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Elbeth Gillis shoots with Nina Zimolong

Having the right team for your shoots is essential, whether it's a new collection shoot or a reshoot of your best sellers. We reshot some of our favourite gowns with upcoming talent, Nina Zimolong...

This real bride looks gorgeous in her Elbeth Gillis Annabelle gown

Designed for the modern bride who wants to be trendy and timeless (yes, it is possible!), Elbeth Gillis’ Annabelle gown, from the Luxury Collection, is the answer. This modern take on an old fashioned ball gown is made of the finest silk, which is luxury itself. It has a deep plunging neckline mirrored by an equally

Elbeth Gillis unveils her 2019 collections

We are super excited to show you what Elbeth has designed for the year ahead! In fact, Elbeth proudly presents two collections for 2019: Luminescence and Arniston Blue. Elbeth is well known for her exquisite shoots, and every year we look forward to seeing where Elbeth and her team will shoot. This year they decided

How a collection is born, Part 5

In this behind-the-scenes look, we get a glimpse of what goes into the shooting of a new collection.

How a collection is born, Part 4

So what did you think of last week’s little show-and-tell? Elbeth was a tad shy about opening up her sketch pad, but we convinced her and hope you appreciated the comparison with the finished gowns. The next part of the process, after the sketches and calicos, is the making of the first sample dresses. But

How a collection is born, Part 3

Welcome to our six-part interview with Elbeth Gillis. It’s fun to take a peak behind the scenes and learn a little more about Elbeth’s process for creating a new collection. Last week focused on the usefulness of mood boards as a means to keeping a collection coherent and cohesive. Today Elbeth opens up her sketch

How a collection is born, Part 2

Last week we looked at how Elbeth gathers her inspiration for a particular collection. Elbeth shared her thoughts on the whole concept of originality and the undeniable influence of the images and designs available to us online. (Catch up on last week’s post.) Today we pick up where we left off. PART 2: CREATING A

How a collection is born, Part 1

The world of fashion can be relentless: new collections launched once, even twice a year, each with a seasonal line of clothing, and sometimes, capsule collections on top of everything else. And then, multiply that by the number of designers in the world, all with their own social media accounts clamouring to be heard –

Intricate hand-beading on Elbeth Gillis gowns

If you want sophistication and glamour, all in one, then you'll love the jaw-dropping dress that beautiful Kate had custom-made by Elbeth.

Opulence and femininity

With Vogue-like photography, this real bride captures the essence of the Opulence Collection...