#BNBFINDS: Traditional Chinese Dresses by Cocoon Bridal - brideandbreakfast.hk

Refence link : http://brideandbreakfast.hk/2016/07/21/traditional-chinese-dresses-by-cocoon-bridal/

Do you know that feeling when you see something for the first time and suddenly your heart skips a beat, because you know you’ve found something truly special? Well that’s exactly what happened when I laid eyes on Cocoon Bridal’s special line of Chinese wedding dresses or “Qun Guas“, and I can’t wait to share them with you today!

Taking inspiration from the late Ching dynasty fashion, Cocoon Bridal‘s lead designer, Sarah Lau, re-envisioned the traditional wedding garb for today’s modern bride. She incorporated fresh colors and played with cuts and silhouettes to flatter different body types. From the intricate embroidery to the handmade knot buttons, the amount of detail in each dress clearly required incredible technique and skill. You can easily stare at them for hours! It’s no surprise that it takes 6 to 9 months to finish one dress, just like top label couture dresses.

1. VIBRANT LOTUS

This first ensemble is vibrant and full of life with bold splashes of pinks, greens, and blues — perfect for the young bride who’s not afraid of some color. I love the embroidered panelled skirt detail that resembles a Chinese fan.

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2. EMPRESS GOLD

You just can’t get any better than a head-to-toe gold outfit. This fully-embroidered and beaded masterpiece is fit for an empress. The subtle pink and mauve touches keep the whole look feminine, young, and current.

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3. REGAL RED & GOLD

This next dress might look familiar, because it was worn by a Hong Kong celebrity recently for her wedding. The tall collar that lines up with the centre buttons elongates the torso, so this would be perfect for a petite bride.

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4. PINK PEONY

This last one is a personal favorite. I just think that the garden of pink peonies and the teal leaves that adorn this dress make it really unique. It would make any bride look young and fashionable.

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All these dresses and, not to mention, amazing hairpieces are available for rent from Cocoon Bridal. Special thanks to the Greater China Club for letting us use their facilities and the Xing MaQuillage team for the flawless hair and makeup.

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Dresses & Accessories: Cocoon Bridal / Makeup & Hair: Hei from Xing MaQuillage / Venue:Greater China Club / Photographer: nikkiloveu

Mystic Greek Goddess: GRECIAN STYLE - TieTheKnots.hk

希臘神話對藝術、文化和語言上有著深遠的影響,尤其是典故中的神或是化作雕塑的神像,更是不少設計師的靈感繆思。取材自這遍傳奇地方,《囍結TIETHEKNOTS》再度呈獻希臘風的婚紗造型相輯,聯同Cocoon Bridal色彩豐富的婚紗設計,點綴大小不一的珠寶首飾,塑造出種種與別不同的鮮明配搭,繼續帶大家從遠古走到現在。

要悉心打造希臘風格,絲絨材質和修身剪裁自然當上重要的考慮因素,稍為添上羽毛披肩的婚紗,可豐富造型的層次感,而注入粉紅及淺橙色的婚紗設計,也見能迎合夏日之意。至於首飾方面,透白寶石配襯粉紅色婚紗,更能突顯顏色上的對比。準新娘亦可參考本年Dolce & Gabbana辮子髮髻的天橋造型,飾以原來細小的閃石項鍊冠在頭上,散發百變的希臘色彩。

Art Direction & Styling: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Assistance: Mabel & Sunflower @TieTheKnots.hk
Photography: Kinson@MAKIN' LAB
Makeup & Hair: Sandy@MAKIN' LAB
Model: Irina L @Starz People
(Ref. links : http://goo.gl/40W6p0)


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Peach tulle strapless mermaid gown with lace applique at waist & sheer layers at bottom (Available at Cocoon Bridal)

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Pastel pink deep V necked lace top with crystals embellishment ball gown (Available at Cocoon Bridal)

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Offwhite V necked satin top with lace applique A-lined mesh gown (Available at Cocoon Bridal)

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春日嫁衣閃亮登場 - ESDLife 2014.04.30

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深受新娘們喜愛的本地婚紗設計品牌 Cocoon Bridal 以 "secret garden" 為主題設計新一系列婚紗晚裝。系列除了以一貫的夢幻為主調外,更加入大熱的懷舊元素,令一眾鍾情 vintage 卻怕自己難以駕馭復古婚紗的新娘子多一個較易 carry 的選擇。
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系列晚裝華麗而不俗艷,不靠鮮紅嫩綠的 sharp 色取勝,晚裝反以沉實高貴的寶石綠及深紅色帶出一道皇后的霸氣,加上一圈恰到好處地亮眼的金腰帶,相信以此作敬酒晚裝,定能令你「皇」氣盡現,艷壓全場。
Secret Garden 2014 collection (available at Cocoon Bridal)
http://wedding.esdlife.com/articles/gown/20140430_latest_bridal_collection/
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