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So, you are getting married! Congratulations! Now comes the stressful part (well it doesn’t have to be) but in amongst planning the perfect day for you and your partner comes finding the perfect dress to accompany it. I know how stressful wedding planning can be, everything needs to be perfect. But planning your wedding is nothing like finding the perfect dress to fit your perfect day – finding someone to help you decide between a classic fit, a line dress, long or short sleeve or what type of lace you want can ultimately be the deciding factor of how happy you are with your dress.

Have you ever thought about staying local, seeing what Sydney wedding gown designers have to offer? Or perhaps you want to explore more of the Sydney couture wedding dress market? Finding a bespoke wedding gown could be the answer you are looking for, working with one of Sydney’s wedding gown designers can be the path that leads you to the dress of your dreams. In amongst all the information on weddings and custom made wedding dresses I have picked my favourite 10 bespoke wedding gown designers and dressmakers in Sydney to help you finally (and hopefully) say yes to the dress.


Blanche Bridal

Based in Sydney, Blanch Bridal is the baby of designer Helen Guo who is deeply passionate about designing wedding dresses. Blanch Bridal helps you find the perfect dress for you day offering either custom made, made to measure, or off the rack dresses for you to purchase. You can visit their store in Leichardt to find your perfect dress; appointments are recommended.

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Moira Hughes

Moira Hughes is a couture wedding dress designer and one of Sydney’s leading dressmakers. Named as ‘one to watch’ by Vogue and ‘one of the top bridal designers’ by Harpers Bazaar, Moira Hughes Couture was made after a love affair with perfectly fitting wedding gowns. Their gowns are gorgeous, with a range of laces and silks sourced exclusively from London, Paris and Milan. Moira Hughes promises a gown to remember and allows you to book a complimentary initial appointment promising an experience of a lifetime. They offer two tiers of service, the first is ready-to-wear and the second is a full custom gown.

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Pallas Collective

From the team that brings you to Pallas Couture is Pallas Collective, a bridal destination with a collection of ready-to-wear dresses that combine luxury and effortless ease. Each dress is designed and made in Australia; Pallas Collective assures brides that their ready-to-wear have just as much allure and prestige as a couture wedding dress. A promise that Pallas Collective makes to their clients is that you will look breathtaking and feel comfortable in your dress – which means all you dancing queens can dance the night away in comfort and style!

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Leah Da Gloria

If you are looking for a Sydney dressmaker that values emotion and art in each of her dresses, then look no further than Leah Da Gloria. She uses her skills not to transform people but to best the best version of themselves. They specialise in 2 collections: Couture and Boehme. The Couture collection focuses on bringing your dream dress to life whereas the Boehme is a range of beautifully designed and crafted ready-to-wear dresses that you can simply walk in and fall in love with. Leah Da Gloria produces bespoke and, frankly, stunning gowns that may just be your last stop to finding your dream dress.

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Em Bridal Boutique

Em Bridal Boutique specialise in couture wedding dresses; they design each of their dresses to suit the personality of their client. They promise a custom-made wedding dress and bridal couture in a contemporary aesthetic. One feature of Em Bridal Boutique that is different from the above is that you have the option to rent your dress if you don’t think you are not looking to buy.

Em Bridal Boutique


Carmela Ambrogio

Couture by Carmela is a couture wedding dress designer that specialises in perfecting a couture dress for you special day. Carmela’s is very personal as she uses the opportunity to bond with her client to not only make the dress that they dream of but also to make sure it fits their body perfectly; she then proceeds to sew the dress herself ensuring the highest of quality.

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Couture by Francesca

Couture by Francesca is a Sydney wedding dress designer that boasts classic, timeless, and breath-taking silhouettes to suit her clients. Working with her clients Francesca takes your ideas and adds her creativity and flair to make a dress that shows off your unique shape and style. By working with you she creates a timeless piece that you are sure to remember for the rest of your life. To find out more and have a look at previous designs head to https://www.carmelaambrogio.com

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Helen Constance

Helen Constance is one of the most renowned wedding dress makers in Sydney, she is known for dressing the stars; think Delta Goodrem, Dannii Minogue, Ruby Rose, and Jessica Mauboy. Her bridal collection is known for being an eclectic source of feminine silhouettes which is her classic aesthetic. Helen Constance will be sure to make you shine in whatever you wear.

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Diane Lewis Couture

Diane Lewis promises a contemporary yet cool, design for the wedding gown that is more than just a dress. They emphasis that it is about more than just the dress; it is about the journey not the destination. In the process of buying the dress a lot of memories will be made and Diane Lewis Couture promises to look after you every time.

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Corston Couture

Using stunning silhouettes and beading Corston Couture is one of Sydney’s premier wedding dress makers. With their distinguishable style of romance with a twist it is hard to find a dress you won’t fall in love with. They have 3 types of dresses to choose from: ready-to-wear, custom gowns, and bespoke custom gowns.

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The options for bespoke wedding dresses are endless but we do hope that this has helped you narrow your options down. Whether you choose to buy a bespoke custom gown, a couture gown, or a ready-to-wear dress I have no doubt you will look perfect on your special day. Happy shopping!

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