Dresses

Buy Me a Coffee at ko-fi.com/collettebycolletteDresses fascinate me, in this gallery we have the 100 Dresses series and the Ghost Dress series. 

100 Dresses

These are the 100 watercolour Dresses, inspired by the book The 100 Dresses by Eleanor Estes in the 1940s. Collette has recreated this show in her own style in her own exhibition in 2018

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The Ghost Dress Series

A fascination for vintage lace and the beauty of dress silhouettes inspired this series

  • The Banshee
    The Banshee is a vintage lace dress from the Ghost Dress series measuring 300mm x 150mm Mixed media on canvas in teals and creams, using quality Golden paints gels and pastes Available for purchase from Art on Tyne Gallery, Oamaru, New Zealand $150.00NZD
  • Apparition
    Apparition is a vintage lace dress from the Ghost Dress series measuring 300mm x 150mm Mixed media on canvas in teals and creams, using quality Golden paints gels and pastes Available for purchase from Art on Tyne Gallery, Oamaru, New Zealand $150.00NZD
  • The Ghost Dress
    The Ghost Dress is a vintage lace dress from the Ghost Dress series measuring 400mm x 200mm Mixed media on canvas in teals and creams, using quality Golden paints gels and pastes Available for purchase from Art on Tyne Gallery, Oamaru, New Zealand $210.00NZD
  • Miranda
    Watercolour 1950s swing dress, the design is based on watercolour silk. I love the neckline with the halter straps, demure yet cheeky
  • Bearchhhhh
    Mixed media beach themed dress painting about Collettes favourite theme, dresses Part of the 100 Dresses series this mixed media artwork has lots of texture and depth. Featurung silver leaf teeth it has some bite! Beach themed colors it also has seashells and starfish along with artist gels and pastes. Measuring 500mm x 900mm, strecthed canvas that is ready to hang. $590.00NZD
  • Christine
    Watercolour ball dress 1950s fully gathered swing skirt in a pretty green with golden bows and bodice detailing
  • Janine
    Watercolour - pretty pink candy floss stayed 1950s evening gown. Strapless with ruched frills
  • Violet
    Watercolour 1950s swing dress with a violet floral trim and satin ribbon feature
  • Liesel
    Watercolour 1950s fully gathered swing skirt with off the shoulder bodice finished in a beautiful floral trim, I imagine handmade flowers stitched individually onto this gown
  • Maria
    Watercolour 1950s swing dress with rushed bodice and black ribbon detail, green with white
  • Michelle
    Watercolour 1950s day dress named after someone i know. Clinched in waist on a fully gathered swing skirt, buttoned bodice with short sleeves and a pretty floral design
  • Jacqualine
    Watercolour 1950s swing dress for a Tiki party of course! Halter design with a gorgeous tropical fabric design, fauna and flora. I actually made this one up as a real dress
  • Heidi
    Watercolour 1950s Swing Dress featuring a unique mountain range look to the design where the bodice forms the peaks of the Swiss Alps making me think of Heidi
  • Aroha
    Watercolour - beautiful 1950s day dress in crip white with red hearts. A crossover bodice and full circle skirt
  • Cherry Oh Baby
    Watercolour 1950s swing dress with a beautiful cherry blossom [rint. A twist front bodice strap design, this one is a real treasure
  • Tammy
    SOLD - Watercolour 1950s leopard print halter swing dress, for that daring woman of course!
  • Fleur
    Watercolour 1950s swing dress with tulip design print around the hem, off the shoulder satin straps for true glamour
  • Sheryl
    SOLD - Watercolour - 1950s day dress with crossover bodice featuring a border and midriff with a popular Royal Albert China design
  • Watercolour Roses
    Watercolour 1950s style swing dress with a crossover halter top secured with a large button. Rose design feature
  • Amy
    SOLD - Lobster style fantasy dress
  • Samantha
    SOLD - Watercolour - 1950s day dress in red and white gingham. Shaped midriff with self covered buttons and crossover straps
  • Yvonne
    SOLD A beautiful full length evening gown with nipped in waist and ornate lace trim. Featuring scattered plum blossoms across the silk bodice and falling down the length of the skirt.

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