Evening Couture

The Evening Couture section is a fusion of SPECTACULAR ensembles all BEAUTIFULLY crafted from EXQUISITE fabrics.

SPRING/SUMMER 2011/2012: “ÉLÉMENTS DE L’ART”-Form, shape, line, texture, colour

This capsule collection’s inspiration was drawn from the 5 elements of Art/Design.  These basic principles merged together convey synchronization in every creation, throughout the entire line-up of bespoke ensembles.  We combined well constructed foundations, structural pleating with diaphanous textures resulting in fashion forward silhouettes accentuating the natural shape, poise and presence of a woman.

The outfits create a narrative of our muse gracefully embracing luxurious fabrics, stateliness and effortless style in her existence.  Each of the looks communicates GELIEFT’s unique design style, portrayed as ECCENTRICALLY CLASSIC, the unexpected juxtaposition of two style characteristics in harmony.

All ensembles in combination of lustrous silk, satins, sheer organzas, translucent bridal tulles and intricate laces.

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Ethereal Glimpse:  Organic Pleated Gold Lurex Silk, Coloured Bridal Tulle skirt, Bow and Flower detail Luxe Midnight:  Chantilly Lace, Bias Satin and Silk bask, Tiered skirt in Sheer Organza, Silk/Velvet Bow detail with Crystal Broach

Credits:  Photography by Jan Ras, Model Lynne from ICE Genetics, Make-up by Janita Toerien and jewelry by VERA’S Bridal Collection.


The inspiration for this ultra FEMININE Editorial (Bridal- & Evening Couture, Prêt-à-Porter) is ‘The Dream Sequence’ - a brief interlude from reality. The interlude evolves into the FANTASY of each woman! A visual FEAST of finely crafted attire, perfectly tailored to adorn her BEAUTIFUL physic and reveal her inner GODDESS.  All ensembles in combinations of lustrous silks, intricate laces, soft fluid chiffons and translucent bridal tulles.

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Forest: Hand Dyed Sparkle Bridal Tulle, Mock Suede, Hand Beading with Ostrich Eggshell Disks Glimpse: Gold Silk Lurex, Dupion Silk, Embroided Mesh, Lace Applique Phoenix:  Ombre Silk Chiffon and Satin, Hand Beading, Silk Flowers Black Swan:  Dupion Silk, Corded Lace Applique, Black Tulle Elegance:  Pleated Metallic Shot Chiffon, Black Duchess Satin, Corded Chantilly Lace, Hand Beaded Ruffle Puffs

Credits:  Photography by Theunis Stofberg, Make-up by Anna Pepper/The Refinery

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