shimmer and shine couture

Author Victoria McGregor

19 Oct 2020

Shimmer and shine in utter elegance with our striking collection of couture that features metallics in luscious textures, beautifully enhanced with Swarovski® Crystals ...

'Shimmer and Shine is a beautiful collection, guaranteed to gleam and glitter under the lights of the Ballroom.  Whether its laden with stunning Swarovski® crystals or wrapped in our unique array of shine fabrics!



UK size 12

'It’s hard to go past the radiance of head to toe shimmer and none more so than this dress BDD884NN. The silver tone embodies opulence and the beautiful satin chiffon skirt is sure to move like liquid metal across the floor. And don’t forget those decedent silver beads, draped over the design, creating even more movement ensuring you catch the light at every turn.'

Phoebe Ratcliff Reid, Couture Designer




This dazzling Ballroom dress features Midnight Sky Starlight Stretch Net that adorns the bodice creating a dazzling shine, embellished with Swarovski crystals in colours Light Sapphire, Majestic Blue and Cobalt. White Marabou feather boa beautifully drapes over the bodice, that cascades over the shoulders and floats down from each wrist. Perfectly marrying with the feather boa trim that adorns the skirt hem for a luxurious finish. 





This rainbow Ballroom dress features an exquisite ombre print expertly pleated across the bodice. Black smooth velvet adorns the bust flowing through to the centre back adding a luxurious texture. Pleated organza adorns the skirt and floats, beautifully embellished in Crystals from Swarovski® including colours Hyacinth Shimmer, Tangerine Shimmer, Citrine Shimmer, Light Sapphire Shimmer, Sunshine DeLite, Peach DeLite, Lavender DeLite, Laguna DeLite and Ocean DeLite.





This Purple Rain Ballroom dress features a velvet gloss bodice and sleeves that creates a dazzling wet look shine, teamed with stretch net sides and back for the perfect contrasting texture. Beautifully embellished in Crystals from Swarovski® in Purple Velvet, Meridian Blue, Volcano, Tangerine Shimmer, Tangerine, Fire Opal and Topaz. Skirts are layered with satin chiffon over organza underskirts, with georgette floats floating from centre back wrists. 



This Saffron couture features a metallic lycra bodice and is embellished beautifully in Crystals from Swarovski® in colours Crystal, Jonquil, Citrine Shimmer and Yellow Opal. Skirts are layered with georgette over satin chiffon, with organza underskirts. 






This silver and blue Ballroom dress features a metallic lycra bodice embellished beautifully in Crystals from Swarovski® in Crystal, combined with cosmic sew on crystals creating a rich shine. Skirts are layered in silver satin chiffon over white satin chiffon, with white organza underskirts. 









This White and Gold Ballroom dress features white stretch net that is beautifully embellished in Crystals from Swarovski® including colours Crystal AB, Citrine Shimmer, Blue Zircon Shimmer, Cobalt Shimmer and Silk Shimmer. The skirts are panelled with metallic gold lycra and white lycra, adorned with feather fringe layered over white organza underskirts. 




A fabulous colour contrast of Midnight Sky and Gold, this Ballroom dress features stretch net with a lustre lycra bodice enhanced with Crystals from Swarovski® in colours Metallic Sunshine, Light Silk, Light Colorado Topaz and Light Colorado Topaz Shimmer. A beautiful scalloped skirt layered with satin chiffon over gold organza underskirts is trimmed with crinoline creating magnificent volume and movement.  




Shimmer under the spotlights in this blueberry and silver smooth Ballroom dress beautifully embellished in Crystals from Swarovski® in Cobalt Shimmer, Majestic Blue, Heliotrope, Tanzanite, Burgundy DeLite and Army Green DeLite. Satin chiffon skirts feature a split on the left side front enhancing elegant footwork. Accessorized with boa wristbands completing the look.




Dazzle in Black in this exquisite Ballroom dress combining textures for the ultimate shine. Featuring our New fabrics Apollo velvet for a smooth bodice, teamed with our NEW Disco Jersey that flows beautifully from the left sleeve down to the right hip. Embellished in Crystals from Swarovski® in Jet, Crystal and AB, accessorized with a crystallized necklace.  Skirts are layered in georgette with a Starlight godet feature on the right side, resting over black satin chiffon with organza underskirts. 



This dazzling Silver Ballroom dress features Silver metallic lycra that flows down the dress, teamed with side panels in  lycra  that is trimmed beautifully with white feather fringe, layered over white organza underskirts, with silver satin chiffon floats. Embellished in Crystals from Swarovski® in Crystal AB, Crystal, Light Grey DeLite, Crystal Shimmer, Rose Gold, Vintage Rose, Light Peach, Topaz Shimmer, Province Lavender, Tanzanite Shimmer, Heliotrope, Cobalt and White Opal. 





This dazzling Midnight Sky Ballroom dress has a stunning criss cross gold ribbon design that adds a luxurious elegance to this couture. Beautifully adorned with Crystals from Swarovski® in Light Colorado Topaz and Montana. Skirts are layered with satin chiffon layered over organza underskirts trimmed with pleated crinoline, creating fantastic volume and bounce. 






This blueberry Ballroom dress dazzles in all the right places with its velvet gloss bodice wet look shine, enhanced perfectly with an array of Swarovski® crystals exploding in colours Crystal and Light Rose. A dazzling collection of set in stones brings to life the intricate crystallized patterns creating a brilliant encrusted finish. Electric Pink contrasts with Blueberry in underskirts and floats for the ultimate finishing touch.






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