Oh my! Or maybe I should say ooh la la! I do believe I just want to live in a Claire Pettibone creation forever. This amazing wedding dress designer has surpassed excellence once again with her Spring 2012 collection. I’m just drooling over these jaw-dropping images from the latest ad campaign shoot photographed by the legendary shutterbug Elizabeth Messina.
Ooh La La
Antique blue “Paris” lace embroidery over platinu silk with sheer back
Pettibone’s new vintage inspired collection – “Beau Monde” (tis French for ‘fine world’) is testimony to the fact romance will never die. Inspired by the luxury and intricacy of late 18th Century France with it’s antique gold, tapestries and French toile, her gowns feature empire designs, luscious lace detailing, illusion necklines, breathtaking back detailing and languid layers all in watery nymph-like pastel fabrics.
Beige cotton toille trimmed in French gold embroidery with velvet inserts
Capped sleeve sweetheart neckline gold embroidery inlaid with rose silk velvet
Hi-lo cotton buble skirt lined in toile with tulle overlay and toile sash
Ivory embroidery lined in platinum silk with sweetheart neckline & silk bows & silver flowers at hips
Reminiscent of a French country setting, the gowns marry the sophistication of Parisian luxury with whimsical shabby chic details. These visions of bridal perfection couldn’t be more timely for the modern bride planning a romantic and feminine wedding theme.
Fleur De Jour
Beige toile cotton strapless gown with French pink & green embroidered overlay with ruffled sleeve bolero
Vintage cameos embroidered on tulle layered over cotton with guipure cotton lace sweetheart neckline
Silk white capped sleeved V-neck lace gown with silver guipure belt over full lace skirt lined in pearl silk
Short leve jewelled flower vine bodice with tulle ribbon skirt trimmed with silver guipure and blue silk ribbon
Tell us . . .lequel est votre préféré? Which one is your favourite?
(Stop Press! Pettibone fans downunder! Word is out the Claire Pettibone collection will be coming soon to an Australian bridal boutique. We couldn’t be more ecstatic about that!)