Designer bridal gowns

Bespoke Bridal Gowns for every bride

Welcome to White Silk Bridal Couture, designer of elegant, timeless and unique wedding dresses for brides in Tauranga and across New Zealand. Our gowns are handcrafted and made-to-measure in our Tauranga boutique, ensuring your gown is of the very highest quality.

A woman in a white bridal gown smiles as she walks down the aisle of a large church

You must be here as you’re searching through wedding dresses in New Zealand, looking for your dream gown. We invite you to look through some of the unique wedding gowns we’ve created and start to imagine your gown.

After that, simply send White Silk Bridal Couture a message using the form on this page and we can book you in for a consultation.

A designer Wedding dress to treasure forever

Handcrafted & Unique Wedding Dresses

Graceful & exquisite gowns

Leading designer Nicky Hayward will work one on one with you to create your wedding dress. She’ll consider all aspects that are important to you, ensuring the style complements your physique.

Elegant, Romantic & Timeless

A woman in a wedding dress smiles as she leans out of a small black car parked in front of steps

We will handcraft your wedding dress in our Tauranga bridal studio where we source the finest silks and laces.

Every piece of lace is thought out and every stitch made to look seamless. The process is designed to be as simple and stress free as possible, so you can focus on the rest of your wedding planning.

Book your bridal gown consultation

We design and make every gown made-to-measure, with our designer wedding gowns brought to life to fit perfectly for your wedding.


Precision with every stitch in your dream wedding dress

We look forward to welcoming you for your bridal gown consultation, and the honour of creating the gown of your dreams.

We’re here to take you through every step, ensuring you’ll wear a gown of beauty and individuality. You can start that journey today by booking your bridal gown consultation.

A personalised white silk bridal service

We’re here to help you at every stage of the creation process and to ensure it is stress free and enjoyable.

The true bridal boutique experience

Brides will find our Tauranga bridal studio to be a place of sanctuary and inspiration. We can’t wait to meet you and start work on your stunning wedding dress.

Support for brides who live outside Tauranga

Brides quite often travel to have their bridal gown handcrafted by us. To help, we can eliminate one trip by doing the calico in the same appointment as the consultation.

What our brides say about our work

“Nicky is super talented and her knowledge of what she does is second to none.” – Kelly

“From start to finish, the entire wedding dress process was stress-free and so special.” – Aimee

“The dress fitted perfectly, was of exceptional quality and looked stunning.” – Kase


three white wedding dresses on mannequins in a bridal shop
Three of our designer bridal gowns that are made-to-measure.

We love sharing our latest news and invite you to head over to the White Silk Bridal Couture latest news.

You’ll find updates on our bridal gowns and helpful advice such as Five Tips When Searching for Wedding Dresses.

Book your private consultation

You can start your journey today towards a handcrafted bridal gown designed in Tauranga by White Silk Bridal Couture.

Simply fill in the contact form below and we’ll get right back to you.

Also, please do check out the FAQs about our designer bridal gowns, where you’ll find our Terms and Conditions, thank you.

Our opening hours are Tuesday to Saturday from 9.30am.

Tel: 021 335 115