For Spring/Summer 2017, Houghton designer Katharine Polk drew inspiration from the shapes and effects created by layering fabrics.

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Girly, romantic silhouettes, such as an empire line blush gown, were juxtaposed with more edgy looks. A full-length black lace catsuit was layered under a white gown with Houghton's signature cut-outs and plisse tulle frills.

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Delicate lace in both white and black, broiderie anglaise, tulle and embellisments made for a modern and covetable collection for fashion-forward brides, paired with white netted catsuits for a subtle, sexy edge.

The stand out looks for us included a d'esprit tulle see-through midi with cape detail and a lilac grey one-shoulder gown with lace bodice and tulle ruffles cascading down the skirt.

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Cool, contemporary and effortlessly stylish, these looks are not for the faint-hearted.