Real Bride

Last month I took a trip to the motherland to attend my best friend’s wedding. It was my first time coming back since I left then Island at 11 so the trip had to be super special. I created a bespoke bridal piece for her, a special dress for a special bride.

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The beautiful bride in custom Tale for Esther Bespoke Bridal Dress.

Photography by: Paopao Sanchez Photo (Best of Cebu)

Videography by: Team Panda Films

Planner: Wedding Errands Cebu

Make up: Debbie Navares

Flowers & Event Styling: periwinkle Pink & Purple Events & Style.

Www.taleforesther.com.

Magazine Launch

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Last Saturday, I attended a small dinner celebrating the Trustworthy Magazine Launch with cover star, Amina Budafly in Glendale, Ca.

 

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Cover Star, Amina Buddafly  

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Magazine Editor & Photographer, Amina Touray with Amina Buddafly

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(Left) With featured Make Up Artist, Irma Vazquez.

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(Left) With featured make up artist, Niehla O. 

Images courtesy of Amina Touray Photography. To see the digital copy, click link below. 

https://issuu.com/trustworthymagazine/docs/trustworthy 

 

Miss Independent

 “MISS INDEPENDENT” .

Model: Lorraine Silva 

Wardrobe : Tale for Esther 

Creative Director / Producer: Victoria Elgin Zulueta 

Photographer: Erik Kastner at 50fifty Studios

BTS Photographer:  Anjanette Arnold

Hair & Makeup: Michelle Limon

Styling Pulls: info@taleforesther.com 

 

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Deserted

Fashion Editorial 

Quiggle Ignacio in our Natalie lace dress.

Photography:  Jessica Robles

Hair & Make Up:  Jordan Fox

Styling:  Daniel Almillo 

For Styling pulls: info@taleforesther.com

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SS18 - Finale

Tale for Esther SS18 Runway Presentation with The Model Experience at the LA Convention Center on April 15, 2018 | Photography by Takata Photo & Design.

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Black sequin fitted halter dress with a low back. 

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SS18 - Look 14

Tale for Esther SS18 Runway Presentation with The Model Experience at the LA Convention Center on April 15, 2018 | Photography by Takata Photo & Design. 

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Mesh and lace with hand-stitch lace appliqué detail on the from bodice. 

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SS18 - Look 11

Tale for Esther SS18 Runway Presentation with The Model Experience at the LA Convention Center on April 15, 2018 | Photography by Takata Photo & Design.

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Floral flowy dress in chiffon with open back detail. 

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SS18 - Look 10

Tale for Esther SS18 Runway Presentation with The Model Experience at the LA Convention Center on April 15, 2018 | Photography by Takata Photo & Design.

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Corset bodice with hand-stitched lace appliqué and floral chiffon skirt. I added lace trim detail at the hem for that delicate, romantic feel. 

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SS18 - Look 9

Tale for Esther SS18 Runway Presentation with The Model Experience at the LA Convention Center on April 15, 2018 | Photography by Takata Photo & Design.

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Ivory lace dress with a fuschia bias trim for detail. I used this piece as a transition look from light to dark color ways (remaining half of the collection..) 

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SS18 - Look 8

Tale for Esther SS18 Runway Presentation with The Model Experience at the LA Convention Center on April 15, 2018 | Photography by Takata Photo & Design.

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For this look, the fuschia floral

bodysuit is latered with a sweetheart fitted lace ivory dress. I thought this would be an odd combination but it turned it good!  

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SS18 - Look 7

Tale for Esther SS18 Runway Presentation with The Model Experience at the LA Convention Center on April 15, 2018 | Photography by Takata Photo & Design.

 

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Fucshia and red orange colorblock dress with  ties at shoulder.

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SS18 - Look 6

Tale for Esther SS18 Runway Presentation with The Model Experience at the LA Convention Center on April 15, 2018 | Photography by Takata Photo & Design.

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Fitted dress with ruffle at elbow in a height fuschia floral print. This lace fabric was wrinkled in purpose to make the color pop and to give dimension to the print. 

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SS18 - Look 5

Tale for Esther SS18 Runway Presentation with The Model Experience at the LA Convention Center on April 15, 2018 | Photography by Takata Photo & Design.

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Mesh Bodysuit with embroidered lace detail on a fuschia peplum skirt) The peplum has been an essential part of my design aesthetic from day One. 

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SS18 - Look 4

Tale for Esther SS18 Runway Presentation with The Model Experience at the LA Convention Center on April 15, 2018 | Photography by Takata Photo & Design.

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The geometric pink sequin dress was meticulously cut to have the shape and the patterns match at sides. 

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SS18 Look 3

Tale for Esther SS18 Runway Presentation with The Model Experience at the LA Convention Center on April 15, 2018 | Photography by Takata Photo & Design.

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For the 3rd look I paired the baby pink lace body suit with the charmeuse flowy skirt.’

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SS18 - Look 2

Tale for Esther SS18 Runway Presentation with The Model Experience at the LA Convention Center on April 15, 2018 | Photography by Takata Photo & Design.

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For the second look, I paired the corset Bodysuit with the mesh skirt for the triple bow detail.  

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SS18 - Look 1

Tale for Esther SS18 Runway Presentation with The Model Experience at the LA Convention Center on April 15, 2018 | Photography by Takata Photo & Design.

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For this look, I paired a corset bodice in silk organza with a pink peplum fitted skirt.  

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