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Paris Photos Ready to Share!

So excited that the photos Emma took from Sweet Events photography of our Paris photoshoot last month are ready! Take a look at the full A Parisian Dream Collection here.

Vinka Lucas Vintage Gown Made the News!

Thrilled to see this story make the news! Vinka’s gorgeous gown has a new home at the Musem and wonderful  journey getting there. Excited to be part of it. Click here to check out the article on NewsHub!

Paris Photoshoot!

Exciting news for us. Finally booked a family holiday so taking off for a few weeks end June. BUT we will be staying 5 nights in Paris to do various photoshoots for Vinka Design!  I can’t wait! Helena Turner my beautiful daughter will be there with me to model and we are meeting up with...

Showing at the Hitch’d Wedding Fair !

    Excited that we will be exhibiting  for the first time at the gorgeous boutique Hitch’d  Wedding Fair in two weeks time! Held at shed 1, Corbans Estate Arts Centre on the 20th and 21st of May.  Hope we see you there! Go to or buy a ticket at the door for only $10.00

The Bride and Groom Show 2017

Two weeks to go until the Bride and Groom show. And we have been busy! Creating with so many gorgeous laces which have been arriving from all over the world, it means our workroom is a real treasure trove and hot bed of inspiration! We’re planning to release some of our new collection at the show, some which will...

New Zealand Weddings’ 2016 Bride of the Year

In the latest issue of New Zealand Weddings they named our gorgeous bride Sophie McCarthy Bride of the Year for 2016! Her wedding was so beautiful and she looked fantastic, so in our opinion the title is definitely well-deserved. You can check out the article in the magazine itself or have a look at some...

‘The Design Flies’ Feature in NZ Weddings Magazine

For their latest issue NZ Weddings got in touch with four of our brides and interviewed them on their experience getting a dress made for them. They also got some of my thoughts on the design process for each of them, and even included some of the original concept sketches we made prior to bringing...

‘Dress of My Dreams’ Article in Viva Magazine

I recently had the honour of being asked by Viva to partake in an article about bridal trends! It came out in the Wednesday 23rd September Weddings Edition of the Viva magazine that comes with the New Zealand Herald. I was asked to comment on how bridal trends have changed in recent years, how fashion trends...

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