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Vera Wang opens in Sydney

Exciting news this week with Vera Wang opening a long awaited store in Sydney! The boutique is located in the InterContinental Hotel on Macquarie Street in Sydney, and no doubt will have bride-to-be’s flocking from across the country to make an appointment.

Images sourced via The Social Diary and The Knot

You might remember my post earlier this year featuring Vera Wang’s new collection, with a heavy emphasis on the big and bold colour red the theme of the collection, inspired by the Paris Opera. The Spring/Summer ’12 bridal collection is in-store now and was previewed for the star studded launch.

Brides will also be treated to a twice-yearly Vera Wang trunk show, to be held in-store every May and November. As well the designers well known gowns, the boutique includes shoes, accessories, fragrance and highlights from Wedgewood homewares line.

This beautiful black gown is among many to be featured in the flagship store which are part of the designers Autumn-Winter collection, modeled by Ines English.

The store is aimed at gaining a share of the bullish Australian wedding industry, which is worth $4.3 billion each year according to the business information company IBISWorld. [Credit: Herald Sun]

Designer spotlight: Pallas Couture

New to the world of wedding dresses, the abundance of beauty and detail astounds me. In the recent Bride To Be magazine, the dress that really caught my eye was by Pallas Couture. Pallas gowns offer impeccable attention to detail and unique couture finishes. Many of our fabrics are created for Pallas in Paris, with their laces designed exclusively by mother/daughter designers, Joy and Philippa. The current collection emphasizes texture and soft, three-dimensional detailing.

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