• A TikToker instructed Insider her wedding ceremony reception look was impressed by Galia Lahav’s “Fabianna” costume.
  • She re-created the costume utilizing a $68 SKIMS bodysuit and lace cloth she purchased off Etsy.
  • Julia stated including the lace cloth introduced the price of the costume to $1,300.

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Marriage ceremony outfits could be costly, however one bride discovered a technique to carry her dream look to life with out going over finances.

Julia, who requested that Insider publish her first identify just for privateness causes, had her eyes set on the Galia Lahav “Fabianna” costume when planning what to put on for her June wedding ceremony reception. Nevertheless, she could not justify the $7,000 price ticket.

Julia was impressed by the Galia Lahav “Fabianna” costume.

Galia Lahav

As an alternative, Julia determined to make her personal model of the robe utilizing a $68 bodysuit from Kim Kardashian’s SKIMS line, in addition to some lace cloth that she bought off Etsy.

“The SKIMS bodysuit had the same neckline to the costume I wished to re-create,” she stated of the Energy Mesh bodysuit, which she bought final summer time in a marble coloration.

Based on a SKIMS consultant, the bodysuit, which debuted in 2020, has been discontinued. The SKIMS Sheer Sculpt bodysuit is supposed to be related, the consultant instructed Insider.

“As I used to be hand-sewing every bit of lace onto the bodysuit, I believed there was no manner it will maintain up, however I used to be so completely satisfied it did,” Julia stated.

Julia used the remainder of the lace cloth to make the skirt and the straps, after which she used an outdated bra hook for the closure of the skirt. She stated the costume price $1,300 to make and took her about 4 days to finish.

Julia told Insider she spent $1,300 making her wedding reception dress.

She spent $1,300 making her wedding ceremony reception costume.


In Could, Julia shared a TikTok video exhibiting the method of constructing her reception costume. It had over 701,000 views as of Saturday. As a result of she did not have a model, she stated she used a weight plate to re-create her measurements, so the costume was made to suit her precise physique form.

Julia stated seeing her handmade reception costume on was “good whereas it lasted,” however she received pizza all around the robe after solely carrying it for about 5 minutes. Nevertheless, she stated she plans to get the costume cleaned so she will take extra photos.

“I need to go to the seaside with the costume on as a result of I feel it will look actually fairly within the sunshine,” she stated. “The best way the costume sparkles because of the lace cloth is breathtaking.”

Julia told Insider that she was so happy with the final version of her SKIMS dress

Julia stated she was so pleased with the ultimate model of her SKIMS costume.



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