I thought what better way to start a new year than with one of my favourite wedding dress designers and their brand new and very beautiful collection.
Claire Pettibone Couture Bridal is one of the finest couture wedding dress designers in the world, with a distinct style and brand. I adore the ethereal, magical, delicate wedding dresses, made with the finest fabrics and stunning details. You couldn’t find a more special dress if you tried, you really would feel a million dollars in one of these beauties!
The brand new Claire Pettibone 2011 Collection is aptly named, Spirit of the Night, which just evokes a feeling and look in itself does it not?
I shan’t keep you waiting any longer, here is the stunning Spirit of the Night Spring 2011 collection…..
Arwen has the most incredible tulle sleeves…
Long sleeve illusion neck with handkerchief draping over beaded tulle, lace and silk.
I adore Crescent’s sliver detailing….
Sweetheart neckline with tulle crescent draping encrusted with crystals and beads.
Dandelion has to be one of my favourites, with a stunning skirt and sheer back….
Gold and silver dandelion embroidery with jeweled belt and scattered crystals.
Delfina’s unusual sleeves will most definitely make a statement on your big day….
Chiffon swirl skirt with ivory lace bodice and sleeves and jeweled natural waist.
Due Drop is one of the most striking from the collection with it’s pale pink colour and beautiful floral details, swoon….
Pale pink ombre embroidered bubble skirt with dew-drop covered rose bolero.
I am in love with Dragonfly, it’s sequin fabric is so beautiful….
Multi-colored sequin sheath with embroidered long sleeves and train.
Elwin’s ruched waist will flatter any figure….
Cotton embroidered neckline with appliques and draped tulle.
Fuana is breathtakingly beautiful with those floral details….
Strapless champagne and olive scalloped embroidery with jeweled flowers and detachable peplum/capelet.
Faye is delicate and timeless..
Champaign braided silk and tulle ribbon with scoop neckline and cap sleeve.
Flora is a stunning fishtail number…
Gold vines and ivory flowers scattered over tulle and silk with an open back.
Iridessa is without a doubt another favourite, unusual, sparkling and Grecian goddess… wow!!
Opalescent paillette sequin gown with a draped back and Watteau train.
Luna is drop dead gorgeous, with a classic feel….
Grey camellias layered over gold lace and pearl silk with moonstone beads.
Misti reminds me of a dress from a by gone era, oh so beautiful….
Silver leather and beaded flowers embroidered on tulle with sheer embellished back.
Nightingale is a feathery fluffy masterpiece…..
White and silver feathery leaf lace flounces with crystals and flowers.
Nocturne is dramatic and elegant…
Grey velvet appliquéd leaves and wheat draped with jewels and sheer back.
Rhoswen is simply beautiful and ethereal….
Empire silhouette with soft pink flowers and ivory tulle embellishments.
Sparrow has one of the most beautiful little sleeves i ever saw…..
Platinum handkerchief sleeves with beaded flowers and leaves.
So which is your favourite? And brides-to-be please tell me your going to try some of these on :-)