NOTE: the neat fitting under the bust is achieved by a band around the back under the garment which holds the front of the dress neatly under the bust but allows the back to fall free – flowing into a long train.
Oscar wedding dress – front detail
Oscar wedding dress – back view showing the long train
Oscar wedding dress – back detail showing the intricate beading over the swirled pleats on the yoke making an interesting feature at the back of the dress.
Another close-up of this unusual wedding dress. The silk is first hand painted in delicate cream colours – touch on rainbow iridescence – then it is hand pleated and finally the fifteen yards of pleated fabric are turned into this unique wedding gown.