Something Blue: Beach Wedding Gown + Bridesmaids Dresses

Added Mar 22, 2012

by alisondahl

Brooklyn, New Yo...

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Description

My sister Megan was married on the beaches of Cape Cod and it was a gorgeous summer wedding. It was my first attempt at bridal. I designed the bride’s custom washed silk empire gown, she wanted a ‘beach chic’ vibe and a simple silhouette. Cut from soft and supple ivory washed silk this dress has an empire waist and a flowing gathered skirt. A subtle scalloped trim details the neckline and straps.

Soft and stretchy the bridesmaids’ chic frocks worked well on our varied body types. And you can step right in and pull it up! Soft boning is hidden within the side seams of the bodice to keep a flattering shape. A strong elastic band at the top opening keeps this dress in place all day long—I know from experience, that’s me to the left of the bride!

My Mother asked me to design her a simple tiered tank dress in coral silk—she looked lovely and the color of her dress really popped.

The flower girl is also wearing one of my dresses, cut from white linen and edged in hydrangea blue pearl stitches.

You can see more here!.

Difficulty

Intermediate

Categories

Season
Summer
For
Women
Garment Type
Dress
Style
Beach, Bohemian, Preppy
Material
Cotton, Blends, Silk

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    Mar 23, 2012, 06.33 PMby Vanessa Velasquez

    What a wonderful job!!! This is a day your sister will never forget, and the dresses made the celebration even more special!!!

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    Mar 23, 2012, 03.57 PMby velvetribbon

    Beautiful dresses!

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    Mar 23, 2012, 12.01 PMby Adriana Orozco

    Wow Alisondalh!!!! what a wonderfull set of dresses!!! you have done a job that you must be very very proud of your self, because all of them are just divin e!!!!! lovely lovely work!!!

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    Mar 23, 2012, 01.03 AMby sewing4christ

    really pretty

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