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Alexandra

Regular price GBP £2,200
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Striking and feminine. Sophisticated and effortless. The Alexandra gown is all about the beautifully balanced silhouette – designed to highlight the female shape. Handmade from soft, stretch French lace and hand-cut lace motifs, the Alexandra dress features a flattering high neck with a V-neck lining and built-in cups, combined with a low open back and secured with a single satin button at the neckline. We love the dramatic fishtail skirt, which has a centre front opening, large back godet and stunning 120cm train.

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Priority Order (+£300 GBP)

As your wedding is less than 6 months away (our standard time frame for Made to Order dresses), we will hand make your gown with priority. For an additional fee, your gown will be made especially for you to your size ranges and height.

As your gown will move immediately into production you must supply your measurements when placing your order. Please refer to our How to Take Your Measurements page to take all of your measurements and all them into your My Account immediately after ordering. Please use our live chat if you need help.

Congrats! We can make the date.

Your gown will be handmade for you to your size ranges and height. Your order will be dispatched approximately 6-8 weeks before your wedding date.

We will contact you approximately 5 months before your wedding day (just before your gown goes into production) to confirm your measurements.

Size Guide

WHAT PREVIOUS BRIDES HAVE SAID

  • The amazing dress I picked was Alexandra and veil was Henri. As soon as I put it on, I knew it was the one. I didn’t want to take it off! As I am quite busy, The high neck gave me that reassurance I needed and the low back was everything I was looking for. I felt sexy and elegant in it all at once. The way it hugged my body and I still felt so comfortable in it. I had the whole room crying, mum, dad and sister! The water works came out and I knew then that it was meant to be and that it was the one.

    #GRACEBRIDE Caitlin

  • The Alexandra was so comfortable and easy to wear. I always knew I’d want something with a low back and high neckline, but never knew I’d find the perfect dress with intricate lace and a front split to show off my shoes as well. I was able to dance the night away without tripping over the train, and also move freely without worrying about any nip slips…

    #GRACEBRIDE Amelia

  • Before I even got engaged, I knew the Alexandra would be the dress I’d share my vows in. It embodies everything I love- a romantic lace design, high neck line, sleek silhouette with a dramatic train.

    #GRACEBRIDE Katherine

  • I fell in love with the entire Grace Loves Lace collection on Instagram. The effortless, feminine boho style was everything I wanted so I booked an appointment in the Gold Coast. Initially I had my eyes on the Hollie or Lottie but tried on a range of dresses just to make sure. The moment I tried the Alexandra dress I knew it was special… dad teared up as soon as he walked in.

    #GRACEBRIDE Eva

Finer Details

General
  • Ethically & Sustainably Made
  • Offered as Made to Order Standard, Made to Order Customised and Ready to Wear
  • Available as Priority Made to Order Customised for an additional fee
  • Luxurious, super stretch lace for comfort, support and ease of movement
  • Signature floral lace design and dimensional pearlescent thread, exclusive to Grace Love Lace
  • Firm-fitting, yet comfortable silhouette
  • Built in cups for light coverage
  • Sleek, figure-hugging column silhouette that flares out towards the hem
  • High front neckline with low, open back edged with hand cut floral motifs
  • Satin covered button back neck fastening
  • Flattering centre split for ease of movement
  • Stretch Lace: 63% Nylon, 26% Viscose, 11% Elastane
  • Stretch lining: 80% Nylon, 20% Elastane
  • Button fastening at back
  • Vegan Friendly
Made to Order Standard
  • Handmade to a standard dress size (XS-XXXL)
  • Made to 155cm shoulder to floor height
  • Available in Ivory or White lace
  • Available in Ivory, White or Chai lining
  • Regular cups
  • 120cm train with bustle and concealed finger loop
Made to Order Customised
  • Made to your size ranges & height
  • Available in Ivory or White lace
  • Available in Ivory, White or Chai lining
  • Available with regular or extra padded cups
  • Available with 40cm, 80cm or 120cm train
  • Concealed fingerloop on the 80cm and 120cm train length
  • Bustle featured on the 120cm train length
Ready to Wear
  • In stock and ready for urgent delivery
  • Handmade to a standard dress size (XS-XXXL)
  • Made to 155cm shoulder to floor height
  • Available in Ivory or white lace
  • Available in Ivory, white or Chai lining
  • Regular cups
  • 120cm train with bustle and concealed finger loop

"Elegant, sexy and utterly breathtaking, I designed this gown for a girlfriend to show off her stunning figure. It has the perfect silhouette and balance in shape, showing just the right amount of skin. The French stretch lace is so comfortable, you can dance all night!"

Megan Ziems, Founder and Creative Director.

FAQS

Why should I wear Grace Loves Lace on my wedding day?

Everything at Grace Loves Lace is designed with comfort, luxury and movement in mind. We are the leaders when it comes to modern day bridal! We know what women want, and that's to feel incredible, without sacrificing comfort. All of our gowns are ethically and sustainably made. We like to call it 'luxury you can dance in!’​

Where can I try on Grace Loves Lace gowns & accessories?

We do not wholesale so we can be sure you will always get the best GRACE experience that we have won awards for. We have bridal showrooms around the world in the US, Australia, UK and Canada. Visit our Showrooms page for more to find one near you.

Do you have any stockists?

No, we do not carry our gowns in stockists.

I don't live near a showroom but want a GRACE gown, what are my options?

We have many brides who confidently order their gowns with the assistance of our Online Stylists. Reach out to them to arrange a virtual appointment or to chat with them directly. Our production process makes gowns to a size range which is a safe way to ensure your gown will fit, even if your body fluctuates.

Can I customise the design of my dress?

Every Grace Loves Lace dress undergoes intensive design processes to ensure the fit, feel and balance of each dress is absolutely perfect. Therefore, we do not offer customisations, unless stated.

What if I lose/gain weight?

We go to every effort to ensure your dress is the right fit. If you place your order well in advance of your wedding date, then we can confirm your size right before your dress goes into production. The fabrics we use is designed to stretch, so often if you drop a size in weight, it will still fit beautifully. However, it is also very easy to have the dress altered by a professional seamstress if you would like it to be a little more fitted.

Is the pricing between Made to Order Standard, Made to Order Customised & Ready to Wear the same?

Prices vary between Customised, Standard and Ready to Wear styles. Made to Order Customised incurs an additional fee due to the customised nature of the gown and Ready to Wear gowns are priced higher than Standard gowns as they're available for immediate shipment. Refer to our Ordering Timeframes page for more information.

What undergarments should I wear on my wedding day?

We recommend wearing seamless underwear that matches your skin tone. If you need help to determine which bra style/shapewear you'd like to wear our Online Stylists would love to help you.

Where are GRACE gowns made?

Our beautiful wedding dresses are originally designed and developed in our Australian studio. Our gowns are produced in both Australia and neighbouring countries, with facilities that each meet our strict certification guidelines. To learn more about the GRACE way, visit Our Purpose page for more information.

Do I need to pay import duties and taxes?

Import duties and taxes may be applicable in your country. We always recommend to all of our international brides to check with their import/customs department for an estimate cost, so you are aware of any charges that you may be required to pay.

What are your shipping costs?

Shipping costs are calculated at checkout based on your delivery destination. Refer to our Shipping & Delivery page for more information.

What is your refund policy?

We do not offer refunds on our products unless a genuine manufacturing fault is found. Refer to our Returns & Exchanges page for more information.

Sizing & Measurements

Made to Order Standard

GENERAL
  • Made to Order Standard gowns are handmade to a standard dress size and 155cm shoulder to floor height.
  • Made to Order is available if your wedding is over 5 months away.
  • Our gowns are designed with little complications for alterations if necessary and our hems can be easily adjusted by your trusted seamstress at your expense.

Made to Order Customised

GENERAL
  • Made to Order Customised and Priority Made to Order Customised wedding dresses are handmade to your size range and shoulder to floor height​.
  • To determine your size range, we take your bust, under bust, waist and hip measurements and compare these against our Size Range Chart below, to make your gown.
  • You will need to provide your measurements 6 months before your wedding date, if your wedding is less than 6 months away, some styles can be made as Priority Made to Order Customised for an additional fee of $400USD.

Ready to Wear

GENERAL
  • Ready to Wear gowns are handmade to a standard dress size and 155cm shoulder to floor height.​
  • Ready to Wear gowns are priced higher than Standard gowns as they're available for immediate shipment.​

WHAT IS A SIZE RANGE?
  • A size range is a 5cm range that your measurements fall within and are taken at four to seven different areas of the body to determine the best fit for your shape.
  • For example — a bride may measure an XL bust, L under bust, XL waist and M hip, and we make your gown to the correct size range in each area. ​
  • The reason this process works is because our fabrics are very forgiving due to the stretch or bias elements in the design.
  • To learn more about our Sizing and Measurements click here.

  • Size Charts

    Size Ranges Chart



    International Size Chart



    Shoes



    Grace Mini



    Garter Size Chart

Shipping & Delivery

Shipping & Delivery

Dispatch Timeframes
  • Made to Order Standard gowns are shipped 5.5 months after your purchase.
  • Made to Order Customised gowns will be dispatched approximately 6-8 weeks before your wedding date​.​
  • Priority Made to Order Customised gowns will be dispatched approximately 2-4 weeks before your wedding date​.
  • Ready to Wear gowns will be dispatched approximately 2-3 working days after order is placed​.
  • Occasionwear, shoes, accessories & jewellery will be dispatched approximately 2-3 working days after order is placed, unless ordered at the same time as a Made to Order gown.​

  • Shipping Timeframes
  • All international orders are sent via UPS Express or DHL. Once collected by couriers, delivery usually takes 3-7 business days to arrive to USA, NZ and Canda. Everywhere else, depending on location, will take 3-14 business days to arrive. Our Dispatch team will send you tracking information so you can track your package.​

  • Shipping Costs
  • Shipping costs are calculated at checkout based on your delivery destination.​

  • Currency, Duties & Taxes
  • Import duties and taxes may be applicable in your country.

Please refer to our Shipping & Delivery page for more information.​

Ordering Timeframes

Ordering Timeframes

Made to Order Standard
  • Your wedding date must be more than 5.5 months away to order a Made to Order Standard gown.
  • Take measurements before ordering to determine your dress size. Your Made to Order Standard gown will go immediately into production after purchase.
  • Your gown is shipped 5.5 months after your purchase.
Made to Order Customised
  • Your wedding date must be more than 6 months away to order a Made to Order Customised gown.
  • You will need to supply your measurements 6 months before your wedding date as this is when your goes into production.
  • Your gown will be dispatched approximately 6-8 weeks before your wedding date.​
Priority Made to Order Customised
  • If your wedding is between 10 weeks and 6 months away, certain styles can be fast-tracked through production for an additional priority fee of $500AUD incl GST.
  • Your measurements must be provided at the time of purchase to ensure we meet the delivery deadline​.
  • Your gown will be dispatched approximately 2-4 weeks before your wedding date.​
Ready to Wear
  • If your wedding date is less than 10 weeks away you must purchase a Ready to Wear gown.
  • Ready to Wear gowns are in stock and ready for immediate delivery, unless otherwise stated.
  • A Ready to Wear gown will be dispatched approximately 2-3 days after order is placed.​
Occasionwear & Accessories
  • All other items outside of wedding gowns are shipped approximately 2-3 working days after order is placed.
  • To stay true to our commitment to sustainability, we don’t sit on large volumes of stock to ensure unnecessary wastage. Stock levels vary and may have a waitlist available if style is currently not in stock.​

Visit our Ordering Timeframes page to learn more.

Returns & Exchanges

Returns & Exchanges

Bridal Gowns


    Made to Order Standard
    • A refund is available within 7 days of ordering your Made to Order Standard wedding gown. As your gown is made especially for you to your standard dress size, we are unable to offer returns of exchanges.
    Made to Order Customised
    • As your gown is made especially for you to your gown size ranges and height, we are unable to offer returns or exchanges.
    • Should you wish to change your gown or wedding date, you are able to do so prior to your lock-in date; you will need to pay any difference in price, or should the selected gown be a lower price the balance will be provided in the form of a credit note. You may be subject to additional Priority Fees.
    Priority Made to Order Custom
    • Once your measurements are locked-in, you will be unable to cancel you order as the gown will have gone immediately into production. You will not be subject to any refund.
    Ready to Wear
    • An exchange or credit note is available within 7 days of you receiving your Ready to Wear gown.
    Pre Order Gowns
    • An exchange or credit note is available within 7 days of you receiving your Pre Order Ready to Wear gown.

    Online Sale

    • All sales are final. We do not accept returns or refunds on online sale items.

    Accessories

    • Including Veils, Shoes, Jewellery (excluding earrings). Exchanges, store credits or refunds are accepted within 30 days of receiving your item, excluding earrings. ​

    Occasionwear

    • Including Bridesmaids dresses and Grace Mini collections. Exchanges, store credits or refunds are accepted within 30 days of receiving your item.

    For more information visit our Returns & Exchanges page.