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Pre-Raphaelite/Medieval Couture Bridal Gowns "Raffaella"
(Red/Gold Brocade)

red-gold medieval style wedding dress with hanging sleeves red and gold brocade corsetted medieval style wedding dress with tailored hanging sleeves

A version of the "Raffaella" design, cut to be on-the-shoulder. The gown is shown in a stunning red and gold brocade - lightly corseted with back lacing. Inspired by the paintings of John William Waterhouse, this Pre-Raphaelite-style wedding dress has fitted undersleeves, which can be smooth or ruched, opaque or see-through. Or omitted completely! These are revealed beneath classic trumpet-shaped 'medieval' sleeves. The flat-fronted A-line skirt with a volume of fabric gathered into the back flatters both the slimmest and more shapely brides.

It is possible to construct this gown in many fabrics, patterned and plain - duchesse satin, brocade, damask, dupion, velvet, zibilene, etc. The design can be kept streamlined and tailored, or embellished at the neckline, waistline or cuffs.

To order: The "Raffaella" design is £2100 to construct.
Your choice of fabric from our vast range will add from between £150 to £500,
depending on type - silk dupion, damask, brocade etc

This design can be varied and individualised
to each made-to-measure order.

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