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The THEIA Fall 2017 Collection Is A Tropical Island Dream
The THEIA Fall 2017 wedding collection presents dresses that are as fresh as a sea breeze.
Don O’Neill’s past few wedding collections have been unconventional, to say the least. This season, he steps away from barely-there dresses inspired by wisps of smoke in an 1920s opium den and futuristic silver gowns to give us a refreshing take on the beach wedding dress. Blurring the lines between ready-to-wear and bridal, the collection speaks to the modern bride who is looking to free herself from rigid wedding traditions.Ariel, an ivory pearl, sea shell, and glass seed bead embroidered tulle slip dress with pearl swagged sleeves and open back Ariel Talia, an ivory silk chiffon handkerchief hem gown with fly away ruffle sleeves and hand embroidered bodice with pearls, glass beads and Swarovski crystals Talia Kelly, a white 4-ply silk crepe mermaid gown with crepe jewel neck and cold shoulder ruffle Kelly Skyler, a strapless sweetheart corded lace jumpsuit with daisy motif Skyler Chelsea, an ivory silk mousseline smocked off the shoulder gown with blouson bodice, double circle chiffon ball skirt and hand embroidered sea shell and pearl belt Chelsea Eve, an ivory crepe off the shoulder mermaid gown Eve
You won’t find run-of-the-mill lace gown after lace gown here. Inspired by the destination bride and her longing for shimmering sands and bright blue lagoon waters, the THEIA Fall 2017 collection embraces the casual and carefree nature of the beach bride, while speaking to her bohemian spirit with off-shoulder silhouettes, elegantly flowing fishtail skirts, and mix and match options.Sandy,an ivory mermaid corded lace gown over nude lining with bell sleeves Sandy Sienna, an ivory crepe gown with delicate floral embroidered tulle and micro sequin bodice with cold shoulder silk chiffon blouson sleeves Sienna Willow, an ivory strapless sweetheart ball gown of delicate floral embroidered tulle and micro sequins with Spanish tulle overlay Willow Erin, a white Chantilly lace off the shoulder tiered ruffle gown Collette, an ivory crepe off the shoulder strapless sweetheart jumpsuit Collette Cecile, an ivory long tulle sleeve gown with hand embroidered opalescent glass seed beads, cut crystals and pearls Cecile Sofia, a white Chantilly lace ball gown with off the shoulder ruffled lace flounce Celeste, a silver sand Lurex embroidered tulle ball gown with Spanish tulle overlay and illusion neckline Celeste
Shoulders are exposed to the tropical sun with fly away ruffles that froth as gracefully as a wave kissing the shore. Each look is crafted from lightweight fabrics such as cotton guipure laces and silk mousselines to give the bride relaxed, free movement. In addition to feminine, softly draped mermaid silhouettes and free-flowing a-lines, the collection also features jumpsuits and separates for the bold bride to express her style. For the daring, the collection featured statement pieces like Venus, a high-low silver slip dress with an embroidered lace cape overlay, and Maya, a slip dress hand-embroidered with laser-cut leaves and crystals.Shelley, an ivory sea shell, pearl and glass bead embroidered sweetheart corset over our Dakota ivory crepe skirt Shelley Piper, an ivory hand embroidered porcelain bead and crystal cap sleeve tulle gown Piper Sasha, a white off the shoulder cotton guipure lace gown with bell sleeves Sasha Eden, an ivory crystal and pearl embroidered sweetheart corset worn over a Spanish tulle handkerchief hem ball gown skirt Eden Layla, a blush seed bead and crystal embroidered tulle slip dress with cascade sleeves and pearl beaded straps Layla Venus, a silver sand Lurex “floating” embroidered cage high low slip dress Venus Maya, a white hand embroidered slip dress with clusters of flowers created with laser cut petals, leaves and petals, secured with Swarovski crystals. Maya
Inspired by the glitter of pure, white sand, delicate embroideries sparkle with ivory sea shell, glass beads, and micro sequins. For a subtle hint at a tropical island’s sparkling blue colour, the THEIA Fall 2017 also features sea glass and bronze nude linings.
With their carefree silhouettes and exotic sparkle, the THEIA Fall 2017 collection is as inviting as the dazzling island paradise it evokes.
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