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Traditional Wedding Dress


A traditional wedding dress is more than just a garment; it’s a symbol of heritage, cultural significance and a nod to the enduring customs that define matrimonial ceremonies.

In the realm of bridal fashion, classic wedding dresses are characterized by their adherence to established styles that have stood the test of time. These gowns often feature classic elements such as A-line or ball gown silhouettes, exquisite lace detailing and modest necklines. The appeal of a traditional wedding dress lies in its ability to transcend fleeting trends, offering a bride a look that is both timeless and sophisticated.

At d’Italia, our collection of traditional wedding dresses spans a rich tapestry of styles, each meticulously crafted to capture the essence of tradition while embracing individual preferences. From the regal ball gowns reminiscent of fairy tales to the grace and simplicity of A-line dresses, our selection caters to a diverse range of tastes.

Lace, satin, and silk are common fabrics used in traditional wedding dresses, contributing to a luxurious and refined aesthetic. Delicate lace appliqués, intricate beadwork, and embroidery often adorn these gowns, adding a touch of vintage allure and craftsmanship.

For brides seeking a traditional look with a modern twist, our skilled designers offer personalized consultations to seamlessly blend time-honoured elements with contemporary preferences. Whether you envision a dress inspired by Victorian opulence, the elegance of a royal wedding or the simplicity of a countryside celebration, we are dedicated to bringing your vision to life.

Traditional wedding dress

d’Italia will make the exact style wedding dress or mother of the bride/groom dress you want, with custom corsetry to fit you perfectly, using the best quality silks and genuine French laces.

Intricately designed and thoughtfully crafted from the finest fabrics. Our Ready to Wear collection offers a selection of beautiful gowns for the romantic bride at heart.

Traditional wedding dress


d’Italia does not charge for design or for the “label”—this is where you save hundreds or thousands of dollars.

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


Mother of the Bride garment dress


How does it work?

There are no designer fees with d’Italia. Meet with a designer to sketch out your dream gown and select your very own luxurious fabrics to bring your ideas to life. You’ll get a genuine custom couture dress, made from scratch, to fit you perfectly- for a fraction of the costs. Read More

Want to try on your dream gown in store? d’Italia Collective offers a beautiful range of pre-made bridal gowns made from some of the Worlds’ finest fabrics and laces and designed right here in Melbourne. Click to discover our latest in-store collection



Obligation free consultation with our expert designers to help design your perfect dress



We work with your budget to select the perfect fabrics and laces for your dream dress



Our dedicated seamstresses will complete the design, delivering you a unique custom-made dress

Traditional wedding dress


Reflecting on the historical origins of the white wedding dress leads us to a pivotal figure: Queen Victoria. It was her choice of a white lace dress for her wedding that set the trend for this traditional color. In contemporary times, wedding dress fabrics come in a spectrum of shades, including off-white and ivory, offering brides a broader range of options beyond the classic white.

This style of bridal gown is usually made out of fabrics such as crepe, Mikado, duchess satin (for a touch of gloss), faille (with subtle texture), and even silk for a polished appearance. However, it’s worth noting that lace significantly contributes to cultivating classic vibes. A lace bodice or top paired with a pristine, unembellished ball gown skirt forms an absolutely timeless combination.

A traditional wedding embraces cultural and historical customs, often featuring classic attire and ceremonial rituals passed down through generations. In contrast, a modern wedding reflects contemporary trends, allowing couples to personalize their celebration with unique venues, non-traditional attire, and innovative ceremonies, breaking away from conventional norms.










Design Your Perfect Wedding Dress Today

A traditional wedding dress from d’Italia is not just a gown; it’s a manifestation of your unique love story, rooted in tradition and elevated with modern sophistication. Step into the world of timeless elegance and let us guide you to the perfect traditional wedding dress that will make your walk down the aisle a truly unforgettable moment.