Haute Couture Bridal & Evening Gowns

Sonia D’ Ochoa designs breathtakingly unique made-to-measure wedding dresses in Melbourne.

She has over 25 years’ industry experience and has worked for leading wedding gown designers around Australia and abroad. Her extensive industry experience and formal studies enabled her to hone her skills in Haute Couture before stepping out and creating her own label of globally inspired couture bridal gown designs in Melbourne, Australia. Sonia’s love for fashion began at an early age inspired by her grandma and auntie who also designed clothing.

Every piece is personally handcrafted by Sonia and designed to your individual requirements and style. Embracing the traditional French techniques of contemporary French Couture, each design exudes attention to detail combined with beautiful French and Italian laces and pure silk fabrics.

Sonia is a hands-on wedding dress designer that takes pride in every gown. She creates the most flattering shape for each individual to ensure a perfect fit for your special day. With an eye for the breathtaking, Sonia is an expert in creating stunning, couture wedding dresses in Melbourne.

She is best regarded for her beautifully structured and assembled corsets that fit perfectly to the silhouette, combining classical elements of bygone eras with a contemporary edge. Sonia makes the wearer look and feel glamorous, elegant and sensual.

Sonia can customise unique designer gowns, incorporating her client’s ideas with couture techniques and styling. She creates gowns tailored to her clients in a personalised way, achieving their vision and ensuring that the gown is not only fitted to their figure but also to their personality, maintaining their own unique style. Sonia produces designer couture wedding gowns that are truly one of a kind.

Located in Melbourne, Sonia offers personalised consultations which are available from Monday to Saturday to help you bring your dream wedding gown to life. Each dress is designed and embellished by hand right here in her Melbourne atelier. Sonia is committed to quality craftsmanship and will help you find a design that perfectly reflects the love you share with your significant other.


You will have all eyes on you in Sonia’s collection of couture wedding dresses, which boast a range of flattering necklines, remarkable church and cathedral length trains and exquisite handmade embellishments.

The Charlotte dress is an enchanting two-piece ball gown with a sweetheart neckline and cathedral length train. The structured corset is delicately embellished with handmade flowers. The floral organza skirt features natural tones complemented by a peachy orange colour, casting a floral romantic feel.

The Grace gown will have you feeling like a princess, with its flowy tulle fit and flare silhouette, sweetheart neckline and cathedral length train. The gown emanates opulence with its pure silk lining and magnificent three-dimensional embellishments from the neckline all the way down the train.

The Amelia gown has an elegant design that will make you look and feel like royalty. The fitted bodice opens up to a lace insert across the back. The pleated A-line circular skirt features pockets and flows down to the floor where there is an intricate lace element around the hemline.

The Alice gown encapsulates femininity with its sweetheart neckline, front split and intricate guipure lace florals flowing down to the floor. The detachable full-circle gather skirt which attaches at the waist with a bow gives the gown an impeccable finish.

If you are looking for something simply stunning, then the Letizia gown is for you. This long-fitted gown has a gorgeous plunging neckline, front split and church length train. The bow on the self-belt gives the gown an additional element of charm.

The Margaret gown is the definition of enchanting, with its daring neckline and magnificent applique lace decorations which reach around to the back bodice to create an illusion. The double circle skirt flows down from the hipline to create a church length train.

Sonia is a Melbourne wedding dress designer dedicated to helping you find the right dress for your special day. Browse Sonia’s collection of couture bridal dresses online and get in touch to book a no-obligation consultation.

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