Unique and stylish evening dresses

Have you got a special event coming up where you need an evening gown that makes you look your very best? We can help! With 27 years of experience in the fashion and dressmaking industry, Bernadette brings a wealth of knowledge, skill and inspiration to every couture gown she creates. 

These evening gowns are unique creations that are designed specifically for each client. No matter whether you’re looking for bridesmaids dresses, a christening dress or evening dress, Bernadette can turn your ideas into a stunning reality.

Discover your perfect evening gown

We can create a couture gown that’s perfect for every type of evening event. Whether you need a dress to attend a wedding, a black-tie occasion, or a night on the town, we can design and create an evening dress that’s exactly what you imagine. The evening dresses our Melbourne clients receive from us can be made to fit any shape or size and in almost any design – we bring your ideas to life!


Take a look at some of our gorgeous evening dresses

Why choose a custom evening dress?

We believe every woman is beautiful and our couture gowns are created to accentuate your best features, showcasing your taste and style. If you’ve never worn an evening gown before, or are worried that you won’t look the part, Bernadette is only too happy to show you dress designs that will ensure you stand out from the crowd for all the right reasons.

From the initial consultation to decide on a design that’s right for you, through to measuring, fittings, finishing, final touches and delivery, every stage of the process focuses on providing you with the dress of your dreams!

Your dream custom evening dress starts with a trip to our studio

Located on the iconic High Street in Armadale, our bridal atelier houses a range of carefully curated evening dresses, wedding dresses and mother of the bride dresses for you to try on to allow you to gain inspiration for your custom evening dresses. Alternatively, you are welcome to bring in images and ideas and we can design your dream dress from those!


Book a custom mother of the bride dress appointment

Visit our dress-making studio where Bernadette will discuss your ideas and show you designs that you can try on.


We source beautiful fabrics

Once you’ve decided on a design, we’ll source beautiful fabrics and start creating your dream dress.


We’ll arrange dress fittings

To ensure your dress fits perfectly, you’ll come back to our studio to get fitted.


You pick up your mother of the bride (or groom) dress

Once your gown is fitting perfectly, you’ll be able to collect it before your big event!

Frequently asked questions

I am worried that an evening gown won't flatter my figure, can you help?

Absolutely! Our goal is for every woman, no matter what their proportions might be, to look and feel their best. We know numerous tips and tricks that can help to create a dress you look stunning in.

How long does it take to make a couture evening gown?

Ideally, we would need about six months’ notice. This gives us plenty of time for designing, sewing and finishing your dress. That said, if you need a dress in less time, we will do everything we can to meet your deadline.

Do you only make evening gowns?

Not at all! We can design your dream dress for any event. Whether it’s a stylish hen’s dress, Christening gown, bridesmaids dresses or a beautiful gown just because, if you dream it, we can design and create it.

Are you ready to start designing your dream evening dress in Melbourne?