Filipino Wedding Gown Couture

 

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The bride’s gown has been (and always will be) the centerpiece of a wedding event. Whether the ceremony is well decorated, the reception has the best food being served, the groom looked dashing or the flowers are just magical. Nothing still beats the attention that the bride will receive on her wedding day. And yes, all eyes will be on what she’ wearing. Cliche as it may seem, all girls have their dream wedding gown made by their dream wedding designer or couturier. Unfortunately, not all couturiers are affordable. Unless the couple wanted to go all out and is willing to spend Php 500k +++ for a one-day-gown then it’s no big deal! It’s not difficult to choose THE dream designers since names like Vera Wang, Michael Cinco, Elie Saab, Krikor Jabotian, Monique Lhuillier, Ezra, Berta, Zuhair Murad etc were all over the place.

But for budget weddings like us, practicality would always be on top priority. Practicality doesn’t mean we can’t afford them, but we just decided to keep things within our range.. besides there are other great wedding couturiers in the Philippines who can produce the same great quality but on a lower price scale. Personally, I don’t want my dress to only look gorgeous but I want it to be remembered as the most important gown that I will be wearing for the rest of my life!

Below is a list of awesome Philippine-based designers that we have researched so far and their starting price range only. Prices are as of October 2015 and will definitely change without prior notice. Bridal Gown rates normally include the veil, cord, pillows etc. Prices also vary depending on the fabric to be used, style, embellishments and the degree of difficulty to be done. These designers can be researched easily since majority have websites and FB pages with their portfolios (past and recent designs). One thing we noticed though, once a designer features a celebrity, automatically their price range would increase by 10%++ aside from that fact that they do increase on a quarterly or semi-annual basis! So if you find what you think would fit your budget, better book an appointment with them now! Happy preps 🙂

UPDATED AS OF JUNE 2017

BOY KASTNER SANTOS

He’s a waw find but I already booked my couturier when I found him.

  • Custom-made: Php 65,000 ++
  • Complete suit set for the Groom: Php 40,000

BRIDES DREAM

  • Custom-made: Php 38,000 – 60,000 ++

BRIDE HOUSE by CARMEN LAZARO

As her name implies, she is Von Lazaro’s mother.

  • Custom-made: Php 35,000 ++
  • RTW line: Php 20,000 ++

CAMILLE GARCIA

  • Custom-made: Php 50,000 – 125,000 ++

CLAIZA BIHASA

  • Custom-made: Php 65,000 ++

EDUARDO TENG

  • Custom-made: Php 35,000 ++

FRANKIE DE LEON

  • Custom-made: Php 90,000 ++

GRETCHEN PICHAY

She’s a consistent contender for the W@W Top Supplier awards for a few years now.

  • Custom-made: Php 70,000 – 90,000 ++

HAYDEE GARCIA

  • Custom-made: Php 35,000 – 50,000 ++

FRANCIS LIBIRAN

He’s known to dress celebrities like Anne Curtis and has made Maricar Reyes’s fab wedding gown.

  • Custom-made: Php 250,000 ++

JAZEL SY

A new comer in the industry, but has made celebrity wedding gowns of Diana Zubiri, Patrick Garcia’s wife and Isabel Oli (reception dress).

  • Custom-made: Php 65,000 – Php 90,000 ++ Php 80,000 – 150,000 ++

JOE SAN ANTONIO

  • Custom-made : Php 60,000 ++
  • RTW line: Php 40,000 ++

MARA CHUA

  • Custom-made: Php 40,000 – 150,000 ++

MAK TUMANG

  • Custom-made: Php 80,000 ++ Php 100,000 ++

MARK BRIDES

Mark is a good mananahi that I found at Divi as per recommendation from wawies.

  • Custom-made: Php 30,000 ++

MARK BUMGARNER

  • Custom-made: Php 120,000 ++

MEL ORLINA

She’s also a consistent contender for the W@W Top Supplier awards for a few years now and who made Rachel Alejandro’s wedding gown.

  • Custom-made: Php 56,000 Php 60,000 – 85,000 ++

MICHAEL LEYVA

He’s known as one of Kris Aquino’s new designers.

  • Custom-made: Php 80,000 ++

MITCH DESUNIA

A Dubai-based Filipino designer

  • Custome-made: Php 90,000 ++

PATRICIA SANTOS

  • Custom-made: Php 100,000 ++

PEPSI HERRERA

He’s known to dress Kim Chiu in majority of her Star Magic Ball affairs.

  • Custom-made: Php 150,000 ++

RITCHE FONTANILLA

  • Custom-made: Php 65,000 – 70,000 ++

TEAM VON of Von Lazaro

  • Custom-made: Php 45,000 ++

TEENA SABRINA TAN

  • Custom-made: Php 40,000 ++

THE TWIN ENTOURAGE by JANE ACOSTA

  • Custom-made: Php 35,000 ++

VELUZ REYES

She’s considered as the mother-of-all wedding gown designers in the Philippines and has won W@W Top Supplier award before.

  • Custom-made: Php 200,000 – 450,000 ++
  • RTW line: Php 120,000 – 160,000

VON LAZARO

  • Custom-made: Php 70,000 ++

ZANDRA LIM

  • Custom-made: Php 80,000 ++
    RTW line: Php 150,000 ++

 

NOTE: (++) prices can still go up depending on your customized design.

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11 thoughts on “Filipino Wedding Gown Couture

  1. Thanks for giving their rates.
    It’s a way way out to our budget 😁
    Luckily, I got a simple gown yet elegant(that’s what my friends say) haha
    Bought the gown 11months before our wedding (grab it ‘coz it was on sale)😄😄

    Diet na lang until the event😁

    Budget wedding to be held in Tagaytay

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  2. Hi,

    Can you please tell me how much is the usual price for groom’s suit in philippines. How long it will take usually for custom made ?. And can you recommend a shops where to find a suit in Manila. Thanks

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  3. Where can I check out images and price for Frances lubiran and any Filipino designers for a wedding gown. RTW or customized. Are any of these Filipino designers have shops in LA CA

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    • Hi Raquel. They don’t put up images of their gowns with rates online, you have to set an appointment with them to get a proper quotation because they do customize gowns. As far as I know only Veluz has a shop in the US, but not sure if it’s in LA. You can google their specific websites to know more.

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