It is a bride’s only dream to find that one perfect wedding dress when it comes to weddings. A dress that sews her wedding dreams and fantasies into reality . Picking out a perfect wedding dress and an understanding designer is for sure tricky. I personally believe that a wedding dress takes in a lot of research for both the bride and her helping hands.
But to be sure, I can definitely say that many designers based out of Australian designers especially cater to brides of all styles, sizes, budgets, and so much more. Be it any type of gown you think or desire, they will turn it into a reality. Take my word for it or not. I have at this moment curated a list of some of the best bridal wedding designers in Australia to help you choose the best for your wedding.
Grace Loves Lace
Launched in 2010 by Megan Ziems. Most of you might have heard about ‘Grace Loves Lace’ being one of the best bridal designing brands globally. They cater to all sorts of unconventional to daring designs needed for brides to feel the utmost satisfaction.
They are primarily known for their intricate lace, silk and unique trims that they tremendously put together to create a masterpiece wedding gown. Their dresses are distinct and methodically unexpected for a bride to even imagine. Take my word for this brand. They can surely turn your design dream into reality while putting all their elegance and intricacy in order.
Love Found True
The primary aim of Love Found True is to provide their brides with an alternative option to their brides, which is unique and specifically made for them. Whether you are looking for an old fashioned or an old school gown to a groundbreaking rebellious one, Love Found True has got your back. You can also shop from their selected stores in New Zealand, Australia and Canada for perfect fits. They are also available through online assistance to guide you in the best way.
Founded by Meghan Condipodero, a former dental student who took a leap for her dream to design some of the best bridal dresses one can ever imagine. Many girls have a plan kept inside their journals where Marquise wants to create their dress.
This is what the founder says while conveying her brand message “Forever evolving our vision of modernity and the pursuit of perfection, Marquise Bridal continues to redefine bridal trends with a commitment to uncompromisable quality, craftsmanship, and luxury textiles. The result is sultry, romantic, and luxury gowns for the modern bride.”
Trust me, if you choose this designer, you have hit the golden jackpot.
Designed with a blend of uniqueness and extravagance, Nevenka is a one-of-kind brand. Their custom made pieces are famous all over Melbourne. Not even exaggerating, this brand can give you anything from timeless, long-armed sleeve lace wedding gowns to backless bohemian touch gowns.
The brand designs are created with expert craftsmanship and attention to detail using traditional yet modern methods and techniques. For those living in Australia, the brand is stocked with their flagship store in heart city Melbourne, or alternatively, you can purchase online with complimentary shipping worldwide.
Cathleen Jia is a brand that is truly made for those brides who love their dresses to be modern and minimalistic. The aesthetic that Cathleen Jia offers to her designs are unmatchable. If an individual is looking for a simple and sober yet fashionable bridal dress, then this is the brand for you.
The founder also conveys their sustainable efforts as, “The devotion to eliminating wastage by hand cutting silks and meticulous detail application breathes life and romance into your modern-day bridal look.”
This brand is all about elegance and simplicity. If that is what you are looking for, this is a hit for you.
Made with love, unique bridal
Started by Carla Jenkins, Made with love is a family business started in 2013. The main inspiration behind this brand is the struggle that the designer herself faced while finding her own dream dress. This brand is built on how brides want a perfect outfit without any hassle. It is known for its perfect plunged neckline silhouettes and material choices.
This is a neutral body brand where the designer herself addresses, “I want my designs to compliment all bodies so everyone can be an MWL girl. This has become a huge focus for Made With Love as a brand.”
This brand is all about embracing their brides’ inner and natural beauty.
Lola Varma is a one in a million designer brand. Its dresses literally portray the essence of love and elegance together as a whole. The brand promises the brides to have their minds like a wedding dress. Their dresses include minimal, strapless A-line numerical and gowns in crisp shape lines with free backs.
“The Lola Varma bride is wonderfully present and tends to resonate with a nontraditional outlook on how to celebrate her relationship, romance, and commitment,” says Illfield. Through the eyes of a designer, wedding-day style is an extension of everyday style—a way to express the most authentic self.
Through their most recent collection, My Paradise, the brand introduced the usage of spotty silk, a boucle weave, and “velvet-like” silk. The designer also conveys that”Every collection, I try to evolve and continue my love of mixing tones and textures within an outfit,” she adds.
Christie Nicole Bridal
Started by Christie Trowbridge in 2013. Christie Nicole Bridal is a bridal fashion and label made for customized needs.
While the label initially specialized in custom pieces, it grew into a ready-to-wear collective outlet. “Christie Nicole Bridal has created ‘Adele’, a collection of dramatic, edgy, and ethereal pieces that brides dream of wearing,” the brand shared. They also add that Adele was created with a particular aspiration in mind that is “An ode to Christie’s grandmother, a strong woman, who has been there for Christie throughout childhood and has been on a journey with Christie pursuing her dreams.”
Leto Bridal is a contemporary bridal brand focused on sustainability and all made right here in Australia. Re-imagining traditional silhouettes with a modern touch, the brand’s philosophy comes from a desire to make individual choices for creating bridal wear.
Creating truly unique pieces that are influenced by the world around us, their latest collection, SLOW, boasts silk satin and delicate pieces among gowns; luxurious suits and separates are incorporated in an ode to the modern woman.
If you wish to have a traditional dress with proper modern affections, then this is where you go.
Essence of Australia
The Essense of Australia as a brand offers traditional designs reinterpreted with modern detailing and unique elements in every one of its gowns. Romantic vintage laces, soft cap sleeves, delicate illusion necklines paired with subtle embellishment, fashion-forward textured skirts, and figure-flattering silhouettes can all be found in the Essense of Australia collection.
You can find your modern couture fairytale designer ball gowns to be casual and quirky silhouettes. Their collection offers a range of bridal gowns to complement each bride’s attitude, style and spirit. Fitted bodices and sexy fit-and-flare skirts give a more than perfect onset for the bride who wants to look sexy – yet gradient – on her wedding day.
Thoughtful details collide with exquisite couture. This collection is full of endless romance by using a unique combination of lace, crepe, and tulle fabrics. Fashion-forward elements like modern halter necklines and sexy side cut-outs push this collection into trend-worthy status. At the same time, strong beadwork and beautiful silhouettes bring to mind classic bridal styles.
Martina Liana offers beautifully crafted couture bridal gowns with feminine silhouettes and delicate touches of lace and beading. This wedding dress collection brings the latest trends fresh off the runway – sophisticated ruched bodices, demure court trains, graphic laces, ultra-chic sheaths, luxurious silk ball gowns and touches of colour – the ideal choice for the fashion-conscious bride. Every Martina Liana wedding dress is fully customizable, allowing every bride to create a truly unique, one-of-a-kind designer gown.
Elizabeth Young designed Madi Lane, a woman with more than 20 years of experience in bridal retailing – an innate sense of style synonymous with the Madi Lane bride. It lingers in every fibre of her being and is exhibited in the finest of elements that make up her Australian-designed wedding gown. Creating modernity and sophistication, Madi Lane gowns tell the tale of ‘girl meets dress’ – a timeless love story. Madi Lane gowns are aspirational and attainable, exclusive pieces that look, feel and read modern contemporary couture.
Each Madi Lane creation features delicate appliqué and embellishments, artfully placed on high-quality fabrics and polished in every detail. With personality and personalization in mind, each gown embodies fierce femininity, fitting the individual body as well as it does the unique spirit.
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