Women’s Evening & Occasion Wear, 18th – 19th Century Inspired, Collection
LUXURIOUS SOPHISTICATED EMBELLISHED HANDCRAFTED CAPTIVATING MOOD ENHANCING
Slipping into a Nagla Rouverand evening dress does not only change your physical appearance; your senses are immediately responsive and suddenly you feel enhanced and understood; elevated into the woman that you know you are, and the woman you always aspire to be. Instantly life feels perfect; it’s the right place and the right moment to live your life while looking and feeling your very best.
“My clienteles are influential women who believe fashion should also celebrate their unique qualities. They desire to wear artisanal creations that echo their distinctive, confident personalities. Whether a mother, a leader, an executive, a socialite, a celebrity or royalty, they all have one common thread… they are advocates for timeless style and sophistication and they love to shine and look extraordinary. They know who they are. Now the world will also.” Nagla Rouverand Nagla Rouverand luxury couture designs women’s wear for women who love to feel empowered by the clothes that they choose to wear. Clothes that portray their strong presence and that are reflective of their personal individuality. Each hand crafted piece represents the gracious sophistication of the wearer and is designed to complement a woman’s body effortlessly. At Nagla Rouverand Luxury couture we create luxurious garments for a woman who wants to feel as amazing as she looks; clothes that are an extension of her worldly personality. Our devotees customers are women who adore wearing garments that gracefully captivate their audience and who appreciate fine details and exceptional bespoke craftsmanship.
‘Maison de Haute Couture’ of Nagla Rouverand were established in Cape Town, South Africa in 2011. Since then we have designed and produced luxury wear between bridal, Couture , evening and cocktail ready to wear to direct clients and high end boutiques from around the world. Quality is always our first and foremost when creating each luxurious artisanal garment. At Nagla Rouverand luxury couture we only use the finest imported natural fabrics and jeweled embellishments for our pieces. Respecting the concept of haute couture, each piece is hand crafted by many talented artisans. Due to our increasing global following our brand launched and created the first collection of both ready to wear and bespoke made-to-order evening and cocktail dresses. We are keen that each piece remain stylish and timeless in nature, elevating the wearer’s mood and bejeweling her personality.
Nagla Rouverand in person is a visionary designer who understands the needs of today’s stylish, confident woman, or as she refers to her clients, her ‘leading ladies’. Owning 17 years of advertising and media communication experience, specializing in luxury brands, (Louis Vuitton, Ralph Lauren and Giorgio Armani), Nagla Rouverand decided it was time to follow her lifelong passion of creating beautiful, unique garments that would embellish both a woman’s silhouette and her life. Nagla is a French–Egyptian fashion designer who honors haute couture craftsmanship, which is implemented in each one of her pieces. Born in Cairo, raised in Kuwait and lived in Dubai, she was heavily influenced by the wealth and glamour of the oil rich culture, specifically the high end designer fashion that surrounded her, in addition to the Egyptian and French philosophies, history and culture, artisanal craftsmanship influence. She further enhanced her natural talent for fashion design at Esmod International French Fashion University in Dubai then studied luxury brand management and product design at London College of Fashion. She pays special attention to the finer details in each of her designs. She has always placed her passion for a perfect luxury product over economical mass produced pieces. Each visual masterpiece she creates represents her respect for creative bespoke fashion design and hand stitched craftsmanship.
Each piece featured in Nagla Rouverand collection celebrates a womanâ€™s body. Inspired by 18th and 19th century luxury fashion, this collection captures an era of bygone elegance that has been translated to modern 21st century high glamour. Honoring gracious design elements from the Victorian era, highlighting master craftsmanship and delicate feminine silhouettes, each statement piece is representative of a rich, opulent legacy. The collection features evening and cocktail dresses that are all constructed from the finest quality 100% natural fabrics as raw Dupioni silk, silk chiffon. Each dress has then been hand crafted or embellished with mindfully placed embroidery, beading or hand stitched silk flowers, dazzling highest quality crystals, radiant fresh water pearls, Czech beads all work together to create a final show stopping impact. Inspired by both French and Victorian influences each piece is reminiscent of those bygone eras, cultures and customs whether it be reflected in the construction of the buttons, meticulous drapery, fabric manipulation, placement of lace and intricate beadwork peppered throughout the collection. Each garment exudes glamour and magnificence, capturing moments of Victorian triumphs. Each one is a regal story that celebrates the strength and femininity of women past and present. The collection transcends time and represents todayâ€™s confident, elegant, style conscious modern woman.
LUXURY COUTURE FOR A GOOD CAUSE
Living up to the ideal of â€˜luxury conscious fashionâ€™ percentage of all the revenue generated from the collection will be donated to the welfare of women and children in Africa through select humanitarian charities and corporate responsibility programs.
THE DIVA â€“ A DOUBLE ACT A tribute to the bride who aspires to look and feel incredible and exude sophisticated drama on her special day. This decadent gown will unleash the grand Diva in you.
Nurtured by skilled craftsmen, each handmade 100% silk French inspired millinery flower petals has been meticulously placed to accentuate the exhilarating ideal of feminine chic. The structured floral straps are removable and the knee high opening stylishly showcases the wearerâ€™s leg. For maximum impact the floor-sweeping length A line gown is reversible, one side constructed from Ivory 100% Dupioni silk with reversible soft printed silk chiffon; perfect for a woman who desires to illuminate a room. bride will be able to re-weare her wedding dress on reverse in other occasions
Product code N101 Detalis: Concealed zip fastening along the side Double face removable straps accented with millinery flows petals matches with dress both sides Specialist clean Fabric: Dupioni Kirov pure silk side with reverse Print French finesse soft flowing 100% silk chiffon Colours: Face 1 :Print / Face 2: indigo violet Bridal option: Face 1 :Print / Face 2: White or Ivory
THE JEWEL Designed for the legendary lady who has a tale to tell and who wants to present a prominent energy and majestic vibe when gracing an audience with her presence. ‘The Jewel’ is a tribute to the woman who desires to adorn her beautiful life.
Merging feminine force and master craftsmanship ‘The Jewel’ is translated to a timeless A line floor length garment that will last a lifetime. A piece to be treasured, 100% Pure Dupioni silk gown with silk Haboutai lining is heavily hand-embellished with shimmering Czech glass crystals and softened by feather fringe. The bejewelled bodice edge, statement neck piece and accent strap all visually stimulate to represent the epitome of fine detailing and intricate design.
Product code N102 Detalis: The piece is fully lined in 100% silk. Concealed zip fastening along the side Specialist clean Fabric: 100% Dupioni Kirov pure silk, with matching 100% silk lining Colours: Night Black Bridal option: White or Ivory
THE ENCORE The world is your stage to create an everlasting impression of elegance and sophistication that is uniquely you. ‘The Encore’ embodies ultimate high-octane glam and commands a standing ovation every time it is worn.
Whether you are a radiant bride or guest attending an illustrious event, ‘The Encore’ is a distinguished gown that exudes a regal presence. Lavish 100% silk Dupioni forms this opulent, full bodied, floor length gown. A curvaceous bodice enhances the wearer’s silhouette, further crowned by a row of handmade French millinery flowers, accented with glistening crystals and fresh water pearls and feathers, placed in their center.
Product code N103 Detalis: The piece is fully lined in 100% silk. Concealed zip fastening along the side Removable adjustable straps
Fabric: 100% dupioni Kirov pure silk , lining 100% silk lining Colours: Iridescent Blue/grey Iridescent pigment purple Bridal option: White or Ivory
INNER GODDESS Celebrating the epitome of feminine chic, and capturing a time of elegance and refinement, your ‘Inner Goddess’ will emerge when wearing this head to toe statement piece.
A nostalgic luxe of floating, floor sweeping length French 100% French silk finesse printed chiffon and hand draped bodice will heighten the drama and promote an iconic moment when making a grand entrance. Gracious elegance is further captured in the placement of a hand embellished, beaded brooch. Emerald green 100% silk lining will complement the gown’s ethereal movement.
Product code N104 Detalis: The piece is fully lined in 100% silk. Concealed zip fastening along the side Removable adjustable straps
Fabric: Soft flowing 100% French silk chiffon, matching 100% silk lining Colours: Print French finesse Caribbean Green Pigment INDIGO purple Nude Bridal option: White or Ivory
FEMME FETALE An after-dark essential, this ‘little black dress’ with a twist, is every woman’s must-have wardrobe staple.
A dash of above the knee drama, an element of surprise, a hint of commanding presence, the ‘Femme Fetale’ never ceases to captivate. Sculpted from French cotton viscose sateen lush twill , each hand woven lattice detail enhances the wearer’s feminine frame. A 100% silk lining will ensure you look and feel like a true style siren.
Product code N105 Detalis: The piece is fully lined in 100% silk. Concealed zip fastening along the side Specialist clean Fabric: French cotton viscose sateen lush twill with matching 100% silk lining Colours: Night Black Powder rose peach Bridal option: Cream
THE SOPHISTICATE A flirty silhouette for style savvy women, ‘The Sophisticate’ understands how unique a woman’s body is and knows there will always be only one you.
Inspired by women who have a fabulous love-affair with fashion ‘The Sophisticate’ represents effortless chic. The above the knee 100% silk organza multi-layered dress appropriately showcases a fitted heart shaped bodice. Layered with pure French silk finesse printed chiffon and silk lining play hand in hand to add ‘wow’ factor to the structural movement of the garment. Multiple fabric panels personify a love for all things exceptional. A cinched in hand-draped waist adds accents in all of the right places.
Product code N106 Detalis: The piece is fully lined in 100% silk. Concealed zip fastening along the side Removable adjustable straps
Fabric: 100% silk organza panels layered with print French finesse soft 100% French silk chiffon with matching 100% silk lining Colours: print French finesse soft chiffon with layered panels with Navy blue silk organza
THE EMPRESS A delight for the eyes; portraying an era of royalty and exclusiveness; the woman who wears ‘The Empress’ will make every event an occasion to remember.
The eye catching Caribbean Green 100% silk chiffon figure hugging magnificence is followed by majestic cascading floor sweeping length splendor. A hand draped one shoulder detail brings the piece together. All in all each carefully sculpted fabric panel draws attention to the sensual curve of a woman’s body, representing free flowing elegance.
Product code N107 Detalis: The piece is fully lined in 100% silk. Concealed zip fastening along the side Specialist clean Fabric: 100% silk chiffon Colours: Print French finesse Caribbean Green Pigment INDIGO purple Nude Bridal option: White or Ivory
THE VICTORIAN The bride will not leave a dry eye in the room. A vision in white, ‘The Victorian’s’ structured bodice focuses on texture and bold surface ornamentation for the sheer intention of taking one’s breath away. Ode to sensuality and inspired by 19th Century silhouettes, the shimmering bride will be seen as an elevated reflection of what is in her heart. The hand beaded French Chantilly lace heart-shaped bodice enhances a feminine frame. Softening the boned, form fitting bodice is scalloped edging. The under base of the corsage is constructed from nude colored Italian tulle to present a transparent effect. The back of the bodice exhibits a ‘V’ shape dip. The mid and lower sections of the gown are made from stripy 100% silk taffeta in white pearl and sophisticated light grey tones. The fabric graciously wraps around the female form in hand draped sections to reveal a prominent feminine silhouette with a slight trail of fabric follows the bride.
Product code N108 Detalis: The piece is fully lined , skirt in 100% silk while lace corset lined with see through mesh Concealed zip fastening along the lower back Specialist clean Fabric: Corset dress : Ivory French beaded Chantilly corded lace corset with 100% silk taffeta ivory striped pearlish three grey grades 100% silk taffeta bottom Colours: Bridal dress Ivory French beaded Chantilly corded lace corset attached to ivory striped pearlish three grey grades bottom with 100% silk lining.
THE ILLUMINATE Nurtured by skilled craftsmen this hand stitched panelled metallic leather skirt . The structured meticulously Victorian motives accentuated the exhilarating ideal of feminine chic. The knee high dazzling skirt stylishly showcases the wearerâ€™s high taste.
Finley stitched panelled metallic soft leather skirt with detailed laser cut Victorian motifs on front back and both sides, Victorian motives and the saddle hand stitching details inside the panels has accentuated the exhilarating ideal of feminine chic. The knee high dazzling skirt stylishly showcases the wearerâ€™s high taste and is constructed from 100% genuine lamb leather; perfect for a woman who desires to illuminate a room.
Product code N109 Detalis: The piece is fully lined with dark see through tulle Concealed zip fastening along back Specialist clean Fabric: 100% Napa leather (Lamb) Dark see through tulle lining Colours: Light Silver Light chrome
Size Conversion The following chart will help you match your size vs. the international size scheme XXS