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Wedding Dress “The Accolade”

White velvet decorated Guinevere's dress


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Medieval Wedding Dress "The Accolade "

Decorated white velvet Guinevere's dress

We don't do itoften, but this time we tried to exactly replicate the cut and style of the Guinevere's dress. The reason for this is numerous requests from our customers, who want to have a medieval wedding dress for their special day, and the dress that comes from one of the most popular medieval-themed pieces of art is a perfect match for this goal. If you have a groom in shining armor, you definitely want to be a bride in this beautiful medieval bride's dress

It is harmonious combination of the classical silhouette of Late Middle Ages – narrow bodice, lowered waistline and long full skirt draped in the relief folds, – with the elements of the Renaissance costume – lush and voluminous sleeves and rich embroidery on the dress hemline.

The dress is made of white Italian natural velvet. Narrow bodice is tighten to the size by two pieces of golden lace which are simultaneously decorating the side seams.

Deep triangular cut and shoulder parts of the sleeves are decorated with golden brocade additionally enhanced with the application of the golden metalized net, golden lace embroidery and Swarovski crystals.

Long flared sleeves are trimmed with gold braid on the edge and lined inside with the silk. They are additionally attached to the base fabric with gold metal beads.

Flared Cut skirt is draped into the deep folds. The skirt consists of six wedges, and has a length of the hemline about 9 m (30 feet). Each wedge is decorated with two elements of the golden embroidery, that is – twelve embroidered elements per skirt.

The ornament for the decoration of the sleeves upper parts and the hemline was developed by our designers based on the traditional Celtic ornaments. The ornament for the triangular decollete cut (also specifically designed by us for this dress) has a slightly different rhythm and structure dictated by the shape of the decollete cut (its triangular form demanded lighter more graceful variation of the ornament).

This is a truly dress for the Medieval Queen: heavy and luxurious, but yet elegant and romantic.

Every knight would be inspired to serve to this Queen!

About “The Accolade” collection:

For the creation of this garment collection we were inspired by “Accolade” (1901) – the famous painting of the Edmund Leighton who's interest for the Medieval subjects and manner was greatly influenced by early inquests of the Pre-Paphaellites Brotherhood. For the last hundred years both, art connoisseur and popular public, are equally charmed by this painting: not only because popularity of Arthur's theme and its courtly poetic, not just because of Leighton's craftsmanship, – but, mainly, because of the delicate appearance of the beautiful Queen Guinevere who became the embodiment and the symbol of the image of the Lady of the Heart in knightly compassion.

She is unreachable ideal of the purity, bodily and spiritual beauty, the patroness of the knights in service of light and good. Each detail of her image is speaking of that – the golden crown on the flowing golden curls of her hairs, soft face and white-and-gold dress glimmering in the beam of the daylight.

We tried to re-create this masterpiece of the art of painting with our contemporary art means – in the language of the textile, fashion design, jewelry and photography.

Here, to your attention we are introducing "The Accolade" wedding dress from the Medieval court wedding costume ansamble from “The Knighting” artwork, which includes velvet dress, silk chemise, belt, brooch and crown. All details of the collection are unified by the Celtic ornamental motifs reworked by us for the implementation in the various materials. The rim of the crown, details of the belt brooch the trim of the chemise sleeves, as well as dress shoulder parts and hemline, are all decorated with the variations of this ornament.

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Please contact us if you have any additional questions.

If you are looking for a fantasy wedding dress, you can also take a look at our Fantasy Wedding Dress "Water Flowers" here


  • Natural Italian velvet
  • Natural silk (sleeves lining)
  • Golden brocade (in the decorative elements)
  • Golden lace
  • Golden net
  • Svarovki crystals
  • Golden metal beads
  • Trim

Dress features:

  • Deep triangular decollete
  • Flared sleeves with the silk lining
  • Side lacing
  • Lowered waistline
  • Wide folded skirt
  • Rich embroidery

Please note:

  • This listing is for the dress only
  • Please check all items from the collection here

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Women's Belt “The Accolade”

Etched brass belt with pearls

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Medieval Brooch “The Accolade”

Etched brass brooch with pearl

$29.00 $23.00

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  • Lauren 12 of October 2021:

    Can this be made with silver trim instead? I would love this but my theme has silver and not gold colors

    ArmStreet Team:

    We are out of silver trim at the moment, unfortunately. 

  • YM 17 of February 2020:

    Any plus size options?

    ArmStreet Team:

    Please send us your bust and waist circumference so we could confim we can make this dress for you. 

  • Linda 22 of September 2019:

    I would like to purchase the dress with the chemise, belt and the boots. no on the crown but I have in mind another headpiece you guys have online. The only problem is that the only color that is available is a burgundy color that I don’t care for. This would be for my wedding in late April next year but I need it in that off white color that shows in the picture. Is that color still available for purchase? And I would like to purchase everything on the picture down to the bodice jewel and gold sleeves :) I love the design.

    ArmStreet Team:

    Dear Linda, we should have white velvet by the end of the year so there will be enough time to make and deliver the dress before the wedding. 

  • zorija 06 of November 2018:

    I want to dress this on my wedding, it will be avaiable?

    ArmStreet Team:

    Hello, we are glad to inform you that dress is now available for purchase. 

  • Susan 17 of January 2017:

    Hi there Please could you show me what options you have for gold and silver thin trims (more like trim on her sleeves). Would this work on the thinner white underdress, weight wise? Also do you have a picture that shows all your dress trims please? thanks so much!

    ArmStreet team:

    The Accolade trim goes in Gold and Silver, any of two trims can be used on the Accolade Chemise. Here is the link for all of the trims we use - https://armstreet.com/trims.html.

  • Christy 01 of September 2015:

    Can this dress still be made?

    ArmStreet team:

    Happy to inform that the Accolade dress is available for order again!
    Enjoy your shopping!

  • Karina 04 of April 2015:

    I'm wondering, can this dress be made without the long trailing sleeves? And can this dress be made in linen instead of the velvet? How much would that cost? Thank you, Karina

    ArmStreet team:

    Shape of the sleeves cannot be changed. This dress can only be made out of velvet fabric, sorry.

  • ginnette 26 of February 2015:

    i am thinking about just wearing the dress without the chemise would that work ? its a budget thing i originally thought it was all one piece.

    ArmStreet team:

    "The Accolade" chemise is a separate piece. It should always be worn with this dress, because of its deep neckline. It can be optionally replaced by the other chemises.

  • Irene Gordon 14 of January 2015:

    That timing sounds fine. Can I ask, is the bodice boned? I am looking at this and one other gown and will have to make my decision in the next couple of weeks.

    ArmStreet team:

    The bodice of this dress is boneless.

  • Irene Gordon 13 of January 2015:

    I love this dress but wondered if the detailing can be done in silver?

    ArmStreet team:

    Yes, but producing of the decorations in silver will take about 1-2 extra months. If this works for you, please email us at contact@armstreet.com.

  • James Mackenzie 01 of November 2014:

    Hello, Please could you let me know if this dress can be made in colours other than bridal white? I would like to use this style of dress for a photo shoot, but it is not to be used as a bridal gown. I am looking for a rustic green or red colour preferably. Thanks for your help. James (UK)

    ArmStreet team:

    Can be made of bottle green or red embossed velvet.

  • Cheryl-Anne Patin 27 of September 2014:

    Hi! Will you ever have this dress in stock again? Or maybe have it in another colour like green, blue, or burgundy? I adore the gold trim and knotwork. It's a gorgeous representation of the dress in the painting (which I have in my living room!).

    ArmStreet team:

    You can always order this dress in custom size. We had a couple of dresses in standard sizes, but now they are sold out. Now it can be made to order only.
    Can be made of white, black, bottle green, dark blue, flocked burgundy velvet.

  • SteelLady 12 of August 2014:

    Hello, This dress is beautiful! I like the style and how it is made. But, there are many of us girls that just do not like gold but silver. And also not white but dark colors. Do you plan in the future to make them in optional colors? We already ordered for you for our past wedding and we are very satisfied but there are more events still to attend... Greetings, Steel Lady

    ArmStreet team:

    We have several options of dark velvet. Producing of the decorations in silver version will take about 1-2 extra months. If this works for you, please contact us at contact@armstreet.com.

  • C. Watroba 25 of July 2014:

    Can this gown be made in other color velvet, such as pale blue?

    ArmStreet team:

    We can use natural velvet of the other colors which are presented here. Manufacturing will take a longer (we would need to find matching colored silk for lining of the sleeves), and golden decor won't look as bright as on the white background.
    We have no pale blue velvet, sorry.

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  • Kendra 13 of October 2020:

    I purchased this dress for my wedding June of 2019 and can't remember if I had a chance to thank you. It fit perfectly and the service to get my dress out to me on time despite issues with availability of the fabric was wonderful. I ordered it in the silver trim and the detail was exquisite and I still get compliments about the dress. By the way also supper comfortable and I could relax and enjoy my day.

  • Mildred  14 of September 2019:

    I received this dress, which I took in white cotton. It is beautiful. I really recommend it for anyone who wants an unusual outfit. It goes very well with the "princess found" shirt. On the other hand, it's not a dress you can put on quickly. It's made to measure, and the thin lacing has to be almost completely undone to fit inside. It's just the thing for an exceptional outfit.

  • avalyen 22 of September 2015:

    hello like to Thankyou as over again for this beautiful absolutely stunning gown the design fabric perfect I have sent you photos enjoy beautifully made

    ArmStreet team:

    Wow, thanks! Beautiful noble lady wandering around in the woods...

  • avalyen 09 of September 2014:

    hello just recieved this accolade dress, it is amazing designed and perfect fit again thankyou armstreet the belt also great fit, with so many historic gowns your team makes. great choices

    ArmStreet team:

    Thank you, we're very happy that you liked them!

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