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.
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 personalisation 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.
Meetings with Bernadette are strictly by appointment only.
One of the many reasons why people fall in love with Bernadette Pimenta Couture. A fully owned Australian family business, managed by Bernadette and her girls, Cherisse and Sasha. You will feel a wonderful energy of comfort and care, just walking into the store to meet with them.
Bernadette has one of the finest design skills in the Industry and is known for her ability to turn ideas into a reality. Her knowledge about fabrics and styles along with her ability to understand you, compliment each other to create a result that’s beyond your expectation.
Whether it be the choice of fabrics, styles, latest trends, fit or form, Bernadette will try and accommodate almost every one of your whims and fancies. Truly being able to capture your thoughts, ideas and images, making you the gown you truly desire.
I can’t thank you enough for everything you did to create a one of a kind master piece. The dress was incredible and I felt the most beautiful I have ever felt on such a perfect, romantic day and the best day of my life. You were kind, caring and…
As someone who hates dressing up, hates being centre of attention and is stressfully fussy, wedding dress shopping was not a fun time for me. It wasn’t until I put on one of Bernadette’s dresses that I felt it was possible to find something that I could picture myself wearing.…
An amazing, personalised and fun experience from the moment I walked in. I actually went to a few other stores afterwards but I couldn’t get the dress i saw out of my mind. It’s because it was THE dress. Bernadette made it my dress and custom designed some parts as…
Absolutely wonderful experience with Bernadette. Very personal and accommodating, even for the most difficult-indecisive clients – me 🙂 Bernadette made sure that I was 100% happy with the outcome. The dress was such an important part of the day for me and I am so happy that I went with…
My time spent with Bernadette and her gorgeous daughters was one of the best parts of my wedding preparations. My gown was sublime. It made me feel the best I’ve ever felt in my life, beautiful and confident. My mother also had a great experience, me being her only daughter,…
I cant thank Bernadette enough for my dream wedding dress. Bernedette & Sasha were an absolute pleasure to work with throughout the entire dress journey. Nothing was too hard for them and they were always so professional & kind. I highly recommend!!!!
It was truly the most wonderful experience having my wedding dress (and my mum’s wedding outfit) made by Bernadette. She has the hugest heart as well as being highly skilled at dress making. I showed Bernadette images of dresses I loved and she worked with my to bring it to…
I have been lucky enough to have ordered three, beautifully made custom gowns from Bernadette. Working with Bernadette and her lovely daughters to create such gorgeous pieces, has been delightful. Bernadette goes over and beyond to ensure customer satisfaction and will work continuously to create that perfect fit. I highly…