You’ve dropped by before when we were discussing Australian bridal designers, right? Because pretty sure these geographically down-under gowns are becoming favorites of every bride out there currently. One of my good friends (who’s a wedding planner) is actually opening up her own dress atelier in January, and she made it a mission to buy up several well-known Aussie designers - because the dresses are just so next level. I can’t even wait till she opens the doors, because I know I’ll be stalking her stock. But in any case, while we’re on the subject of Australian Gold, the luxury bridal brand, Bo & Luca just launched its online boutique this month and the Temple gowns are ready to go home. We got an exclusive look at them, and they’ll be commandeering our dreams for the rest of the week…
Here’s what the Temple collection has on tap
Through Creative Director Shannon Pittman’s interest in photography, architecture and contemporary culture, an alternative approach to bridal wear was found. Temple by Bo & Luca reflects a sense of effortless, modern femininity that takes its cue from the bold, iconic heroines of decades past. Focused on fine embroidery, intricate craftsmanship, and a contemporary fit, Temple by Bo & Luca maintains a luxury quality and design aesthetic that is accessible to women globally. The latest styles feature delightful flounces and frills adorned with the brand’s signature hand-beaded floral designs. Silken satins and diaphanous layers of tulle are hand-dyed in loose leaf White tea to lend each gown a unique ivory hue (this is amazing, makes me think of school projects when I younger and used to use coffee or tea to stain notes and articles and make them look older). With form flattering cuts, bridal separates, and price points suitable for all budgets, the Temple by Bo & Luca collection will delight and inspire brides to be. The Temple by Bo & Luca collection is available to purchase exclusively online.
And what we love about the selection is how mix and matchy you can get. You don’t have to decide on one gown for the day, you can wear one top for the ceremony and a different top for the reception, or change up your skirt and rock one for the aisle and one for the dance floor. Everything is beautiful and fiercely feminine, while being whimsy and boho at the same time. Truthfully, as rested and relaxed as these brides look, there’s still an underlying princess vibe in all of them. Whether they’re putting their tiaras on or venturing out into the bold spring/summer air with fresh sunshine cascading on their faces, these brides-to-be are embracing the surrealness that is their wedding day.
Now about those separates…
We absolutely love the Avalon, Chester, Hudson, and York (the open back and organza flutter sleeves on this dress are stunning), but we’re all about the flexibility in the separates of this collection.
Top: Shop the Aspen Top
The Fulton Skirt is the definition of femininity and elegance, made from layer upon layer of the dreamiest tulle. The skirt is fitted around the waist and hips before falling into a dramatic train. It can be paired with the Reno or the Aspen top for a magical wedding day ensemble.
Top: Shop the Reno Top
The Rio Skirt is made from the silkiest of satins, and this semi-fitted, floor length skirt is the ideal, pared-back addition to your wedding day ensemble. Satin godet insets add volume and movement to this high waisted skirt, making it perfect for sashaying on the dance floor. When paired with the intricate Reno Top, this skirt is taken to new levels of alluring.
Not to mention, the names are just plain fun. Can’t you imagine slipping on the wrap silhouette Scarlett, feeling it cinch around your waist, and then getting all the accompanying sexy feels? The gown falls into elegant ripples that cascade to the floor and the V-neckline and open back ensure an even more flattering and seductive fit. 🙌🙌🙌
Feeling transported to the Temple? Yep, us tooGet your hands on this electric collection RN, shop now - online only!
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