There to guide and inspire you every step of the way, Jillian spends time with each of her clients – designing, handcrafting and fitting every garment to perfection.


Jillian Franklin is an internationally renowned couture house, specialising in the creation of exquisitely crafted handmade gowns for the discerning bride. For over three decades, Jillian has provided a bespoke dressmaking service using traditional couture techniques complemented by contemporary styling.

Here to guide and inspire every step of the way, Jillian designs, handcrafts and fits each garment to perfection from her studio.

At the heart of our design process is the wearer. We work collaboratively with our brides using traditional couture techniques to create garments that reflect the unique essence of each woman.

From the first sketch to the finishing touches, our dresses express our clients’ vision. We fit, cut, sew and tailor each garment with attention to detail, expert craftsmanship and an enduring passion for luxurious design. The result is an experience that is exclusively yours.

Jillian’s Story

Jillian Franklin is a passionate, creative and pioneering figure in Australia’s bridal design industry. Drawing inspiration from her life-long love of haute-couture, Jillian combines contemporary styling with traditional techniques and superior fabrications.

Jillian’s interest in designing and dressmaking began at a young age. Encouraged by her family to pursue her passion, it didn’t take long for Jillian’s dreams to become a reality. After becoming known for her avant-garde style during her days of formal study, Jillian has gone on to become one of Australia’s most sought after bridal couturiers.

Jillian has received numerous accolades for design and dressmaking, including a place in the Top 25 at the Bridal Choice awards. These achievements serve to mark the beautiful work that Jillian is known for throughout Australia and the world.

Jillian combines contemporary styling with traditional techniques and superior fabrications