House of Snowball will be taking a new direction for the brand with a major focus on designing Ready to Wear collections. Utilising our creativity and experience, we will be spending more time concentrating on designing and producing beautiful clothing that is more accessible to you.
|Kristie and Louise Coakley, House of Snowball designers in Coventry St Boutique March, 2010|
Top; Designer, Kristie Coakley in the doorway of the newly opened House of Snowball
Those of you who walk past the shop each week to look at the window display and see us work on new creations, don't be sad, you will still be able to be inspired online at anytime of the day. With a virtual shop, designers Kristie and Louise Coakley will be blogging photographs of new creations and design sketches daily.
|Facebook Nov, 12 Winners at The Melbourne Cup|
As most of you know our Online E-Boutique will continue to feature our latest accessories and dress collections, and we will inform you of new national and international stockists as they arise.
Some of our rare and beautiful pieces will be available in the boutique at reduced prices until closing on Sunday 16th December.
A TRIBUTE TO THE MAKERS OF HOUSE OF SNOWBALL
The following is a tribute to the people who have made House of Snowball boutique a reality. With some genuine quotes by local customers over the years.
|Designers, Louise and Kristie ( centre right ) with models at the Press Launch of House of Snowball Coventry St opening, May 2010.|
|Top Left; Kristie Coakley sewing a wedding dress, Top right; Ailsa Woodyard sewing 'Betsy' Dress|
Above; Heidi Coakley photographing new Abbie Walsh stock
"It's just so exquisite, it's like... it's like Paris!" A Customer, Wed 27th April, 2010
"So amazing! You have the best shop in all of Melbourne!" A Customer, Monday, 15th March, 2010
"Oh I just love this shop!" A Customer, Friday 26th March, 2010
|On Skype with accessories designer, Abbie Walsh in London when "Lady Luxe" Mario Testino shoot came out, Feb 2012|
Above Left: Louise Auréjac, A.K.A. "Paris Louise" sewing in the Atelier, 2011, Above Right; Paul Rowe behind the scenes, 2012.
Left; Kristie cutting the hems of Yellow Daisy Dress , Right; Louise working on Siobhan's wedding dress.
"It's so lovely to see clothes with such an amazing finish! You don't see clothes like this these days!"
"That dress has the wow factor!"
"That is the most amazing dress!" A Customer, Saturday, 3rd April, 2010
"I think I'll have to wait til I get to heaven before I can do something as beautiful as this!" A Customer, Sunday 26th Sept, 2010
"Your shop just makes the world a better place." A Customer, Sat 25th June, 2011
|Kristie and Paul drinking "Snowballs", Christmas 2011 |
House of Snowball, 277 Coventry St will be closing on Sunday 16th December, 2012.