As part of the highly anticipated expansion of the M&A Bride collection, we are elated to release an exclusive collection of meticulously crafted refined bridal gowns.
Whether you’re planning a party to rival the Met Gala, an intimate elopement or a chic micro-wedding, M&A Bride delivers exquisite pieces to elevate final wedding look.
These show-stopping made-to-order bridal gowns are designed in Australia by the passionate create director of Mode & Affaire. Our designs are fashioned to a standard dress size with the focus on reducing the potentially overwhelming decisions that accompany choosing your dream dress. With travel restrictions in place across the world, our simplified process is designed for brides ordering online in leu of visiting a showroom.
We understand that no bride fits precisely into one shape or size, but basic categories can be useful in understanding your proportions and body shape. Our team is here to help you confidently select silhouettes that play up your most flattering features.
We can all agree the world feels a little different at the moment. Without the freedom of travel and capacity restrictions in place within venues, the magic of try-ons with your bridesmaids and ongoing dress fittings have become increasingly complicated.
Our simplified process to help our brides find “The One” is designed for brides ordering online in leu of visiting a showroom. The infinite benefits of buying online include one-on-one unlimited personalised virtual styling consults from the comfort of your own home wherever you are in the world.
A member of our passionate team will talk you through every aspect of our luxurious collection from fabrics and lining, to fit and movement. No question is too small or too complicated. We encourage you to invite your girlfriends, mum, mother-in-law or grandmother to join the videocall and let the fun begin.
The simplest way to determine your body type is to have a trusted friend or someone with an eye for detail to help you take your body measurements. See below for our guide to accurately take your body measurements.
Once you’ve taken your measurements, these basic references can assist in determining which category is most representative of your body shape.
Straight or Athletic – Your shoulders, bust and hips are roughly the same size, with your waist measurements similar or only slightly narrower.
Inverted Triangle – Your shoulders and/or bust are larger than your hips.
Pear – Your hips are wider than your shoulders and/or bust.
Hourglass – Your shoulders, bust and hips are roughly the same size, with your waist measuring at least 25% narrower than your hips.
BUST – Around the fullest part of your bust, across the nipple.
UNDERBUST– Measure directly under the bust, where bra bone would sit.
WAIST – Around the smallest part of your waistline.
HIP – Around the fullest part of your bottom.
SHOULDER TO FLOOR – From shoulder bone to floor in a straight line, not curving to body.
WAIST TO FLOOR – From smallest part of your waist to the floor.
BICEP – Measure the fullest part of your upper arm.
SLEEVE LENGTH – Hold arm out at a 40° angle, measure from shoulder to wrist.
UNDERBUST TO TOP OF BUST – Measure from under bust over nipple to top edge of desired cup finish.