This Victorian Rathmines home with sleek extension is on the market for €3.1 million

Megan Burns

6 brilliant books to put on your reading lists for 2021

Jennifer McShane

Helen James shares her favourite no knead bread recipe

IMAGE

Repeat after me: There is nothing wrong with not wanting a promotion

Colette Sexton

Are Buckingham Palace trying to smear Meghan Markle?

Jennifer McShane

WATCH: This powerful ad is going viral for its realistic depiction of breastfeeding

Jennifer McShane

Our pick of new-in homeware to bring that spring feeling into your home

Megan Burns

There were so many great small-space ideas in last night’s ‘Home of the Year’

Lauren Heskin

‘My 11-year-old daughter lost a dangerous amount of weight before I realised it was anorexia’

IMAGE

Image / Fashion

The Sleeper bridal collection is perfect for the bride who wants something simple yet beautiful


by Edaein OConnell
22nd Jan 2020

Loved by fashion editors all over, the Kiev-based label Sleeper has released a minimalistic bridal collection that modern brides will adore


I was first introduced to the brand Sleeper by our lovely Social Media Manager Sophie.

She wore a pair of the brand’s famous party pyjama sets to the Businesswoman of the Year awards and her outfit was one of the highlights of the night.

The Kiev-based label was created in 2014 by former magazine editors Kate Zubarieva and Asya Varetsa. They created what they call “walking sleepwear” meaning the pieces work just as well at bedtime as they do for a party.

Their vision is fashion with a sense of fun. Most of the pieces are lined with textures such as feathers for an elevated look and when you see the pieces on, you can’t help but smile.

Minimalistic fun

And now Sleeper is venturing into the world of bridal. Speaking to Vogue, the creators said this wasn’t their idea, it was a client’s moment of inspiration: “A customer sent us an email, because we didn’t have an online shop at the time… She wrote, ‘I really want this silk white dress because I am having a wedding in a few months.’”

Thus, they created a line of bridal wear with a minimalistic beauty which will appeal to brides who want something different but without the fuss. From beautiful slip dresses to feather trim pyjamas, the simplicity of each piece adds to its beauty.

The price point is also unique: with Sleeper you won’t have to dig too deep in the pockets with the most expensive piece priced at €420.

Our favourite is the whitewing linen cape, it’s almost whimsical design means it’s the perfect cover-up for your big day.

Atlanta silk dress in pearl white, €380

Party pyjama set with feathers in white, €270

Lacquer silk slip dress with pearls, €350

Whitewing linen cape, €320

Silk 90s style maxi slip dress in pearl white, €420

Michelin silk dress in pearl white, €380

Images: Sleeper 

Check out the 16-page bridal special in the January/February 2020 issue of IMAGE Magazine, on sale now.


Read more: Alternative wedding dresses: the best new styles for non-traditional brides

Read more: These are 5 of the biggest wedding dress trends for 2020

Read more: Break from tradition: 9 alternative celebrity wedding dresses we loved

Also Read

FASHION, SHOPPING
Anine Bing is now available at Brown Thomas

Danish, LA-based model-turned-designer Anine Bing’s eponymous brand has landed in...

By Holly O'Neill

best dressed golden globes 2021
FASHION
All the best looks from the 2021 Golden Globes

By Lauren Heskin

FASHION, SHOPPING
Irish designer Simone Rocha is H&M’s next collaborator

Simone Rocha is the first Irish designer to collaborate with...

By Holly O'Neill

trench coats
FASHION, SHOPPING
The spring-ready trench coats to see you through to summer

By Holly O'Neill

baseball
FASHION, SHOPPING
Baseball caps are back in fashion and ready to hide your roots

Wear a baseball cap with absolutely everything; they're easy to pull off and they're a runway-approved saviour of your roots.

By Holly O'Neill

what's on tonight
CULTURE, FASHION
Chanel’s new podcast and the most-anticipated novel of 2021: What’s on tonight, Wednesday, January 20

Wondering what to do with yourself? Hotly anticipated new books,...

By Lauren Heskin

FASHION, BEAUTY, SHOPPING
The weekend shopping fix: hair heroes, happy t-shirts and luxe candles

By Holly O'Neill

FASHION, SHOPPING
5 works of art trainers to breathe some colour (and comfort) into your wardrobe

With our 2021 plans at home for the foreseeable future, why not go maximalist on the most basic of footwear: trainers.

By Edaein OConnell