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You'll feel like you're in a fairytale with our custom collection of handmade dresses and gowns fit for a princess.  Our coveted collection is exquisitely handmade by designer Claire Helene at her Austin, TX studio.  Fall in love with our elegant styles equipped with plunging sweetheart necklines and an authentic 1950's full skirted fit n flared silhouette. Design the dress of your dreams today at Lovergirl Couture.  Shop now!


COLOR:  Burgundy


Swoon worthy capped sleeves can be worn 1 of 3 ways in this magnificent multi-way floor length design.  Choose on or off the shoulder sexy or wear as a retro tank style.  The MARILYN Fairytale Ballgown creates a stunning decolletage for a fabulously 1950s vintage inspired wedding look!  Handmade from the highest quality ponte de roma stretch knit available on the market.  This set includes (1) MARILYN Floor Length Fairytale Ballgown and (1) Ultimate Petticoat.  Misses Sizes XXS-3XL. 

  • 66% rayon, 30% nylon, and 4% spandex

  • Hand Wash, Flat to Dry.  Steam Iron to Refresh.
  • Gown falls to a dramatic floor length, measuring 59" from top of shoulder to bottom hem.
  • Custom Handmade in Austin, TX!


DELIVERY:  Please allow 12 weeks for Standard Delivery.  


RUSH ORDER:   Want it made fast?  We can absolutely make your MARILYN Fairytale Ballgown in as little as 30 business days with a paid Rush Order!  Our Rush Order fee is 50% of the retail price of a Claire Helene original design.  This accounts for her extra time and labor needed to complete your dress in addition to moving your custom order ahead of our existing queue.   Please select your delivery time via the dropdown menu at checkout.


Please have your measurements taken by a qualified seamstress before selecting your dress size.

  • Never measure yourself. Always have another person take your measurements, preferably an experienced tailor.
  • Never refer to sizing for other clothing pieces. A consistent guide does not exist between manufacturers, as many manufacturers often use "vanity sizing" as a psychological tool. Vanity sizing is both inaccurate and inappropriate for items that will require custom tailoring. Use physical measurements only per these instructions.
  • Keep the tape firm but not tight.
  • Make sure the tape is level around the area you are measuring.
  • Take measurements in inches to determine correct sizing

DESIGN YOUR DRESS TODAY!  Have your dress made the way you want it with our custom necklines as shown on The Style Chart!  Click on the image below to customize your dress and purchase your neckline then add to cart along with your MARILYN Fairytale Ballgown: 



**PLEASE note: Measurements are approximate, as garments are hand-sewn. As such, please allow +/- 1 inch in length variance.


(Misses Dress Size 00/0)

Bust: 28-31” (71 - 79 cm)

Waist: 24”(61 cm)

Hip: 35”


(Misses Dress Size 2/4)

Bust 32 - 33” (82 - 84 cm)

Waist:  25 - 26” (64 - 66 cm)

Hip:  36-37”


(Misses Dress Size 4/6)

Bust: 34 - 35” (86 - 89 cm)

Waist:  27 - 28” (69 - 71 cm)

Hip: 38”


(Misses Dress Size 6/8)

Bust: 36 - 38” (91 - 97 cm)

Waist: 29 - 30” (74 - 76 cm)

Hip:  39”-40”


(Misses Dress Size 12/14)

Bust: 38.5 - 40” (98 - 102 cm)

Waist:  31.5 - 33” (80 - 84 cm)

Hip: 41.5”-43”


(Misses Dress Size 16)

Bust: 41.5 - 43.5”  (106.5-112 cm)

Waist: 34.5 - 36.5” (88 - 93 cm)

Hip: 44.5”-46.5”


(Women’s Size 18)

Bust: 43 - 45” (109 - 114 cm)

Waist: 36 - 38”  (91 - 97 cm)

Hip: 46”-48”

(Women’s Dress Size 20)

Bust: 47 - 49” (119 - 124 cm)

Waist: 40 - 42” (102 - 107 cm)

Hip: 50”-52”


(Women’s Dress Size 22/24)

Bust: 51-53” (130 - 135 cm)

Waist: 44 - 46” (112 - 117 cm)

Hip: 54”-56”


(Women’s Dress Size 26/28)

Bust: 52-54" (132 -137 cm)

Waist:  48-50” (122 - 127 cm)

Hip:  58”- 60”


(Women’s Dress Size 30/32)

Bust: 60-63” (152-160 cm)

High Waist: 53”-56” ( 135 - 142 cm)

Hip: 63”-66”


(Women’s Dress Size 34/36)

Bust:  66”

Waist:  59”

Hip:  69”


CUSTOM SIZE:   If you fall inbetween sizes or prefer to have your dress made to your exact measurements, please click on the image below to purchase a Custom Size fee and then add to cart along with your dress to complete your order:


POCKETS:   Add on a set of pockets to your dress!  Click on the image below to purchase a set of our exquisite pockets that are deep enough to carry your phone, lipstick or tissues!


CUSTOM COLORS:  Thave your MARILYN Ballgown custom made in a different color than the one shown, please see our Color Chart below, then write us a little note at checkout requesting the color(s) you desire as shown on the Ponte de Roma Color Chart below.


FABRIC SWATCHES:  So many dresses, so little time!  Purchase our Fabric Swatches to share with your Bridesmaids and mix & match your wedding colors with ease!  Click on the image below to select your favorite colors and purchase our Ponte de Roma stretch knit swatches:



THE ULTIMATE PETTICOAT:  Take your wedding look to new heights with our Ultimate Petticoat!  Add skyrocketing look to your swing dress with this decadent pettiocoat complete with 8 layers of bridal quality tulle for magnificent swish to your sway!  Available in Misses and Plus Sizes XXS-3XL only.  Click on the image below to add to cart along with your MARILYN Fairytale Ballgown:


BELLA SATIN RIBBON SASH:  Mix and Match your wedding party colors with our Bella Satin Ribbon Sash, custom handmade in Austin, TX!  Choose from 14 luxurious colors.  Click on the image below to select your colors and add to cart along with your custom handmade Marilyn Fairytale Ballgown:


THE CHARLOTTE HAIR FLOWER CLIP:  Complete your look perfectly with The Charlotte 2-in-1 Multi-Way Hair Flower Clip (doubles as a brooch pin!!) Pin this darling hair flower clip anywhere you please!  Click on the image below to select your favorite colors then add to cart along with your MARILYN Fairytale Ballgown:


CUSTOM LENGTH:  Want to have your dress made a little shorter or longer?  We can absolutely create your custom length for an additional fee.  Please click on the image below to purchase your custom length, then add to cart along with your dress:











Model: Oh Lovely Miss T is wearing size small MARILYN Ballgown in Burgundy Ponte de Roma.

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