Vera Wang

Item Description

SIZE:                       8-10

DESIGNER:             VERA WANG

COLOUR:                IVORY

FABRIC:                  TULLE/TISSUE ORGANZA

SILHOUETTE:          MERMAID

CONDITION:            WORN ONCE

ORIGINAL PRICE:    $9,000

OUR PRICE:             $4,000

For the bride who wants to stand out from the crowd, may we present the spectacular Gemma with ivory blizzard beading.

The Vera Wang Gemma is the wedding dress Hillary Duff wore on her big day.

Gemma is a stunning strapless silk lined mermaid gown featuring layers of soft tulle wrapped around the body flowing to a mermaid skirt with tissue organza bias cut flanges which look like deconstructed blossoms with blizzard beading – hundreds of tiny scattered sequins which glisten as you glide along.

Here is what Vera Wang wrote about this dress:

There are so many beautiful aspects to the Gemma gown. Perhaps the most otherworldly element is the ethereal combination of French tulle and organza, something you wouldn’t expect in a gown with such a defined mermaid silhouette.

Still, this is a very soft mermaid: I didn’t want anything to be too rigid. We used bands of tulle, wrapping around the body like a swirling cyclone, and ending in bias-cut flanges, which are deconstructed, abstract blossoms in tissue organza: it’s the perfect storm. Inside these rosettes I’ve added what I call “blizzard beading”: hundreds of tiny little sequins scattered all around. Once the dress is in motion, you get the thrill of that subtle play between lights and darks, but in the form of rosy, feminine blooms.

Between the blossoms and the beading, there’s certainly a pageantry in the base of this gown. It’s an absolute celebration of volume that is meant to be very dramatic, with the fantasy of a ball gown and the sensuousness of a mermaid gown combined. If you desire even more drama, a bride might choose to add a sequined belt for just a little flicker of beading, to really highlight the waist. Combined with the shimmer of sequins in the cut blossoms of the skirt, it’s a very dynamic look from every angle.

Gemma is one of my more glamorous dresses, giving the bride something slender and sleek up top, and at the bottom the flash and splash of sequins and dynamic volume, for the ultimate wedding day spectacle.

This jaw dropping masterpiece is one of Vera Wang’s most popular designs.

For more information on this exquisite preloved worn once Vera Wang gown or to book a personal bridal appointment, please contact us either on 0413 549 367 or email abridetobe@optusnet.com.au.

Designer:

Vera Wang

Size:

8-10

Colour:

Ivory
ORIGINAL PRICE: $9,000
OUR PRICE: $4,000

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