Founded in 1997, Elbeth Gillis is internationally known for her bridal and evening couture. As the head of her world-class brand, Elbeth embodies the same virtues that her brides find in her dresses – style, charm and uncompromising class.

Elbeth is relentless in her pursuit of distinction and refinement. She searches for opulent French laces and sumptuous silks, satins and chiffons made by prestigious fabric houses known to supply bridal royalty.

Elbeth Gillis Bridal Couture
Elbeth Gillis Couture

Fashion History

As a young girl, Elbeth was surrounded by the beauty of fabrics. She was inspired by the magic that took place as her aunts and mother brought beauty and grace to the garments they sewed. By the age of 12, Elbeth knew she was destined to study fashion. Now, over 20 years later, the reputation of this wedding dress designer is a testament to her ability to create the perfect garment. Brides looking for something different will fall in love with Elbeth’s enduring, Audrey Hepburn-like design aesthetic.

The epitome of style, sophistication and uncompromising luxury.

An Elbeth Gillis bridal gown is forever. With the highest quality craftsmanship, Elbeth and her team produce uniquely personal wedding dresses. Each gown is handcrafted to ensure impeccable fit and quality.

Elbeth Gillis Bridal Collections are available in boutiques around the world. Elbeth takes private appointments at the Elbeth Gillis Atelier in Cape Town, South Africa.

Elbeth Gillis Bridal Couture