Although I shot a thousand pictures in many different situations (street style, events, etc..), this was by far the most intense but also exciting photoshoot I had to do… Because I was shooting my baby, my first collection! Not only was I taking the actual pictures, I also had to coordinate the whole day, the crew, while making sure that my dresses looked good. But thanks god I had an amazing team to help me: My boyfriend, who acted as the DOP (and moral support), Daphné and her fairy finger who created beautiful hairstyles & make up, my model of course, the beautiful Talisa which was a total pleasure to work with, my two friends Yeba and Géraldine who came to assist me and my parents who also popped by for a minute to encourage me. But of course, this wouldn’t have been possible without Anne, the owner of this magical café called La Mercerie.
In November, I had the pleasure to participate in “Bubble Dream“, an amazing charity fashion show in favor of autistic children and adults. This was my first fashion show of the season so I was very exited to take part in it, especially as it was for a good cause.
Here are some pictures from the event which took place over two days at Brussels Tour & Taxi venue. I presented my original collection along with two new additional short dresses. Along with me, 16 others fashion and accessories designers joined the show. And what a show…! Coordinated by the talented choreographer Joelle Morane, every presentation was brought to life thanks to a series of great dance performances.
As I told you in my previous post, a few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to present my first eponymous wedding dress collection during the bridal salon “Marry Me” in Brussels! The salon was a real success and as you can imagine, it was such a great experience to finally receive the feedback and impressions from real women after spending weeks working intensively in my atelier between my two wood mannequins.
One of the highlight of the weekend, aside from meeting all of you and all the other exhibitors, was to have the beautiful Ilyassou as my model for the opening catwalk show. I scouted her a week before during the Ethno Tendance fashion weekend and I knew she would be perfect for my signature feather dress, Iris.
So as I told you in my previous post, during the last few months, I have been working on a very important project. At least to me… I have been developing… my own wedding dress line!!! Yaay!!
For those of you who have been following me since the beginning, you already know that, before being a blogger, I always was a designer and dressmaker. I had the opportunity to work for many talented designers, after graduating from the London College of fashion, so even though my blog was on the front line, my day jobs were always about designing or clothes making.
At this very moment, one woman is getting married in one of my dresses..! Her Name is Clarisse. I wanted to share with you some details pictures of the two labels I sewn in her corset and in her dress. To personalized my label as much as possible, I typed in her name and the date of her wedding… As I think every bride deserves something truly unique. Don’t you?
Today I wanted to propose you something new… A DIY! It’s about time I introduced a tutorial into my blog as crafting & sewing is really part of my daily job. The truth is that as most of the things I do are quite complicate for the non professional (wedding dress DIY anyone? ;-) I was waiting for the perfect introduction… You know, something easy but with a professional look. In the end I opted for the feather flower headband!I hope you will like it!
Today I would like to introduce you to a Belgian designer I discovered earlier this year and who I had the chance to meet while writing one of my article for Elle Belgium… Her Name is Magali and she, alongside her mother Barbara, created one of the cutest shoe brand around, I named: Lolo The Ballerina!