You WILL go to the ball Cinderella!

A ball is simply no place for a pretty dress, it’s a gown you need darling, and gcVIP is here to be your fairy godmother and find you the perfect one…even if you’ve left it to the last minute!

Here’s your curated shortlist of the must-visit fashion boutiques for special occasion couture. Our photographers will be out in force at the Ray White Charity Ball and we cannot wait to see you there looking glamorous!

Gearbox Boutique

Owner of Gearbox Boutique at The Oasis, Christine Deaves is the ‘go-to’ for local fashionistas, socialites and celebrities alike when it comes to special occasion wear. Christine says she’s constantly up-styling her collection and accommodating outrageous requests from local ladies who seek show-stopping gowns for their next event.

“I’m known for keeping a Little Black Book of Gowns, where I list all the biggest events on the Coast and who’s wearing what. This way, my customers know they will be dressed in something beautifully unique and won’t end up in the same outfit as anyone else”.

Gearbox Boutique stock a range of beautiful brands such as Elle Zeitoune, Bariano, Jadore, Tahlula, Pasduchas and more, with many of the garments available for under $500. Plus, customers get the added benefit of personal styling by Christine. Amen!

One Honey Boutique

One Honey Boutique at Bundall is famed the Coast over by many an Insta model and socialite. They have so many amazing gowns on offer starting from just $200 – which is lucky for your credit card because you’ll be hard pressed to leave the boutique with just one gown!

There’s classic cuts, cleavage boosting cuts, glitter or sequin mermaid styles, black tie gowns and more from a range of Aussie designers including Honey Couture, Jadore, Tina Holly Couture and Portia & Scarlett to name just a few.

Studio Minc

Young, fun and sophisticated – that’s the Studio Minc girl! This gorgeous boutique on Chevron Island prides itself on sourcing the most beautiful, unique, and inspiring fabrics to use in their custom designed gowns including French, Italian, and Korean laces, embellished nets and the highest grade sequin fabrics. It’s the handpicked fabrics, extensive pattern making and premium Australian manufacturing that sets Studio Minc apart. Chanel your Met Gala – at a fraction of the cost. You’re welcome.

Gown for Hire?

Have you considered hiring a gown? Sure it’s not going to be brand spanking new fresh from the boutique shelves but you will get some serious bang for your buck with this option. Our pics? Glam Corner and The Vault.

Looking forward to seeing you and your fashions on Saturday 14th September at the Ray White Surfers Paradise Muscular Dystrophy Charity Ball! Continue reading about the event HERE