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couture A-LIST

dream dresses Australia’s top designers unveil their favourites

Brought to you by the world’s #1 wedding network


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mark holt bridal $$$$

on the knot theknot.com.au/markholt for stores see p. 96


INTRODUCING THE COUTURIERS Meet Australia’s leading bridal gown designers

Bernadette Pimenta Couture p.5

Bizzaro Bridal Couture p.62

Bonita Couture p.38

Brides Closet p.82

Caritas Yu Bridal Couture p.46

Corston Couture p.78

Emoda Couture p.34

Evermore Bridal Couture p.42

Jennifer Regan p.8

Lilli Marcs p.74

Louise Alvarez p.16

Mark Holt Bridal Couture p.1

Peter De Petra Bridal Couture p.12

Rapsimo p.54

Rhonda Hemmingway Couture p.20

Souraya p.70

Weddings by Master/Slave p.50

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Ae’lkemi p.30

PLUS Ania G. Couture, PAGE 66 Helen English, PAGE 58 Mira Mandic´, PAGE 24

And turn to page 86 for sparkling jewellery and the best in accessories to add the perfect finishing touches to your big day look


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bernadette pimenta $$$$$

on the knot theknot.com.au/bernadettepimenta for stores see p. 96


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jennifer regan $$$$ - $$$$$

on the knot theknot.com.au/jenniferregan for stores see p. 96


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peter de petra $$$$ -$$$$$

on the knot theknot.com.au/peterdepetra for stores see p. 96


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PhotograPher Nick ghioNis - Xsight PhotograPhy & Make-uP - MiriaM VaN cooteN.

louise alvarez $$$$

on the knot theknot.com.au/louisealvarez for stores see p. 96


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rhonda hemmingway $$$$$

on the knot theknot.com.au/rhondahemmingway for stores see p. 96


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mira mandic $$$$-$$$$$

on the knot theknot.com.au/miramandic for stores see p. 96


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contents 2 Mark Holt Bridal Couture 6 Bernadette Pimenta Couture 10 Jennifer Regan 14 Peter De Petra 18 Louise Alvarez 22 Rhonda Hemmingway Couture 26 Mira Mandic 32 Ae’lkemi 36 Emoda Couture 40 Bonita Couture 44 Evermore Bridal Couture 48 Caritas Yu 52 Weddings by Master/slave 56 Rapsimo 60 Helen English 64 Bizzaro Bridal Couture 68 Ania G. Couture 72 Souraya 76 Lilli Marcs 80 Corston Couture 29

84 Brides Closet 87 Bill Hicks Jewellery Design 89 Anania 91 Wendy Louise Designs 93 Jeanette Maree 94 Déseo

gowns price key $ $600 or less $$ $601-$1,500 $$$ $1,501-$3,000 $$$$ $3,001-$5,000 $$$$$ $5,001 and up accessories price key $ $150 or less $$ $151-$350 $$$ $351-$500 $$$$ $501-$700 $$$$$ $701 and up PLEASE notE: PRiCES MAY vARY

GoWn BY MARk HoLt BRiDAL CoutuRE P. 2


Credits: Photographer Oscar Chong | Produced by Jacqui Brown @ beautiful events H a i r by M i c h a e l O ’ D owd & Cl a re Ch r i s t i e | M a k e u p by B eve r l y Wo o d @ L a u re n Wo o d Models from Chadwicks | Shoes from Carmen Steffens and Betts


Shop 22 Times Square Centre 337-339 Stirling Hwy Claremont 6010 T/F 08 9284 2736 w w w. a e l k e m i . c o m aelkemi inc


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ae’lkemi $$$$

on the knot theknot.com.au/aelkemi for stores see p. 96


Photography gdphotography: 0409 662 408 • Make-Up Sylvia-Irene De Silva: 0427 252 755 • Hair Stylist Visare Hair Studio: 9797 9635 • Model Rosemaire Marino

By Maria Fellas Multi Award Winning Designer

By appointment only (02) 9529 8911 • www.emoda.com.au


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emoda couture $$$$ - $$$$$

on the knot theknot.com.au/emodacouture for stores see p. 96


Couture 480 Sydney Road, Brunswick, Victoria

Tel: (03) 9380 6508 By Appointment

www.bonita.net.au


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xxx bonita couture $$$$

on the knot theknot.com.au/bonita for stores see p. 96


EVERMORE BRIDAL COUTURE


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evermore $$$$

on the knot theknot.com.au/evermore for stores see p. 96


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caritas yu $$$$

on the knot theknot.com.au/caritasyu for stores see p. 96


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weddings by master/slave $$$$ - $$$$$

on the knot theknot.com.au/masterslave for stores see p. 96


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rapsimo $$$$ - $$$$$

on the knot theknot.com.au/rapsimo for stores see p. 96


by appointment only 52 William Street Paddington Sydney Australia +612 9331 0075 helen@helenenglish.com.au www.helenenglish.com.au


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helen english $$$$

on the knot theknot.com.au/helenenglish for stores see p. 96


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bizzaro bridal couture $$$$$

on the knot theknot.com.au/bizzarobridal for stores see p. 96


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PhotograPher: rebecca Le Souef; ModeLS: Monique Kate WardLey, cLarySSa huMennyj-jaMeSon; hair: andrea dedeugd; MaKeuP: Meg everett

ania g couture

$$$$$

on the knot theknot.com.au/aniagcouture for stores see p. 96


www.souraya.com.au 184 Norton St, Liechhardt, NSW 2040 (02) 9569 7778

Photographer: Lelian Zora Dreamtime Productions (02) 9560 0000

Hair: Kalayan Hair

0413 303 559

Makeup: Monie Gebrayel

0410 750 089

Model: Rosie Morris


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souraya $$$$$

on the knot theknot.com.au/souraya for stores see p. 96


LILLI MARCS


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lilli marcs $$$$

on the knot theknot.com.au/lillimarcs for stores see p. 96


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corston couture $$$$

on the knot theknot.com.au/corston for stores see p. 96


Custom Made Bridal Couture From $500 We can create anything you desire. All gowns are “custom built” just for you. We also create Bridesmaid, Mother of the Bride, and Flower Girl Dresses, Veils, Petticoats, Shoes and Groom Accessories. We operate from a small boutique in Collaroy, Sydney. Servicing the rest of Australia and New Zealand from our online store. If you have any questions or concerns we are here to help and look forward to hearing from you.

“Every bride deserves to have her dream wedding gown regardless of her budget and without compromising on quality. Here at Brides Closet we have made this a reality for hundreds of brides since we were established in 2004. We would love to do the same for you. I am the Director of Brides Closet and I look after each and every Bride personally.”

Shop 1/1026 Pittwater Road, Collaroy 2097 PO Box 1248 - Mona Vale NSW 1600

Ph: 1300 040 853 E. sales@bridescloset.com.au

www.bridescloset.com.au


Adori Studios Fine Photography


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PHOTOGRAPHY BY CASPIX PHOTOGRAPHY; STYLING BY HALEY KITE; HAIR AND MAKEUP BY CHANEL CASE; FLOWERS BY CARLA FLORIST; SHOES BY DESEO; GRAPHIC DESIGN BY ZOE O’DONNELL; LOCATION Q-STATION, MANLY

brides closet

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on the knot theknot.com.au/bridescloset for stores see p. 96


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bill hicks $$$$$

on the knot theknot.com.au/billhicks for stores see p. 96


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anania jewellers $$$$$

on the knot theknot.com.au/anania for stores see p. 96


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wendy louise $$$

on the knot theknot.com.au/wendylouise for stores see p. 96


Wendy Louise Designs


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jeanette maree $$$

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Jeanette Maree

Bridal & Evening Accessories

JEWELLERY - BAGS - SHOES - FASCINATO RS Level 1, 1033 High Street, Armadale 3143 Phone: 03 9822 8842

www.jeanettemaree.com


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In-House custom custom dye dye service service In-House

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STOCKISTS

WEDDING DRESSES

JENNIFER REGAN

ACCESSORIES

AE’LKEMI

Jennifer Regan, Newtown (02) 9565 2595

ANANIA JEWELLERS

Ae’lkemi, Claremont (08) 9284 2736

LILLI MARCS

NSW Anania, Sydney (02) 9299 4251

ANIA G. COUTURE

Lilli Marcs, Paddington (02) 9357 4408

BILL HICKS

VIC Ania G. Couture, Malvern (03) 9509 1034

LOUISE ALVAREZ

Bill Hicks, Sydney (02) 9231 0994

Louise Alvarez, Roseville (02) 9904 6566

DE SEO

NSW WA

NSW

NSW NSW

BERNADETTE PIMENTA COUTURE

MARK HOLT BRIDAL COUTURE

NSW De-seo, Paddington (02) 8668 4541

BIZZARO BRIDAL COUTURE

Mark Holt Bridal Couture, Double Bay (02) 9362 8130

JEANETTE MAREE

Bizzaro Bridal Couture, Earlwood (02) 9558 7145

MIRA MANDIC´

Jeanette Maree, Armadale (03) 9822 8842

Mira Mandic´, Double Bay (02) 9363 8844

WENDY LOUISE DESIGNS

VIC Bernadette

Pimenta Couture, Armadale (03) 9500 0770

NSW NSW

VIC NSW

BONITA COUTURE VIC Bonita

Couture, Brunswick (03) 9380 6508

PETER DE PETRA

BRIDES CLOSET

VIC Peter

De Petra, Prahran (03) 9529 8227

NSW Brides Closet, Collaroy 1300 040 853

RAPSIMO

CARITAS YU

Rapsimo, Hyde Park (08) 8373 1173

Caritas Yu, Leichhardt (02) 9550 9118

RHONDA HEMMINGWAY COUTURE

CORSTON COUTURE

NSW Rhonda Hemmingway Couture, Double Bay (02) 9362 3733

Corston Couture, Edgecliff (02) 9362 5482

SOURAYA

EMODA COUTURE

NSW Souraya, Leichhardt (02) 9569 7778

Emoda Couture, Ramsgate (02) 9529 8911

WEDDINGS BY MASTER/SLAVE

SA

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NSW

NSW

NSW

Weddings by Master/Slave, Double Bay (02) 9327 5413

NSW

EVERMORE BRIDAL COUTURE

Diane Lewis, Leichhardt (02) 9550 9005; Glamadonna, Sydney (02) 9222 1200; Rhonda Hemmingway, Double Bay (02) 9362 3733; Marry Me Bridal, Mosman (02) 9960 5746; Jennifer Regan, Newtown (02) 9565 2595; The Treasury Room, Balmain (02) 9818 1020; DresSense Bridal, Miranda (02) 9540 5433; Vision in White, Parramatta (02) 9687 2443; Sweethearts Bridal, Blacktown (02) 9622 8965; Bella Bride & Beauty, Campbelltown (02) 4627 2299; Shazzam, Toronto (02) 4959 1236; Jack and Jill Bridal, Albury (02) 6023 4893; Your Hearts Desire, Albury (02) 6021 1128; Affordable Bridal, Gundaroo (02) 6236 8150

NSW

Evermore Bridal Couture, Leichhardt (02) 9572 6801

NSW

HELEN ENGLISH Helen English, Paddington (02) 9331 0075

NSW

COVER IMAGE COURTESY OF WEDDINGS BY MASTER/SLAVE Photography by James Demitri; Makeup by Mikele Simone; Hair by Shaleena Winter and Bekk Ngatoko for Suki Hairdressing; Gown by Weddings by Master/slave, WeddingsByMasterslave.com.au


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