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Australian Achiever Award 2018

BRIDES BY FRANCESCA WIN AUSTRALIAN 
ACHIEVER CUSTOMER SERVICE AWARD 

Brides by Francesca, in Rockdale, NSW, has won the 2018 Australian Achiever Award for Australia’s Bridal & Wedding Services & Supplies category.

Now in their 21st year, the Australian Achiever Awards are an independent, unbiased award system based on assessment ratings from companies’ own clients and therefore an indication of a well-run healthy business, worthy of patronage. The ward focuses on seven criteria, namely: Time Related Service, Addressing Client Needs, Care and Attention, Value, Attitude, Communication and Overall Perception.

The criteria are rated individually in percentage terms and the final score is an amalgam of these. Anything above 80% overall is regarded as exceptional and reflects outstanding customer service.

Brides By Francesca achieved a 97.25% overall score for Customer Service and Relations, topping all other Australia Bridal & Wedding Service & Supplies business. The 2018 Australian Achiever Award proves Brides by Francesca delivers on the promise of customer satisfaction.

Brides by Francesca is a renowned high-end bridal boutique, which services clientele all over Australia and New Zealand. It is owned by Francesca Orlando who has over twenty years experience in the bridal industry. Francesca and her team of highly qualified couturiers provide a personalised and intimate service, allowing their brides to create their dream gown. They provide one-on-one sessions, where the team give customers their undivided attention. Francesca says “Our focus is on service and providing the best experience for our clientele. We jump hoops to help our brides achieve their dream expectations, and feel special and beautiful.”

Some comments received from Brides by Francesca customers were:

“Francesca went so far above and beyond, completely exceeding my expectations. She provided a perfectly
personalised service for me; I felt special like I was the only person she was helping.  She invested so much time and
energy into the entire process and was at every fitting making sure everything was perfect. I made heaps of
changes which she was more than happy to accommodate. She was extremely flexible and worked around my
limited availability.  Because of her, it was a stress‐free, fluid easy process. I had a really amazing experience. “

“I have found Brides by Francesca to be highly professional. Their customer service is second to none. All of the team
are fantastic, they are very friendly and provide an amazing experience. “

“I was really pleased with them. They made sure I got everything, exactly as I wanted. I changed my mind every five
minutes and they handled it so well and were more than happy to accommodate. They fit me perfectly and the
dress was still a perfect fit months later when I needed to wear it again. The quality of my dress and all the
accessories were beautiful.”

For more information, go to www.achiever.com.au
or contact Francesca Orlando at Brides By Francesca on 02 9597 2387.

2019 Muse by BERTA

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2019 MUSE by BERTA – City of Angels

The 2019 MUSE by Berta collection is called City of Angels and is surely anything but angelic. Sexy, edgy, and bold are just some of the words that begin to describe this groundbreaking collection. Shot on the raw and vibrant streets of Rodeo Drive, the juxtaposition of romance and edginess create a buzz that’s worth all the wait.

While the last collection is still bustling and went completely viral on all social media this new collection is surely not one to fall behind. Intricately detailed with edgy silhouettes make up the 2019 MUSE by Berta collection. We learn time and time again just why the Muse by Berta line is quickly becoming the most sought-after in the bridal industry.

The new MUSE by Berta City of Angels collection is about to take the bridal industry by storm. Adding a freshness that is unique and special, by the one and only mastermind behind it all, Berta!

Available in store July onwards.

NYBFW BERTA F/W 2018 Runway Show

The long awaited, most anticipated bridal show day has finally commenced and it certainly did not disappoint! The BERTA F/W 2018 couture runway show exceeded everyone’s imagination. A runway show that took New York Bridal fashion Week to another level. The excitement, the magic and quality of the bridal couture creations was out of this world.

Everyone in the audience was left speechless as the stunning BERTA creations walked down the runway. A mix of elegance, sparkle, sexiness, and glamour was the reoccurring theme that time and time again proves why BERTA always leaves her mark in the industry. It was an absolutely perfect runway show at Canoe Studios showcasing the stunning dresses in a modern, yet chic location. The show included timeless silhouettes with an exciting and fresh take that everyone in the room could not take their eyes off of. The shimmering details on the long capes and trains were seen from all over the room!

Aside from the astonishing creations, the models walking in the runway show looked flawless. A beautiful array of skin tone and hair created a sequence that left everyone in awe. The beauty look was a striking eye and soft nude lip color. A perfect balance with the shimmering gowns. Hair was kept subtle with gorgeous loose waves and amazing custom star headpieces by Maria Elena Headpiece – made especially for the BERTA show. The stunning headpieces were the perfect touch and completed the look.

Here are a few photos from the BERTA F/W 2018 couture runway show:

 

BERTA at the Emmy’s

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The 69th prime time Emmy Awards this year was an event not to miss! As several stunning celebrities walked the red carpets in beautiful BERTA evening dresses. BERTA at the Emmy’s is always a sight to see and this year was nothing short of spectacular.

Orange Is the New Black actress, Jackie Cruz wore BERTA 2017 while attending the NETFLIX Emmy after party, September 17th. She looked so beautiful and styled the look flawlessly with a hot, red lip and updo. The dress was a true statement piece on her.

Madeline Brewer, a graduate of American Musical and Dramatic Academy in New York City, made her TV debut in Orange Is the New Black. Madeline wore one of our new creations from the BERTA Evening line (2018). This form-fitting, beaded style worked so perfectly with her sleek bun and a red lip. The colouring all worked together very nicely. We love how she styled the look and made the dress really pop on the red carpet!

attends the 69th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2017 in Los Angeles, California.

Nastia Liukin is a Russian-American former gymnast. She is the 2008 Olympic individual all-around champion, the 2005 and 2007 world champion on the balance beam, and the 2005 world champion on the uneven bars. She is also a four-time all-around U.S. national champion. With nine World Championships medals, seven of them individual, Liukin is tied with Shannon Miller for the third-highest tally of World Championship medals. It is safe to say that Nastia was a true vision in BERTA Evening. Nastia wore a stunning nude and crystallized deep V gown with a huge ball gown skirt. She looked like a beautiful queen on the red carpet! We can’t get enough of her look!

attends the 69th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2017 in Los Angeles, California.
attends the 69th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2017 in Los Angeles, California.

BERTA Celebrities Favourite

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Among all the beauty in the Evening line by BERTA, there was one that stood out and became a phenomenon among celebrities all over the world. We are honored to have dressed some incredible ladies in BERTA style 17-22. The popularity of this stunning dress keeps growing every day. It is a true BERTA masterpiece, along with the rest of the 2017 Collection. Each and every one of these ladies brought her own style and flair while wearing this stunning work of art. It’s no question that the effortlessly sexy dress gets so much love! Models, actresses, and TV personalities from all over the world had this style as their number one choice.

Neta Alchimister is a top Israeli model and social media phenomenon. Neta recently wore this dress to the Venice International Film Festival in Italy. It is the oldest film festival in the world, bringing in all the top celebrities and press to the occasion. She completely rocked this whole look!

Daria Platt is an Israeli model part of the ELITE model crew, she has a huge following on social media and is only seen at major events around the world. Daria also wore this dress to the Venice International Film Festival in Italy and looked absolutely flawless. She let the dress speak for itself.

Tanya Mityushina, Russian fashion model who is one of the models featured in the 2016 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue, wore the stunning Berta evening dress to the Sports Illustrated Fashionable 50 Event. All eyes were on her and we could see how!

Kimberley Garner is an English television personality, actress and socialite best known for her role in the reality television series Made in Chelsea. Kimberley looked immaculate in this edgy BERTA evening dress while attending DeGrisogono “Love On The Rocks” event during the 70th annual Cannes Film Festival at Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc in Cap d’Antibes, France.

Lucy Mecklenburgh, beautiful English actress and entrepreneur, attended the Fifty Shades Darker UK Premiere and this dress was perfect for the occasion. You can feel her confidence through her look. She truly shined the red carpet.

The one and only Julianne Hough wore this sexy BERTA dress to Dancing with the Stars TV show. It was a huge hit as many publications were praising her bold look for the night. The dress fit her like a glove and Julianne truly never looked better.

Lee Levi, Danish/Israeli model, actress, and TV Personality wow’d everyone at the Chopard event in Cannes wearing this dress. Lee is a huge fan of our silhouettes, and this particular one looked perfect on her!