Model Robin Moss contacted me this past summer and convinced me to make her a wedding dress for a photo shoot she was organizing. Robin has modeled for me in the past for a Knot Couture shoot. As it turns out, it so happened to be with a photographer I’ve worked with in the past. His name is Kevin Voth, and he has contributed his talent to Knot Couture’s archives several times. He captured some great shots of Robin, and as always, I’m very happy with the results.
Model Robin Moss having her hair and makeup done.
Hair piece, handmade silk flowers with pearl and crystal accents.
A beautiful shot by Kevin.
Let me begin with the inspiration for the dress. Robin told me she wanted something flowy, so she can ride a horse in it . I decided to keep the design simple, and add an element to it that would suit this cowgirl’s style: denim. I know this was going to require a little work, as far a fabric manipulation to get it to look more elegant. I added a lace overlay and cut out the negative space. I then beaded over the lace with gold and rose gold bugle beads and gold glass pearls. The skirt was tulle and the body of the dress is made from silk dupioni. The sash is detachable and is made out of silk georgette.
Robin riding Pistol. He was a little camera shy.
Robin and Pistol, my favorite photo.
Model: Robin Moss
Photographer: Kevin Voth
MUAH: Nancy Couture
I managed to capture Kevin's elbow in this shot.
Details, details, details.
A few months ago, I stumbled across this engagement video by a cute little couple here in the heart of Georgia. I shared it with all our Knot Couture friends. I’m sharing it again with you now:
Now, if you aren’t nauseous from that mushy stuff, you are about to be. But first, let me just say that the seamstress and designer did an excellent job on this custom designed dress. I happen to know them both personally. Bravo.
Video Credit: Ray Roman
Bride and Groom: Matt and Ginny
Dress Designer: Chaviano Couture
Seamstress: Erin Bohanon and Annette Chaviano Thurman
Here are some exclusive photos taken by Sylvia Hagar of Erin and I working on our newest collection! See more of her work at http://www.syltastic.com.
Earlier this year, while Erin and I were in the beginning stages of designing our new collection, we were photographed by Sylvia Hagar of Syltastic photography. At the time we were photographed draping long skirts on Roxy Thrasher and picking fabrics and predicting yardages for other designs. There was discussion about carrying over a couple of the short dresses from the first collection by creating long dress versions of them. As of yet, this concept is still being toyed with.
This morning on Atlanta & Company, the commercial for Paris on Ponce had it’s local premier! It will now be revealed to the rest of the world via internet, where it will undoubtable (and hopefully) shared by as many people in my aquaintance as possible. Here it is, folks!
Note: Baudelaires bow tie, the brides wedding gown and the grooms tie are all original designs from Knot Couture, my Joint line with Erin.
Photography Credit: David McNeil
It’s been awhile since I posted anything, Erin and I have been SO busy finalizing the launch of the Spring 2011 collection for our company, Knot Couture. But right now I have news so BIG, I can’t keep it in anymore! Today, we are thrilled to announce the FREE wedding dress giveaway we are hosting with Kat Williams, the Rock N’ Roll Bride! Kat has been SUCH an inspiration to us, and we are looking forward to reading the contest entries from brides telling us why they should win. All you have to do to enter is leave a comment on the post, which you can see here. The giveaway will run for a week, and then the winner will be announced by Kat next Thursday.
Wouldn’t it just be peachy if you won?!
Erin and I will make any dress from our collection currently featured in our Etsy shop, to your specific measurements with the exception of ‘Bambi‘, which is one of a kind. You have 8 dresses to choose from, and each one is as unique as you. Which one is your favorite?
If you havent seen it yet, here is the promotional video made by Yess & No for the giveaway: