Old, New, Borrowed and Blue: Terri & Ben's February Wedding February 25 2017

A beautiful wedding captured by Georgie Daniell Photography.

Terri and Ben's October Wedding set in the whimsical bushland of Dunedin, Otago.


"Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue,
and a silver sixpence in her shoe". A traditional rhyme for what a bride should wear.


I have always loved this rhyme and Terri's wedding touched on many elements of this sentimental tail.  
Our design journey began with Terri's family heirloom heritage lace coat. With a vision to preserve and work with the delicate antique lace the seams were carefully unpicked. With Terri's measurements a new pattern was drafted and a lace overcoat was handcrafted featuring little capped sleeves and a sculpted appliqué lace collar stand. Borrowing excess lace from the original lace coat, lace panels were cut and crafted into a entirely new garment to be worn underneath the lace coat. This couture gown was cut on the bias, a cutting technique working with the drape and fall of a woven fabric.


Couture Wedding Gown with Lace Overcoat by Beau.


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