Paulynn’s feedback stood out among the rest. Spotting my natural asymmetrical posture due to nasty sculiosis almost immediately after I tried on one of her dresses, she honestly rebuffed my idea of considering a halter neckline. Instead, she recommended boat neck for me and rather loose-fitting waistline to cover-up the deformity. On top of that, she even urged me to decide by October to avoid last minute panic (based on her past experience with many frantic brides who lost excessive weight or indecisive ones who requested her to make major amendment just 2 months before the wedding). WOW. After some chat on the cost, I left the boutique rather impressed.
My overall experience with her has been very positive from the beginning til end. My dress was ready by December except for the hem where she explained that an accurate continuous stretch of lace is required so that the train would look seamless. She allowed me to have my dress kept at her boutique until a week before the big day to ‘preserve’ so as to speak.
Custom made wedding dress by Paulynn cost at least RM800, depending on the materials selected and workmanship required. Some of the cheaper options were simple chiffon while some which would cost more were full lace (expect from RM2.2k onwards). Any fancy add-ons such as beads, hand- stitches crotchets, transformative gown / 2 piece dress cost nothing below RM3k.
I am proud to say that i am one of the satisfied clients of White & Lacy BS. Got married 2 years ago and had my gown made by Paulynn. This woman is an incredible designer. Actually, i didn’t know about White & Lacy but my friend recommended me to Paulynn because it was her that have her gown made. Since she was my bestfriend i trusted her taste and i’m so glad with the results. For my wedding gown, Paulynn made me a replica of pronovia gown as per my instructions because pronovia is my favorite since i was very young.
after checking various boutiques’ portfolios, I have decided to make White & Lacy my preferred boutique for my made to measure wedding dress. The handwork is exquisite and they specialize in lace dresses, and I want a lacy wedding dress, with sleeves since it’s a church wedding. Then we left for W&L. The area is very unassuming and a bit run down, but at closer look you can see the signboard for the boutique. Going up the stairs I had to smile because the walls were painted lavender (my favourite colour). We went in and met Paulynn and she is amazing with 20+ years of experience under her belt. She sat down to business, took a good look at my body type and started drawing designs. Since she is mostly custom making dresses, she didnt really have a selection of dresses to try on. The figure she quoted us was much higher than my budget (then again, on hindsight I really underestimated my custom made dress budget), but we went for it. My mom also picked out for me the off-white vintage, French lace (I love it too, but much more expensive T.T).
Bottom line, I don’t regret going zeroing in on White & Lacy.
I ended up at Paulynn Chan’s White and Lacy boutique. Just the day before, I commissioned her to make dresses for my mum and my three bridesmaids. She made my wedding planner’s wedding dress as well as another friend’s wedding dress. Unfortunately, there wasn’t anything for me to try on in her boutique but I had a conversation with her about how I wanted the cheongsam to look like and she quickly drew the design on the spot. The corresponding price that was quoted was more than reasonable. Most importantly, I felt Paulynn had an expert opinion and wasn’t afraid to share it. I knew she wasn’t going to dress me in something that looked hideous on me. We discussed colours and materials and the type of lace for the cheongsam. Once I left, I felt at reassured that I’ve made the right choice and that my cheongsam is going to look nice!
Waistline: Natural waist, Sleeve style: Cap sleeve, Train length: Sweep
Material: Full Lace (plain without beads), Special feature: Orange sash tied to the back
White & Lacy
Add: 30A Jalan SS22/25, Damansara Jaya, 47400 Petaling Jaya, Selangor Darul Ehsan, Malaysia.
Tel: Paulynn – (+60) 03-7729 5262 or (+60) 012-212 5262
Business hours: Tuesday to Saturday 10am to 6pm (by appointment only)