This year marked the launch of the first ever Monili Jewellers Bridal Group Show at the annual Mercedes Benz Fashion Festival - and didn't it go off with a bang. A select group of renowned local designers sent the bridal looks of the season around the circular runway within newly-renovated Brisbane City Hall, creating a magical display of extravagant fabric selections, modern silhouettes and truly breathtaking embellishment.
The 'sheer' genius of George Wu's nature-inspired creations. Feathers, floral motifs, nudes and ivories plus plenty of gloriously sheer detailing made for a playful, whimsical collection.
The beautifully feminine lines of Bertossi Brides' timeless designs. A standout included the opening number; a strapless, floating organza creation in barely-there blue, a superb rendition of the growing coloured gown trend.
Brides Desire by Wendy Sullivan's 20s-inspired accessorising. Delicate headpieces crafted from pearls, tulle and feathers offset her heavily-embellished gowns for the most romantic 'bling' we've ever laid eyes on. (Check out our headpiece special in the current QB for more gorgeous 20s inspiration!)
|Brides Desire by Wendy Sullivan|
Elizabeth de Varga's soft and luscious designs. Think ripple-layered skirts, tulle overlays, slinky satins and some princess-worthy flower girl dresses. Her modern interpretation of the convertible wedding dress was also a crowd pleaser; the sparkles, feathers and super cute hemline was a pop of fun amongst all the glamour.
Jack Sullivan's pattern play - subtle floral laces and embroided organzas adorned his classic-cut gowns. Perfect for the bride searching for timeless with a twist.
Regalia Bridal Designs' daring combination of caramel crochet, embroidery and fresh modern structure. With a dress to suit every bridal style (slinky minimalism, heritage extravagance, classic tulle…) this was one of the most versatile collections of the night.
|Regalia Bridal Designs|
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