be inspired with our catalogue couture

Author Victoria McGregor

25 Aug 2017

The launch of our latest Fabrics, Trimmings and Crystals Catalogue for 2017/2018 has been a resounding success, customer feedback has been that the catalogue is of outstanding quality and an impressive display of exciting new products and influential works of art!


This designers tool guide provides everything from the essentials to the exquisite awe-inspiring couture that can be seen throughout.  So, start designing your dream CHRISANNE CLOVER couture dress, or find the spark for your next idea!


Phones have been ringing off the hook with customers eager to discover how, they too, can achieve these desired couture looks using fabrics, trimmings and crystals available here at CHRISANNE CLOVER. The popularity of this launch continues to grow on social media with the specially made SWAROVSKI couture dress, gaining the most likes on Instagram to date.


To ease further anticipation and to cure the curiosity of those creative minds, I bring to you the couture collection used and their story …


The dazzling front cover shows the craft and precision of our designers and makers, teamed with the finest crystals from SWAROVSKI to bring you this luxurious couture dress.

A stunning black and white asymmetrical number made using a monochrome combination of CHRISANNE CLOVER fabrics and SWAROVSKI crystals. Our Black lycra is used for the bodice, with Black stretch net displayed over the top and down the left arm, with two White lycra diagonal strips across the body. To complete the bodice it is adorned in Silver bead droppers and crystals from SWAROVSKI in Crystal AB, Crystal Shimmer and Crystal. The skirt features a 7 panel flared black satin top skirt, with black organza underskirts. White georgette floats slightly ruched, are displayed proudly from the side and wrapped around the arm, attached to an embellished wristband. Finished perfectly with an embellished choker, made using the new SAWROVSKI Pearls in White. This dress is also pictured on page 40 of the Fabrics, Trimmings and Crystal catalogue.


This stunning Antique Gold Shimmer Latin dress, shown on page 3, with circle frills at the hem and top style line, it is a confident choice for a couture dress that will get you noticed. With lots of movement, flare and sparkle it is a winner on the dance floor.  Embellished with crystals from SWAROVSKI in Crystal AB, Light Colorado Topaz, Golden Shadow, Topaz Shimmer and Silk Shimmer. Finished perfectly with a crystallized chandelier style necklace and embellished gloves.

Page 9 features this sleek and sophisticated Red Velvet Latin dress with Nude panelling and a frilled skirt. Embellished beautifully in CRYSTALS FROM SWAROVSKI in Crystal AB, Light Siam and Siam. The contrasting hem line adds diversity together with the diagonal Nude panel and high neck bodice, creating this silhouette enhancing, beautifully refined Latin dress.


This magnificent Cobalt and Gold Ballroom dress displays endless style and oozes movement and fluidity. It features a Cobalt stretch net, over a lycra bodice with a stunning embellished design using crystals from SWAROVSKI in Crystal AB, Light Colorado Topaz, Golden Shadow, Silk Shimmer and Topaz. The skirt is made up of georgette over satin chiffon godets, with a full Gold organza underskirt, which flows beautifully. The look is completed with a chandelier style necklace and embellished stretch net gloves. Floats ruched at front bust line flowing down the back of the dress and attached to embellished wristbands. This couture dress is featured on page 25 of the catalogue.


 Bedazzling in White and Gold this couture Ballroom dress, found on page 37 of the catalogue, has elegance and class, whilst showing a great amount of creativity with interesting fabrics and embellishments, which gives this couture dress an edge. Made in Mini Zebra foiled lycra, with White georgette over satin chiffon godets together with full organza underskirts. This bodice is crystallised beautifully in CRYSTALS FROM SWAROVSKI in Crystal AB, Light Colorado Topaz, Golden Shadow and Silk Shimmer. Complete with a crystalized necklace and embellished stretch net gloves, with floats floating proudly from centre back to wrists in white georgette.


Here comes the lady in red! Found in the catalogue on page 51, shows this exquisite Cherry Red Ballroom dress with elegant Gold upper bodice design decoration. The sweetheart bodice made from the CHRISANNE CLOVER Cherry Red lustre lycra flows effortlessly into the satin chiffon and georgette skirt, lined with two layers of organza to give that superb fullness.  The Nude stretch net top and sleeves are beautiful laced with applique using our Royal Motif in Bright Gold over the bodice and arms. Embellished in CRYSTALS FROM SWAROVSKI in Crystal AB, Light Silk, Light Colorado Topaz and Silk Shimmer. Finished perfectly with a crystallized choker style necklace and floats floating from centre back to wrist in georgette.


This alluring couture dress is perfect for the ultimate feminine look, featuring shades of pink, floral stretch net and hundreds of SWAROVSKI crystals in Crystal AB, Fuchsia, Rose and Hyacinth Shimmer. This heavily embellished bodice is made in Fuchsia Pink smooth velvet and geometric stretch lace over Sugar Pink lycra. Staggered godets, layered in Fuchsia Pink georgette over satin chiffon, with Sugar Pink organza underskirts, makes up this gorgeous full ballroom skirt. Finished perfectly with embellished velvet gloves, with floats attached floating proudly in Fuchsia Pink georgette. This design can be found on page 57 of the Fabric, Trimmings and Crystal catalogue.


Page 79 displays a beautiful summer Saffron and White Ballroom dress made with ruched Saffron stretch net over a Nude leotard. A shaded handkerchief shaped top skirt layer rests proudly over godets layered in shaded georgette over shaded satin chiffon with White organza underskirts, providing this dress with even more movement and excitement. Embellished in Crystal AB, Crystal, Citrine, Citrine AB and Light Topaz. Complete with an embellished belt and gloves with shaded georgette floats attached.


Another one of our feminine favourites, page 83 shows a gorgeous Pink Ballroom dress with pleating detail. Made in our Pink Tropicana stretch net over lycra. Godets layered with Sugar Pink georgette over Sugar Pink satin chiffon, with a mix of pleated georgette and shaded georgette Pink Tropicana to Bubblegum pieces inserted on top of the godets, creating more texture and fluidity. The skirts finished perfectly with White organza underskirts hemmed with crinoline. A beautiful embellishment design using crystals from SWAROVSKI in Crystal, Crystal AB, Hyacinth Shimmer and Fuchsia Shimmer, swirl up the front of the bodice. Pleated shaded georgette floats floating proudly from each arm completes the look.



Page 92 displays a majestic Blueberry fringe Latin dress, featuring Blueberry stretch net over Nude lycra hemmed with fringe strands fading up the dress shading from Blueberry to Silver. This couture dress is very sexy and extremely stylish, perfect for those Latin numbers! Gorgeous embellishment design using CRYSTALS FROM SWAROVSKI in Crystal, Cobalt and Light Sapphire Shimmer. Finished perfectly with 4 embellished armbands completing the look.


Saving the best for last, is our most sought after, specially made SWAROVSKI dress, to show off just how exquisite the crystals are and to capture your imagination. The possibilities are endless with our ever-growing, vast range of colours, shapes and stone sizes for you to choose from.

 Shown from page 106 onwards, this magnificent Black and Cappuccino American Smooth Ballroom dress, is made with Cappuccino stretch net over a Silver metallic lycra bodice to give it that magnificent sheen. Awe inspiringly embellished both front and back, in crystals from SWAROVSKI in Crystal AB, Crystal and Crystal Shimmer. A 7 panel flared skirt made from our Black stretch satin, which flows beautifully from the scalloped bodice. Complete with embellished Cappuccino stretch net gloves to finish the look.



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