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Muses

My inspirations come from many different sources. Movies, magazine spreads, books on designers. In particular, among others: Balenciaga, French bridal fashion, Nichole Kidman, Resident Evil: Afterlife's Jovovich's costume.



As a wedding gown designer I don't confine myself to traditional materials, often contrasting them with unusual choices of textures and textile. Wouldn't this picture (the bodice and belt) be interesting in leather or metal (or both?!) with a flowing silk shantung swirling behind her. Or a stone washed denim affair for a completely different look. And then there's the cream crushed velvet with washed silk crepe for a more traditional style. We've been stuck in the strapless era for too long. The eighties may have been over the top, but at least they had style. We've let the manufacturers set the trend on wedding gown styles, but remember they're profit oriented and it's a lot more cost effective to have one basic pattern then have …

Original Designs

These designs were made for Victoria's Bridal Couture and are available through their store.








Original Designs

These designs were made for Victoria's Bridal Couture and are available through their store.




Original Designs

These designs below were made for Victoria's Bridal Couture and are available through their store.



Original Designs

These designs were made for Victoria's Bridal Couture and are available through their store.