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Elise’s Formal Dress

Nov 15, 2013

In:Couture, made to measure

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Elise is a gorgeous daughter of my beautiful friend Wendy!

We have seen her blossom into a beautiful young lady ! I remember Elise told Wendy –

“Anthony is my very own designer, and he is going to design my formal dress” I thought that was so cute and I m honoured.


This is a dress that screams out Hot, Sexy and Strong Silhouette!

It fits like a glove but glides like a snake on the red carpet!

Like they say :

“The most simple dress is the hardest to create!”

So I think I have achieved that!

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This dress is one of my latest “Made to Measure”(Couture) dance wear. My client wanted a leopard print dress that still has the sexy elegance look. She wants to be the queen of the jungle and rules the dance floor as the same time when she performs. The dress also embellished with Ruby Crystals on the front and side of the dress. She was so happy with this dress. Now she can perform with my 3C signature on the dance floor.

Confident Competent Comfort

So what do yo think?

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Grand Opening Sale! 30% off everything before 30th November 2013.

We have just launched AVL Designs Brand New Website this morning. Please check it out and give me feedback about out site.

For the opening sale, everything is 30% off just sign up to our list before November 30 !

Please check out our NEW Spring Collections for Mens and Womens.


We have just launched AVL Designs Brand New Website this morning. Please check it out and give me feedback about out site.

For the opening sale, everything is 30% off just sign up to our list before November 30 !

Please check out our NEW Spring Collections for Mens and Womens.

Sea Urchin !

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I was so excited about my new website and I am not suppose to show it as yet because it is still under construction.

I just can’t help but to share a sneak peek of the new website with you.


So what do you think?

Please like and leave your comment here or on AVL Facebook Page.

Tune in next week our new collections for Mens, Womens and Accessories for Spring 2013.

Thanks for dropping by.


I love Anthurium flower. It has a sophisticate character and elegant look about it. This ballroom gown was inspired by this tropical flower. My client at the time was looking for a ballroom gown that has the sassy and elegant  look in ebony black and highlight with fire red embroidered motifs and hand embellished with lustre red crystals. My client was very pleased with her gown and I was super happy with it too. About Anthurium Flower “Anthurium Fire Red Tropical Flower is an instrumentally characterized flower, with an atmosphere of sassy attitude and blazing individuality. A leaf-like head beholds the fierce red color, exploding into even more intensity with the circulating veins on bloom, allowing a strike of culminating lights and darks to be shaded over the glossy surface. This is the matter that truly makes this flower look so alive. A single lengthy stem bursts out of the center of the head and extends upwards with a pale lower half, and tipped in a light yellow color. A stunning and easily noticed flower, this anthurium stands alone with poise and esteem, while it also fits into bouquets and centerpieces with Burgundy Black Calla Lilies and Burgundy Red Succulent Flowers for nearly any occasion Anthuriums are herbaceous epiphytes native to tropical America. Anthurium is a genus of more than 800 species found in the New World tropics from Mexico to northern Argentina and Uruguay. The Anthurium is also known as Painted Tongue, Flamingo Flower (Flamingo Lily) or Tail Flower. Anthuriums are grown for their brightly colored flower spathes and their ornamental leaves.”   If you like this post please like, share and leave us a comment. Thanks for dropping by. Flowers Images & Sources:–_543.htm


Last week I was so pleased to receive this beautiful photograph of Lisa Marie. She was wearing one of my latest design “The Lyrical Coral Lace”. Lisa Marie won First place in Lyrical at The Hawkesbury City Eisteddfod. The Eisteddfod provides an opportunity for individuals to gain experience by performing to the public while polishing their skills and gaining knowledge and valuable experience by participating in all areas of the program. For many it is a stepping stone to greater things. The Hawkesbury region hosts a competition that is widely recognised and respected. People travel from as far as Canberra, Bathurst and the North Coast. It is by far the biggest annual cultural event held in the Hawkesbury each year. Thanks so much for your support and your mum Kate.  You are so talented and beautiful. Congratulations  on your winning  Lisa Marie.

I had such a pleasure designing two dance outfits for Gabby Melissari. Also to congratulate her for winning award at the event.

Congratulations Gabby and thanks for your support over the year.

You and Maria are wonderful.

Ballroom Dress

Latin  2 piece Images: James Wang Dance Photography

Two weekends ago, we attended The F.I.E.N.D.S  Sydney’s Same Sex Dancesport Competition 2013. It was such a great event we were there to cheer Amanda and Sharon, they were performing in the competition. I was so pleased to see them wearing my latest design. They look fantastic!

Thanks for your support Amanda and Sharon. Nick and I really enjoyed the competition and thanks so much for your invitation to the event.

Both Amanda & Sharon were also featured on the front cover of the July issue (No. 651) of SX magazine.

In case you are wondering what is  F.I.E.N.D.S stand for:

Friendly,Inclusive, Easygoing, Non-political, Dance of Sydney

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I am so happy to share this news with you today.  My beautiful clients Amanda & Sharon are in the spotlight this week. They have been featured on the front cover of the latest issue of SX magazine (Issue No. 651) wearing my designs.

SX July Issue No. 651

Amanda and Sharon are competing in the same-sex ballroom competition this Saturday and we wish them the very best of luck with the competition. Thank you Amanda and Sharon for choosing to wear one of my latest designs for this exciting event.

Next week we will post the photo of that new designs.