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Provocative meets elegant in this raven black bridesmaid dress, custom handmade to order at Lovergirl Couture.  Shop our stunning assortment of vintage inspired SUZETTE bridesmaid dresses and gowns tailor made in long or short lengths.  Add some glam to your big day with a designer original by Lovergirl Couture.  Shop now!

COLOR: Raven Black 


Swoon worthy style abounds in this heartpounding silhouette!  The SUZETTE creates a sleek silhouette with its pleated bust and princess seams that hug your curves for a figure flaunting look that creates a stunning 1950s fishtailed flared silhouette.   

  • 66% rayon, 27% polyester, 7% lycra

  • Hand Wash Cold, Flat to Dry.  Steam heat to refresh.
  • Dress length falls to our Standard Maxi Dress Length, measuring 59" from top of shoulder to bottom hem. 
  •  Available in 54 gorgeous colors!  See our Color Chart located in the photos of this listing and write us a note at checkout to request your favorite colors!
  • Custom Handmade in Austin, TX!


DELIVERY:  Please allow 9 weeks for Standard Delivery.  


RUSH ORDER:   Want it made fast?  We can absolutely make your Suzette Strapless Sweetheart Mermaid Gown in as little as 21 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.   Select via the dropdown menu at checkout.


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 Suzette Mermaid gown: 


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


**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:


CUSTOM COLORS:  Thave your SUZETTE Strapless Mermaid Gown 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 our designer Ponte de Roma stretch knit Color Chart.


FABRIC SWATCHES: So many dresses, so little time!  Click on the image below to select your favorite colors from our designer Ponte de Roma stretch knits.  Mix and match your wedding party colors for a pin up perfect event!  


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 Suzette Mermaid Gown:


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 Suzette Mermaid Gown:


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 wears a Size Small SUZETTE Strapless Sweetheart  Mermaid dress in Raven Black ponte de roma.  Gown falls to our fabulous Maxi Dress Length of 59" measured from top of shoulder to bottom hem.  The  VIVIEN Tulle Mermaid Petticoat is not included each sold separately.  

Image: Mike Basso Photography

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