Love Story Collection - Romantic & sensual designs for the modern bride | Caroline Castigliano

Love Story

“Romantic and sensual, the Love Story collection is designed for the modern bride who enjoys the qualities of classic couture fused with modern style.”

We are proud to present to you our 2021 ‘Love Story’ collection.

Stunning laces and tailored silhouettes create showing stopping pieces, with designs perfect for a religious ceremony along with understated gowns ideal for a beach or vineyard wedding.

World renowned for corsetry and the beautiful architecture of the gowns, Love Story sees the continuation of classic Castigliano understated style with innovative new styles that offer day to night chic combinations.

The “Castigliano” Collection

Brielle

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Whimsical, playful and unquestionably feminine, the Brielle bridal gown combines sumptuous satin faced silk organza and exquisitely embellished applique lace for a fairy-tale finish. The ultra-feminine camisole shaped boned bodice is finished with raised applique georgette flowers and glistening paillettes, which delicately cascade over the top of the skirt.

The luxurious silk organza circle skirt is layered over soft tulle, and the whole look is finished with concealed side pockets for a modern twist.

Emilie

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3 layers of lace adorn this exquisitely crafted wedding dress – the top layer is hand-beaded with glistening pearls and paillettes, and overlays decadent corded lace and delicate Chantilly.

The stretch bustier bodice is supported by steel bones and uplifting underwired bust cups, which makes the bride feel simply incredible. The bustier bodice is offset by a soft layered tulle A-line skirt for a romantic and beguiling bridal silhouette.

Kassie

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A modern take on the traditional wedding gown, the beauty of Kassie is in the luxury of the fabric.

Eternally romantic, the plunge neckline bodice features corded lace overlaying soft tulle layers and is off-set by delicate Chantilly sleeves for a multi-dimensional effect. The bodice is left sheer and alluring, whilst the bust is gently supported by padded cups.

Frilled lace cuffs are lavishly finished with satin buttons and loops, which also run the length of the spine. Sumptuous silk organza is layered over soft tulle for the full circle skirt and, for a contemporary twist, the gown has side pockets which are concealed in the side seams.

Ella

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This elegant designer gown is perfect for the bride who favours clean lines and refined elegance. Expertly crafted from exquisite, fluid Italian Cady that drapes around the body and pools gracefully to the floor.

The Silk Satin corset features a deep sweetheart neckline, which frames the décolletage and lengthens the body, drawing the eyes to the cinched waist. The soft fit and flare skirt has an elegant, feminine shape which fits snuggly over the hips and flares away at the top of the thigh. The waist is finished with a satin ribbon to enhance the waist line.

Rouchelle Bow

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Romantic yet modern, this embroidered statement bow pairs beautifully with the Ella gown, and can simply be removed to reinvent the look of your bridal gown between ceremony and celebration.

Jennifer Shrug

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The impact of the Jennifer shrug is really reflected in the modern laser cut applique lace.

The high neckline looks majestic, paired with the feminine cap sleeves, and the exposed keyhole back makes a true style statement as the bride walks the aisle. The centre back is finished with our luxurious silk satin buttons.

Nicolette

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A stylish option for the modern bride, the Nicolette gown features clean lines offset by statement sleeves. The proportions are perfectly balanced by the elongating deep V-neckline, which is mirrored on the front and the back of the gown, and the elegant fluid fit-and-flare skirt.

Sumptuous Italian Cady is perfectly complemented by the soft, sheer silk georgette sleeves which billow around the arms as the bride moves. The look is finished with deep crepe cuffs which fasten with deluxe crepe buttons and loops.

Lilianne

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The Lilianne wedding gown offers carefree glamour for the contemporary bride. Glittering beaded lace adorns the scoop neckline boned bodice, whilst lush silk georgette swirls around the legs for a lighter than air feel.

The daring thigh split is softened by the flowing fabrics and offset by the glamour of the sparkling beadwork.

Decadence

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Truly timeless, this Italian Silk bridal gown features a striking off-the-shoulder cuff.

The classic tailoring and the shimmering silk satin fabrics combine for a gown that is opulent and feminine, calling on traditional couture techniques in its construction. The boned canvas corset cinches in the waist, and the full circle skirt flares from the waist to enhance the hourglass silhouette.

The cuff sits just below the décolletage, sensuously drawing the eye to the shoulders and optically making the waist appear even smaller. The gown is finished with a structured leather-backed belt which highlights the cinched waist.

The skirt features luxurious, Silk Satin Faced Organza which is layered over swathes of soft tulle for a dream-like effect that swirls and dances as the bride moves. Pockets are concealed in the side seams for a contemporary edge.

Avryll

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Intricate beaded vines adorn this exquisite bridal designer dress.

The beautiful beadwork is layered over soft tulle for pretty, glistening texture and movement. The sumptuous satin bodice is constructed with classic Castigliano corsetry to sculpt the body and elevate the relaxed look with the confidence of couture construction.

Roxy Shrug

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A modern upgrade on traditional bridalwear, the Roxy shrug with Roxanne skirt is daring but sophisticated.

Juxtaposing statement sleeves and an exposed midriff with classic, corded lace this bridal outfit is for the modern bride looking to stand out on her wedding day. Kept soft and sheer, the panelled lace fishtail skirt is paired with a high neck, balloon sleeve shrug which has been inspired by Edwardian era tailoring for a modern twist on classic bridalwear.

Roxanne Skirt

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A modern upgrade on traditional bridalwear, the Roxy shrug with Roxanne skirt is daring but sophisticated. Juxtaposing statement sleeves and an exposed midriff with classic, corded lace this bridal outfit is for the modern bride looking to stand out on her wedding day.

Kept soft and sheer, the panelled lace fishtail skirt is paired with a high neck, balloon sleeve shrug which has been inspired by Edwardian era tailoring for a modern twist on classic bridalwear.

Camille Skirt

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Luxurious Silk Satin Faced Organza is layered over swathes of soft tulle for the Camille skirt.

Cut as a circle for a soft, romantic effect, the skirt also features concealed side pockets for a surprise twist.

Blanche Shrug

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For the modern bride who dreams of versatility on their wedding day, the Blanche shrug with Camille skirt is an outstanding bridal option.

The shrug is constructed as a body suit – ensuring that it is comfortable and secure for the bride – and can easily be changed for the all important day-to-night transition. The delicate Chantilly lace is exquisitely embroidered for added flair, and finished with silk satin covered buttons which run up the cuffs and the central back.

Yvette Bodice

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Embroidered lace is layered over sequins and Chantilly lace for added dimension on this bridal bustier bodice separate.

The stretch power mesh base is constructed on steel bones which support the body, whilst moulded cups lift and enhance the bust with underwires for support.

Delphine Skirt

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This sumptuous circle skirt has been cut flirtatiously to the knee for the modern, feminine bride hoping to make a style statement on her wedding day.

Silk satin faced organza is layered over swathes of soft tulle, and completed by contemporary side pockets.

Rosalee

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Seductive and sensuous, the Rosalee wedding gown features a structured bustier bodice and a figure-skimming Italian crepe fit-and-flare skirt.

The bodice has a nude base which is embellished with a modern 3D floral guipure lace which flows over the waist onto the hips of the skirt in an asymmetric design. For a sensuous finish, delicate lace straps drape around the shoulders.

Rosalee Sleeves

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These voluminous statement sleeves perfectly compliment the Rosalee gown for impactful silhouette. Entirely separate, they can simply be removed to switch up the bridal look from day to night.

Rosalee Veil

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100″ single tier veil with guipure lace edging to fingertips (to match Rosalee)

Piper

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Expertly crafted in Italian Silk Organza and Guipure Lace, Piper has an elegant and glamorous, contemporary appeal. The sensuous deep sweetheart neckline tapers to a fitted waist, and the fit-and-flare skirt glides over the hips and is split to the thigh for a daring and sensuous look.

Italian Guipure lace is appliqued over the bodice and flows over the hips, and is interwoven with a satin grosgrain sash which emphasises the cinched waist. Covered buttons and rouleaux loops run the length of the central back for a deluxe finish.

Chloe

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The Chloe gown offers a delicate, ethereal look which is as light as air. The soft silhouette features a boned camisole bodice and a gentle A-line skirt.

Embellished all-over with 3D applique georgette flowers and glimmering beads, the softness is juxtaposed with the flattering architectural lines of the binding which highlights the details of the bodice.

Charlize

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Make a style statement with the Charlize gown. A one-shoulder neckline is combined with a slim silhouette for an elegant, statuesque look.

Luxurious Italian Cady sweeps across the body and drapes over the hips, flowing into a deluxe train. The unique neckline is finished with 3D applique flowers which adorn the back strap detailing. Crepe buttons and loops finish the back opening for a deluxe, designer closure.

Eternity

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Understated and effortless, the Eternity gown is all about the details. Luxe Italian Crepe drapes around the body, skimming over the hips and flaring away at the thighs for an elegant, flowing finish.

Juxtaposing with the demure boat neckline, the back is flirtatiously exposed for serious impact as the bride walks the aisle.

Lilia

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The Lilia wedding gown boasts an attention grabbing silhouette. A scoop neckline bodice sculpts the body and runs into a figure-skimming Italian crepe fishtail skirt.

The nude coloured bodice is hand appliqued with 3D georgette flowers and glistening beadwork which cascade over the hips for a playful and seductive form.

Cali

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The Cali gown is an elegant all-over lace creation. A delicate camisole top is crafted in ivory corded lace over a stretch base with ‘barely there’ Silk Organza rouleaux straps.

The deep V neckline is finished with delicate applique lace motifs. Corded lace overlays Chantilly lace and taupe coloured silk organza on the skirt, for a light and ethereal multi-dimensional effect. The skirt is cut to glide over the top of the hips and flare away at the thighs, for a sensuous and flattering fit.

The waist is finished with a delicate sash that completes the look and enhances the hourglass silhouette.

Arabella Skirt

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Luxuriously crafted from luxe Italian crepe, this soft fit and flare skirt has an elegant, feminine shape which fits snuggly over the hips and flares away at the top of the thigh.

Celeste Blouse

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A modern upgrade on classic bridal attire, the Celeste blouse offers an entirely new approach to bridal fashion. Kept light and sheer, the Celeste blouse is constructed of delicate polka-dot tulle appliqued with deluxe corded lace applique accents.

The frilled standing collar is completed with a luxurious velvet ribbon tie. The statement sleeves are finished with frilled corded lace which falls onto the tops of the hands.

Essence Shrug

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The beauty of the Essence shrug is all in the details. Perfect kept sheer and paired with a skirt or layered over the Ella gown the Essence strikes an impactful silhouette.

The delicate silk georgette sleeves are split down the length for added flair and fasten with a deep Italian crepe cuff that features deluxe buttons and loops. The body of the shrug is constructed from a contemporary embroidered fine chantilly lace, and fastens with buttons and loops that run the length of the back.

Isobelle Shrug

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The Isobelle shrug has a unique silhouette. The guipure lace is adorned with a 3D floral design.

The standing collar is perfectly complimented by the statement balloon sleeves, and makes a real impact when paired with one of our soft crepe skirts. The centre back and cuffs fasten with luxurious silk satin covered buttons and loops.

Natasha Skirt

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Constructed from luxurious Italian crepe, the Natasha is an elegant fit and flare skirt which drapes over the body and pools luxuriously to the floor. Side godets give the skirt added drama and movement, and enhance the confident silhouette.

The “Caroline Castigliano” Collection

Dazzle

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This elegant and glamorous gown is cut from an exquisite beaded floral embroidery lace which is adorned with scores of delicate seed beads and glistening paillettes. The boned bodice nips in the waist, whilst the plunging V-neckline runs from the shoulder framing the décolletage and lengthening the line of the body.

The fluid skirt has a soft fit and flare shape which fits snuggly over the hips and flares away at the middle of the thigh. The intricate lace is layered over soft nude coloured tulle for a multi-dimensional effect.

Genevieve

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The Genevieve bridal gown makes a big impact for any wedding day. The soft tailored bodice juxtaposes a demure boat neckline and full length sleeves, with a sweeping scooped back.

Genevieve is exquisitely crafted to skim over the body and is kept soft, without boning. Lavish Italian floral jacquard runs the length of the gown. The pleated A-line skirt is full of theatre and majesty, and signature Castigliano pockets are concealed in the side seams.

Annika

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The Annika gown has a timeless fairy-tale silhouette; a fitted Silk Organza bodice is paired with a full circle, layered Silk Organza skirt.

The boned bodice features a peaked neckline with a deep central V-point, which frames the décolletage and lengthens the body. It is covered in pleated Silk Organza which wraps around the body and is layered over fine Chantilly Lace for a feminine, luxurious and regal effect.

The bodice sweeps low at the back, whilst the classic Castigliano corsetry cinches in the waist and lifts the bust with 16 bones around the circumference of the body. The skirt features luxurious, Italian Silk Organza which is layered over swathes of delicate Chantilly Lace and soft tulle for a lighter than air, dream-like effect that swirls and dances as the bride moves.

Pockets are concealed in the side seams for a contemporary edge. The nipped in waist is highlighted by a satin grosgrain sash.

Harley

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Classic meets contemporary in the Harley gown .This gown features an embroidered lace stretch bodice with an nude coloured base and a full embroidered lace skirt.

The heavyweight power-net base sculpts and lifts the body – nipping in the waist and enhancing the bust. The embroidered lace is moulded over the contours of the bodice, and flows over the waistline where it continues to cover the skirt.

The skirt is cut as a full circle skirt, layered over soft tulle and organza for a delicate and airy effect. It is given a contemporary twist with pockets which are concealed in the side seams.

Hannah

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Make an entrance with the Hannah designer bridal gown. Sculptural, the beauty is in the exquisite Italian polka-dot jacquard fabric which offsets the architectural lines of the tailored bustier bodice and architectural pleats of the skirt.

Pippa

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The Pippa wedding gown is romance personified.

Georgette applique adorns the lace with a botanical leaf design which runs the length of this creation. The fabric is covered with light catching beads, which glisten and shimmer as the bride turns.

The boned bodice is constructed on a tulle base and kept sheer for an ethereal, gossamer finish. The bust is supported by gently padded bust cups.

The romantic circle skirt is layered over soft tulle and a nude coloured lining for a sensuous effect. The whole look is finished with concealed side pockets

Kaia

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This exquisite Italian Cady gown features a striking off-the-shoulder cuff and a wide A-line skirt which flares from the waist, flowing into a dramatic train.

The boned canvas corset cinches in the waist whilst the cuff sits just below the décolletage, sensuously drawing the eye to the shoulders and enhancing the hourglass silhouette. The gown is finished with a structured leather-backed belt which highlights the cinched waist.

The luxurious Italian Cady skirt is layered over a delicate organza and soft net to hold the full silhouette, whilst keeping the design soft and sumptuous. The frilled net petticoats maintain the drama of the full flare in the hem. Covered buttons and rouleaux loops run the length of the central back. The design is completed by pockets concealed in the side seams that give the look a contemporary edge.

Jeanine

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The Jeanine bridal dress is a modern take on bridalwear.

The deep plunge cups are gently padded for support and covered by tailored Italian woven jacquard. Gossamer fine Italian silk organza is ruched across the midriff, and gathered into crossover straps at the back.

The slim A-line skirt has added godets for movement and is layered over fine tulle. The low, sweeping back is finished with a statement bow.

Renee

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Cascading modern lace adorns this exquisite bridal gown.

The stretch bustier bodice is supported by steel bones and uplifting underwired bust cups and features a nude base colour for extra depth and dimension. The bustier bodice is offset by a full circle skirt of Silk Satin faced Organza layered over swathes of soft tulle.

The luscious modern laser cut lace is molded over the body and flows naturally into long applique motifs that cover the top half of the skirt. The whole look is completed by the hidden pockets in the skirt.

Olive

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Crafted in opulent Italian Mikado, the Olive gown is classic and refined.The sleek boatneck bodice tapers to a fitted waist which is highlighted by a delicate leather backed belt, and the wide A-line skirt flares from the waist, flowing into a dramatic trainThe delicate sheen of the luxe fabric highlights the architectural shape and luxurious fold of the skirt’s glamorous outline.

Covered buttons and rouleaux loops run the length of the centre back opening, and conceal the eyelet panel fastening within the bodice. The design is completed by pockets concealed in the side seams that give the look a contemporary edge.

Payton

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Expertly constructed in luxurious Italian Cady, Payton has an elegant, refined and impactful silhouette. The plunging empire line bodice frames the décolletage and elongates the torso. The luxurious Italian Cady skirt is layered over a delicate organza and soft net to hold the full silhouette, whilst keeping the design soft and sumptuous.

The frilled net petticoats maintain the drama of the full flare in the hem. Covered buttons and rouleaux loops run the length of the central back bodice. The design is completed by pockets concealed in the side seams that give the look a contemporary edge.



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