Beautifully crafted gowns with only the finest fabrics and laces sourced from around the world, created the old fashioned way – by hand.
Exquisite Vinka Design Gowns
Veils, Head Pieces, Jewellery
A sneak peak into a Vinka Brides wedding
Styling by the best creatives
From pencil sketches to couture gowns.
Established by Vinka Lucas, an entrepreneur who paved the way for modern bridal design and haute couture evening wear in New Zealand starting from the early 1960s. The label’s founding principles of New Zealand made design and an emphasis on creating beautiful, timeless wedding gowns have endured through the decades and today Vinka Design stands alone in its heritage of design and romanticism. The award-winning work of Vinka included distinguished clientele from the worlds of opera, stage, royalty, diplomatic circles, beauty pageants and special charity events. Over recent years Vinka Design has become a family business and today Vinka Design is led by Vinka Lucas’ daughter Anita, a talented designer and former model. Anita understands the importance of enhancing your best features and providing exceptional design creativity along with an emphasis on customer service which Vinka Design is famous for.
Meeting you for a personal consultation is the first step to discuss your ideas in detail. We are here to help you find the right style for you. Come in and try on gowns from our in-house designer collection. We can then determine which fabrics you like and begin the process of sketching and collaborating with you to create your dream gown. Plus we will provide you with a quote that is all-inclusive – no hidden costs or surprises!
At Vinka Design, we are with you every step of the way – we understand that it’s more than JUST a dress.
Consultation fees are credited when purchasing a gown from our in-house or custom made collection.
Thank you so very much for my amazing wedding dress! I felt so beautiful! The cut, and fabric was perfect. A slight breeze on the day really brought the dress to life. I received so many compliments and couldn't have been happier with your design and level of service. The whole process was a breeze and you really were able to capture what I wanted. You made me feel special and beautiful at every fitting and especially on my wedding day! Thank you again for everything. It was an absolute pleasure working with you!
Dear Anita Thank you so much for making my beautiful 'dream dress'!! I had so many lovely compliments, I really felt like a million dollars!! Big thanks to you and your team for all your hard work. Jacinda xxx
Dear Anita and Team, We just want to send a massive thanks for all your incredible work and time you put in to making me the most adorable dream wedding dress. I have never felt so happy, so amazing and special as I did on my wedding day. You all did an amazing job for me and I don't know what I would have done without you! Lots of love from Kent and Amy Simmons xo