Vera Wang and Custom Details; Idris Elba and Sabrina Dhowre’s magical wedding

May 7, 2019

Ellis Bridals love celebrity weddings, they set wedding dress trends for years to come and showcase some of the best designers of bridal couture. This weekend the world was delighted when Idris Elba married his girlfriend of two years, Sabrina Dhowre, in a ceremony at the Ksar Char Bagh hotel in Marrakesh recently.

The bride wore a custom white silk crepe Vera Wang gown with off-the-shoulder sleeves styled by Law Roach, who also works with Ariana Grande and Zendaya. The entrepreneur and model also honored her new husband with little details in her dress; the hem was embroidered with the words “This train carries no wrong do-ers,” a saying that Elba has tattooed on his forearm, according to People Magazine. Dhowre’s cathedral-length tulle veil was embellished with hand-placed macramé lace. After the ceremony, she changed into a custom ivory mermaid gown, also by Wang, with macramé lace and crystal and pearl embroidery.

Elba wore a custom black Ozwald Boateng suit.

The celebration lasted three days, starting with a “colours of the Souk”-themed dinner the night before the wedding at the Amanjena; the day after the big event, guests attended an all-white party at the Mandarin Oriental.

What we can see of Sabrina’s gown is flowing with an open neckline and clean lines with chic fabrics and decorations. Ellis Bridals love it and has worked hard to put together a run-down of how Ellis brides can get the same sophisticated charm.

Off-the-shoulder Dream

Get Sabrina’s wedding dress’s clean lines from Ellis Bridals latest collection; the Belgravia Collection which is over flowing with form-fitting dresses and sweeping lines. Capture the stunning sweep of her silken gown and the open neckline with this Ellis Bridals ballgown. The drama of this dress is showcased in its statement satin ballgown shape and crystal beaded belt, designed to make an entrance. The striking silhouette is perfectly enhanced with pleating across the bodice and off the shoulder sleeve details. Clean in its detail, this style lends itself perfectly to be accessorised with vintage statement earrings and hair pieces.

Ellis Bridals Satin Ballgown | Style 17051

Lovely Lace

Or take the off-the-shoulder effect of Sabrina’s dress and give it a fairy-tale edge with this contemporary and intriguing Ellis Bridals wedding dress. This magical Ellis dress is relaxed sophistication at its finest.  The off-the-shoulder neckline creates a silhouette that celebrates the body, crafted in luxurious embroidered lace. The fit and flare shape is decorated in soft florals, with details highlighted by careful layering. Offset this gown with the Moroccan theme of Sabrina and Idris’s wedding with a smoky eye and colourful accents and vintage features in your decorations.

Ellis Bridals Fit & Flare Dress | Style 11753

Simply Elegant

Or embrace the clean lines of Vera Wang’s Mikado dress with this effortlessly glamorous wedding dress crafted by Ellis in the finest mikado. A bardot neckline and striking off-the-shoulder straps enhance the femininity of this gown alongside a unique box pleat skirt which only adds to the drama of this design. Hold your vows and keep them safe in the added pockets. Pair with a sleek updo and delicate bracelets for a gorgeous yet classic Hollywood look.

Ellis Bridals Mikado Ballgown | Style 19102

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