Australia is home to some pretty incredible fashion brands, and the bridal category is no exception. Sure, we don’t have a list as long as other countries, but we do have a broad cross-section of labels that offer unique styles and varying price-points.
Whether you’re newly engaged, have been looking for the perfect dress for months or just like to look for fun, we’ve made a list of the best local brands to cut out the guess work for you. Keep reading!
Melbourne-based designer Suzanne Harward started designing wedding gowns in 1975 and to this day, is still one of the best in Australia. Her designs are for the fashion-forward, non-contemporary bride who values quality and craftsmanship.
Steven Khalil would have to be one of Australia’s most talented and well-known designers, especially when it comes to bridal-wear. A long list of celebrities have turned to Steven to make their wedding dress (including Nicole Trunfio, Nikki Phillips and Tessa James) and we know why. His dresses are extravagant and unforgettable.
If you love intricate detail, beading, lace and silks, Anna Campbell sounds like the designer for you. Her dresses are elegant and classic, every detail has been considered. gowns.
One Day Bridal
One Day Bridal make unique, modern gowns that challenge the traditional silhouettes. While they only have a studio in Melbourne, the team promise to make your visit (and dress!) one you’ll remember for the rest of your life.
Grace Loves Lace
If you live in a rural location or simply can’t deal with (physically) dress shopping, Grace Loves Lace was basically invented for you. Aside from the three showrooms (located on the Gold Coast, and in LA and London) Grace Loves Lace is an online bridal boutique. With a slew of boho styles made from European lace, the team will tailor the dress of your choice to your exact measurements and deliver it to your door. I know, it sounds like a lie, but it’s not.
Pallas Couture is for the modern bride who is drawn to sexier shapes and details. The gowns are built to emphasise your silhouette, often feature sheer panelling and are embellished to ooze a sense of luxury. A Pallas Couture gown is an unforgettable one.
Spell & The Gypsy Collective
Just like the main line, Spell & The Gypsy Collective’s bridal offering is for women who love that vintage, bohemian aesthetic. The romantic dresses are perfect for seaside and rural locations, but in saying that, they would look perfect against any backdrop.
Karen Willis Holmes
Brides looking for a contemporary, expertly crafted wedding gown must look atKaren Willis Holmes. Her dresses are sophisticated and come with a descent price tag – a rare combination.