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Blog - Jade Locke

Inspiration behind my "Selene Gown"

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Ever since I saw Underworld I wanted to design a gown inspired by Selene's character. I finally had the chance this fall.  Cos T. Lindstrom asked me to be a part of a special project that featured Denver's Fashion Designers.  The only requirement was that we had to wear something we designed.  I was ecstatic!  Not only was my birthday coming up but I wanted to design something that I had been dreaming about for awhile.  I decided to go all out and treat myself.  I wanted to continue to challenge myself by with working with vinyls and faux leathers.  Making a couture piece from those fabrics is not easy!  I ended up with this mood board as inspiration.  I combined inspiration I found in the raw gemstones (black obsidian and azurite), faux leather gowns and corsets from my favorite movie costumes, and high fashion.

My mood board:

Final gown photo:

Mermaid cut gown with faux leather steel bone corset, black vinyl details, underwire cups, zipper front, underskirt of taffeta and tulle overlay.


Fall wedding season 2016

Fall bridal season is filled with beautiful colors.  We have also been making mother of the bride dresses.  Today I am featuring the still popular " Rachael Gown" that was named after my friend that modeled this beautiful gown in red years ago.  It's still popular among brides and I offer it many color options.  [...]

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