Thursday, June 24, 2010

Virtual Fashion Show more styles!

Breathtaking Vintage inspired gown from french 1950s design. Our gown done in flocked gray tafetta, with a fitted, stapeless bodice adorned with black velvet ribbon and tiny pleats. A smooth cascading skirt in front with all the drama in the back. The bodice wraps anound the torso falling fron two inserts at the hip with fabric flowing from the bow decorations. Layers of tafetta slips make the gown russle! This dress can be made in many fabrics to highlight the red carpet or your wedding day! Design by Paula Stanton, Very tres Chic, Photos by Fat Cat Photography. Our stunning location- New Glarus Brewery!

This dress is a layered lace 1920s gown. Ecru vintage lace with graduated tiers. Dress also has a tiny bolero jacket. For accesorries there is a handmade pumkin chiffon shawl, topaz orange feather headband, and brilliant topaz aroura borealis necklace and earings. The glorious location- the new Glarus Brewery, vintage by Very Tres Chic, and photos by Fat Cat Photography.

This Haunting Black Lace Vintage inspired original gown is so gorgeous! Based on a antique 1930s design, it has a bias cut skirt and flowing bodice with a slight sleeve. the back bodice plunges to the back waist! Glorious rhinestones, and a handmade black coque feather capelet are perfect with it. The location Historic Swiss Village in New Glarus, Original design by Paula Stanton, Very Tres Chic and photo by Fat Cat Photography

Antique lace original dress inspired by a 1920s dress. I used layers of antique lace appliques and yardages with the matte ivory satin, Pearls are perfect accessories togeather with the cathedral length veil. Gown can be worn in two different lengths. Historic Swiss Village, Very Tres Chic designs and Fat Cat Photography.

Vintage Chantilly lace that was saved from a 1950s wedding dress make this gown so lovely. The lace is so magnificient in layers down the body of this gown, there is a slight train in the back. The dress is really unforgettable. Large chandelier rhinestone earings and the cathedral veil are just right to accent this lovely fitted gown. Gown is an original design by Paula Stanton, Very Tres Chic, Photos by Fat Cat Photography.

One shoulder wraps the bodice of this 1960s inspired original evening gown. Our beautiful model looks luscious in the black chantilly lace, empire waistline evening gown. A delicate ruffle of the lace edges the bodice neckline. A antique silk ribbon belt at the high waist, and the black chandeleir earings are our only addtions. Gown by Paula Stanton, Very Tres Chic, photos by Fat Cat Photography.
Sassy Pink beaded 60s shell with my original antique lace skirt. Skirt is high waisted and pegged with a 60s flavor made with antique lace. A pale pink ostrich feather headpeice and lots of jewels are really fun for our model. Gown by Paula Stanton, Very Tres Chic, photos by Fat Cat Photography.

Wow! Our lovely model couldn't look hotter in this sassy 1950s yellow print sarong. The dress has a fitted ,wrapped wiggle skirt, sweetheart neckline can be worn strapless or with a halter strap. Vintage enamel pins and a handmade butter yellow headpeice are perfect! Our location, Historic Swiss Village, Vintage dress from collection of Paula Stanton, Very Tres Chic, Photographer Fat Cat Photography.

Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Virtual Fashion Show Continues!!

This rasberry & turquoise satin backed irredescent tafetta gown is red carpet ready! The deep v neckline plunges toward the waistline decorated with fabulous handmade flowers, and aroura borealis crystal stones. Several drapes cascade into two separate trains making this gown a show stopper! If you want to make a splash-this is the gown for you! Original gown by Very tres Chic, photos by Fat Cat Photography, location Little Norway!

What a fun gown! Our model absolutely loves this chocolate tafetta 3 peice evening gown and you can tell! First a lovely sheath evening gown with high neckline in front and lower in the back, next the detachable train, and finish it off with a rusched cummerbum. We have accented with a fabulous purple rhinestone brooch! Green vintage bracelet and a sassy headband! Original handmade gown by Very tres Chic, Photos by Fat Cat Photography, location Little Norway.

This brilliant red baby doll 1960s inspired original party dress is the cat's meow! Layered organdy make the skirt ,accented with the apple green belt at the empire waistline. As accents we use red rhinestone jewels and a handmade apple green floral accent in our model's hair. Pictures taken at both the New Glarus Brewery and At the Historic Swiss Village in New Glarus Wisconsin! Our dashing fireman is a volunteer with the new Glarus Department and the antique engine is maintained by the same department. This engine can be seen at Swiss Village! Handmade gown by Very Tres Chic available on my etsy site and photos again by Fat Cat Photographers.

Our beautiful bride wears a vintage gown that reminds us of Audrey Hepburn. French tulle with the most luscious chantilly lace make for the perfect combination. Gown has cap sleeves, and a super full skirt, shown with a fun baby blue crinoline slip. Our natural bouquet has blue iris and sea holly. Gown available at my etsy store, Very Tres Chic. Photos by Fat Cat Photography, location Little Norway.

A dashing Swiss gentleman is just in time to assist our lovely model showing us this silver paisley 60s inspired original cocktail dress! Shown in front of the Swiss Alps at the Swiss Historical Village in New Glarus. This sheath is fitted, there is a detachable glittered tulle train with beaded flowers accents. We have used puter vintage pearl necklaces, a contemporary beetle pearl ring, and vintage silver sequined heels. Original handmade gown by Very tres Chic, Photos by Fat Cat Photography, location Historic Swiss Village, New Glarus.

This gorgeous model is wearing a remarkable two peice evening gown. The handmade original creation features a bustier encrusted with beaded ribbon, rich brown tulle and a vintage brooch. The silk skirt has embroidered flowers and vines adorning the pick ups and train. A tafetta slip give it great fullness.
Our accessories include a chunky topaz floral bracelet and aroura borealis topaz earings. Also show a lovely bouquet of tiaramitsu roses with a vintage bouquet brooch. Gown available at my etsy store, Very Tres Chic. Photos by Fat Cat Photography, location Little Norway.

This Vintage wedding gown is from the glamourous 1930s...think Ginger Rogers! Bias cut slipper satin with a lovely lace bodice and sleeve. Simplicity at its best. We've accented with a totally beaded vintage hat as a headpeice and  of course a catherdral length veil! Because the gowns from this era were so simple they choose elaborate huge bouquets and we quite agree, using spidermums, a white lilies. Vintage gown from Very Tres Chic, photos by Fat Cat Photography.

This vintage inspired original taupe lace with lavender lining, was created by Paula Stanton, Very Tres Chic. It features an empire waistline, highlighted with a purple brooch. A silk Indian Sari inspired shawl is the perfect color to accent this gown.

Our model shows us this Original Lovely Chantilly Lace bridal gown featured here at Little Norway. An empire waistline and a slight a-line to the skirt make this so perfect in a setting like this. We have accented simply with an antique jade necklace and a cathedral veil. Romantic rose in our bouquet the perfect addition. Handmade by Paula Stanton,Very Tres Chic, photos by Fat Cat Photography.

Vintage 1960s wedding dress is so hippie chic! This wonderful antique lace gown features an empire waistline and tiny fitted leg-o-muffin sleeves. A satin ribbon accents the waistline. We added the handmade butterfly bouquet and handmade flowers in her hair! All are available at my etsy store. Vintage by very tres chic, photographs by Fat Cat Photography. Little Norway enchanted cabin!

Original 1930s vintage inspired evening gown in baby blue bubble crepe organza. Deep v neckline and the plunging back are so dramatic! Godet added to the skirt with delicated blossums added at the hem. Layers of vintage auroura borealis crystal neclaces and crystal earings are perfect! The location- Historic Swiss Village, New Glarus, the fashions Very Tres Chic, the photographers- Fat cat Photography.

Our beautiful model shows us my vintabe inspired 1920s tea gown! A fitted bodice and cascading skirt in purple and green print chiffon are perfect for this dress. Godets at the hip and fabric drapes on the gown add to the 20s flavor. Contemporary pumps and handmade hair combs the perfect accessories for this playful frock. The fashions Very Tres Chic, the photographers- Fat cat Photography.

Vintage 1940s evening gown perfect in the iris garden. This black crepe 40s gown has a fitted bodice and flowing skirt. Gold trim on the bodice the only decoration. We chose Gold platforms as the perfect pumps. Valhalla Homestead is our location, The fashions Very Tres Chic, the photographers- Fat cat Photography.

Vintage 1920s silk chiffon, a perfect choice for our Little Norway location. Flowing layered orange plaid fabric in the rich shades from the 1920s. A shawl
collar, flowy skirt, and fabric belt are accents of the frock. This dress is avialable for sale at my etsy store! Vintage by very tres chic, photographs by Fat Cat Photography.

Tuesday, June 22, 2010

Just The Beginning...Virtual Fashion Show!

Our First gown shown is vintage 1970s. The  detachable hood, sleeves and bodice are decorated with lace & pearls. Empire waistline, watteau train, back zipper closure. Gown is ivory polyester, yes!, you can machine wash your wedding dress. We have featured with a more traditional bouquet first, spider mums and seasonal bridal wreath, and secondly with a more contemporary bouquet- hawaiian Protea. This lovely gown is available for sale in my etsy store, very tres chic.
Fashion by Very Tres Chic by Paula Stanton and photos by Fat Cat Photography

Our Second Vintage gown is a breathtaking silk wedding gown from the 1950s.
Natural waistline, with lovely alencon lace appliques at the neckline. There are buttons as the back closure,and delicate decorations at the back waistline.
We used gorgeous roses and pink aramanthus in our bouquet. Simple pearls for a necklace, chunky pearl bracelet, a giant faux diamond ring, and a lovely handmade silk flower headpeice with short veil. All are for sale at my etsy store. Bouquet original design by Paula Stanton. Location Little Norway.

Our third gown is an original created with antique lace appliques and lace yardages. The corset top and shorter layer skirt feature the appliques, and are decorated with topaz ribbon laces and belt at the hip. The longest skirt is crepe chiffon in three different tones, ivory, ecru and latte. Accessories include chocolate neclace and earings, a delightful handmade feather headpeice and my original Brooch Bouquet. All are available at my etsy store.

Copper....Here at the remarkable New Glarus Brewery our lovely model is wearing a 1940s copper peplem dress. Super fitted with peplems flaring from the waist. We have accented the dress with a vintage necklace, layered it with a contemporary necklace, pheasant feather headpeice, and a copper paisley shawl. Gown from the collection of Paula Stanton & Very Tres Chic, photograph by Fat Cat Photography.

Our next selection was inspired by another evening gown I created, this is the short & sassy version. Irredescent Charcoal gray taffetta, backed in black satin make for a lovely sheen to the dress, hematite beads decorate the large handmade flowers at the waist and on the skirt. The train in the back make this dress something special! This dress is also available on my etsy site. Original design by Paula Stanton Very Tres Chic, Photos by Fat Cat photography. Little Norway the location!

Delightful Pale pink chiffon layered with antique lace are perfect on this 1930s evening gown. Tiny purple velvet ribbons on skirt and sleeves. Our addition is a handmade pink feather headpeice. Vintage gown by Paula Stanton Very Tres Chic, Photos by Fat Cat photography. Little Norway the location!

Delicious Bias cut satin vintage evening gown perfect for your Harlow moment!
Strapy fitted bodice and full skirt drape wonderfully on this gown. We've accented, of course, with full ostrich boas and mounds of rhinestone jewels. Our beautiful model is up over 3 stories on the spiral staircase in the New Glarus Brewery! Vintage gown by Paula Stanton Very Tres Chic, Photos by Fat Cat photography.

This wedding selection is an original from my line. It is handmade in white chiffon with flower blossums cascading from shoulder to train. There are vintage pearls added to the flowers. We have accented with a matching headband, contemporary Lime green ring and bracelet. The protea bouquet is a great choice for our setting at Little Norway. Gown by Very Tres Chic, Photographs by Fat Cat Photography.

Delightful 1950s embroidered organza strapless tea length bridal gown. Perfect for a wedding anywhere. Lovely material, full skirt, we've used a blue tulle crinoline for the photo shoot- you can wear without a colored crinoline, or wear down with no crinoline. A french tulle headband with a giant blossum and blue bouquet and bracelet make for something blue for our bride! Our setting at Little Norway. Gown by Very Tres Chic, Photographs by Fat Cat Photography.

Two New Creations

These are two brand new gowns!

Wednesday, June 16, 2010


I have 6 creations that are featured in the top 100 most popular vintage items on WEDSY! I am number 5 in The TOP TEN MOST INFLUENTIAL VINTAGE SITES on ETSY!

Wednesday, June 2, 2010

Sneak Peek At the Soon to Come "Virtual Fashion Show"

Coming Soon! A"Virtual Fashion Show" Produced By Paula Stanton with Gowns and Accessories by Very tres Chic and photography by Fat Cat Photography. This stunning gown is a slipper satin bias cut evening gown from the 1930s. Accessories include a glorious aurora borealis bib necklace and earings and ivory ostrich boa. Photo taken at the remarkable New Glarus Brewery!
Note: gowns and accessories are availble for sale!

Steel Gray Embossed Tafetta Strapless Evening Gown Inspired by a French 1950's design by Jacques Heisn. A fitted bodice to the lower hip, cascading back into a wonderous train, gathered and embelished with bows. This gown can be made in any fabric and would be a glorious wedding gown!
An original design by Paula Stanton using antique lace and chiffon! This gown can be worn three different ways. My original Brooch bouquet makes a splash together with the whimsical feather headpeice! This photo was taken at Little Norway, by Fat Cat Photographers.
This huge copper vessel makes a wonderful backdrop for this 1940s dress.The lines are wonderful on the peplem skirt, a fun gold bib necklace and paisley shawl are the perfect additions to the ensemble. Photo by Fat Cat and location The New Glarus Brewery!

This sassy 1960's Baby Doll Inspired Cocktail Dress is in the lightest Bubble Organza. It has an Apple Green Grosgain Ribbon belt and an Apple Green floral Headpeice. Both are available at my store!
Notice the dashing volunteer Fireman Andy Beal Of the New Glarus Fire Dept! This is an antique fire truck maintained by the department and is on display at the wonderful Historic Swiss Village in New Glarus, Wi.
It was a tough assignment but this volunteer did his best to supervise the photo shoot at the Swiss Village. This vivasious floral wrap sarong features yellow hibiscus flowers on a green and tan backround. The floral headband is the perfect accessory addition to our fireman!

With the mountains of Switzerland in the background, this lovely black and silver brocade cocktail dress is ready to party! A strapless fitted 50's inspired sheath has a fun sparkling glittered tulle oversirt that detaches at the waist. Charcoal pearls, a fun ring, and wonderful silver sequin pumps complete the look! And... a girl can't be alone in the Swiss Alps without one of the locals as her guide! Thank goodness for this gentleman!