The wedding dress that may change your life

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 | Photography 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:


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.

Alison giving Mary a hand

See the full wedding here.

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Comments on The wedding dress that may change your life

  1. 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!

  2. 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? 🙂

  3. 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.

    • 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

    • 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

  4. 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!

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