Craving High Fashion? Moira Hughes Couture Just Dropped the Alchemy Collection
You know that rush you get when you something you absolutely love and immediately begin picturing you having it, wearing it, strutting in it — Bottega Veneta boots, Hermès handbag, Cartier necklace, Balenciaga dress… ‘k so I’m a brand-name type of girl (if you’re judging, don’t). Well, that’s what happened when I first saw one of Moira Hughes’ couture wedding dresses. If my eyes could’ve turned into the emoji with the hearts in ‘em, they would’ve. This is le dress I’m talking about:
Carina (literally made for dancing the night away), a sparkling dress with sheer tulle sleeves adorned with a linear sequin feature.
That’s from the New Alchemy Collection, BTW
What’s the Alchemy Collection?
Moira Hughes, Founder and Designer of Moira Hughes Couture, discusses the collection and shares, “Love is the alchemy that transforms ordinary things into precious ones.”
It’s time for you to go into the world of Alchemy with this collection that is “inspired by the magical process of transformation, where something flat takes form and shape. [T]his collection embodies the essence of creation and metamorphosis. Much like an alchemist turns base metals into precious ones, this collection skilfully plays with the fluidity of drape, the incorporation of pearls and crystal, transformative additions, and hand-beaded details.
“In Alchemy, you'll discover gowns that go beyond the traditional, where each is a testament to the artistry of transformation. Alchemy is designed for the bride who seeks something truly distinctive. It’s for the [bride] who embraces transformational details and craves a touch of high fashion and personality in her gown. A gown that is meticulously crafted to be an extension of her identity, a dress that feels like ‘her.’”
Dresses from the Alchemy Collection
These dresses aren’t just garments; they are reflections of the bride’s inner essence. —Moira Hughes
Lyra, a traditional gown with an elongated waist, Jacquard detail, featuring a longline corset and ballerina cinch belt with removable statement puff sleeves.
Lennox, a subtle sweetheart neckline all in textured satin with ruched elements and detachable draped off-the-shoulder sleeves.
Juniper, an A-line gown with an illusion boatneck, tulle and organza twirl layers, adorned with pearls, petals and ornate beading of crystal detailing.
Ode, a halter neck and illusion pearl back with contouring seam lines.
Solis, a V-neckline with cap sleeves and intricate beading.
Oriana, a daring low back with sleeves embellished with hand-sewn pearls.
Adelite, an A-line illusion overlay skirt and detachable halter neck.
Aster, a long puffy-sleeved jumpsuit.
Tide, an A-line gown with pearl accents.
Windsor, a classic dress with a high slit and ultra low back with hand-sewn pearls.
Dawn, an A-line gown with a translucent V-neck illusion bodice that’s cinched at the waist by a beaded tulle belt, featuring a low-V back.
Ora, a short tuxedo-style dress with pearl lapels and three-quarter sleeves in rich textured crepe.
Seren, a romantic silk chiffon gown.
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