About Daphne Newman

Timeless and classic with an air of effortlessness, Daphne Newman's pieces are inspired by the modern bride. Her collections of veils, silk robes and separates explore refined, yet soft silhouettes with feminine details and soft embellishment. The brand offers a modern approach to bridal dressing beyond the wedding gown demonstrating to brides and industry alike, that you can incorporate tradition without compromising personal style. 

Daphne’s commitment to traditional couture techniques and her global pursuit of fine fabric and lace is rooted in her belief of authenticity, quality, and attributed to her intimate knowledge of the fabric industry. She stands firmly behind her methods, committed to the time-intensive hand techniques and endeavours to use only natural fibres and dyes whenever possible. All her pieces are meant to be kept by the bride as a timeless memory of her wedding style and become an heirloom for future generations.

Behind The Brand

Describe the woman you design for…

She is modern, fashion-forward and independent. She has a vision and values timeless design over trends.


Do you offer a custom design service? If so, how long does it take to make a custom piece?

We do, we love custom design! Our custom veils can take anywhere from 2-6 months, depending on the design scope, and custom robes from 2-4 months.


What is your most popular style for brides?

The Classic Silk Tulle because it effortlessly completes the look. However, the Kennedy, which is a constellation-inspired design of pearls, is a very close second!


What advice do you give to brides to care for their veils?

Ensure you get your veil cleaned by a trusted, reputable dry cleaner and ensure you store it in a cool, dry place away from sunlight.


You also design beautiful bridal robes, perfect for pre-wedding preparations. What are your most popular robe designs?

The Ilisha was one of our first designs and continues to be a best-seller, the embellishment makes it really special. Grace is another very popular design; you cannot go wrong with a sweeping French lace train.

Editor’s Notes

Why we love it…

Each piece is crafted from the finest silk tulles and lace from around the globe, made to order and customizable for your needs.


For the bride…

Who aspires for a classical veil that is a statement in its own right. Also for the bride with a love for luxurious loungewear, who seeks a chic robe or pair of silk separates to wear pre and or post-wedding.


Styling tips…

Don’t let the veil be an afterthought, consider its length, style and fabrication as carefully as you would the dress.