“There is a fundamental shift within when you put a gown like this on. The fit, the attention to detail, the design, the total celebration of femininity in each gown is second to none” Hetty Kate
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Mel Ogier from the Garb Wire speaks to designer Gwendolynne Burkin about creating gowns for curvy women.
Lamour - It was the age of yesteryear and post-war celebrations that inspired today’s dream team to make magic at a beautiful country homestead in the middle of a stunning autumn season. Screen siren and singer Dorothy Lamour was the ultimate vision in mind, as the vintage mood wove its way through every part of this collaborative wedding editorial.
BODYTORQUE BY DESIGN: GWENDOLYNNE
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Costume-box aesthetes Richard Nylon and Gwendolynne Burkin celebrate 20 years of friendship in any era
hard Nylon and Gwendolynne Burkin celebrate 20 years of friendship in any era
Celebrating Real bride Shona whose post wedding words are so exquisite they had our team's hair standing on end with emotion. So grateful to work with this beautiful soul and proud our creativity can bring so much happiness.
"Recently, I’ve wanted to create awareness for women of all sizes, in particular the curvy woman, that they can wear a couture gown. Upon researching beautiful imagery for this genre, I couldn’t find many images that I believe reflected a beautiful curvy woman in a couture gown. This spurred me on to create this “Renaissance Curves” shoot to help get an important message out… curvy women can be sensually stylish and subtly elegant in a beautifully crafted gown." - Gwendolynne
We hear time and time again, finding the dress of your dreams is the easy part…finding bridesmaids dresses is a totally different story! So to help, we’ve complied our favorite bridal party looks from some of our Gwendolynne clients.
From soft pastels and drapery to geometric prints and structured full length gowns we have a wide range of inspiration to match your stunning Gwendolynne gown.
Beautiful bride Moya wears our Gwendolynne Hope dress featured on Style Me Pretty... Excerpt from: Miss Gen Photography… Provence is an area that is close to Moya and Jamie’s hearts, so it’s where they decided to celebrate their wedding with friends and family from all over the world. The South of France was the perfect setting for this wedding, an outdoor ceremony and reception full of sunshine, champagne and lavender. The colour scheme was inspired by the beautiful French countryside.