Find your dream wedding dress in Melbourne


At Bernadette Pimenta Couture, we create the wedding dress, mother of the bride dress or evening dress of your dreams and turn it into a stunning reality. Creating the perfect wedding dress is not just about the craft, experience, technique, or fabrics. It’s more about getting to know you. Who you are. What you’ve dreamed about since a little girl. What makes you feel like you on your special day and what makes you believe that you are truly beautiful.

Expertly designing and creating beautiful dresses, Bernadette’s extensive knowledge of fabrics, exceptional dress-making skills and meticulous attention to detail ensures you’ll have a dress that’s as special, unique, and wonderful as you.

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Custom wedding dresses

Bring the dress of your dreams to life and have it tailored to perfection!

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Mother of the bride and groom dresses

Look beautiful and feel even better on your child’s wedding day.

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Custom evening dresses by Bernadette Pimenta

Custom evening dresses

We create evening dresses for after-dark events and stylish bridesmaids’ dresses.

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About Bernadette


In a word, she’s unique.

She has the innate ability to immediately connect with you and the image of the dress you’ve always dreamed about. She has over 27 years of experience in the fashion industry and is one of Melbourne’s iconic bridal designers.

What’s more, she is the one that takes your measurements, she is the one heavily invested and hands-on with the creation of your dress and if that’s not enough, she is the one that does the fitting as well. She even has the creative flair and experience to suggest fabrics, laces, styles to make you feel like the most important person in the world on your special day, especially when you’re in one of her creations.

She takes customization and personalization to the next level, making you feel special not just on your wedding day but right through the process.

Meet with her and her team, you will truly be impressed.

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Why choose Bernadette Pimenta to design your dream wedding dress in Melbourne?


Bernadette has been creating couture custom wedding dresses in Melbourne for over 27 years

Exquisite design

Our custom gowns are designed to showcase the beauty of each client, as well as capture their unique preferences and sense of style.


Each custom gown is carefully handmade and tailored in our Armadale bridal studio on High Street.

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