It’s Friday, friends and you know what that means? Get excited for the weekend? Yes! But to also have a think about gowns again, as you are about to have the time to shop up a storm, book into a boutique or simply peruse the internet for your dream wedding dress. And to start you off, we present you with the largest range of stunning gowns from one of the biggest and best designers (in our humble opinion), with the broadest range of options in Australia. Sounds like a big call, right? That’s because it is. Say hello to the inimitable Karen Willis Holmes and the BESPOKE collection, which can be worn as is or customised to create your own version and vision for the day.
“At Karen Willis Holmes, we value and celebrate the individuality of every bride. That is why we are dedicated to creating pieces that allow every woman to express themselves and feel unique on their special day,” says the designer. “Within this collection are stunningly unique gowns that range from fit and flare shapes with plunging necklines to strapless beaded ballgowns and everything in-between.”
Basically, BESPOKE, is here to remind you of their endless offering – showing you that you not only have a big bunch of gowns to try on and choose from but the ability to tweak them to your heart’s content. We’re talkin’ mix and match bodices from one design, with skirts from another and sleeves from another, add buttons, lower necklines… the list goes on. I mean, how many designers can say they cater to every. single. bride. in such a vast capacity? Not many, we’re here to tell you.
Prices sit around bodices from $1390, skirts from $1600 and full combinations from $2990-$5490 and sizes are 4-16. If you’re keen to try on, book into their incredible Alexandria boutique (NSW), stat. They also have boutiques in Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth and New York (you’ll find details here) and are stocked in some of our go-to boutiques, Amante Bridal (VIC) and Mrs Fray (ACT).
You’ll find more from Karen Willis Holmes in our latest fashion round-up, Top 20 Aust & New Zealand Bridal Designers, as well as real brides who are donning their dresses time and time again (with rave reviews), underneath their Directory listing with us here. And don’t miss our fashion editorials that include Karen Willis Holmes in print of course, in the latest issue here.
But before you go any further, scroll down for a new look at just some of the available options now…