We all love weddings.
The exchange of vows, the first dance …
Our favorite part is the dressing up: Ladies in gowns, men in tuxedos…
Or like this one … a la Chuck Bass
Wedding march, white roses and lights, that special White Dress …
It was all there, the decor, the setting, the music, the entertainment, the loved ones … a dream wedding. Perfection from beginning to end.
SHE walked down the aisle and wow-ed everyone with her gorgeous Vera Wang mermaid style gown in organza.
The Maid of Honor was stunning in her sheer top embellished with black flowers with a black slit skirt. Her hair was pinned with a black pearl and crystal head piece with soft waves falling down to the side of her face and wore black Louboutin pumps.
Bea in a sweetheart neckline beaded dress in silver.
Abir wearing a flowy red dress with an open front, a sheer back with a low U-shaped draping.
Left: Deep V top with black belittlement, a beaded belt at the waist, and veil slit skirt. Designed and made by me and mother. (see end of post)
Center: Bianka wearing a gorgeous strapless embellished with silver stones, finishing with a beige veil and a mid-thigh slit.
Right: Melissa in a long sleeve dark blue dress with a sexy cut in the front and back. Made by a Haitian designer (see end of post)
Accessories: Ankle strap sandals, Bold necklace, Millinery hat …
Some guests had their dresses made by Haitian designers:
Dark blue long sleeve dress slightly cut open in the front, with an opening in the back as well. Made by Djenane Desrouleaux.
In my case, my mother and I took on the challenge of making my “Geisha style dress” as I like to call it.
I had so much fun and STRESS working on it that I had to leave you with a few pictures! Hope you enjoy them!
Working on the pattern and lining …
The details on the top: Embellished with flower designed that were hand glued to the top right of the dress, and back lace sown around the V cut all the way to the back of the neck.
Last Friday, Champagne, Haiti’s exclusive Bridal and clothing store, showcased its new Collection of evening and wedding gowns.
Putting on a Fashion Show is nothing new for the Gardere sisters (store owners); they even make it look easy! These women are true fashion pioneers and are always open to fun and innovative projects.
This time, rather than putting on a show for a large crowd, they decided to keep it intimate with an audience of selected clients, wedding planners and few media.
The models graced down the catwalk with selected items from Alexia Admor, Tadashi Sohji, ML Monique Lhuiller, Jovani and Nicole Batki.