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September 12, 2018
Styled shoot, wedding dress, bespoke wedding dress, tulle wedding dress

Dreamcatcher Lookbook

Tank you for visiting this page. This collection is a dream of mine come true, hence named Dreamcatcher. It has been in my heart for many, […]
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 […]
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 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 […]
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 9, 2014
Evening Dress, Black & White Evening Dress, Matric Dance Dress

Would you like to know how I made this gorgeous Matric Dance Dress?

    This stunning evening dress was made for Daniela, a matriculant at Whykeham Collegiate in Pietermaritzburg, KZN. Daniela drew inspiration for this design from the […]
May 5, 2014
Veil, vintage veil, vintage, lace applique detail, bridal veil

The most beautiful veil with Lace applique detail

Isn’t this the most beautiful veil? I have noticed there is a shift in bridal trends at the moment concerning veils – they are going back […]
April 12, 2014
Vintage, Wedding

Use a Broach to add a Vintage touch to your Wedding Dress

Using a beautiful vintage broach as a hair pin / hair accessory can add a Vintage touch to your wedding dress, especially if you are a Classic […]
March 28, 2014
Chiffon Wedding Dress, Empire Style Wedding Dress

Wouldn’t you love a Vintage Wedding dress like this?

Oh my goodness, I have no other words but WOW! How absolutely gorgeous & beautiful did Angela look on her wedding day?! When it comes together […]
February 28, 2014
Chiffon Wedding Dress, Classic Wedding Dress, Wedding Dress with Low Back, Vintage Wedding Dress

Chiffon and Vintage Inspired Lace Wedding Dress

      How absolutely stunning is this Wedding Dress?!       I must admit, I have been admiring a similar pin from Pinterest for […]
February 14, 2014
Vintage Wedding Dress, Chiffon WEdding Dress, Empire Style Wedding Dress, Diamante Detail on Wedding Dress, Lace Applique

Vintage Chiffon Wedding Dress with Diamante & Lace Encrusted Shoulder Strap

Here is a sneak peak at one of the most exquisite wedding dresses I have made up to date. She got married the first weekend in […]
January 29, 2014
Veil, Alternative Veil

Are You Looking For a Modern Alternative to a Veil? |Wedding Wednesday’s

If you are a bride looking for a modern twist on the veil: I’ll be sharing some more pictures in the coming weeks.         […]