sebastian gunawan for swarovski
Dubai, 4th November, 2015 • Swarovski, global leader in cut crystal and fashion jewellery, involved the best designers of the Asian region in a unique exhibition dedicated to the creative use of the most famous crystals in the world. On display, also the exclusive wedding dress created by Sebastian Gunawan, acclaimed Indonesian designer and former student of Istituto Marangoni Milano.
The Swarovski Sparkling Couture evening show was held at the luxurious Madinat Arena in Dubai to celebrate the brand’s collaboration with the best international haut couture designers. Guests, press and brand partners were able to admire the creations of more than 40 designers from the Middle East and South Asia, all characterized by the original and clever use of Swarovski crystals.
Recognized in Indonesia as one of the most respected fashion designers for couture, bridal, and ready-to-wear evening gowns, Sebastian Gunawan designed exclusively for the event a wedding dress inspired by the Chinese wedding tradition. The solid curved structure in lace and tulle was enriched with thousands of crystals of various shapes, sizes and colours which generate unexpected light reflections, aimed at representing the classical purity of a bride and the desire for happiness in the next step of their life.