Tickets are still available but make sure you book for the two evening shows which is the Third Year’s show, PM if you end up coming!
Hamda Al Fahim
Fall/ Winter 2013 Collection
I’ve always told my mother I would be an unconventional bride, I want to wear a gown in a soft pastel colour, I want flowers tangled in my hair, and something unique that expresses me.
Hamda Al Fahim
Spring/ Summer 2013
I have always been a fan on unconventional shapes in fashion. I think what makes this gown so successful is the combination of the colour, the cascade of fabric down one hip and the surface decoration which draws your eye to the curve of her waist.
Diamond tiara circa 1826
Thank you to simonerein:
Eccezionale Antica Tiara in Diamanti
Christie’s Auction: CEPTIONAL ANTIQUE DIAMOND TIARA IN
composed of numerous flowers, buds, leaves and ears old cut diamonds in yellow gold, with seven marquise-cut diamonds mounted on ouches rolled back, beginning sec. XIX, within original box which also contained earrings in lot 470 natural pearls and natural pearls long necklace lot 471
From a document of the following are shown to us by the seller information we report only as a historical curiosity:
Tiara with group of flowers and natural ears with gold (topaz?) Which is divided into two pieces in order to “be able to have use of the notice and Boche performed in 1826 by jeweler Thomas Zamparo commissioned by the ND Co.ssa Dona Marina -Grimani on the occasion of the marriage of his son designed NHCO. Marco Antonio with NDCo.ssa Catherine Manin.
I am so proud of all of my friends who were able to participate in this gorgeous event!
For more information on The Netherfield Ball (for those with access to BBC2 it’s on right now!) please click me.
Corset griffé, Aux Iles Marquises, Mme Brédian, Paris, vers 1875, satin de soie crème entièrement baleiné, bordé de volants de tulle brodé, rubans rose et d’une fleur de ruban crème devant. Laçage à oeillets dans le dos, ouverture frontale par 4 fortes agrafes métalliques.
Google says: Corset scratched, the Marquesas Islands, Ms. Brédian, Paris, circa 1875, cream silk satin fully boned and lined with embroidered tulle ruffles, ribbons and a pink flower cream ribbon before. Lacing eyelets in the back, front opening by 4 strong metal clips.