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Bridal Silks And Lace

Beautiful fabric and lace — simply perfect for a vintage-inspired gown.

BRIDAL FABRIC & LACE

At d’Italia you get your dream vintage wedding dress using the finest quality fabrics. If you need a bridal couturier we have an exclusive referral service. You are assured a beautiful wedding dress with the perfect fit.

When a bride has her heart set on a vintage style for her wedding gown, nothing else compares in the ready-made bridal boutiques.

Vintage is classy, elegant, sophisticated and feminine. d’Italia gets that. d’Italia can make a vintage style gown effortlessly.

d’Italia carries a select range of the most beautiful French laces in vintage styles, including pure silk laces which are soft and delicate, with intricate and elaborate scalloped borders. The colour of a vintage gown is a feature, as the whole essence must be that the silks and lace do not appear to be brand new – rather, they give the illusion of having a history. Our French laces come in vintage oyster, crème and delicate ivories to replicate that vintage air.

For brides who have their hearts set on beaded vintage style laces, d’Italia also carries French hand-beaded Chantilly and Guippure laces, embellished with vintage-crème quality pearl and/or crystal beads and sequins. The range also extends to French hand-beaded silk and lace trims, and antique-style Swarovski crystal motifs.

The creation of vintage styles from images is simple for d’Italia’s elite team of bridal couturiers, as their level of expertise means that they can accurately duplicate any style with their own hand-crafted patterns. This also means that brides can dictate what they would like to add or change about a style they have chosen.

To make an appointment to have an accurate costing worked out or to find out more call 03 9509 4633 now.
You are guaranteed a perfect fit you will have total control over the style of your garment.

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.

Pricing

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

The average cost for Dresses and Garments – including couture and fabric – varies according to what style and fabric you choose to use:

Cocktail/formal/evening dresses

$1500

Women’s Suits

$1400

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)

“NOT AS MUCH AS ONE WOULD THINK FOR GENUINE COUTURE.” – THE AGE

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 your perfectly- for a fraction of the costs.
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.
1

Book

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

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

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

FAQ

At d’Italia we generally work 12-18 months in advance of events. Creation of the perfect couture gown takes time and lots of precision and care. Appointments and fittings are spread out over a number of months, deliberately planned out into the future so that there is no unnecessary stress involved and so we can ensure that you have an enjoyable, smooth and stress-free experience. Production of your gown may not begin immediately, however your gorgeous fabrics and laces will be ordered straight away to ensure that we have plenty of time to have fun and create something gorgeous together during your fittings.

Pricing varies depending greatly on a number of factors- such as the fabrics and laces that you select uniquely for your custom gown, along with your basic body measurements and the complexity of your design. To receive an accurate costing please reach out to our team here.

The average cost of custom-made wedding dresses – including construction and fabric is:

Without lace, beading or embellishments- $2,500 – $3,000

With lace, beading and/or embellishments- $3,500+ (average)

Yes, it is definitely possible to be able to re-create that exact bridal gown that you’ve been dreaming of. In fact, not only is it possible to re-create a World class couture gown, but we believe that your gown will be much better than an off-the-rack bespoke piece. Whether you’ve sketched it up yourself or have images and inspiration ideas to share, our talented team of designers can bring them to life. Our in-store designers have a great eye for detail and can refer to any image and confidently recommend the appropriate and most suitable materials and laces to be able to re-create your vision and goal.

Discover more about our ‘copy it’ service here.