Laoise Carey 'Children of Lir' Bridal Gown
Laoise Carey patchwork silk asymmetric slip dress with side train and crochet doily overlay.
The hem of this dress is constructed from remnant triangular pieces left over after cutting on the bias, and drapes gradually to the floor into a train on the wearers left hand side.
The doily overlay is fully removable so both pieces can be worn separately. It is created entirely from vintage doilys and crochet trims.One of the doileys features a circle of 3D swans with red beaks. Swans are considered a symbol of fidelity, love, and devotion, and are associated the Irish legend: 'The Children of Lir'.
Slip Dress: 100% Upcycled Silk. Overlay: Cotton Mix Vintage Doilies with Silk Straps.
Due to the nature of vintage textiles & hand made garments, slight imperfections may be visible, which add to the character & story behind each upcycled piece.
Dry clean only.