The White Wedding Dress. Preview night at Bendigo Art Gallery


Presenting the most romantic, glamorous and extravagant wedding dresses from the Victoria & Albert Museum’s superb collection.

Richard Nylon with Sharon Wells from The Bendigo Art Gallery and Gwendolynne Burkin.

Wedding Dress by Gwendolynne Burkin. Veil by Richard Nylon

Designer Toni Maticevski in the spotlight.

Wedding dress by Sir Norman Hartnell 1901-1979. Royal Warrant  as Dressmaker to Queen Elizabeth 11

Linda Britten and Laura Anderson. This stunning dress, which laces up at the back, was designed by Linda for Laura’s wedding.

Romance was Born (foreground) designed by Anna Plunkett & Luke Sales

Brides hair piece by Milliner Richard Nylon.

Designed by Vivian Westwood for American burlesque artist Dita Von Teese marriage to Marilyn Manson in 2005

Sisters Kathie Beenie and Sue Napier ‘s great,great grandmother’s wedding dress features in the exhibition with niece Hannah McConachy (centre).

Wedding dress by Christian Lacroix