Real Story: Custom Black Gothic Wedding Dress

In a world where traditional white weddings dominate, the allure of a gothic wedding dress unfolds a captivating tale of romance, individuality, and unconventional elegance. This article delves into the real-life story behind a couple who dared to defy norms and embraced the darkly enchanting allure of gothic style.

Names– Jayde and Jonathan 

Date– 18.11.23

Wedding Location– Falkirk Scotland 

Black gothis wedding dress designed by Dressarte Paris

Q: How did you meet? Tell us about the proposal.

We worked together, nothing to exciting). The proposal was during Covid, he decorated our dining room and ordered food the played our song whilst he proposed! I hated the idea of a public proposal so this was perfect! 

Q: Tell us about your wedding! What was the inspiration behind your day? Did you have a specific theme, style or color palette?

The theme was books we had both read and the colour them was red, black with a hint of orange. We also did a Celtic hand fasting.

Q: Let’s talk wedding decor. How did you decorate your space for the ceremony and the reception? Was any part of the decor DIY?

 I fully DIYed the wedding all the center pieces where books with flowers coming out of them the name cards. To be noted, our  library cards all hand stamped the seating plan where drawn books with the guests names as the covers.

Q: What were some of your favorite parts of your wedding?

I loved the getting ready with my girls and of course the ceremony just being with my person was the best thing! 

Q: Let’s talk fashion. How did you both choose your wedding day look? 

I knew I wanted black but I never told my husband i was wearing black gothic wedding dress so I had to coordinate his look a little so we would match.

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Q: What was the most anticipated or special moment of your wedding day?

The cake cutting I think we had a sword to cut with and it was a lot harder to do than you think made is both laugh.

Q: Do you have any wedding planning or marriage advice that you’d like to share with other couples planning their day?

Organise everything by tables put the table name on a box or envelope and put everything for that table in the box with a picture of how you want the table layout to look! And then enjoy yourself!! 

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  1. My wedding dress turned out exactly as I had envisioned. The process was smooth and easy. Nathalie was quick to respond and during the fitting process she was excellent at prompting me for answers about things I hadn’t thought of such as arm movement, specific spots I should double check, etc. The only change I would make is to indicate that prices are in USD.

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  2. I feared this to be the most stressful part of planning our wedding, but the team at Dressarte made it an enjoyable, confidence boosting and easy endeavour. They were incredibly helpful and accommodating, and gave brilliant options for both budget and style. The dressmaker they paired with with has incredible talent, and turned my vision into a work of art. Thank you all so much!

  3. Extremely fun process that yielded a perfect dress. I was super picky and the team sent me many rounds of fabric options until I was happy. The dress itself was super well made and everyone at my wedding was blown away by it. I would 100% use Dressarte for special events again in the future.

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  4. A wonderful experience creating back-to-office dresses, from first ideas through my mistakes in measurements to final the dress-for-success debut. Thank you for the kindness, design talent, and attention to detail that guided every stitch and every conversation. Thank you truly for the gift of clothes that fit me as I am and help me feel good about where I am. Finding Dressarte Paris was such a happy discovery !

  5. We were married last week and we had an amazing day with friends and family. The wedding was perfect. And so was my dress. I was so happy with it, just what I imagined and I had lots of compliments too.

    We don’t yet have our photographs from the photographer, but it really was beautiful and I’m so happy that I had my dress made by Dressarte. Thank you again.