Our client fell in love with the beadwork of a vintage gown she found in her travels. However, the style was outdated. Nilah relined the gown, removed the sleeves, changed the neckline, added 2" to the length of the gown and made a matching wrap and handbag for a stunning gala gown.
Chocolate Brown Bridesmaid Dress
Chocolate brown dupioni silk — perfect for a bridesmaid dress or a night out.
For the Love of Pearls and Lace Gown
For this gown, Nilah took the client's existing dress of pale blue gray lace and removed the long sleeves. Nilah also changed the neckline, lined the dress in a ivory silk chiffon and created slits on the side of the gown to create a soft fluidness for dancing. From the clients collection of genuine cultured pearl necklaces, Nilah restrung them to create five rows of pearl trim around the neckline and sleeves. Two crystal butterfly pins accentuate this gown.
Tangerine Silk Bridesmaid Dress
For this island getaway wedding our bridesmaid chose a fun strapless dress in a vibrant tangerine dupioni silk to dance the night away.
Erté Inspired Wrap and Dress
Inspired by the famed designer and artist, this elegant evening dress of sapphire blue velvet and silk charmuse is draped in a dramatic ivory and blue embroidered evening wrap.
Swarovski Embellished Evening Jacket and Halter Top
Recycling the fabric from a once worn wedding gown , this vintage inspired evening coat and halter was created using the embroidered sections of the original gown overlayed on duchess silk satin with additional Swarovski crystals.
Pink Cocktail Dress
Sharon is having fun and being flirty in this hot pink sleeveless sheath dress with black marabou fur trim. Party on.
Merlot Evening Dress
Our client wanted to make a grand entrance for her holiday gala. Nilah created a merlot- colored beaded lace mermaid style strapless gown with a satin crystal pleated skirt bottom.