October 2015

wedding dress trends 2016 part 2 when freddie met lillyWith the amount of wonderful trends the 2016 wedding season is going to bring us, it’s only right that we include a part two! Being one of Brisbane’s designers it is important that here at When Freddy met Lilly we let you in on all the up and coming wedding dress trends 2016 is going to bring. Are you still looking for some trends to find your perfect dress? If so, read the rest of this post.

Plunging Necklines Are Increasingly More Popular

Making its hit in the 2016 wedding season is the brave plunging necklines. This trend comes in several different styles so that there is a dress for every bride out there who is brave enough to show a little skin on her big day. From the Annika Gown for those who are looking for a more simple style to the Bariano Cowl Neck Gown for the brides who are looking to make more of a statement.

wedding dress trends 2016 when freddie met lillyJust like all trends, wedding dress trends come and go. Thankfully, though, wedding dress trends come out earlier than you may think. Here at When Freddy met Lilly we are one of the top Brisbane Designers and we want you to be able to view the wedding dress trends of 2016 before the 2016 season arrives.

3-D Flower Appliqués

This is one of the trends that come and go. However, it comes in different styles such as beaded on 3-d flowers that give a shimmer in the light, to hand cut lace flowers such as the ones found on the Alexis Gown. No matter what type of 3-d flower appliqués you go with. Your wedding gown will be sure to be a crowd pleaser and go great with any flowers you include during your wedding decor.

5 things to remember before wedding dress shopping_when freddie met lillyWedding dress shopping can be one of the best parts about planning your wedding. However, if you don’t go fully prepared it can also be a very stressful part. That is why here at When Freddy met Lilly we try to do everything we possibly can to make the experience a great one. However, before you walk into the store, you should consider these five things when you are wedding dress shopping.

1. Always Bring Someone Wedding Dress Shopping

First and foremost, you should never, ever go wedding dress shopping alone. There are multiple reasons for this. However, the main one is second opinions. Just because you have always dreamed of wearing the Angellica Gown, doesn’t mean you won’t fall in love with something completely different. Therefore, you will need a second opinion. Just remember whom you bring with can make or break the experience, so choose wisely.

choosing the right wedding dress_when freddie met lillyThe time has come; you have waited for it your entire relationship. You are now engaged and it is time to start planning your wedding. However, what is one of the main things you have to do? Pick out your wedding dress. This can be a daunting task. However, When Freddy met Lilly, is one of Brisbane’s designers that wants to help in choosing the right wedding dress. Below you will find a few do’s and don’ts to make sure your dress is everything you have always dreamed of.

The Don’ts of Choosing the Right Wedding Dress

When it comes to wedding dress shopping there are a few things you need to steer clear of doing before you walk into your appointment?

  • Don’t walk into your appointment not having a style of dress in mind. Of course you are not going to know the exact dress you want until you start trying them on. However, the worst thing you can do is walk blindly into the store and have no idea where to start.

pastel bridesmaid dresses_when freddie met lillyYou have your wedding planned out how you have always thought and dreamed it would be. Only to find that you are being faced with the hardest decision yet, the bridesmaid dress. You want something that will go well with your theme, yet that the girls in your wedding party will love. That is where we come in. Here at When Freddy met Lilly we are one of the top Brisbane designers. We have several styles of bridesmaid dresses. However, for those of you who are having trouble picking a certain color or style, we find that a pastel bridesmaid dress can often be the best option. Want to know why? Continue reading this blog post and you will soon find out!

Pastel Bridesmaid Dresses are Perfect for Every Season

It doesn’t matter if you are having a spring or winter wedding, pastels work with everything. People often think that pastel bridesmaid dresses only work for light, airy, and outdoor spring weddings. However, that is not the case at all. The pastel dresses offered by When Freddy met Lilly will work for any wedding, during any season. For example, one of the best pastel bridesmaid dresses offered at our store is the Hepburn Gown. This flowing gown comes in a soft blue with hand cut lace. It is perfect for those of you who are having a winter wedding due to its soft blue hue, but is also great for any other season as well.

garden wedding_veronica gown_when freddie met lillySince the day you were a little girl you have always dreamed of your wedding. Dreamed of walking down a beautiful aisle in the middle of a garden surrounded by your family and friends. When Freddy met Lilly is a top Brisbane designer that wants to make this dream come true. Here at our store we will be able to dress your entire wedding party to make it look like it walked right out of your dream garden wedding.

Picking a Dress For Your Garden Wedding

After your venue, your dress will be one of the main focal points of your wedding. Therefore, you want to make sure you are doing everything you can to ensure it not only fits you perfectly, but fits the scenery as well. You, of course, can choose any dress that fits your desired wishes, but on average brides, we like the idea of a flowing gown so that it blends into the scenery. One gown that you can find at When Freddy met Lilly is the Veronica gown. This wedding gown is flowing and covered fully in lace, making it look like you are in your natural element. It also features a v neckline so that you won’t get overheated during your wedding.

silver bridesmaids gowns_when freddie met lillyYou have your entire wedding planned out from the song you will march to, to the hairstyle you want, and even the perfect colours you have always dreamed of using. If you have chosen the color silver well congratulations, your wedding is about to bump up on the elegance scale. Silver is a timeless colour and it will look great as the colour your bridesmaids are wearing. Here at When Freddy met Lilly we pride ourselves in providing you with silver bridesmaids gowns.

Perfect for Any Style Wedding

Silver goes with everything imaginable. Therefore, when you choose an elegant silver bridesmaid gown from a top Brisbane designer, you don’t have to worry about it not matching the theme you have chosen for your wedding. The Brisbane designers at When Freddy met Lilly have several different styles when it comes to silver gowns. From short to long, snug fitting to nice and flowing, when you visit us you will find the perfect gowns for your wedding party.

Great Gatsby themed wedding_Rachael wedding dress_When Freddie met LillyYour wedding is something that should solely reflect you and your future spouse as a couple. They should be centred around stuff you both love and your personalities. Often times couples prefer to go with a themed wedding instead of a traditional wedding. One of the most common themes we see here at When Freddy met Lilly is The Great Gatsby. This theme is perfect for those of you who wish to go with a more elegant, classic look over the modern traditions. If you are interested in learning more about this theme, we can help.

Keep it Simple

One of the best things about this theme is that though it requires many details, all the details in a Great Gatsby themed wedding are streamlined and simple. Therefore, nothing has to be over the top and it can all be purchased rather easily. You will however, need to make sure that you research the era closely that way your wedding can be pulled off perfectly.

when freddie met lilly new york fashion week 2015In Mid-September we found ourselves in the heart of New York City, living the fashion dream. It was a short 10-day “business only” trip, which allowed very little down time in our incredibly busy schedule. When Freddie met Lilly is very proud to have represented our many designs at one of the world’s biggest runaways. Let’s just say we were a little nervous !!

Fashion-Palette New York Fashion Week is a well known stage; that allows the very best Australian designers to present their unique designs. We were very excited, after all our hard work to show our Hepburn – Esque Collection.

Whilst it wasn’t a holiday, we managed to see many of New York’s iconic site’s… and at the same time, use them to show case our beautiful dresses. Did I mention Vanessa is also a photographer in her spare time…