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December 24, 2016

Could inspiration for your dream wedding dress be hiding in your closet?

October 1, 2016
Custom Wedding Dress, Bespoke Wedding Dress, Button detail on Wedding Dress

How to get the custom wedding dress of your dreams

June 13, 2016

Jo in Vintage Lace Custom Maryke Wedding Dress

November 4, 2015
Champagne and Blush Wedding Dress, Blush Wedding dress with Champagne Coloured Guipure Lace,

Blush & Champagne coloured Guipure Lace Wedding Dress

This exquisite blush coloured wedding dress was made for a such a special bride. Lindsay has a heart of gold, a natural beauty that radiates from within […]
October 15, 2015
Classic White Lace Wedding Dress, Tiered Lace Skirt, Lace Wedding Dress, White Lace Wedding Dress, Illusion Back Wedding Dress

Romantically Classic Lace Wedding Dress

This remains one of my all time favourite wedding dresses I have made…then again, I fall in love with something of each one I make…what can […]
March 3, 2015
White chiffon wedding dress, Chiffon wedding dress, Wedding dress with lace straps, Wedding dress with ruching and lace straps

Classic White Chiffon Wedding Dress with Lace Shoulder Straps

Another beautiful bride in her wedding dress while it was in the making. This was the last wedding dress I made for 2014, just before the […]
January 17, 2015
White Lace Wedding Dress, Lace Wedding Dress with Illusion Lace Neckline, Illusion Lace Wedding Dress Back, Fit & Flare Lace Wedding Dress with Tulle Skirt, Custom Lace Beaded Belt, Custom Bridal Accesories

Wedding Dress behind the scenes at Maryke Designs – September 2014

2014 Has been a busy one at Maryke Designs. It was jam-packed with Wedding Dresses, Matric Dance Dresses as well as the arrival of our first […]
September 10, 2014
Bridal Flower Hair Clip, Bridal Flower Hair Accessories, Hand Made Bridal Hair Accessories, Custom Made Bridal Hair Acessories

Custom Bridal Hair Accessories for the Maryke Bride

As a Wedding Dress Designer, not only do I assist with the making of your dream wedding dress, but I also assist with designing & making […]
August 22, 2014
White Wedding Dress, Lace Wedding Dress, Classic Wedding Dress, Wedding dress with Sexy Back, Wedding dress with Lace Back, Wedding dress with Lace Straps

Another Lace Wedding Dress with a Sexy Back

Aah, how I love all these different Wedding Dress I get to make for my Brides. Why? Because each wedding dress is as unique & beautiful […]
August 9, 2014
Lace Wedding Dress with Sleeves, Empire Lace Wedding dress with Sleeves

A Wedding Dress by Maryke Designs featured on UK Wedding Blog

One of my 2014 brides’s wedding + wedding pics were recently featured on a renowned UK Wedding Blog: Rock N Roll Bride. Her empire style, Boho lace […]
July 28, 2014
White wedding dress, white wedding dress with dropped waist, white wedding dress with lace appliques

A Wedding Dress in the making at Maryke Designs

Here is a behind the scenes look at a bride’s wedding dress I designed & made recently (she is already married, so don’t worry, I don’t share photos before […]
July 11, 2014
Classic Wedding Dress, Lace Wedding Dress, Wedding Dress with Lace Shoulder Straps, Wedding Dress with tiered Lace & Tulle skirt, Wedding Dress with layered skirt, Wedding Dress with frills on skirt

What a Beauty…and her gorgeous, Classic Wedding Dress

And the wedding dresses keep getting better & prettier! Each with it’s own touch of uniqueness individually suited to the Bride wearing it. As you can […]
June 27, 2014
Bridesmaids Dresses, Vintage Bridesmaids Dresses, Vintage, Lace Bridesmaids Dresses, Short Lace Bridesmaids Dresses

Fun & Simple Short Lace Bridesmaids Dresses

So today I get to tell you about my beautiful bride from last week’s post’s equally gorgeous bridesmaids dresses. They were comfortable, practical & suitable for […]
June 21, 2014
Vintage Wedding Dress, Wedding Dress with Lace Sleeves, Lace Wedding Dress, Wedding Dress with Empire Style, Lace Veil, Lace Edged Veil, Vintage Veil

Vintage Romance in a Lace Wedding Dress

Aaah, how I love making brides happy!! This wedding dress was one of those where I just knew from the moment we had the first fitting that […]
June 10, 2014
Chiffon Bridesmaids Dress, Charcoal Bridesmaids Dress, Bridesmaids Dress, Empire Style Bridesmaids Dress, Gray Bridesmaids Dress, Long Bridesmaids Dress, Bridesmaids Dress with Empire Waist

Are you looking for a Simple, yet Elegant Bridesmaid’s Dress Style?

This beautiful bride chose a lovely charcoal grey chiffon sleeveless, empire style for her bridesmaid’s dresses. The bodices were ruched with the ruching repeated on the band around […]
May 29, 2014
Matric Dance Dress with Chiffon Skirt & Lace Bodice

Are you looking for inspiration for you Matric Dance Dress?

Since there are numerous Matric Dances coming up between August & October, I thought it a good idea to share some ideas from my Pinterest board […]
May 24, 2014
Black & Gold Evening Dress, Black & Nude Evening Dress, Evening Dress with illusion neckline, Evening Dress with Sleeves

Nude & Black Matric Dance / Evening Dress for a Beautiful Epworth Matriculant

I have to brag with this client, as I have known her for 3 years. We first met when I was commissioned to make her Vogue […]
May 19, 2014
Winter's outfit idea, Autumn outfit idea, Coral & white outfit combination

Variation on last week’s Autumn / Winter look Coral Coat

As promised last week, here is a simple variation on coral coat from last week’s style post. When one has a piece in a bright colour, […]
May 15, 2014
Vintage Lace Wedding Dress, Wedding Dress with Lace Sleeves, Classic Lace Wedding Dress

Full Lace Wedding Dress with Sleeves for a Winter Wedding

In South Africa we tend to shy away from Winter weddings due our colder temperatures. However more & more brides are braving the cold & this […]
May 12, 2014
Winter's outfit idea, Autumn outfit idea, Grey & Coral outfit combination

Autumn / Winter look with a beautiful Coral Jacket

I don’t know about you, but I have found our weather this season has been absolutely fantastic! Admittedly, the mornings have become really nippy but then […]