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Client Portfolio

Here are some examples of Zen's work. The pictures include bridal wear, formal wear, occasional wear, summer dresses and children wear. Some of the outfits are copies of a favourite dress of a client's. For a more updated gallery for Bespoke and Alterations look on the Facebook page. The Pictures below show first toile fits, outfits in various stages before completion and completely finished outfits.The fabrics are all given by clients for each project.

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Red Dress with Stole

I made this dress for a lovely client.This was a copy of a dress client loved.I designed a matching stole with a fringe all done by hand with swarovski crystals.

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Silk & Chiffon Ball Gown

A lot of swarovski bling for a lovely clients 60th Birthday at a ball. Made everything from scratch the dress had an inner corset as well.

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Polka Dotted Summer dress

A summer dress to celebrate polka dots :) with a hem that has piping attached to make it more bouncy!

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Reversible White dress

It's a reversible dress, geometric on one side and floral on the other.

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Black reversible /Plaid taffeta

This was a completely reversible dress that can be worn three ways as shown( picture on left when dress incomplete) .

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Close-up of reversible dress

Just to show a clearer picture. I used a reversible zip for the dress.

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Floral Skirt

It's a double circle skirt with piping all around the hem

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Flower girl outfit

I made two of the same design . One in peach and this one for a lovely client.

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Knot twist dress

Its a dress done in silk jersey. A work in progress I will put a picture of the complete dress soon.

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Floral Double circle skirt Dress

Its a dress with a double circle skirt front and back with collar and hand made covered buttons.

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Geometric Double circle skirt Dress

Its a dress with a double circle skirt front and back with collar and hand made covered buttons.

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Woolen Coat

Its a panelled coat with a collar and two piece sleeve. I made it from scratch using draping method.

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Cotton Jersey dress

The client had a dress which I copied . I then lowered the pleated part as it was more flaterring than the original.

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Cotton Jersey knot dress

This is the rough toile stage of the knot twist dress shown earlier.

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Floral dress

I first did a toile rough fit and made this dress for a client to her measurements.

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Mother of Bride dress

The client had a lump at the back so I made this dress for her and catered to her body shape.

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Wedding dress

A weddding dress with the netting in red and red ribbon edging as the client wanted

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First fit stage

This was a 1950s inspired dress for client's own wedding. The skirt was a full circle skirt with layers of netting underneath and a shrug.

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Mid fit stage

This was how the dress looked at the mid stage fitting.The hem and shrug had a shaped satin band all finished by hand.

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Final Fit

This was a three piece suit.It was for the client's Wedding.

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Wedding Ensemble

The outfit was made from scratch and had swarovski crystals around the neckline I also made matching hair combs for this lovely client.

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Hand Crochet

I made this for my niece when she was born. I did all the crochet by hand.

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Black Halter-neck

I designed the top for a client. We just made the front slit smaller so it could be more wearable. It had two ties at the back.

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Hankerchief top (Bohemian Look)

My own design. It has a tie at the back and three long necklace dangling under the tie. All the beadwork is my own work.

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Hankerchief top Closer look

The necklace piece and the embroidered beadwork is all my work. Beads were supplied by client.

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Single Shoulder Top

My own design. The top had a shoulder piece that you could drape over or wear around the neck.It had a bead fringe all around.

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Kaftan top with trousers

I made this kaftan with matching trousers. I did the collar and neckline with Mirror work,silk thread and bead-sequin embroidery

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