Garments designed and made by Rebecca Ferguson, reflect your personality, culture & taste.
Designed and sculpted to suite only you,then crafted to perfection.
About Rebecca Ferguson
Rebecca’s mother first taught her to sew at a very young age, combined with the love of art and design at high school, that is where it all started.
After completing NZQA in fashion design at Wanganui in 1995, Rebecca went straight into the wedding industry being a part of a team creating bridal gowns.
In the year 2000, RLF Exclusive Designs began, designing and creating bridal, evening and special occasion wear for the individual.
Rebecca is passionate about her work and finds it an honor to be a part of such special occasions.
More than 20 years on in the industry, Rebecca has chosen to have her studio away from the hustle and bustle of town and is situated just 12miniutes drive from Taradale and Hastings.
Common questions and steps and tips to having a dress by Rebecca Ferguson
When should I book in?
Bookings are limited. It is recommended that you book with her as soon as you are aware you have a wedding or event coming up.
Tip: Brides normally book in 6-13 months in advance, evening/ special occasion wear 3-6 months in advance. If your event is sooner than this, please contact Rebecca to find out her availability.
What if I live away from Hawkes bay?
Rebecca makes garments for people from all over N.Z. and beyond.
Tip: Sometimes Designs can be done via Email, book in well in advance if you are out of town, then Rebecca will be able to work with you for fitting times.
How do I book in?
Email or phone to book a design consultation.
What happens in design consolation?
Rebecca will help bring your ideas together, showing you samples of fabric, beads etc, then options of designs are drawn in front of you until your design looks the best it can.
Tip: flick thru magazines to see the things you like and don’t like, bring all your ideas/ pictures to your consultation. From there Rebecca will get a feeling for the things you like, and create a design to suite your dreams.
How will I know my dress I like will suit me?
Your design will be created into a calico mock up. The bulk of the pattern and design line decisions happen while you are standing in it, allowing the pattern to be sculpted, and cut to suit your body shape the best it can. It will be then transformed into the real fabric.
Price of each garment is dependent on style, fabric, intricate hand work/ beading etc. A written quote is given before garments are started.
Tip: If you know your budget, Rebecca can adapt the design to suit.
Yes, Rebecca is well known for recreating and giving garments that specialist fit. She has a bridal and special occasion wear alteration service.
Tip: book well in advance, quotes are given before job is started.