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Flutter Sleeve Gown

Silk flutter sleeve gown. A sweetheart cut with gathered bust. Off the shoulder flounce stretches along the neckline and over the arms. A simple A line silhouette with French seams.

Voluminous design is inspired by styles from the 1940s and 1980s. Old Hollywood style evening gowns and formals.

Elastic in the neckline for a comfortable off the shoulder fit. Asymmetrical seams at the waist accentuate the upper hips and slimming the thighs.

Made from silk dupioni. Nubby texture with a light sheen and crisp drape make this a perfect pair for a circular flounce adding volume and a hip slimming silhouette.

This design is suitable for an array of medium weight fabrics. Silk, Wool, Linen, Cotton, Brocade.

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Oversized Victorian Sleeves

Renaissance | Romantic

A full sleeve adding volume to the arms. Slightly fitted at the shoulders with billowing body. A wide sleeve fitted around the wrist to create a poof. 

This design is inspired by a Rita Hayworth costume of the 1940s. A variation of a gathered bell sleeve. With the bottom pulled to the forearm to create the poof.

Billowing silk gathered at both ends. Easily attach to the side of any dress. Drawstring around the top for a custom fit.These sleeves can be sewn to any strapless bodice or tied around the arm. Romantic sleeves add coverage in an elegant fashion. 

This design can be made in silk organza, silk gauze, silk charmeuse, silk wool, or for a casual look you can go with bamboo, cotton silk, or rayon. 

Many variations of this sleeve can be designed. Handmade custom sleeve pattern or set of sleeves to add to your bodice.

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Mia | Bridal

A bustier wedding dress. Wide straps that tie at the shoulders and a very simple back. A fitted bodice with an a line circular silhouette.

The sweetheart gathered cups complement a small bust. Tie shoulders offer adjustable fit and fullness at the top. The skirt slims the hips while adding volume to tie hemline. The has a full silhouette using almost seven yards of fabric. Custom made bridal belt three inches wide.

This design has been tested with up-cycled materials using vintage eyelet cotton for the bodice and other details combined with up cycled cotton muslin.

The cups are lightly lined with batting. The belt has an invisible closure and the dress has a side button closure.

This design is suitable for many fabric choices from lightweight elegant silk to heavy hemp cloth. The bustier cups can be embellished with romantic ruffles, playful flowers or other decorative bridal fabric.

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Rita Bridal

A delicate cascading ruffle v neck. Pretty straps that weave through a scalloped bodice and tie at the center back. A simple a line skirt with a modest side slit and tea length handkerchief hem.

This cut will work well whether you are curvy or have a slim figure. A fitted bodice with gathered bust and straps that offer an adjustable fit. The a line silhouette slims the hips and the tea length elongates. 

This dress is hand sewn for a perfectly delicate drape. Triple layer bodice with light boning for support. The back is open with a button closure that starts at the waist. Pearls add a unique finish to this simple dress.

The hem of the dress features raw cut scallops with tiny diamond cutouts along the edges. Pearls placed along the hemline of the peeking lining.

This dress can be made in a variety of silks. A less formal linen, cotton, or rayon. Lengthen or shorten, simplify the hem, custom colors also available.

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Seven | Bridal


A princess gown with straps that cross over and create a triangular neckline or a giant x across the chest. Backless with straps that attach to the low back bodice. A floor-length silhouette.

This cut will work well whether you are curvy or have a slim figure. Fitted with a neckline that offers support for a full bust with backless with dainty straps and delicate trim. The ball gown silhouette accentuates the waist adding volume to the bottom creating an elegant silhouette. 

This design is inspired by the fitted bodices and nipped-in waists of the 1950s. Sexy dresses with full skirts and endless backless designs.

The dress has a bouncy circular skirt. One side has asymmetrical design seams where you can insert lace trim, ruffles, drapes to add frills to the dress. Several underskirts of silk organza or silk tulle ads fullness. Knee-length, tea length, or full length.

This design can be made in many varieties of silk, duchess satin, taffeta, hemp silk, or for a casual wedding you can go with a hemp rayon or linen.

For the decorative trim, you can use scallop lace or something custom made from similar or contrasting fabric and color. Add flair with unique buttons for the strap attachment. Custom made or vintage materials repurposed.

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Gretchen | Bridal

A sweetheart cowl neck a line wedding dress. Spaghetti straps that cross and secure a very low back. A fit and flare silhouette with a sweeping train. A three-tier billowing panel train.

This cut will work well whether you are curvy or have a slim figure. The cowl neckline enhances a small bust and accentuates a fuller bust. The fit and flare slim the hips while adding volume to the bottom creating an hourglass silhouette.

This design is inspired by the bias-cut dresses of the 1930s. Sexy dresses with refined drapes and endless backless designs. A variation of a bias cut dress with a fitted hip and flared silhouette.

The dress has a light bouncy drape. An A line underskirt with a full bottom made of silk organza ads fullness. Button accents for straps blooms made of silk.

This design can be made in silk satin, silk wool, silk taffeta, hemp silk charmeuse, heavy silk gauze, or for a casual wedding dress you can go with linen or rayon. The cathedral train three tiers long made light and airy billowing silk gauze.

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Loretta | Bridal

January 12, 2020 | The Design Room
Design illustration by Rose McGuire
Loretta| Vintage Round Neck Ball Gown

A line wedding dress with round neck dainty cap sleeves and pockets. Button back closure and ball gown style sweeping hemline.

A fit for many body styles. Modest neckline for a full bust. Fitted waist and upper hip with an a line silhouette and flared hemline creates an hour glass appearance for all shapes. A slim fitting bodice combined with this unique fit and flare style a line also helps create length for a short or petite bride.

This design has been inspired by a vintage day dress originally made in cotton. This style can be made in a medium weight fabric. Choose a garden look in silk or a country look in hemp or linen.

The underskirt that creates this ball gown look is made of silk and trimmed with lace. Soft to the touch with an elegant flow. Two skirts amounting to 16 yards of silk organza creating a romantic ball gown silhouette.

Design variations include the outer dress made entirely of silk organza making the bodice transparent. The underskirt will be attached to a sweetheart strapless creating an illusion neckline.

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