Friday, September 5, 2008

shrugs: bonzie and countessa

{ french vanilla bridal wrap by bonzie }

for you shrug fans, here are two sellers making fun couture wraps. bonzie, from waterford, ireland, makes exquisite neovictorian, steampunk, and vintage inspired clothes, often using upcycled materials. for the moment she's not currently taking on custom orders as she works through a waiting list -- popular!

Black Rococco WrapRococco Tea Stain Bridal Wrap
The Rococco Tulle Wrap with Raw Silk Handmade BloomsRaspberry Nights Ethereal Wrap
Crinkle Rust Autumn Embellished WrapDESIGN YOUR OWN Couture Neck Adornment

countessa is a chicago-based seamstress also creating gorgeous vintage-inspired gear, with bold colors and some great alternatives for the offbeat bride:

Harlequin Series - Victorian Shoulder Wrap Shrug Navette Series - Victorian Shoulder Wrap Shrug
Enchantress Victorian Bustle Gown CUSTOM MADEHarlequin Series - Victorian Shoulder Wrap Shrug
Decadent Doll Series - Victorian Shoulder Wrap Shrug Claret Double Roses Feather Hair Clip
Sumptuous Starlet Wedding Gown SALE Size 8 (M)Navette Series - Victorian Shoulder Wrap Shrug
{each photo links to its shop}


  1. LOL! I've been admiring her stuff for a while and posted a shrug I've coveted for a while a few hours ago!

  2. These are so beautiful, especially the first one.

  3. How gorgeous! Wish I had known about these shrugs when I got married. :)

  4. These are unique yet so very elegant and gorgeous.

  5. those shrugs are so different. i totally love the white one! Great blog you have here. I'll be refering my brides to your site.

  6. LOVE Bonzie's work!!! :))

    Countessa's stuff is fab too...never came across it before...must spend more time on Etsy...LOL

    Great blog!!

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  8. These are absolutely gorgeous. I must have these for my wedding Boutique in Milan , Italy.


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