This very eye-catching design shouldn’t even be in the contest, because according to our exhaustive (and exhausting) Terms And Conditions, entrants must be residents of the U.S. This entrant, Gabrielle, lives in the U.K. She wrote:
“I took part with gusto but unfortunately didn’t
But Gabrielle’s design is so interesting, we thought it would be fun to hear more about it.
My very good friends who live out in your GORGEOUS country of America are massive fans of your comic strip, and as soon as they saw the competition they emailed me and basically told me I HAD to enter – they thought that my designs would work perfectly for the bride. I was
My inspiration for bridal wear is always the romantic and elegant. I look for florals, lace and soft whimsical materials which I then weave into a design, but also depending on the bride can tone it down for a simpler palette. I love to work with different fabrics and patterns to create
I’m a graphic designer by day, (www.stormdesignprint.com) but more interestingly by night I design gowns and lingerie for a virtual game called Second Life, whereby people log into Second Life with their avatars, visit my store, pick items they love and then pay me real money to
My other passions are my comical blog whereby I’m on the hunt for life after death (https://flickeringlightblog.wordpress.com) and more recently I’m working on a campaign for body confidence for women, whereby just this week I posed for a photoshoot in my undies for
Gabrielle submitted a total of 6 designs. Here are her others: