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March 7, 2017

This collection was driven by the romance and softness of today's young brides, having a carefree none restricted feel to her but with a glamours edge.

We shot the images on location at Lucky Penny Cafe on Chapel St, South Yarra.

A big thank you to Brittany, event's mana...

January 17, 2017

Paulina D married on the 17th Jan 2017

Paulina's gown was custom designed and made for Paulina from a couple of Shane's original design's.

With Shane  directing and helping Paulina to achieve her dream gown, they customized her dream gown.

The gown was made from...

November 11, 2016

Charlotte Campbel graduates at her Recital for her Bachelor of Music at Sydney's Conservatorium.

This years Australian Bridal Fashion Week - Sydney was just simply phenomenal, we at Shane McConnell Couture Showcased 20 pieces from our current collection's and a few newbies. To say our excitement was heightened is an understatement. It was so great to see many othe...

Emma was originally one of my brides 12 years ago. When Emma called me to make her birthday gown, one of the first things said was that she couldn't think of anyone better to make her gown as her wedding gown was the most beautiful gown she has ever owned and wanted th...

June 8, 2016

Today is Italian national day here in Melbourne. Sharif and I were not only honored to attend this event, but we were asked to dress the beautiful young Opera singer  Rebecca Gulinello, who sang the Italian & Australian national anthems.

Rebecca has...

April 1, 2016

Why we love Shane McConnell Couture

When you buy your wedding dress from Shane McConnell of Shane McConnell Couture, he won't just be the name on the label. Nope. He'll be the friendly face you meet on your first consultation; the one to help you try on the gowns from h...

February 19, 2016

Danielle is my niece, and today is her wedding day. Sharif and I are not only excited for today, but it

is also a privilege to be designing and making her wedding gown. My first discussions with Danielle about her wedding gown were back in May 2015, she had very s...

September 9, 2011

M A R I N A  &  F E R D I

You may have seen this real wedding in the last edition of Shots! magazine, but given the gorgeous Autumn shades, it seems appropriate to share it again in case you missed it! Without the limitations of pages we've been able to include a f...

April 5, 2007

A fantasy the most designers only dream about, Shane McConnell lived the drea when his creation walked the Red Carpet at the "OSCAR" in 2001.

Neighbours stralet, Krista Vendy donned a floor-length cream creation to this year's Oscar that had quite a story behind it. The...

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