texture to the dress, making it a timeless piece of art.