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Real Weddings | Julie & Mike

Posted by on Dec 26, 2014 in Journal | 0 comments

Real Weddings | Julie & Mike

        Bride’s Name: Julie Ast Spouse’s Name: Mike Zarb Gown Style: Diane with Mary Sash Boutique: The White Dress, Corona Del Mar, CA Groom and Groomsmen attire: Friar Tux, Temecula, CA Wedding Date: July 11, 2014 Location: Leoness Cellars, Temecula, CA Photographer: Snider Photo & Design, Los Angeles & Orange County Was there a moment of your wedding that you remember most? The most memorable part of the wedding was our first look when Mike and I were able to spend a few quiet moments together before we became...

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Behind the gown Peony

Posted by on Nov 7, 2014 in Journal | 0 comments

Behind the gown Peony

Strapless silk faille sweetheart mermaid gown with godet skirt back detail and floral beading embroidery. I adore the glamour that Nicole Kidman brought to the screen—and I particularly adored her look in Moulin Rouge. Diamonds are a girl’s best friend, of course, but you still need that fabulous gown to wear them with! I took that image of Nicole’s iconic, dripping-in-glamour role in that film as my starting point in designing Peony for a confident, sophisticated gown that isn’t afraid to let on that yes, you know everyone is looking...

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Behind the gown Gardenia

Posted by on Jun 6, 2014 in Journal | 0 comments

Behind the gown Gardenia

This season I was inspired by a beautiful flower breaking through the soil, and blooming out of the ground  for all to admire.  Gardenia is one of the gowns created from this inspiration.  Made of  silk Crepe and Italian Giupure lace.  Gardenia is a sheath gown with a natural waistline.  Gardenia has a illusion nude sweetheart neckline and hand applied guipure lace bodice.  The back of the gown  has an illusion low back and cathedral train.  Of all the gowns in the Spring 2015 collection, Gardenia is an edgy design, and also one of my...

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