Ali was my bride that bought a dress and then started second guessing it. It was that doubt that brought her to be a MBBride. Her two night wedding event gave her the opportunity to wear her already bought dress and a one-of-a-kind custom gown. With her first dress Ali showed a softer princess side of her so when designing her custom gown we aimed to go for her fashionable edgy side. A silk crepe fitted sheath skirt with a long train was fused with a sleeveless sheer beaut neck bodice covered in lace appliques. Not the mention all the beading and sequins also covering the bodice. In the end Ali ended up with the best of both worlds.
Atlanta based hair and makeup artist in the bridal and film industries, Jennifer Nieman, wanted nothing shy of a minimalist, sleek, timeless gown ready for her Paris elopement. Jen's gown was constructed of silk crepe and minimal boning. The fully covered bodice gave a classic edge with a bateau neckline, sleeves falling just short of elbow length, bust style lines, and a sharp key hole back opening. The skirt was a form fitted bias cut with a long extended train. This gown was a modern take to the 1940's sleek glam gowns. Jen did not want a basic wedding dress but a red carpet ready gown and she crushed it.
The sleekness of this gown made it easy to travel to world as Jen and husband, Bob, hopped from country to country documenting the Jen in her chic custom gown.
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My New York bride and best friend from college, Michelle, hired me to bring her bridal gown to life this past July. The designing began with a vision for volume, a plunging neckline, and lace. Michelle also wasn't sure if she wanted the gown to be pink, blue, or keep it simply ivory so I gave her all of the above. The layers started with an a-line blush satin skirt followed by layers of pink and blue tulle gathered at the waist. The skirt was finished with a gathered tulle ivory layer of beaded lace appliques creating a 3D floral vine waterfall from the waist. The bodice brought a touch of sexy with plunging front/back necklines and being fully sheer with the continuing of the 3D floral vines climbing up the chest giving a hint of coverage.
Michelle shined in her gown as she walked down the aisle. Jon, she's a handful and you're a lucky guy.
The bride that wanted everything and boy she got it! Lindsay Coletta Scurr is an amazingly talented Florist who brings life to weddings with her intricate floral arrangements. Having done so many other weddings, her visions for her own wedding day were a wide range of romantic and soft designs. From florals, textures, fine fabrics, and lace appliques, we formalized her perfect gown. A sweetheart ballgown silhouette featuring soft bodice drapes of mixed Chantilly lace trims, eyelash peplum, and detachable flutter sleeves. The volumed satin skirt was paired with a textured silk organza and tulle overlay. I collaborated with the talented Calligraphy Artist, Kelly Lee, to have an abstract floral design painted throughout the organza skirt. Lace appliques applied to the tulle overlay giving movement to the florals.
The gown was paired with a full length blusher and cathedral cut veil with vine like lace appliques trailing behind her.
All things Southern, Bride Christa wanted a sophisticated and feminine feel to her wedding day. A fit 'n' flare satin and organza skirt matched with a wide natural waist ruched sash, lace triangle cups, and a dramatic bow in the back! We also played with color on this one. A mixture of pure ivory, soft blush, dark ivory, and crisp white teamed up to bring this design to life!
This gown was paired with a cathedral length ivory tulle veil with white piped lace trim all the way around.
Bride Autumn asked for modern, minimal, with a touch of the dramatic. Ivory crepe back satin was the go to fabric with it's think fluidity. A bias cut sheath silhouette brought modern red carpet glam while the blousy tank bodice gave weight and balance to the sleek gown. But the real WOW moment is the low cut cowl back with a custom drape. What a pleasure bringing red carpet Hollywood glam to the South!
A Bride close to my heart, Megan, brought a new challenge of mixing her childhood princess visions with her new found vibrant yet carefree personality. On top of these requirement she also wanted to be able to dance all night long in a light dress. All in one gown! We designed an ivory crepe slip dress with front slit and open back featuring a fit 'n' flare skirt overlay. The skirt was draped with organza strips varying in colors of ivory at the waist fading into an airy seafoam at the voluminous hem.
Megan shined walking down the aisle in her 2 piece gown and stunned her family and friends as she removed the skirt and danced the night away with ease.
I had the pleasure of crafting a rock 'n' roll vibe wedding gown for the talented Anitra Mecadon, DIY Network host and Interior Designer. A traditional white dress was not going to cut it for this bride. Instead we mixed the hard, soft, love, and the heart break of rock 'n' roll fuzing it into a wedding gown. This gown had a structured corseted bodice covered in vine like piped lace appliques. The back featured a laced up closure with metal grommet detailing. As for the A-line skirt, mixtures of a deep plum silk organza and light purple taffeta brought a movement of abstract rose motifs to life. This was our til' death do us part wedding gown.