I had the pleasure of helping two young ladies feel their best this prom – and that is fine.
Altering one dress to give it more support – there are a LOT of knit lined dresses out there, which is a mixed blessing – there is some flexibility provided by the knit linings and thin boning, but the support is just not the same as a woven inner structure.
Adding extra boning, take in the dress to follow the curves more closely and she’s a statuesque goddess ready to take on the night!
And then there’s the custom dress I began while working with Norde Bridal. Thanks to Meg who found the beautiful beaded fabric for this lucky young woman!
I’ve been posting teaser shots over the past few months:
And then I finished it, after 5 fittings, many small and large adjustments in the process…
– how wide should the straps be?
-how deep can the neckline be and still provide a secure fit?
-how much interlining and boning will give the right support without feeling too constricting?
And then I waited until her prom was over – and her mom started sending me shots right away – which was amazing!
And then she sent me these lovely shots the night of her prom!!
I love the energy and spirit of this woman who came through my studio with such clear ideas of what she wanted! She’ll go far, no matter what she chooses to do!