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Ball Gown Dresses

Bring your fairytale wedding dress dreams to life with d’Italia.

Custom Ball Gown Wedding Dresses Melbourne

Feel like a real-life princess as you walk down the aisle in your custom d’Italia ball gown dress. There’s something truly magical about the ball gown style. This style is reminiscent of Disney princesses and old-time glamour. Ball gown wedding dresses exude regality and elegance, ensuring every bride who walks down the aisle in this silhouette feels like royalty.

At the heart of every ball gown wedding dress is its breathtaking silhouette. Ball gown dresses feature a fitted bodice that cinches at the waist, accentuating your figure, before cascading into a voluminous skirt that drops dramatically to the floor.

Ball gown wedding dresses can be crafted for you in a range of style, including strapless, halter, long-sleeved and more. These gowns can also have various embellishments added such as beading around the bodice, detailed lacework and so much more. The possibilities for your ball gown dress are endless.

Create an iconic ball gown-style wedding dress with our experienced d’italia team. Our seamstresses and designers are passionate about creating dresses which are more than just garments—they create art. And, you get to be part of every stage of the creation from initial sketches to walking down the aisle.

Create your fairytale dreams…

Designer Ball Gowns Wedding Dress Melbourne

d’Italia stocks premier designer fabrics and can provide extensive customization options to create the bridal ball gowns of your dreams. Whatever you imagine, our designers can help you create it.

At your appointment, your Bridal Consultant will help you to decide what style you would like your ball-gown dress to be. If we don’t have the dress of your dreams in our boutique, we can customize one completely from scratch to bring your ideas to life!

No fairy-tale is too extreme for d’Italia. We want your dream wedding to be a reality and our designers will help you to create your stunning ball-gown today.


We craft the dress of your dreams and bring your vision to life through bespoke design and attention to detail.

Designing your own wedding dress allows you full control over the style and fit of your gown. The perfect dress for the perfect day

d’Italia’s exclusive collections of wedding gowns are passionately designed and created with the finest fabrics. Our collections push the bounds of design, bringing together timeless beauty with modern elegance.


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Your custom dress price depends on the style, fabrics, etc., you opt for in your dress. At d’Italia, you don’t pay for the ‘the label’—allowing you to save thousands on your dream dress.

The average cost of custom-made wedding dresses – including couture and fabric – varies according to what style and fabric you choose to use:

  • Without lace, beading or embellishments $2,500 – $3,000
  • With lace, beading and/or embellishments $3,500 (average)


Cocktail/formal/ evening dresses


Women’s Suits


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The d’Italia Process.

No designer fees. Affordable pricing. Made for you.

Your journey to walking down the aisle in the dress of your dreams begins here. Through our detailed process, we work with you to bring your vision to life.

To assist in envisioning your dress, we welcome you to try on gowns from our signature d’Italia collection, Curate by d’Italia. This limited collection of elegant pre-made gowns allows you to experience our wedding dresses—and you may just fall in love.




Your journey begins at our Melbourne bridal store with your personal design consultant. This obligation-free consultation allows you to explore the possibilities and allows our designers to understand your vision.



During your consultation, our designers will create initial sketches of your dress and help you select the perfect fabrics.




Once your design is finalised, it’s off to our seamstresses to go from sketch to reality.

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Long Sleeve Ball Gowns Wedding Dress Melbourne

D’Italia stocks some incredible long-sleeved ball-gowns wedding dresses. Melbourne brides, this trend is in vogue right now!

The long-sleeved ball gown accentuates the waist and bust whilst hiding your lower body and your arms. It is a seamless style that is absolutely timeless. Long sleeves are the perfect solution for brides who want the ball-gown look without showing their arms.

This style brings together the concealing elegance of long sleeves and the classic fairy-tale flair of the ball-gown. You can add coverage to your arms whilst still looking incredibly elegant and bridal.

Talk to our friendly staff today to organize a tour of our boutique. Let’s make your dream wedding dress a reality now.


A ball gown is a unique form of a dress that is designed to capture the elegance and grace of the wearer. They are often seen as being more timeless and classic in style, compared to other types of formal wear. Ball gowns usually have a fitted bodice, cinched waist with a full circle skirt that flares out. This gives the dress a timeless princess silhouette. 

Ball gown wedding dresses are often chosen by brides who are looking to create a fairytale-like look for their big day. These gowns often feature intricate details such as beading, floral lace, and layers of tulle. Not only do these details create a stunning bridal look, they can also help brides channel their inner princess. Additionally, if your wedding is a black-tie event, a ball gown may be the perfect choice.

A ball gown is often seen as a traditional bridal gown. However, there are ways to modernise this look. For example, you could choose a ball gown with drapery on the bodice or a leg split on the skirt. You could also add some contemporary details with an off-the-shoulder sleeve.
When it comes to formal dresses, the ball gown silhouette offers a dramatic, timeless look. It also shows off the cinched waist with a full skirt to elongate the body.. If you have a pear-shaped body type, look for a dress that shows off your small waist with a built in corset. If you have a larger bust or a more athletic build, opt for a dress with a plunging neckline or empire waist. If you have a petite figure, a dress with a less full silhouette will help you avoid being overwhelmed by the fabric.
The best fabric for a ball gown is something that will hold its shape and not wrinkle easily. Tulle, chiffon, and organza are all good choices.
There are many neckline options for ball gown wedding dresses, including the classic strapless look, off-the-shoulder, halter, illusion, sweetheart, and more. A good rule of thumb is to choose a neckline that complements your personal style and the overall tone of your wedding day. For example, a more formal affair may call for a strapless or off-the-shoulder neckline, while a less formal event may be better suited for a halter or illusion style.