February 2016

black bridesmaid gowns langhem ida dress when freddie met lilly brisbaneWhen it comes to picking out your bridesmaid gowns there is no set style or colour you have to go with. Your bridesmaid’s dresses can be just as custom as your gown. But there are a few tips and tricks you should keep in mind. Brisbane designer When Freddie met Lilly offers a long line of bridesmaid gowns to choose from. However, one certain style is growing in popularity, black bridesmaid gowns. More and more brides are choosing to go with this colour because of the benefits it offers.

Black Matches Everything

It has been said time and time again that black goes with anything and everything. Therefore, if you are having trouble finding a dresses colour for your bridesmaids that match your wedding theme, you can always turn to black. When going with black bridesmaid gowns for a top designer such as When Freddie met Lilly you can be guaranteed that it will look perfect with whatever theme or colours the rest of your wedding is centered around.

long sleeved wedding dress when freddie met lillyYour wedding dress needs to be something you can completely fall in love with, no matter what season you are getting married in. Therefore, Brisbane’s designer When Freddie met Lilly wants you to have the option of long sleeved wedding dresses that works for any season. This way, if you have always dreamed of an elegant gown featuring long sleeves, you can have one, even when it is 100 degrees outside. Below are some of our most popular long sleeve wedding dress designs.

Sheer Long Sleeved Wedding Dress

What can make you feel more elegant than covered in lace and silk chiffon on your big day? That is what you get when you go with the Addie Gown offered by one of the top Brisbane designers. When Freddie met Lilly took their time creating this one of a kind gown. The Addie Gown is head to toe covered in French lace with a button down elegant back. The long sleeves are what gives this dress the charm loved by all. The sleeves are sheer with little finishing touches of lace to pull the entire semi-fitted dress together. This dress is perfect for spring weddings because it offers long sleeves to shield breeze, yet it is thin enough that you will not get overheated while in the sun.

rose-quartz-and-serentiy-Wedding-Bouquet-black-bridal-blissLucky Brides of this year, the fantastic 2016, you will now get to show off your chic and bold fashion choices when choosing a wedding gown in a non-traditional colour! Pantone has released their colour trend report for 2016, featuring the beautiful colours of Serenity and Rose Quartz. This came to no one’s surprise here at When Freddie met Lilly as we are ahead of the trends with our beautifully designed gowns of pinks and blues.

“Colors this season transcend cultural and gender norms. Vivid brights give way to excitement and optimism, though quiet stability prevails in this season’s palette. For Spring 2016 there are truly no perceivable distinctions in color choices between the men’s and women’s collections, both of which focus on a desire to breathe and reflect, then play.


two-piece wedding dress when freddie met lillyYour wedding dress needs to be what you want it to be. This means not worrying about going with a conventional style. If you want a different colour go for it, want to go with a two-piece wedding dress do it too! Brisbane’s designer When Freddie met Lilly has you covered on both these aspects and more. Below you can find a few different two-piece dresses that will leave you head over heels in love.

Long Two-Piece Wedding Dress

One of the best things about choosing to go with a two-piece dress is that you can mix and match. However, if you still like the longer look for the skirt over the shorter ones or even tea length, you can go with the Waterlilly Skirt in the Midi length.

peony bridesmaid dresses when freddie met lillyWhen it comes to picking out a dress for your bridesmaids you need to keep a few different tips in mind. When Freddie met Lilly can help you with your wedding attire in a way that will leave all your bridesmaid looking stunning and your wedding being the most beautiful thing you have ever seen. Peony bridesmaid dresses are becoming ever popular when it comes to Brisbane’s designer weddings. Below you can find some tips on how to pick your bridesmaid dresses.

Everyone Can Have a Different Gown

It is a common misconception that all bridesmaid’s have to wear the same gown or even the same colour for that fact. Everyone has a different body type. Therefore, it can be hard to find one gown that will look great on all your bridesmaids.

nautical themed wedding when freddie met lillyIf you have a love for the beach or if you have any type of nautical background in your families then a nautical themed wedding would be perfect for you. Nautical is very much in style right now, therefore, it should be easy for you to plan and find items that you need. Brisbane’s designer, When Freddie met Lilly wants to help you remember some of the fun details to include in your wedding as well as give you suggestions on the perfect wedding attire.

Tying The Knot

If you know anything about nautical, you know that the fisherman’s knot is considered one of the strongest knots out there. Therefore, to add to the theme, and add a bit of romance you can consider tying a fisherman’s knot with rope with your future spouse to symbolize the strong bond you two will share from here on out.

ruffled wedding dress when freddie met lillyYour wedding is the day you have dreamed of since you were once a little girl. Therefore, you want to make sure that whatever wedding gown you go with is one that you have imagined all growing up. When Freddie met Lilly is a top Brisbane designer, we bring you wedding dresses with traditional flair to even modern ruffled wedding dresses. If you are looking for it, we can provide it.

Modern Ruffled Wedding Dress

When it comes to ruffles you can find wedding dresses with both a modern feel as well as a vintage look. When Freddie met Lilly offers a dress that falls perfectly under the modern dress category. The Aphrodite Maxi with Ruffles is an elegant gown featuring a four-layer tulle shirt to make it visually dynamic and a Thai silk top with a ruffled v neck.

When Freddie met Lilly brides MeganWe thought we would check in on our Brides from 2015 to see how their Big Day had come together and how they managed through a particularly stressful period of time !!! Take note all our future WFML 2016 couples…You might be able to learn a thing or two for your upcoming wedding! In this edition, we have a very special When Freddie met Lilly bride – Megan Warfield

So please tell us – with months (or even years!) of planning, did the Big Day run smoothly !?
Mostly yes, the weather played a bit of havoc on us so we had to relocate the ceremony. But apart from that everything went how we hoped it would.

white wedding dress when freddie met lillyGone away is the time of stark white wedding gowns. Here at When Freddie met Lilly, we want you to know that it is okay to step away from the single shade of white to go with a colour that fits more for your skin colour. Being one of the top Brisbane designers of wedding gowns, we cover several different shades of white, and even other colours so that you can find the dress of your dreams in the shade that looks best on you.

Pure or Stark White

This is the whitest white you can get. If you are fair skinned, you will want to stay as far away from this white wedding dress as you can. Fair skin and pure white can just leave you looking washed out and pale. However, if you are dark completions, this is the dress colour of you.

gold bridesmaid dress when freddie met lillyChoosing a colour to theme your wedding is hard enough, but when you have to find a bridesmaid dress that goes along with it can seem almost impossible. Brisbane’s designer When Freddie met Lilly creates stunning gold bridesmaid’s dresses. What so special about gold you may ask, it goes with everything. Below you can find some styles offered as well as some benefits of going with gold.

 Vintage Feel with Modern Flair

 Another issue some brides find themselves struggling with is trying to decide between a vintage dress or a modern dress. When you go with the Anastasia Sequinned Gown with long sleeves you get the best of both worlds. Here at When Freddie met Lilly we offer both a long sleeve and a short sleeve option.