For years Casey Jeanne has captivated us with her alluring and sophisticated custom wedding gowns. Her name is the first on the lips of every future bride. With a style, elegance and custom fit unlike no other, Casey Jeanne is quickly becoming South Africa’s leading couture go-to woman.
Known as the lady with the ‘magic hands’, her designs are known for their glamour, elegance, sophistication, luxurious fabrics and pristine fit, combining classical elements with a contemporary edge. The ‘Casey Jeanne’ woman causes whiplash in these hot couture frocks designed to turn heads. She is a woman who values luxury and style and one who embraces her sexuality.
Casey Jeanne has been featured in a number of local and national magazines including the likes of ELLE, Fairlady, Fairlady Bride, Rooi Rose, Glamour, Glamour Hair, Deelish Life & Style Magazine, Grazia Magazine, Get It North Coast and Highway as well as The Ballito Magazines.
In 2012, Casey Jeanne was awarded the Vukani Fashion Awards National Best Collection and overall title winner as well as the national winner for the Live Out Loud Young Designer Bridal Awards.
“I design for a confident and strong woman who is comfortable with her body and her shape, no matter what size she is. She is a classy, classic and feminine woman with a slight mischievous and rebellious edge.”
She also took the titles of Gateway’s Durban July Preview Show Recycled Designer Winner as well as first place at the Young Designer Awards in Sandton in the same year. She then went on to design 2009 Top Billing Presenter Search winner, Kelly Parkhurst’s wedding gown at the end of 2012. Shortly after that, Casey was awarded runner up at the national Wedding Expo Young Designer competition.
She was also awarded first place at the 2013 Vodacom Durban July Fashion Challenge and the following year was hand selected as one of the Vodacom Durban July’s premium Invited Designers.
In 2014 Casey was selected to showcase at South African Fashion week two seasons in a row with a successful partnership with Edgars being born. One of Casey’s proudest accolades was being nominated for the KZN Young Achiever Awards where she took home first prize in the Arts and Design category.
Casey studied Fashion & Textiles at the Durban University of Technology, where she received the National Research Foundation Award and completed her Masters degree at the end of 2015. Most recently, Casey was nominated as one of the best bridal gown designers in South Africa, and later won the first prize title in a black-tie awards ceremony in Sandton, Johannesburg as part of the Top Vendor Wedding Awards 2016. Her 2017 highlights include being featured on the cover of the Get It Magazine, being invited to showcase her Jeannelle l’amour Bridal collection in Australia and launching her flagship Jeannelle l’amour Bridal boutique in Morningside, Durban. At the young age of 27, her inspirational attitude and passion is a driving force in making Casey Jeanne one of South Africa’s leading young persons to watch.