Karen Willis Holmes Petula Bespoke Gown

US$620 • Save 78%

  • NZ$4,300 Retail price
  • -NZ$3,350 Discount (78%)
  • Shipping
  • NZ$950 Total

Size

Label: NZ 8 Approx (US 4)
Street: NZ 10 Approx (US 6)
Tip: Contact the seller for measurements to ensure a perfect fit!

Designer

Petula Bespoke Gown

  • Sheath
  • V-Neck
  • Sheer Back
  • Capped Sleeve
  • Floor Length

The Dress

The most beautiful gown by leading Australian Bridal designer Karen Willis Holmes. I fell in love with this dress the moment I saw it in Sydney. It was made by the amazing seamstresses at the KWH couture headquarters there.

The gown bodice has a v-neckline with Chantilly lace cap sleeves. Semi-fitted lace skirt with a soft very fine tulle draping around the bodice & over the skirt. A high sheer back with keyhole that fastens into 3 little self covered buttons at the small of your back. From here the tulle draping falls into a small train over the lace skirt. The tulle draping is open at the front waistline so when you walk the movement of the fabric & layers is beautifully delicate & soft. I added the lace appliqué flower at the v-neck but this could easily be removed if you wanted a true v-neckline.

I finished the dress off with a small 1.5cm wide arrow head beaded belt on grosgrain ribbon, which I am happy to sell as well if you would like it. You could wear it without a belt or choose something different to make it your own.

I am 166cm tall & wore 10cm heels. There are bra cups for a size B cup sewn into the gown so you don't have to wear a bra, or you could have these removed if not required.. I am a size 8-10 NZ.

I wore the gown in December 2015 & it is in excellent condition. There is a very small "pull" in the satin of the underskirt from where the train dragged across the ground during our photos, but that is the only blemish & it is only visible from lifting up the train & looking underneath. You will never see it when it is on. It was professionally dry-cleaned straight away & stored in a special box with acid-free tissue paper since.

I felt absolutely amazing in this dress. It is classic, elegant & truly timeless. I would like nothing more than for another lucky bride to love wearing this stunning gown & feel as amazing as I did.

It is a little hard to see the gorgeous detail & movement of this dress in the photos. Please feel free to contact me with any questions or for more information & photos.

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Details

  • Condition: Used
  • Dry Cleaned: Yes
  • Color family: Ivory
  • Fabric: Lace
  • Year: 2015

Seller Dianne

  • Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand
  • Email verified
  • Last seen 3 weeks ago
  • Response rate 100%
  • Response time within an hour

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Karen Willis Holmes Petula Bespoke Gown

US$620 • Save 78%

  • NZ$4,300 Retail price
  • -NZ$3,350 Discount (78%)
  • Shipping
  • NZ$950 Total
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