The wedding dress that may change your life #Fashion Porn#bay area#custom dress#dreadlocks#forest#handmade dress June 4 | Ariel Meadow Stallings offbeatariel Photos by: Alison Bank I must share this photo of the wedding dress, which was designed and constructed by Jessica Hinel, a costume designer and seamstress based in the Bay Area: Photo courtesy of San Francisco's Alison Bank of FirstComesLoveWeddings.com If you want to know more about the dress and see the amazing Wai-Ching-inspired split train, go read the designer's blog post about her design and construction process. See the full wedding here. Reporter Name * Reporter Email * Original text Enter the original text here. Edited text* Enter your suggested copyedit here. Notes You can add a note for the editor here. * Required information. Fix Typo Ariel Meadow Stallings Author of Offbeat Bride: Creative Alternatives for Independent Brides, Ariel acts as the publisher of all the Offbeat Empire websites. She lives, loves, and dorks out hard in Seattle, WA. @offbeatariel @offbeatbride PREVIOUS Cat & Scott's low-class high-rise wedding NEXT Myshell & Hannibal's wedding Show/Hide comments [ 25 ] oh my gosh! thats the dress thats been in my head and unable to get out when i try and describe it! she is stunning! Reply Me too! I want a dip dyed glorious halter dress thingie and so far hadn't seen anything remotely like it – I saw this and swooned. Fabulous, you think she takes commissions? Reply Yum. 1 agrees Reply hi ladies, this is jessica, mary's dress designer. thanks so much for your lovely comments. i've only recently moved from theater costumes towards custom evening wear design, but i welcome commissions. i've updated my contact page to reflect that. looking forward to hopefully collaborating with some of you. 3 agree Reply I am getting married Feb 14th 2012 I have wanted to dip dye my gown forever. Please if you have the time can you please contact me via e-mail thank you and hope to hear from you soon Reply Hi could you help me im looking for a purple / ivory or purple / lilac dip died full skirt bridesmaid full length for my daughters gala in June x she's a skinny 11 year old Reply Looks like something from a movie. Gorgeous. Different. Amazing. Reply she's also a dreadlocked bride! 1 agrees Reply That dress looks a little like the one from Easter Parade that I love so much. Reply That dress is like Gwen Stefani's wedding dress!! I wanted a replica of her dress since like forever! Will totally be book marking Jessica's page! 3 agree Reply wai-ching + gwen. love it. Reply What a wonderful dress! Reply Very cool! I had an idea of doing a TTD session and pouring red paint on it, much like this one! I was inspired by "The Fall", the scene of the towering white cloth drenched with red paint at the bottom and bleeding up towards the top… great stuff Reply Wei Ching has a green version that I almost went for: http://i33.tinypic.com/2ngu9nm.jpg It's a beautiful look. Reply That is gorgeous and original, good find. Reply Ooh, gorgeous! Reminds me of Gwen, too. I always thought that splash of color was awesome. ;D 1 agrees Reply This is exactly what I was hoping to have done to my wedding gown! Who do I contact???? ~Thanx! Reply Contact Jessica Hinel: http://jessicahinel.wordpress.com/contact/ Reply This is the dress that I've been searching for – the dress that will make jaws drop. I *love* it – how can I commission this? Reply Contact Jessica Hinel: http://jessicahinel.wordpress.com/contact/ Reply I live in South Africa. Who do I contact to find out more about this dress? 2 agree Reply Contact Jessica Hinel: http://jessicahinel.wordpress.com/contact/ Reply Hee-hee! Never expected to find my old elementary school friend on Offbeat Bride! Way to go, Jessica! Reply Gorgeous! I have wanted a dip dyed gown ever since Gwen Stefani married Gavin Rossdale! 1 agrees Reply Gorgeous! Love it! Reply Join the conversation Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Comment Notify me of follow-up comments by email. No-drama comment policy Part of what makes the Offbeat Empire different is our commitment to civil, constructive commenting. Make sure you're familiar with our no-drama comment policy. Biz owners & wedding bloggers Please just use your real name in your comment, not your business name or blog title. Our comments are not the place to pimp your website. If you want to promote your stuff on Offbeat Bride, join us as an advertiser instead.