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in the studio with verena von pufendorf

By Marlene | Published: 7. December 2011

“Yes!” That’s what I thought when I first saw the wedding dress in Verena von Pufendorf’s studio.

Now scroll down to see what I mean, then come back up here, because I need to tell you more about it.

Verena designed that wedding dress for herself and she told me that when she put it on that day, her nerves settled immediately. Today, she keeps it in her studio to show customers who are considering ordering a wedding dress from her. I don’t know about you, but I think that dress alone is a pretty convincing argument to get married.

In case you have no plans to get married, Verena designs a whole range of other dresses, all equally as stunning. I had been following her as a designer for a while and I’m so glad I finally took the chance to visit her in her Berlin studio to see her collection up close. She adds new styles every season, from that showstopper in the picture just below to cool everyday dresses, like the one she’s wearing herself, a short velvet dress with capped sleeves that she’s just added to her collection. The designs are made-to-measure and she has them produced in Germany. You can buy them from her online shop, as well as complimentary garments, but I think you really need to see them up close and feel them. The silks she uses are light as air and the detailing on the clothes is quite incredible, from hand-died feathers from the 1920s to the lace she orders from France.

I really hope Verena opens her own shop soon. Until then, you can see her collection here. And then quickly make an appointment.

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9 Comments

  1. lis
    Posted 7. December 2011 at 18:04 | Permalink

    Ohja ohja: Heiraten? In dem Kleid (nur ohne Blumenarrangement auf der Schulter)? Aber sowas von SOFORT! Na, warten wer mal ab, was sich hier zuhause noch so tut, wa?

    • Marlene
      Posted 8. December 2011 at 11:06 | Permalink

      Hahaha, ja, vielleicht sollte man Ausdrucke von dem Kleid ganz zufällig überall in der Wohnung liegen lassen…

  2. lis
    Posted 8. December 2011 at 15:04 | Permalink

    ich seh´s schon kommen: “du, was sollen denn die ganzen Bilder hier? ich räum die mal weg, ja!!???” ähem.

    • Marlene
      Posted 9. December 2011 at 13:19 | Permalink

      “Musst du immer so viel ausdrucken? Die Farbpatrone ist schon wieder leer!”

  3. Jessica
    Posted 10. December 2011 at 17:41 | Permalink

    beautiful and inspiring images !

    • Marlene
      Posted 11. December 2011 at 19:20 | Permalink

      Jessica, thanks so much! They were a pleasure to take.

  4. Sabine
    Posted 11. December 2011 at 02:00 | Permalink

    Ich hatte die große Freude den Traum aus Stoff und Schnitt an meiner Freundin zu bewundern. Verena steckt wahnsinnig viel Zeit und Liebe in jedes einzelne Detail, was sich mehr als bezahlt macht. Jedes Stück ist ein Unikat und einfach wunderschön.

    • Marlene
      Posted 11. December 2011 at 19:20 | Permalink

      Hallo Sabine! Danke für deinen schönen Kommentar. Ich finde auch: Verena ist eine außergewöhnliche Designerin.

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