Couture

Is Couture For You rather than Ready to Wear

Available in the Brisbane Studio only

You have been trying to find the perfect dress but none of the dresses you have seen fit the image in your mind, then having a one off gown designed especially for you is the way to go - whether it be a Bridal Gown, Mother of the Bride or Groom outfit, Evening Dress or School Formal then Couture may be the way for you. Couture is a one off garment designed specifically with your tastes, ideas and body shape to fit you perfectly.

My garment design and construction process goes through several stages, with client input at each stage ensuring client satisfaction with the complete garment.

Each bride meets with me personally in a complimentary consultation to discuss her vision for the perfect gown for the perfect day. At this stage the bride can bring in any pictures, sketches or ideas that they may have, and I will discuss possible designs, fabrics and embellishments (such as beading and embroidery) for their gown. I can recommend styles, fabrics and colours to suit the most elegant, sophisticated or simple gown.

As each gown is individually made to a perfect fit, subsequent fittings are required: once you are booked in, measurements are taken, the design is drawn up and the pattern designed to specifically fit the client. We then go on to the 'toile' stage. The toile is a calico replica of the garment created to correct any shaping issues, and also works as a trial run, allowing the client to see the design on and make any changes.  This gives my clients the freedom to make subtle changes such as necklines, sleeve shapes etc before materials.  Each gown is then constructed and embellished by hand to ensure the finest quality.

I have a range of fabrics and fabric samples in house to ensure that each bride has a unique gown with sourcing the finest laces, tulles and silks to help with the creation of the perfect individual gown.

While JK Couture Designs specialises in Couture made-to-measure.  JK Couture designs is proud to provide a wide range of garment-related services, including:

· Made to order Veil’s to match the perfect gown.
· Groomsmen Accessories, Ties and vests coordinated with the Bridal Party.
· An exclusive range of in-store jewellery, beautifully designed, or custom made-to-order for your specific garment needs;
· Customised embroidery
· Expert alterations and repairs for all garment styles.
· Fascinators and hairclips for bridal parties, race-day events or the special occasion;