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Chelo

Regular price USD $3,400
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Chelo is a creative statement, combining all the best elements of intricate and unique laces with exceptional design. This highly visual gown is handcrafted from a lace, that contours the body for maximum impact. Chelo’s intricate geometric trims add detail and the illusion of structure, whilst providing comfort and function. The curved lines in the mirror lace accentuates the bust and bottom. Chelo’s dipped waist trim elongates the torso and her curved skirt panels works to shape the hips and elongate the legs – an artisanal style that uses the body as a canvas. With hand placed lace panels creating a ‘visual illusion’ on the body – Chelo is flattering, fun and oozes confidence, everything GRACE is about.

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  • Customise (+$400 USD)
Priority Order (+$400 USD)

As your wedding is less than 6 months away (our standard time frame for Made to Order Customized 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.

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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.

This item is currently available on preorder only with an estimated dispatch date of the . We will be in touch when it’s on its way to you.

Size Guide

REVIEWS FROM GRACE BRIDES

  • I loved how easy it was to move around in my GLL gown! I tried on a lot of dresses before I went to Grace Loves Lace and didn’t feel comfortable even walking around in them, let alone dancing. GLL gown’s almost feel like you’re naked. The lace is so comfortable, and they accentuate where they are supposed to!

  • I loved feeling free and flowy. I didn’t want to feel constricted or heavy in a wedding gown and my dress made me feel so comfortable. The delicate detail in the lace of the gown was beautiful and I love that it was made to fit my body and I didn’t have to stress about gaining or losing weight before my wedding and needing last minute alterations.

  • GLL was the one and only place I visited when wedding dress shopping. I’ve always admired the ethereal beauty of the gowns and just knew I would find ‘The One’ with ease at GLL!

Finer Details

General
  • Ethically & Sustainably Made
  • Offered as Made to Order Standard and Made to Order Customised
  • Luxurious, super stretch lace for comfort, support and ease of movement
  • Lace featuring signature Mirror design and dimensional pearlescent thread, exclusive to Grace Loves Lace
  • Ivory lace with Ivory and Chai colour lining options
  • Firm-fitting, yet comfortable silhouette
  • Built in cups for light coverage, available regular or with extra padding
  • Concealed fingerloop on the 80cm train and bustle
  • Low V front neckline with scallop lace edge and Italian tulle insert for support
  • Wide supportive straps
  • Open back with scallop lace panels and satin covered button fastening
  • Geometric trim highlights the waist and curved hip panels contour the body
  • Silk Chiffon godet inserts, and train create a dimensional layer over the lace
  • Intricate embroidered geometric trim edges hem of gown
  • Lace: 88% Nylon, 7% Rayon, 5% Elastane
  • Lining: 80% Nylon, 20% Elastane
  • Chiffon: 100% Silk
  • Italian Tulle: 100% Nylon
Made to Order Standard
  • Handmade to a standard dress size (XS-XXXL)
  • Made to 155cm shoulder to floor height
  • Available in Ivory lace
  • Available Ivory or Chai lining
  • Available with regular cups
  • Available with 80cm train with bustle and finger loop
Made to Order Customised
  • Made to your size ranges & height
  • Available with Ivory lace with Ivory or Chai colour lining options
  • Available with regular or extra padded cups
  • Available with 40cm or 80cm train
  • 80cm train with bustle and finger loop

"Chelo was one of the most fun gowns we have created to date! The geometric lace offers so many opportunities to flatter and contour the body, combined with intricate trims and soft silk chiffon panels to exaggerate the dramatic silhouette, this gown creates a visual extravaganza!"

Megan Ziems, Founder & 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 and standard styles. Made to Order Customised incurs an additional fee due to the customised nature of the gown. 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.​

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 and 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 which takes between 3-14 business days to arrive, depending on location. 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 months away to order a Made to Order Standard gown.
  • You will need to supply your measurements 5 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.
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

Wedding Dresses


    Made to Order Standard
    • You have up to 7 days after your purchase date to exchange your Made to Order Standard gown to a different style or size or receive a full refund. After 7 days no exchanges or refunds are possible as your gown has gone into production.
    Made to Order Customised
    • Should you wish to change your gown after you have purchased you are able to do so prior to your ‘lock-in date’ when your gown goes into production. 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. Once your gown is submitted to production there is no ability to change your order or cancel your gown.
    Priority Made to Order Custom
    • As your wedding date is sooner than the standard timeframe it takes to produce a Made to Order Customised gown, we are unable to change or cancel your order after purchase.
    • Once your size ranges are locked-in (the date of purchase), you will be unable to cancel you order as the gown will have gone immediately into production.
    Ready to Wear
    • An exchange or credit note is available within 7 days of you receiving your Ready to Wear gown.

    Occasionwear, Mini & Accessories

    • You may exchange your Occasionwear or Mini purchase subject to adherence to these terms.
    • Exchanges are accepted within 7 days of you receiving your garment.

    Shoes

    • An exchange or credit note is accepted within 7 days of you receiving your GLL Shoes.​
    • Please try on shoes on a soft surface before they are worn. We will not accept an exchange or credit shoes that are damaged or that show signs of wear. All unwanted items must be returned in their original condition, all packaging and labels must be intact.​

    Jewelry

    • Exchange or credit note is accepted within 7 days of receiving your GLL item excluding earrings.
    • To protect your health and the health of others, we do not accept returns or refunds for change of mind on pierced earrings.

    Sample Sale

    • All sales are final and we do not not accept returns on sample sale items.

    For more information visit our Returns & Exchanges page.

Let's Chat.

For styling advice, ordering assistance and general enquiries our Stylists are available via email, live chat, phone and Skype. Please use the form below and we will be in touch. Our head office hours are Monday to Friday 9am - 5pm Australian Eastern Standard Time.

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