Posted by Jade Locke on 26th Jan 2018
This past year (2017), I received more winter wedding commissions then I ever had before. It was exciting but very busy. This really inspired me to make a new sample dress of white and silver with a matching jacket. This dress was the final vision shown in the photographs. The top is a sheer mesh steel boned corset with front busk opening that is hidden by the lace appliques. The lace is carefully hand sewn onto the delicate corset. The skirt is a beautiful flip sequin skirt of silver and white. The over skirt is an open front tulle skirt with glitter elastic band. Finally the jacket is a shiny iridescent white satin fully lined with satin lining. Pleated detail 3/4 cuffs and marabou feathers are hand sewn along the side of the bust and the neckline.
The jacket is available separately to purchase in my Etsy shop.
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