Don’t be afraid to make an entrance in this jaw-dropping gown by Ae’lkemi. Embellished with black sequins, it features a plunging V neckline, fitted semi-sheer sleeves and a split mermaid hemline. Sophisticated and dramatic, it’s the perfect ball to rent for a black tie function or awards night.
Sweep your hair behind the shoulders in voluminous curls and pair with crystal earrings for a glamorous look. Slip into a pair of black stilettos and hire a white faux fur cape for chillier occasions. Read our blog post for more tips on the black tie dress code.
About the designer
Ae’lkemi designer Alvin Fernandez graduated top of his class in 1998 and was awarded student designer of the year. Since his early acclaim this WA based designer has continued to create unique designs with an emphasis on hand prints, contrasting many ideas and a desire to buck the fashion trend with his innovation and signature “raw elegance”.
Size & Fit
All dresses listed are in Australian sizes.
BUST: Fitted plunging neckline. We recommend silicone cups and Hollywood tape to secure fabric in place over bust.
HIPS: Fitted. Please note this dress looks best when fitted to the waist and hips.
LENGTH: This dress is floor length and the size 8 measures 147.5cm from shoulder to hem.
UNDERGARMENTS: Consider shapewear to minimise lines.
FABRIC: Fabric has slight stretch.
GREAT FOR: Pear, Hourglass, Apple, Curvy, Petite body types.
DRESS SIZE GUIDE
SIZE CONVERSION CHART
Since sizing and cut varies between dresses and brands, please use this chart as a general guide. The sizing in this chart applies to this dress ONLY. If you need assistance selecting the proper size, please contact our friendly customer service team.
Delivery & Return
The fastest shipping method is automatically applied at checkout to ensure your order is with you by 8pm on your requested date. Our shipping fee ranges between $10.95 - $15. This fee includes the delivery to you, and the return back to us (in a pre-paid satchel). The delivery fee only applies to full bookings. Standard Try On orders are free of shipping costs, however there is an additional fee of $15 if you wish to receive your Try On order on the same day.
Returning your rental item is very simple and free. Simply place your item in the pre-paid return bag provided by GC, and drop it at your nearest Post Office or the yellow Express Postal Box.
If your rental period ends on a Sunday or a public holiday, just drop your item in the nearest yellow Express Postal Box on the return date. It will be shipped back to us in the next business day.
We take care of dry-cleaning too so you don't have to worry about it.
In the unlikely event that you returned your rental item back late, you will incur late fees.
Please see FAQs for more details.
You can book up to two dresses to try on within the convenience of your home for $30. For more information on our Try On service, please visit this link.
Try On service is only available for dresses. Please note that we are unable to hold dresses for your actual event date until a booking order is placed.