Alison had no idea what style of wedding dress she wanted but with her engagement being only six months, she had to find one fast! She tried on some dresses by Collette Dinnigan and Lisa Ho, but none of them seemed to be ‘the one’.
Then Alison’s good friend Joanna Fantasia, a fashion designer, stepped in and said she would create the bride’s wedding dress! Using an image of an Alex Perry dress Alison loved, together they designed the perfect wedding dress. The skirt featured 80 metres of tulle, and Alison was in the unique position of being able to see every stage of her dress being made, as well as getting to pick out every detail, such as the diamante belt.
Alison had two bridesmaids by her side, maid of honour Jess, and Amanda. Joanna Fantasia also made the bridesmaids’ dresses. They opted for a light purple silk, with darker purple detailing. The backless dresses also featured pearl buttons.