Why You Should Choose Us

Every woman dreams of her wedding day, of wearing a dress that she never wants to take off. A dress that is as memorable as the day itself.

The luxurious feel of wearing a custom made wedding dress. It could be the intricate detail in the lace, the glistening of the crystals or the beads that are precisely placed that are the perfect finishing touch.

Your dream wedding dress is waiting to be designed and made for you at Melissa Waite Couture.



Dressmaker / Couturier, Melissa Waite specialises in custom made, unique wedding dresses, using exquisite fabrics and laces sourced nationally and internationally.

Melissa has over 20 years experience in dressmaking and construction of designer garments.

After studying Fashion Technology, Melissa attended NIDA for 2 years and completed the Costume Making course in 1996. After completing her study, Melissa worked in the film, theatre and television industry for 11 years with some of Sydney's best costume makers and designers.

In 2007, Melissa commenced working in the bridal industry with established designers in Sydney and Newcastle which has become her passion.

Currently operating 'Melissa Waite Couture' from her own home studio, Melissa focuses on bringing her years of experience to deliver hand made and fitted couture weddings dresses in the Newcastle and Hunter Valley.


0418 441 381

Newcastle NSW Australia