Designer Claire Pettibone showcased her bridal presentation, the “Decoupage Collection” at Pier 92 during the International Bridal Fashion Week in New York City.
Claire Pettibone International Bridal Fashion Week Fall Winter 2013 NYC
The timeless collection was a fairytale wonder with its use of dreamy materials like lace – particularly Chantilly, guipure and leaver, silk charmeuse and delicate trimmings of organza flowers, beads and other embellishments. It brought to mind ethereal images from royal weddings.
Claire Pettibone collection International Bridal Fashion Week 2013 NYC
Ivory There was generous use of Chantilly lace in the gowns. The A-line silhouette and full sleeves make the ivory gown a dreamy concoction. The vintage floral belt adds a corsage like effect, making the gown very feminine – something that brides would love.
Bridal Gowns Fall-Winter 2013 collection Claire Pettibone
The floral trimmings along the button line add an exquisite element.
Claire Pettibone bridal collection fall winter 2013
The intricate floral belt with beading embellishments is a masterpiece on its own.
Claire Pettibone International Bridal Fashion Week 2013 Fall-Winter collection
The judicious use of vintage French embroidery, floral and guipure lace, and appliqué flowers combine to give a very romantic effect.
Claire Pettibone International Bridal Fashion Week 2013 Fall-Winter
This beautiful use of organza flowers and leaves on the waistline shows Claire Pettibone’s skill as a bridal wear designer.
Claire Pettibone bridal gownms 2013 Fall-Winter
This beautiful Pearl Chantilly lace and silk charmeuse wedding gown has an open back. However, the piece de resistance for this gown happens to be its beautiful capped sleeves made with guipure lace featuring floral designs – that hang so delicately over the shoulder.
Claire Pettibone Bridal lace Gowns Fall-Winter 2013 collection
This very fairy like white Chantilly lace gown features a lace peplum and capped sleeves. One can see the use of sheer backs embellished with lace flowers. Organza flowers on the waist line complete with a bow and ribbon lends a very dazzling effect.
Claire Pettibone Bridal Gowns Fall-Winter 2013 collection
An interesting feature is the use of contrasting fabrics to construct the top and bottom separately. The blouse is made of linen and has long sleeves that are slightly billowing on the top and blend into lace from the elbow onward. Leavers lace is used to add a corset like touch around the waist. The silk charmeuse skirt adds elegance to the whole look.
Ivory One can see that Pettibone has used silk charmeuse and leavers lace generously in this collection. This particular gown features a tulle train with delicate guipure lace work.
Truly, an incredibly romantic and magnificent collection which will actually make the bride feel like she owns the day!